Movies on travel and adventure

There are so many, and I am already imagining the part two to this post. But until then, here are my 9 + 5 movies on travel and adventure. For families, pairs or solo travelers. To be inspired, to learn, to be entertained and to keep in mind… and not make the same mistakes others did before us! To the solo traveler Eat, pray, love *[introspective journey] I used to have this appetite for food, for life… and it’s just gone Story about a female traveller and her journey to find herself when she knows something is  wrong, and is in search of something different. I wanna go someplace where I can marvel at something Based on a true story, it narrates Liz Gilbert’s (Julia Roberts) journey to self-discovery. She had everything one typically dreams of: stable and successful job, a nice house and a husband; but she feels unfulfilled, lost and unhappy. After ending her marriage, she kisses goodbye her comfortable house and risks everything, to go on a journey throughout Italy, India and Indonesia, to find herself. Your life is changing And that’s not a bad thing Click to see more info about Eat, Pray, Love on IMDB. 127 hours [*contains delicate scenes for sensitive public] An adventurous cyclist takes a journey through the desert, unannounced and under-ready, and he becomes trapped amongst the beauty and tough scene that surrounds him. Based on a true story, this movie narrates the solo adventure of Aaron Ralston, played by James Franco. It catches the attention of the solo traveller, especially because it does not only show the fun side of it and the opportunities of growth, but also the consequences of not taking precautions and being cautious There is no force on Earth more powerful than the will to live Clicl to see more info about 127 hours on IMDB. Wild If your nerve deny you, go above your nerve Reese Witherspoon plays the role of a woman who travels solo for over a thousand miles, after living terrible moments in her personal life. Harsh story, pain, and a strong woman who fights for self-improvement and overcoming difficulties. What if I forgive myself? What if I was sorry? But if I could go back in time, I wouldn’t do a single thing differently. What if all of those things I did were the things that got me here? Click to see more info about Wild on IMDB. The Way Tom (Martin Sheen) receives a phone call from France, to communicate him that his son, an adventurous young man who was doing the Camino de Santiago by himself, died during a storm. Tom travels to France to pick up his son’s remains, and ends up living a great adventure, and understanding (maybe too late) why his son loved traveling and adventure so much. A movie that moves you. You don’t choose a life, dad, you live one Click to see more info about The Way on IMDB. Into the Wild Happiness is only real when shared A young man (Emile Hirsch) who has family problems and frustrations, finishes university and decides to leave everything behind, to hitch-hike to Alaska, where he hopes to find the meaning of life and to reencounter with Nature. He disappears, even changing his name, to reclaim freedom, playing with his own death. Based on a true story, such of Christopher McCandless. Worth seeing. Happiness is only real when shared Click to see more info about Into the Wild on IMDB. To the one who believes in it’s never too late The big year Most people wake up one day and realize they didn’t do everything they wanted to Three men in crisis: mid-life crisis (Owen Wilson), work-life crisis (Steve Martin), and the no-life crisis (Jack Black), decide to embark the adventure of their lives, participating in an anual competition of bird-watching. They will compete, explore, get to know each other and make some dreams come true. The year to do all of the things we never could This is my year, I’m gonna make my mark Click to see more info about The big year on IMDB. The Bucket List – (…) we’re supposed to make a list of all the things we wanted to do in our life before we kick the bucket – We could do this. We should do this Two terminally ill men become friends and decide to face cancer in a different way: accomplishing their bucket list before the final day, embarking themselves into a trip together. It is very interesting and wonderful to see how two completely different men (a millionaire and a mechanic) get united to make their dreams come true. Find the joy in your life Click to see more info about The Bucket List on IMDB. The secret life of Walter Mitty Life is about courage and going into the unknown This movie, whose main character is played by Ben Stiller, is a remake of such of 1947 under the same name. Walter is a shy employee in an publishing company, who dreams about being the hero of amazing adventures… until his dream comes true – an extraordinary adventure, better than any he could have ever imagined. I love mysteries. There are parts that you think can’t connect, and then in the end they do A very inspiring, eye-opening movie: any person can reach their dreams. 🙂 Stop dreaming Start living Click to see more info about The Secret Life of Walter Mitty on IMDB. Crocodile Dundee My first trip anywhere In the land down under, in the Australian outback, lives an eccentric crocodile hunter considered a hero in his area. Where a man thinks on his feet, speaks with his fists, and lives by his wits. A New York reporter decides to visit him to document his life, and once in Australia, she convinces him to accompany her to New York. The Australian then enters the biggest adventure of his life. A legendary figure about to encounter a world more treacherous than any he has ever known I loved watching this movie when I came back from Australia. His accent is authentic, they play a bit with the typical topics,

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