9 Travel Movies To Watch When You Are Chilling At Home To Escape The Corona Virus!
1. The Lord Of The Rings - The Entire TrilogyIMDb Rating: 8.8
Place: New Zealand
The Lord Of The Rings takes you all across the landscapes of New Zealand. In the movies, Frodo and Sam are on a quest to destroy the ring and this takes them to places such as Hobbiton, Rohan, Gondor and Mt. Doom. And while these fictional places have a lot of SFX, know that the beautiful country of New Zealand proved to be an enchanting background for them.
2. Indiana Jones And The Raiders Of The Lost Ark
IMDb Rating: 8.4
Places: Peru, Nepal, Egypt, Aegean Sea
An Academy Award nominated film, Indiana Jones And The Raiders Of The Lost Ark is a classic. In this movie, archaeologist Indiana Jones sets out to find an artefact known as the the Ark of the Covenant and this, in turn, turns into a massive adventure which takes him all across the world.
3. Eat Pray Love
IMDb Rating: 5.8
Places: Italy, India, Indonesia
Eat Pray Love, based on a book of the same name, is a biographical rom-com that explores the life of a recently divorced woman who steps out of her comfort zone and goes on to explore the world, with all its glories and chaos, when her personal life comes crashing down around her. Grab a tub of ice cream for this one!
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4. The Bucketlist
IMDb Rating: 7.4
Places: The North Pole, France, India, China, Egypt, Nepal, Tanzania, Hong Kong
What do you get when you sign two brilliant actors, Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson, and make a buddy film? Only one of the best travel movies ever! Like the name suggests, The Bucketlist is about two terminally ill young-at-heart men who go on an epic journey across the globe, ticking off one bucketlist wish at a time.
5. Before Sunrise
IMDb Rating: 8.1
The 90's kids have probably watched this movie hundreds of times, and yet, it still manages to charm viewers! When two strangers meet on a train in Europe, strike up a conversation and decide to spend a few hours in Vienna before going their separate ways forever, sparks fly... This movie also has 2 sequels to it - Before Sunset and Before Midnight.
6. Like Father
IMDb Rating: 6.1
Places: A Caribbean cruise
Like Father is a warm comedy movie that explores the relationship of an estranged father-daughter duo. What happens when a woman is left at the altar by her fiance and she decides to go ahead with her honeymoon cruise and her father decides to join her on the cruise so as to mend their broken relationship? Well, you'll have to watch the movie to find out!
7. Into the Wild
IMDb Rating: 8.1
No travel movie list is complete without the mention of this legendary movie which created quite a stir when it was released. Christopher who is a top student and athlete, gives up everything that he owns: his material possessions, his riches, and a promising career and sets out on a journey to the Alaskan wilderness.
8. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (Bollywood)
IMDb Rating: 8.1
Bollywood’s answer to the Hangover, the movie is predictably about a bachelor’s trip. Three friends unite after a decade to fulfil their college promise to take a trip to Spain and indulge in one adventure sport of each’s liking. The movie is shot at the classic locals of Spain: Costa Brava, Seville, and Pamplona. Spain tourism is said to have shot up considerably after the movie was released.
9. Queen (Bollywood)
IMDb Rating: 8.2
Place: Paris, Amsterdam
This is an unconventional Bollywood movie where a girl re-discovers herself without losing her identity, with a backdrop of Amsterdam, Paris and the typical mysterious lanes of New Delhi. If you have ever dreamt of taking a solo trip but could never find the courage, this movie will help you find some.