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A Small Section of the World (2014)
Lesley Chilcott
This documentary shows how a group of resourceful women from a remote region of Costa Rica came together to change the culture for themselves, their families and their coffee-growing communities.

A Touch of Spice (2003)
Tassos Boulmetis
When Fanis was a young boy growing up in Istanbul, his grandfather taught him that life and food both require a little salt to give them flavor. Thirty-five years after leaving Istanbul for Athens, Greece, Fanis returns to reunite with his grandfather and first love. Originally titled Politiki kouzina. This film won 11 awards, including Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography, at the Thessaloníki Film Festival. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Lavrio, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Asphalt (2016)
Ali Hammoud
Lebanese truck driver Derar Nsseir and Egyptian truck driver Mohamad Mehani make their living crossing borders, towns and cities across the Arab world, delivering necessities. This documentary shows what life is like behind the wheel and the close relationship between man and machine. Filmed in multiple locations including Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and the Sultanate of Oman.

Avatar (2009)
James Cameron
 

Paraplegic Marine Jake Sully offers to take his recently deceased brother’s place on a mission to the distant world of Pandora. Once there, he discovers that the mission is based on greed. As Jake bonds with the native Na’vi people of Pandora, he finds himself falling in love with the beautiful alien Neytiri. Filmed in multiple locations including Wellington, New Zealand.

Against All Odds (1984)
Taylor Hackford
After Terry Brogan is cut from a football team, he accepts a questionable job from a friend to find his friend’s girlfriend in Mexico. He finds her in Cozumel and falls in love. Filmed in multiple locations including Cozumel and the Yucatán Peninsula.

All the Beauty of the World (2006)
Marc Esposito
After the man of her life dies, Tina goes on a journey to Asia with hopes of rediscovering life after loss. She is accompanied by her friend Franck, who is in love with her. Still mourning the loss of her love, however, she cannot give Franck what he wants from her. Originally titled Toute la beauté du monde. Filmed in Bali, Indonesia and Paris, France.

A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
Richard Lester
This British comedy stars the Beatles during the Beatlemania heyday. On their way to a London television broadcast, the Beatles find themselves sidetracked by Paul’s unconventional grandfather and Ringo, who goes missing right before the concert is to be televised. Filmed in multiple locations throughout England.

A Ojos Cerrados (2010)
Hernán Jiménez
Delia, a young woman who lives with the grandparents who raised her, has her life turned upside down just as her career is beginning to take off when her grandmother, Maga, dies unexpectedly. Delia wants to fulfill her grandmother’s wish that her ashes be dispersed in the Caribbean, but does not want to pass up the new management position she has just been offered.

After Words (2015)
Juan Feldman
When a librarian loses her job and lust for life she travels to Costa Rica, where she meets a lively tour guide. She inspires him and he encourages her to embrace pura vida—the Costa Rican motto that means “pure life.” Filmed in Costa Rica.

Aya (1990)
Solrun Hoaas
Set in the 1950s, Aya, a young Japanese war bride, and her husband, Frank, arrive in a small Australian town. Aya and Frank love each other, but Frank wants Aya to forget about her Japanese past. She cannot let go of who she is and where she came from, and finds herself drawn to his friend Mac, who respects the Japanese culture. Filmed in Hobart and Melbourne.

All My Friends Are Leaving Brisbane (2007)
Louise Alston
One by one, Anthea’s friends start to leave Brisbane, tempting her to do so as well. But when she learns that an ex-boyfriend is coming back to Brisbane, she changes her mind. Filmed in Brisbane.

Double Indemnity (1944)
Billy Wilder
After Walter Neff, an insurance salesman, falls for the beautiful Phyllis Dietrichson, he finds himself tangled up in a murderous scheme. Phyllis is determined to kill her husband, and Neff knows how to make the murder look like an accidental fall from a train, which will trigger the double indemnity clause that will pay out twice the policy’s value. Filmed in Los Angeles.

Donovan’s Reef (1963)
John Ford
This adventurous love story tells the story of Michael Patrick “Guns” Donovan, a World War II hero who lives on a South Sea island where people of different races and backgrounds live together in peace. Filmed in Kauai.

The Descendants (2011)
Alexander Payne
Matt King lives solely on what he earns as a lawyer in Hawaii, but has vast wealth through 25,000 acres of undeveloped family land that is being held in trust. Even though Matt lives in paradise, his life is far from perfect. His wife, Elizabeth, with whom he was having marital problems, has been in an accident that has left her in a coma, and Matt must face revelations from his two daughters that will affect everyone in the family. This film won 67 awards, including Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture at the Golden Globes, and was nominated for 142. Filmed in Kauai and Oahu.

Dreaming Nicaragua (2010)
Marcelo Bukin
This documentary follows four children living in poverty in Nicaragua and, through their play, shows their courage and never-ending hope for a better life. Despite difficult lives, the children and their families possess strength and humor.

Dawn of the Maya (2003)
Graham Townsley
National Geographic explores new archaeological findings in a Preclassic Mayan civilization whose roots date back some 2,000 years, revealing that the Mayans lived in a thriving society including intricate artwork and massive pyramids.

Darkest Hour (2017)
Joe Wright
When Winston Churchill replaces Neville Chamberlain as the prime minister of the United Kingdom, he feels pressured to either begin peace negotiations with Hitler or take on the Nazi regime. This multi-award-winning film won Oscars for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role and Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling in 2018. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, Manchester and Yorkshire.

Death on the Nile (1978)
John Guillermin
Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot (Peter Ustinov) must unravel the mystery of heiress Linnet Ridgeway’s death on board the SS Karnak as it cruises the Nile. This all-star cast includes Jane Birkin, Bette Davis, Mia Farrow, Olivia Hussey, George Kennedy, David Niven and more. Filmed in multiple locations including Abu Simbel, Aswan, Cairo and Luxor.

Dawn! (1979)
Ken Hannam
This sports biopic shares the life experiences and rise to fame of Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser, a three-time Olympic gold medalist. Filmed in multiple locations including Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney.

Blue Hawaii (1961)
Norman Taurog
Free from the Army and back in Hawaii, Chad Gates takes a job as a tour guide at his girlfriend’s agency rather than at the Great Southern Hawaiian Fruit Company, where his father wants him to work. This film won one award and was nominated for three. Filmed in multiple locations including Kauai and Oahu.

The Bucket List (2007)
Rob Reiner
When two men with terminal illnesses meet, they decide to do everything they have ever wanted to do before they die. As they work their way through their bucket lists, the two men become great friends and experience priceless joy. Filmed in multiple locations including Beverly Hills, California; the Great Wall of China, China; Giza, Egypt; and France.

The Book of Santa Barbara (2011)
Russ Spencer
See Santa Barbara like never before. This documentary short gives you a glimpse into the inspiration behind Macduff Everton’s photo book, The Book of Santa Barbara.

The Bandit (1996)
Yavuz Turgul
This highly popular Turkish drama is considered the savior of Turkish cinema, which was flailing when the film was released. In it, a bandit travels across Turkey to Istanbul after serving a 35-year jail sentence in search of the man who betrayed him. Hailed for its blend of fairy tale and realism, it provides lovely brushstrokes of Turkey. Filmed in Istanbul and Sanliurfa.

The Beach (2000)
Danny Boyle
Richard, a nicotine-addicted traveler, finds a map in a Bangkok hotel that supposedly leads to a legendary island paradise where some other wayward souls have settled. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
Beeban Kidron
This story picks up four weeks after the first film. Now that Bridget Jones is in love, she begins to question if what she has is everything she has dreamed of having. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Easy Rider (1969)
Dennis Hopper
Wyatt and Billy are young hippie bikers who are trying to figure out which direction to take in their lives. After hiding money in their gas tank, they take a trip across America and soon learn that life is full of people who are fearful of change, people who want to break free of conformity and people who have a hard time making ends meet in their everyday lives. Filmed in multiple locations including Los Angeles, California; Taos, New Mexico; New Orleans, Louisiana; and Monument Valley, Arizona.

End of the Spear (2005)
Jim Hanon
In 1956, after five missionaries in the jungles of Ecuador are speared to death by Waodani tribesmen, events unfold that change the lives of the Waodani tribe and the slain missionaries’ families. Filmed in Colón.

Boy (2010)
Taika Waititi
This film is about Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his grandmother, his brother and a goat. When Boy’s grandmother goes away for a week, his absent father, whom he had idealized, shows up looking for a bag of money that he buried years earlier. Filmed in New Zealand.

The Burmese Harp (1956)
Kon Ichikawa
Set in World War II. Mizushima, a soldier in the Japanese army in Burma, is asked by the British to convince a Japanese troop to surrender. Unsuccessful, Mizushima becomes a Buddhist monk and travels the countryside to bury the remains of Japanese soldiers. Originally titled Biruma no tategoto. Filmed in multiple locations including The Netherlands and Burma.

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
David Lean
Set during World War II, this film tells the story of British prisoners who are ordered to build a bridge to accommodate the Burma–Siam railway. Filmed in multiple locations in Sri Lanka including Colombo.

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (2005)
Fatih Akin
 

Discover the vibrant music of Istanbul in a documentary that includes both traditional and modern Turkish music. This film won one award and was nominated for two. Filmed in Istanbul, Turkey.

Bread and Tulips (2000)
Silvio Soldini
This romantic comedy follows a housewife who gets left behind during a family vacation. As she makes her way home, she impulsively detours to Venice and builds a new life—only to be admonished by her sister to return to her old one. Originally titled Pane e tulipani. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome, Salerno and Venice.

The Bounty (1984)
Roger Donaldson
When a mutiny takes place on Lieutenant Bligh’s ship, Fletcher Christian tries to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, while Lieutenant Bligh tries to get his loyalists safely to East Timor in a tiny lifeboat. Filmed in England, French Polynesia and New Zealand.

Baraka (1992)
Ron Fricke
This moving documentary takes viewers around the world to villages, natural landscapes, forests, volcanoes and many other places to emphasize what is found in these places. Camera footage, without words, shows both the good and the bad, eventually coming full circle. Filmed in multiple locations including Cambodia, Ecuador, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Nepal and more.

The Exodus Decoded (2006)
Simcha Jacobovici
The biblical exodus is explored in this documentary that shares archaeological evidence, explanations for the plagues that disrupted Egypt and thoughts on the time frame when the exodus may have taken place. Filmed in multiple locations including Egypt, Greece and Israel.

Egypt Unwrapped (TV) (2008)
David Lee, Ian A. Hunt and others
A stunning National Geographic production that explores Egypt’s greatest mysteries, including the construction of the pyramids, the legacy of Ramses II and the story behind the Screaming Man’s haunting expression. Originally titled Secrets of Egypt.

Egypt 3D (2013)
Benjamin Eicher and Timo Joh. Mayer
Look at Egypt like never before in this 3-D documentary that explores gods, hieroglyphs, mummification, pharaohs, pyramids and the Great Sphinx.

Egypt: Beyond the Pyramids (2016)
Karin Muller
In this documentary, Karin Muller fasts with local Muslims during the month of Ramadan and takes viewers on a journey through the streets of Cairo and into the community, including libraries and theater groups. Filmed in Egypt.

Blow-Up (1966)
Michelangelo Antonioni
This film is about a glamorous fashion photographer who lives life to the fullest. When he sees a beautiful yet mysterious woman in a park, he photographs her to her dismay. Originally titled Blowup. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

Connected by Coffee (2014)
Aaron Dennis
This documentary takes you on a 1,000-mile journey across Latin America and shares how coffee is connected to a troubled past and hopeful future.

Caffeinated (2015)
Hanh Nguyen and Vishal Solanki
This documentary takes viewers around the world to see the places where coffee is grown and share the perspectives of the people and communities that are involved in the process, from planting the seeds to roasting the beans. Filmed in multiple locations including Nicaragua.

The Blue Butterfly (2004)
Léa Pool
When a 10-year-old boy is diagnosed with a terminal illness, his mother finds a renowned entomologist to take them on an adventure through the jungle to fulfill the boy’s dream: to catch an elusive Blue Morpho butterfly. Based on a true story. Filmed in multiple locations including Limón, Costa Rica and Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica.

Carthage in Flames (1960)
Carmine Gallone
This Italian historic drama chronicles the final days of the Punic Wars as the Roman Empire descends upon Carthage. Filmed in Rome, Italy.

Couples Retreat (2009)
Peter Billingsley
When three couples agree to join another couple on a couples’ retreat, with the intention of having fun, they discover that they are required to participate in the couples’ exercises, and soon all of the couples discover fault lines in their relationships. Filmed in multiple locations including Bora Bora.

Campfire (2004)
Joseph Cedar
When a widow with two teenaged daughters is ready to move on with her life and seeks to be accepted into a new ideologically based West Bank settlement, she finds she has many factors working against her, especially because there is no man in the household. Originally titled Medurat Hashevet.

Cairo Time (2009)
Ruba Nadda
This romantic drama is about an unexpected love affair that catches a married woman and her husband’s colleague completely off-guard while exploring ancient Egypt by land and by sea. Filmed in Cairo and Giza.

Boys (2003)
Shankar
This comedy-drama follows the lives of five boys and one girl, each with a different background and upbringing. In the process of fending for themselves, they discover the personal talents that make them special. Filmed in multiple locations including Chennai, India; Cochin, India; and Tasmania, Australia.

Caribe (2004)
Esteban Ramírez
Vincente runs a banana plantation with Abigail on the coast in Limón Province and finds himself faced with multiple problems all at once: banana prices are falling, creating problems with the plantation’s finances; an oil company is trying to obtain off-shore drilling rights; and he finds himself attracted to Abigail’s newly discovered half sister, Irene, who has shown up at the plantation out of the blue. Filmed in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica.

Beneath Hill 60 (2010)
Jeremy Sims
Set in 1916, this drama is based on the true story of Captain Oliver Woodward. Along with his secret platoon of Australian tunnelers, he must maintain a leaking complex tunnel system deep beneath German lines that is packed with enough explosives to alter the war. Filmed in Townsville.

Chasing Fireflies (2013)
Roberto Flores Prieto
Manrique’s work, watching an abandoned salt mine in an obscure corner of the Colombian Caribbean, isolates him from the world. He is content with being alone until his 13-year-old daughter, whom he has ignored, and a dog that chases fireflies show up. Originally titled Cazando luciérnagas. Filmed in Galerazamba, Bolivar, Colombia.

Careful, He Might Hear You (1983)
Carl Schultz
After PS’s mother dies, his Aunt Lila and Uncle George take him into their home in Sydney. But his Aunt Vanessa shows up claiming her rights as a co-guardian, demanding that PS live with her during the week. With Lila, PS gets to live the life of a child, but with Vanessa, he is forced to live a strict, staunch life. Filmed in Sydney.

Lisbon (1956)
Ray Milland
Ray Milland and Maureen O’Hara star in this suspenseful yarn about a smuggling ring and a wealthy husband imprisoned behind the Iron Curtain. This atmospheric crime movie was shot on location in Lisbon, providing scenes of the city at mid-century. Filmed in Lisbon.

Night Train to Lisbon  (2013)
Bille August
After an unexpected meeting with a Portuguese woman, Raimund Gregorius, an aging Swiss professor, discovers a small book in the pocket of a coat left behind by the woman. In the book, Raimund finds a train ticket to Lisbon; on a whim, he quits his job and travels to Lisbon to search for her. Filmed in multiple locations including Lisbon.

L.A. Confidential (1997)
Curtis Hanson
This film is set in 1950s Los Angeles, when mayhem, corruption and murder reached new depths. Three very different policemen—one remorseless, one sleazy and one straitlaced—investigate murders using forms of justice that fit each of their personalities. Filmed in Los Angeles.

The Lover (1992)
Jean-Jacques Annaud
Set in 1929 during French colonial rule in Vietnam, a French teenage girl catches the eye of a wealthy Chinese businessman. A torrid affair ensues despite class restrictions and social mores. Originally titled L’amant. Filmed in multiple locations including Ho Chi Minh City and Saigon.

Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam (2010)
Luke Nguyen
Travel with Luke Nguyen, owner and chef of the Red Lantern restaurant in Sydney, as he takes a culinary trip through northern Vietnam, including the natural wonders of Ha Long Bay, the magnificent mountains of Sapa and more. Filmed in Vietnam.

New Zealand from Above (2012)
Bruce Morrison and Serge Ou
This documentary gives you the opportunity to traverse New Zealand, from the South Island to the tip of the North Island. New Zealanders share their thoughts on their culture, interests and work. Filmed in New Zealand.

Last Days in Vietnam (2014)
Rory Kennedy
When the North Vietnamese Army was closing in on approximately 5,000 Americans in Saigon, the Americans had roughly 24 hours to get out, with no official evacuation plan. With the clock ticking, the Americans managed to escape, but not before helping their South Vietnamese allies, coworkers and friends. 135,000 South Vietnamese escaped with the help of some heroic Americans.

Lust for Life (1956)
Vincente Minnelli
Kirk Douglas stars as Vincent van Gogh in this film adaptation by the great Vincente Minnelli, filmed on location in Belgium, France and The Netherlands.

Long Long Time Ago (2016)
Jack Neo
This comedy-drama is about one family’s trials and tribulations from 1965 to the early 1970s. As they journey through the years, from a humble home to a modern flat, they witness their nation’s growth and face many challenges that require perseverance.

La Yuma (2009)
Florence Jaugey
 

Yuma lives in an underprivileged neighborhood in Managua, but that does not stop her from trying to achieve her goal of becoming a boxer. Yuma is driven by the determination to one day make a better life for herself and her siblings. Filmed in Managua, Nicaragua.

La Quinceañera (2007)
Adam Taub
This short documentary shows a moving portrait of a Mexican family’s love and loyalty to each other. Ana Maria is about to turn 15, and her mother and five siblings want to make sure that her quinceañera is memorable, despite her father not being supportive of her special day. Filmed in Mexico.

Let’s Eat! (2016)
Chapman To
Rosemary, the daughter of a restaurant owner, wants to modernize the restaurant and reduce costs, but the restaurant’s traditional chef, Dai Hung, does not see eye to eye with Rosemary. Filmed in Malaysia and Singapore.

Love Affair (1994)
Glenn Gordon Caron
Mike Gambril and Terry McKay meet on a flight to Sydney, and their attraction to each other is too strong to ignore. When their plane is forced to land on a small atoll, they become romantically involved, even though both are engaged to other people. Before parting, they agree to meet again in three months to see if their attraction is real. Filmed in New York City, New York and French Polynesia.

Les faussaires (1994)
Frédéric Blum
This comedy is based on a novel by Romain Gary. The protagonist is an author who has come to Tahiti to write a biography of Paul Gauguin. Filmed in Tahiti.

Lemon Tree (2008)
Eran Riklis
This is the story of a Palestinian widow who lives simply in the West Bank’s occupied territory. When a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down, she must seek assistance to defend it. Originally titled Etz Limon. Filmed in multiple locations including Jerusalem.

The Lunchbox (2013)
itesh Batra
When a lunch box service (the Dabbawala) accidentally delivers lunch to the wrong person, an unhappy housewife and a lonely widower meet, which leads to an exchanging of notes through their daily lunch box. Originally titled Dabba. Filmed in Mumbai.

Land and Freedom (1995)
Ken Loach
In the spring of 1936, a young unemployed journalist leaves his hometown of Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. This film won two Cannes Film Festival awards. Filmed in Mirambel, Spain and Liverpool, England.

Long Way Round (TV)  (2004)
David Alexanian and Russ Malki
Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman travel the world via motorcycles. Equipped with onboard cameras and one ride-along cameraman, Ewan and Charley travel 19,000 miles from London to New York. Filmed in multiple locations including Calgary, London and Luxembourg.

Les Misérables (2012)
Tom Hooper
Set in revolutionary Paris, this epic musical retells Victor Hugo’s timeless tale of Jean Valjean, who vows to turn his life of crime around despite being doggedly chased by Inspector Javert. The story culminates as turmoil engulfs Paris, leading to the Paris Uprising of 1832. Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway star; Hathaway won an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London; Portsmouth, Hampshire; and France.

Luxor, Egypt (1912)
Sidney Olcott
The work of prolific silent film director Sidney Olcott, this documentary takes viewers through the streets of a market in Luxor where day-to-day happenings are occurring among its people, including water carriers of the Nile and a native cobbler at work. Filmed in Luxor.

Mysteries of Lisbon (2010)
Raúl Ruiz
This highly acclaimed movie traces the adventures of a jealous countess, a rich businessman and a young orphaned boy as they travel across Portugal, France and Italy, and to Brazil. Filmed in multiple locations including Lisbon.

The Mambo Kings (1992)
Arne Glimcher
In the 1950s, two musician brothers, Cesar and Nestor, leave Cuba for the United States with a dream of hitting it big in the Latin music scene. One brother takes care of business while the other broods over the Cuban woman who broke his heart. Filmed in Los Angeles.

Lion (2016)
Garth Davis
Based on the nonfiction book A Long Way Home, this film tells the story of Saroo Brierley, who, at five years of age, gets separated from his family in Kolkata and then adopted by an Australian family. At 25, Saroo begins a search for his long-lost family using Google Earth. Filmed in multiple locations including Melbourne, Australia; Kolkata, India; and Hobart, Australia.

Monkey Kingdom (2015)
Mark Linfield and Alastair Fothergill
This documentary is about a group of monkeys known as the Temple Troop that lives among ancient ruins in the jungles of Sri Lanka. A mother monkey and her newborn find it difficult to survive within the competitive hierarchy of the Temple Troop. Filmed in Sri Lanka.

Ocean Oasis (2000)
Soames Summerhays
This short IMAX film showcases footage of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula and the Pacific Ocean. Stunning shots of whales, dolphins, sharks, a coral reef and the desert showcase the astonishing biological diversity found in this small corner of the world. Filmed in Baja California, Mexico.

On the Way to Salalah (2017)
Mayo Kucharski
This documentary follows Ali, a modern European-born Omani who takes a sentimental journey to the most mysterious state in the Arabian Sea region: the Sultanate of Oman. Along the way, he meets a stranger and forms a sincere friendship. Filmed in the Sultanate of Oman.

Money for Nothing (1932)
Monty Banks
In this prince-and-the-pauper story, a down-and-out gambler is mistaken for a wealthy man in Monte Carlo. Filmed in England.

The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935)
Stephen Roberts
In this romantic comedy set after World War I, a beautiful young woman tricks a Russian aristocrat into returning to Monte Carlo after he has broken the bank at its casino. But after stealing his money, she falls in love with him. This film features nice shots of early 20th-century Monte Carlo. Filmed in Monte Carlo.

Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara! (2013)
Milan Luthria
After underworld don Shoaib kills his mentor, he comes into power and expands it with the help of his best friend and former lover. Aslam, whom Shoaib meets while visiting the area in which he grew up, also becomes an accomplice.

Oliver Twist (1948)
David Lean
Based on the Charles Dickens novel, Oliver Twist is the story of a boy who is orphaned when his mother dies after giving birth in a workhouse. Oliver is placed in a juvenile home but eventually ends up back at the workhouse; he escapes and travels to London, where he becomes involved with a gang of juveniles. Filmed in England.

Of Time, Tombs and Treasures (1977)
James R. Messenger
This Academy Award–nominated documentary follows archaeologist Howard Carter to a hidden tomb in the Valley of the Kings and reenacts the discovery of King Tutankhamen’s tomb.

Our Generation
  (2010)

Sinem Saban and Damien Curtis
This documentary features stories from one of the last strongholds of traditional Aboriginal culture in Australia: the remote Yolngu of northeastern Arnhem Land. The Aboriginal struggles of land, culture and freedom are explored, and interviews with national indigenous leaders, historians and human rights activists shine a light on threats to the Australian Aboriginal culture.

Mysteries of Egypt (1998)
Bruce Neibaur
A gorgeous visual survey of the history, ancient sites and natural wonders of Egypt as narrated by Egyptian actor Omar Sharif. Filmed in multiple locations including Cairo and Luxor.

Mystery of the Nile (2005)
Jordi Llompart
The epic 3,260-mile descent down the world’s greatest river has eluded humankind for centuries—until now. In this documentary, a team of explorers sets off to become the first to navigate the Blue Nile from source to sea. Filmed in multiple locations including Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan.

The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Tay Garnett
When a married woman and her lover, a drifter, fall in love and kill her husband, they must live with the consequences of their actions. Filmed in Los Angeles.

Memorias del desarrollo (2010)
Miguel Coyula
This award-winning film is about an educated man who decides to leave the Cuban revolution and his homeland to explore the “developed” world, including London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. The more he travels, the more he finds himself feeling like a stranger in strange lands. Filmed in multiple locations including Havana, London, Paris and Tokyo.

Panama Hattie (1942)
Norman Z. McLeod
There is always something exciting happening at Hattie Maloney’s nightclub in the Panama Canal Zone, where she performs. When a sophisticated gentleman visits the saloon, sparks fly between him and Hattie. This musical features the music and lyrics of Cole Porter.

The Player (1992)
Robert Altman
When Griffin Mill, a Hollywood studio executive, begins to receive death threats, he assumes they are coming from a screenwriter whose pitch he rejected. As Griffin green-lights only a few story pitches out of thousands, he must try to figure out who is sending him the threatening postcards. Filmed in Los Angeles.

Maikol Yordan Traveling Lost (2014)
Miguel Alejandro Gómez
Maikol Yordan’s family farm is close to being sold by a bank. With the hope of paying off the bank debt, Maikol enters contests and promotions and wins a trip to Europe. Originally titled Maikol Yordan de Viaje Perdido. Filmed in Costa Rica, England, France and Italy.

Passage to Panama: A Musical Journey (2008)
Fred Salaff
Panama is a small country, but its diverse musical history is vast due to Panama having been a transit route for people from all continents. This documentary shares interviews with Panamanian musicians, recording producers and others who share their love for the rich and colorful music of Panama. Filmed in Cuba and Panama.

Panama Canal Stories (2014)
Abner Benaim, Carolina Borrero, Luis Franco Brantley, Pinky Mon and Pituka Ortega-Heilbron
This film contains five short dramas that span a century of lives that have been impacted by the Panama Canal. Originally titled Historias del canal. Filmed in Colón.

Panama Canal in 3D: A Land Divided, a World United (2017)
Keith Melton
Narrated by Morgan Freeman, this documentary shows both the old and new Panama, from its Conquistador days to the French canal-digging to the American technology that transformed shipping and tropical medicine.

The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Guy Hamilton
James Bond is called in to investigate the death of a scientist working on a powerful solar cell and finds himself chasing down famed assassin Francisco Scaramanga. In Bangkok, “007” is captured and placed in a dojo. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Princess Ka‘iulani (2010)
Marc Forby
When Princess Ka‘iulani becomes a teenager, she is sent to England for an education; however, the death of her uncle, King Kalākaua, sees her longing to return to her beloved Hawaii. Princess Ka‘iulani becomes the next heir to the throne and notes that the rights of her people are being threatened by a possible US annexation. All of a sudden, Princess Ka‘iulani finds herself torn between going home and living life in England with a handsome suitor. This film was inspired by true events and won six awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Honolulu, Hawaii and Norfolk, England.

The Piano (1993)
Jane Campion
Ada and her young daughter move to New Zealand for Ada’s arranged marriage. When Ada’s husband sells her beloved piano to their neighbor, George, she is heartbroken. But George offers Ada a chance to earn her piano back by giving him piano lessons. Filmed in Auckland.

The Patriarch (2016)
Lee Tamahori
This film is based on the novel Bulibasha: King of the Gypsies by Witi Ihimaera. Set in the 1960s, with breathtaking views of the east coast of New Zealand, The Patriarch tells the story of two Māori sheepshearing families, the Poatas and the Mahanas—bitter enemies who must find their way through adversity. Originally titled Mahana. Filmed in Auckland.

Pirates of the Airwaves (2016)
Charlie Haskell
This drama is about Radio Hauraki, New Zealand’s “boat that rocked.” Radio Hauraki was a pirate radio station that broadcast in international waters from a boat called Tiri from 1966 through 1970, when the station began to broadcast on land. Filmed in Auckland.

Mabo (2012)
Rachel Perkins
This biographical film is about Eddie Koiki Mabo, an Aboriginal Australian and national hero of Australia. Mabo, who dropped out of school at the age of 15, successfully spearheaded the campaign for land rights for indigenous people, which resulted in the overthrowing of terra nullius (“nobody’s land”) by the High Court. Filmed in Queensland.

Power of Pearl: The Farm Beneath the Sea (2017)
Ahbra Perry and Robert Taylor Higgins
In the Ring of Fire, a basin of the Pacific Ocean where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur, pearls grow. This documentary follows pearl farmers in the Philippines, Indonesia and Australia, and shows how pearls impact the relationship between workers and their communities. Winner of the 2013 American Documentary Film Fund. Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Bora Bora, French Polynesia; and Kobe, Japan.

Rebel Without a Cause (1995)
Nicholas Ray
This film tells the story of the moral decay of American youth and was deemed culturally, historically and aesthetically significant by the Library of Congress, and added to its National Film Registry. It has won numerous awards, including Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress. Filmed in Los Angeles.

The Tailor of Panama (2001)
John Boorman
After a British spy has an affair with an ambassador’s wife, he is sent to Panama to uncover the president’s plans for the Panama Canal. He connects with a tailor, top political figures and gangsters, with the intent to topple the government. Filmed in Panama.

Three Seasons (1999)
Tony Bui
As the characters in this film come to terms with the past, present and future of Ho Chi Minh City, their paths begin to merge. Filmed in Vietnam.

Topkapi (1964)
Jules Dassin
This fascinating heist movie follows a band of conniving criminals as they plot to steal an emerald-laid dagger from Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace. The film features Maximilian Schell and Peter Ustinov, and offers a mid-century look at the rich colors and flavors of Istanbul. Filmed in multiple locations including Istanbul.

Sullivan’s Travels (1941)
Preston Sturges
When Sullivan, a successful, spoiled and naive director of fluff films, decides to disguise himself as a hobo with only one dime in his pocket to see what poverty is really like, he receives quite a shock. His producers are not happy with his actions, but his experience causes him to want to make a film about the troubles of the poor. Filmed in Los Angeles.

Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Billy Wilder
In this flashback film, Joseph C. “Joe” Gillis tells the story of the events leading up to his death at a Sunset Boulevard mansion six months prior. Filmed in Los Angeles.

Swing High, Swing Low  (1937)
Mitchell Leisen
When Maggie King misses her ship from Panama back to the United States while on a date with soldier Skid Johnson, she is forced to move in with Skid and his friend Harry. Maggie and Skid fall in love, but Skid becomes famous and risks everything, including his relationship with Maggie.

Salsipuedes (2016)
Ricardo Aguilar Navarro and Manuel Rodríguez
When Andrés Pimienta returns to Panama to attend his grandfather’s funeral after ten years of living in the United States, he meets his father, a former boxing champion and the reason why Andrés was sent to live in the United States. Andrés chooses to stay in Panama to learn about his family’s past. Filmed in Panama.

They Call It Myanmar: Lifting the Curtain (2012)
Robert H. Lieberman
This unique documentary, filmed over a two-year period, offers a rare look into the second most isolated country on the planet. Includes an interview with Aung San Suu Kyi and stunning footage of Burmese life. Filmed in Burma.

To Catch a Thief (1955)
Alfred Hitchcock
Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star in this romantic thriller about a retired cat burglar trying to entrap another burglar who is preying on wealthy tourists on the French Riviera. Hitchcock nicely conveys the glamour and energy of Monte Carlo, and the movie won an Oscar for Best Cinematography. Filmed in multiple locations including France and Monaco.

Sooryavansham (1999)
E. V. V. Satyanarayana and Pranavanand
Thakur Bhanupratap Singh, a distinguished and influential man in his community, has three sons. Heera, the youngest son, is illiterate and neglected by his father, but he is obedient and has great respect for his father. When Heera grows up, their strained relationship comes to an end—until Thakur Bhanupratap meets Heera’s son. Filmed in Sri Lanka.

Tiara Tahiti (1962)
Ted Kotcheff
This comedy-drama follows the story of a tough colonel and a refined captain who did not see eye to eye during the war. The captain journeys to Tahiti after the war and unexpectedly runs into his former commanding officer, who had had him court-martialed. Filmed in Tahiti.

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Roger Spottiswoode
When Elliot Carver tries to entice the United Kingdom and China into World War III by starting trouble over British and Chinese waters, James Bond must stop him. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok, Phuket and London.

Senso (1954)
Luchino Visconti
A feast for the eyes set in 1860s Italy, this melodrama plays out against the atmospheric backdrop of Venice, from La Fenice Opera House to St. Mark’s Square. Filmed in Rome and Venice.

The Ultimate Wave Tahiti (2010)
Stephen Low
Follow along as a documentary crew takes viewers into an island paradise while surfing champion Kelly Slater, Tahitian surfer Raimana Van Bastolaer and others search for the perfect wave-riding experiences. Learn about islanders and their culture, as well as the fragile beauty of reef habitats. Filmed in Moorea, French Polynesia and Teahupo‘o, French Polynesia.

Spectre (2015)
Sam Mendes
A cryptic message sends James Bond to Mexico City and then Rome, where he uncovers a sinister organization known as Spectre. As Bond learns more about Spectre, he discovers a connection between himself and the enemy he seeks. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome.

This Means War (2012)
McG
When two best friends, who are also benched CIA agents, fall for the same woman, they decide to let her choose who she wants to pursue a relationship with. But they are keeping tabs on each other and try to sabotage the other’s dates with her. Filmed in multiple locations including Hong Kong and Los Angeles.

The Stonecutter (2007)
Daniel Zirilli
When a stonecutter finds himself struggling to provide for his family, he learns to appreciate their love with the help of an angelic young girl. Filmed in multiple locations including Moorea and Tahiti, French Polynesia.

Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Ang Lee
When Elinor, Marianne and Margaret are taken in by a cousin after their father dies, the opportunity for the young women to marry becomes challenging. Family disapprovals and a forced separation, as well as mismatched love, test the strengths of budding romantic relationships. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

Swimming Upstream (2003)
Russell Mulcahy
This biographical film tells the inspirational story of Tony Fingleton. After growing up in a troubled household and being overlooked by his father, Tony makes a commitment to become the best athlete possible and prove his confidence and talents to his father. Filmed in multiple locations including Brisbane, Perth and Sydney.

Quantum of Solace (2008)
Marc Forster
James Bond, a retired spy and a mysterious woman track down a world-renowned developer involved in a shadowy network of power and corruption. Filmed in multiple locations including London, England; Panama; Tuscany, Italy; and Madrid, Spain.

The Quiet American (2002)
Phillip Noyce
Michael Caine stars as a British journalist stationed in Vietnam during the 1950s who becomes friends with a seemingly harmless American (Brendan Fraser). Filmed in multiple locations including Da Nang, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

The Queen (2006)
Stephen Frears
Dame Helen Mirren turns in an Oscar-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth in this film that profiles the Queen’s attempts to treat Princess Diana’s death as a private family matter. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Paris and Scotland.

West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Islands (2016)
Peter Seaman and Brent Sumner
This documentary shares the amazing human history of California’s Channel Islands, from the original inhabitants who lived here more than 13,000 years ago to the people who discovered and developed these unforgettable islands. Filmed in California.

The Water Diviner (2014)
Russell Crowe
Connor, an Australian farmer, is on a quest to find his three missing sons, who have been reported as missing in action after the Battle of Gallipoli. While in Istanbul, he is befriended by a Turkish woman. Filmed in multiple locations including South Australia, Australia and Istanbul, Turkey.

Whale Rider (2002)
Niki Caro
When 11-year-old Pai is certain that she is destined to become the new chief of the Whangara people, a patriarchal New Zealand tribe, she must go up against her grandfather, Koro, who is bound by tradition to pick a male leader. Filmed in New Zealand.

Youth (2015)
Paolo Sorrentino
When two longtime friends go on vacation in Switzerland, they spend their time in an elegant hotel sharing stories about their children, other hotel guests and their day-to-day lives. Fred, a retired conductor and composer, learns that someone wants to hear him conduct again, while Mick, a film director, is determined to finish the screenplay for his final film. Filmed in multiple locations including Kanton Bern, Switzerland; Rome, Italy; and Venice, Italy.

Without a Paddle (2004)
Steven Brill
When three friends are reunited at the funeral of a childhood friend, they discover a trunk that includes information about $200,000 that went missing along with airplane hijacker D. B. Cooper in 1971. The three friends decide to continue their friend’s quest, but are unaware of the impending dangers they will face. Filmed in various locations throughout New Zealand including Rotorua and Wellington.

Young Winston (1972)
Richard Attenborough
This historical drama tells the story of Sir Winston Churchill, from his unhappy childhood to his time as a war correspondent in the Second Boer War to his first election to Parliament at the young age of 26. Filmed in multiple locations including Morocco and England.

Walking on Sunshine (2014)
Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini
Set in a stunning coastal village in present-day Italy, this musical romance follows Maddie, a woman who decides to marry a man after a speedy romance. When Maddie invites her sister, Taylor, to the wedding, it is revealed that the man Maddie is going to marry is the same man with whom Taylor had a holiday fling years earlier. Filmed in the Salento region of Puglia.

Waltz with Bashir (2008)
Ari Folman
An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict. Winner of a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film and an Academy Award nominee. Originally titled Vals Im Bashir.

Wawata Topu: Mermaids of Timor-Leste (2013)
David Palazón and Enrique Alonso
This documentary is about four generations of female divers trying to make a living in a coastal village of Timor-Leste, where their contributions to their households and their community are faced with social barriers.

The KoAloha Ukulele Story (2008)
Gary San Angel
This animated documentary tells the story of Alvin Okami, one of the most innovative ukulele makers in Hawaii. This film won the Golden Kahuna Award for Short Film Competition at the Honolulu International Festival (II). Filmed in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Komodo Dragon (2009)
John-Paul Davidson
The presenters of this documentary track down the mighty Komodo dragon, the largest living lizard species. Along the way, they encounter one of the world’s most dangerous snakes and help release turtles into the wild.

