Awesome Travel Moviesby dreamescapes101 | created - 21 Jun 2013 | updated - 03 Aug 2015 | Public
Awesome movies for traveling without leaving your seat or inspire you to travel! Enjoy!
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1. Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A writer impulsively buys a villa in Tuscany in order to change her life.
Votes: 39,802 | Gross: $43.61M
A San Francisco divorcee makes a life changing move to Tuscany, Italy. Watched this in the theater when it came out and then watched it when it came on dvd and on tv. I can never stop watching this movie. So many beautiful scenaries of Italy!
2. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Romance
Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.
Votes: 215,855 | Gross: $23.22M
2 college friends travel to Barcelona, Spain during summer vacation.
3. Eat Pray Love (2010)
PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Romance
A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to "find herself".
Votes: 71,171 | Gross: $80.57M
Julia Roberts stars in this one where she travels the world finding her spiritual path or her life's purpose. Highly recommend!
4. Before Sunrise (1995)
R | 101 min | Drama, Romance
A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together.
Votes: 212,344 | Gross: $5.54M
A young man who is trying to find himself meets a french college student on a train ride in Vienna, Austria. From the very first meeting, you can tell the characters and the actors themselves have a connection. That is why this is one of my favorite films!
5. Before Sunset (2004)
R | 80 min | Drama, Romance
Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.
Votes: 186,231 | Gross: $5.79M
The sequel to Before Sunrise where a man and a woman reconnect 9 years later in Paris, France after their encounter in Vienna, Austria ("Before Sunrise").
6. Before Midnight (2013)
R | 109 min | Drama, Romance
We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.
Votes: 111,081 | Gross: $8.11M
This is the continuation of Before Sunrise and Before Sunset. I haven't seen this one yet since it's still in the theaters. From the trailer, the man and woman apparently got married and had children which I am so happy to see!
7. The Intouchables (2011)
R | 112 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.
Votes: 596,237 | Gross: $13.18M
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caretaker. The caregiver brings life to his disabled employer. Takes place in Paris, France and someplace in the South of France.
8. 2 Days in New York (2012)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Manhattan couple Marion and Mingus, who each have children from prior relationships, find their comfortable family dynamic jostled by a visit from Marion's relatives.
Votes: 12,798 | Gross: $0.63M
Spend time in New York City with a dysfunctional family! LOL
9. Green Card (1990)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man wanting to stay in the US enters into a marriage of convenience, but it turns into more than that.
Votes: 19,880 | Gross: $29.89M
French guy marries an environmentalist for a green card. The environmentalist gets a beautiful green house with her apartment. Takes place in New York City.
10. Lost in Translation (2003)
R | 102 min | Drama
A faded movie star and a neglected young woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.
Votes: 350,816 | Gross: $44.59M
An american young bored housewife (Scarlett Johansen) who had traveled with her husband on business befriends an american actor (Bill Murray) in Tokyo, Japan.
11. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.
Votes: 88,181 | Gross: $16.76M
Watched this movie a long time ago can't remember where they traveled to. All I know is I liked it.
12. The Out-of-Towners (1999)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.
Votes: 11,372 | Gross: $28.54M
New York City
13. Sideways (2004)
R | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two men reaching middle age with not much to show but disappointment embark on a week-long road trip through California's wine country, just as one is about to take a trip down the aisle.
Votes: 160,753 | Gross: $71.50M
14. When in Rome (2010)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
Beth is a young, ambitious New Yorker who is completely unlucky in love. However, on a whirlwind trip to Rome, she impulsively steals some coins from a reputed fountain of love, and is then aggressively pursued by a band of suitors.
Votes: 54,479 | Gross: $32.67M
15. Made of Honor (2008)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
A guy in love with an engaged woman tries to win her over after she asks him to be her maid of honor.
Votes: 59,288 | Gross: $46.01M
New York City and some beautiful place in the UK
16. The Blue Lagoon (1980)
R | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene.
Votes: 54,720 | Gross: $58.85M
Travel to an unknown paradise island.
17. Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)
PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In this sequel to The Blue Lagoon (1980), two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become suntanned teenagers in love.
Votes: 15,489 | Gross: $2.81M
The sequel to the blue lagoon. Also takes place at an unknown paradise island.
18. 2 Days in Paris (2007)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Marion and Jack try to rekindle their relationship with a visit to Paris, home of Marion's parents -- and several of her ex-boyfriends.
Votes: 28,161 | Gross: $4.43M
19. Midnight in Paris (2011)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée's family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s everyday at midnight.
Votes: 333,693 | Gross: $56.82M
Man tours with his fiancee and her family to Paris and he ends up time traveling to Paris in the roaring 1920s.
20. An American in Paris (1951)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Three friends struggle to find work in Paris. Things become more complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman.
Votes: 24,885 | Gross: $4.50M
21. Malèna (2000)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Amidst the war climate, a teenage boy discovering himself becomes love-stricken by Malèna, a sensual woman living in a small, narrow-minded Italian town.
