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The Ultimate List of Travel Movies

Updated on September 10, 2014

The MEGA Travel Movie List

There is nothing worse than the getting home from a holiday and having to return to everyday life. Well actually there is... not having the time or budget to go when you want to.

Well forget all that. Grab one of these movies and lose yourself in the journey. Inspiration for your next trip, fodder for reminiscing there is plenty here to take you travelling from the comfort of your lounge room.

The lists are arranged by continent and for each one I am asking you to vote for your favorite so find the destination that takes your mood and go rent a movie.

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Movies Set in Europe

Be transported to Italy and watch an Italian film

What is your favorite movie set in Europe? - Vote for your favorite?


Europe Travel Guide - Finding movie locations in Europe

Film + Travel Europe: Traveling the World Through Your Favorite Movies
Film + Travel Europe: Traveling the World Through Your Favorite Movies

Hunt down some of your favorite movie locations on your next European holiday.

Venice Bride
Venice Bride

My favorite movies set in Italy


  • Before Sunrise
  • The Tourist (2011)
  • Don't Look Now (1973)
  • The Wings of a Dove (1997)


  • Roman Holiday (1953)
  • Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)
  • Angels and Demons (2009)
  • When in Rome (2010)


  • Tea with Mussolini (1999)
  • Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
  • My House in Umbria (2003)

Movies Set In Asia

Halong Bay

10 Movies to inspire you to visit Asia

  1. Lost in Translation - Japan
  2. Quiet American - Vietnam
  3. Darjeeling Limited - India
  4. Year of Living Dangerously - Indonesia
  5. The Last Emporor - China
  6. Seven Yeas in Tibet - Tibet
  7. Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon- China
  8. Indochine - Vietnam
  9. Beyond Rangoon - Burma
  10. Slumdog Millionaire - India

Do you have a favorite film set in Asia? - Vote for it now


Asia and Oceana Travel Guide - FInding movie locations in Australia, New Zealand and Asia

South America

Vote for your favorite South American Film


Plan your holiday with this movie location guide

Movies Set in Australia

Australian Films

Movies that will inspire you to travel to Australia

  1. Red Dog
  2. Australia
  3. Priscilla Queen of the Desert
  4. Whale Rider
  5. The Piano
  6. Japanese Story
  7. The Lord of the Rings
  8. Bran Nue Dae
  9. Beneath the Clouds
  10. Rabbit Proof Fence
  11. Ten Canoes
  12. Paperback Hero

A Great Movie about the Australian Outback - You will need tissues for this one.

If you are an dog lover you will fall in love with Red Dog.

North and South America

Movies set in North and South America

  1. New Years Eve - New York
  2. 50 First Dates - Hawaii
  3. Ghostbusters - New York City
  4. City of God - Brazil
  5. Thelma and Louise - Arizona
  6. Into the Wild - Alaska

Which movies do you find inspire you to travel?

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