Kaleidoscope (1966)
Jack Smight
Warren Beatty and Susannah York star in this crime film about a playboy who infiltrates a manufacturer of playing cards so he can win big at card tables throughout Europe, including the famous Monte Carlo Casino where some of the movie was shot. Filmed in England.

The King’s Speech  (2010)
Tom Hooper
 

Before becoming King George VI, “Bertie” suffered emotionally from stuttering, which many viewed as a reason why he should not be king. With the help of a radical speech therapist, George is finally able to manage his stuttering and gain the confidence needed to lead the country through war. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London; Buckinghamshire, England; and Berkshire, England.

50 First Dates (2004)
Peter Segal
When Henry Roth, a bachelor, meets Lucy, he is excited about the possibility of a serious relationship; then, he discovers that Lucy suffers from short-term memory loss. Determined to make her fall in love with him, Henry does not let her condition stop him. This film won six awards and was nominated for ten. Filmed in multiple locations including Oahu, Hawaii.

20th Century Women (2016)
Mike Mills
When a mother struggles to understand her son, who is trying to find himself, she enlists her bohemian housemates to help with his upbringing. This film touches on life, love, struggles and perseverance. 20th Century Women won 12 awards and was nominated for 70. Filmed in multiple locations including Santa Barbara, California.

1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
Ridley Scott
Celebrating the 500th anniversary of the discovery of the Americas, this big-budget film explores both the discovery and the unfortunate effects Europeans had on the original inhabitants. Filmed in multiple locations including Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic and Spain.

Fados (2007)
Carlos Saura
The relationship among music, dance and the culture of Portugal is illustrated in this documentary film. Filmed in Lisbon, Portugal.

From Here to Eternity (1953)
Fred Zinnemann
Robert Prewitt’s US Army transfer to Hawaii is not what he expected. His new captain is making his life miserable because he does not want to box for the captain and company. But soon, Prewitt begins to fall in love with Lorene, a social club employee. This film won 22 awards, including Oscars, Golden Globes, a Cannes Film Festival award and others. Filmed in Oahu, Hawaii.

Future Lasts Forever (2011)
Özcan Alper
This beautifully wrought film tells the story of a young music student who travels to southeastern Turkey to record traditional Turkish music; in the process, she confronts a difficult past. The film nicely captures a rich culture and starkly beautiful scenery. Filmed in Turkey.

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
Mike Newell
This film follows Charles and his friends as they attend four weddings and one funeral. After wondering if he will ever experience true love, Charles, a committed bachelor, thinks that he has found the one when he meets an American woman, Carrie. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

Fool’s Gold (2008)
Andy Tennant
This adventure-romance tells the story of Ben “Finn” Finnegan and Tess Finnegan, a recently divorced couple who fall in love again while searching for a treasure that was lost at sea with the 1715 treasure fleet. Filmed in multiple locations including Cairns, Brisbane and Whitsunday Island.

The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000)
Tran Anh Hung
Beautiful from start to finish, this film follows three sisters, two of whom are happily married—or so it appears. Originally titled Mua he chieu thang dung. Filmed in Vietnam.

Victory (1996)
Mark Peploe
When Axel Heyst makes a stop at a hotel in the port city of Surabaya, a young woman who is in danger asks him for help. They flee to Axel’s home on a nearby secluded island, but the dangerous men searching for her find out where they have gone and pursue them. Filmed in Indonesia and Malaysia.

Gidget (1959)
Paul Wendkos
After Francie hurts herself while swimming in the ocean, she meets Moondoggie, a surfer, and finds herself in the company of him and his friends. Though Moondoggie and his friends initially make fun of her, they eventually allow Francie into their clique and give her the nickname “Gidget.” Soon, Gidget is also surfing. Filmed in Malibu, California.

The Graduate (1967)
Mike Nichols
A recent college graduate, Ben finds himself in an awkward situation when the wife of his father’s business partner, Mrs. Robinson, seduces him after his graduation party. The two fall in love, but the relationship ends when Ben falls for Mrs. Robinson’s daughter, Elaine. Filmed in Los Angeles.

The Gospel of John (2014)
David Batty
This film is a word-for-word adaptation of the Gospel of John and offers a modern visual perspective on the life of Jesus Christ, including his miracles, final words, death and resurrection.

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
Barry Levinson
When an unorthodox and irreverent DJ is stationed in Vietnam to bring humor to Armed Forces Radio, he begins to shake things up. Filmed in Bangkok and Phuket.

Grace of Monaco (2014)
Olivier Dahan
This French-American film traces the glamorous life of Grace Kelly, the American actress who left her film career to marry Prince Rainier III of Monaco. The movie includes sweeping shots of the French Riviera. Nicole Kidman plays the starring role. Filmed in multiple locations including France, Italy and Monaco.

The Great Indian Butterfly (2007)
Sarthak Dasgupta
After a young couple becomes frustrated with the sacrifices necessary to make it up the corporate ladder, they decide to search for a legendary insect, the Great Indian Butterfly, whose magical aura is said to grant happiness to the person who catches it. They adventure across coastal landscapes into the sun-soaked land of Goa. Filmed in Goa and Mumbai.

Gosford Park (2001)
Robert Altman
In this period mystery-drama, co-written by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, a dinner party at an English country house is disrupted by a murder, affecting the lives of both the upstairs guests and the downstairs servants. The movie boasts an incredible ensemble cast, including Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Derek Jacobi and Clive Owen. Fellowes received a Best Writing Oscar for his contribution. Filmed in England.

The Postman (1994)
Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this gift to woo the local beauty, Beatrice. Originally titled Il postino. Filmed in Naples and Sicily.

The Great Beauty (2013)
Paolo Sorrentino
After his 65th birthday, witty and arrogant novelist Jep Gambardella is blindsided by an ex-lover’s secret. He begins to reexamine his lavish lifestyle—frequenting nightclubs, parties and cafés—to seek a different side of Rome. Originally titled La grande bellezza. Filmed in various locations throughout Rome.

Roman Holiday (1953)
William Wyler
Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck star in this romantic comedy about a reporter following a royal princess who attempts to remain incognito as she sightsees in Rome. Hepburn won a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance. Filmed in Rome.

La Dolce Vita (1960)
Federico Fellini
Fellini’s classic drama follows a journalist, played by Marcello Mastroianni, through Rome for seven days as he searches for love, happiness and the good life; widely considered one of the best films of all time, it features the famous scene in the Trevi Fountain with Anita Ekberg. Filmed in Rome.

Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
Audrey Wells
Based on Frances Mayes’s best-selling memoir, this lighthearted film tells the story of a recently divorced writer, played by Diane Lane, who buys a Tuscan villa with the hope of changing her life. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome and Salerno.

The Two Faces of January (2014)
Hossein Amini
When glamorous American couple Chester and Colette arrive in Athens, they befriend a Greek-speaking American, Rydal, who becomes enraptured with Colette. Soon, Rydal is drawn into the dark side of Chester’s life. This film was nominated for three awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Crete, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Mamma Mia! (2008)
Phyllida Lloyd
When bride-to-be Sophie learns that she has three possible fathers, she invites each of them to her wedding without telling her mother. This British-American-Swedish romantic musical comedy was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and three BAFTA Awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Skopelos, Greece.

Alexander (2004)
Oliver Stone
Based on the life of Alexander the Great, this epic historic drama with Colin Farrell in the title role focuses on the king’s great conquests and his relationships with his parents; his wife, Roxana; and his tutor, Aristotle.

The Bicycle Thief (1948)
Vittorio De Sica
 

This moving film follows a poor, desperate father as he searches post-war Rome for his stolen bicycle; without it, he will lose the job that allows him to provide for his family. Filmed in Rome.

The Holy Queen (1947)
Henrique Campos, Aníbal Contreiras and Rafael Gil
One of many popular 1940s Spanish costume films, this historic drama portrays the life of Isabel of Aragon, the Spanish-born 14th-century queen of Portugal who rectified peace among different parties of the Portuguese court. Originally titled Reina santa.

Hands of Stone (2016)
Jonathan Jakubowicz
This biographical sports film follows the life of legendary Panamanian Roberto Durán, from his professional boxing debut at age 16 to his retirement at age 50, as well as focusing on his famous trainer, Ray Arcel. Filmed in New York and Panama.

Oliver Stone (1993)
Heaven & Earth
Based on a true story, this film follows the life of a Buddhist Vietnamese peasant girl who survives a life of suffering and hardship during and after the Vietnam War. Filmed in Bangkok, Thailand and Vietnam.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
Taika Waititi
When young Ricky Baker is sent to live in the country with his Aunt Bella and Uncle Hec because of his defiant behavior, he and Hec clash. So, when Bella unexpectedly passes away, Ricky runs away into the wild New Zealand bush, followed closely behind by Hec. Filmed in multiple locations throughout New Zealand.

Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
Vincent McEveety
In the third installment of this beloved Disney franchise, “Herbie the Love Bug”—an anthropomorphized Volkswagen Beetle—joins a rally from Paris to Monte Carlo with his race car–driving owner. The race is loosely based on the famed Monte Carlo Rally, which culminates in the Mediterranean city. Filmed in multiple locations including Monte Carlo, Monaco and Paris, France.

Heart 2 Heart (2010)
Nayato Fio Nuala
While Indah is on vacation with her family, she meets Pandu and they form a friendship that leads them on adventures to the beautiful forests, tea gardens and lakes of Bogor. When the family vacation ends, Indah returns to Jakarta, but is involved in a tragic accident that leaves her speechless and blind. She falls into a deep depression, while Pandu searches for her.

Islands in the Stream (1977)
Franklin J. Schaffner
This film is an adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s novel of the same name. Wanting to live a simple life, artist Thomas Hudson leaves America to live in the Caribbean. This film was nominated for four awards. Set in the Caribbean; filmed in Kauai.

It’s Complicated (2009)
Nancy Meyers
When two exes are reunited at a family event and find themselves attracted to each other after being divorced for many years, their personal lives are disrupted as they continue their affair. This film won eight awards and was nominated for 15. Filmed in multiple locations including New York, New York and Santa Barbara, California.

Indochine (1992)
Régis Wargnier
This film is set in 1930, when French colonial rule in Indochina is ending. An unmarried Frenchwoman and her adopted daughter, a Vietnamese princess, both fall in love with a young French navy officer. Filmed in multiple locations including Malaysia and Vietnam.

Istanbul Beneath My Wings (1996)
Mustafa Altioklar
This is the incredible true story of one man’s flight across the Bosphorus Strait from Galata on the wings of his 17th-century manmade flying contraption, which he modeled after drawings by Leonardo da Vinci.

Indonesia Kirana (2016)
Febian Nurrahman Saktinegara
This musical documentary follows a group of singers from Indonesia who share their culture with the world through song. Filmed in multiple locations including Hungary, Indonesia, The Netherlands and Slovenia.

Indiscreet (1958)
Stanley Donen
This British romantic comedy is about an actress, Anna Kalman, who has given up on love. When Anna meets Philip Adams, a man whom she thinks is married, they fall in love. Instead of being a married man who is pretending to be single, Philip is actually single and pretending to be married. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

The Iron Lady (2011)
Phyllida Lloyd
In this biopic, Meryl Streep plays former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, teetering on the edge of reality with dementia and recalling her rise and fall. Streep won an Oscar for her performance. Filmed in London.

I Come with the Rain (2009)
Tran Anh Hung
Kline, an ex–Los Angeles cop and now private eye, is hired to find the missing son of a powerful conglomerate boss. He meets up with a former coworker who now works for the Hong Kong police, and together they follow the faint trail of the missing son to a local gangster. Haunted by memories, Kline has a hard time focusing on his work in Hong Kong. Filmed in multiple locations including Hong Kong, China and Los Angeles, California.

Journey to Land’s End (2008)
Gregg Ensminger
This documentary starts off at the red rocks of Sedona and takes viewers on a trip to California before heading south to Cabo San Lucas’s Land’s End. Shot in high definition with cutting-edge photography, you will see Mexico’s captivating Baja Peninsula in new, colorful ways. Filmed in multiple locations including Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and San Diego, California.

Jellyfish (2007)
Shira Geffen and Etgar Keret
This film tells the intersecting stories of three very different Israeli women living in Tel Aviv: Batya is a catering waitress who takes in an abandoned child; Keren is a young bride who breaks her leg; and Joy is a Philippine chore woman who does not speak any Hebrew. Originally titled Meduzot. Filmed in Tel Aviv.

Joni’s Promise (2005)
Joko Anwar
Joni, a film delivery man, meets a pretty woman who agrees to tell him her name only if he is able to deliver the reels of the film she is on her way to watch on time. Joni is confident that he can deliver the reels, but the rest of the world seems determined to stop him. Originally titled Janji Joni. Filmed in Jakarta.

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Mel Stuart
A group of American tourists takes an 18-day guided bus tour of nine European countries (from London to Rome) and humor ensues. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Luxembourg, Rome and Venice.

A Long Way Down (2014)
Pascal Chaumeil
When four suicidal strangers find themselves on the same roof on New Year’s Eve, their plans for death are interrupted as they form a bond that helps each of them face the difficulties in their lives. Filmed in London.

An Angel at My Table (1990)
Jane Campion
This biographical drama tells the story of Nene Janet Paterson Clutha, a New Zealand author who published under the name Janet Frame. The third of five children, Janet endured many hardships as a child, including the drownings of her two adolescent sisters and the epileptic seizures suffered by her brother, George. Confined to a mental institution for several years, she became successful when she started writing stories. Filmed in multiple locations including Auckland, New Zealand; Catalonia, Spain; London, England; and Paris, France.

Barcelona (1994)
Whit Stillman
Set during the eighties, the film follows a pair of mismatched American cousins who banter about romance and politics while working in the beautiful city of Barcelona. Filmed in Spain and the United States.

Antonio Gaudí (1984)

Hiroshi Teshigahara


A spellbinding visual poem that takes viewers on a tour of Antonio Gaudí’s spectacular architecture in Barcelona, including his massive, still-unfinished masterpiece, La Sagrada Família.

A Touch of Spice (2003)
Tassos Boulmetis
When Fanis was a young boy growing up in Istanbul, his grandfather taught him that life and food both require a little salt to give them flavor. Thirty-five years after leaving Istanbul for Athens, Greece, Fanis returns to reunite with his grandfather and first love. Originally titled Politiki kouzina. This film won 11 awards, including Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography, at the Thessaloníki Film Festival. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Lavrio, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Asphalt (2016)
Ali Hammoud
Lebanese truck driver Derar Nsseir and Egyptian truck driver Mohamad Mehani make their living crossing borders, towns and cities across the Arab world, delivering necessities. This documentary shows what life is like behind the wheel and the close relationship between man and machine. Filmed in multiple locations including Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and the Sultanate of Oman.

Avatar (2009)
James Cameron
 

Paraplegic Marine Jake Sully offers to take his recently deceased brother’s place on a mission to the distant world of Pandora. Once there, he discovers that the mission is based on greed. As Jake bonds with the native Na’vi people of Pandora, he finds himself falling in love with the beautiful alien Neytiri. Filmed in multiple locations including Wellington, New Zealand.

All the Beauty of the World (2006)
Marc Esposito
After the man of her life dies, Tina goes on a journey to Asia with hopes of rediscovering life after loss. She is accompanied by her friend Franck, who is in love with her. Still mourning the loss of her love, however, she cannot give Franck what he wants from her. Originally titled Toute la beauté du monde. Filmed in Bali, Indonesia and Paris, France.

Aya (1990)
Solrun Hoaas
Set in the 1950s, Aya, a young Japanese war bride, and her husband, Frank, arrive in a small Australian town. Aya and Frank love each other, but Frank wants Aya to forget about her Japanese past. She cannot let go of who she is and where she came from, and finds herself drawn to his friend Mac, who respects the Japanese culture. Filmed in Hobart and Melbourne.

All My Friends Are Leaving Brisbane (2007)
Louise Alston
One by one, Anthea’s friends start to leave Brisbane, tempting her to do so as well. But when she learns that an ex-boyfriend is coming back to Brisbane, she changes her mind. Filmed in Brisbane.

Donovan’s Reef (1963)
John Ford
This adventurous love story tells the story of Michael Patrick “Guns” Donovan, a World War II hero who lives on a South Sea island where people of different races and backgrounds live together in peace. Filmed in Kauai.

The Descendants (2011)
Alexander Payne
Matt King lives solely on what he earns as a lawyer in Hawaii, but has vast wealth through 25,000 acres of undeveloped family land that is being held in trust. Even though Matt lives in paradise, his life is far from perfect. His wife, Elizabeth, with whom he was having marital problems, has been in an accident that has left her in a coma, and Matt must face revelations from his two daughters that will affect everyone in the family. This film won 67 awards, including Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture at the Golden Globes, and was nominated for 142. Filmed in Kauai and Oahu.

Darkest Hour (2017)
Joe Wright
When Winston Churchill replaces Neville Chamberlain as the prime minister of the United Kingdom, he feels pressured to either begin peace negotiations with Hitler or take on the Nazi regime. This multi-award-winning film won Oscars for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role and Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling in 2018. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, Manchester and Yorkshire.

Death on the Nile (1978)
John Guillermin
Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot (Peter Ustinov) must unravel the mystery of heiress Linnet Ridgeway’s death on board the SS Karnak as it cruises the Nile. This all-star cast includes Jane Birkin, Bette Davis, Mia Farrow, Olivia Hussey, George Kennedy, David Niven and more. Filmed in multiple locations including Abu Simbel, Aswan, Cairo and Luxor.

Dawn! (1979)
Ken Hannam
This sports biopic shares the life experiences and rise to fame of Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser, a three-time Olympic gold medalist. Filmed in multiple locations including Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney.

Blue Hawaii (1961)
Norman Taurog
Free from the Army and back in Hawaii, Chad Gates takes a job as a tour guide at his girlfriend’s agency rather than at the Great Southern Hawaiian Fruit Company, where his father wants him to work. This film won one award and was nominated for three. Filmed in multiple locations including Kauai and Oahu.

The Book of Santa Barbara (2011)
Russ Spencer
See Santa Barbara like never before. This documentary short gives you a glimpse into the inspiration behind Macduff Everton’s photo book, The Book of Santa Barbara.

The Bandit (1996)
Yavuz Turgul
This highly popular Turkish drama is considered the savior of Turkish cinema, which was flailing when the film was released. In it, a bandit travels across Turkey to Istanbul after serving a 35-year jail sentence in search of the man who betrayed him. Hailed for its blend of fairy tale and realism, it provides lovely brushstrokes of Turkey. Filmed in Istanbul and Sanliurfa.

The Beach (2000)
Danny Boyle
Richard, a nicotine-addicted traveler, finds a map in a Bangkok hotel that supposedly leads to a legendary island paradise where some other wayward souls have settled. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
Beeban Kidron
This story picks up four weeks after the first film. Now that Bridget Jones is in love, she begins to question if what she has is everything she has dreamed of having. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Boy (2010)
Taika Waititi
This film is about Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his grandmother, his brother and a goat. When Boy’s grandmother goes away for a week, his absent father, whom he had idealized, shows up looking for a bag of money that he buried years earlier. Filmed in New Zealand.

The Burmese Harp (1956)
Kon Ichikawa
Set in World War II. Mizushima, a soldier in the Japanese army in Burma, is asked by the British to convince a Japanese troop to surrender. Unsuccessful, Mizushima becomes a Buddhist monk and travels the countryside to bury the remains of Japanese soldiers. Originally titled Biruma no tategoto. Filmed in multiple locations including The Netherlands and Burma.

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
David Lean
Set during World War II, this film tells the story of British prisoners who are ordered to build a bridge to accommodate the Burma–Siam railway. Filmed in multiple locations in Sri Lanka including Colombo.

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (2005)
Fatih Akin
 

Discover the vibrant music of Istanbul in a documentary that includes both traditional and modern Turkish music. This film won one award and was nominated for two. Filmed in Istanbul, Turkey.

Bread and Tulips (2000)
Silvio Soldini
This romantic comedy follows a housewife who gets left behind during a family vacation. As she makes her way home, she impulsively detours to Venice and builds a new life—only to be admonished by her sister to return to her old one. Originally titled Pane e tulipani. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome, Salerno and Venice.

The Bounty (1984)
Roger Donaldson
When a mutiny takes place on Lieutenant Bligh’s ship, Fletcher Christian tries to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, while Lieutenant Bligh tries to get his loyalists safely to East Timor in a tiny lifeboat. Filmed in England, French Polynesia and New Zealand.

Baraka (1992)
Ron Fricke
This moving documentary takes viewers around the world to villages, natural landscapes, forests, volcanoes and many other places to emphasize what is found in these places. Camera footage, without words, shows both the good and the bad, eventually coming full circle. Filmed in multiple locations including Cambodia, Ecuador, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Nepal and more.

The Exodus Decoded (2006)
Simcha Jacobovici
The biblical exodus is explored in this documentary that shares archaeological evidence, explanations for the plagues that disrupted Egypt and thoughts on the time frame when the exodus may have taken place. Filmed in multiple locations including Egypt, Greece and Israel.

Egypt Unwrapped (TV) (2008)
David Lee, Ian A. Hunt and others
A stunning National Geographic production that explores Egypt’s greatest mysteries, including the construction of the pyramids, the legacy of Ramses II and the story behind the Screaming Man’s haunting expression. Originally titled Secrets of Egypt.

Egypt 3D (2013)
Benjamin Eicher and Timo Joh. Mayer
Look at Egypt like never before in this 3-D documentary that explores gods, hieroglyphs, mummification, pharaohs, pyramids and the Great Sphinx.

Egypt: Beyond the Pyramids (2016)
Karin Muller
In this documentary, Karin Muller fasts with local Muslims during the month of Ramadan and takes viewers on a journey through the streets of Cairo and into the community, including libraries and theater groups. Filmed in Egypt.

Blow-Up (1966)
Michelangelo Antonioni
This film is about a glamorous fashion photographer who lives life to the fullest. When he sees a beautiful yet mysterious woman in a park, he photographs her to her dismay. Originally titled Blowup. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

Carthage in Flames (1960)
Carmine Gallone
This Italian historic drama chronicles the final days of the Punic Wars as the Roman Empire descends upon Carthage. Filmed in Rome, Italy.

Couples Retreat (2009)
Peter Billingsley
When three couples agree to join another couple on a couples’ retreat, with the intention of having fun, they discover that they are required to participate in the couples’ exercises, and soon all of the couples discover fault lines in their relationships. Filmed in multiple locations including Bora Bora.

Campfire (2004)
Joseph Cedar
When a widow with two teenaged daughters is ready to move on with her life and seeks to be accepted into a new ideologically based West Bank settlement, she finds she has many factors working against her, especially because there is no man in the household. Originally titled Medurat Hashevet.

Cairo Time (2009)
Ruba Nadda
This romantic drama is about an unexpected love affair that catches a married woman and her husband’s colleague completely off-guard while exploring ancient Egypt by land and by sea. Filmed in Cairo and Giza.

Broken Hill (2009)
Dagen Merrill
Tommy, the son of a sheep rancher, lives in the middle of the Australian Outback and dreams of attending the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. In order to apply to the conservatorium, Tommy needs to find musicians in the Outback who can play the music he has composed. Winner of two awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Adelaide and Sydney.

Boys (2003)
Shankar
This comedy-drama follows the lives of five boys and one girl, each with a different background and upbringing. In the process of fending for themselves, they discover the personal talents that make them special. Filmed in multiple locations including Chennai, India; Cochin, India; and Tasmania, Australia.

Bootmen (2000)
Dein Perry
Sean Odken leaves his job at a steel mill to appear on a tap dancing show in Sydney, but finds himself jobless after he gets involved with a lead dancer and is let go. He returns home determined to start his own tap dance group, but with a new twist: the tap dancers will wear hard hats while dancing on industrial steel and wearing shoes welded with metal. Filmed in Newcastle and Sydney.

Beneath Hill 60 (2010)
Jeremy Sims
Set in 1916, this drama is based on the true story of Captain Oliver Woodward. Along with his secret platoon of Australian tunnelers, he must maintain a leaking complex tunnel system deep beneath German lines that is packed with enough explosives to alter the war. Filmed in Townsville.

Careful, He Might Hear You (1983)
Carl Schultz
After PS’s mother dies, his Aunt Lila and Uncle George take him into their home in Sydney. But his Aunt Vanessa shows up claiming her rights as a co-guardian, demanding that PS live with her during the week. With Lila, PS gets to live the life of a child, but with Vanessa, he is forced to live a strict, staunch life. Filmed in Sydney.

Lisbon (1956)
Ray Milland
Ray Milland and Maureen O’Hara star in this suspenseful yarn about a smuggling ring and a wealthy husband imprisoned behind the Iron Curtain. This atmospheric crime movie was shot on location in Lisbon, providing scenes of the city at mid-century. Filmed in Lisbon.

Night Train to Lisbon  (2013)
Bille August
After an unexpected meeting with a Portuguese woman, Raimund Gregorius, an aging Swiss professor, discovers a small book in the pocket of a coat left behind by the woman. In the book, Raimund finds a train ticket to Lisbon; on a whim, he quits his job and travels to Lisbon to search for her. Filmed in multiple locations including Lisbon.

The Lover (1992)
Jean-Jacques Annaud
Set in 1929 during French colonial rule in Vietnam, a French teenage girl catches the eye of a wealthy Chinese businessman. A torrid affair ensues despite class restrictions and social mores. Originally titled L’amant. Filmed in multiple locations including Ho Chi Minh City and Saigon.

Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam (2010)
Luke Nguyen
Travel with Luke Nguyen, owner and chef of the Red Lantern restaurant in Sydney, as he takes a culinary trip through northern Vietnam, including the natural wonders of Ha Long Bay, the magnificent mountains of Sapa and more. Filmed in Vietnam.

New Zealand from Above (2012)
Bruce Morrison and Serge Ou
This documentary gives you the opportunity to traverse New Zealand, from the South Island to the tip of the North Island. New Zealanders share their thoughts on their culture, interests and work. Filmed in New Zealand.

Last Days in Vietnam (2014)
Rory Kennedy
When the North Vietnamese Army was closing in on approximately 5,000 Americans in Saigon, the Americans had roughly 24 hours to get out, with no official evacuation plan. With the clock ticking, the Americans managed to escape, but not before helping their South Vietnamese allies, coworkers and friends. 135,000 South Vietnamese escaped with the help of some heroic Americans.

Lust for Life (1956)
Vincente Minnelli
Kirk Douglas stars as Vincent van Gogh in this film adaptation by the great Vincente Minnelli, filmed on location in Belgium, France and The Netherlands.

Long Long Time Ago (2016)
Jack Neo
This comedy-drama is about one family’s trials and tribulations from 1965 to the early 1970s. As they journey through the years, from a humble home to a modern flat, they witness their nation’s growth and face many challenges that require perseverance.

Let’s Eat! (2016)
Chapman To
Rosemary, the daughter of a restaurant owner, wants to modernize the restaurant and reduce costs, but the restaurant’s traditional chef, Dai Hung, does not see eye to eye with Rosemary. Filmed in Malaysia and Singapore.

Love Affair (1994)
Glenn Gordon Caron
Mike Gambril and Terry McKay meet on a flight to Sydney, and their attraction to each other is too strong to ignore. When their plane is forced to land on a small atoll, they become romantically involved, even though both are engaged to other people. Before parting, they agree to meet again in three months to see if their attraction is real. Filmed in New York City, New York and French Polynesia.

Les faussaires (1994)
Frédéric Blum
This comedy is based on a novel by Romain Gary. The protagonist is an author who has come to Tahiti to write a biography of Paul Gauguin. Filmed in Tahiti.

Lemon Tree (2008)
Eran Riklis
This is the story of a Palestinian widow who lives simply in the West Bank’s occupied territory. When a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down, she must seek assistance to defend it. Originally titled Etz Limon. Filmed in multiple locations including Jerusalem.

The Lunchbox (2013)
itesh Batra
When a lunch box service (the Dabbawala) accidentally delivers lunch to the wrong person, an unhappy housewife and a lonely widower meet, which leads to an exchanging of notes through their daily lunch box. Originally titled Dabba. Filmed in Mumbai.

Land and Freedom (1995)
Ken Loach
In the spring of 1936, a young unemployed journalist leaves his hometown of Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. This film won two Cannes Film Festival awards. Filmed in Mirambel, Spain and Liverpool, England.

Long Way Round (TV)  (2004)
David Alexanian and Russ Malki
Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman travel the world via motorcycles. Equipped with onboard cameras and one ride-along cameraman, Ewan and Charley travel 19,000 miles from London to New York. Filmed in multiple locations including Calgary, London and Luxembourg.

Les Misérables (2012)
Tom Hooper
Set in revolutionary Paris, this epic musical retells Victor Hugo’s timeless tale of Jean Valjean, who vows to turn his life of crime around despite being doggedly chased by Inspector Javert. The story culminates as turmoil engulfs Paris, leading to the Paris Uprising of 1832. Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway star; Hathaway won an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London; Portsmouth, Hampshire; and France.

Luxor, Egypt (1912)
Sidney Olcott
The work of prolific silent film director Sidney Olcott, this documentary takes viewers through the streets of a market in Luxor where day-to-day happenings are occurring among its people, including water carriers of the Nile and a native cobbler at work. Filmed in Luxor.

Mysteries of Lisbon (2010)
Raúl Ruiz
This highly acclaimed movie traces the adventures of a jealous countess, a rich businessman and a young orphaned boy as they travel across Portugal, France and Italy, and to Brazil. Filmed in multiple locations including Lisbon.

Lion (2016)
Garth Davis
Based on the nonfiction book A Long Way Home, this film tells the story of Saroo Brierley, who, at five years of age, gets separated from his family in Kolkata and then adopted by an Australian family. At 25, Saroo begins a search for his long-lost family using Google Earth. Filmed in multiple locations including Melbourne, Australia; Kolkata, India; and Hobart, Australia.

Midnight’s Children (2012)
Deepa Mehta
As soon as India gains independence from Britain, a pair of children is born who will grow up in the same country as their parents, but one that will not be anything like the country of their parents’ generation. Filmed in multiple locations including Colombo.

Monkey Kingdom (2015)
Mark Linfield and Alastair Fothergill
This documentary is about a group of monkeys known as the Temple Troop that lives among ancient ruins in the jungles of Sri Lanka. A mother monkey and her newborn find it difficult to survive within the competitive hierarchy of the Temple Troop. Filmed in Sri Lanka.

Madhura Naranga (2015)
Sugeeth
Jeevan is a taxi driver who lives with two roommates in Sharjah. When he meets a Sri Lankan girl who is running away from some criminals, he falls in love with her.

On the Way to Salalah (2017)
Mayo Kucharski
This documentary follows Ali, a modern European-born Omani who takes a sentimental journey to the most mysterious state in the Arabian Sea region: the Sultanate of Oman. Along the way, he meets a stranger and forms a sincere friendship. Filmed in the Sultanate of Oman.

Money for Nothing (1932)
Monty Banks
In this prince-and-the-pauper story, a down-and-out gambler is mistaken for a wealthy man in Monte Carlo. Filmed in England.

Outlaw Girl (1950)
Mario Camerini
Beppe Musolino is innocent but found guilty of murder. He escapes from prison and, while on the run, meets and falls in love with a village girl. Together they track down the people who were responsible for the guilty verdict. Originally titled Il Brigante Musolino. Filmed in Calabria, Italy.

The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935)
Stephen Roberts
In this romantic comedy set after World War I, a beautiful young woman tricks a Russian aristocrat into returning to Monte Carlo after he has broken the bank at its casino. But after stealing his money, she falls in love with him. This film features nice shots of early 20th-century Monte Carlo. Filmed in Monte Carlo.

Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Dobaara! (2013)
Milan Luthria
After underworld don Shoaib kills his mentor, he comes into power and expands it with the help of his best friend and former lover. Aslam, whom Shoaib meets while visiting the area in which he grew up, also becomes an accomplice.

Oliver Twist (1948)
David Lean
Based on the Charles Dickens novel, Oliver Twist is the story of a boy who is orphaned when his mother dies after giving birth in a workhouse. Oliver is placed in a juvenile home but eventually ends up back at the workhouse; he escapes and travels to London, where he becomes involved with a gang of juveniles. Filmed in England.

Of Time, Tombs and Treasures (1977)
James R. Messenger
This Academy Award–nominated documentary follows archaeologist Howard Carter to a hidden tomb in the Valley of the Kings and reenacts the discovery of King Tutankhamen’s tomb.

Our Generation
  (2010)

Sinem Saban and Damien Curtis
This documentary features stories from one of the last strongholds of traditional Aboriginal culture in Australia: the remote Yolngu of northeastern Arnhem Land. The Aboriginal struggles of land, culture and freedom are explored, and interviews with national indigenous leaders, historians and human rights activists shine a light on threats to the Australian Aboriginal culture.

Mysteries of Egypt (1998)
Bruce Neibaur
A gorgeous visual survey of the history, ancient sites and natural wonders of Egypt as narrated by Egyptian actor Omar Sharif. Filmed in multiple locations including Cairo and Luxor.

Mystery of the Nile (2005)
Jordi Llompart
The epic 3,260-mile descent down the world’s greatest river has eluded humankind for centuries—until now. In this documentary, a team of explorers sets off to become the first to navigate the Blue Nile from source to sea. Filmed in multiple locations including Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan.

Memorias del desarrollo (2010)
Miguel Coyula
This award-winning film is about an educated man who decides to leave the Cuban revolution and his homeland to explore the “developed” world, including London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. The more he travels, the more he finds himself feeling like a stranger in strange lands. Filmed in multiple locations including Havana, London, Paris and Tokyo.

Maikol Yordan Traveling Lost (2014)
Miguel Alejandro Gómez
Maikol Yordan’s family farm is close to being sold by a bank. With the hope of paying off the bank debt, Maikol enters contests and promotions and wins a trip to Europe. Originally titled Maikol Yordan de Viaje Perdido. Filmed in Costa Rica, England, France and Italy.

The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Guy Hamilton
James Bond is called in to investigate the death of a scientist working on a powerful solar cell and finds himself chasing down famed assassin Francisco Scaramanga. In Bangkok, “007” is captured and placed in a dojo. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Princess Ka‘iulani (2010)
Marc Forby
When Princess Ka‘iulani becomes a teenager, she is sent to England for an education; however, the death of her uncle, King Kalākaua, sees her longing to return to her beloved Hawaii. Princess Ka‘iulani becomes the next heir to the throne and notes that the rights of her people are being threatened by a possible US annexation. All of a sudden, Princess Ka‘iulani finds herself torn between going home and living life in England with a handsome suitor. This film was inspired by true events and won six awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Honolulu, Hawaii and Norfolk, England.

The Piano (1993)
Jane Campion
Ada and her young daughter move to New Zealand for Ada’s arranged marriage. When Ada’s husband sells her beloved piano to their neighbor, George, she is heartbroken. But George offers Ada a chance to earn her piano back by giving him piano lessons. Filmed in Auckland.

The Patriarch (2016)
Lee Tamahori
This film is based on the novel Bulibasha: King of the Gypsies by Witi Ihimaera. Set in the 1960s, with breathtaking views of the east coast of New Zealand, The Patriarch tells the story of two Māori sheepshearing families, the Poatas and the Mahanas—bitter enemies who must find their way through adversity. Originally titled Mahana. Filmed in Auckland.

Pirates of the Airwaves (2016)
Charlie Haskell
This drama is about Radio Hauraki, New Zealand’s “boat that rocked.” Radio Hauraki was a pirate radio station that broadcast in international waters from a boat called Tiri from 1966 through 1970, when the station began to broadcast on land. Filmed in Auckland.

Mabo (2012)
Rachel Perkins
This biographical film is about Eddie Koiki Mabo, an Aboriginal Australian and national hero of Australia. Mabo, who dropped out of school at the age of 15, successfully spearheaded the campaign for land rights for indigenous people, which resulted in the overthrowing of terra nullius (“nobody’s land”) by the High Court. Filmed in Queensland.

Power of Pearl: The Farm Beneath the Sea (2017)
Ahbra Perry and Robert Taylor Higgins
In the Ring of Fire, a basin of the Pacific Ocean where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur, pearls grow. This documentary follows pearl farmers in the Philippines, Indonesia and Australia, and shows how pearls impact the relationship between workers and their communities. Winner of the 2013 American Documentary Film Fund. Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Bora Bora, French Polynesia; and Kobe, Japan.

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
Phillip Noyce
This multi-award-winning film tells the story of Molly, Daisy and Grace, two sisters and a cousin who are taken thousands of miles away from their Aboriginal mothers to be trained as domestic staff. The girls escape and follow a rabbit-proof fence while eluding a native tracker and the regional constabulary. Filmed in multiple locations including Adelaide, Perth and Sydney.

Three Seasons (1999)
Tony Bui
As the characters in this film come to terms with the past, present and future of Ho Chi Minh City, their paths begin to merge. Filmed in Vietnam.

Topkapi (1964)
Jules Dassin
This fascinating heist movie follows a band of conniving criminals as they plot to steal an emerald-laid dagger from Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace. The film features Maximilian Schell and Peter Ustinov, and offers a mid-century look at the rich colors and flavors of Istanbul. Filmed in multiple locations including Istanbul.

They Call It Myanmar: Lifting the Curtain (2012)
Robert H. Lieberman
This unique documentary, filmed over a two-year period, offers a rare look into the second most isolated country on the planet. Includes an interview with Aung San Suu Kyi and stunning footage of Burmese life. Filmed in Burma.

To Catch a Thief (1955)
Alfred Hitchcock
Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star in this romantic thriller about a retired cat burglar trying to entrap another burglar who is preying on wealthy tourists on the French Riviera. Hitchcock nicely conveys the glamour and energy of Monte Carlo, and the movie won an Oscar for Best Cinematography. Filmed in multiple locations including France and Monaco.

Sooryavansham (1999)
E. V. V. Satyanarayana and Pranavanand
Thakur Bhanupratap Singh, a distinguished and influential man in his community, has three sons. Heera, the youngest son, is illiterate and neglected by his father, but he is obedient and has great respect for his father. When Heera grows up, their strained relationship comes to an end—until Thakur Bhanupratap meets Heera’s son. Filmed in Sri Lanka.

