Travel movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant travel movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, exciting, light, realistic, melancholic and road movie films and TV shows about / with travel, adventure, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, destiny, runaway, redemption and life philosophy plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
travel movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as travel: The Way (2010), The Accidental Tourist (1988), Transsiberian (2008), Shanghai Noon (2000), EuroTrip (2004), Temple (2017), A Lot Like Love (2005), Tag (2018), Eat Pray Love (2010), By the Sea (2015).

List of travel movies

The Way (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When his son dies while hiking the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, Tom flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged child’s life, he decides to complete the 500-mile mountain trek to ...
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: road trip, travel, death of son, pilgrimage, redemption, obsessive quest, self discovery, search, on the road, grief, christianity, encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, europe, california
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The Accidental Tourist (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After the death of his son, Macon Leary, a travel writer, seems to be sleep walking through life. Macon's wife, seems to be having trouble too, and thinks it would be best if the two would just split up. After the break up, Macon meets a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: travel, hopes, starting over, couples, breakup, opposites attract, dysfunctional character, romance, love and romance, sibling relationship, dysfunctional family, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa, paris france, california
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Transsiberian (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Lithuania
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Trans-Siberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: train, murder, crime, travel, couple relations, couples, train ride, sexual tension, marital problem, dishonesty, drugs, heroin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, siberia, china
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Shanghai Noon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, funny, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rescue, cowboy, princess, old west, chinese, martial arts, travel, adventure, society, partners, disorder, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, nevada, hong kong
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EuroTrip (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Scott learns that his longtime cyber-buddy from Berlin is a gorgeous young woman, he and his friends embark on a trip across Europe.
Style: humorous, road movie, funny, entertaining, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: youth, nothing goes right, nude beach, obsessive quest, culture clash, travel, comedy of errors, marijuana, teenage life, buddies, escapades, hitchhiker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: germany, france, italy, belgium, europe ...
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National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Griswalds win a vacation to Europe on a game show, and thus pack their bags for the continent. They do their best to catch the flavor of Europe, but they just don't know how to be be good tourists. Besides, they have trouble taking holidays ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: travel, dysfunctional family, on the road, family vacation, nothing goes right, family problems, danger, disorder, fish out of water, family relations, parents and children, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england, germany, france, italy ...
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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, banned film, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, racism, travel, misfit, anti semitism, fish out of water, stereotype, sarcasm, misogynist, irony, society, shame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: kazakhstan, california, cross country, usa, washington d.c. ...
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Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, South Africa, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life. As he tells his girlfriend, Clara, he feels like a fraud: he hasn’t really tasted life, and yet he’s offering advice to patients who are just not getting any ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, entertaining, inspirational, surreal ...
Plot: self discovery, introspection, adventure, travel, happiness, teaching the ways of the world, road not taken, escapades, life philosophy, psychiatrist, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, africa, london, california
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Temple (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Three American tourists follow a mysterious map deep into the jungles of Japan searching for an ancient temple. When spirits entrap them, their adventure quickly becomes a horrific nightmare.
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, bleak, scary
Plot: tourist, temple, travel, evil spirit, curse, murder, violence, friendship, book, lost in the woods, able to see the dead, ancient mystery ...
Place: japan
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A Lot Like Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, unfulfilled love, love and romance, encounter, friendship, couple relations, opposites attract, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
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Tag (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade. This year, the game coincides with the wedding of their only undefeated player, which ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, teen comedy
Plot: group of friends, game, travel, rivalry, classmates, chase, escapades, best friends, adventure, twists & turns, buddies, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, year 1983
Place: usa, denver colorado, portland oregon
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Eat Pray Love (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, touching, road movie, scenic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, starting over, fall in love, introspection, love affair, hopes, tourist, female protagonist, love, travel, divorce, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, india, italy, rome italy
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By the Sea (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Malta, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set in France during the mid-1970s, Vanessa, a former dancer, and her husband Roland, an American writer, travel the country together. They seem to be growing apart, but when they linger in one quiet, seaside town they begin to draw close to some of ...
Style: psychological, scenic, melancholic, artsy, depressing ...
Plot: hotel, unhappiness, travel, depression, husband wife relationship, self pity, voyeurism, lie, marriage, manuscript, overhearing sex, pregnancy ...
Place: france
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303 (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On the way from Berlin to Portugal in her rusty '303' camper van, young biology student Jule picks up hitchhiker Jan. While having intense conversations about everything and the world, they try not to fall in love.
Style: road movie, sincere, light, melancholic, exciting
Plot: road trip, conversation, love, travel, trip, highway travel, friendship, student, love and romance, youth, storytelling, hitchhiker ...
Time: 2010s
Place: europe, germany
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Around the World with Willy Fog (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Spain, Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Around the World with Willy Fog is a cartoon adaptation of Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne. The cartoon was produced by Spanish studio BRB Internacional with animation by Japanese studio Nippon Animation. In the same vein as ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: on the road, race against time, obsessive quest, master and servant, escapades, adventure, friends, bet, odd couple, chases and races, travel, family ...
