The best travel movies
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Travel Films To Get You Through
We’re sure you’re missing your travel fix just as much as we miss doing what we do best – creating incredible travel memories with you. You might not be able to jet off anywhere for the time being, but these ten travel-themed films will give you somewhere to escape to in the meantime and maybe even inspire your next adventure!
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Whisk yourself away for a stay at one of the best-loved hotels in world of film. Against a backdrop of increasing pandemonium, Wes Anderson's beautifully visual comedy romp sees a hotel lobby boy swept into a quest to retrieve a priceless painting.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Yes, there might be a great deal of travel disruption taking place all over the world right now, but nothing quite like the misadventures of Neal Page, played by Steve Martin, as he battles against constant setbacks to make it home for Thanksgiving in this comedy classic.
Just be thankful that this one isn’t you! Viktor Navorski, played by Tom Hanks, gets stranded at JFK when a war rages in his home country, forcing him to take up temporary residence at the airport. At least your quarantine is at home...
While you’re safe at home, you can be glad you didn’t find yourself in an Airplane! situation. This iconic spoof disaster movie follows the occupants of an airplane whose crew have been struck by a virus, leaving the passengers to fend for themselves.
Murder On The Orient Express
If seeing the world on a luxurious train journey is your dream holiday, this one is for you. This adaptation of Agatha Christie’s beloved novel will transport you into the carriages of one of the most famous trains on earth as you embark on an adventure of intrigue and deception.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Right up there alongside the The Great Budapest Hotel in terms of cinematically famous hotels for you to check-in to from the comfort of your sofa. A star-studded cast tell the story of seven British tourists who find themselves at a decrepit hotel in Jaipur, India.
The Bucket List
Perhaps one for your movie bucket list, Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman star in this comedy/drama as a pair of terminally ill men who travel across the world together, attempting to complete all of the things that they wish they’d done during their lives.
The Darjeeling Limited
Get your time at home back on track with another train travel-inspired movie (and another by Wes Anderson). After the death of their father, three brothers set out on an epic train journey across the stunning landscape of India, attempting to reconnect and rediscover their lost bond.
Midnight In Paris
Slip into your deepest fantasies of experiencing the glitz and glamour of 50s Parisian living and follow Gil, played by Owen Wilson, and his fiancée to Paris; a city that beguiles Gil to the point of transporting him back into the past, where he meets several famous faces.
When the craving for peace and solitude becomes too much to ignore, an Australian woman sets off on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs all the way to the Indian Ocean, with just her faithful dog and four camels for company.
Into The Wild
After the uncertainty of the last few weeks, you’ll probably feel like getting outside on an adventure once it’s all blown over. This movie about a man renouncing all of his possessions and hiking across North America and into the Alaskan wilderness might inspire you to do just that.
This time-jumping action/adventure extravaganza takes you to a world where gangs send victims back in time to be assassinated. Expect to see characters ‘looping’ through some of the planets most famous landmarks, including a high octane visit to the Coliseum.