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Top 10 travel movies

A movie for the evening to get into the spirit of adventure!
Author of the article: Tatiana Zhakova
Journalist, linguist, teacher of storytelling with 10 years of experience
In 2015, she created and promoted her project about Nizhny Novgorod, after which she created the author's course "Storytelling: How to Tell Your Story" on its basis. More than 4,000 students have taken the course.

A linguist by training, she is very quick to master new fields. Now she is actively studying screenwriting and storytelling in films/series, about which she writes in the blog of her project.
Traveling has always been one of the most amazing and wonderful ways to spend your time. They can inspire, energize, help you sort out your feelings and experiences, as well as broaden your horizons and introduce you to new cultures.

The movie industry has been creating travel movies for years that evoke the desire to hit the road and explore the world. In this article, we have compiled for you a list of 10 travel movies that will help you escape from reality and dive into a world of adventure, mystery and discovery.
"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" is a movie directed by Ben Stiller and released in 2013. The film is a remake of the 1947 film of the same name and is based on a short story of the same name by James Tury published in The New Yorker in 1939.
The movie is about a humble clerk, Walter Mitty (Ben Stiller), who spends most of his life dreaming of adventure and romance, but fails to make them a reality. When his job disappears along with the latest issue of a magazine he edits, Walter decides to embark on a dangerous and exciting adventure in search of a missing photographer (Sean Penn).

In the movie, Walter Mitty travels around the world, visiting the Himalayas, Iceland and other places he has only seen in photos in his magazine. Along his journey, he experiences many dangerous and exciting moments that help him find himself and realize his dreams.

The movie also has a great soundtrack, including the song "Space Oddity" by David Bowie, which is played in the movie in the climactic scene.

"Wild" is a film directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, released in 2014. The movie is based on Cheryl Strayed's autobiographical book Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, published in 2012.
The movie is about Cheryl Strayed (Reese Witherspoon) who, after her mother's death and divorce, embarks on an 1,100-mile hiking trip along the Pacific Crest. She takes on this challenge to cleanse her shattered spirit and find meaning in life, as well as overcome her inner demons and addictions.

During her journey, Cheryl meets many people who help her overcome challenges and learn to live without her addictions. She encounters dangerous situations, including bears and snakes, and goes through difficult emotional moments as she recovers her inner peace.

One of the key moments in the movie is the use of music, which helps convey the mood and emotions of the heroine. Especially memorable is the song "El Condor Pasa (If I Could)" by the famous American singer Simon Garfunkel.

"Wild" is an inspiring and beautiful movie about a journey of self-discovery that shows that even the most difficult experiences can lead to transformation and self-development.
"Eat, Pray, Love."
"Eat Pray Love" (Eat Pray Love) is a movie directed by Ryan Murphy, released in 2010. It is based on the memoir of Lisa Sipple (Elizabeth Gilbert) with the same title, published in 2006.
This is the story of Lisa (Julia Roberts), an older woman who decides to leave her established life behind and embark on a year-long journey to find meaning in life and learn to love herself. Her journey begins in Italy, where she enjoys culinary delights and learns to simply enjoy life.

Lisa then travels to India where she stays in an ashram and studies meditation and yoga. This is where she begins to realize that happiness does not come from external things, but rather from what we find within ourselves.

Finally, Lisa travels to Bali where she meets an attractive Brazilian man named Felipe (Javier Bardem) who helps her find balance and deal with her fears and problems.

Eat, Pray, Love is an inspiring and beautiful movie about how life can change if we dare to go after our dreams and needs. It shows that traveling can help us understand who we really are and teach us to be at peace with ourselves and others.
"Eurotrip" (Eurotrip) is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Jeff Schaeffer and Alec Berg.

The movie tells the story of four friends - Scott (Scott Mecklow), Cooper (Jay Duplass), Fiona (Kristen Crook) and Jamie (Travis Wester) - who go to Europe in search of adventure and new experiences.
Scott has recently broken up with his girlfriend, and after he accidentally receives an email from his internet friend Michelle (Michaela Burns), who lives in Berlin, he decides to travel to Europe to see her.

During the journey, the friends encounter many adventures and comical situations. They visit Amsterdam, Berlin, Prague and other cities, meet unforgettable characters and get into funny and ridiculous situations.

The movie "Eurotrip" is a fun and entertaining comedy full of adventure, humor and unforgettable moments. It shows how traveling can be funny and full of surprises, and how it can help us expand our horizons and get to know new people and cultures.
"Mr. Nobody."
"Mr. Nobody" (Mr. Nobody) is a 2009 sci-fi drama film directed by Jacques Jean-Pierre. And it is more about time travel.
The movie tells the story of Nemo Nikolaevich (Jared Leto), an old man who lives in a future world and remembers his life in three possible realities. In one reality he is married to Elise (Sarah Polley), in another he is married to Jeannette (Linda Strawsberg), and in the third he remains single.

Nemo, old and lonely, remembers his life, which was full of adventure, love and loss. The movie takes the viewer from one reality to another, showing how Nemo's life could look like in different scenarios. While watching, the viewer ponders questions about life, fate, love and choice.

"Mr. Nobody" is a movie that evokes many emotions and thoughts, but does not give definite answers to the questions. It is a beautiful and intelligent movie about life, love and choice that strikes with its beauty and depth.
"The Adventurers" (2003) - A movie about three friends who set out to find a legendary treasure by following maps and riddles.

"Journey to the Center of the Earth" (1959) - A classic film, based on the novel by Jules Verne, about a group of travelers who descend into the bowels of the Earth in search of adventure and mystery.

"The Santa Claus" (1994) - A movie about a boy who travels to northern Lapland to meet the real Santa Claus and help him save Christmas.

"The Adventures of Tintin" (2011) - A movie about investigative journalist Tintin and his faithful dog Milou, who go on a treasure hunt and become embroiled in an international conspiracy.

"Life of Pi" (2012) is a movie about a young boy who finds himself on a dinghy with a tiger after a shipwreck and has to fight for survival on the high seas.

"Into the Wild" (2007) is a movie directed by Sean Penn, based on real events. It is a story about a young man who travels across America in search of himself.

"Indiana Jones" (1981-2008) is a series of films about the adventures of archaeologist Indiana Jones, who explores ancient cultures and travels around the world.

"To the End of the World" (2007) is a movie about British explorer Charles Darwin's voyage on the Beagle ship in the 1830s. The movie recounts the research that led to the creation of the theory of evolution.

"Pirates of the Caribbean" (2003-2017) - A series of films about pirates who travel the Caribbean Sea in search of adventure and treasure.

"Green Book" (2018) - A movie based on true events, it tells the story of a journey of an Italian man and his chauffeur through the Southern United States in the 1960s.

"Mad Max: Fury Road" (2015) is a movie about Max and Furiosa's journey through a post-apocalyptic world where they struggle to survive.
Travel movies can be both funny and touching, their plots can be about adventure, exploration, romance or simply about life in other cultures. They open up new horizons and give us a new perspective on our lives.

Despite the fact that technology allows us to see the world through virtual reality, travel movies are still popular and relevant. They give the viewer the opportunity to feel like a traveler, experience other cultures and be transported to another time and place.