Tiara Tahiti (1962)
Ted Kotcheff
This comedy-drama follows the story of a tough colonel and a refined captain who did not see eye to eye during the war. The captain journeys to Tahiti after the war and unexpectedly runs into his former commanding officer, who had had him court-martialed. Filmed in Tahiti.

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Roger Spottiswoode
When Elliot Carver tries to entice the United Kingdom and China into World War III by starting trouble over British and Chinese waters, James Bond must stop him. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok, Phuket and London.

Senso (1954)
Luchino Visconti
A feast for the eyes set in 1860s Italy, this melodrama plays out against the atmospheric backdrop of Venice, from La Fenice Opera House to St. Mark’s Square. Filmed in Rome and Venice.

The Ultimate Wave Tahiti (2010)
Stephen Low
Follow along as a documentary crew takes viewers into an island paradise while surfing champion Kelly Slater, Tahitian surfer Raimana Van Bastolaer and others search for the perfect wave-riding experiences. Learn about islanders and their culture, as well as the fragile beauty of reef habitats. Filmed in Moorea, French Polynesia and Teahupo‘o, French Polynesia.

Spectre (2015)
Sam Mendes
A cryptic message sends James Bond to Mexico City and then Rome, where he uncovers a sinister organization known as Spectre. As Bond learns more about Spectre, he discovers a connection between himself and the enemy he seeks. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome.

The Stonecutter (2007)
Daniel Zirilli
When a stonecutter finds himself struggling to provide for his family, he learns to appreciate their love with the help of an angelic young girl. Filmed in multiple locations including Moorea and Tahiti, French Polynesia.

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Danny Boyle and Loveleen Tandan
This is the story of Jamal Malik, an orphan from the slums of Mumbai who is on the verge of winning 20 million rupees on Kaun Banega Crorepati, a game show on which contestants answer a series of questions. After police arrest him on suspicion of cheating, Jamal begins to tell his life story in chapters, with each chapter revealing how Jamal learned the answers to the show’s seemingly impossible questions. Filmed in Mumbai and Pradesh.

The Tree (2010)
Julie Bertuccelli
When her husband, Peter, dies unexpectedly, Dawn is devastated. But Simone, their eight-year-old daughter, is convinced that Peter is speaking to her through the giant Moreton Bay fig tree that stands next to their house—the same tree that Peter crashed his car into on the day he died. And when Dawn begins a relationship with George, the tree seems to take on a life of its own. Filmed in Queensland.

Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Ang Lee
When Elinor, Marianne and Margaret are taken in by a cousin after their father dies, the opportunity for the young women to marry becomes challenging. Family disapprovals and a forced separation, as well as mismatched love, test the strengths of budding romantic relationships. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

Swimming Upstream (2003)
Russell Mulcahy
This biographical film tells the inspirational story of Tony Fingleton. After growing up in a troubled household and being overlooked by his father, Tony makes a commitment to become the best athlete possible and prove his confidence and talents to his father. Filmed in multiple locations including Brisbane, Perth and Sydney.

The Quiet American (2002)
Phillip Noyce
Michael Caine stars as a British journalist stationed in Vietnam during the 1950s who becomes friends with a seemingly harmless American (Brendan Fraser). Filmed in multiple locations including Da Nang, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

The Queen (2006)
Stephen Frears
Dame Helen Mirren turns in an Oscar-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth in this film that profiles the Queen’s attempts to treat Princess Diana’s death as a private family matter. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Paris and Scotland.

West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Islands (2016)
Peter Seaman and Brent Sumner
This documentary shares the amazing human history of California’s Channel Islands, from the original inhabitants who lived here more than 13,000 years ago to the people who discovered and developed these unforgettable islands. Filmed in California.

The Water Diviner (2014)
Russell Crowe
Connor, an Australian farmer, is on a quest to find his three missing sons, who have been reported as missing in action after the Battle of Gallipoli. While in Istanbul, he is befriended by a Turkish woman. Filmed in multiple locations including South Australia, Australia and Istanbul, Turkey.

Whale Rider (2002)
Niki Caro
When 11-year-old Pai is certain that she is destined to become the new chief of the Whangara people, a patriarchal New Zealand tribe, she must go up against her grandfather, Koro, who is bound by tradition to pick a male leader. Filmed in New Zealand.

Youth (2015)
Paolo Sorrentino
When two longtime friends go on vacation in Switzerland, they spend their time in an elegant hotel sharing stories about their children, other hotel guests and their day-to-day lives. Fred, a retired conductor and composer, learns that someone wants to hear him conduct again, while Mick, a film director, is determined to finish the screenplay for his final film. Filmed in multiple locations including Kanton Bern, Switzerland; Rome, Italy; and Venice, Italy.

Without a Paddle (2004)
Steven Brill
When three friends are reunited at the funeral of a childhood friend, they discover a trunk that includes information about $200,000 that went missing along with airplane hijacker D. B. Cooper in 1971. The three friends decide to continue their friend’s quest, but are unaware of the impending dangers they will face. Filmed in various locations throughout New Zealand including Rotorua and Wellington.

Young Winston (1972)
Richard Attenborough
This historical drama tells the story of Sir Winston Churchill, from his unhappy childhood to his time as a war correspondent in the Second Boer War to his first election to Parliament at the young age of 26. Filmed in multiple locations including Morocco and England.

Walking on Sunshine (2014)
Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini
Set in a stunning coastal village in present-day Italy, this musical romance follows Maddie, a woman who decides to marry a man after a speedy romance. When Maddie invites her sister, Taylor, to the wedding, it is revealed that the man Maddie is going to marry is the same man with whom Taylor had a holiday fling years earlier. Filmed in the Salento region of Puglia.

Waltz with Bashir (2008)
Ari Folman
An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict. Winner of a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film and an Academy Award nominee. Originally titled Vals Im Bashir.

Wawata Topu: Mermaids of Timor-Leste (2013)
David Palazón and Enrique Alonso
This documentary is about four generations of female divers trying to make a living in a coastal village of Timor-Leste, where their contributions to their households and their community are faced with social barriers.

The KoAloha Ukulele Story (2008)
Gary San Angel
This animated documentary tells the story of Alvin Okami, one of the most innovative ukulele makers in Hawaii. This film won the Golden Kahuna Award for Short Film Competition at the Honolulu International Festival (II). Filmed in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Komodo Dragon (2009)
John-Paul Davidson
The presenters of this documentary track down the mighty Komodo dragon, the largest living lizard species. Along the way, they encounter one of the world’s most dangerous snakes and help release turtles into the wild.

Kaleidoscope (1966)
Jack Smight
Warren Beatty and Susannah York star in this crime film about a playboy who infiltrates a manufacturer of playing cards so he can win big at card tables throughout Europe, including the famous Monte Carlo Casino where some of the movie was shot. Filmed in England.

The King’s Speech  (2010)
Tom Hooper
 

Before becoming King George VI, “Bertie” suffered emotionally from stuttering, which many viewed as a reason why he should not be king. With the help of a radical speech therapist, George is finally able to manage his stuttering and gain the confidence needed to lead the country through war. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London; Buckinghamshire, England; and Berkshire, England.

50 First Dates (2004)
Peter Segal
When Henry Roth, a bachelor, meets Lucy, he is excited about the possibility of a serious relationship; then, he discovers that Lucy suffers from short-term memory loss. Determined to make her fall in love with him, Henry does not let her condition stop him. This film won six awards and was nominated for ten. Filmed in multiple locations including Oahu, Hawaii.

20th Century Women (2016)
Mike Mills
When a mother struggles to understand her son, who is trying to find himself, she enlists her bohemian housemates to help with his upbringing. This film touches on life, love, struggles and perseverance. 20th Century Women won 12 awards and was nominated for 70. Filmed in multiple locations including Santa Barbara, California.

Fados (2007)
Carlos Saura
The relationship among music, dance and the culture of Portugal is illustrated in this documentary film. Filmed in Lisbon, Portugal.

From Here to Eternity (1953)
Fred Zinnemann
Robert Prewitt’s US Army transfer to Hawaii is not what he expected. His new captain is making his life miserable because he does not want to box for the captain and company. But soon, Prewitt begins to fall in love with Lorene, a social club employee. This film won 22 awards, including Oscars, Golden Globes, a Cannes Film Festival award and others. Filmed in Oahu, Hawaii.

Future Lasts Forever (2011)
Özcan Alper
This beautifully wrought film tells the story of a young music student who travels to southeastern Turkey to record traditional Turkish music; in the process, she confronts a difficult past. The film nicely captures a rich culture and starkly beautiful scenery. Filmed in Turkey.

Flowers of the Sky (2008)
Prasanna Vithanage
When a nearly forgotten film star finds herself embroiled in a scandal, her name is in the news once again. As she is thrust into a more modern, more commercialized industry, she finds herself having to face her darkest demons. Originally titled Akasa Kusum. Filmed in Colombo.

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
Mike Newell
This film follows Charles and his friends as they attend four weddings and one funeral. After wondering if he will ever experience true love, Charles, a committed bachelor, thinks that he has found the one when he meets an American woman, Carrie. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

Fool’s Gold (2008)
Andy Tennant
This adventure-romance tells the story of Ben “Finn” Finnegan and Tess Finnegan, a recently divorced couple who fall in love again while searching for a treasure that was lost at sea with the 1715 treasure fleet. Filmed in multiple locations including Cairns, Brisbane and Whitsunday Island.

The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000)
Tran Anh Hung
Beautiful from start to finish, this film follows three sisters, two of whom are happily married—or so it appears. Originally titled Mua he chieu thang dung. Filmed in Vietnam.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Woody Allen
While on a summer holiday in Spain, girlfriends Vicky (Rebecca Hall) and Cristina (Scarlett Johansson) take a tour of wildly romantic Barcelona and become enamored with the same painter (Javier Bardem), unaware that his tempestuous ex-wife (Penélope Cruz) is about to re-enter the picture. Cruz won an Oscar for her performance, and the film won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. Filmed in multiple locations including Barcelona.

Victory (1996)
Mark Peploe
When Axel Heyst makes a stop at a hotel in the port city of Surabaya, a young woman who is in danger asks him for help. They flee to Axel’s home on a nearby secluded island, but the dangerous men searching for her find out where they have gone and pursue them. Filmed in Indonesia and Malaysia.

The Gospel of John (2014)
David Batty
This film is a word-for-word adaptation of the Gospel of John and offers a modern visual perspective on the life of Jesus Christ, including his miracles, final words, death and resurrection.

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
Barry Levinson
When an unorthodox and irreverent DJ is stationed in Vietnam to bring humor to Armed Forces Radio, he begins to shake things up. Filmed in Bangkok and Phuket.

Grace of Monaco (2014)
Olivier Dahan
This French-American film traces the glamorous life of Grace Kelly, the American actress who left her film career to marry Prince Rainier III of Monaco. The movie includes sweeping shots of the French Riviera. Nicole Kidman plays the starring role. Filmed in multiple locations including France, Italy and Monaco.

Gandhi (1982)
Richard Attenborough
This multi-award-winning film is about the life of Gandhi, a unique man who lived a life that encouraged peaceful coexistence, even in the midst of activism, politics, religious intolerance and the fight for independence. Filmed in various locations throughout England and India.

The Great Indian Butterfly (2007)
Sarthak Dasgupta
After a young couple becomes frustrated with the sacrifices necessary to make it up the corporate ladder, they decide to search for a legendary insect, the Great Indian Butterfly, whose magical aura is said to grant happiness to the person who catches it. They adventure across coastal landscapes into the sun-soaked land of Goa. Filmed in Goa and Mumbai.

Guru (2007)
Mani Ratnam
 

Gurukant cannot live up to his father’s high expectations, so he leaves India for Turkey to find work. When he returns to India, he wants to start his own business but does not have the money to make it happen. He seeks out and marries Sujata, the daughter of a wealthy man—but after they are married, Gurukant finds out that she has a dark past. Filmed in multiple locations including Chennai, Karnataka and Pondicherry.

Gosford Park (2001)
Robert Altman
In this period mystery-drama, co-written by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, a dinner party at an English country house is disrupted by a murder, affecting the lives of both the upstairs guests and the downstairs servants. The movie boasts an incredible ensemble cast, including Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Derek Jacobi and Clive Owen. Fellowes received a Best Writing Oscar for his contribution. Filmed in England.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

The Postman (1994)
Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this gift to woo the local beauty, Beatrice. Originally titled Il postino. Filmed in Naples and Sicily.

The Great Beauty (2013)
Paolo Sorrentino
After his 65th birthday, witty and arrogant novelist Jep Gambardella is blindsided by an ex-lover’s secret. He begins to reexamine his lavish lifestyle—frequenting nightclubs, parties and cafés—to seek a different side of Rome. Originally titled La grande bellezza. Filmed in various locations throughout Rome.

Roman Holiday (1953)
William Wyler
Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck star in this romantic comedy about a reporter following a royal princess who attempts to remain incognito as she sightsees in Rome. Hepburn won a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance. Filmed in Rome.

All About My Mother (1999)
Pedro Almodóvar
In this comedy-drama, a nurse who oversees organ transplants loses her son in a car crash. To break the news to the boy’s father, whom he never knew, she journeys to Barcelona, revisiting colorful characters from her old life and meeting new ones along the way. The film won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. Filmed in multiple locations including A Coruña, Barcelona and Madrid.

La Dolce Vita (1960)
Federico Fellini
Fellini’s classic drama follows a journalist, played by Marcello Mastroianni, through Rome for seven days as he searches for love, happiness and the good life; widely considered one of the best films of all time, it features the famous scene in the Trevi Fountain with Anita Ekberg. Filmed in Rome.

Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
Audrey Wells
Based on Frances Mayes’s best-selling memoir, this lighthearted film tells the story of a recently divorced writer, played by Diane Lane, who buys a Tuscan villa with the hope of changing her life. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome and Salerno.

The Two Faces of January (2014)
Hossein Amini
When glamorous American couple Chester and Colette arrive in Athens, they befriend a Greek-speaking American, Rydal, who becomes enraptured with Colette. Soon, Rydal is drawn into the dark side of Chester’s life. This film was nominated for three awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Crete, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Mamma Mia! (2008)
Phyllida Lloyd
When bride-to-be Sophie learns that she has three possible fathers, she invites each of them to her wedding without telling her mother. This British-American-Swedish romantic musical comedy was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and three BAFTA Awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Skopelos, Greece.

Alexander (2004)
Oliver Stone
Based on the life of Alexander the Great, this epic historic drama with Colin Farrell in the title role focuses on the king’s great conquests and his relationships with his parents; his wife, Roxana; and his tutor, Aristotle.

The Bicycle Thief (1948)
Vittorio De Sica
 

This moving film follows a poor, desperate father as he searches post-war Rome for his stolen bicycle; without it, he will lose the job that allows him to provide for his family. Filmed in Rome.

The Holy Queen (1947)
Henrique Campos, Aníbal Contreiras and Rafael Gil
One of many popular 1940s Spanish costume films, this historic drama portrays the life of Isabel of Aragon, the Spanish-born 14th-century queen of Portugal who rectified peace among different parties of the Portuguese court. Originally titled Reina santa.

Oliver Stone (1993)
Heaven & Earth
Based on a true story, this film follows the life of a Buddhist Vietnamese peasant girl who survives a life of suffering and hardship during and after the Vietnam War. Filmed in Bangkok, Thailand and Vietnam.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
Taika Waititi
When young Ricky Baker is sent to live in the country with his Aunt Bella and Uncle Hec because of his defiant behavior, he and Hec clash. So, when Bella unexpectedly passes away, Ricky runs away into the wild New Zealand bush, followed closely behind by Hec. Filmed in multiple locations throughout New Zealand.

Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
Vincent McEveety
In the third installment of this beloved Disney franchise, “Herbie the Love Bug”—an anthropomorphized Volkswagen Beetle—joins a rally from Paris to Monte Carlo with his race car–driving owner. The race is loosely based on the famed Monte Carlo Rally, which culminates in the Mediterranean city. Filmed in multiple locations including Monte Carlo, Monaco and Paris, France.

Heart 2 Heart (2010)
Nayato Fio Nuala
While Indah is on vacation with her family, she meets Pandu and they form a friendship that leads them on adventures to the beautiful forests, tea gardens and lakes of Bogor. When the family vacation ends, Indah returns to Jakarta, but is involved in a tragic accident that leaves her speechless and blind. She falls into a deep depression, while Pandu searches for her.

Islands in the Stream (1977)
Franklin J. Schaffner
This film is an adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s novel of the same name. Wanting to live a simple life, artist Thomas Hudson leaves America to live in the Caribbean. This film was nominated for four awards. Set in the Caribbean; filmed in Kauai.

It’s Complicated (2009)
Nancy Meyers
When two exes are reunited at a family event and find themselves attracted to each other after being divorced for many years, their personal lives are disrupted as they continue their affair. This film won eight awards and was nominated for 15. Filmed in multiple locations including New York, New York and Santa Barbara, California.

Indochine (1992)
Régis Wargnier
This film is set in 1930, when French colonial rule in Indochina is ending. An unmarried Frenchwoman and her adopted daughter, a Vietnamese princess, both fall in love with a young French navy officer. Filmed in multiple locations including Malaysia and Vietnam.

Istanbul Beneath My Wings (1996)
Mustafa Altioklar
This is the incredible true story of one man’s flight across the Bosphorus Strait from Galata on the wings of his 17th-century manmade flying contraption, which he modeled after drawings by Leonardo da Vinci.

Indonesia Kirana (2016)
Febian Nurrahman Saktinegara
This musical documentary follows a group of singers from Indonesia who share their culture with the world through song. Filmed in multiple locations including Hungary, Indonesia, The Netherlands and Slovenia.

Indiscreet (1958)
Stanley Donen
This British romantic comedy is about an actress, Anna Kalman, who has given up on love. When Anna meets Philip Adams, a man whom she thinks is married, they fall in love. Instead of being a married man who is pretending to be single, Philip is actually single and pretending to be married. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

The Iron Lady (2011)
Phyllida Lloyd
In this biopic, Meryl Streep plays former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, teetering on the edge of reality with dementia and recalling her rise and fall. Streep won an Oscar for her performance. Filmed in London.

Jellyfish (2007)
Shira Geffen and Etgar Keret
This film tells the intersecting stories of three very different Israeli women living in Tel Aviv: Batya is a catering waitress who takes in an abandoned child; Keren is a young bride who breaks her leg; and Joy is a Philippine chore woman who does not speak any Hebrew. Originally titled Meduzot. Filmed in Tel Aviv.

Joni’s Promise (2005)
Joko Anwar
Joni, a film delivery man, meets a pretty woman who agrees to tell him her name only if he is able to deliver the reels of the film she is on her way to watch on time. Joni is confident that he can deliver the reels, but the rest of the world seems determined to stop him. Originally titled Janji Joni. Filmed in Jakarta.

The Spanish Apartment (2002)
Cédric Klapisch
This French-Spanish film is the first in a trilogy that focuses on Xavier, a young economics student who travels to Barcelona for a European exchange program. Xavier finds an apartment with six international students and is immersed into a cultural melting pot. Originally titled L’Auberge Espagnole. Filmed in Barcelona.

Biutiful (2010)
Alejandro González Iñárritu
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Uxbal, a single father of two, is forced to reckon with his life in order to escape crime in underground Barcelona and regain spiritual insight. Filmed in Barcelona and Navarra.

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Mel Stuart
A group of American tourists takes an 18-day guided bus tour of nine European countries (from London to Rome) and humor ensues. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Luxembourg, Rome and Venice.

A Long Way Down (2014)
Pascal Chaumeil
When four suicidal strangers find themselves on the same roof on New Year’s Eve, their plans for death are interrupted as they form a bond that helps each of them face the difficulties in their lives. Filmed in London.

An Angel at My Table (1990)
Jane Campion
This biographical drama tells the story of Nene Janet Paterson Clutha, a New Zealand author who published under the name Janet Frame. The third of five children, Janet endured many hardships as a child, including the drownings of her two adolescent sisters and the epileptic seizures suffered by her brother, George. Confined to a mental institution for several years, she became successful when she started writing stories. Filmed in multiple locations including Auckland, New Zealand; Catalonia, Spain; London, England; and Paris, France.

Barcelona (1994)
Whit Stillman
Set during the eighties, the film follows a pair of mismatched American cousins who banter about romance and politics while working in the beautiful city of Barcelona. Filmed in Spain and the United States.

Antonio Gaudí (1984)

Hiroshi Teshigahara


A spellbinding visual poem that takes viewers on a tour of Antonio Gaudí’s spectacular architecture in Barcelona, including his massive, still-unfinished masterpiece, La Sagrada Família.

A Touch of Spice (2003)
Tassos Boulmetis
When Fanis was a young boy growing up in Istanbul, his grandfather taught him that life and food both require a little salt to give them flavor. Thirty-five years after leaving Istanbul for Athens, Greece, Fanis returns to reunite with his grandfather and first love. Originally titled Politiki kouzina. This film won 11 awards, including Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography, at the Thessaloníki Film Festival. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Lavrio, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
Richard Lester
This British comedy stars the Beatles during the Beatlemania heyday. On their way to a London television broadcast, the Beatles find themselves sidetracked by Paul’s unconventional grandfather and Ringo, who goes missing right before the concert is to be televised. Filmed in multiple locations throughout England.

Double Indemnity (1944)
Billy Wilder
After Walter Neff, an insurance salesman, falls for the beautiful Phyllis Dietrichson, he finds himself tangled up in a murderous scheme. Phyllis is determined to kill her husband, and Neff knows how to make the murder look like an accidental fall from a train, which will trigger the double indemnity clause that will pay out twice the policy’s value. Filmed in Los Angeles.

Donovan’s Reef (1963)
John Ford
This adventurous love story tells the story of Michael Patrick “Guns” Donovan, a World War II hero who lives on a South Sea island where people of different races and backgrounds live together in peace. Filmed in Kauai.

The Descendants (2011)
Alexander Payne
Matt King lives solely on what he earns as a lawyer in Hawaii, but has vast wealth through 25,000 acres of undeveloped family land that is being held in trust. Even though Matt lives in paradise, his life is far from perfect. His wife, Elizabeth, with whom he was having marital problems, has been in an accident that has left her in a coma, and Matt must face revelations from his two daughters that will affect everyone in the family. This film won 67 awards, including Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture at the Golden Globes, and was nominated for 142. Filmed in Kauai and Oahu.

Blue Hawaii (1961)
Norman Taurog
Free from the Army and back in Hawaii, Chad Gates takes a job as a tour guide at his girlfriend’s agency rather than at the Great Southern Hawaiian Fruit Company, where his father wants him to work. This film won one award and was nominated for three. Filmed in multiple locations including Kauai and Oahu.

The Bucket List (2007)
Rob Reiner
When two men with terminal illnesses meet, they decide to do everything they have ever wanted to do before they die. As they work their way through their bucket lists, the two men become great friends and experience priceless joy. Filmed in multiple locations including Beverly Hills, California; the Great Wall of China, China; Giza, Egypt; and France.

The Book of Santa Barbara (2011)
Russ Spencer
See Santa Barbara like never before. This documentary short gives you a glimpse into the inspiration behind Macduff Everton’s photo book, The Book of Santa Barbara.

The Bandit (1996)
Yavuz Turgul
This highly popular Turkish drama is considered the savior of Turkish cinema, which was flailing when the film was released. In it, a bandit travels across Turkey to Istanbul after serving a 35-year jail sentence in search of the man who betrayed him. Hailed for its blend of fairy tale and realism, it provides lovely brushstrokes of Turkey. Filmed in Istanbul and Sanliurfa.

The Beach (2000)
Danny Boyle
Richard, a nicotine-addicted traveler, finds a map in a Bangkok hotel that supposedly leads to a legendary island paradise where some other wayward souls have settled. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
Beeban Kidron
This story picks up four weeks after the first film. Now that Bridget Jones is in love, she begins to question if what she has is everything she has dreamed of having. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Easy Rider (1969)
Dennis Hopper
Wyatt and Billy are young hippie bikers who are trying to figure out which direction to take in their lives. After hiding money in their gas tank, they take a trip across America and soon learn that life is full of people who are fearful of change, people who want to break free of conformity and people who have a hard time making ends meet in their everyday lives. Filmed in multiple locations including Los Angeles, California; Taos, New Mexico; New Orleans, Louisiana; and Monument Valley, Arizona.

The Burmese Harp (1956)
Kon Ichikawa
Set in World War II. Mizushima, a soldier in the Japanese army in Burma, is asked by the British to convince a Japanese troop to surrender. Unsuccessful, Mizushima becomes a Buddhist monk and travels the countryside to bury the remains of Japanese soldiers. Originally titled Biruma no tategoto. Filmed in multiple locations including The Netherlands and Burma.

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (2005)
Fatih Akin
 

Discover the vibrant music of Istanbul in a documentary that includes both traditional and modern Turkish music. This film won one award and was nominated for two. Filmed in Istanbul, Turkey.

L.A. Confidential (1997)
Curtis Hanson
This film is set in 1950s Los Angeles, when mayhem, corruption and murder reached new depths. Three very different policemen—one remorseless, one sleazy and one straitlaced—investigate murders using forms of justice that fit each of their personalities. Filmed in Los Angeles.

The Mambo Kings (1992)
Arne Glimcher
In the 1950s, two musician brothers, Cesar and Nestor, leave Cuba for the United States with a dream of hitting it big in the Latin music scene. One brother takes care of business while the other broods over the Cuban woman who broke his heart. Filmed in Los Angeles.

Midnight’s Children (2012)
Deepa Mehta
As soon as India gains independence from Britain, a pair of children is born who will grow up in the same country as their parents, but one that will not be anything like the country of their parents’ generation. Filmed in multiple locations including Colombo.

Monkey Kingdom (2015)
Mark Linfield and Alastair Fothergill
This documentary is about a group of monkeys known as the Temple Troop that lives among ancient ruins in the jungles of Sri Lanka. A mother monkey and her newborn find it difficult to survive within the competitive hierarchy of the Temple Troop. Filmed in Sri Lanka.

Madhura Naranga (2015)
Sugeeth
Jeevan is a taxi driver who lives with two roommates in Sharjah. When he meets a Sri Lankan girl who is running away from some criminals, he falls in love with her.

Ocean Oasis (2000)
Soames Summerhays
This short IMAX film showcases footage of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula and the Pacific Ocean. Stunning shots of whales, dolphins, sharks, a coral reef and the desert showcase the astonishing biological diversity found in this small corner of the world. Filmed in Baja California, Mexico.

The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Tay Garnett
When a married woman and her lover, a drifter, fall in love and kill her husband, they must live with the consequences of their actions. Filmed in Los Angeles.

The Player (1992)
Robert Altman
When Griffin Mill, a Hollywood studio executive, begins to receive death threats, he assumes they are coming from a screenwriter whose pitch he rejected. As Griffin green-lights only a few story pitches out of thousands, he must try to figure out who is sending him the threatening postcards. Filmed in Los Angeles.

Princess Ka‘iulani (2010)
Marc Forby
When Princess Ka‘iulani becomes a teenager, she is sent to England for an education; however, the death of her uncle, King Kalākaua, sees her longing to return to her beloved Hawaii. Princess Ka‘iulani becomes the next heir to the throne and notes that the rights of her people are being threatened by a possible US annexation. All of a sudden, Princess Ka‘iulani finds herself torn between going home and living life in England with a handsome suitor. This film was inspired by true events and won six awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Honolulu, Hawaii and Norfolk, England.

Rebel Without a Cause (1995)
Nicholas Ray
This film tells the story of the moral decay of American youth and was deemed culturally, historically and aesthetically significant by the Library of Congress, and added to its National Film Registry. It has won numerous awards, including Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress. Filmed in Los Angeles.

Topkapi (1964)
Jules Dassin
This fascinating heist movie follows a band of conniving criminals as they plot to steal an emerald-laid dagger from Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace. The film features Maximilian Schell and Peter Ustinov, and offers a mid-century look at the rich colors and flavors of Istanbul. Filmed in multiple locations including Istanbul.

Sullivan’s Travels (1941)
Preston Sturges
When Sullivan, a successful, spoiled and naive director of fluff films, decides to disguise himself as a hobo with only one dime in his pocket to see what poverty is really like, he receives quite a shock. His producers are not happy with his actions, but his experience causes him to want to make a film about the troubles of the poor. Filmed in Los Angeles.

Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Billy Wilder
In this flashback film, Joseph C. “Joe” Gillis tells the story of the events leading up to his death at a Sunset Boulevard mansion six months prior. Filmed in Los Angeles.

Sooryavansham (1999)
E. V. V. Satyanarayana and Pranavanand
Thakur Bhanupratap Singh, a distinguished and influential man in his community, has three sons. Heera, the youngest son, is illiterate and neglected by his father, but he is obedient and has great respect for his father. When Heera grows up, their strained relationship comes to an end—until Thakur Bhanupratap meets Heera’s son. Filmed in Sri Lanka.

West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Islands (2016)
Peter Seaman and Brent Sumner
This documentary shares the amazing human history of California’s Channel Islands, from the original inhabitants who lived here more than 13,000 years ago to the people who discovered and developed these unforgettable islands. Filmed in California.

The Water Diviner (2014)
Russell Crowe
Connor, an Australian farmer, is on a quest to find his three missing sons, who have been reported as missing in action after the Battle of Gallipoli. While in Istanbul, he is befriended by a Turkish woman. Filmed in multiple locations including South Australia, Australia and Istanbul, Turkey.

The KoAloha Ukulele Story (2008)
Gary San Angel
This animated documentary tells the story of Alvin Okami, one of the most innovative ukulele makers in Hawaii. This film won the Golden Kahuna Award for Short Film Competition at the Honolulu International Festival (II). Filmed in Honolulu, Hawaii.

50 First Dates (2004)
Peter Segal
When Henry Roth, a bachelor, meets Lucy, he is excited about the possibility of a serious relationship; then, he discovers that Lucy suffers from short-term memory loss. Determined to make her fall in love with him, Henry does not let her condition stop him. This film won six awards and was nominated for ten. Filmed in multiple locations including Oahu, Hawaii.

20th Century Women (2016)
Mike Mills
When a mother struggles to understand her son, who is trying to find himself, she enlists her bohemian housemates to help with his upbringing. This film touches on life, love, struggles and perseverance. 20th Century Women won 12 awards and was nominated for 70. Filmed in multiple locations including Santa Barbara, California.

From Here to Eternity (1953)
Fred Zinnemann
Robert Prewitt’s US Army transfer to Hawaii is not what he expected. His new captain is making his life miserable because he does not want to box for the captain and company. But soon, Prewitt begins to fall in love with Lorene, a social club employee. This film won 22 awards, including Oscars, Golden Globes, a Cannes Film Festival award and others. Filmed in Oahu, Hawaii.

Future Lasts Forever (2011)
Özcan Alper
This beautifully wrought film tells the story of a young music student who travels to southeastern Turkey to record traditional Turkish music; in the process, she confronts a difficult past. The film nicely captures a rich culture and starkly beautiful scenery. Filmed in Turkey.

Flowers of the Sky (2008)
Prasanna Vithanage
When a nearly forgotten film star finds herself embroiled in a scandal, her name is in the news once again. As she is thrust into a more modern, more commercialized industry, she finds herself having to face her darkest demons. Originally titled Akasa Kusum. Filmed in Colombo.

Gidget (1959)
Paul Wendkos
After Francie hurts herself while swimming in the ocean, she meets Moondoggie, a surfer, and finds herself in the company of him and his friends. Though Moondoggie and his friends initially make fun of her, they eventually allow Francie into their clique and give her the nickname “Gidget.” Soon, Gidget is also surfing. Filmed in Malibu, California.

The Graduate (1967)
Mike Nichols
A recent college graduate, Ben finds himself in an awkward situation when the wife of his father’s business partner, Mrs. Robinson, seduces him after his graduation party. The two fall in love, but the relationship ends when Ben falls for Mrs. Robinson’s daughter, Elaine. Filmed in Los Angeles.

The Gospel of John (2014)
David Batty
This film is a word-for-word adaptation of the Gospel of John and offers a modern visual perspective on the life of Jesus Christ, including his miracles, final words, death and resurrection.

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
Barry Levinson
When an unorthodox and irreverent DJ is stationed in Vietnam to bring humor to Armed Forces Radio, he begins to shake things up. Filmed in Bangkok and Phuket.

Islands in the Stream (1977)
Franklin J. Schaffner
This film is an adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s novel of the same name. Wanting to live a simple life, artist Thomas Hudson leaves America to live in the Caribbean. This film was nominated for four awards. Set in the Caribbean; filmed in Kauai.

It’s Complicated (2009)
Nancy Meyers
When two exes are reunited at a family event and find themselves attracted to each other after being divorced for many years, their personal lives are disrupted as they continue their affair. This film won eight awards and was nominated for 15. Filmed in multiple locations including New York, New York and Santa Barbara, California.

Istanbul Beneath My Wings (1996)
Mustafa Altioklar
This is the incredible true story of one man’s flight across the Bosphorus Strait from Galata on the wings of his 17th-century manmade flying contraption, which he modeled after drawings by Leonardo da Vinci.

Barcelona (1994)
Whit Stillman
Set during the eighties, the film follows a pair of mismatched American cousins who banter about romance and politics while working in the beautiful city of Barcelona. Filmed in Spain and the United States.

Antonio Gaudí (1984)

Hiroshi Teshigahara


A spellbinding visual poem that takes viewers on a tour of Antonio Gaudí’s spectacular architecture in Barcelona, including his massive, still-unfinished masterpiece, La Sagrada Família.

A Touch of Spice (2003)
Tassos Boulmetis
When Fanis was a young boy growing up in Istanbul, his grandfather taught him that life and food both require a little salt to give them flavor. Thirty-five years after leaving Istanbul for Athens, Greece, Fanis returns to reunite with his grandfather and first love. Originally titled Politiki kouzina. This film won 11 awards, including Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography, at the Thessaloníki Film Festival. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Lavrio, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Donovan’s Reef (1963)
John Ford
This adventurous love story tells the story of Michael Patrick “Guns” Donovan, a World War II hero who lives on a South Sea island where people of different races and backgrounds live together in peace. Filmed in Kauai.

The Descendants (2011)
Alexander Payne
Matt King lives solely on what he earns as a lawyer in Hawaii, but has vast wealth through 25,000 acres of undeveloped family land that is being held in trust. Even though Matt lives in paradise, his life is far from perfect. His wife, Elizabeth, with whom he was having marital problems, has been in an accident that has left her in a coma, and Matt must face revelations from his two daughters that will affect everyone in the family. This film won 67 awards, including Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture at the Golden Globes, and was nominated for 142. Filmed in Kauai and Oahu.

Blue Hawaii (1961)
Norman Taurog
Free from the Army and back in Hawaii, Chad Gates takes a job as a tour guide at his girlfriend’s agency rather than at the Great Southern Hawaiian Fruit Company, where his father wants him to work. This film won one award and was nominated for three. Filmed in multiple locations including Kauai and Oahu.

The Book of Santa Barbara (2011)
Russ Spencer
See Santa Barbara like never before. This documentary short gives you a glimpse into the inspiration behind Macduff Everton’s photo book, The Book of Santa Barbara.

The Bandit (1996)
Yavuz Turgul
This highly popular Turkish drama is considered the savior of Turkish cinema, which was flailing when the film was released. In it, a bandit travels across Turkey to Istanbul after serving a 35-year jail sentence in search of the man who betrayed him. Hailed for its blend of fairy tale and realism, it provides lovely brushstrokes of Turkey. Filmed in Istanbul and Sanliurfa.

The Beach (2000)
Danny Boyle
Richard, a nicotine-addicted traveler, finds a map in a Bangkok hotel that supposedly leads to a legendary island paradise where some other wayward souls have settled. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
Beeban Kidron
This story picks up four weeks after the first film. Now that Bridget Jones is in love, she begins to question if what she has is everything she has dreamed of having. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

The Burmese Harp (1956)
Kon Ichikawa
Set in World War II. Mizushima, a soldier in the Japanese army in Burma, is asked by the British to convince a Japanese troop to surrender. Unsuccessful, Mizushima becomes a Buddhist monk and travels the countryside to bury the remains of Japanese soldiers. Originally titled Biruma no tategoto. Filmed in multiple locations including The Netherlands and Burma.

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (2005)
Fatih Akin
 

Discover the vibrant music of Istanbul in a documentary that includes both traditional and modern Turkish music. This film won one award and was nominated for two. Filmed in Istanbul, Turkey.

Midnight’s Children (2012)
Deepa Mehta
As soon as India gains independence from Britain, a pair of children is born who will grow up in the same country as their parents, but one that will not be anything like the country of their parents’ generation. Filmed in multiple locations including Colombo.

Monkey Kingdom (2015)
Mark Linfield and Alastair Fothergill
This documentary is about a group of monkeys known as the Temple Troop that lives among ancient ruins in the jungles of Sri Lanka. A mother monkey and her newborn find it difficult to survive within the competitive hierarchy of the Temple Troop. Filmed in Sri Lanka.

Madhura Naranga (2015)
Sugeeth
Jeevan is a taxi driver who lives with two roommates in Sharjah. When he meets a Sri Lankan girl who is running away from some criminals, he falls in love with her.

Princess Ka‘iulani (2010)
Marc Forby
When Princess Ka‘iulani becomes a teenager, she is sent to England for an education; however, the death of her uncle, King Kalākaua, sees her longing to return to her beloved Hawaii. Princess Ka‘iulani becomes the next heir to the throne and notes that the rights of her people are being threatened by a possible US annexation. All of a sudden, Princess Ka‘iulani finds herself torn between going home and living life in England with a handsome suitor. This film was inspired by true events and won six awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Honolulu, Hawaii and Norfolk, England.

