Sometimes all you need is a trigger to unleash your adventure mode and get out of the comfort zone.Victoria Tunggono 21 June 2016 14:31
Brilio.net - Movies are made to open our boundaries from the world in a visual way. Through movies we can see many other cultures and lives that we never knew before, and often give us an irresistible urge to go on an adventure and visit the places of the movie setting in order to feel the same emotion as we feel when we watch the movie. These following 21 movies are compiled by trekeffect.com to show you the many worlds out there for you to visit and explore. Watch them and book your ticket right away!
1. The Motorcycle Diaries
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This 2004 movie is an awe-inspiring dramatization of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevera’s motorcycle road adventure, way before he became the legendary Latin American revolutionary. Not only will this biopic show you how Che became an iconic commander, but it will give you glimpses of a handful of stunning places in South America as well, including Machu Picchu, Nahuel Huapi Lake, Atacama Desert, Patagonia, Venezuela, Caracas, Buenos Aires and Miramar.
2. Into The Wild
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Into the Wild has been anchored firmly in the hearts of countless of travel junkies from all corners of the world. Deemed as one of the best travel films ever, this 2007 motion picture follows the true life story of the brave American adventurer Christopher McCandless, who abandoned his stereotyped life after his graduation, ventured across North America, and hiked into the great Alaskan Wilderness.
3. The Darjeeling Limited
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Following the death of their father, three brothers, who haven’t communicated to each other for a year, embark on a train, to travel across India with the intention of bonding with each other and finding themselves. Starring Bill Murray, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman and Owen Wilson, this 1997 travel film also highlights India’s beautiful chaos, culture and colors.
4. Under The Tuscan Sun
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With all the delightful wines, mouthwatering food, remote cottages and scenic rolling hills shown in the film, this romantic 2003 flick will inspire to you to travel to this Italian paradise, as well as urge you to scrap your urban life, for a chance to harvest an awesome dream of living a life Under the Tuscan Sun.
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Wild is a real-life adventure tale of Cheryl Strayed, an inexperienced backpacker who went on an epic 1,100-mile quest across the United States, in the wake of her mother’s death. Although Strayed’s narrative of her extraordinary odyssey was just released in 2012, it quickly gained the attention of movie producers, thanks to her amazing story of self discovery and bravery. With Strayed’s inspiring travel experiences and the award-winning Reese Witherspoon in the lead role, Wild is surely an absolute must-see flick for film junkies as well as females who are into solo traveling.
6. Little Miss Sunshine
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Lovely, cute, inappropriate and hilarious, Little Miss Sunshine tells the story of a dysfunctional Hoover family that went on an unusually blissful and funny road trip to California, to fulfill the dream of their sweet little girl. The sanity of everyone involved is stretched to the limit as the group's quirks cause epic problems as they travel along their interstate route in this 2006 movie.
7. Before Sunrise
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Sometimes, you just need to spend a day in a heavenly place like Vienna, with a complete stranger, to experience magic, pure bliss and love between an American young man with a smart French girl. The 1995 movie is then followed with sequels After Sunset and Before Midnight to follow the deep and long-lost love of Jesse and Celine.
8. One Week
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This 2008 film chronicles the motorcycle escapade of Ben Tyler, a school teacher, as he takes a fascinating road trip from the city of Toronto to British Colombia’s Tofino. Along his quest’s route, he makes stops in a number of landmarks, to find the true meaning of life, before he gets married.
9. Finding Nemo
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Thanks to Finding Nemo that released in 2003, the Clownfish all of a sudden became the sea’s most popular creature, and everyone wanted to travel to Cairns and Sydney, just to see where Nemo came from. Furthermore, the film encouraged people to explore the beautiful underwater world, and meet the charming creatures of the sea, as well as the process of finding oneself along the journey.
10. Couples Retreat
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The 2009 movie is centered around four couples, all friends, that descend on a tropical island resort. With Couples Retreat not only will you get to see a ridiculously funny flick with awesome comedians and extremely hilarious scenes, but you also get to gaze on the mesmerizing tropical beauty of Bora Bora.
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