With the Ocars just around the corner, we’ve rounded up our favourite travel films of all time.
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In this feminist classic, two housewives-turned-outlaws embark on a road trip, travelling from Arkansas to the Grand Canyon.
A Spielberg film starring Leonardo di Caprio, Catch Me If You Can is based on the true story Frank Abagnale, who fraudulently flew across the world posing as a Pan Am pilot, successfully forging millions of dollars’ worth of payroll checks.
In this romantic comedy starring Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson, two strangers’ lives become intertwined while travelling through Tokyo.
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In this uplifting comedy, an American family take an 800-mile road trip across the country to take their young daughter to the finals of a California beauty pageant.
Inspired by India’s Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Wes Anderson’s touching comedy depicts three brothers who embark on a spiritual journey across India by train.
Sean Penn’s classic adaptation tells the story of Chris McCandless, the college graduate who decided to reject conventional society, donating his entire savings to Oxfam and hitchhiking across the country to Alaska.
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In this heart-warming comedy starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, two terminally ill patients escape from their hospital ward and travel across the world, determined to tick off all the items on their bucket list.
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Wes Anderson’s masterful comedy is set in the fading grandeur of a luxury hotel in the fictional republic of Zubrowka, and depicts an unlikely friendship between its eccentric concierge and an orphaned lobby boy.
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Reese Witherspoon stars in this poignant adaptation of Charyl Strayed’s memoir, documenting her 1,100 mile journey across the Pacific Crest Trail in the wake of her mother’s death.
Hunt for the Wilderpeople follows unconventional outlaws, 12-year-old Ricky and his foster uncle Hec, as they travel through the New Zealand bush evading the police in what becomes a national manhunt.