Topkapi (1964)
Jules Dassin
This fascinating heist movie follows a band of conniving criminals as they plot to steal an emerald-laid dagger from Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace. The film features Maximilian Schell and Peter Ustinov, and offers a mid-century look at the rich colors and flavors of Istanbul. Filmed in multiple locations including Istanbul.

Sooryavansham (1999)
E. V. V. Satyanarayana and Pranavanand
Thakur Bhanupratap Singh, a distinguished and influential man in his community, has three sons. Heera, the youngest son, is illiterate and neglected by his father, but he is obedient and has great respect for his father. When Heera grows up, their strained relationship comes to an end—until Thakur Bhanupratap meets Heera’s son. Filmed in Sri Lanka.

West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Islands (2016)
Peter Seaman and Brent Sumner
This documentary shares the amazing human history of California’s Channel Islands, from the original inhabitants who lived here more than 13,000 years ago to the people who discovered and developed these unforgettable islands. Filmed in California.

The Water Diviner (2014)
Russell Crowe
Connor, an Australian farmer, is on a quest to find his three missing sons, who have been reported as missing in action after the Battle of Gallipoli. While in Istanbul, he is befriended by a Turkish woman. Filmed in multiple locations including South Australia, Australia and Istanbul, Turkey.

The KoAloha Ukulele Story (2008)
Gary San Angel
This animated documentary tells the story of Alvin Okami, one of the most innovative ukulele makers in Hawaii. This film won the Golden Kahuna Award for Short Film Competition at the Honolulu International Festival (II). Filmed in Honolulu, Hawaii.

50 First Dates (2004)
Peter Segal
When Henry Roth, a bachelor, meets Lucy, he is excited about the possibility of a serious relationship; then, he discovers that Lucy suffers from short-term memory loss. Determined to make her fall in love with him, Henry does not let her condition stop him. This film won six awards and was nominated for ten. Filmed in multiple locations including Oahu, Hawaii.

20th Century Women (2016)
Mike Mills
When a mother struggles to understand her son, who is trying to find himself, she enlists her bohemian housemates to help with his upbringing. This film touches on life, love, struggles and perseverance. 20th Century Women won 12 awards and was nominated for 70. Filmed in multiple locations including Santa Barbara, California.

From Here to Eternity (1953)
Fred Zinnemann
Robert Prewitt’s US Army transfer to Hawaii is not what he expected. His new captain is making his life miserable because he does not want to box for the captain and company. But soon, Prewitt begins to fall in love with Lorene, a social club employee. This film won 22 awards, including Oscars, Golden Globes, a Cannes Film Festival award and others. Filmed in Oahu, Hawaii.

Future Lasts Forever (2011)
Özcan Alper
This beautifully wrought film tells the story of a young music student who travels to southeastern Turkey to record traditional Turkish music; in the process, she confronts a difficult past. The film nicely captures a rich culture and starkly beautiful scenery. Filmed in Turkey.

Flowers of the Sky (2008)
Prasanna Vithanage
When a nearly forgotten film star finds herself embroiled in a scandal, her name is in the news once again. As she is thrust into a more modern, more commercialized industry, she finds herself having to face her darkest demons. Originally titled Akasa Kusum. Filmed in Colombo.

The Gospel of John (2014)
David Batty
This film is a word-for-word adaptation of the Gospel of John and offers a modern visual perspective on the life of Jesus Christ, including his miracles, final words, death and resurrection.

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
Barry Levinson
When an unorthodox and irreverent DJ is stationed in Vietnam to bring humor to Armed Forces Radio, he begins to shake things up. Filmed in Bangkok and Phuket.

Islands in the Stream (1977)
Franklin J. Schaffner
This film is an adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s novel of the same name. Wanting to live a simple life, artist Thomas Hudson leaves America to live in the Caribbean. This film was nominated for four awards. Set in the Caribbean; filmed in Kauai.

It’s Complicated (2009)
Nancy Meyers
When two exes are reunited at a family event and find themselves attracted to each other after being divorced for many years, their personal lives are disrupted as they continue their affair. This film won eight awards and was nominated for 15. Filmed in multiple locations including New York, New York and Santa Barbara, California.

Istanbul Beneath My Wings (1996)
Mustafa Altioklar
This is the incredible true story of one man’s flight across the Bosphorus Strait from Galata on the wings of his 17th-century manmade flying contraption, which he modeled after drawings by Leonardo da Vinci.

Barcelona (1994)
Whit Stillman
Set during the eighties, the film follows a pair of mismatched American cousins who banter about romance and politics while working in the beautiful city of Barcelona. Filmed in Spain and the United States.

Antonio Gaudí (1984)

Hiroshi Teshigahara


A spellbinding visual poem that takes viewers on a tour of Antonio Gaudí’s spectacular architecture in Barcelona, including his massive, still-unfinished masterpiece, La Sagrada Família.

A Touch of Spice (2003)
Tassos Boulmetis
When Fanis was a young boy growing up in Istanbul, his grandfather taught him that life and food both require a little salt to give them flavor. Thirty-five years after leaving Istanbul for Athens, Greece, Fanis returns to reunite with his grandfather and first love. Originally titled Politiki kouzina. This film won 11 awards, including Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography, at the Thessaloníki Film Festival. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Lavrio, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Death in Venice (1971)
Luchino Visconti
This faithful adaptation of Thomas Mann’s well-known novella depicts a work-obsessed composer seeking solace at a Venetian seaside resort who becomes infatuated with a beautiful adolescent, whom he follows through the city’s palazzi and medieval streets. Filmed in Venice.

The Bandit (1996)
Yavuz Turgul
This highly popular Turkish drama is considered the savior of Turkish cinema, which was flailing when the film was released. In it, a bandit travels across Turkey to Istanbul after serving a 35-year jail sentence in search of the man who betrayed him. Hailed for its blend of fairy tale and realism, it provides lovely brushstrokes of Turkey. Filmed in Istanbul and Sanliurfa.

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (2005)
Fatih Akin
 

Discover the vibrant music of Istanbul in a documentary that includes both traditional and modern Turkish music. This film won one award and was nominated for two. Filmed in Istanbul, Turkey.

Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Woody Allen
The lives of an upper-class Manhattan family are conveyed in song as they travel from New York to Paris to Venice in this whimsical musical comedy starring Julia Roberts, Alan Alda, Edward Norton and Goldie Hawn. Filmed in Venice and various locations throughout England.

Outlaw Girl (1950)
Mario Camerini
Beppe Musolino is innocent but found guilty of murder. He escapes from prison and, while on the run, meets and falls in love with a village girl. Together they track down the people who were responsible for the guilty verdict. Originally titled Il Brigante Musolino. Filmed in Calabria, Italy.

Topkapi (1964)
Jules Dassin
This fascinating heist movie follows a band of conniving criminals as they plot to steal an emerald-laid dagger from Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace. The film features Maximilian Schell and Peter Ustinov, and offers a mid-century look at the rich colors and flavors of Istanbul. Filmed in multiple locations including Istanbul.

Senso (1954)
Luchino Visconti
A feast for the eyes set in 1860s Italy, this melodrama plays out against the atmospheric backdrop of Venice, from La Fenice Opera House to St. Mark’s Square. Filmed in Rome and Venice.

Summertime (1955)
David Lean
Katharine Hepburn is an American schoolteacher who takes a dream trip to Venice and finds herself entangled and in love with a married man. Lean won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director. Both Hepburn and Lean received Academy Award nominations. Filmed in Venice.

Zorba the Greek (1964)
Michael Cacoyannis
In this drama based on the Nikos Kazantzakis novel, Anthony Quinn plays larger-than-life Zorba, who travels to Crete with a new friend to advise him in a burgeoning mining operation. Romantic and personal entanglements follow in this passion-filled film. Winner of three Academy Awards (for Cinematography, Art Direction and Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Lila Kedrova). Filmed in Crete, Greece.

The Water Diviner (2014)
Russell Crowe
Connor, an Australian farmer, is on a quest to find his three missing sons, who have been reported as missing in action after the Battle of Gallipoli. While in Istanbul, he is befriended by a Turkish woman. Filmed in multiple locations including South Australia, Australia and Istanbul, Turkey.

Youth (2015)
Paolo Sorrentino
When two longtime friends go on vacation in Switzerland, they spend their time in an elegant hotel sharing stories about their children, other hotel guests and their day-to-day lives. Fred, a retired conductor and composer, learns that someone wants to hear him conduct again, while Mick, a film director, is determined to finish the screenplay for his final film. Filmed in multiple locations including Kanton Bern, Switzerland; Rome, Italy; and Venice, Italy.

The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Iain Softley
Based on Henry James’s novel, this intelligent film follows American heiress Milly Theale, played by Helena Bonham Carter. After she is stricken ill, she travels to Venice, where family and friends swirl around her with both good intentions and bad. Filmed in multiple locations including Venice.

Walking on Sunshine (2014)
Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini
Set in a stunning coastal village in present-day Italy, this musical romance follows Maddie, a woman who decides to marry a man after a speedy romance. When Maddie invites her sister, Taylor, to the wedding, it is revealed that the man Maddie is going to marry is the same man with whom Taylor had a holiday fling years earlier. Filmed in the Salento region of Puglia.

Future Lasts Forever (2011)
Özcan Alper
This beautifully wrought film tells the story of a young music student who travels to southeastern Turkey to record traditional Turkish music; in the process, she confronts a difficult past. The film nicely captures a rich culture and starkly beautiful scenery. Filmed in Turkey.

Gallipoli (1981)
Peter Weir
In this Australian film starring Mel Gibson, several young men from the western part of the continent enlist in the army during World War I. The story provides a fascinating examination of the loss of innocence in the face of war as the friends head to the front lines of Gallipoli, site of the horrific battle.

The Gospel of John (2014)
David Batty
This film is a word-for-word adaptation of the Gospel of John and offers a modern visual perspective on the life of Jesus Christ, including his miracles, final words, death and resurrection.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

The Postman (1994)
Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this gift to woo the local beauty, Beatrice. Originally titled Il postino. Filmed in Naples and Sicily.

The Dark Side of the Sun (1988)
Božidar Nikolić
A young Brad Pitt stars in this story of a young man searching for a cure for a rare skin disease. Along the way, he finds freedom and love. Filmed in multiple locations including Kotor, Montenegro and Yugoslavia.

Montenegro (1981)
Dušan Makavejev
In this comedy-drama, a bored housewife on the brink of insanity takes up with some bohemian Yugoslavian immigrants living life to the fullest.

The Two Faces of January (2014)
Hossein Amini
When glamorous American couple Chester and Colette arrive in Athens, they befriend a Greek-speaking American, Rydal, who becomes enraptured with Colette. Soon, Rydal is drawn into the dark side of Chester’s life. This film was nominated for three awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Crete, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Mamma Mia! (2008)
Phyllida Lloyd
When bride-to-be Sophie learns that she has three possible fathers, she invites each of them to her wedding without telling her mother. This British-American-Swedish romantic musical comedy was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and three BAFTA Awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Skopelos, Greece.

Marsal (1999)
Vinko Brešan
In this light comedy, the ghost of revolutionary Marshall Tito appears to some citizens on the Dalmatian island of Vis. As news spreads, the mayor sees the event as a tourist attraction and, to capitalize on Tito’s ghost, transforms Vis into a Communist-era outpost.

The Horseman (2003)
Branko Ivanda
This fascinating film is set in the early 18th century in the place where the borders of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice meet. The action and conflicts examine the struggles of living between two empires and two faiths: Catholicism and Islam. Originally titled Konjanik. Filmed in Zadar.

How the War Started on My Island (1996)
Vinko Brešan
In this bold black comedy, it is 1991 on an unnamed Croatian island and the Croatian parliament has declared the island’s independence from Yugoslavia. But conscripts from the Yugoslav People’s Army barricade themselves in a garrison, refusing to leave. Originally titled Kako je počeo rat na mom otoku. Filmed in Primosten and Šibenik.

Alexander (2004)
Oliver Stone
Based on the life of Alexander the Great, this epic historic drama with Colin Farrell in the title role focuses on the king’s great conquests and his relationships with his parents; his wife, Roxana; and his tutor, Aristotle.

Casino Royale (2006)
Martin Campbell
In Daniel Craig’s first role playing James Bond, the British agent travels to an extravagant Montenegrin casino in order to strip the film’s villain of all his money. BAFTA Film Award winner for Best Sound and nominated for Best Screenplay. Filmed in multiple locations including Prague, Czech Republic; Venice, Italy; and Lake Como, Italy.

Meet Me in Montenegro (2015)
Alex Holdridge and Linnea Saasen
In this comedy, a failed American writer meets a European dancer and begins an affair with her. Filmed in multiple locations including Germany, Montenegro and the US.

The Human Cargo (2012)
Daniele Vicari
This documentary tells the story of 20,000 Albanians who arrived in Bari, Italy on August 8, 1991 looking for a better life. Originally titled La nave dolce.

Istanbul Beneath My Wings (1996)
Mustafa Altioklar
This is the incredible true story of one man’s flight across the Bosphorus Strait from Galata on the wings of his 17th-century manmade flying contraption, which he modeled after drawings by Leonardo da Vinci.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Steven Spielberg
With nothing more than a diary that contains clues and a map showing the location of the famous Holy Grail, Indiana Jones and museum curator Marcus Brody set out to find Jones’s father and the Holy Grail before the Nazis do. Filmed in multiple locations including Andalusia, Spain; Venice, Italy; and Petra, Jordan.

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Mel Stuart
A group of American tourists takes an 18-day guided bus tour of nine European countries (from London to Rome) and humor ensues. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Luxembourg, Rome and Venice.

Alaska’s Scenic Byways: Bigger Than Your Imagination (2010)
Shannon McCarthy
Starting in Valdez, this documentary features some of Alaska’s most historic stories and routes. From mining to archaeology and geology, viewers get to see and learn about Alaska’s rich history. Filmed in multiple locations throughout Alaska.

The Big White (2005)
Mark Mylod
Broke and desperate for money to care for his wife, Paul Barnell risks everything when he discovers a dead body and claims that it is his missing brother, Raymond. Paul waits to collect the insurance money, but Ted Waters, an insurance investigator, is on to Paul’s scheme, and the two hit men who killed the person Paul is claiming to be his brother plan to kidnap Paul’s wife for revenge. Filmed in multiple locations including Skagway.

Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez (2008)
Robert Cornellier
Riki Ott and fishermen in Cordova, Alaska share the environmental, social and economic impacts of the Exxon Valdez oil spill near Prince William Sound.

Big Miracle (2012)
Ken Kwapis
When a family of whales is becoming trapped by fast-forming ice in the Arctic Circle, three people—a volunteer, a news reporter and a native Alaskan boy—inspire an entire community to save them. Filmed in multiple locations including Seward.

Bears (2014)
Alastair Fothergill, Keith Scholey and Adam Chapman
With the Alaskan wilderness as a backdrop, Bears is a documentary that follows a bear family for one year. From the moment hibernation ends through the spring, summer and fall, this bear family, including two cubs, finds adventure around every corner. Filmed in Alaska.

Limbo (1999)
John Sayles
This drama follows Joe Gastineau, his girlfriend, Donna, and Donna’s daughter, Noelle. When Joe’s half brother, Bobby, shows up looking for help, Joe, Donna and Noelle find themselves being chased and trying to survive. Filmed in Juneau.

White Fang (1998)
Randal Kleiser
This film tells the stories of Jack Conroy, a gold hunter looking for his dead father’s claim, and White Fang, a wolfdog that is forced into both human hands and nature. Jack and White Fang cross paths numerous times, and though the two seemingly want nothing to do with each other, a strong bond is formed. Filmed in Haines and Skagway.

Fortress of the Bears (2011)
Daniel B. Greenberg
This documentary shows how bears, salmon and trees are interconnected and how nature keeps each in balance. It was filmed on Alaska’s Admiralty Island, where an estimated 1,800 grizzly bears live. Filmed in Tongass National Forest, Alaska.

Chrissy (2012)
Marcia Weekes
This inspirational drama is about Chrissy, a disadvantaged schoolgirl who triumphs over being bullied and discriminated against. With an “I can do anything” attitude, Chrissy remains steadfastly focused on her goals. Filmed in Barbados.

Nous près, nous loin (1986)
Alain d’Aix
This documentary examines the Creole language and culture across four island territories in the Lesser Antilles: Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique and St. Lucia. This film is also known as Creole Connections. Filmed in Dominica, Guadeloupe and Martinique.

Poetry Is an Island, Derek Walcott (2013)
Ida Does
See St. Lucia through the eyes of Derek Walcott, a poet, playwright, painter, filmmaker and Literature Nobel Laureate who has been inspired by St. Lucia for more than 60 years. This documentary was filmed in St. Lucia, Walcott’s native island, and explores the people and places that have been the subjects of his prized poetry. Filmed in St. Lucia.

A Touch of Spice (2003)
Tassos Boulmetis
When Fanis was a young boy growing up in Istanbul, his grandfather taught him that life and food both require a little salt to give them flavor. Thirty-five years after leaving Istanbul for Athens, Greece, Fanis returns to reunite with his grandfather and first love. Originally titled Politiki kouzina. This film won 11 awards, including Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography, at the Thessaloníki Film Festival. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Lavrio, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Death in Venice (1971)
Luchino Visconti
This faithful adaptation of Thomas Mann’s well-known novella depicts a work-obsessed composer seeking solace at a Venetian seaside resort who becomes infatuated with a beautiful adolescent, whom he follows through the city’s palazzi and medieval streets. Filmed in Venice.

The Bandit (1996)
Yavuz Turgul
This highly popular Turkish drama is considered the savior of Turkish cinema, which was flailing when the film was released. In it, a bandit travels across Turkey to Istanbul after serving a 35-year jail sentence in search of the man who betrayed him. Hailed for its blend of fairy tale and realism, it provides lovely brushstrokes of Turkey. Filmed in Istanbul and Sanliurfa.

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (2005)
Fatih Akin
 

Discover the vibrant music of Istanbul in a documentary that includes both traditional and modern Turkish music. This film won one award and was nominated for two. Filmed in Istanbul, Turkey.

Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Woody Allen
The lives of an upper-class Manhattan family are conveyed in song as they travel from New York to Paris to Venice in this whimsical musical comedy starring Julia Roberts, Alan Alda, Edward Norton and Goldie Hawn. Filmed in Venice and various locations throughout England.

Bread and Tulips (2000)
Silvio Soldini
This romantic comedy follows a housewife who gets left behind during a family vacation. As she makes her way home, she impulsively detours to Venice and builds a new life—only to be admonished by her sister to return to her old one. Originally titled Pane e tulipani. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome, Salerno and Venice.

Topkapi (1964)
Jules Dassin
This fascinating heist movie follows a band of conniving criminals as they plot to steal an emerald-laid dagger from Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace. The film features Maximilian Schell and Peter Ustinov, and offers a mid-century look at the rich colors and flavors of Istanbul. Filmed in multiple locations including Istanbul.

Senso (1954)
Luchino Visconti
A feast for the eyes set in 1860s Italy, this melodrama plays out against the atmospheric backdrop of Venice, from La Fenice Opera House to St. Mark’s Square. Filmed in Rome and Venice.

Summertime (1955)
David Lean
Katharine Hepburn is an American schoolteacher who takes a dream trip to Venice and finds herself entangled and in love with a married man. Lean won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director. Both Hepburn and Lean received Academy Award nominations. Filmed in Venice.

Zorba the Greek (1964)
Michael Cacoyannis
In this drama based on the Nikos Kazantzakis novel, Anthony Quinn plays larger-than-life Zorba, who travels to Crete with a new friend to advise him in a burgeoning mining operation. Romantic and personal entanglements follow in this passion-filled film. Winner of three Academy Awards (for Cinematography, Art Direction and Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Lila Kedrova). Filmed in Crete, Greece.

The Water Diviner (2014)
Russell Crowe
Connor, an Australian farmer, is on a quest to find his three missing sons, who have been reported as missing in action after the Battle of Gallipoli. While in Istanbul, he is befriended by a Turkish woman. Filmed in multiple locations including South Australia, Australia and Istanbul, Turkey.

Youth (2015)
Paolo Sorrentino
When two longtime friends go on vacation in Switzerland, they spend their time in an elegant hotel sharing stories about their children, other hotel guests and their day-to-day lives. Fred, a retired conductor and composer, learns that someone wants to hear him conduct again, while Mick, a film director, is determined to finish the screenplay for his final film. Filmed in multiple locations including Kanton Bern, Switzerland; Rome, Italy; and Venice, Italy.

The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Iain Softley
Based on Henry James’s novel, this intelligent film follows American heiress Milly Theale, played by Helena Bonham Carter. After she is stricken ill, she travels to Venice, where family and friends swirl around her with both good intentions and bad. Filmed in multiple locations including Venice.

Future Lasts Forever (2011)
Özcan Alper
This beautifully wrought film tells the story of a young music student who travels to southeastern Turkey to record traditional Turkish music; in the process, she confronts a difficult past. The film nicely captures a rich culture and starkly beautiful scenery. Filmed in Turkey.

Gallipoli (1981)
Peter Weir
In this Australian film starring Mel Gibson, several young men from the western part of the continent enlist in the army during World War I. The story provides a fascinating examination of the loss of innocence in the face of war as the friends head to the front lines of Gallipoli, site of the horrific battle.

The Gospel of John (2014)
David Batty
This film is a word-for-word adaptation of the Gospel of John and offers a modern visual perspective on the life of Jesus Christ, including his miracles, final words, death and resurrection.

The Dark Side of the Sun (1988)
Božidar Nikolić
A young Brad Pitt stars in this story of a young man searching for a cure for a rare skin disease. Along the way, he finds freedom and love. Filmed in multiple locations including Kotor, Montenegro and Yugoslavia.

Montenegro (1981)
Dušan Makavejev
In this comedy-drama, a bored housewife on the brink of insanity takes up with some bohemian Yugoslavian immigrants living life to the fullest.

The Two Faces of January (2014)
Hossein Amini
When glamorous American couple Chester and Colette arrive in Athens, they befriend a Greek-speaking American, Rydal, who becomes enraptured with Colette. Soon, Rydal is drawn into the dark side of Chester’s life. This film was nominated for three awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Crete, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Mamma Mia! (2008)
Phyllida Lloyd
When bride-to-be Sophie learns that she has three possible fathers, she invites each of them to her wedding without telling her mother. This British-American-Swedish romantic musical comedy was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and three BAFTA Awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Skopelos, Greece.

Marsal (1999)
Vinko Brešan
In this light comedy, the ghost of revolutionary Marshall Tito appears to some citizens on the Dalmatian island of Vis. As news spreads, the mayor sees the event as a tourist attraction and, to capitalize on Tito’s ghost, transforms Vis into a Communist-era outpost.

The Horseman (2003)
Branko Ivanda
This fascinating film is set in the early 18th century in the place where the borders of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice meet. The action and conflicts examine the struggles of living between two empires and two faiths: Catholicism and Islam. Originally titled Konjanik. Filmed in Zadar.

The Brothers Bloom (2009)
Rian Johnson
Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo star in this comedic caper about sibling confidence men who take on a final job that sends them around the world. Filmed in multiple locations including the Czech Republic, Montenegro and Serbia.

How the War Started on My Island (1996)
Vinko Brešan
In this bold black comedy, it is 1991 on an unnamed Croatian island and the Croatian parliament has declared the island’s independence from Yugoslavia. But conscripts from the Yugoslav People’s Army barricade themselves in a garrison, refusing to leave. Originally titled Kako je počeo rat na mom otoku. Filmed in Primosten and Šibenik.

Casino Royale (2006)
Martin Campbell
In Daniel Craig’s first role playing James Bond, the British agent travels to an extravagant Montenegrin casino in order to strip the film’s villain of all his money. BAFTA Film Award winner for Best Sound and nominated for Best Screenplay. Filmed in multiple locations including Prague, Czech Republic; Venice, Italy; and Lake Como, Italy.

Meet Me in Montenegro (2015)
Alex Holdridge and Linnea Saasen
In this comedy, a failed American writer meets a European dancer and begins an affair with her. Filmed in multiple locations including Germany, Montenegro and the US.

Istanbul Beneath My Wings (1996)
Mustafa Altioklar
This is the incredible true story of one man’s flight across the Bosphorus Strait from Galata on the wings of his 17th-century manmade flying contraption, which he modeled after drawings by Leonardo da Vinci.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Steven Spielberg
With nothing more than a diary that contains clues and a map showing the location of the famous Holy Grail, Indiana Jones and museum curator Marcus Brody set out to find Jones’s father and the Holy Grail before the Nazis do. Filmed in multiple locations including Andalusia, Spain; Venice, Italy; and Petra, Jordan.

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Mel Stuart
A group of American tourists takes an 18-day guided bus tour of nine European countries (from London to Rome) and humor ensues. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Luxembourg, Rome and Venice.

A Touch of Spice (2003)
Tassos Boulmetis
When Fanis was a young boy growing up in Istanbul, his grandfather taught him that life and food both require a little salt to give them flavor. Thirty-five years after leaving Istanbul for Athens, Greece, Fanis returns to reunite with his grandfather and first love. Originally titled Politiki kouzina. This film won 11 awards, including Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography, at the Thessaloníki Film Festival. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Lavrio, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (2005)
Fatih Akin
 

Discover the vibrant music of Istanbul in a documentary that includes both traditional and modern Turkish music. This film won one award and was nominated for two. Filmed in Istanbul, Turkey.

Outlaw Girl (1950)
Mario Camerini
Beppe Musolino is innocent but found guilty of murder. He escapes from prison and, while on the run, meets and falls in love with a village girl. Together they track down the people who were responsible for the guilty verdict. Originally titled Il Brigante Musolino. Filmed in Calabria, Italy.

Zorba the Greek (1964)
Michael Cacoyannis
In this drama based on the Nikos Kazantzakis novel, Anthony Quinn plays larger-than-life Zorba, who travels to Crete with a new friend to advise him in a burgeoning mining operation. Romantic and personal entanglements follow in this passion-filled film. Winner of three Academy Awards (for Cinematography, Art Direction and Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Lila Kedrova). Filmed in Crete, Greece.

The Water Diviner (2014)
Russell Crowe
Connor, an Australian farmer, is on a quest to find his three missing sons, who have been reported as missing in action after the Battle of Gallipoli. While in Istanbul, he is befriended by a Turkish woman. Filmed in multiple locations including South Australia, Australia and Istanbul, Turkey.

Walking on Sunshine (2014)
Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini
Set in a stunning coastal village in present-day Italy, this musical romance follows Maddie, a woman who decides to marry a man after a speedy romance. When Maddie invites her sister, Taylor, to the wedding, it is revealed that the man Maddie is going to marry is the same man with whom Taylor had a holiday fling years earlier. Filmed in the Salento region of Puglia.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

The Postman (1994)
Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this gift to woo the local beauty, Beatrice. Originally titled Il postino. Filmed in Naples and Sicily.

Mamma Mia! (2008)
Phyllida Lloyd
When bride-to-be Sophie learns that she has three possible fathers, she invites each of them to her wedding without telling her mother. This British-American-Swedish romantic musical comedy was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and three BAFTA Awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Skopelos, Greece.

A Touch of Spice (2003)
Tassos Boulmetis
When Fanis was a young boy growing up in Istanbul, his grandfather taught him that life and food both require a little salt to give them flavor. Thirty-five years after leaving Istanbul for Athens, Greece, Fanis returns to reunite with his grandfather and first love. Originally titled Politiki kouzina. This film won 11 awards, including Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography, at the Thessaloníki Film Festival. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Lavrio, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

The Bandit (1996)
Yavuz Turgul
This highly popular Turkish drama is considered the savior of Turkish cinema, which was flailing when the film was released. In it, a bandit travels across Turkey to Istanbul after serving a 35-year jail sentence in search of the man who betrayed him. Hailed for its blend of fairy tale and realism, it provides lovely brushstrokes of Turkey. Filmed in Istanbul and Sanliurfa.

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (2005)
Fatih Akin
 

Discover the vibrant music of Istanbul in a documentary that includes both traditional and modern Turkish music. This film won one award and was nominated for two. Filmed in Istanbul, Turkey.

Topkapi (1964)
Jules Dassin
This fascinating heist movie follows a band of conniving criminals as they plot to steal an emerald-laid dagger from Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace. The film features Maximilian Schell and Peter Ustinov, and offers a mid-century look at the rich colors and flavors of Istanbul. Filmed in multiple locations including Istanbul.

The Water Diviner (2014)
Russell Crowe
Connor, an Australian farmer, is on a quest to find his three missing sons, who have been reported as missing in action after the Battle of Gallipoli. While in Istanbul, he is befriended by a Turkish woman. Filmed in multiple locations including South Australia, Australia and Istanbul, Turkey.

Future Lasts Forever (2011)
Özcan Alper
This beautifully wrought film tells the story of a young music student who travels to southeastern Turkey to record traditional Turkish music; in the process, she confronts a difficult past. The film nicely captures a rich culture and starkly beautiful scenery. Filmed in Turkey.

Gallipoli (1981)
Peter Weir
In this Australian film starring Mel Gibson, several young men from the western part of the continent enlist in the army during World War I. The story provides a fascinating examination of the loss of innocence in the face of war as the friends head to the front lines of Gallipoli, site of the horrific battle.

Gallipoli (1981)
Peter Weir
In this Australian film starring Mel Gibson, several young men from the western part of the continent enlist in the army during World War I. The story provides a fascinating examination of the loss of innocence in the face of war as the friends head to the front lines of Gallipoli, site of the horrific battle.

The Gospel of John (2014)
David Batty
This film is a word-for-word adaptation of the Gospel of John and offers a modern visual perspective on the life of Jesus Christ, including his miracles, final words, death and resurrection.

The Two Faces of January (2014)
Hossein Amini
When glamorous American couple Chester and Colette arrive in Athens, they befriend a Greek-speaking American, Rydal, who becomes enraptured with Colette. Soon, Rydal is drawn into the dark side of Chester’s life. This film was nominated for three awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Crete, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Mamma Mia! (2008)
Phyllida Lloyd
When bride-to-be Sophie learns that she has three possible fathers, she invites each of them to her wedding without telling her mother. This British-American-Swedish romantic musical comedy was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and three BAFTA Awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Skopelos, Greece.

Alexander (2004)
Oliver Stone
Based on the life of Alexander the Great, this epic historic drama with Colin Farrell in the title role focuses on the king’s great conquests and his relationships with his parents; his wife, Roxana; and his tutor, Aristotle.

Istanbul Beneath My Wings (1996)
Mustafa Altioklar
This is the incredible true story of one man’s flight across the Bosphorus Strait from Galata on the wings of his 17th-century manmade flying contraption, which he modeled after drawings by Leonardo da Vinci.

Death in Venice (1971)
Luchino Visconti
This faithful adaptation of Thomas Mann’s well-known novella depicts a work-obsessed composer seeking solace at a Venetian seaside resort who becomes infatuated with a beautiful adolescent, whom he follows through the city’s palazzi and medieval streets. Filmed in Venice.

Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Woody Allen
The lives of an upper-class Manhattan family are conveyed in song as they travel from New York to Paris to Venice in this whimsical musical comedy starring Julia Roberts, Alan Alda, Edward Norton and Goldie Hawn. Filmed in Venice and various locations throughout England.

Bread and Tulips (2000)
Silvio Soldini
This romantic comedy follows a housewife who gets left behind during a family vacation. As she makes her way home, she impulsively detours to Venice and builds a new life—only to be admonished by her sister to return to her old one. Originally titled Pane e tulipani. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome, Salerno and Venice.

Carthage in Flames (1960)
Carmine Gallone
This Italian historic drama chronicles the final days of the Punic Wars as the Roman Empire descends upon Carthage. Filmed in Rome, Italy.

Land and Freedom (1995)
Ken Loach
In the spring of 1936, a young unemployed journalist leaves his hometown of Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. This film won two Cannes Film Festival awards. Filmed in Mirambel, Spain and Liverpool, England.

Marius and Jeannette (1997)
Robert Guédiguian
When Marius and Jeannette, two people who are both struggling in life, meet, they learn how to be happy again. Originally titled Marius et Jeannette. This film won six awards, including Best Actress, at the César Awards and Best Film at the Lumières Awards. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Marseille (2004)
Angela Schanelec
When Sophie wants to get away from Berlin, she swaps her apartment for one in Marseille so she can photograph the city. Filmed in Berlin, Germany and Marseille, France.

Marius (2013)
Daniel Auteuil
Marius owns and runs the La Marine Bar with his father, but dreams of setting off to a faraway land. He has been secretly in love with Fanny since childhood, and she him. When Marius is offered a job on an exploratory ship, Fanny confesses her love for him and Marius must choose between her and the sea. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Money for Nothing (1932)
Monty Banks
In this prince-and-the-pauper story, a down-and-out gambler is mistaken for a wealthy man in Monte Carlo. Filmed in England.

Outlaw Girl (1950)
Mario Camerini
Beppe Musolino is innocent but found guilty of murder. He escapes from prison and, while on the run, meets and falls in love with a village girl. Together they track down the people who were responsible for the guilty verdict. Originally titled Il Brigante Musolino. Filmed in Calabria, Italy.

The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935)
Stephen Roberts
In this romantic comedy set after World War I, a beautiful young woman tricks a Russian aristocrat into returning to Monte Carlo after he has broken the bank at its casino. But after stealing his money, she falls in love with him. This film features nice shots of early 20th-century Monte Carlo. Filmed in Monte Carlo.

Maikol Yordan Traveling Lost (2014)
Miguel Alejandro Gómez
Maikol Yordan’s family farm is close to being sold by a bank. With the hope of paying off the bank debt, Maikol enters contests and promotions and wins a trip to Europe. Originally titled Maikol Yordan de Viaje Perdido. Filmed in Costa Rica, England, France and Italy.

To Catch a Thief (1955)
Alfred Hitchcock
Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star in this romantic thriller about a retired cat burglar trying to entrap another burglar who is preying on wealthy tourists on the French Riviera. Hitchcock nicely conveys the glamour and energy of Monte Carlo, and the movie won an Oscar for Best Cinematography. Filmed in multiple locations including France and Monaco.

Senso (1954)
Luchino Visconti
A feast for the eyes set in 1860s Italy, this melodrama plays out against the atmospheric backdrop of Venice, from La Fenice Opera House to St. Mark’s Square. Filmed in Rome and Venice.

Summertime (1955)
David Lean
Katharine Hepburn is an American schoolteacher who takes a dream trip to Venice and finds herself entangled and in love with a married man. Lean won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director. Both Hepburn and Lean received Academy Award nominations. Filmed in Venice.

Spectre (2015)
Sam Mendes
A cryptic message sends James Bond to Mexico City and then Rome, where he uncovers a sinister organization known as Spectre. As Bond learns more about Spectre, he discovers a connection between himself and the enemy he seeks. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome.

Zorba the Greek (1964)
Michael Cacoyannis
In this drama based on the Nikos Kazantzakis novel, Anthony Quinn plays larger-than-life Zorba, who travels to Crete with a new friend to advise him in a burgeoning mining operation. Romantic and personal entanglements follow in this passion-filled film. Winner of three Academy Awards (for Cinematography, Art Direction and Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Lila Kedrova). Filmed in Crete, Greece.

Youth (2015)
Paolo Sorrentino
When two longtime friends go on vacation in Switzerland, they spend their time in an elegant hotel sharing stories about their children, other hotel guests and their day-to-day lives. Fred, a retired conductor and composer, learns that someone wants to hear him conduct again, while Mick, a film director, is determined to finish the screenplay for his final film. Filmed in multiple locations including Kanton Bern, Switzerland; Rome, Italy; and Venice, Italy.

The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Iain Softley
Based on Henry James’s novel, this intelligent film follows American heiress Milly Theale, played by Helena Bonham Carter. After she is stricken ill, she travels to Venice, where family and friends swirl around her with both good intentions and bad. Filmed in multiple locations including Venice.

Walking on Sunshine (2014)
Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini
Set in a stunning coastal village in present-day Italy, this musical romance follows Maddie, a woman who decides to marry a man after a speedy romance. When Maddie invites her sister, Taylor, to the wedding, it is revealed that the man Maddie is going to marry is the same man with whom Taylor had a holiday fling years earlier. Filmed in the Salento region of Puglia.

Kaleidoscope (1966)
Jack Smight
Warren Beatty and Susannah York star in this crime film about a playboy who infiltrates a manufacturer of playing cards so he can win big at card tables throughout Europe, including the famous Monte Carlo Casino where some of the movie was shot. Filmed in England.

Fanny (2013)
Daniel Auteuil
The second part of the “Marseille trilogy,” Fanny is now abandoned by Marius and pregnant. Her mother and Marius’s father, César, encourages Fanny to open herself up to the advances of an older, wealthy man. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Woody Allen
While on a summer holiday in Spain, girlfriends Vicky (Rebecca Hall) and Cristina (Scarlett Johansson) take a tour of wildly romantic Barcelona and become enamored with the same painter (Javier Bardem), unaware that his tempestuous ex-wife (Penélope Cruz) is about to re-enter the picture. Cruz won an Oscar for her performance, and the film won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. Filmed in multiple locations including Barcelona.

The Gospel of John (2014)
David Batty
This film is a word-for-word adaptation of the Gospel of John and offers a modern visual perspective on the life of Jesus Christ, including his miracles, final words, death and resurrection.

Grace of Monaco (2014)
Olivier Dahan
This French-American film traces the glamorous life of Grace Kelly, the American actress who left her film career to marry Prince Rainier III of Monaco. The movie includes sweeping shots of the French Riviera. Nicole Kidman plays the starring role. Filmed in multiple locations including France, Italy and Monaco.

Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Roberto Benigni
In this Oscar winner for Best Leading Actor and Best Foreign Language Film, a Jewish Italian father shields his son from the horrors of life in a concentration camp by making up stories about the daily events for the boy to reinterpret. Originally titled La vita è bella. Filmed in multiple locations including Tuscany.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

The Postman (1994)
Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this gift to woo the local beauty, Beatrice. Originally titled Il postino. Filmed in Naples and Sicily.

