Travel Movies - Backpacking: More than 25 of the best films!
You are looking for the best movies for backpackers ever? We have found the best 25 movies for you. Adventure, lifestyle and freedom. Just do it! Especially for backpackers, globetrotters, frequent travellers and everybody else who loves backpacking as much as we do.
“Tourists visit places. Travellers explore the world!” Don’t be a tourist. Get inspired!
Leonardo DiCaprio, Tilda Swinton, Virginie Ledoyen
"A lot of young backpackers search for adventures far off the beaten track. Among them young Richard from England. He discovers a wonderful beach in Thailand which looks truly outstanding. Together with some other people Richard takes a trip to the remote island. For them it is paradise. Until life shows them the other side of the coin... Action!"
"Have you ever asked yourself how it would be to do a round-the-world-trip? Imagine you can spend your time wherever and on whatever you want to. You don't have to justify what you do. "A Map for Saturday" is a documentary about the life of longtime travelers. A look at different cultures and their peculiarities. A glimpse into a world that is only known by travelers..."
Adventure, Journey, Motivation, Inspiration, Sense of Life
"Two best friends are planning the journey of their life. After passing High School they want to go to Bangkok. There an Australian persuades them to go on a trip to Hongkong. That he had bad intentions they realized too late in prison. He smuggled heroin into their bags. A hard fight for freedom and friendship starts..."
Gael García Bernal, Hani Furstenberg, Bidzina Gujabidze
""The love between two people is tested hard while backpacking." Also in this movie... A backpacker couple in the mountains of Georgia. The two and a native mountain guide spend some time there to see the breathtaking landscape. Until some gloomy people show up... After that nothing is like before anymore."
Georgia, Adventure, Journey, Life, Love, Sense of life
"Walter Mitty is not a person to take risks. In his daydreams, this is completely different. While dreaming, he is the hero and does things he wishes to do in real life. For example to talk to his secret love called Cheryl. Walter works in a photo archive for the magazine "Life!". For the last edition of this magazine one photo cannot be found. He decides to go on an adventurous search. Somewhere out in the world..."
"A train journey trough India should reunite the three brothers. It doesn't take long until a number of things go badly wrong on their spiritual trip. They will never forget this journey. A lot of India, funny too..."
India, Culture, Adventure, Journey, Spirituality, Humor
Qué Tan Lejos? (OV Spanish; Subtitles in EN, FR, DE)
Pancho Aguirre, Tania Martinez, Fausto Miño
"How far still to go? Two women are asking themselves this question on the way to Cuanca in Ecuador. A Spanish woman with a lonely planet in her hand wants to experience adventure and the other is going to Cuanca to prevent her beloved to marry another woman. By accident they meet and thereupon they share the adventure. A nice story, and on top of that it is set in wonderful Ecuador.
"At first, the young Nicolas thinks that it is a privilege to be the personal physician of dictator Idi Amin. At the beginning he enjoys the special features he gets because of his position. He lives big and in luxury. But one day, when he understands that Idi Amin is a truly cruel character, he wants to quit. That should become less easy than Nicolas expected..."
Africa, War, Love, Politics, Friendship, Intrigue, Journey, Adventure, True Story
"In 1939, when Heinrich Harrer arrives after an adventurous trip at the gates of Tibet, they stay closed at first. After a while the 11-year-old Dalai Lama gives him a chance. A deep friendship begins. Both learn from each other. Then troubles with China arise... A truly breathtaking story..."
Tibet, Landscape, Mountains, Liberty, Courage, War, Friendship
"This movie tells the story of the young Argentinian Ernesto Guevara and how he becomes "Che", the well known leader of a revolutionary movement. One day, Ernesto and his friend Alberto decide to go on a longer motorbike journey. They experience incredible adventures. When they come back they conclude that there are big social inequities within the South American continent. The cornerstone for the revolution..."
Sense of Life, Landscape, Adventure, Journey, Inspiration
"Hector has a good job. He likes to listen to his patients and they love him as their psychiatrist. One day he has the feeling that something is missing. He feels that people are not truly happy, not even when their mental state is getting better. This in turn makes him unhappy. So he decides to go out into the big wide world to search for happiness. An adventure around the world to find himself in the end..."
"They are young, curious and hungry for life. Vicky and Cristina have been friends for a long time and they plan to spend a beautiful summer in Barcelona. A life changing summer. In Barcelona, Vicky enjoys her last weeks as an unmarried woman and Cristina does not know what she wants yet but she wants to find it. After a few days, they meet the artist Juan. He will turn their lives upside down. A turbulent romance starts..."
Self-Discovery, Love, Adventure, Journey, Spain, Life