Binge List For The Traveler in You 🎒
So right now, you might feel like your passport is taking its own vacation while you’re busy social distancing. The world might be feeling a little smaller than you’d like, but if you’re looking for some movies to watch while under self-quarantine we have a solution — #QuarantineAndChill.
We believe to have a perfect remedy for your isolation and to rekindle with your inner wanderlust with our Travel recommended binge List that should get you right into feels! This list contains the travel cinematic universe from not just another place, time or era but even that as far off as Time traveling. We know that it may sound a little far fetched with time travel but it is sure to have your mind in moving into the traveler's direction. So, without any further adue let's get the countdown started.
1. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
This film has to be one of our absolute favorites that is based on the 1947 film of the same, Walter Mitty follows the story of a regular guy who dreams of larger adventures... and achieves it. This is a feel-good, motivational film. How close within our reach are our most insane dreams without us realising? The film is innocent yet adventurous. It highlights the potential in us and the ability for us to reach our dreams. The viewers feel connected to Walter Mitty in their own experiences.
The cinematography is absolutely incredible. Honestly, this film leaves you feeling good a bout life. And, most importantly, it makes you want to buy a rucksack, grab your rosary and go out on an adventure to explore the world. Dare to be a dreamer and most importantly to have courage to follow them.
2. Tamasha (2015)
Tamasha is that tamasha which goes on the lives of an average Indian male. The fight between the internal drive, passion, and expectations. wants original but putting a kid in the age-old system of safe zoned life screws it up. What a message and how its been communicated, Sheer class. Think about that kid lost in his own wonderland his childhood is full of stories and imagination and sadly nobody understand it. So many things are priceless to him alas!!
All such priceless moments and things are so worthless to adult rational practical world. Now here is the dilemma for that boy who have become young man. What is right? As he tries to live by the conventions, life,job, relationship and society become a TAMASHA.
3. Karwaan (2018)
A dark comedy showcasing some parts of three individuals lives which leads to self-discovery, love, death, the relation between us and our parents also their importance in our lives and identifying that we as human are not as different from each other as we assume to be. This beautiful movie is based on a road trip from Bangalore to kochi which took place due to misplacement of two dead bodies by an inefficient company. The reason for this film’s standing out and being unique is the misfits that somehow crosses paths and joint the journey whom we would never imagine to hangout or to go on a road trip with as we are used to witness road trip movies like "Dil chahta hai" or "Zindagi na milegi dobara" etc. where the main characters were friend or we can say had a backstory together and were from same walks of lives.
4. Before Sunrise (1995)
"Before Sunrise" is a Simple and Beautifully presented Story of Romance, where two individuals from two different countries come across on a train ride where they bond, gets drawn towards each other and finally their Life changes. It's a refreshing take on modern Love with a poignant touch. The Film focuses on the finer nuances in the scenes, making it subtle and relatable and makes You feel for the characters as time flows.
The cinematography is commendable in scenically portraying the locations which helps take the story forward. A wonderful performance enacted by the lead actors which makes the Film memorable. It's a Movie which people will Cherish more in years to come.
5. The Bucket List (2007)
We couldn’t make this list without sharing this movie. Jack Nicholson stars as billionaire Edward Cole who meets Carter Chambers (Morgan Freeman) who is a car mechanic when they both share the same hospital room. They are driven to finally complete a list of things they want to see and do before they die so they leave the hospital and set off to make it all happen. They travel to France, China, India, Nepal, Tanzania, and Egypt. This is the perfect mix of comedy and drama that makes for an unforgettable movie.
6. Call Me By Your Name (2017)
Call me by your name is a beautiful, heart wrenching movie and one that you will remember until long after you have seen it. Set in the summer of Italy, it follows the hearts of two people bound by deep love, as they find out about their sexualies and find each other. Timothee Chalamet has done an outstanding job of portraying Elio, along with Armie Hammer as Oliver.
The enchanting, romantic setting of northern Italy in 1983 significantly adds to the beauty of this cinematic masterpiece. Call Me By Your Name is not only a movie, it is an experience. Painfully Raw, true and moving.
7. The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
Wes Anderson reimagines the all-American family road trip as a rail journey across India. Set on a cramped train rattling across the subcontinent, Darjeeling juxtaposes the claustrophobia of travel against the backdrop of Rajasthan's vast open spaces. Anderson's love of strange and beautiful objects is very much at home in the colorful, busy aesthetic of India; but the movie's most arresting visuals come in the form of barren desert and mountain landscapes.
8. About Time (2013)
This is a special movie, which wins the heart of all of those people who have a romantic heart. The acting is great, and even more is the direction which managed to make the audience completely involved into the story of this redhead who is Tim. The setting is between the idyllic country life in Cornwall, the protagonist's home town, and the animated city life in London.
It is advisable to see the movie in it's original language, as the dubbing in other lenguages is not that great. For what concerns the soundtrack, it features many romantic songs, among them we have "Il Mondo", an Italian track which gives to the movie some vintage vibes, which perfectly fit with the movie's mood.
9. The Detour (2016)
The Detour doesn't provide a rose-colored view of family but instead one that is equally honest and funny. At its worst, The Detour can come across as trying too hard to be edgy and caustic. At its best, it has its moments being funny and unexpected.
This is a great show and you're gonna love it. a family road trip followed by funny and unfortunate events. every episode contains laugh out loud moments. its much more like movie we're the millers.
10. Around the world in 80 Days (2004)
Around the World in 80 Days is a 2004 adaptation of the Jules Verne novel. Set in London in the late 19th Century. While on the run from British police as a suspect in a robbery at the Bank of England, Chinese national Lau Xing takes refuge with the eccentric inventor Phileas Fogg. Lau Xing pretends to be French, saying that his name is Passepartout, to get a job after Fogg fires his valet.
Before Lord Kelvin, the pompous head of the Royal Academy of Science, Fogg claims that it is possible to travel around the world in eighty days. Kelvin challenges Fogg to prove this or give up inventing and so Fogg agrees to undertake the journey. Joined by Passepartout, Fogg sets forth across Europe, Asia and the United States. They have many bizarre encounters along the way and are joined by a woman, Monique La Roche, in France. However, the scheming Lord Kelvin contrives to have them blamed for the Bank of England robbery and they are hunted by the forces of law and a Chinese warlord.
So, all you travel buffs out there, stop waiting! If you’re wondering what to do while in coronavirus quarantine, why not start watching some films to escape from your everyday life. You can even use these movies and shows to watch while under self-quarantine to create your own bucket list of places you’ve always wanted to see based on travel movies.