The Great Beauty (2013)
Paolo Sorrentino
After his 65th birthday, witty and arrogant novelist Jep Gambardella is blindsided by an ex-lover’s secret. He begins to reexamine his lavish lifestyle—frequenting nightclubs, parties and cafés—to seek a different side of Rome. Originally titled La grande bellezza. Filmed in various locations throughout Rome.

Roman Holiday (1953)
William Wyler
Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck star in this romantic comedy about a reporter following a royal princess who attempts to remain incognito as she sightsees in Rome. Hepburn won a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance. Filmed in Rome.

My Friends (1975)
Mario Monicelli
Childhood friends Necchi, Perozzi, Melandri and Mascetti all live in Florence and spend as much time together as possible, traveling around Tuscany telling terrible jokes to anyone who will listen. Melandri falls in love with a professor’s wife; the love does not last, but the professor ends up becoming a great friend to the four men. Originally titled Amici miei. Filmed in Florence.

All About My Mother (1999)
Pedro Almodóvar
In this comedy-drama, a nurse who oversees organ transplants loses her son in a car crash. To break the news to the boy’s father, whom he never knew, she journeys to Barcelona, revisiting colorful characters from her old life and meeting new ones along the way. The film won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. Filmed in multiple locations including A Coruña, Barcelona and Madrid.

La Dolce Vita (1960)
Federico Fellini
Fellini’s classic drama follows a journalist, played by Marcello Mastroianni, through Rome for seven days as he searches for love, happiness and the good life; widely considered one of the best films of all time, it features the famous scene in the Trevi Fountain with Anita Ekberg. Filmed in Rome.

Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
Audrey Wells
Based on Frances Mayes’s best-selling memoir, this lighthearted film tells the story of a recently divorced writer, played by Diane Lane, who buys a Tuscan villa with the hope of changing her life. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome and Salerno.

The Dark Side of the Sun (1988)
Božidar Nikolić
A young Brad Pitt stars in this story of a young man searching for a cure for a rare skin disease. Along the way, he finds freedom and love. Filmed in multiple locations including Kotor, Montenegro and Yugoslavia.

Montenegro (1981)
Dušan Makavejev
In this comedy-drama, a bored housewife on the brink of insanity takes up with some bohemian Yugoslavian immigrants living life to the fullest.

The Two Faces of January (2014)
Hossein Amini
When glamorous American couple Chester and Colette arrive in Athens, they befriend a Greek-speaking American, Rydal, who becomes enraptured with Colette. Soon, Rydal is drawn into the dark side of Chester’s life. This film was nominated for three awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Crete, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Marsal (1999)
Vinko Brešan
In this light comedy, the ghost of revolutionary Marshall Tito appears to some citizens on the Dalmatian island of Vis. As news spreads, the mayor sees the event as a tourist attraction and, to capitalize on Tito’s ghost, transforms Vis into a Communist-era outpost.

The Horseman (2003)
Branko Ivanda
This fascinating film is set in the early 18th century in the place where the borders of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice meet. The action and conflicts examine the struggles of living between two empires and two faiths: Catholicism and Islam. Originally titled Konjanik. Filmed in Zadar.

The Brothers Bloom (2009)
Rian Johnson
Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo star in this comedic caper about sibling confidence men who take on a final job that sends them around the world. Filmed in multiple locations including the Czech Republic, Montenegro and Serbia.

How the War Started on My Island (1996)
Vinko Brešan
In this bold black comedy, it is 1991 on an unnamed Croatian island and the Croatian parliament has declared the island’s independence from Yugoslavia. But conscripts from the Yugoslav People’s Army barricade themselves in a garrison, refusing to leave. Originally titled Kako je počeo rat na mom otoku. Filmed in Primosten and Šibenik.

Alexander (2004)
Oliver Stone
Based on the life of Alexander the Great, this epic historic drama with Colin Farrell in the title role focuses on the king’s great conquests and his relationships with his parents; his wife, Roxana; and his tutor, Aristotle.

Casino Royale (2006)
Martin Campbell
In Daniel Craig’s first role playing James Bond, the British agent travels to an extravagant Montenegrin casino in order to strip the film’s villain of all his money. BAFTA Film Award winner for Best Sound and nominated for Best Screenplay. Filmed in multiple locations including Prague, Czech Republic; Venice, Italy; and Lake Como, Italy.

Meet Me in Montenegro (2015)
Alex Holdridge and Linnea Saasen
In this comedy, a failed American writer meets a European dancer and begins an affair with her. Filmed in multiple locations including Germany, Montenegro and the US.

The Bicycle Thief (1948)
Vittorio De Sica
 

This moving film follows a poor, desperate father as he searches post-war Rome for his stolen bicycle; without it, he will lose the job that allows him to provide for his family. Filmed in Rome.

Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
Vincent McEveety
In the third installment of this beloved Disney franchise, “Herbie the Love Bug”—an anthropomorphized Volkswagen Beetle—joins a rally from Paris to Monte Carlo with his race car–driving owner. The race is loosely based on the famed Monte Carlo Rally, which culminates in the Mediterranean city. Filmed in multiple locations including Monte Carlo, Monaco and Paris, France.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Steven Spielberg
With nothing more than a diary that contains clues and a map showing the location of the famous Holy Grail, Indiana Jones and museum curator Marcus Brody set out to find Jones’s father and the Holy Grail before the Nazis do. Filmed in multiple locations including Andalusia, Spain; Venice, Italy; and Petra, Jordan.

The Spanish Apartment (2002)
Cédric Klapisch
This French-Spanish film is the first in a trilogy that focuses on Xavier, a young economics student who travels to Barcelona for a European exchange program. Xavier finds an apartment with six international students and is immersed into a cultural melting pot. Originally titled L’Auberge Espagnole. Filmed in Barcelona.

Biutiful (2010)
Alejandro González Iñárritu
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Uxbal, a single father of two, is forced to reckon with his life in order to escape crime in underground Barcelona and regain spiritual insight. Filmed in Barcelona and Navarra.

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Mel Stuart
A group of American tourists takes an 18-day guided bus tour of nine European countries (from London to Rome) and humor ensues. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Luxembourg, Rome and Venice.

Land and Freedom (1995)
Ken Loach
In the spring of 1936, a young unemployed journalist leaves his hometown of Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. This film won two Cannes Film Festival awards. Filmed in Mirambel, Spain and Liverpool, England.

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
Phillip Noyce
This multi-award-winning film tells the story of Molly, Daisy and Grace, two sisters and a cousin who are taken thousands of miles away from their Aboriginal mothers to be trained as domestic staff. The girls escape and follow a rabbit-proof fence while eluding a native tracker and the regional constabulary. Filmed in multiple locations including Adelaide, Perth and Sydney.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Woody Allen
While on a summer holiday in Spain, girlfriends Vicky (Rebecca Hall) and Cristina (Scarlett Johansson) take a tour of wildly romantic Barcelona and become enamored with the same painter (Javier Bardem), unaware that his tempestuous ex-wife (Penélope Cruz) is about to re-enter the picture. Cruz won an Oscar for her performance, and the film won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. Filmed in multiple locations including Barcelona.

Grace of Monaco (2014)
Olivier Dahan
This French-American film traces the glamorous life of Grace Kelly, the American actress who left her film career to marry Prince Rainier III of Monaco. The movie includes sweeping shots of the French Riviera. Nicole Kidman plays the starring role. Filmed in multiple locations including France, Italy and Monaco.

All About My Mother (1999)
Pedro Almodóvar
In this comedy-drama, a nurse who oversees organ transplants loses her son in a car crash. To break the news to the boy’s father, whom he never knew, she journeys to Barcelona, revisiting colorful characters from her old life and meeting new ones along the way. The film won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. Filmed in multiple locations including A Coruña, Barcelona and Madrid.

The Holy Queen (1947)
Henrique Campos, Aníbal Contreiras and Rafael Gil
One of many popular 1940s Spanish costume films, this historic drama portrays the life of Isabel of Aragon, the Spanish-born 14th-century queen of Portugal who rectified peace among different parties of the Portuguese court. Originally titled Reina santa.

The Spanish Apartment (2002)
Cédric Klapisch
This French-Spanish film is the first in a trilogy that focuses on Xavier, a young economics student who travels to Barcelona for a European exchange program. Xavier finds an apartment with six international students and is immersed into a cultural melting pot. Originally titled L’Auberge Espagnole. Filmed in Barcelona.

Biutiful (2010)
Alejandro González Iñárritu
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Uxbal, a single father of two, is forced to reckon with his life in order to escape crime in underground Barcelona and regain spiritual insight. Filmed in Barcelona and Navarra.

Land and Freedom (1995)
Ken Loach
In the spring of 1936, a young unemployed journalist leaves his hometown of Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. This film won two Cannes Film Festival awards. Filmed in Mirambel, Spain and Liverpool, England.

Marius and Jeannette (1997)
Robert Guédiguian
When Marius and Jeannette, two people who are both struggling in life, meet, they learn how to be happy again. Originally titled Marius et Jeannette. This film won six awards, including Best Actress, at the César Awards and Best Film at the Lumières Awards. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Marseille (2004)
Angela Schanelec
When Sophie wants to get away from Berlin, she swaps her apartment for one in Marseille so she can photograph the city. Filmed in Berlin, Germany and Marseille, France.

Marius (2013)
Daniel Auteuil
Marius owns and runs the La Marine Bar with his father, but dreams of setting off to a faraway land. He has been secretly in love with Fanny since childhood, and she him. When Marius is offered a job on an exploratory ship, Fanny confesses her love for him and Marius must choose between her and the sea. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Money for Nothing (1932)
Monty Banks
In this prince-and-the-pauper story, a down-and-out gambler is mistaken for a wealthy man in Monte Carlo. Filmed in England.

The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935)
Stephen Roberts
In this romantic comedy set after World War I, a beautiful young woman tricks a Russian aristocrat into returning to Monte Carlo after he has broken the bank at its casino. But after stealing his money, she falls in love with him. This film features nice shots of early 20th-century Monte Carlo. Filmed in Monte Carlo.

To Catch a Thief (1955)
Alfred Hitchcock
Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star in this romantic thriller about a retired cat burglar trying to entrap another burglar who is preying on wealthy tourists on the French Riviera. Hitchcock nicely conveys the glamour and energy of Monte Carlo, and the movie won an Oscar for Best Cinematography. Filmed in multiple locations including France and Monaco.

Kaleidoscope (1966)
Jack Smight
Warren Beatty and Susannah York star in this crime film about a playboy who infiltrates a manufacturer of playing cards so he can win big at card tables throughout Europe, including the famous Monte Carlo Casino where some of the movie was shot. Filmed in England.

Fanny (2013)
Daniel Auteuil
The second part of the “Marseille trilogy,” Fanny is now abandoned by Marius and pregnant. Her mother and Marius’s father, César, encourages Fanny to open herself up to the advances of an older, wealthy man. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Woody Allen
While on a summer holiday in Spain, girlfriends Vicky (Rebecca Hall) and Cristina (Scarlett Johansson) take a tour of wildly romantic Barcelona and become enamored with the same painter (Javier Bardem), unaware that his tempestuous ex-wife (Penélope Cruz) is about to re-enter the picture. Cruz won an Oscar for her performance, and the film won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. Filmed in multiple locations including Barcelona.

Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Roberto Benigni
In this Oscar winner for Best Leading Actor and Best Foreign Language Film, a Jewish Italian father shields his son from the horrors of life in a concentration camp by making up stories about the daily events for the boy to reinterpret. Originally titled La vita è bella. Filmed in multiple locations including Tuscany.

My Friends (1975)
Mario Monicelli
Childhood friends Necchi, Perozzi, Melandri and Mascetti all live in Florence and spend as much time together as possible, traveling around Tuscany telling terrible jokes to anyone who will listen. Melandri falls in love with a professor’s wife; the love does not last, but the professor ends up becoming a great friend to the four men. Originally titled Amici miei. Filmed in Florence.

All About My Mother (1999)
Pedro Almodóvar
In this comedy-drama, a nurse who oversees organ transplants loses her son in a car crash. To break the news to the boy’s father, whom he never knew, she journeys to Barcelona, revisiting colorful characters from her old life and meeting new ones along the way. The film won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. Filmed in multiple locations including A Coruña, Barcelona and Madrid.

The Holy Queen (1947)
Henrique Campos, Aníbal Contreiras and Rafael Gil
One of many popular 1940s Spanish costume films, this historic drama portrays the life of Isabel of Aragon, the Spanish-born 14th-century queen of Portugal who rectified peace among different parties of the Portuguese court. Originally titled Reina santa.

Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
Vincent McEveety
In the third installment of this beloved Disney franchise, “Herbie the Love Bug”—an anthropomorphized Volkswagen Beetle—joins a rally from Paris to Monte Carlo with his race car–driving owner. The race is loosely based on the famed Monte Carlo Rally, which culminates in the Mediterranean city. Filmed in multiple locations including Monte Carlo, Monaco and Paris, France.

The Spanish Apartment (2002)
Cédric Klapisch
This French-Spanish film is the first in a trilogy that focuses on Xavier, a young economics student who travels to Barcelona for a European exchange program. Xavier finds an apartment with six international students and is immersed into a cultural melting pot. Originally titled L’Auberge Espagnole. Filmed in Barcelona.

Biutiful (2010)
Alejandro González Iñárritu
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Uxbal, a single father of two, is forced to reckon with his life in order to escape crime in underground Barcelona and regain spiritual insight. Filmed in Barcelona and Navarra.

Avatar (2009)
James Cameron
 

Paraplegic Marine Jake Sully offers to take his recently deceased brother’s place on a mission to the distant world of Pandora. Once there, he discovers that the mission is based on greed. As Jake bonds with the native Na’vi people of Pandora, he finds himself falling in love with the beautiful alien Neytiri. Filmed in multiple locations including Wellington, New Zealand.

Aya (1990)
Solrun Hoaas
Set in the 1950s, Aya, a young Japanese war bride, and her husband, Frank, arrive in a small Australian town. Aya and Frank love each other, but Frank wants Aya to forget about her Japanese past. She cannot let go of who she is and where she came from, and finds herself drawn to his friend Mac, who respects the Japanese culture. Filmed in Hobart and Melbourne.

Dawn! (1979)
Ken Hannam
This sports biopic shares the life experiences and rise to fame of Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser, a three-time Olympic gold medalist. Filmed in multiple locations including Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney.

Boy (2010)
Taika Waititi
This film is about Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his grandmother, his brother and a goat. When Boy’s grandmother goes away for a week, his absent father, whom he had idealized, shows up looking for a bag of money that he buried years earlier. Filmed in New Zealand.

Broken Hill (2009)
Dagen Merrill
Tommy, the son of a sheep rancher, lives in the middle of the Australian Outback and dreams of attending the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. In order to apply to the conservatorium, Tommy needs to find musicians in the Outback who can play the music he has composed. Winner of two awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Adelaide and Sydney.

Bootmen (2000)
Dein Perry
Sean Odken leaves his job at a steel mill to appear on a tap dancing show in Sydney, but finds himself jobless after he gets involved with a lead dancer and is let go. He returns home determined to start his own tap dance group, but with a new twist: the tap dancers will wear hard hats while dancing on industrial steel and wearing shoes welded with metal. Filmed in Newcastle and Sydney.

Careful, He Might Hear You (1983)
Carl Schultz
After PS’s mother dies, his Aunt Lila and Uncle George take him into their home in Sydney. But his Aunt Vanessa shows up claiming her rights as a co-guardian, demanding that PS live with her during the week. With Lila, PS gets to live the life of a child, but with Vanessa, he is forced to live a strict, staunch life. Filmed in Sydney.

New Zealand from Above (2012)
Bruce Morrison and Serge Ou
This documentary gives you the opportunity to traverse New Zealand, from the South Island to the tip of the North Island. New Zealanders share their thoughts on their culture, interests and work. Filmed in New Zealand.

The Light Between Oceans (2016)
Derek Cianfrance
Tom, a lighthouse keeper, and his wife, Isabel, live remotely off the coast of western Australia. After Isabel miscarries twice and a baby washes ashore in a dinghy, Isabel convinces Tom that they should raise the baby without telling anyone about her or her father, who is lying dead in the boat. Filmed in multiple locations including Dunedin and Tasmania.

The Light Between Oceans (2016)
Derek Cianfrance
Tom, a lighthouse keeper, and his wife, Isabel, live remotely off the coast of western Australia. After Isabel miscarries twice and a baby washes ashore in a dinghy, Isabel convinces Tom that they should raise the baby without telling anyone about her or her father, who is lying dead in the boat. Filmed in multiple locations including Dunedin and Tasmania.

The Light Between Oceans (2016)
Derek Cianfrance
Tom, a lighthouse keeper, and his wife, Isabel, live remotely off the coast of western Australia. After Isabel miscarries twice and a baby washes ashore in a dinghy, Isabel convinces Tom that they should raise the baby without telling anyone about her or her father, who is lying dead in the boat. Filmed in multiple locations including Dunedin and Tasmania.

Lion (2016)
Garth Davis
Based on the nonfiction book A Long Way Home, this film tells the story of Saroo Brierley, who, at five years of age, gets separated from his family in Kolkata and then adopted by an Australian family. At 25, Saroo begins a search for his long-lost family using Google Earth. Filmed in multiple locations including Melbourne, Australia; Kolkata, India; and Hobart, Australia.

The Piano (1993)
Jane Campion
Ada and her young daughter move to New Zealand for Ada’s arranged marriage. When Ada’s husband sells her beloved piano to their neighbor, George, she is heartbroken. But George offers Ada a chance to earn her piano back by giving him piano lessons. Filmed in Auckland.

The Patriarch (2016)
Lee Tamahori
This film is based on the novel Bulibasha: King of the Gypsies by Witi Ihimaera. Set in the 1960s, with breathtaking views of the east coast of New Zealand, The Patriarch tells the story of two Māori sheepshearing families, the Poatas and the Mahanas—bitter enemies who must find their way through adversity. Originally titled Mahana. Filmed in Auckland.

Pirates of the Airwaves (2016)
Charlie Haskell
This drama is about Radio Hauraki, New Zealand’s “boat that rocked.” Radio Hauraki was a pirate radio station that broadcast in international waters from a boat called Tiri from 1966 through 1970, when the station began to broadcast on land. Filmed in Auckland.

Swimming Upstream (2003)
Russell Mulcahy
This biographical film tells the inspirational story of Tony Fingleton. After growing up in a troubled household and being overlooked by his father, Tony makes a commitment to become the best athlete possible and prove his confidence and talents to his father. Filmed in multiple locations including Brisbane, Perth and Sydney.

Whale Rider (2002)
Niki Caro
When 11-year-old Pai is certain that she is destined to become the new chief of the Whangara people, a patriarchal New Zealand tribe, she must go up against her grandfather, Koro, who is bound by tradition to pick a male leader. Filmed in New Zealand.

Without a Paddle (2004)
Steven Brill
When three friends are reunited at the funeral of a childhood friend, they discover a trunk that includes information about $200,000 that went missing along with airplane hijacker D. B. Cooper in 1971. The three friends decide to continue their friend’s quest, but are unaware of the impending dangers they will face. Filmed in various locations throughout New Zealand including Rotorua and Wellington.

The World’s Fastest Indian (2005)
Roger Donaldson
This biographical drama is about Burt Munro (1899–1978), a New Zealand motorcycle racer. Burt has tinkered on his 1920 Indian motorcycle for 25 years with the dream of taking it to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah to see how fast it can go. When he is diagnosed with heart disease, he mortgages his home and charms his way to Utah. Filmed in multiple locations including Auckland, New Zealand; Timaru, New Zealand; and the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah.

When a City Falls (2011)
Gerard Smyth
After two earthquakes killed 185 people in Christchurch, New Zealand, the beautiful city and the Canterburians were devastated. This documentary shares the accounts of people who lived through the earthquakes, as well as their inspiring determination to recover and rebuild. Filmed in Christchurch.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
Taika Waititi
When young Ricky Baker is sent to live in the country with his Aunt Bella and Uncle Hec because of his defiant behavior, he and Hec clash. So, when Bella unexpectedly passes away, Ricky runs away into the wild New Zealand bush, followed closely behind by Hec. Filmed in multiple locations throughout New Zealand.

An Angel at My Table (1990)
Jane Campion
This biographical drama tells the story of Nene Janet Paterson Clutha, a New Zealand author who published under the name Janet Frame. The third of five children, Janet endured many hardships as a child, including the drownings of her two adolescent sisters and the epileptic seizures suffered by her brother, George. Confined to a mental institution for several years, she became successful when she started writing stories. Filmed in multiple locations including Auckland, New Zealand; Catalonia, Spain; London, England; and Paris, France.

Avatar (2009)
James Cameron
 

Paraplegic Marine Jake Sully offers to take his recently deceased brother’s place on a mission to the distant world of Pandora. Once there, he discovers that the mission is based on greed. As Jake bonds with the native Na’vi people of Pandora, he finds himself falling in love with the beautiful alien Neytiri. Filmed in multiple locations including Wellington, New Zealand.

Boy (2010)
Taika Waititi
This film is about Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his grandmother, his brother and a goat. When Boy’s grandmother goes away for a week, his absent father, whom he had idealized, shows up looking for a bag of money that he buried years earlier. Filmed in New Zealand.

New Zealand from Above (2012)
Bruce Morrison and Serge Ou
This documentary gives you the opportunity to traverse New Zealand, from the South Island to the tip of the North Island. New Zealanders share their thoughts on their culture, interests and work. Filmed in New Zealand.

Lion (2016)
Garth Davis
Based on the nonfiction book A Long Way Home, this film tells the story of Saroo Brierley, who, at five years of age, gets separated from his family in Kolkata and then adopted by an Australian family. At 25, Saroo begins a search for his long-lost family using Google Earth. Filmed in multiple locations including Melbourne, Australia; Kolkata, India; and Hobart, Australia.

The Piano (1993)
Jane Campion
Ada and her young daughter move to New Zealand for Ada’s arranged marriage. When Ada’s husband sells her beloved piano to their neighbor, George, she is heartbroken. But George offers Ada a chance to earn her piano back by giving him piano lessons. Filmed in Auckland.

The Patriarch (2016)
Lee Tamahori
This film is based on the novel Bulibasha: King of the Gypsies by Witi Ihimaera. Set in the 1960s, with breathtaking views of the east coast of New Zealand, The Patriarch tells the story of two Māori sheepshearing families, the Poatas and the Mahanas—bitter enemies who must find their way through adversity. Originally titled Mahana. Filmed in Auckland.

Pirates of the Airwaves (2016)
Charlie Haskell
This drama is about Radio Hauraki, New Zealand’s “boat that rocked.” Radio Hauraki was a pirate radio station that broadcast in international waters from a boat called Tiri from 1966 through 1970, when the station began to broadcast on land. Filmed in Auckland.

Swimming Upstream (2003)
Russell Mulcahy
This biographical film tells the inspirational story of Tony Fingleton. After growing up in a troubled household and being overlooked by his father, Tony makes a commitment to become the best athlete possible and prove his confidence and talents to his father. Filmed in multiple locations including Brisbane, Perth and Sydney.

Whale Rider (2002)
Niki Caro
When 11-year-old Pai is certain that she is destined to become the new chief of the Whangara people, a patriarchal New Zealand tribe, she must go up against her grandfather, Koro, who is bound by tradition to pick a male leader. Filmed in New Zealand.

Without a Paddle (2004)
Steven Brill
When three friends are reunited at the funeral of a childhood friend, they discover a trunk that includes information about $200,000 that went missing along with airplane hijacker D. B. Cooper in 1971. The three friends decide to continue their friend’s quest, but are unaware of the impending dangers they will face. Filmed in various locations throughout New Zealand including Rotorua and Wellington.

The World’s Fastest Indian (2005)
Roger Donaldson
This biographical drama is about Burt Munro (1899–1978), a New Zealand motorcycle racer. Burt has tinkered on his 1920 Indian motorcycle for 25 years with the dream of taking it to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah to see how fast it can go. When he is diagnosed with heart disease, he mortgages his home and charms his way to Utah. Filmed in multiple locations including Auckland, New Zealand; Timaru, New Zealand; and the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah.

When a City Falls (2011)
Gerard Smyth
After two earthquakes killed 185 people in Christchurch, New Zealand, the beautiful city and the Canterburians were devastated. This documentary shares the accounts of people who lived through the earthquakes, as well as their inspiring determination to recover and rebuild. Filmed in Christchurch.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
Taika Waititi
When young Ricky Baker is sent to live in the country with his Aunt Bella and Uncle Hec because of his defiant behavior, he and Hec clash. So, when Bella unexpectedly passes away, Ricky runs away into the wild New Zealand bush, followed closely behind by Hec. Filmed in multiple locations throughout New Zealand.

An Angel at My Table (1990)
Jane Campion
This biographical drama tells the story of Nene Janet Paterson Clutha, a New Zealand author who published under the name Janet Frame. The third of five children, Janet endured many hardships as a child, including the drownings of her two adolescent sisters and the epileptic seizures suffered by her brother, George. Confined to a mental institution for several years, she became successful when she started writing stories. Filmed in multiple locations including Auckland, New Zealand; Catalonia, Spain; London, England; and Paris, France.

Alaska’s Scenic Byways: Bigger Than Your Imagination (2010)
Shannon McCarthy
Starting in Valdez, this documentary features some of Alaska’s most historic stories and routes. From mining to archaeology and geology, viewers get to see and learn about Alaska’s rich history. Filmed in multiple locations throughout Alaska.

All the Beauty of the World (2006)
Marc Esposito
After the man of her life dies, Tina goes on a journey to Asia with hopes of rediscovering life after loss. She is accompanied by her friend Franck, who is in love with her. Still mourning the loss of her love, however, she cannot give Franck what he wants from her. Originally titled Toute la beauté du monde. Filmed in Bali, Indonesia and Paris, France.

Au Revoir Taipei (2010)
Arvin Chen
A young Taiwanese man, Kai, wants nothing more than to be with his girlfriend, who is in Paris. To keep himself busy, he studies French night after night in a bookstore. When a woman who works at the bookstore notices him, Kai discovers that his desire for companionship can be fulfilled right at home in Taipei. Originally titled Yi ye Taibei. Filmed in Taipei City, Taiwan.

American Dreams in China (2013)
Peter Ho-Sun Chan
This drama is a rags-to-riches story about three young men from different backgrounds with one goal: to help Chinese teenagers’ dreams come true by building an English language school in China. Spanning nearly 30 years, this film highlights historic moments in Chinese history. Filmed in China.

Australia (2008)
Baz Luhrmann
An English aristocrat inherits a large cattle station in northern Australia. When she learns about the English cattle barons’ plot to take her land, she drives 2,000 cattle across treacherous lands to Darwin, Australia with the help of a stockman—only to witness the city’s bombing by Japanese forces. Filmed in multiple locations including Darwin and Sydney.

All My Friends Are Leaving Brisbane (2007)
Louise Alston
One by one, Anthea’s friends start to leave Brisbane, tempting her to do so as well. But when she learns that an ex-boyfriend is coming back to Brisbane, she changes her mind. Filmed in Brisbane.

Doctor Zhivago (1965)
David Lean
Based on the novel by Boris Pasternak, this epic drama-romance starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie unfolds as World War I and the Russian Revolution are brewing. It earned Golden Globe awards for Best Motion Picture, Director, Actor, Screenplay and Original Score, and is tied with Love Story, The Godfather, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and A Star Is Born for the most wins by a single film.

Dutch Harbor: Where the Sea Breaks Its Back (1998)
Braden King and Laura Moya
Filmed in black and white, this documentary shares the stories of people who live in Dutch Harbor. From their love for the untamed island to their concern over gentrification, this intimate film shares the true emotions of the people who care deeply for their town.

Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez (2008)
Robert Cornellier
Riki Ott and fishermen in Cordova, Alaska share the environmental, social and economic impacts of the Exxon Valdez oil spill near Prince William Sound.

Big Miracle (2012)
Ken Kwapis
When a family of whales is becoming trapped by fast-forming ice in the Arctic Circle, three people—a volunteer, a news reporter and a native Alaskan boy—inspire an entire community to save them. Filmed in multiple locations including Seward.

Bears (2014)
Alastair Fothergill, Keith Scholey and Adam Chapman
With the Alaskan wilderness as a backdrop, Bears is a documentary that follows a bear family for one year. From the moment hibernation ends through the spring, summer and fall, this bear family, including two cubs, finds adventure around every corner. Filmed in Alaska.

The Beach (2000)
Danny Boyle
Richard, a nicotine-addicted traveler, finds a map in a Bangkok hotel that supposedly leads to a legendary island paradise where some other wayward souls have settled. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
Beeban Kidron
This story picks up four weeks after the first film. Now that Bridget Jones is in love, she begins to question if what she has is everything she has dreamed of having. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
David Lean
Set during World War II, this film tells the story of British prisoners who are ordered to build a bridge to accommodate the Burma–Siam railway. Filmed in multiple locations in Sri Lanka including Colombo.

Enlightenment Guaranteed (2000)
Doris Dörrie
When brothers Uwe and Gustav travel to a monastery near Tokyo, Japan, their plan is to address their troubled lives and achieve enlightenment. But trouble seems to follow Uwe and Gustav wherever they go. Originally titled Erleuchtung garantiert. Filmed in multiple locations including Tokyo.

Baraka (1992)
Ron Fricke
This moving documentary takes viewers around the world to villages, natural landscapes, forests, volcanoes and many other places to emphasize what is found in these places. Camera footage, without words, shows both the good and the bad, eventually coming full circle. Filmed in multiple locations including Cambodia, Ecuador, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Nepal and more.

Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above (2013)
Chi Po-lin
This documentary reveals the beauty of Taiwan from a bird’s-eye view and highlights both the natural splendor and the growth of Taiwan as seen in its urbanization. Filmed in Taiwan.

Beneath Hill 60 (2010)
Jeremy Sims
Set in 1916, this drama is based on the true story of Captain Oliver Woodward. Along with his secret platoon of Australian tunnelers, he must maintain a leaking complex tunnel system deep beneath German lines that is packed with enough explosives to alter the war. Filmed in Townsville.

City of Ghosts (2003)
Matt Dillon
When an international scam in which a con man is involved goes sour, he flees to mysterious Southeast Asia to get his promised cut. Filmed in multiple locations including Cambodia and Bangkok, Thailand.

The Lover (1992)
Jean-Jacques Annaud
Set in 1929 during French colonial rule in Vietnam, a French teenage girl catches the eye of a wealthy Chinese businessman. A torrid affair ensues despite class restrictions and social mores. Originally titled L’amant. Filmed in multiple locations including Ho Chi Minh City and Saigon.

The Legend of Suriyothai (2001)
Chatrichalerm Yukol
This film follows the life of Queen Suriyothai, from her youth until her death. Regarded by Thai people as a great feminist, the queen is presented as an opinionated and determined woman. Originally titled Suriyothai. Filmed in Thailand.

Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam (2010)
Luke Nguyen
Travel with Luke Nguyen, owner and chef of the Red Lantern restaurant in Sydney, as he takes a culinary trip through northern Vietnam, including the natural wonders of Ha Long Bay, the magnificent mountains of Sapa and more. Filmed in Vietnam.

Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam: Hue (TV) (2011)
Production Company: SBS One
Travel with Luke Nguyen as he explores the vibrant town of Hue, where he helps prepare traditional lemongrass skewers, explores the historic Citadel built by the Nguyen Dynasty and more. Filmed in Hue.

Last Days in Vietnam (2014)
Rory Kennedy
When the North Vietnamese Army was closing in on approximately 5,000 Americans in Saigon, the Americans had roughly 24 hours to get out, with no official evacuation plan. With the clock ticking, the Americans managed to escape, but not before helping their South Vietnamese allies, coworkers and friends. 135,000 South Vietnamese escaped with the help of some heroic Americans.

Lust for Life (1956)
Vincente Minnelli
Kirk Douglas stars as Vincent van Gogh in this film adaptation by the great Vincente Minnelli, filmed on location in Belgium, France and The Netherlands.

Long Long Time Ago (2016)
Jack Neo
This comedy-drama is about one family’s trials and tribulations from 1965 to the early 1970s. As they journey through the years, from a humble home to a modern flat, they witness their nation’s growth and face many challenges that require perseverance.

Let’s Eat! (2016)
Chapman To
Rosemary, the daughter of a restaurant owner, wants to modernize the restaurant and reduce costs, but the restaurant’s traditional chef, Dai Hung, does not see eye to eye with Rosemary. Filmed in Malaysia and Singapore.

Lost in Translation (2003) (2013)
Sofia Coppola
A middle-aged American movie star is in Tokyo to film a whiskey ad for the Japanese market. There, he meets a twentysomething recent Yale philosophy graduate who is in Japan with her husband, and they find that they have more in common than meets the eye. Filmed in multiple locations including Tokyo.

Passages (Lü Cheng) (2004)
Yang Chao
Looking for meaning to their lives, two students journey across rural China with the hope of purchasing rare mushrooms to sell back home. Along the way, they are forced to decide whether to continue journeying or continue their education.

Lust, Caution (2007)
Ang Lee
After losing his wife, two sons and two other women, Old Wu is losing patience with his attempts to assassinate Yee, an important official in Japanese-ruled Shanghai. Old Wu enlists Kuang, Mak Tai Tai and their drama student friends, but the assassination does not happen. Years later, Mak Tai Tai meets Yee again, and this time she is determined to succeed. Originally titled Se, jie. Filmed in multiple locations throughout China and Malaysia.

Lost in Thailand (2012)
Zheng Xu
This Chinese comedy follows the adventures of three men. One, a scientist, decides to travel to Thailand to get his boss’s approval on an invention he has created that will secure his future. His coworker follows with intentions of stopping him because he wants to sell the invention to a French company. And on the plane, one of the men meets a man who is traveling to Thailand to fulfill items on his bucket list. Originally titled Ren zai jiong tu: Tai jiong. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok, Thailand and Beijing, China.

Lord Jim (1965)
Richard Brooks
James Burke, a distinguished midshipman who rises to the rank of executive officer, is put ashore after suffering a broken foot. After his recovery, Jim signs on as the executive officer of a rusty tub manned by a third-rate crew and a barbarous captain. Filmed in multiple locations including Cambodia and Hong Kong, China.

Made in Vietnam (2017)
Thi Vo
This documentary follows Thi Vo and his friends as Thi searches for his father after more than three decades of separation. Thirty years after escaping Vietnam for Hong Kong with his mother and then emigrating to Canada, Thi has a strong urge to find his biological father and the family he has never met. Filmed in multiple locations including Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and Hue, Vietnam.

Love Me Again (Land Down Under) (2008)
Rory B. Quintos
Arah and Migo live in the Philippines, but Arah dreams of a better life. When her father has an accident, Arah moves to Australia to earn money. Migo is devastated but does not want to go to Australia. Arah adjusts to life in Australia, fulfilling her dreams for herself and her family. But after several years have passed, Migo shows up in Australia, and he and Arah confront their past and their time apart. Filmed in multiple locations including Darwin.

Only God Forgives (2013)
Nicolas Winding Refn
A prosperous drug smuggler in Bangkok’s criminal underworld is about to have his world turned upside down when his mother wants him to avenge his brother’s death. Filmed in Bangkok.

The Makioka Sisters (1983)
Kon Ichikawa
Set in 1938 Japan, this drama follows four sisters who are living off the dwindling inheritance of their deceased parents. Every year, the sisters meet in Kyoto to view the cherry blossoms. Originally titled Sasameyuki. Filmed in Kyoto and Osaka.

Our Generation
  (2010)

Sinem Saban and Damien Curtis
This documentary features stories from one of the last strongholds of traditional Aboriginal culture in Australia: the remote Yolngu of northeastern Arnhem Land. The Aboriginal struggles of land, culture and freedom are explored, and interviews with national indigenous leaders, historians and human rights activists shine a light on threats to the Australian Aboriginal culture.

Memorias del desarrollo (2010)
Miguel Coyula
This award-winning film is about an educated man who decides to leave the Cuban revolution and his homeland to explore the “developed” world, including London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. The more he travels, the more he finds himself feeling like a stranger in strange lands. Filmed in multiple locations including Havana, London, Paris and Tokyo.

The Medallion (2003)
Gordon Chan
While Hong Kong detective Eddie Yang is working with Interpol to catch international criminal Snakehead, he dies but is brought back to life when the two halves of an ancient medallion are joined together by a boy who is considered the chosen one. This medallion transforms Eddie into an immortal warrior. Filmed in multiple locations including Hong Kong, China; Dublin, Ireland; and Thailand.

The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Guy Hamilton
James Bond is called in to investigate the death of a scientist working on a powerful solar cell and finds himself chasing down famed assassin Francisco Scaramanga. In Bangkok, “007” is captured and placed in a dojo. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Mabo (2012)
Rachel Perkins
This biographical film is about Eddie Koiki Mabo, an Aboriginal Australian and national hero of Australia. Mabo, who dropped out of school at the age of 15, successfully spearheaded the campaign for land rights for indigenous people, which resulted in the overthrowing of terra nullius (“nobody’s land”) by the High Court. Filmed in Queensland.

Reds (1981)
Warren Beatty
An epic film starring Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton, this saga recounts the events leading up to the Russian Revolution. It is brilliantly interspersed with interviews with witnesses to the uprising. Beatty won a Best Director Oscar for this film.

Russia in Bloom (2013)
Sergey Nurmamed
Leonid Parfenov, a well-known Russian TV presenter, journalist and author of documentaries, dedicates this documentary to the 150th anniversary of the birth of Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky, an early 20th-century Russian pioneer in color photography. Originally titled Tsvet Natsii.

Power of Pearl: The Farm Beneath the Sea (2017)
Ahbra Perry and Robert Taylor Higgins
In the Ring of Fire, a basin of the Pacific Ocean where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur, pearls grow. This documentary follows pearl farmers in the Philippines, Indonesia and Australia, and shows how pearls impact the relationship between workers and their communities. Winner of the 2013 American Documentary Film Fund. Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Bora Bora, French Polynesia; and Kobe, Japan.

