1. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013): This visually spectacular film is based on James Thurber's short story, directed by and starring Ben Stiller. It follows Walter Mitty, an ordinary man with a mundane life who escapes through his daydreams. As his employment hangs in the balance, he sets out on a worldwide trek that evolves into an incredible odyssey. From the breathtaking landscapes of Iceland to the towering Himalayas, the movie's cinematography sparks a desire to explore the world's wonders. The narrative also emphasizes the importance of stepping out of your comfort zone and embracing life's adventures.

      1. Eat Pray Love (2010): Directed by Ryan Murphy; this film is based on Elizabeth Gilbert's bestselling memoir. Starring Julia Roberts, it narrates the journey of a recently-divorced woman who decides to take a year off to travel. She explores Italy, where she indulges in its culinary delights, heads to India to seek spirituality, and eventually finds love in Bali. The film beautifully captures the essence and culture of each place and has inspired many to embark on journeys of self-discovery and exploration. 

    1. Into the Wild (2007): Directed by Sean Penn, Into the Wild is a biographical film based on Jon Krakauer's nonfiction book. The film traces the real-life tale of Christopher McCandless, a young individual who forsakes his comfortable existence to journey through North America. He eventually ends up in the Alaskan wilderness. The film is as much a travelogue as it is a character study, portraying the beauty and harshness of nature and reflecting on themes such as freedom, self-discovery, and the pursuit of happiness.

    1. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004): Directed by Walter Salles, this film is a coming-of-age road drama based on the travels of a young Che Guevara. Along with his friend Alberto Granado, they embark on a road trip across South America on an old motorcycle. The journey exposes them to the struggles and injustices faced by the people, which plays a significant role in shaping Che's revolutionary ideologies. The movie's backdrop includes breathtaking South American landscapes, capturing the beauty and spirit of the continent.

    1. Lost in Translation (2003): Directed by Sofia Coppola, Lost in Translation is a beautiful, atmospheric film set in Tokyo. The film narrates the genuine saga of Christopher McCandless, a youthful soul who relinquishes his cozy life to set sail on an expedition through North America. From the streets bathed in neon lights of Tokyo to the tranquil Shinto temples, the film displays the city's diverse persona and encourages audiences to venture into locales with rich cultural tapestries.

    1. Midnight in Paris (2011): Directed by Woody Allen, this romantic fantasy comedy film occurs in Paris. It follows a screenwriter, played by Owen Wilson, who travels back to the 1920s every midnight. The movie paints a picturesque image of Paris, capturing its charm, history, and artistic heritage. It's a celebration of nostalgia and a love letter to a city that has inspired countless artists and dreamers.

    1. The Darjeeling Limited (2007): The movie recounts the authentic story of Christopher McCandless, a young man who leaves behind his life of ease to embark on a voyage across North America. The movie is visually striking with a rich color palette, showcasing India's vibrant and diverse culture. Through the brothers' journey, the film explores themes of family, grief, and the personal transformations that travel can facilitate.

    1. Under the Tuscan Sun (2003): Based on Frances Mayes' memoir, this romantic drama stars Diane Lane as a woman who impulsively buys a villa in Tuscany after a devastating divorce. The movie chronicles her challenges and victories as she reconstructs her existence in an unfamiliar land.Through stunning shots of the Italian countryside, the movie celebrates the beauty of Tuscany and the possibilities that come with starting anew.

    1. Wild (2014):Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and adapted from Cheryl Strayed's autobiographical book, Wild features Reese Witherspoon in the role of Cheryl, a woman who chooses to trek over a thousand miles along the Pacific Crest Trail in a quest for self-healing after the passing of her mother and a phase of personal downfall. The movie showcases the beauty and challenges of one of America's most rigorous and scenic trails.

    1. In Bruges (2008): Directed by Martin McDonagh, In Bruges is a dark comedy-drama that follows two Irish hitmen hiding in Bruges, Belgium. The city becomes a character in the film, with its medieval architecture, canals, and cobbled streets. While not your typical travel-inspiration movie, the breathtaking scenery and the character's interactions with the city might inspire viewers to explore less conventional destinations.