10.The Hobbit (2012 – 2014)
Long before Frodo Baggins made his arduous journey to Mordor, his brave uncle Bilbo embarked on an adventure for the ages, he also go on a quest to help them reclaim their homeland, Erebor. Magnificent looking film with stunning scenery and with a fantastic story that really capture the magic, the pacing is just perfect and it has got an all-star cast, in this watchable film.
9.Up In The Air
Ryan Bingham is a corporate downsizing expert whose cherished life on the road is threatened just as he is on the cusp of reaching ten million frequent flyer miles, and just after he’s met the frequent – traveller woman of his dream. It is one of those film that is well casted and overall this film is effective, this will divided people but it actually a well – made and a well-intentioned film.
Sam and Tusker are travelling across England in their old RV to visit friends, family, and places from their past. Since Tusker was diagnosed with dementia two years ago, their time together is the most important thing they have. Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci are excellent and their chemistry work really well in this film, the ending is touching and moving plus the film itself is generally heartfelt.
The story of Togo, the sled dog who led the 1925 serum run despite being considered too small and weak to lead such an intense race. Not your average journeys type of film but this one is really different, it has got stunning scenery and with an old-fashioned story that work really well. it is generally exciting and it will certainly thrilled you from start to finish.
6.The Hundred – Foot Journey
The Kadam family after leaving India due to a fatal tragedy finally settle in a small town in Southern France, The Kadam family also open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallory’s Michelin – starred eatery. Likeable and joyous type of film which is uplifting and it will put a smile to people faces, it just a really nice film and it also a feel-good type of film which you needed.
5.Searching For Sugar Man
Two South Africans set out on a quest and to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez. A fascinating documentary that feel like a travelogue which is highly compelling, it is one of those that will automatically drawn you in from start to finish, it is definitely intriguing in this insightful documentary which is an eye opener.
4.Shrek (2001 – 2010)
A mean lord exiles fairy-tale creatures to the swamp of a grumpy ogre, who must go on a quest and rescue a princess for the lord in order to get his land back, he also go on a trek and meeting new eccentric people along the way. Beautiful animation and with all the films are consistently good and thoroughly entertaining, it is funny and this is suitable for all ages and a family viewing.
Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world. Everything about this documentary ticked all the boxes and it can be generally powerful, it might not be everyone taste but this is ambitious with wonderful scenery.
2.The Marigold Collection (2011 – 2015)
British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel and the retirees find themselves and the purpose of their lives. Definitely a pick me up type of film and this is so uplifting, it is one of those film that you can watch anytime as this is simple but fun and joyous, overall this is likeable and you can revisit this film.
1.Toy Story 4
When a new toy called “Forky” joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy. For me personally this my number one film about journeys, we lose friends and made new ones along the way and this film portrait that very well. it is relatable and the vocal talent is outstanding and brim with comic one liner, it is suitable for all ages and people will connect to this fantastic looking film.
2 thoughts on “Article: Top 10 Films About Journeys Volume 2”
I can’t remember Volume 1 of this category so I may repeat some suggestions here. I like your suggestions and I have seen most of them. I don’t know Togo so I will check that one out. Here’s some more from this genre:
Easy Rider – 1969 classic. Well before your time! Great soundtrack.
Around the World in 80 Days – the original David Niven version. Although I enjoyed the latest version on BBC.
The Straight Story – very different David Lynch film
Planes Trains and Automobiles – laugh out loud funny
Sideways – – featuring Paul Giamatti, one of my favourite actors
Time Bandits – a journey through time
Y Tu Mama Tambien – great indie film
Thelma and Louise – classic journey to . . .
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I will definitely looking into these films and all of them sounded really good