26 Movies That Will Inspire You To Travel Around The World!


Pack your bags, we're off! Here you'll find all the inspiring movies that will really want to make you pack your bags and travel! 

PS: Movies are listed by IMDb scores. Plot summaries are taken from IMDb.

26. Eat Pray Love (2010) | IMDb 5.6

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".

25. Leap Year (2010) | IMDb 6.4

Anna Brady plans to travel to Dublin, Ireland to propose marriage to her boyfriend Jeremy on Leap Day, because, according to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must accept it.

24. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) | IMDb 6.6

Four best girlfriends hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions: they pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that fits each of their bodies perfectly.

23. The Beach (2000) | IMDb 6.6

Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.

22. Under the Tuscan Sun (2003) | IMDb 6.7

A writer impulsively buys a villa in Tuscany in order to change her life.

21. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011) | IMDb 6.8

A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.

20. Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014) | IMDb 6.9

A psychiatrist searches the globe to find the secret of happiness.

19. Seven Years in Tibet (1997) | IMDb 7.0

True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet.

18. One Week (2008) | IMDb 7.1

Chronicles the motorcycle trip of Ben Tyler as he rides from Toronto to Tofino, British Columbia. Ben stops at landmarks that are both iconic and idiosyncratic on his quest to find meaning in his life.

17. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) | IMDb 7.2

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.

16. Tracks (2013) | IMDb 7.2


A young woman goes on a 1,700-mile trek across the deserts of West Australia with four camels and her faithful dog.

15. Wild (2014) | IMDb 7.2

A chronicle of one woman's 1,100-mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent personal tragedy.

14. The Darjeeling Limited (2007) | IMDb 7.2

A year after their father's funeral, three brothers travel across India by train in an attempt to bond with each other.

13. The Way (2010) | IMDb 7.4


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.

12. Easy Rider (1969) | IMDb 7.4

Two counterculture bikers travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of America.

11. Thelma & Louise (1991) | IMDb 7.4

An Arkansas waitress and a housewife shoot a rapist and take off in a '66 Thunderbird.

10. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) | IMDb 7.4

When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.

9. The Bucket List (2007) | IMDb 7.4

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.

8. Sideways (2004) | IMDb 7.6

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.

7. Midnight in Paris (2011) | IMDb 7.7

While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée's family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s every day at midnight.

6. Im Juli (2000) | IMDb 7.8

Can Daniel follow the sun from Hamburg to the Bosporus by Friday to meet his love?

5. Diarios de motocicleta (2004) | IMDb 7.8

The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

4. Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997) | IMDb 8.0

Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in Tequila and decide to take one last trip to the sea. Drunk and still in pajamas they steal the first fancy car they find, a 60's Mercedes convertible. The car happens to belong to a bunch of gangsters, which immediately start to chase it, since it contains more than the pistol Martin finds in the glove box.

3. Roman Holiday (1953) | IMDb 8.0

A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.

2. Before Trilogy: Before Sunrise (1995), Before Sunset (2004), Before Midnight (2013)

Richard Linklater's famous romance trilogy. 

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.

Each ten years Linklater released another movie showing the real time events happening in characters lives.

1. Into the Wild (2007) | IMDb 8.1


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.

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