Time: 19th century
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One Week (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ben Tyler (Joshua Jackson) has been diagnosed with cancer. With a grim chance of survival in the best case scenario even if he immediately begins treatment, he instead decides to take a motorcycle trip from Toronto through the Canadian prairies to ...
Style: realistic, serious, road movie, emotional, philosophical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terminal illness, motorcycle, self discovery, cancer, on the road, fighting illness, travel, twentysomething life, dealing with death, health situation, treatment, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, pacific ocean, british columbia, cross country
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Rio 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary ...
Style: exciting, colourful, funny, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, birds, adventure, family, parrot, travel, animal life, rivalry, homecoming, escapades, happy ending, talking animals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil, south america
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The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, tense, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: hitman, assassin, killer, bodyguard, revenge, on the run, travel, criminal, opposites attract, courtroom, chase, courage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, england, netherlands, big ben london, manchester england ...
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North (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The judge rules that North should either find new parents or return to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wish come true, parent child relationship, child prodigy, family, young heroes, travel, child as adult, self discovery, parents and children, mischievous children, rebelliousness, rebellion ...
Place: usa, cross country, hawaii, china, new york ...
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the late 1870's - A woman hires an anthropologist/adventurer to track down her husband, who has disappeared while searching for an elusive passage to the center of the earth
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventurer, danger, adventure, heroic mission, daring rescue, travel, wilderness, missing person, foot chase, anthropologist, tour guide, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, prehistoric times
Place: alaska, mine
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Forces of Nature (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, road movie, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, wedding, unlikely couple, opposites attract, looking for love, travel, disorder, fall in love, nothing goes right, infidelity, extramarital affair, on the road ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, hawaii, mexico
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Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line relied on ...
Style: captivating, funny, light, uplifting, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial friendship, blacks and whites, musician, prejudice, driver, chauffeur, travel, christmas, italian american, black american ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 2010s, year 1962
Place: america, bronx new york city, southern usa, manhattan new york city, kentucky ...
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The Adventures of Sinbad (1996)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The Adventures of Sinbad is a Canadian television series which aired from 1996 to 1998. It follows on the story from the pilot of the same name, and revolves around the series' protagonist, Sinbad. The series is a re-telling of the adventures ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, light, epic
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventurer, magic, good versus evil, adventure, danger, ocean or sea, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, escapades, imaginary, heroes, travel ...
Place: middle east, iraq
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Euphoria (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of two sisters on a journey, where they try to get close to each other and approach the tough questions in life. Euphoria is a contemporary drama about responsibility and reconciliation, in a world where these concepts are gradually being ...
Style: melancholic, bad ending, bleak, thought provoking
Plot: sisters, conflict, cancer, travel, sect, family relations, death, suicide, caretaker, rich, suburbs, relationship problems ...
Place: europe
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The Mountain Between Us (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.
Style: suspense, scenic, atmospheric, surprise ending
Plot: interracial romance, snow, survival, wilderness, crash landing, stranger, mountain, travel, near death experience, love, peril, plane crash ...
Time: 2010s
Place: utah, idaho, manhattan new york city
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A Perfect Plan (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Successful woman in love tries to break her family curse of every first marriage ending in divorce, by dashing to the alter with a random stranger before marrying her boyfriend.
Style: feel good, funny, romantic, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fake marriage, couple relations, fall in love, escapades, unlikely couple, love and romance, love affair, opposites attract, adventure, travel, unlikely relationship, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, kenya, moscow russia, russia, copenhagen denmark
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Gulliver's Travels (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, princess, island, goofy hero, fish out of water, getting home, prisoner, misfit, escapades, imaginary kingdom, disorder, mysterious place ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: dungeon
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The 13th Warrior (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In AD 922, Arab courtier, Ahmad Ibn Fadlan accompanies a party of Vikings to the barbaric North to combat a terror that slaughters Vikings and devours their flesh.
Style: exciting, epic, suspenseful, rough, scenic ...
Plot: vikings, battles, mission, adventure, violence, heroic mission, danger, barbarian, sword and sorcery, fish out of water, against the odds, gory ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, iraq
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The Lost City of Z (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilazation in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.
Style: suspense, inspirational, meditative, factual, exciting ...
Plot: archaeology, jungle, expedition, tribe, journey, explorer, amazon, travel, destiny, mission, colonel, snake ...
Time: 1920s, 19th century, 1900s, year 1916, 20th century ...
Place: south america, england, latin america, brazil, bolivia ...
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Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: cynical, sexy, humorous, thought provoking, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, on the road, love affair, love and romance, couples, business, relationship vs career, introspection, unfulfillment, power relations, corporate world, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cross country, usa, las vegas, dallas texas, san diego california ...
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