Pinoy Sunday (2009)
Wi Ding Ho
When a pair of migrant Filipino workers happen upon an abandoned red couch, they decide to take it back to their dormitory. Unable to find a way to get the couch home by vehicle, they have no choice but to carry it on foot. Soon, their Sunday turns into an adventure of self-discovery. Filmed in multiple locations including the Philippines and Taipei City, Taiwan.

Rhapsody in August (1991)
Akira Kurosawa
When four children spend the summer with their grandmother in Nagasaki, Japan, they learn about how their grandfather was killed: by the atomic bomb that fell in 1945. Originally titled Hachigatsu no rapusodī. Filmed in multiple locations including Nagasaki.

The Road Home (1999)
Yimou Zhang
When businessman Luo Yusheng returns to his village from the city for the funeral of his father, he is reminded of the magical story of how his mother and father first met. Originally titled Wo de fu qin mu qin.

Red Sorghum (1988)
Yimou Zhang
A young Chinese woman is sent to marry the undesirable owner of a winery, but falls in love with one of his servants. Originally titled Hong gao liang. Filmed in China.

Three Seasons (1999)
Tony Bui
As the characters in this film come to terms with the past, present and future of Ho Chi Minh City, their paths begin to merge. Filmed in Vietnam.

Surprising Vietnam (2008)
Fred Heiman
Discover some of the delights of Vietnam in this documentary that takes you from the rice paddies of the southern Mekong Delta to tribal villages in the northern and central highlands, as well as the country’s modern cities. Filmed in multiple locations including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Hue, Vietnam.

Tokyo Story (1953)
Yasujirō Ozu
When Shukichi and Tomi Hirayama travel to Tokyo to visit their children, they discover that their children are too busy for them and inconvenienced by their presence. After their kids send them off to a resort that is too loud, Shukichi and Tomi decide to return home. Originally titled Tōkyō monogatari. Filmed in multiple locations including Hiroshima and Tokyo.

The Sea Wall (2009)
Rithy Panh
An exasperated widow finds herself troubled when her adult children leave to find their independence; at the same time, she must try to erect a barrier against the sea to protect her rice fields from flooding. Originally titled Un barrage contre le Pacifique. Filmed in Cambodia.

Tora-san Goes North (1987)
Yōji Yamada
This romantic comedy is about a naive man who falls in love easily. After returning home to Hokkaido, Tora-san falls for a young lady who has returned to Hokkaido to make amends with her father. Originally titled Otoko wa tsurai yo: Shiretoko bojō. Filmed in Hokkaido and Tokyo.

There Is No Lid on the Sea (2015)
Keisuke Toyoshima
Adapted from Banana Yoshimoto’s novel, this drama shows how both drastic life changes and simple enjoyments can change one’s view of the world. Mari decides to leave bustling Tokyo and return to her hometown, a small town in the Shizuoka prefecture, to open a snow cone shop. Her snow cones soothe her customers and Mari finds peace with herself through a friendship she develops with a coworker. Originally titled Umi no futa. Filmed in Tokyo.

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Roger Spottiswoode
When Elliot Carver tries to entice the United Kingdom and China into World War III by starting trouble over British and Chinese waters, James Bond must stop him. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok, Phuket and London.

The Samurai (2003)
Tony Long
This documentary explores the extraordinary history of the samurai, one of the world’s most famous warrior classes, including their self-discipline, martial artistry and sacred rituals. Modern-day samurai share the ways of life in the Bushidō, while educators describe the momentous events in the centuries-long history of the samurai.

This Means War (2012)
McG
When two best friends, who are also benched CIA agents, fall for the same woman, they decide to let her choose who she wants to pursue a relationship with. But they are keeping tabs on each other and try to sabotage the other’s dates with her. Filmed in multiple locations including Hong Kong and Los Angeles.

Two Brothers (2004)
Jean-Jacques Annaud
This film follows the adventures of twin tiger cubs that were born among the temple ruins of an exotic jungle. Separated as cubs, the two tigers meet up again years later, but as forced enemies. Originally titled Deux frères. Filmed in multiple locations including Cambodia and Bangkok, Thailand.

The Tree (2010)
Julie Bertuccelli
When her husband, Peter, dies unexpectedly, Dawn is devastated. But Simone, their eight-year-old daughter, is convinced that Peter is speaking to her through the giant Moreton Bay fig tree that stands next to their house—the same tree that Peter crashed his car into on the day he died. And when Dawn begins a relationship with George, the tree seems to take on a life of its own. Filmed in Queensland.

Samsara (2012)
Ron Fricke
This documentary transports viewers to sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes and natural wonders. Shot on 70-millimeter film and filmed over nearly five years in 25 countries on five continents; locations include Tokyo, Japan; Shanghai, China; and Bangkok, Thailand.

Same Same But Different (2010)
Detlev Buck
During a post-graduation summer trip to Cambodia, Benjamin Prüfer falls for Sreykeo Solvan. When he returns home to Germany, he discovers that Sreykeo is sick—and makes it his responsibility to save her. This film is based on a true story. Filmed in Cambodia, Germany and Malaysia.

The Quiet American (2002)
Phillip Noyce
Michael Caine stars as a British journalist stationed in Vietnam during the 1950s who becomes friends with a seemingly harmless American (Brendan Fraser). Filmed in multiple locations including Da Nang, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

War and Peace (1956)
King Vidor
Audrey Hepburn and Henry Fonda star in this condensed adaptation of Tolstoy’s classic, originally released in 1956.

Wild Russia (2009)
Production Company: Animal Planet
This six-episode documentary gives viewers breathtaking views of the natural wonders of Russia, including Siberia, the Kamchatka Peninsula, the Arctic, Caucasus, Primorskiy Kray and the Ural Mountains. Originally titled Wildes Russland. Filmed in Russia.

Which Way Is East (1994)
Lynne Sachs
This documentary short is the filmmaker’s travel diary and pieces together Vietnamese history, recollections of the war and memories of the people she met in Vietnam. Filmed in multiple locations including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hue and the Mekong Delta.

Women in the Mirror (2003)
Yoshishige Yoshida
This drama is about three women who feel a sense of confused identity, tied to memories of the Hiroshima disaster. As they share their memories, they try to piece together family ties that may or may not connect them to each other. Originally titled Kagami no onnatachi.

Wawata Topu: Mermaids of Timor-Leste (2013)
David Palazón and Enrique Alonso
This documentary is about four generations of female divers trying to make a living in a coastal village of Timor-Leste, where their contributions to their households and their community are faced with social barriers.

Water (2006)
Julia Perkul and Anastasiya Popova
Witness breathtaking discoveries by researchers worldwide, from Russia, Kazakhstan, Switzerland and more, as they try to understand water’s phenomenal explicit and implicit properties.

Wish You Were Here (2012)
Kieran Darcy-Smith
Four friends go on vacation to Southeast Asia, but things take a turn for the worse when one of them goes missing. Soon, secrets leading up to the night of the disappearance are revealed. Filmed in multiple locations including Sihanoukville.

Kochuu (2003)
Jesper Wachtmeister
This documentary explores modern Japanese architecture as it relates to Japanese and Nordic building traditions, intertwining nature and concrete, gardens and technology, and modern and traditional into visually stunning constructions. Filmed in multiple locations including Finland, Japan, Norway and Sweden.

Komodo Dragon (2009)
John-Paul Davidson
The presenters of this documentary track down the mighty Komodo dragon, the largest living lizard species. Along the way, they encounter one of the world’s most dangerous snakes and help release turtles into the wild.

Fortress of the Bears (2011)
Daniel B. Greenberg
This documentary shows how bears, salmon and trees are interconnected and how nature keeps each in balance. It was filmed on Alaska’s Admiralty Island, where an estimated 1,800 grizzly bears live. Filmed in Tongass National Forest, Alaska.

Falling Flowers (2012)
Jianqi Huo
This film is about Xiao Hong, a renowned writer and strong woman whose life was marked by poverty and sacrifice.

Fool’s Gold (2008)
Andy Tennant
This adventure-romance tells the story of Ben “Finn” Finnegan and Tess Finnegan, a recently divorced couple who fall in love again while searching for a treasure that was lost at sea with the 1715 treasure fleet. Filmed in multiple locations including Cairns, Brisbane and Whitsunday Island.

The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000)
Tran Anh Hung
Beautiful from start to finish, this film follows three sisters, two of whom are happily married—or so it appears. Originally titled Mua he chieu thang dung. Filmed in Vietnam.

Victory (1996)
Mark Peploe
When Axel Heyst makes a stop at a hotel in the port city of Surabaya, a young woman who is in danger asks him for help. They flee to Axel’s home on a nearby secluded island, but the dangerous men searching for her find out where they have gone and pursue them. Filmed in Indonesia and Malaysia.

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
Barry Levinson
When an unorthodox and irreverent DJ is stationed in Vietnam to bring humor to Armed Forces Radio, he begins to shake things up. Filmed in Bangkok and Phuket.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

Oliver Stone (1993)
Heaven & Earth
Based on a true story, this film follows the life of a Buddhist Vietnamese peasant girl who survives a life of suffering and hardship during and after the Vietnam War. Filmed in Bangkok, Thailand and Vietnam.

House of Bamboo (1955) (1955)
Samuel Fuller
This film noir follows Eddie Kenner, a US Army investigator who attempts to look into the death of a fellow army official while planted in a Tokyo crime syndicate. Filmed in Tokyo.

Hiroshima, My Love (1959)
Alain Resnais
When a Frenchwoman travels to Japan to make a film about the atomic bomb in Hiroshima and the importance of peace, she falls in love with a Japanese man who lost his family in the bombing. They find a connection through loss, as she herself lost her German lover in the war. Originally titled Hiroshima mon amour. Filmed in multiple locations including Hiroshima.

Heart 2 Heart (2010)
Nayato Fio Nuala
While Indah is on vacation with her family, she meets Pandu and they form a friendship that leads them on adventures to the beautiful forests, tea gardens and lakes of Bogor. When the family vacation ends, Indah returns to Jakarta, but is involved in a tragic accident that leaves her speechless and blind. She falls into a deep depression, while Pandu searches for her.

Indochine (1992)
Régis Wargnier
This film is set in 1930, when French colonial rule in Indochina is ending. An unmarried Frenchwoman and her adopted daughter, a Vietnamese princess, both fall in love with a young French navy officer. Filmed in multiple locations including Malaysia and Vietnam.

I Wish (2011)
Hirokazu Koreeda
Brothers Koichi and Ryunosuke are separated when their parents get divorced, but Koichi, the older brother, wishes his family were still intact. After hearing that wishes can be granted if made at the exact moment when two bullet trains pass by each other at top speed, Koichi, his two best friends, Ryunosuke and Ryunosuke’s three friends all decide to meet at the spot where this will occur. Originally titled Kiseki. Filmed in multiple locations including Kagoshima and Nagasaki.

Indonesia Kirana (2016)
Febian Nurrahman Saktinegara
This musical documentary follows a group of singers from Indonesia who share their culture with the world through song. Filmed in multiple locations including Hungary, Indonesia, The Netherlands and Slovenia.

I Come with the Rain (2009)
Tran Anh Hung
Kline, an ex–Los Angeles cop and now private eye, is hired to find the missing son of a powerful conglomerate boss. He meets up with a former coworker who now works for the Hong Kong police, and together they follow the faint trail of the missing son to a local gangster. Haunted by memories, Kline has a hard time focusing on his work in Hong Kong. Filmed in multiple locations including Hong Kong, China and Los Angeles, California.

Joni’s Promise (2005)
Joko Anwar
Joni, a film delivery man, meets a pretty woman who agrees to tell him her name only if he is able to deliver the reels of the film she is on her way to watch on time. Joni is confident that he can deliver the reels, but the rest of the world seems determined to stop him. Originally titled Janji Joni. Filmed in Jakarta.

Entrapment (1999)
Jon Amiel
When a highly secured piece of art is stolen, an insurance agent works her way into the life of the head thief in the hopes of finding the art. Thinking she wants to join him on heists, the burglar puts her through strenuous training before their first job together. With the promise of a big payout, the insurance agent seems to be enjoying the game. Filmed in multiple locations including Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and London, England.

Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
Michael Anderson and John Farrow
This adventure comedy is an adaptation of Jules Verne’s novel about a Victorian Englishman who bets that, with the new railways and steamships, he can go around the world in 80 days. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok, Thailand; Hong Kong, China; London, England; and Madrid, Spain.

A Man Called Ove (2015)
Hannes Holm
After losing his wife, Ove becomes an unhappy recluse and is ready to give up on life. Things start to turn around for Ove after lively new neighbors move nearby and a friendship blossoms. This film was a 2017 Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling. Originally titled En man som heter Ove. Filmed in Sweden.

The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005)
John Henderson
This touching family film set in Edinburgh follows a West Highland White Terrier who refuses to leave the graveside of his deceased owner. Filmed in Scotland, UK and Lancashire, England, UK.

A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
Richard Lester
This British comedy stars the Beatles during the Beatlemania heyday. On their way to a London television broadcast, the Beatles find themselves sidetracked by Paul’s unconventional grandfather and Ringo, who goes missing right before the concert is to be televised. Filmed in multiple locations throughout England.

A Royal Affair (2012)
Nikolaj Arcel
When British Princess Caroline is forced to marry the mad King Christian VII of Denmark, she finds herself miserable—until Dr. Johann Struensee, an ordinary man of Enlightenment, influences the king to begin passing reforms in Denmark. Nominated for one Academy Award and one Golden Globe. Originally titled En kongelig affaere. Filmed in multiple locations including the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany and Sweden.

Doctor Zhivago (1965)
David Lean
Based on the novel by Boris Pasternak, this epic drama-romance starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie unfolds as World War I and the Russian Revolution are brewing. It earned Golden Globe awards for Best Motion Picture, Director, Actor, Screenplay and Original Score, and is tied with Love Story, The Godfather, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and A Star Is Born for the most wins by a single film.

The Deluge (1974)
Jerzy Hoffman
Hailed as one of the most popular movies in the history of Polish cinema, this film is based on the 1886 novel that recounts the thwarted Swedish invasion of Poland–Lithuania from 1655 to 1658. Filmed in multiple locations including Poland and Kiev, Ukraine.

The Danish Poet (2006)
Torill Kove
This Oscar winner for Best Animated Short Film tells the tale of a poet who travels to Norway in search of inspiration. When he arrives, he falls in love with a farmer’s daughter; however, circumstances separate the two until they reunite many years later.

Darkest Hour (2017)
Joe Wright
When Winston Churchill replaces Neville Chamberlain as the prime minister of the United Kingdom, he feels pressured to either begin peace negotiations with Hitler or take on the Nazi regime. This multi-award-winning film won Oscars for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role and Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling in 2018. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, Manchester and Yorkshire.

Beyond the Border (2011)
Richard Holm
This war film tells the story of Swedish soldiers who mistakenly cross the wrong side of the Nazi border. When a Swedish colonel sends an execution squad to cover up the error, the soldiers must overcome two enemies.

Edvard Munch (1974)
Peter Watkins
This biopic of Norway’s famed expressionist painter spans 30 years of the artist’s life, focusing on the factors that shaped his worldview and artistic sensibilities—from disease and loss to his affair with a married woman.

Black Roses (1936)
Paul Martin
This German-made film takes place when Finland was part of the Russian Empire. It centers on a Finnish revolutionary who is plotting against agents of the tsar, with help from a Russian dancer. Originally titled Roses Noires.

The Border (2007)
Lauri Törhönen
This wartime film is set in 1918 after the Finnish Civil War and follows a Finnish soldier to a small village to establish part of the border between his country and Soviet Russia. Filmed in Finland.

Breath (2011)
Kullar Viimne
This documentary follows Francesko, the only female chimney sweeper in Estonia, as she tries to find her way in life. It also shares glimpses of the lives of others that typically go unnoticed. Originally titled Hing. Filmed in Estonia.

Blow-Up (1966)
Michelangelo Antonioni
This film is about a glamorous fashion photographer who lives life to the fullest. When he sees a beautiful yet mysterious woman in a park, he photographs her to her dismay. Originally titled Blowup. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

Babette’s Feast (1987)
Gabriel Axel
Winner of an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film and based on the Isak Dinesen story, a pair of 19th-century sisters from a dwindling and strict religion recall an episode from their younger days: After sacrificing their personal lives to care for their father, their lodger, Babette, selflessly prepared a lavish meal using money that she had secretly won in a lottery. Filmed in multiple locations including Copenhagen.

Calamari Union (1985)
Aki Kaurismäki
This absurdist comedy, considered a cult classic, provides insight into Finnish humor. Turning the American gangster film on its head, the film centers on 16 men named Frank who, disgruntled with the oppressive conditions of their Helsinki neighborhood, decide to move to an adjacent district. Filmed in Helsinki.

Candles in the Dark (1993)
Maximilian Schell
This Christmas movie follows a young woman after her father sends her to Estonia to live with her aunt. Soon she is being hunted by the KGB and simultaneously falling in love. Filmed in Tallinn.

Braveheart (1995)
Mel Gibson
This sweeping biopic of William Wallace, the 13th-century warrior who led Scotland to independence against King Edward I of England, won Oscars for Best Picture, Director and Cinematography. Mel Gibson famously brought the leader to life as actor and the Scottish Highlands to life as director. Filmed in multiple locations including Edinburgh.

Breath
  (2017)

Simon Baker
Set in coastal Australia in the 1970s, this film is about Pikelet and Loonie, two teenage boys who seek adventure after having grown up in a small town. When Pikelet and Loonie meet Sando, an older surfer, they form a friendship that will lead them to take dangerous risks. Based on the award-winning and international best-selling novel Breath by Tim Winton. Filmed in Albany.

Copenhagen (2014)
Mark Raso
This coming-of-age film follows an immature young man traveling through Europe. He pauses in Copenhagen, the city of his birth, to deliver a letter written by his dead father to his grandfather. Filmed in multiple locations including Copenhagen and Skagen.

Names Engraved in Marble (2002)
Elmo Nüganen
Based on the popular 1936 Estonian novel, this inspiring film recounts the story of the Estonian War of Independence fought between 1918 and 1920. Originally titled Nimed marmortahvlil. Filmed in Tartu, Estonia.

NOMA: My Perfect Storm (2015)
Pierre Deschamps
This documentary explores what it takes to be the best restaurant in the world. NOMA, René Redzepi’s Copenhagen-based restaurant, was voted the Best Restaurant in the World in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014. Filmed in Copenhagen.

Lovers & Leavers (2002)
Aku Louhimies
This dramatic film is based on a Finnish novel and follows Iiris, a 30-year-old bookstore worker who meets the perfect man. Filmed in Helsinki.

Love and Other Troubles (2012)
Samuli Valkama
In this romantic comedy, an American line-dancing teacher makes her home in Finland where she meets a young man, once a child star, and his father, a former rock star. Complications arise when both men fall in love with her. Filmed in Turku, Finland.

The Last Relic (1969)
Grigori Kromanov
This cult classic based on a historic novel chronicles the last days of the Pirita Monastery in Tallinn, as a peasant uprising threatens the sanctuary during the 16th-century Livonian War. Originally titled Viimne reliikvia. Filmed in multiple locations including Tallinn.

Long Way Round (TV)  (2004)
David Alexanian and Russ Malki
Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman travel the world via motorcycles. Equipped with onboard cameras and one ride-along cameraman, Ewan and Charley travel 19,000 miles from London to New York. Filmed in multiple locations including Calgary, London and Luxembourg.

Les Misérables (2012)
Tom Hooper
Set in revolutionary Paris, this epic musical retells Victor Hugo’s timeless tale of Jean Valjean, who vows to turn his life of crime around despite being doggedly chased by Inspector Javert. The story culminates as turmoil engulfs Paris, leading to the Paris Uprising of 1832. Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway star; Hathaway won an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London; Portsmouth, Hampshire; and France.

The Lives of Others (2006)
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
It is 1984 in East Berlin, and the population is strictly controlled by the Secret Police. A man who has devoted his life to ferreting out “dangerous” characters is thrown into a quandary when he must investigate a harmless man who has been deemed a threat. Filmed in Berlin.

Loves of a Dictator (1935)
Victor Saville
This historic drama depicts the tumultuous 18th-century relationships between King Christian VII and his English consort, and between the queen and the royal physician. Originally titled The Dictator.

My Life As a Dog (1985)
Lasse Hallström
This delightful movie follows 12-year-old Ingemar as he is sent away to live with relatives after his mother becomes terminally ill. Golden Globe winner for Best Foreign Language Film. Originally titled Mitt liv som hund. Filmed in multiple locations including Stockholm.

Oblomov (1980)
Nikita Mikhalkov
Middle-aged Oblomov spends much of the day sleeping, dreaming of his childhood on his parents’ estate. But when his boyhood companion, Stoltz, introduces him to Olga, Oblomov takes a country house near Olga’s and soon they fall in love. Originally titled Neskolko dney iz zhizni I.I. Oblomova.

Oliver Twist (1948)
David Lean
Based on the Charles Dickens novel, Oliver Twist is the story of a boy who is orphaned when his mother dies after giving birth in a workhouse. Oliver is placed in a juvenile home but eventually ends up back at the workhouse; he escapes and travels to London, where he becomes involved with a gang of juveniles. Filmed in England.

Memories of Berlin: The Twilight of Weimar Culture (1976)
Gary Conklin
This fascinating documentary profiles the cultural richness of Berlin during the Weimar Republic through interviews with the city’s renowned writers, composers and artists.

The Monuments Men (2014)
George Clooney
An eclectic group of Resistance fighters comes together to save fine art looted by the Nazis. Winner of the International Film Music Critics Award for Best Original Score. Filmed in Germany.

Memorias del desarrollo (2010)
Miguel Coyula
This award-winning film is about an educated man who decides to leave the Cuban revolution and his homeland to explore the “developed” world, including London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. The more he travels, the more he finds himself feeling like a stranger in strange lands. Filmed in multiple locations including Havana, London, Paris and Tokyo.

Maikol Yordan Traveling Lost (2014)
Miguel Alejandro Gómez
Maikol Yordan’s family farm is close to being sold by a bank. With the hope of paying off the bank debt, Maikol enters contests and promotions and wins a trip to Europe. Originally titled Maikol Yordan de Viaje Perdido. Filmed in Costa Rica, England, France and Italy.

The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Guy Hamilton
James Bond is called in to investigate the death of a scientist working on a powerful solar cell and finds himself chasing down famed assassin Francisco Scaramanga. In Bangkok, “007” is captured and placed in a dojo. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Rasputin: The Mad Monk (1966)
Don Sharp
This fictional account of the famed Russian peasant and mystic, played by Christopher Lee, is loosely based on the accounts of Prince Yusupov, who is thought to have murdered the Romanov confidant in his St. Petersburg palace.

Reds (1981)
Warren Beatty
An epic film starring Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton, this saga recounts the events leading up to the Russian Revolution. It is brilliantly interspersed with interviews with witnesses to the uprising. Beatty won a Best Director Oscar for this film.

Russian Ark  (2002)
Aleksandr Sokurov
When a 19th-century French aristocrat takes a dreamlike journey through the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, he encounters notable figures from Russian and European history. Originally titled Russkiy kovcheg. Filmed in St. Petersburg.

Ponterosa  (2001)
Mika Kemmo
Filmed throughout Finland and regarded as a classic among young audiences when it was released, the story follows a disparate group of people staying at a campsite in the Åland Islands. Filmed in Åland and Helsinki.

Russia in Bloom (2013)
Sergey Nurmamed
Leonid Parfenov, a well-known Russian TV presenter, journalist and author of documentaries, dedicates this documentary to the 150th anniversary of the birth of Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky, an early 20th-century Russian pioneer in color photography. Originally titled Tsvet Natsii.

Ring of Bright Water (1969)
Jack Couffer
When Graham Merrill takes Mij, a pet shop otter, away from London to the coast of Scotland, the two friends begin exploring all the beauty surrounding them. While Mij swims and plays in the cold sea, Graham begins to fall for the town doctor, Mary. Filmed in multiple locations including London, England and various locations throughout Scotland.

Revolution of Pigs (2004)
René Reinumägi
This comedy serves as a metaphor for Estonian life in the 1980s, as a young man and hundreds of teens attending summer camp rebel against the strict rules of their oppressive camp counselors. Originally titled Sigade revolutsioon.

Run, Lola, Run (1998)
Tom Tykwer
After her boyfriend, Manni, loses 100,000 DM that belongs to a very bad guy, Lola has 20 minutes to raise the same amount and meet Manni; otherwise, Manni will rob a store to get the money. Three different alternatives are presented, depending on some minor events that occur during Lola’s run. Originally titled Lola rennt. Filmed in Berlin.

The Reader (2008)
Stephen Daldry
Set in post-WWII Germany, this drama follows a young man whose affair with an older woman will haunt him for the rest of his life. Kate Winslet won an Oscar for her performance. Filmed in multiple locations including Berlin.

To the Arctic 3D (2012)
Greg MacGillivray
This documentary shows the reality of surviving in the wilderness. Follow the lives of a mother polar bear and her twin 7-month-old cubs as they navigate their way through melting ice, mammoth glaciers, mountain peaks and stunning waterfalls.

The Seventh Seal (1957)
Ingmar Bergman
This drama-fantasy is Bergman’s classic about a medieval knight returning from the Crusades only to find Sweden being ravaged by the plague. He encounters the character of Death on a beach and they begin a fateful game of chess. Filmed in Sweden.

Those Old Love Letters (1992)
Mati Põldre
This biographical film is about Estonian songwriter Raimond Valgre and his songs that were considered inappropriate for the Soviet way of life after the war. Originally titled Need vanad armastuskirjad.

Simon King’s Shetland Diaries (TV) (2010)
Nick Shoolingin-Jordan
Simon King, a wildlife cameraman and presenter, moves to the Shetland Islands with his family to live through the changing seasons.

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Roger Spottiswoode
When Elliot Carver tries to entice the United Kingdom and China into World War III by starting trouble over British and Chinese waters, James Bond must stop him. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok, Phuket and London.

The Tin Drum (1979)
Volker Schlöndorff
The highly acclaimed adaptation of Nobel Prize winner Günter Grass’s surreal novel about a mute dwarf named Oskar, who lives through Nazi Germany. This film won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1979. Originally titled Die Blechtrommel. Filmed in multiple locations including Berlin.

Spring (1969)
Arvo Kruusement
In this adaptation of the well-known Estonian novel, love and life unfold in a late-1800s country boarding school. Originally titled Kevade. Filmed in multiple locations including Tallinn.

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
Martin Ritt
In this spy movie based on the John Le Carré novel, Richard Burton plays a British agent sent into East Germany to plant damning information about an intelligence officer. Filmed in multiple locations including Berlin.

Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Ang Lee
When Elinor, Marianne and Margaret are taken in by a cousin after their father dies, the opportunity for the young women to marry becomes challenging. Family disapprovals and a forced separation, as well as mismatched love, test the strengths of budding romantic relationships. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

The Queen (2006)
Stephen Frears
Dame Helen Mirren turns in an Oscar-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth in this film that profiles the Queen’s attempts to treat Princess Diana’s death as a private family matter. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Paris and Scotland.

The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017)
Niki Caro
When Germany invades Poland, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, owners and keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, hide 300 persecuted Polish Jews in plain sight from the Germans. Winner of Political Film Society, USA and Seattle Jewish Film Festival awards. Filmed in Prague, Czech Republic.

War and Peace (1956)
King Vidor
Audrey Hepburn and Henry Fonda star in this condensed adaptation of Tolstoy’s classic, originally released in 1956.

Wild Russia (2009)
Production Company: Animal Planet
This six-episode documentary gives viewers breathtaking views of the natural wonders of Russia, including Siberia, the Kamchatka Peninsula, the Arctic, Caucasus, Primorskiy Kray and the Ural Mountains. Originally titled Wildes Russland. Filmed in Russia.

Wesele (1973)
Andrzej Wajda
This film, set at the turn of the 20th century, focuses on the wedding between a poet from Kraków and a peasant girl. The ceremony turns into an examination of the century-long division of Poland under Russia, Prussia and Austria. Filmed in Poland.

Wałęsa: Man of Hope (2013)
Andrzej Wajda
This biopic of Lech Wałęsa follows the ascendancy of a humble electrician at the Gdańsk Shipyard from demonstrator to president of Poland, and examines the influence his rise to power had on other regions of Europe. Filmed in multiple locations including Gdańsk and Warsaw.

Young Winston (1972)
Richard Attenborough
This historical drama tells the story of Sir Winston Churchill, from his unhappy childhood to his time as a war correspondent in the Second Boer War to his first election to Parliament at the young age of 26. Filmed in multiple locations including Morocco and England.

Wings of Desire (1987)
Wim Wenders
In this beautiful fantasy film, immortal, invisible angels in Berlin listen to the inner thoughts of the city’s citizens and provide comfort to the distressed. When one angel falls in love with a female trapeze artist, he chooses to become human so he can experience human feelings. Filmed in Berlin.

Water (2006)
Julia Perkul and Anastasiya Popova
Witness breathtaking discoveries by researchers worldwide, from Russia, Kazakhstan, Switzerland and more, as they try to understand water’s phenomenal explicit and implicit properties.

The King’s Choice (2016)
Erik Poppe
This film is based on a true event that took place during World War II. When German armed forces invade neutral Norway, the royal family must flee. Crown Princess Märtha escapes to Sweden with the children, while Crown Prince Olav and King Haakon VII depart to a farming region near Elverum where they will meet German troops head-on. Originally titled Kongens nei.

Kaleidoscope (1966)
Jack Smight
Warren Beatty and Susannah York star in this crime film about a playboy who infiltrates a manufacturer of playing cards so he can win big at card tables throughout Europe, including the famous Monte Carlo Casino where some of the movie was shot. Filmed in England.

The King’s Speech  (2010)
Tom Hooper
 

Before becoming King George VI, “Bertie” suffered emotionally from stuttering, which many viewed as a reason why he should not be king. With the help of a radical speech therapist, George is finally able to manage his stuttering and gain the confidence needed to lead the country through war. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London; Buckinghamshire, England; and Berkshire, England.

Fanny & Alexander (1982)
Ingmar Bergman
In this atmospheric Bergman classic, two children from a large family living in Uppsala experience the joys and sorrows of life during the first decade of the 1900s. The movie won Academy Awards for Best Cinematography and Best Foreign Language Film. Filmed in Uppsala and Stockholm.

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
Mike Newell
This film follows Charles and his friends as they attend four weddings and one funeral. After wondering if he will ever experience true love, Charles, a committed bachelor, thinks that he has found the one when he meets an American woman, Carrie. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

Forgiveness (2008)
Mariusz Kotowski
Also screened under the title Esther’s Diary, this dramatic Holocaust film follows the adult daughters of two women who were best friends in 1940s Poland, but were later separated by Nazi horrors. One daughter learns of the past from her mother’s diary. Filmed in Austin, Texas.

Flame & Citron (2008)
Ole Christian Madsen
In this action-drama, we follow two Danish resistance fighters, Flame and Citron, who kill Danish Nazis and collaborators without hesitation until they are no longer certain whom their targets represent. Filmed in multiple locations including Copenhagen, Denmark; Berlin, Germany; and Prague, Czech Republic.

The Vikings (1958)
Richard Fleischer
This adventure was produced by and stars Kirk Douglas, along with Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh. Based on the sagas of the Norse ruler Ragnar Lodbrok, it was filmed primarily amid the grandeur of Norway’s fjords. Filmed in multiple locations including Croatia, Germany and Norway.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
Niels Arden Oplev
This mystery-thriller follows a journalist through a rich Swedish setting as he searches, with the help of a young female hacker, for a woman who disappeared 40 years ago. Remade in 2011 as The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, directed by David Fincher and starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara. Originally titled Män som hatar kvinnor. Filmed in multiple locations including Stockholm.

Gregory’s Girl (1981)
Bill Forsyth
In this coming-of-age romantic comedy, awkward teen Gregory is infatuated with a girl at school and, upon getting a date with one of her friends, must navigate the complexities of young love and the envy of his equally awkward friends. Filmed in North Lanarkshire, Scotland and Strathclyde, Scotland.

Gosford Park (2001)
Robert Altman
In this period mystery-drama, co-written by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, a dinner party at an English country house is disrupted by a murder, affecting the lives of both the upstairs guests and the downstairs servants. The movie boasts an incredible ensemble cast, including Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Derek Jacobi and Clive Owen. Fellowes received a Best Writing Oscar for his contribution. Filmed in England.

Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Wolfgang Becker
This must-see film set in 1990 tells the story of a young man who works to protect his fragile, ailing mother from the fatal shock of learning that East Germany, the country she knows and loves, no longer exists. Filmed in Berlin.

Kon-Tiki (2012)
Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg
In this dramatic retelling of Thor Heyerdahl’s 4,300-mile expedition of 1947, the Norwegian explorer proves naysayers wrong by sailing a balsa wood raft across the Pacific from South America to Polynesia. Filmed in multiple locations including Bulgaria, Malta, Norway, Sweden and Thailand.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
Ronald Neame
Maggie Smith stars in this film version of the stage production, winning an Oscar for her performance. She plays a strong-willed instructor in a private 1930s Edinburgh school, teaching her own romanticized curriculum to her 12-year-old students. A fine portrayal of Scottish manners in the 1960s. Filmed in Edinburgh.

The Hermitage Revealed (2014)
Margy Kinmonth
This fascinating film depicts the real-life story behind the magnificent art collection of one of the world’s greatest art museums.

Hamlet (1990)
Franco Zeffirelli
When Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, learns that his father was killed by his Uncle Claudius in order to obtain the throne, Hamlet plans his revenge. Filmed in multiple locations in Scotland, UK.

The Heroes of Telemark (1965)
Anthony Mann
Kirk Douglas and Richard Harris star in this film about the World War II Norwegian resistance against German troops, who were manufacturing a component for the atomic bomb. Filmed in Norway.

The Heart of the Bear (2001)
Arvo Iho
When a young Estonian seeks to find his true self by living in a remote forest hut, he meets native people and is given a chance to find inner balance. Originally titled Karu süda. Filmed in Estonia.

Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters (2010)
Simon Griffith
Travel with Rick Steves to Helsinki, Finland and Tallinn, Estonia in this television documentary. Each of these capitals on the Baltic Sea has come a long way from a challenging 20th century. Filmed in Helsinki, Finland and Tallinn, Estonia.

Ida (2013)
Paweł Pawlikowski
Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film, this road movie has been called a masterpiece of Polish cinema. It follows a young woman who is on the verge of taking her vows as a Catholic nun, only to discover that her parents were Jewish. Filmed in Poland.

I’ll Take Sweden (1965)
Frederick de Cordova
This comedy stars Bob Hope, Tuesday Weld and Frankie Avalon as a father, daughter and soon-to-be son-in-law. In an effort to distance his daughter from her suitor, Hope accepts a transfer to Stockholm from his oil company employer, but his plan backfires.

Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words (2015)
Stig Björkman
At the suggestion of Isabella Rossellini, Ingrid Bergman’s daughter, Stig Björkman, made this documentary that tells Ingrid’s story through never-before-seen private diaries, footage, interviews with her children, letters and notes. Originally titled Jag är Ingrid.

Indiscreet (1958)
Stanley Donen
This British romantic comedy is about an actress, Anna Kalman, who has given up on love. When Anna meets Philip Adams, a man whom she thinks is married, they fall in love. Instead of being a married man who is pretending to be single, Philip is actually single and pretending to be married. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

The Iron Lady (2011)
Phyllida Lloyd
In this biopic, Meryl Streep plays former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, teetering on the edge of reality with dementia and recalling her rise and fall. Streep won an Oscar for her performance. Filmed in London.

June Night (1940)
Per Lindberg
When Kerstin Norbäck (Ingrid Bergman) tries to end her relationship with a sailor, he shoots her. Kerstin survives and moves to Stockholm to begin a new life. Things are looking up for Kerstin until the newspapers find her and write about her. Originally titled Juninatten.

Joanna Lumley in the Land of the Northern Lights (2008)
Archie Baron
This documentary takes viewers to the northernmost part of Norway, often described as the land of the midnight sun. Joanna Lumley travels on dog sleighs and snowmobiles in search of dazzling northern lights displays. Filmed in Norway.

Jakob the Liar (1999)
Peter Kassovitz
Set in a wartime Polish ghetto, this film stars Robin Williams as a shopkeeper who spreads hope among the imprisoned community by fabricating tales about approaching Allied advances, claiming he has heard such stories on his secret radio. Filmed in Hungary and Poland.

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Mel Stuart
A group of American tourists takes an 18-day guided bus tour of nine European countries (from London to Rome) and humor ensues. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Luxembourg, Rome and Venice.

A Long Way Down (2014)
Pascal Chaumeil
When four suicidal strangers find themselves on the same roof on New Year’s Eve, their plans for death are interrupted as they form a bond that helps each of them face the difficulties in their lives. Filmed in London.

A Coffee in Berlin (2014)
Jan Ole Gerster
When a floundering young man drops out of law school, he ends up roaming the streets of Berlin to try to find his place in life. Originally titled Oh Boy. Filmed in Berlin.

Cabaret (1972)
Bob Fosse
This classic film starring Liza Minnelli and Michael York dramatizes the life of a Berlin nightclub singer who is romancing two men as the Nazis rise to power in Germany. Fosse won an Oscar for Best Director; Minnelli and Joel Grey won Oscars and Golden Globes for their performances; and the movie won five Oscars including Best Cinematography and Music, as well as a Golden Globe for Best Picture. Filmed in multiple locations including Bavaria and Berlin.

Victoria (2015)
Sebastian Schipper
After a young Spanish woman moves to Berlin, she meets a local man. During a night out with him and his friends, a troubling secret is revealed and the night turns dangerous. Filmed in Berlin.

