Best Wanderlust Inducing Movies

  • Wild Wild (2014) Poster

Academy Award Winner Reese Witherspoon stars in this extraordinary true story chronicling one woman’s solo thousand mile hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. Wild is a story of self discovery, adventure and atonement.

  • a map for saturdayA Map for Saturday Movie

This travel documentary follows a man as he quits his job and travels around the world for a year. This film shows the ups and down of one man’s real travel adventure.

  • The Motorcycle DiariesThe Motorcycle Diaries (2004) Poster

This road movie follows Che Guevara and his friend’s 8000 mile road trip from Buenos Aires to Venezuela. Their quest is to see things they’ve only read about in books.  The journey tests their friendship, bodies, minds and reroutes their futures.

  • The Darjeeling Limited (2007) PosterThe darjeeling limited

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

  • EurotripEuroTrip (2004) Poster

Dumped by his girlfriend, a high school grad decides to embark on an overseas adventure in Europe with his friends.

  • The secret life of walter MittySecret Life of Walter Mitty Movie

Walter has a boring real life but an exciting and active imagination. A struggle at work send him on the adventure of a lifetime around the world.

  • the wayThe Way Movie

The way is a touching and inspiring film about a father who treks through Spain in honor of his recently deceased son.

  • Land ho!Land Ho! (2014) Poster

Two old friends road trip through Iceland during the prime of their lives.

  • under the tuscan sunUnder the Tuscan Sun (2003) Poster

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

  • My Life in RuinsMy Life in Ruins (2009) Poster

A travel guide rediscovers her romantic side on a trip around Greece.

  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) Postervicky christan barcelona

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.

  • the beach

The Beach (2000) PosterTwenty-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.

  • up!Up (2009) Poster

To avoid being taken away to a nursing home, an old widower tries to fly his home to Paradise Falls, South America, along with a boy scout who accidentally lifted off with him

  • The Art of TravelThe Art of Travel (2008) Poster

When wedding plans fail Conner goes solo on his honeymoon to Central America.

  • Craigslist JoeCraigslist Joe (2012) Poster

In a time when America’s economy was crumbling and sense of community was in question, one guy left everything behind to see if he could survive solely on the support and goodwill of the 21st century’s new town square: Craigslist.

  • MonstersMonsters (2010) Poster

Six years after Earth has suffered an alien invasion a cynical journalist agrees to escort a shaken American tourist through an infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the US border.

  • The Best Exotic MarigoldThe Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) Poster Hotel

British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways.

  • The Ramen GirlThe Ramen Girl (2008) Poster

An American woman is stranded in Tokyo after breaking up with her boyfriend. Searching for direction in life, she trains to be a râmen chef under a tyrannical Japanese master.

  • Catch me if you canCatch Me If You Can (2002) Poster

A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr., who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars’ worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor.

  • Away We GoAway We Go (2009) Poster

A few months before their baby is due, Verona (Maya Rudolph) and Burt (John Krasinski) decide to take a road trip to find the perfect location to raise their family.

  • Out of AfricaOut of Africa (1985) Poster

In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter.

  • Midnight In ParisMidnight in Paris (2011) Poster

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.

  • Paris, je t’aimeParis, je t'aime (2006) Poster

Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened.

  • Image of OutsourcedOutsourced

    After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman heads to India to train his replacement.

  • Into the wildImage of Into the Wild

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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