Movies are more than just entertainment. They are packets of emotions that bring joy, laughter, tears, and even inspire you to take up a backpack and leave town. If a little push is all you need to start travelling and exploring the world, then here’s a list of movies you don’t want to miss.
This movie, released in 2007, starring Emile Hirsch, is the true story of Christopher McCandless, a college graduate who gives away his life savings, to hike across the wilderness of Alaska. The movie depicts the bitter-sweet experiences of the boy as he explores different places and meets new people. His journey showcases the real beauty of travelling where experiences, both good and bad, moulds a person to become a better human. The movie was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards, as well as, two Academy Awards.
The key takeaways of the film would be the wonderful moral -” never giving up on your dreams” and of course the amazing beauty of North America and Alaska.
A movie where three married white-collar men take up supervised cattle drive across the south-western US to get out of their mid-life crisis. Their journey laid with twists and turns gives them altogether a new image of life. With Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby, and Jack Palance starring in the movie, this 1991 released comedy film is a mixture of laughter, tear, and truth of life.
The movie was shot in New York City; New Mexico; Durango, Colorado; and Spain, giving the audience a key takeaway of the immense beauty of these places.
Ben Tyler played by Joshua Jackson, is diagnosed with cancer and is recommended immediate treatment. But instead of spending his time in a hospital bed he decides to explore Toronto, Canada and Vancouver Island on his motorcycle. Along his way, he meets new people and experiences new things that help him reevaluate his relationship and dream of becoming a writer. The movie screened at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 2008 and at the Edmonton International Film Festival in October, leaves an incredible imprint of the beauty and joy of travelling.
The key takeaway of this movie is definitely the beauty of exploring new places and of course the mesmerizing sceneries of Canada, Toronto, and Vancouver Island.
An Australian drama film directed by John Curran is an adaptation of Robyn Davidson’s memoir. Starring Mia Wasikowska, this film is a story of a woman who travels across the breathtaking landscapes of Australia accompanied by only her dog and four camels. The movie not only depicts the beauty of Australia but also shimmers the essence of solo travelling.
The key takeaway of the movie would be the mesmerizing and captivating scenic beauty of Western Australia.
This movie is based on the written memoir of Ernesto Guevara, way before he became the iconic Latin American revolutionary. The film inspires life as it takes on to the story of this young man who along with his best buddy rides across South America for eight months on his motorbike. His journey inspires the rest of his life to later become the iconic Marxist guerrilla. Starring Gael Garcia Bernal, this movie won an Academy Award, British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award and an Independent Spirit Award.
The movie visualizes Miramar, Argentina, Caracas, Patagonia, Nahuel Huapi Lake, Atacama Desert and most of South America. Portraying the joy of wild road trips this film is sure to inspire you to hop on your motorbike and ride on an incredible journey.
With remote cottages, scenic hills, delightful wine, and mouthwatering food, this film is sure to urge you to quit city life and travel to an Italian Paradise. The movie starring Diane Lane is a story of a divorced woman who buys a villa in Tuscany to discover new hope and meaning in life. This romantic flick written and directed by Audrey Wells won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for the Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Award.
The key takeaways of this movie are surely the incredible beauty of Tuscany and Italy. It also brings hope and inspires to live life a new way.
A heartwarming film that will inspire you to take up everything you ever wanted to do. Starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, this comedy-drama is the story of two terminally ill men who wish lists of things before they reach their final point. Chosen amongst the top ten films of 2007by the National Board of reviews, this movie is sure to push you to do things that you only dreamt of so far.
The film gives you a glimpse of almost all the places you would have on your bucket list. Starting from Taj Mahal to Great Wall Of China to France’s Chevre d’ or. Inspiring never to give up on travelling, this movie is a must-watch if you are preparing your own bucket list.
Although we have shared only 7 movies here, there are plenty more movies that shout out the word, “travelling inspires to live better”. If you are planning to watch these movies, then do start packing up already. Because you’ll surely make your next trip soon. And to learn about the best places to travel at cheaper rates, SATA is just a call away to help you out.
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