The Beach (2000)
Danny Boyle
Richard, a nicotine-addicted traveler, finds a map in a Bangkok hotel that supposedly leads to a legendary island paradise where some other wayward souls have settled. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
Beeban Kidron
This story picks up four weeks after the first film. Now that Bridget Jones is in love, she begins to question if what she has is everything she has dreamed of having. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
David Lean
Set during World War II, this film tells the story of British prisoners who are ordered to build a bridge to accommodate the Burma–Siam railway. Filmed in multiple locations in Sri Lanka including Colombo.

Baraka (1992)
Ron Fricke
This moving documentary takes viewers around the world to villages, natural landscapes, forests, volcanoes and many other places to emphasize what is found in these places. Camera footage, without words, shows both the good and the bad, eventually coming full circle. Filmed in multiple locations including Cambodia, Ecuador, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Nepal and more.

City of Ghosts (2003)
Matt Dillon
When an international scam in which a con man is involved goes sour, he flees to mysterious Southeast Asia to get his promised cut. Filmed in multiple locations including Cambodia and Bangkok, Thailand.

The Legend of Suriyothai (2001)
Chatrichalerm Yukol
This film follows the life of Queen Suriyothai, from her youth until her death. Regarded by Thai people as a great feminist, the queen is presented as an opinionated and determined woman. Originally titled Suriyothai. Filmed in Thailand.

Long Long Time Ago (2016)
Jack Neo
This comedy-drama is about one family’s trials and tribulations from 1965 to the early 1970s. As they journey through the years, from a humble home to a modern flat, they witness their nation’s growth and face many challenges that require perseverance.

Let’s Eat! (2016)
Chapman To
Rosemary, the daughter of a restaurant owner, wants to modernize the restaurant and reduce costs, but the restaurant’s traditional chef, Dai Hung, does not see eye to eye with Rosemary. Filmed in Malaysia and Singapore.

Lust, Caution (2007)
Ang Lee
After losing his wife, two sons and two other women, Old Wu is losing patience with his attempts to assassinate Yee, an important official in Japanese-ruled Shanghai. Old Wu enlists Kuang, Mak Tai Tai and their drama student friends, but the assassination does not happen. Years later, Mak Tai Tai meets Yee again, and this time she is determined to succeed. Originally titled Se, jie. Filmed in multiple locations throughout China and Malaysia.

Lost in Thailand (2012)
Zheng Xu
This Chinese comedy follows the adventures of three men. One, a scientist, decides to travel to Thailand to get his boss’s approval on an invention he has created that will secure his future. His coworker follows with intentions of stopping him because he wants to sell the invention to a French company. And on the plane, one of the men meets a man who is traveling to Thailand to fulfill items on his bucket list. Originally titled Ren zai jiong tu: Tai jiong. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok, Thailand and Beijing, China.

Only God Forgives (2013)
Nicolas Winding Refn
A prosperous drug smuggler in Bangkok’s criminal underworld is about to have his world turned upside down when his mother wants him to avenge his brother’s death. Filmed in Bangkok.

The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Guy Hamilton
James Bond is called in to investigate the death of a scientist working on a powerful solar cell and finds himself chasing down famed assassin Francisco Scaramanga. In Bangkok, “007” is captured and placed in a dojo. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Roger Spottiswoode
When Elliot Carver tries to entice the United Kingdom and China into World War III by starting trouble over British and Chinese waters, James Bond must stop him. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok, Phuket and London.

Two Brothers (2004)
Jean-Jacques Annaud
This film follows the adventures of twin tiger cubs that were born among the temple ruins of an exotic jungle. Separated as cubs, the two tigers meet up again years later, but as forced enemies. Originally titled Deux frères. Filmed in multiple locations including Cambodia and Bangkok, Thailand.

Samsara (2012)
Ron Fricke
This documentary transports viewers to sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes and natural wonders. Shot on 70-millimeter film and filmed over nearly five years in 25 countries on five continents; locations include Tokyo, Japan; Shanghai, China; and Bangkok, Thailand.

Victory (1996)
Mark Peploe
When Axel Heyst makes a stop at a hotel in the port city of Surabaya, a young woman who is in danger asks him for help. They flee to Axel’s home on a nearby secluded island, but the dangerous men searching for her find out where they have gone and pursue them. Filmed in Indonesia and Malaysia.

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
Barry Levinson
When an unorthodox and irreverent DJ is stationed in Vietnam to bring humor to Armed Forces Radio, he begins to shake things up. Filmed in Bangkok and Phuket.

Heart 2 Heart (2010)
Nayato Fio Nuala
While Indah is on vacation with her family, she meets Pandu and they form a friendship that leads them on adventures to the beautiful forests, tea gardens and lakes of Bogor. When the family vacation ends, Indah returns to Jakarta, but is involved in a tragic accident that leaves her speechless and blind. She falls into a deep depression, while Pandu searches for her.

Joni’s Promise (2005)
Joko Anwar
Joni, a film delivery man, meets a pretty woman who agrees to tell him her name only if he is able to deliver the reels of the film she is on her way to watch on time. Joni is confident that he can deliver the reels, but the rest of the world seems determined to stop him. Originally titled Janji Joni. Filmed in Jakarta.

Entrapment (1999)
Jon Amiel
When a highly secured piece of art is stolen, an insurance agent works her way into the life of the head thief in the hopes of finding the art. Thinking she wants to join him on heists, the burglar puts her through strenuous training before their first job together. With the promise of a big payout, the insurance agent seems to be enjoying the game. Filmed in multiple locations including Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and London, England.

Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
Michael Anderson and John Farrow
This adventure comedy is an adaptation of Jules Verne’s novel about a Victorian Englishman who bets that, with the new railways and steamships, he can go around the world in 80 days. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok, Thailand; Hong Kong, China; London, England; and Madrid, Spain.

The Lion and the Mouse (2009)

Lucinda Spurling


The intriguing relationship between Bermuda and America is explored as the film looks back at the birth of America and the deciding conflicts and characters that have shaped the last four centuries for both countries. Filmed in Bermuda and Virginia, United States.

The Deep (1977)

Peter Yates


A couple become involved in a dangerous conflict with treasure hunters when they discover a deadly shipwreck in Bermudan waters. Filmed in Bermuda, Australia and the British Virgin Islands.

Bermuda Cockleshells (1957)

Harry W. Smith


This short film chronicles a race at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club for a special class of sailboat known as the Bermuda Fitted Dinghy. Filmed in Hamilton, Bermuda.

Rare Bird (2006)

Lucinda Spurling


The Cahow bird, believed extinct, is found on the island paradise of Bermuda. As the island is ravaged by a hurricane, will the species once again slip into oblivion? Based on a true story. Filmed in Bermuda.

The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005)
John Henderson
This touching family film set in Edinburgh follows a West Highland White Terrier who refuses to leave the graveside of his deceased owner. Filmed in Scotland, UK and Lancashire, England, UK.

A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
Richard Lester
This British comedy stars the Beatles during the Beatlemania heyday. On their way to a London television broadcast, the Beatles find themselves sidetracked by Paul’s unconventional grandfather and Ringo, who goes missing right before the concert is to be televised. Filmed in multiple locations throughout England.

Atonement  (2007)
Joe Wright
Based on the novel by Ian McEwan, this powerful film unfolds over six decades, beginning in the 1930s when a crime with far-reaching consequences is committed. It won a Golden Globe for Best Picture. Filmed in multiple locations including Dover.

The Danish Poet (2006)
Torill Kove
This Oscar winner for Best Animated Short Film tells the tale of a poet who travels to Norway in search of inspiration. When he arrives, he falls in love with a farmer’s daughter; however, circumstances separate the two until they reunite many years later.

Darkest Hour (2017)
Joe Wright
When Winston Churchill replaces Neville Chamberlain as the prime minister of the United Kingdom, he feels pressured to either begin peace negotiations with Hitler or take on the Nazi regime. This multi-award-winning film won Oscars for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role and Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling in 2018. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, Manchester and Yorkshire.

The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain  (1995)
Christopher Monger
When two English cartographers measure what is claimed to be the first mountain in Wales, they discover that it is not a mountain but a hill. The villagers become determined to turn their hill into a mountain, and must keep the cartographers from leaving until they reach their goal. Filmed in Wales, UK and Buckinghamshire, England, UK.

Edvard Munch (1974)
Peter Watkins
This biopic of Norway’s famed expressionist painter spans 30 years of the artist’s life, focusing on the factors that shaped his worldview and artistic sensibilities—from disease and loss to his affair with a married woman.

Coming Up Roses (1986)
Stephen Bayly
When the last remaining cinema in a small Welsh town closes its doors forever, the ice cream vendor and the projectionist find themselves out of work. Together, they decide to grow mushrooms in the closed movie house. Filmed in Wales.

Barry Lyndon (1975)
Stanley Kubrick
Regarded as one of Kubrick’s finest, this film tells the story of an Irish rogue who wins over a wealthy widow so that he can take her dead husband’s position as an aristocrat in 18th-century England. It offers a fine portrayal of English society and class. The film won four Academy Awards, and Kubrick was nominated for a Best Director Oscar. Filmed in multiple locations throughout Ireland and England.

Blow-Up (1966)
Michelangelo Antonioni
This film is about a glamorous fashion photographer who lives life to the fullest. When he sees a beautiful yet mysterious woman in a park, he photographs her to her dismay. Originally titled Blowup. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

Closing the Ring (2007)
Richard Attenborough
When Jimmy, a young adult living in Belfast, finds a ring near the site of a crashed B-17, he is determined to return the ring to “Ethel,” the woman whose name is inscribed on it. When Jimmy finds Ethel, passionate stories from the past are brought into the present. Filmed in multiple locations including Belfast.

Birth of the Beatles (1979)
Richard Marquand
Learn about the Beatles during the Hamburg years when they signed with Brian Epstein, just before their rise during the 1960s. Filmed in multiple locations including Liverpool and Hamburg, Germany.

Braveheart (1995)
Mel Gibson
This sweeping biopic of William Wallace, the 13th-century warrior who led Scotland to independence against King Edward I of England, won Oscars for Best Picture, Director and Cinematography. Mel Gibson famously brought the leader to life as actor and the Scottish Highlands to life as director. Filmed in multiple locations including Edinburgh.

Local Hero (1983)
Bill Forsyth
In this quirky and delightful film, Peter Riegert plays an oil company executive sent to Scotland to purchase a tiny, picturesque village. Burt Lancaster plays the eccentric head of the company. Filmed in multiple locations throughout Highland, Scotland.

Letter to Brezhnev (1985)
Chris Bernard
When Peter and Sergei, two Soviet sailors, spend one night in Liverpool they meet two women, Elaine and Theresa. Elaine and Peter fall in love, but Peter and Sergei must board their ship the next day. Elaine decides to write a letter to Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev, asking to be reunited with Peter. This film was a winner at the Quimper New Wave Festival in 1986 and the Venice Film Festival in 1985. Filmed in multiple locations including Liverpool.

Land and Freedom (1995)
Ken Loach
In the spring of 1936, a young unemployed journalist leaves his hometown of Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. This film won two Cannes Film Festival awards. Filmed in Mirambel, Spain and Liverpool, England.

Long Way Round (TV)  (2004)
David Alexanian and Russ Malki
Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman travel the world via motorcycles. Equipped with onboard cameras and one ride-along cameraman, Ewan and Charley travel 19,000 miles from London to New York. Filmed in multiple locations including Calgary, London and Luxembourg.

Les Misérables (2012)
Tom Hooper
Set in revolutionary Paris, this epic musical retells Victor Hugo’s timeless tale of Jean Valjean, who vows to turn his life of crime around despite being doggedly chased by Inspector Javert. The story culminates as turmoil engulfs Paris, leading to the Paris Uprising of 1832. Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway star; Hathaway won an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London; Portsmouth, Hampshire; and France.

Macbeth (1971)
Roman Polanski
Though the story of Macbeth, the Scottish king who rose to power via treachery and murder, has been told countless times, perhaps no film aroused as much controversy as Roman Polanski’s, being called both unsettling and compelling. Filmed in multiple locations throughout England and Wales.

The Mighty Celt (2005)
Pearse Elliott
Fourteen-year-old Donal works in a kennel and discovers a passion for greyhound racing. The owner of the kennel, Good Joe, promises Donal that he can have his favorite greyhound, The Mighty Celt, if he wins three races in a row. Filmed in multiple locations including Belfast.

Oliver Twist (1948)
David Lean
Based on the Charles Dickens novel, Oliver Twist is the story of a boy who is orphaned when his mother dies after giving birth in a workhouse. Oliver is placed in a juvenile home but eventually ends up back at the workhouse; he escapes and travels to London, where he becomes involved with a gang of juveniles. Filmed in England.

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Justin Chadwick
Sisters Anne and Mary Boleyn each seek the love of the passionate King Henry VIII during an important time in European history. Filmed in multiple locations including Dover.

Memorias del desarrollo (2010)
Miguel Coyula
This award-winning film is about an educated man who decides to leave the Cuban revolution and his homeland to explore the “developed” world, including London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. The more he travels, the more he finds himself feeling like a stranger in strange lands. Filmed in multiple locations including Havana, London, Paris and Tokyo.

Maikol Yordan Traveling Lost (2014)
Miguel Alejandro Gómez
Maikol Yordan’s family farm is close to being sold by a bank. With the hope of paying off the bank debt, Maikol enters contests and promotions and wins a trip to Europe. Originally titled Maikol Yordan de Viaje Perdido. Filmed in Costa Rica, England, France and Italy.

The Medallion (2003)
Gordon Chan
While Hong Kong detective Eddie Yang is working with Interpol to catch international criminal Snakehead, he dies but is brought back to life when the two halves of an ancient medallion are joined together by a boy who is considered the chosen one. This medallion transforms Eddie into an immortal warrior. Filmed in multiple locations including Hong Kong, China; Dublin, Ireland; and Thailand.

The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Guy Hamilton
James Bond is called in to investigate the death of a scientist working on a powerful solar cell and finds himself chasing down famed assassin Francisco Scaramanga. In Bangkok, “007” is captured and placed in a dojo. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Ring of Bright Water (1969)
Jack Couffer
When Graham Merrill takes Mij, a pet shop otter, away from London to the coast of Scotland, the two friends begin exploring all the beauty surrounding them. While Mij swims and plays in the cold sea, Graham begins to fall for the town doctor, Mary. Filmed in multiple locations including London, England and various locations throughout Scotland.

Rob Roy (1995)
Michael Caton-Jones
Set in early 18th-century Scotland, this film is about Rob Roy MacGregor, a Scottish clan chief who battles with a nobleman in the Scottish Highlands. This film garnered an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Tim Roth. Filmed in Scotland, UK.

Rob Roy (1995)
Michael Caton-Jones
Set in early 18th-century Scotland, this film is about Rob Roy MacGregor, a Scottish clan chief who battles with a nobleman in the Scottish Highlands. This film garnered an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Tim Roth. Filmed in Scotland, UK.

To the Arctic 3D (2012)
Greg MacGillivray
This documentary shows the reality of surviving in the wilderness. Follow the lives of a mother polar bear and her twin 7-month-old cubs as they navigate their way through melting ice, mammoth glaciers, mountain peaks and stunning waterfalls.

This Is the Sea (1998)
Mary McGuckian
The romance between Hazel, a Protestant, and Malachy, a Catholic, is uncertain. Rohan, a friend of Malachy’s brother, wants to recruit Malachy to fight for the cause, and Hazel’s brother, Jef, is keeping watch on the relationship by spying on Hazel’s meetings with Malachy. Filmed in multiple locations including Belfast and Dublin.

Simon King’s Shetland Diaries (TV) (2010)
Nick Shoolingin-Jordan
Simon King, a wildlife cameraman and presenter, moves to the Shetland Islands with his family to live through the changing seasons.

The Shore (2012)
Terry George
This short film tells the story of Joe and Paddy, two friends who were separated by the conflicts in Northern Ireland. Joe and Paddy eventually meet again, but not for 25 years. The film won the 2012 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film. Filmed in Northern Ireland, UK.

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Roger Spottiswoode
When Elliot Carver tries to entice the United Kingdom and China into World War III by starting trouble over British and Chinese waters, James Bond must stop him. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok, Phuket and London.

To Kill a King (2003)
Mike Barker
This movie, about friendships and politics, recounts the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I. Filmed in multiple locations including Dover.

The Trip (2010)
Michael Winterbottom
When The Observer assigns Steve Coogan to review some of England’s best restaurants, Steve is excited to take his girlfriend along. But when she backs out, Steve reluctantly decides to take his best friend, Rob Brydon. Filmed in multiple locations in England.

Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Ang Lee
When Elinor, Marianne and Margaret are taken in by a cousin after their father dies, the opportunity for the young women to marry becomes challenging. Family disapprovals and a forced separation, as well as mismatched love, test the strengths of budding romantic relationships. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

The Queen (2006)
Stephen Frears
Dame Helen Mirren turns in an Oscar-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth in this film that profiles the Queen’s attempts to treat Princess Diana’s death as a private family matter. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Paris and Scotland.

Young Winston (1972)
Richard Attenborough
This historical drama tells the story of Sir Winston Churchill, from his unhappy childhood to his time as a war correspondent in the Second Boer War to his first election to Parliament at the young age of 26. Filmed in multiple locations including Morocco and England.

The King’s Choice (2016)
Erik Poppe
This film is based on a true event that took place during World War II. When German armed forces invade neutral Norway, the royal family must flee. Crown Princess Märtha escapes to Sweden with the children, while Crown Prince Olav and King Haakon VII depart to a farming region near Elverum where they will meet German troops head-on. Originally titled Kongens nei.

Kaleidoscope (1966)
Jack Smight
Warren Beatty and Susannah York star in this crime film about a playboy who infiltrates a manufacturer of playing cards so he can win big at card tables throughout Europe, including the famous Monte Carlo Casino where some of the movie was shot. Filmed in England.

The King’s Speech  (2010)
Tom Hooper
 

Before becoming King George VI, “Bertie” suffered emotionally from stuttering, which many viewed as a reason why he should not be king. With the help of a radical speech therapist, George is finally able to manage his stuttering and gain the confidence needed to lead the country through war. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London; Buckinghamshire, England; and Berkshire, England.

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
Mike Newell
This film follows Charles and his friends as they attend four weddings and one funeral. After wondering if he will ever experience true love, Charles, a committed bachelor, thinks that he has found the one when he meets an American woman, Carrie. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

The Vikings (1958)
Richard Fleischer
This adventure was produced by and stars Kirk Douglas, along with Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh. Based on the sagas of the Norse ruler Ragnar Lodbrok, it was filmed primarily amid the grandeur of Norway’s fjords. Filmed in multiple locations including Croatia, Germany and Norway.

Gregory’s Girl (1981)
Bill Forsyth
In this coming-of-age romantic comedy, awkward teen Gregory is infatuated with a girl at school and, upon getting a date with one of her friends, must navigate the complexities of young love and the envy of his equally awkward friends. Filmed in North Lanarkshire, Scotland and Strathclyde, Scotland.

Gosford Park (2001)
Robert Altman
In this period mystery-drama, co-written by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, a dinner party at an English country house is disrupted by a murder, affecting the lives of both the upstairs guests and the downstairs servants. The movie boasts an incredible ensemble cast, including Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Derek Jacobi and Clive Owen. Fellowes received a Best Writing Oscar for his contribution. Filmed in England.

Kon-Tiki (2012)
Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg
In this dramatic retelling of Thor Heyerdahl’s 4,300-mile expedition of 1947, the Norwegian explorer proves naysayers wrong by sailing a balsa wood raft across the Pacific from South America to Polynesia. Filmed in multiple locations including Bulgaria, Malta, Norway, Sweden and Thailand.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
Ronald Neame
Maggie Smith stars in this film version of the stage production, winning an Oscar for her performance. She plays a strong-willed instructor in a private 1930s Edinburgh school, teaching her own romanticized curriculum to her 12-year-old students. A fine portrayal of Scottish manners in the 1960s. Filmed in Edinburgh.

Hedd Wyn (1996)
Paul Turner
Hedd Wyn is a young poet competing for the most sought-after Welsh poetry prize: chair of the National Eisteddfod. But before the winner is chosen, Hedd is sent off to fight in World War I. Hedd Wyn was the first Welsh-language film to be nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. Filmed in Wales, UK.

Hamlet (1990)
Franco Zeffirelli
When Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, learns that his father was killed by his Uncle Claudius in order to obtain the throne, Hamlet plans his revenge. Filmed in multiple locations in Scotland, UK.

The Heroes of Telemark (1965)
Anthony Mann
Kirk Douglas and Richard Harris star in this film about the World War II Norwegian resistance against German troops, who were manufacturing a component for the atomic bomb. Filmed in Norway.

Indiscreet (1958)
Stanley Donen
This British romantic comedy is about an actress, Anna Kalman, who has given up on love. When Anna meets Philip Adams, a man whom she thinks is married, they fall in love. Instead of being a married man who is pretending to be single, Philip is actually single and pretending to be married. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

The Iron Lady (2011)
Phyllida Lloyd
In this biopic, Meryl Streep plays former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, teetering on the edge of reality with dementia and recalling her rise and fall. Streep won an Oscar for her performance. Filmed in London.

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Mel Stuart
A group of American tourists takes an 18-day guided bus tour of nine European countries (from London to Rome) and humor ensues. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Luxembourg, Rome and Venice.

A Long Way Down (2014)
Pascal Chaumeil
When four suicidal strangers find themselves on the same roof on New Year’s Eve, their plans for death are interrupted as they form a bond that helps each of them face the difficulties in their lives. Filmed in London.

Agnes of God (1985)
Norman Jewison
When Sister Agnes gives birth at a convent and the baby dies, she has no memory of the event and an investigation begins. Mother Superior Miriam Ruth wants Agnes to be left alone, while a psychiatrist wants to help her as well as uncover any wrongdoers. Filmed in multiple locations including Montreal and Toronto.

Dunkirk (2017)
Christopher Nolan
Alternating among three different time periods, this film is about Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France who are stranded on Dunkirk during World War II and waiting for rescue while being surrounded by the German Army. This multi-award-winning film won three Oscars in 2018. Filmed in multiple locations including France, The Netherlands and the UK.

Emma (1996)
Douglas McGrath
Emma Woodhouse has not the slightest idea about her own feelings on love, but is perpetually trying to set up men and women who are wrong for each other. This film won three awards and was nominated for seven. Filmed in multiple locations including Dorset, England; London, England; and Somerset, England.

Black Robe (1991)
Bruce Beresford
Set in Quebec, New France, 1634, this film is about Jesuits who travel up the St. Lawrence River to make contact with a mission in the Huron nation. A young Jesuit priest attempts to convert the tribes while surviving the harsh winter. Filmed in multiple locations including Saguenay.

Cry of the Wild (1973)
Bill Mason
Filmed over three years in the Northwest Territories, British Columbia, the High Arctic and near the Gatineau Hills in Quebec, this nature documentary offers viewers access to moments never before seen on film, and dispels the myth of the bloodthirsty wolf. Filmed in multiple locations including Gatineau Hills and the Northwest Territories.

My Uncle Antoine (1971)
Claude Jutra
Told from the point of view of a 15-year-old boy, this film examines life in the Maurice Duplessis–era Asbestos region of rural Quebec prior to the Asbestos Strike of 1949. This film was selected as the Canadian entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 44th Academy Awards. Originally titled Mon oncle Antoine. Filmed in Quebec.

The Red Violin (1998)
François Girard
This film follows a famous Nicolò Bussotti violin as a collector tries to establish the identity and secrets of “the red violin” in a story that spans four centuries and five countries. This film received an Academy Award for Best Original Score. Originally titled Le violon rouge. Filmed in multiple locations including Montreal, Canada; Vienna, Austria; and Shanghai, China.

The Shape of Water (2017)
Guillermo del Toro
Elisa, an orphan and a mute, cleans labs at a top-secret research facility. When she discovers a classified experiment on an amphibious creature, her life is changed forever. This multi-award-winning film won the Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year in 2018. Filmed in multiple locations throughout Ontario, Canada.

The Key (1958)
Carol Reed
When David Ross, an ex-American military man, is assigned to captain a tug for the British military, his old friend, Captain Chris Ford, introduces him to Stella, Chris’s beautiful, reclusive flatmate. This film won Best British Actor and was nominated for Best British Screenplay at the BAFTA awards. Filmed in the Isle of Portland, Dorset, England; Hertfordshire, England; and Oxfordshire, England.

1981 (2009)
Ricardo Trogi
This charming coming-of-age film captures the 1980s with remarkable detail. Filmmaker Ricardo Trogi recalls the events surrounding a family move to a new neighborhood when he was 11 years old. Filmed in Quebec.

Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
Thomas Vinterberg
This film follows the life of independent Bathsheba Everdene and her exploration of love and relationships when three different suitors (a sheep farmer, a sergeant and a prosperous bachelor) vie for her attention. This film won two awards and was nominated for 11. Filmed in multiple locations including Buckinghamshire, England; Dorset, England; and Somerset, England.

High Society (1956)
Charles Walters
Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra star in this musical comedy about wealthy Newport, Rhode Island socialite Tracy Samantha Lord and the three men who love her. Filmed in multiple locations including Rhode Island.

Death in Venice (1971)
Luchino Visconti
This faithful adaptation of Thomas Mann’s well-known novella depicts a work-obsessed composer seeking solace at a Venetian seaside resort who becomes infatuated with a beautiful adolescent, whom he follows through the city’s palazzi and medieval streets. Filmed in Venice.

Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Woody Allen
The lives of an upper-class Manhattan family are conveyed in song as they travel from New York to Paris to Venice in this whimsical musical comedy starring Julia Roberts, Alan Alda, Edward Norton and Goldie Hawn. Filmed in Venice and various locations throughout England.

Bread and Tulips (2000)
Silvio Soldini
This romantic comedy follows a housewife who gets left behind during a family vacation. As she makes her way home, she impulsively detours to Venice and builds a new life—only to be admonished by her sister to return to her old one. Originally titled Pane e tulipani. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome, Salerno and Venice.

Carthage in Flames (1960)
Carmine Gallone
This Italian historic drama chronicles the final days of the Punic Wars as the Roman Empire descends upon Carthage. Filmed in Rome, Italy.

La Perla del Mar (2013)
Joachim Jung
Maria, a singer in the Canary Islands, is 86 but performs with jazz musicians much younger than herself. This documentary shows how being in tune with your surroundings can play a significant role in life. Filmed in the Canary Islands.

Land and Freedom (1995)
Ken Loach
In the spring of 1936, a young unemployed journalist leaves his hometown of Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. This film won two Cannes Film Festival awards. Filmed in Mirambel, Spain and Liverpool, England.

Man of La Mancha (1972)
Arthur Hiller
Peter O’Toole and Sophia Loren star in this film adaptation of the much-loved musical. In this “play within a play,” Cervantes casts himself as the mad and wandering knight-errant Don Quixote, enlisting fellow prisoners to play supporting roles as he awaits trial with the Spanish Inquisition.

Marius and Jeannette (1997)
Robert Guédiguian
When Marius and Jeannette, two people who are both struggling in life, meet, they learn how to be happy again. Originally titled Marius et Jeannette. This film won six awards, including Best Actress, at the César Awards and Best Film at the Lumières Awards. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Marseille (2004)
Angela Schanelec
When Sophie wants to get away from Berlin, she swaps her apartment for one in Marseille so she can photograph the city. Filmed in Berlin, Germany and Marseille, France.

Marius (2013)
Daniel Auteuil
Marius owns and runs the La Marine Bar with his father, but dreams of setting off to a faraway land. He has been secretly in love with Fanny since childhood, and she him. When Marius is offered a job on an exploratory ship, Fanny confesses her love for him and Marius must choose between her and the sea. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Money for Nothing (1932)
Monty Banks
In this prince-and-the-pauper story, a down-and-out gambler is mistaken for a wealthy man in Monte Carlo. Filmed in England.

The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935)
Stephen Roberts
In this romantic comedy set after World War I, a beautiful young woman tricks a Russian aristocrat into returning to Monte Carlo after he has broken the bank at its casino. But after stealing his money, she falls in love with him. This film features nice shots of early 20th-century Monte Carlo. Filmed in Monte Carlo.

Maikol Yordan Traveling Lost (2014)
Miguel Alejandro Gómez
Maikol Yordan’s family farm is close to being sold by a bank. With the hope of paying off the bank debt, Maikol enters contests and promotions and wins a trip to Europe. Originally titled Maikol Yordan de Viaje Perdido. Filmed in Costa Rica, England, France and Italy.

To Catch a Thief (1955)
Alfred Hitchcock
Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star in this romantic thriller about a retired cat burglar trying to entrap another burglar who is preying on wealthy tourists on the French Riviera. Hitchcock nicely conveys the glamour and energy of Monte Carlo, and the movie won an Oscar for Best Cinematography. Filmed in multiple locations including France and Monaco.

Senso (1954)
Luchino Visconti
A feast for the eyes set in 1860s Italy, this melodrama plays out against the atmospheric backdrop of Venice, from La Fenice Opera House to St. Mark’s Square. Filmed in Rome and Venice.

Summertime (1955)
David Lean
Katharine Hepburn is an American schoolteacher who takes a dream trip to Venice and finds herself entangled and in love with a married man. Lean won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director. Both Hepburn and Lean received Academy Award nominations. Filmed in Venice.

Spectre (2015)
Sam Mendes
A cryptic message sends James Bond to Mexico City and then Rome, where he uncovers a sinister organization known as Spectre. As Bond learns more about Spectre, he discovers a connection between himself and the enemy he seeks. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome.

Youth (2015)
Paolo Sorrentino
When two longtime friends go on vacation in Switzerland, they spend their time in an elegant hotel sharing stories about their children, other hotel guests and their day-to-day lives. Fred, a retired conductor and composer, learns that someone wants to hear him conduct again, while Mick, a film director, is determined to finish the screenplay for his final film. Filmed in multiple locations including Kanton Bern, Switzerland; Rome, Italy; and Venice, Italy.

The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Iain Softley
Based on Henry James’s novel, this intelligent film follows American heiress Milly Theale, played by Helena Bonham Carter. After she is stricken ill, she travels to Venice, where family and friends swirl around her with both good intentions and bad. Filmed in multiple locations including Venice.

Walking on Sunshine (2014)
Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini
Set in a stunning coastal village in present-day Italy, this musical romance follows Maddie, a woman who decides to marry a man after a speedy romance. When Maddie invites her sister, Taylor, to the wedding, it is revealed that the man Maddie is going to marry is the same man with whom Taylor had a holiday fling years earlier. Filmed in the Salento region of Puglia.

Kaleidoscope (1966)
Jack Smight
Warren Beatty and Susannah York star in this crime film about a playboy who infiltrates a manufacturer of playing cards so he can win big at card tables throughout Europe, including the famous Monte Carlo Casino where some of the movie was shot. Filmed in England.

Fanny (2013)
Daniel Auteuil
The second part of the “Marseille trilogy,” Fanny is now abandoned by Marius and pregnant. Her mother and Marius’s father, César, encourages Fanny to open herself up to the advances of an older, wealthy man. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Woody Allen
While on a summer holiday in Spain, girlfriends Vicky (Rebecca Hall) and Cristina (Scarlett Johansson) take a tour of wildly romantic Barcelona and become enamored with the same painter (Javier Bardem), unaware that his tempestuous ex-wife (Penélope Cruz) is about to re-enter the picture. Cruz won an Oscar for her performance, and the film won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. Filmed in multiple locations including Barcelona.

Grace of Monaco (2014)
Olivier Dahan
This French-American film traces the glamorous life of Grace Kelly, the American actress who left her film career to marry Prince Rainier III of Monaco. The movie includes sweeping shots of the French Riviera. Nicole Kidman plays the starring role. Filmed in multiple locations including France, Italy and Monaco.

Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Roberto Benigni
In this Oscar winner for Best Leading Actor and Best Foreign Language Film, a Jewish Italian father shields his son from the horrors of life in a concentration camp by making up stories about the daily events for the boy to reinterpret. Originally titled La vita è bella. Filmed in multiple locations including Tuscany.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

The Postman (1994)
Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this gift to woo the local beauty, Beatrice. Originally titled Il postino. Filmed in Naples and Sicily.

The Great Beauty (2013)
Paolo Sorrentino
After his 65th birthday, witty and arrogant novelist Jep Gambardella is blindsided by an ex-lover’s secret. He begins to reexamine his lavish lifestyle—frequenting nightclubs, parties and cafés—to seek a different side of Rome. Originally titled La grande bellezza. Filmed in various locations throughout Rome.

Roman Holiday (1953)
William Wyler
Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck star in this romantic comedy about a reporter following a royal princess who attempts to remain incognito as she sightsees in Rome. Hepburn won a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance. Filmed in Rome.

My Friends (1975)
Mario Monicelli
Childhood friends Necchi, Perozzi, Melandri and Mascetti all live in Florence and spend as much time together as possible, traveling around Tuscany telling terrible jokes to anyone who will listen. Melandri falls in love with a professor’s wife; the love does not last, but the professor ends up becoming a great friend to the four men. Originally titled Amici miei. Filmed in Florence.

All About My Mother (1999)
Pedro Almodóvar
In this comedy-drama, a nurse who oversees organ transplants loses her son in a car crash. To break the news to the boy’s father, whom he never knew, she journeys to Barcelona, revisiting colorful characters from her old life and meeting new ones along the way. The film won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. Filmed in multiple locations including A Coruña, Barcelona and Madrid.

La Dolce Vita (1960)
Federico Fellini
Fellini’s classic drama follows a journalist, played by Marcello Mastroianni, through Rome for seven days as he searches for love, happiness and the good life; widely considered one of the best films of all time, it features the famous scene in the Trevi Fountain with Anita Ekberg. Filmed in Rome.

Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
Audrey Wells
Based on Frances Mayes’s best-selling memoir, this lighthearted film tells the story of a recently divorced writer, played by Diane Lane, who buys a Tuscan villa with the hope of changing her life. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome and Salerno.

Marsal (1999)
Vinko Brešan
In this light comedy, the ghost of revolutionary Marshall Tito appears to some citizens on the Dalmatian island of Vis. As news spreads, the mayor sees the event as a tourist attraction and, to capitalize on Tito’s ghost, transforms Vis into a Communist-era outpost.

The Horseman (2003)
Branko Ivanda
This fascinating film is set in the early 18th century in the place where the borders of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice meet. The action and conflicts examine the struggles of living between two empires and two faiths: Catholicism and Islam. Originally titled Konjanik. Filmed in Zadar.

How the War Started on My Island (1996)
Vinko Brešan
In this bold black comedy, it is 1991 on an unnamed Croatian island and the Croatian parliament has declared the island’s independence from Yugoslavia. But conscripts from the Yugoslav People’s Army barricade themselves in a garrison, refusing to leave. Originally titled Kako je počeo rat na mom otoku. Filmed in Primosten and Šibenik.

Alexander (2004)
Oliver Stone
Based on the life of Alexander the Great, this epic historic drama with Colin Farrell in the title role focuses on the king’s great conquests and his relationships with his parents; his wife, Roxana; and his tutor, Aristotle.

Casino Royale (2006)
Martin Campbell
In Daniel Craig’s first role playing James Bond, the British agent travels to an extravagant Montenegrin casino in order to strip the film’s villain of all his money. BAFTA Film Award winner for Best Sound and nominated for Best Screenplay. Filmed in multiple locations including Prague, Czech Republic; Venice, Italy; and Lake Como, Italy.

The Bicycle Thief (1948)
Vittorio De Sica
 

This moving film follows a poor, desperate father as he searches post-war Rome for his stolen bicycle; without it, he will lose the job that allows him to provide for his family. Filmed in Rome.

The Holy Queen (1947)
Henrique Campos, Aníbal Contreiras and Rafael Gil
One of many popular 1940s Spanish costume films, this historic drama portrays the life of Isabel of Aragon, the Spanish-born 14th-century queen of Portugal who rectified peace among different parties of the Portuguese court. Originally titled Reina santa.

Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
Vincent McEveety
In the third installment of this beloved Disney franchise, “Herbie the Love Bug”—an anthropomorphized Volkswagen Beetle—joins a rally from Paris to Monte Carlo with his race car–driving owner. The race is loosely based on the famed Monte Carlo Rally, which culminates in the Mediterranean city. Filmed in multiple locations including Monte Carlo, Monaco and Paris, France.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Steven Spielberg
With nothing more than a diary that contains clues and a map showing the location of the famous Holy Grail, Indiana Jones and museum curator Marcus Brody set out to find Jones’s father and the Holy Grail before the Nazis do. Filmed in multiple locations including Andalusia, Spain; Venice, Italy; and Petra, Jordan.

The Spanish Apartment (2002)
Cédric Klapisch
This French-Spanish film is the first in a trilogy that focuses on Xavier, a young economics student who travels to Barcelona for a European exchange program. Xavier finds an apartment with six international students and is immersed into a cultural melting pot. Originally titled L’Auberge Espagnole. Filmed in Barcelona.

Biutiful (2010)
Alejandro González Iñárritu
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Uxbal, a single father of two, is forced to reckon with his life in order to escape crime in underground Barcelona and regain spiritual insight. Filmed in Barcelona and Navarra.

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Mel Stuart
A group of American tourists takes an 18-day guided bus tour of nine European countries (from London to Rome) and humor ensues. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Luxembourg, Rome and Venice.

Barcelona (1994)
Whit Stillman
Set during the eighties, the film follows a pair of mismatched American cousins who banter about romance and politics while working in the beautiful city of Barcelona. Filmed in Spain and the United States.

Antonio Gaudí (1984)

Hiroshi Teshigahara


A spellbinding visual poem that takes viewers on a tour of Antonio Gaudí’s spectacular architecture in Barcelona, including his massive, still-unfinished masterpiece, La Sagrada Família.

Nous près, nous loin (1986)
Alain d’Aix
This documentary examines the Creole language and culture across four island territories in the Lesser Antilles: Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique and St. Lucia. This film is also known as Creole Connections. Filmed in Dominica, Guadeloupe and Martinique.

Bread and Tulips (2000)
Silvio Soldini
This romantic comedy follows a housewife who gets left behind during a family vacation. As she makes her way home, she impulsively detours to Venice and builds a new life—only to be admonished by her sister to return to her old one. Originally titled Pane e tulipani. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome, Salerno and Venice.