Votes: 73,087 | Gross: $3.43M
Townswomen in Italy finds a beautiful young woman threatening. Told by a story from a young boy's perspective.
22. Enchanted April (1991)
PG | 95 min | Drama
This slow-paced gem is about the civilizing influence of Italy on beleaguered Londoners both male and female and has its own civilizing influence on the viewer. It's almost like taking a ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,384 | Gross: $13.20M
23. The Bucket List (2007)
PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die.
Votes: 201,593 | Gross: $93.47M
Love the friendship between Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson! They star as terminal ill cancer patients who travel the world before they kick the bucket. Highly recommend!
24. I Dreamed of Africa (2000)
PG-13 | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Kuki, a divorced Italian socialite, changes her life after a serious car crash. She accepts a marriage proposal from Paolo Gallmann, a man she doesn't know well, and she moves to Kenya with... See full summary »
Votes: 3,961 | Gross: $6.54M
25. Serendipity (2001)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
A couple search for each other years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they'd end up together.
Votes: 93,266 | Gross: $50.29M
New York City and San Francisco, California.
26. Into the Wild (2007)
R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
Votes: 482,044 | Gross: $18.35M
Based on a true story of a young college graduate who travels via hitchhiking on his way to Alaska.
27. National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy
The Griswolds win a vacation tour across Europe where the usual havoc ensues.
Votes: 47,813 | Gross: $49.40M
Different places in Europe
28. Vegas Vacation (1997)
PG | 93 min | Comedy
In the fourth outing for the vacation franchise, the Griswolds have to survive Vegas fever when they go to Las Vegas for a fun family vacation.
Votes: 36,955 | Gross: $36.43M
The Griswold Family travels to Las Vegas baby!
29. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.
Votes: 164,529 | Gross: $92.82M
30. Amélie (2001)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Romance
Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.
Votes: 598,724 | Gross: $33.23M
32. Le divorce (2003)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy
French vs. American social customs and behaviors are observed in a story about an American visiting her Frenchman-wed sister in Paris.
Votes: 10,215 | Gross: $9.07M
33. French Kiss (1995)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A woman flies to France to confront her straying fiancé, but gets into trouble when the charming crook seated next to her uses her for smuggling.
Votes: 41,437 | Gross: $38.90M
34. Letters to Juliet (2010)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Sophie dreams of becoming a writer and travels to Verona, Italy where she meets the "Secretaries of Juliet".
Votes: 80,945 | Gross: $53.03M
New York and Verona, Italy
35. Milan (2004)
A Filipino (Piolo Pascual) falls in love with another woman (Claudine Barretto) while searching for his wife in Italy.
Filipinos working in Italy
36. L'auberge espagnole (2002)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship.
Votes: 36,291 | Gross: $3.90M
37. A Map for Saturday (2007)
TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary
On a trip around the world, every day feels like Saturday. A MAP FOR SATURDAY reveals a world of long-term, solo travel through the stories of trekkers on four continents. The documentary ... See full summary »
38. Last Stop for Paul (2006)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy
Charlie and Cliff decide they want to go to the Full Moon party in Thailand. Along the way they travel around the world sprinkling the ashes of their dead friend Paul. As they go from ... See full summary »
Votes: 530 | Gross: $0.01M
39. Mamma Mia! (2008)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Family, Musical
The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular 1970s group ABBA.
Votes: 160,719 | Gross: $144.13M
40. Y Tu Mamá También (2001)
R | 106 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.
Votes: 98,945 | Gross: $13.62M
41. Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family
Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two come back together. On the way he discovers France, bicycling, and true love, among other things.
Votes: 97,883 | Gross: $33.30M
43. The Way (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 123 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A father heads overseas to recover the body of his estranged son who died while traveling the "El camino de Santiago," and decides to take the pilgrimage himself.
Votes: 25,634 | Gross: $4.43M
44. A Good Year (2006)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A British investment broker inherits his uncle's chateau and vineyard in Provence, where he spent much of his childhood. He discovers a new laid-back lifestyle as he tries to renovate the estate to be sold.
Votes: 77,555 | Gross: $7.46M
45. Elizabethtown (2005)
PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
During a hometown memorial for his Kentucky-born father, a young man begins an unexpected romance with a too-good-to-be-true stewardess.
Votes: 61,676 | Gross: $26.84M
46. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
R | 93 min | Comedy
A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.
Votes: 101,527 | Gross: $49.53M
48. The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
R | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A year after their father's funeral, three brothers travel across India by train in an attempt to bond with each other.
Votes: 152,288 | Gross: $11.90M
49. Take Me Home (2011)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Soon after Thom starts operating as an illegal taxi driver in New York City, Claire hires him to drive her to California after her estranged father suffers a heart attack.
Votes: 6,575 | Gross: $0.02M
50. Last Love (2013)
Not Rated | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
He's a widower in Paris who speaks no French; she's a dance instructor less than half his age. Can they become a family, or will his estranged adult children halt the friendship?