Carthage in Flames (1960)
Carmine Gallone
This Italian historic drama chronicles the final days of the Punic Wars as the Roman Empire descends upon Carthage. Filmed in Rome, Italy.

Campfire (2004)
Joseph Cedar
When a widow with two teenaged daughters is ready to move on with her life and seeks to be accepted into a new ideologically based West Bank settlement, she finds she has many factors working against her, especially because there is no man in the household. Originally titled Medurat Hashevet.

Lemon Tree (2008)
Eran Riklis
This is the story of a Palestinian widow who lives simply in the West Bank’s occupied territory. When a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down, she must seek assistance to defend it. Originally titled Etz Limon. Filmed in multiple locations including Jerusalem.

The Last Homecoming (2008)
Korinna Avraamidou
A young couple from Athens travels to Cyprus to spend the summer with family, but their holiday soon turns serious when family members reveal betrayals, infidelities and passions. Originally titled O teleftaios gyrismos.

Outlaw Girl (1950)
Mario Camerini
Beppe Musolino is innocent but found guilty of murder. He escapes from prison and, while on the run, meets and falls in love with a village girl. Together they track down the people who were responsible for the guilty verdict. Originally titled Il Brigante Musolino. Filmed in Calabria, Italy.

Maikol Yordan Traveling Lost (2014)
Miguel Alejandro Gómez
Maikol Yordan’s family farm is close to being sold by a bank. With the hope of paying off the bank debt, Maikol enters contests and promotions and wins a trip to Europe. Originally titled Maikol Yordan de Viaje Perdido. Filmed in Costa Rica, England, France and Italy.

Roads and Oranges (2009)
Aliki Danezi-Knutsen
Two sisters, Dafni and Anna, are met with surprises and realizations about themselves when they go on a journey to find their missing father. Originally titled Dromoi kai portokalia. Filmed in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Senso (1954)
Luchino Visconti
A feast for the eyes set in 1860s Italy, this melodrama plays out against the atmospheric backdrop of Venice, from La Fenice Opera House to St. Mark’s Square. Filmed in Rome and Venice.

Spectre (2015)
Sam Mendes
A cryptic message sends James Bond to Mexico City and then Rome, where he uncovers a sinister organization known as Spectre. As Bond learns more about Spectre, he discovers a connection between himself and the enemy he seeks. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome.

Shirley Valentine (1989)
Lewis Gilbert
This comedy-drama follows a bored middle-aged housewife who escapes to Greece with a friend and falls in love with the owner of a tavern, rekindling her love of life and discovering her self-respect in the process. Nominated for two Academy Awards (Best Actress and Best Music) and three Golden Globes (Best Motion Picture, Best Actress and Best Music). Filmed in multiple locations including Mykonos.

Zorba the Greek (1964)
Michael Cacoyannis
In this drama based on the Nikos Kazantzakis novel, Anthony Quinn plays larger-than-life Zorba, who travels to Crete with a new friend to advise him in a burgeoning mining operation. Romantic and personal entanglements follow in this passion-filled film. Winner of three Academy Awards (for Cinematography, Art Direction and Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Lila Kedrova). Filmed in Crete, Greece.

Youth (2015)
Paolo Sorrentino
When two longtime friends go on vacation in Switzerland, they spend their time in an elegant hotel sharing stories about their children, other hotel guests and their day-to-day lives. Fred, a retired conductor and composer, learns that someone wants to hear him conduct again, while Mick, a film director, is determined to finish the screenplay for his final film. Filmed in multiple locations including Kanton Bern, Switzerland; Rome, Italy; and Venice, Italy.

Walking on Sunshine (2014)
Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini
Set in a stunning coastal village in present-day Italy, this musical romance follows Maddie, a woman who decides to marry a man after a speedy romance. When Maddie invites her sister, Taylor, to the wedding, it is revealed that the man Maddie is going to marry is the same man with whom Taylor had a holiday fling years earlier. Filmed in the Salento region of Puglia.

Waltz with Bashir (2008)
Ari Folman
An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict. Winner of a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film and an Academy Award nominee. Originally titled Vals Im Bashir.

33 Great Cities of Europe (2013)
Marlin Darrah
Filmed in high definition, this documentary takes you to Europe’s most famous regions and cities. With acclaimed filmmaker Marlin Darrah as your guide, discover their architecture, culture and history.

Footnote (2011)
Joseph Cedar
A father and son, rival professors at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, find themselves in a bitter confrontation over The Israel Prize, Israel’s most prestigious national award. Originally titled Hearat Shulayim.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

The Postman (1994)
Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this gift to woo the local beauty, Beatrice. Originally titled Il postino. Filmed in Naples and Sicily.

The Great Beauty (2013)
Paolo Sorrentino
After his 65th birthday, witty and arrogant novelist Jep Gambardella is blindsided by an ex-lover’s secret. He begins to reexamine his lavish lifestyle—frequenting nightclubs, parties and cafés—to seek a different side of Rome. Originally titled La grande bellezza. Filmed in various locations throughout Rome.

Roman Holiday (1953)
William Wyler
Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck star in this romantic comedy about a reporter following a royal princess who attempts to remain incognito as she sightsees in Rome. Hepburn won a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance. Filmed in Rome.

La Dolce Vita (1960)
Federico Fellini
Fellini’s classic drama follows a journalist, played by Marcello Mastroianni, through Rome for seven days as he searches for love, happiness and the good life; widely considered one of the best films of all time, it features the famous scene in the Trevi Fountain with Anita Ekberg. Filmed in Rome.

Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
Audrey Wells
Based on Frances Mayes’s best-selling memoir, this lighthearted film tells the story of a recently divorced writer, played by Diane Lane, who buys a Tuscan villa with the hope of changing her life. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome and Salerno.

The Two Faces of January (2014)
Hossein Amini
When glamorous American couple Chester and Colette arrive in Athens, they befriend a Greek-speaking American, Rydal, who becomes enraptured with Colette. Soon, Rydal is drawn into the dark side of Chester’s life. This film was nominated for three awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Crete, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Mamma Mia! (2008)
Phyllida Lloyd
When bride-to-be Sophie learns that she has three possible fathers, she invites each of them to her wedding without telling her mother. This British-American-Swedish romantic musical comedy was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and three BAFTA Awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Skopelos, Greece.

Alexander (2004)
Oliver Stone
Based on the life of Alexander the Great, this epic historic drama with Colin Farrell in the title role focuses on the king’s great conquests and his relationships with his parents; his wife, Roxana; and his tutor, Aristotle.

The Bicycle Thief (1948)
Vittorio De Sica
 

This moving film follows a poor, desperate father as he searches post-war Rome for his stolen bicycle; without it, he will lose the job that allows him to provide for his family. Filmed in Rome.

Jellyfish (2007)
Shira Geffen and Etgar Keret
This film tells the intersecting stories of three very different Israeli women living in Tel Aviv: Batya is a catering waitress who takes in an abandoned child; Keren is a young bride who breaks her leg; and Joy is a Philippine chore woman who does not speak any Hebrew. Originally titled Meduzot. Filmed in Tel Aviv.

Jakob the Liar (1999)
Peter Kassovitz
Set in a wartime Polish ghetto, this film stars Robin Williams as a shopkeeper who spreads hope among the imprisoned community by fabricating tales about approaching Allied advances, claiming he has heard such stories on his secret radio. Filmed in Hungary and Poland.

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Mel Stuart
A group of American tourists takes an 18-day guided bus tour of nine European countries (from London to Rome) and humor ensues. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Luxembourg, Rome and Venice.

Against All Odds (1984)
Taylor Hackford
After Terry Brogan is cut from a football team, he accepts a questionable job from a friend to find his friend’s girlfriend in Mexico. He finds her in Cozumel and falls in love. Filmed in multiple locations including Cozumel and the Yucatán Peninsula.

Dawn of the Maya (2003)
Graham Townsley
National Geographic explores new archaeological findings in a Preclassic Mayan civilization whose roots date back some 2,000 years, revealing that the Mayans lived in a thriving society including intricate artwork and massive pyramids.

End of the Spear (2005)
Jim Hanon
In 1956, after five missionaries in the jungles of Ecuador are speared to death by Waodani tribesmen, events unfold that change the lives of the Waodani tribe and the slain missionaries’ families. Filmed in Colón.

Everglades: America’s Treasure (2015)
Grace Shafir
See what it is like to go birding on uninhabited islands to count spoonbills, search for wood stork nests and explore the life of snail kites on Lake Okeechobee. Senator Bob Graham narrates this documentary about the beauty of Everglades National Park.

El cielo rojo (2008)
Miguel Alejandro Gómez
Berny, Manuel and Nestor are high school friends who have no plans for the future, partly because they do not think Costa Rica offers them any opportunities. The friends must handle their internal conflicts individually and as a group. Filmed in San José, Costa Rica.

La Quinceañera (2007)
Adam Taub
This short documentary shows a moving portrait of a Mexican family’s love and loyalty to each other. Ana Maria is about to turn 15, and her mother and five siblings want to make sure that her quinceañera is memorable, despite her father not being supportive of her special day. Filmed in Mexico.

Panama Hattie (1942)
Norman Z. McLeod
There is always something exciting happening at Hattie Maloney’s nightclub in the Panama Canal Zone, where she performs. When a sophisticated gentleman visits the saloon, sparks fly between him and Hattie. This musical features the music and lyrics of Cole Porter.

Passage to Panama: A Musical Journey (2008)
Fred Salaff
Panama is a small country, but its diverse musical history is vast due to Panama having been a transit route for people from all continents. This documentary shares interviews with Panamanian musicians, recording producers and others who share their love for the rich and colorful music of Panama. Filmed in Cuba and Panama.

Panama Canal Stories (2014)
Abner Benaim, Carolina Borrero, Luis Franco Brantley, Pinky Mon and Pituka Ortega-Heilbron
This film contains five short dramas that span a century of lives that have been impacted by the Panama Canal. Originally titled Historias del canal. Filmed in Colón.

Panama Canal in 3D: A Land Divided, a World United (2017)
Keith Melton
Narrated by Morgan Freeman, this documentary shows both the old and new Panama, from its Conquistador days to the French canal-digging to the American technology that transformed shipping and tropical medicine.

The Mosquito Coast (1986)
Peter Weir
After inventor Allie Fox becomes disenchanted with the American dream and begins to believe that a nuclear war is on the horizon, he sells his house and moves his family to Central America to live a quiet life in the jungle. Their life is anything but quiet as Allie continues to argue with his family and a local preacher. Filmed in multiple locations including Belize City, Belize and Baltimore, Maryland.

The Tailor of Panama (2001)
John Boorman
After a British spy has an affair with an ambassador’s wife, he is sent to Panama to uncover the president’s plans for the Panama Canal. He connects with a tailor, top political figures and gangsters, with the intent to topple the government. Filmed in Panama.

Spirit of My Mother (1999)
Ali Allie
This drama tells the story of Sonia, a single mother who journeys from Los Angeles to Honduras to embrace her cultural roots and grant her late mother’s request to perform a ceremony that will allow her to rest in peace. Surrounded by the Honduran landscape and traditional Garifuna music, Sonia moves gracefully into her new present.

Swing High, Swing Low  (1937)
Mitchell Leisen
When Maggie King misses her ship from Panama back to the United States while on a date with soldier Skid Johnson, she is forced to move in with Skid and his friend Harry. Maggie and Skid fall in love, but Skid becomes famous and risks everything, including his relationship with Maggie.

Salsipuedes (2016)
Ricardo Aguilar Navarro and Manuel Rodríguez
When Andrés Pimienta returns to Panama to attend his grandfather’s funeral after ten years of living in the United States, he meets his father, a former boxing champion and the reason why Andrés was sent to live in the United States. Andrés chooses to stay in Panama to learn about his family’s past. Filmed in Panama.

The Unseen Everglades: Inside a Legendary Wilderness (2015)
Charles J. Kropke
This documentary takes a look at the history and current state of the Everglades, as well as ways to preserve and restore its unique ecosystem.

Stranded N Dangriga (2013)
Ross Jordan
When a major TV show host is stranded in Dangriga, an up-and-coming musician and his friend try to impress him. But the plan unravels when the producer starts to show interest in the musician’s beautiful wife. Filmed in Belize.

Quantum of Solace (2008)
Marc Forster
James Bond, a retired spy and a mysterious woman track down a world-renowned developer involved in a shadowy network of power and corruption. Filmed in multiple locations including London, England; Panama; Tuscany, Italy; and Madrid, Spain.

Fahrenheit Belize (2010)
Edwin Francis Colon
This short documentary explores Belize’s historical past and highlights its independence, cultural diversity and sustainability efforts, plus the role of civil society. Filmed in Belize City.

Hands of Stone (2016)
Jonathan Jakubowicz
This biographical sports film follows the life of legendary Panamanian Roberto Durán, from his professional boxing debut at age 16 to his retirement at age 50, as well as focusing on his famous trainer, Ray Arcel. Filmed in New York and Panama.

Agnes of God (1985)
Norman Jewison
When Sister Agnes gives birth at a convent and the baby dies, she has no memory of the event and an investigation begins. Mother Superior Miriam Ruth wants Agnes to be left alone, while a psychiatrist wants to help her as well as uncover any wrongdoers. Filmed in multiple locations including Montreal and Toronto.

Dunkirk (2017)
Christopher Nolan
Alternating among three different time periods, this film is about Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France who are stranded on Dunkirk during World War II and waiting for rescue while being surrounded by the German Army. This multi-award-winning film won three Oscars in 2018. Filmed in multiple locations including France, The Netherlands and the UK.

Cubamerican (2013)
José Enrique Pardo
This documentary explores the reasons why millions of Cubans left communist Cuba for the United States. Filmed in multiple locations including Boston, Miami and New York City.

Chinese Puzzle (2014)
Cédric Klapisch
This final film in the L’Auberge Espagnole trilogy finds Xavier in the Big Apple after his wife, Wendy, leaves him for someone else and takes their two children with her to New York. Not wanting to be far from his children, Xavier finds a home in Chinatown, but trouble comes his way. Originally titled Casse-tête chinois. Filmed in various locations throughout New York City.

Emma (1996)
Douglas McGrath
Emma Woodhouse has not the slightest idea about her own feelings on love, but is perpetually trying to set up men and women who are wrong for each other. This film won three awards and was nominated for seven. Filmed in multiple locations including Dorset, England; London, England; and Somerset, England.

Buena Vista Social Club (1999)
Wim Wenders
This documentary features legendary Cuban musicians talking about their lives in Cuba. Footage includes songs being recorded in Havana and concerts in New York City’s Carnegie Hall and in Amsterdam. Filmed in Havana, Amsterdam and Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Black Robe (1991)
Bruce Beresford
Set in Quebec, New France, 1634, this film is about Jesuits who travel up the St. Lawrence River to make contact with a mission in the Huron nation. A young Jesuit priest attempts to convert the tribes while surviving the harsh winter. Filmed in multiple locations including Saguenay.

Cry of the Wild (1973)
Bill Mason
Filmed over three years in the Northwest Territories, British Columbia, the High Arctic and near the Gatineau Hills in Quebec, this nature documentary offers viewers access to moments never before seen on film, and dispels the myth of the bloodthirsty wolf. Filmed in multiple locations including Gatineau Hills and the Northwest Territories.

New York, I Love You (2008)
Fatih Akin, Yvan Attal, Randall Balsmeyer, Allen Hughes, Shunji Iwai, Wen Jiang, Shekhar Kapur, Joshua Marston, Mira Nair, Natalie Portman and Brett Ratner
In this modern comedy/drama/romance, multiple love stories unfold in one of the most beloved cities in the world—New York. Filmed in New York City.

One Week (2008)
Michael McGowan
This film chronicles Ben Tyler’s motorcycle journey from Toronto to Tofino, British Columbia, with stops at iconic landmarks along the way, as Ben seeks to find meaning in his life. Filmed in various locations throughout Canada.

My Uncle Antoine (1971)
Claude Jutra
Told from the point of view of a 15-year-old boy, this film examines life in the Maurice Duplessis–era Asbestos region of rural Quebec prior to the Asbestos Strike of 1949. This film was selected as the Canadian entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 44th Academy Awards. Originally titled Mon oncle Antoine. Filmed in Quebec.

Moving Day (2012)
Mike Clattenburg
When a moving company begins to fall apart, a group of four men who work for the company must learn how to face their challenges and move forward in life. Filmed in Halifax.

The Red Violin (1998)
François Girard
This film follows a famous Nicolò Bussotti violin as a collector tries to establish the identity and secrets of “the red violin” in a story that spans four centuries and five countries. This film received an Academy Award for Best Original Score. Originally titled Le violon rouge. Filmed in multiple locations including Montreal, Canada; Vienna, Austria; and Shanghai, China.

The Shape of Water (2017)
Guillermo del Toro
Elisa, an orphan and a mute, cleans labs at a top-secret research facility. When she discovers a classified experiment on an amphibious creature, her life is changed forever. This multi-award-winning film won the Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year in 2018. Filmed in multiple locations throughout Ontario, Canada.

Whatever Lola Wants (2008)
Nabil Ayouch
After Lola is encouraged to belly dance at a local restaurant, she decides that she wants to become a professional dancer and travels to Egypt to seek lessons from retired dancing star Ismahan. Lola also meets famous impresario Nasser Radi, who helps her perform at the prestigious Nile Tower. When she learns that Ismahan and Nasser were once lovers who were forced apart, she takes it upon herself to reunite the two. Filmed in multiple locations including Cairo and New York City.

The Key (1958)
Carol Reed
When David Ross, an ex-American military man, is assigned to captain a tug for the British military, his old friend, Captain Chris Ford, introduces him to Stella, Chris’s beautiful, reclusive flatmate. This film won Best British Actor and was nominated for Best British Screenplay at the BAFTA awards. Filmed in the Isle of Portland, Dorset, England; Hertfordshire, England; and Oxfordshire, England.

1981 (2009)
Ricardo Trogi
This charming coming-of-age film captures the 1980s with remarkable detail. Filmmaker Ricardo Trogi recalls the events surrounding a family move to a new neighborhood when he was 11 years old. Filmed in Quebec.

Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
Thomas Vinterberg
This film follows the life of independent Bathsheba Everdene and her exploration of love and relationships when three different suitors (a sheep farmer, a sergeant and a prosperous bachelor) vie for her attention. This film won two awards and was nominated for 11. Filmed in multiple locations including Buckinghamshire, England; Dorset, England; and Somerset, England.

View from the Top (2003)
Bruno Barreto
After reading Sally Weston’s book, Donna Jensen is not only convinced that becoming a flight attendant is her only way out of Silver Springs, Nevada, but that she will work in first class on New York–Paris flights. Filmed in multiple locations including Laughlin, Nevada; New York City, New York; and Paris, France.

The Great Gatsby (1974)
Bruno Barreto
When Nick Carraway, a Midwesterner new to Long Island, becomes intrigued by his ritzy and enigmatic neighbor, Jay Gatsby, he becomes a witness to obsession and tragedy. Filmed in multiple locations including New York City, New York and Newport, Rhode Island.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

High Society (1956)
Charles Walters
Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra star in this musical comedy about wealthy Newport, Rhode Island socialite Tracy Samantha Lord and the three men who love her. Filmed in multiple locations including Rhode Island.

Hamlet (2000)
Michael Almereyda
In this modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragic play, the castle at Elsinore is replaced by the “Denmark Corporation,” and a remarkable cast breathes new life into the classic tale. The film stars Ethan Hawke, Liev Schreiber, Bill Murray and Sam Shepard. Filmed in New York City, New York.

Agnes of God (1985)
Norman Jewison
When Sister Agnes gives birth at a convent and the baby dies, she has no memory of the event and an investigation begins. Mother Superior Miriam Ruth wants Agnes to be left alone, while a psychiatrist wants to help her as well as uncover any wrongdoers. Filmed in multiple locations including Montreal and Toronto.

Cubamerican (2013)
José Enrique Pardo
This documentary explores the reasons why millions of Cubans left communist Cuba for the United States. Filmed in multiple locations including Boston, Miami and New York City.

Chinese Puzzle (2014)
Cédric Klapisch
This final film in the L’Auberge Espagnole trilogy finds Xavier in the Big Apple after his wife, Wendy, leaves him for someone else and takes their two children with her to New York. Not wanting to be far from his children, Xavier finds a home in Chinatown, but trouble comes his way. Originally titled Casse-tête chinois. Filmed in various locations throughout New York City.

Buena Vista Social Club (1999)
Wim Wenders
This documentary features legendary Cuban musicians talking about their lives in Cuba. Footage includes songs being recorded in Havana and concerts in New York City’s Carnegie Hall and in Amsterdam. Filmed in Havana, Amsterdam and Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Black Robe (1991)
Bruce Beresford
Set in Quebec, New France, 1634, this film is about Jesuits who travel up the St. Lawrence River to make contact with a mission in the Huron nation. A young Jesuit priest attempts to convert the tribes while surviving the harsh winter. Filmed in multiple locations including Saguenay.

Cry of the Wild (1973)
Bill Mason
Filmed over three years in the Northwest Territories, British Columbia, the High Arctic and near the Gatineau Hills in Quebec, this nature documentary offers viewers access to moments never before seen on film, and dispels the myth of the bloodthirsty wolf. Filmed in multiple locations including Gatineau Hills and the Northwest Territories.

New York, I Love You (2008)
Fatih Akin, Yvan Attal, Randall Balsmeyer, Allen Hughes, Shunji Iwai, Wen Jiang, Shekhar Kapur, Joshua Marston, Mira Nair, Natalie Portman and Brett Ratner
In this modern comedy/drama/romance, multiple love stories unfold in one of the most beloved cities in the world—New York. Filmed in New York City.

One Week (2008)
Michael McGowan
This film chronicles Ben Tyler’s motorcycle journey from Toronto to Tofino, British Columbia, with stops at iconic landmarks along the way, as Ben seeks to find meaning in his life. Filmed in various locations throughout Canada.

My Uncle Antoine (1971)
Claude Jutra
Told from the point of view of a 15-year-old boy, this film examines life in the Maurice Duplessis–era Asbestos region of rural Quebec prior to the Asbestos Strike of 1949. This film was selected as the Canadian entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 44th Academy Awards. Originally titled Mon oncle Antoine. Filmed in Quebec.

Moving Day (2012)
Mike Clattenburg
When a moving company begins to fall apart, a group of four men who work for the company must learn how to face their challenges and move forward in life. Filmed in Halifax.

The Red Violin (1998)
François Girard
This film follows a famous Nicolò Bussotti violin as a collector tries to establish the identity and secrets of “the red violin” in a story that spans four centuries and five countries. This film received an Academy Award for Best Original Score. Originally titled Le violon rouge. Filmed in multiple locations including Montreal, Canada; Vienna, Austria; and Shanghai, China.

The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
Norman Jewison
Thomas Crown, a successful, wealthy businessman, thinks he has pulled off the perfect multimillion-dollar heist—but Vicki Anderson, an independent insurance investigator, begins to keep a close eye on his every move. Filmed in multiple locations including Boston.

The Shape of Water (2017)
Guillermo del Toro
Elisa, an orphan and a mute, cleans labs at a top-secret research facility. When she discovers a classified experiment on an amphibious creature, her life is changed forever. This multi-award-winning film won the Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year in 2018. Filmed in multiple locations throughout Ontario, Canada.

Whatever Lola Wants (2008)
Nabil Ayouch
After Lola is encouraged to belly dance at a local restaurant, she decides that she wants to become a professional dancer and travels to Egypt to seek lessons from retired dancing star Ismahan. Lola also meets famous impresario Nasser Radi, who helps her perform at the prestigious Nile Tower. When she learns that Ismahan and Nasser were once lovers who were forced apart, she takes it upon herself to reunite the two. Filmed in multiple locations including Cairo and New York City.

1981 (2009)
Ricardo Trogi
This charming coming-of-age film captures the 1980s with remarkable detail. Filmmaker Ricardo Trogi recalls the events surrounding a family move to a new neighborhood when he was 11 years old. Filmed in Quebec.

View from the Top (2003)
Bruno Barreto
After reading Sally Weston’s book, Donna Jensen is not only convinced that becoming a flight attendant is her only way out of Silver Springs, Nevada, but that she will work in first class on New York–Paris flights. Filmed in multiple locations including Laughlin, Nevada; New York City, New York; and Paris, France.

The Great Gatsby (1974)
Bruno Barreto
When Nick Carraway, a Midwesterner new to Long Island, becomes intrigued by his ritzy and enigmatic neighbor, Jay Gatsby, he becomes a witness to obsession and tragedy. Filmed in multiple locations including New York City, New York and Newport, Rhode Island.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

Hamlet (2000)
Michael Almereyda
In this modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragic play, the castle at Elsinore is replaced by the “Denmark Corporation,” and a remarkable cast breathes new life into the classic tale. The film stars Ethan Hawke, Liev Schreiber, Bill Murray and Sam Shepard. Filmed in New York City, New York.

Rooster’s Breakfast (2007)
Marko Naberšnik
When Djuro finds work in an obscure village after being fired from his job as a car mechanic, he embraces the kind demeanor of his boss and a new peaceful way of living. But when he falls for the wrong woman, life becomes turbulent. Originally titled Petelinji zajtrk. Filmed in Gornja Radgona and Ljubljana, Slovenia.

The Dark Side of the Sun (1988)
Božidar Nikolić
A young Brad Pitt stars in this story of a young man searching for a cure for a rare skin disease. Along the way, he finds freedom and love. Filmed in multiple locations including Kotor, Montenegro and Yugoslavia.

Montenegro (1981)
Dušan Makavejev
In this comedy-drama, a bored housewife on the brink of insanity takes up with some bohemian Yugoslavian immigrants living life to the fullest.

Mamma Mia! (2008)
Phyllida Lloyd
When bride-to-be Sophie learns that she has three possible fathers, she invites each of them to her wedding without telling her mother. This British-American-Swedish romantic musical comedy was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and three BAFTA Awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Skopelos, Greece.

Marsal (1999)
Vinko Brešan
In this light comedy, the ghost of revolutionary Marshall Tito appears to some citizens on the Dalmatian island of Vis. As news spreads, the mayor sees the event as a tourist attraction and, to capitalize on Tito’s ghost, transforms Vis into a Communist-era outpost.

The Horseman (2003)
Branko Ivanda
This fascinating film is set in the early 18th century in the place where the borders of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice meet. The action and conflicts examine the struggles of living between two empires and two faiths: Catholicism and Islam. Originally titled Konjanik. Filmed in Zadar.

The Brothers Bloom (2009)
Rian Johnson
Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo star in this comedic caper about sibling confidence men who take on a final job that sends them around the world. Filmed in multiple locations including the Czech Republic, Montenegro and Serbia.

How the War Started on My Island (1996)
Vinko Brešan
In this bold black comedy, it is 1991 on an unnamed Croatian island and the Croatian parliament has declared the island’s independence from Yugoslavia. But conscripts from the Yugoslav People’s Army barricade themselves in a garrison, refusing to leave. Originally titled Kako je počeo rat na mom otoku. Filmed in Primosten and Šibenik.

Alexander (2004)
Oliver Stone
Based on the life of Alexander the Great, this epic historic drama with Colin Farrell in the title role focuses on the king’s great conquests and his relationships with his parents; his wife, Roxana; and his tutor, Aristotle.

Casino Royale (2006)
Martin Campbell
In Daniel Craig’s first role playing James Bond, the British agent travels to an extravagant Montenegrin casino in order to strip the film’s villain of all his money. BAFTA Film Award winner for Best Sound and nominated for Best Screenplay. Filmed in multiple locations including Prague, Czech Republic; Venice, Italy; and Lake Como, Italy.

Meet Me in Montenegro (2015)
Alex Holdridge and Linnea Saasen
In this comedy, a failed American writer meets a European dancer and begins an affair with her. Filmed in multiple locations including Germany, Montenegro and the US.

Just Between Us (2010)
Rajko Grlić
Set in Zagreb, this movie follows two middle-aged brothers leading parallel lives and navigating a web of relationships with their wives, children and mistresses. Filmed in Zagreb, Croatia.

Alaska’s Scenic Byways: Bigger Than Your Imagination (2010)
Shannon McCarthy
Starting in Valdez, this documentary features some of Alaska’s most historic stories and routes. From mining to archaeology and geology, viewers get to see and learn about Alaska’s rich history. Filmed in multiple locations throughout Alaska.

Au Revoir Taipei (2010)
Arvin Chen
A young Taiwanese man, Kai, wants nothing more than to be with his girlfriend, who is in Paris. To keep himself busy, he studies French night after night in a bookstore. When a woman who works at the bookstore notices him, Kai discovers that his desire for companionship can be fulfilled right at home in Taipei. Originally titled Yi ye Taibei. Filmed in Taipei City, Taiwan.

American Dreams in China (2013)
Peter Ho-Sun Chan
This drama is a rags-to-riches story about three young men from different backgrounds with one goal: to help Chinese teenagers’ dreams come true by building an English language school in China. Spanning nearly 30 years, this film highlights historic moments in Chinese history. Filmed in China.

Doctor Zhivago (1965)
David Lean
Based on the novel by Boris Pasternak, this epic drama-romance starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie unfolds as World War I and the Russian Revolution are brewing. It earned Golden Globe awards for Best Motion Picture, Director, Actor, Screenplay and Original Score, and is tied with Love Story, The Godfather, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and A Star Is Born for the most wins by a single film.

Dutch Harbor: Where the Sea Breaks Its Back (1998)
Braden King and Laura Moya
Filmed in black and white, this documentary shares the stories of people who live in Dutch Harbor. From their love for the untamed island to their concern over gentrification, this intimate film shares the true emotions of the people who care deeply for their town.

Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez (2008)
Robert Cornellier
Riki Ott and fishermen in Cordova, Alaska share the environmental, social and economic impacts of the Exxon Valdez oil spill near Prince William Sound.

Big Miracle (2012)
Ken Kwapis
When a family of whales is becoming trapped by fast-forming ice in the Arctic Circle, three people—a volunteer, a news reporter and a native Alaskan boy—inspire an entire community to save them. Filmed in multiple locations including Seward.

Bears (2014)
Alastair Fothergill, Keith Scholey and Adam Chapman
With the Alaskan wilderness as a backdrop, Bears is a documentary that follows a bear family for one year. From the moment hibernation ends through the spring, summer and fall, this bear family, including two cubs, finds adventure around every corner. Filmed in Alaska.

Enlightenment Guaranteed (2000)
Doris Dörrie
When brothers Uwe and Gustav travel to a monastery near Tokyo, Japan, their plan is to address their troubled lives and achieve enlightenment. But trouble seems to follow Uwe and Gustav wherever they go. Originally titled Erleuchtung garantiert. Filmed in multiple locations including Tokyo.

Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above (2013)
Chi Po-lin
This documentary reveals the beauty of Taiwan from a bird’s-eye view and highlights both the natural splendor and the growth of Taiwan as seen in its urbanization. Filmed in Taiwan.

Lost in Translation (2003) (2013)
Sofia Coppola
A middle-aged American movie star is in Tokyo to film a whiskey ad for the Japanese market. There, he meets a twentysomething recent Yale philosophy graduate who is in Japan with her husband, and they find that they have more in common than meets the eye. Filmed in multiple locations including Tokyo.

Passages (Lü Cheng) (2004)
Yang Chao
Looking for meaning to their lives, two students journey across rural China with the hope of purchasing rare mushrooms to sell back home. Along the way, they are forced to decide whether to continue journeying or continue their education.

Lust, Caution (2007)
Ang Lee
After losing his wife, two sons and two other women, Old Wu is losing patience with his attempts to assassinate Yee, an important official in Japanese-ruled Shanghai. Old Wu enlists Kuang, Mak Tai Tai and their drama student friends, but the assassination does not happen. Years later, Mak Tai Tai meets Yee again, and this time she is determined to succeed. Originally titled Se, jie. Filmed in multiple locations throughout China and Malaysia.

Lord Jim (1965)
Richard Brooks
James Burke, a distinguished midshipman who rises to the rank of executive officer, is put ashore after suffering a broken foot. After his recovery, Jim signs on as the executive officer of a rusty tub manned by a third-rate crew and a barbarous captain. Filmed in multiple locations including Cambodia and Hong Kong, China.

The Makioka Sisters (1983)
Kon Ichikawa
Set in 1938 Japan, this drama follows four sisters who are living off the dwindling inheritance of their deceased parents. Every year, the sisters meet in Kyoto to view the cherry blossoms. Originally titled Sasameyuki. Filmed in Kyoto and Osaka.

Memorias del desarrollo (2010)
Miguel Coyula
This award-winning film is about an educated man who decides to leave the Cuban revolution and his homeland to explore the “developed” world, including London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. The more he travels, the more he finds himself feeling like a stranger in strange lands. Filmed in multiple locations including Havana, London, Paris and Tokyo.

The Medallion (2003)
Gordon Chan
While Hong Kong detective Eddie Yang is working with Interpol to catch international criminal Snakehead, he dies but is brought back to life when the two halves of an ancient medallion are joined together by a boy who is considered the chosen one. This medallion transforms Eddie into an immortal warrior. Filmed in multiple locations including Hong Kong, China; Dublin, Ireland; and Thailand.

The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Guy Hamilton
James Bond is called in to investigate the death of a scientist working on a powerful solar cell and finds himself chasing down famed assassin Francisco Scaramanga. In Bangkok, “007” is captured and placed in a dojo. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Reds (1981)
Warren Beatty
An epic film starring Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton, this saga recounts the events leading up to the Russian Revolution. It is brilliantly interspersed with interviews with witnesses to the uprising. Beatty won a Best Director Oscar for this film.

Russia in Bloom (2013)
Sergey Nurmamed
Leonid Parfenov, a well-known Russian TV presenter, journalist and author of documentaries, dedicates this documentary to the 150th anniversary of the birth of Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky, an early 20th-century Russian pioneer in color photography. Originally titled Tsvet Natsii.

Pinoy Sunday (2009)
Wi Ding Ho
When a pair of migrant Filipino workers happen upon an abandoned red couch, they decide to take it back to their dormitory. Unable to find a way to get the couch home by vehicle, they have no choice but to carry it on foot. Soon, their Sunday turns into an adventure of self-discovery. Filmed in multiple locations including the Philippines and Taipei City, Taiwan.

Rhapsody in August (1991)
Akira Kurosawa
When four children spend the summer with their grandmother in Nagasaki, Japan, they learn about how their grandfather was killed: by the atomic bomb that fell in 1945. Originally titled Hachigatsu no rapusodī. Filmed in multiple locations including Nagasaki.

The Road Home (1999)
Yimou Zhang
When businessman Luo Yusheng returns to his village from the city for the funeral of his father, he is reminded of the magical story of how his mother and father first met. Originally titled Wo de fu qin mu qin.

Red Sorghum (1988)
Yimou Zhang
A young Chinese woman is sent to marry the undesirable owner of a winery, but falls in love with one of his servants. Originally titled Hong gao liang. Filmed in China.

Tokyo Story (1953)
Yasujirō Ozu
When Shukichi and Tomi Hirayama travel to Tokyo to visit their children, they discover that their children are too busy for them and inconvenienced by their presence. After their kids send them off to a resort that is too loud, Shukichi and Tomi decide to return home. Originally titled Tōkyō monogatari. Filmed in multiple locations including Hiroshima and Tokyo.

Tora-san Goes North (1987)
Yōji Yamada
This romantic comedy is about a naive man who falls in love easily. After returning home to Hokkaido, Tora-san falls for a young lady who has returned to Hokkaido to make amends with her father. Originally titled Otoko wa tsurai yo: Shiretoko bojō. Filmed in Hokkaido and Tokyo.

There Is No Lid on the Sea (2015)
Keisuke Toyoshima
Adapted from Banana Yoshimoto’s novel, this drama shows how both drastic life changes and simple enjoyments can change one’s view of the world. Mari decides to leave bustling Tokyo and return to her hometown, a small town in the Shizuoka prefecture, to open a snow cone shop. Her snow cones soothe her customers and Mari finds peace with herself through a friendship she develops with a coworker. Originally titled Umi no futa. Filmed in Tokyo.

The Samurai (2003)
Tony Long
This documentary explores the extraordinary history of the samurai, one of the world’s most famous warrior classes, including their self-discipline, martial artistry and sacred rituals. Modern-day samurai share the ways of life in the Bushidō, while educators describe the momentous events in the centuries-long history of the samurai.

This Means War (2012)
McG
When two best friends, who are also benched CIA agents, fall for the same woman, they decide to let her choose who she wants to pursue a relationship with. But they are keeping tabs on each other and try to sabotage the other’s dates with her. Filmed in multiple locations including Hong Kong and Los Angeles.

Samsara (2012)
Ron Fricke
This documentary transports viewers to sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes and natural wonders. Shot on 70-millimeter film and filmed over nearly five years in 25 countries on five continents; locations include Tokyo, Japan; Shanghai, China; and Bangkok, Thailand.

War and Peace (1956)
King Vidor
Audrey Hepburn and Henry Fonda star in this condensed adaptation of Tolstoy’s classic, originally released in 1956.

Wild Russia (2009)
Production Company: Animal Planet
This six-episode documentary gives viewers breathtaking views of the natural wonders of Russia, including Siberia, the Kamchatka Peninsula, the Arctic, Caucasus, Primorskiy Kray and the Ural Mountains. Originally titled Wildes Russland. Filmed in Russia.

Women in the Mirror (2003)
Yoshishige Yoshida
This drama is about three women who feel a sense of confused identity, tied to memories of the Hiroshima disaster. As they share their memories, they try to piece together family ties that may or may not connect them to each other. Originally titled Kagami no onnatachi.

Water (2006)
Julia Perkul and Anastasiya Popova
Witness breathtaking discoveries by researchers worldwide, from Russia, Kazakhstan, Switzerland and more, as they try to understand water’s phenomenal explicit and implicit properties.

Kochuu (2003)
Jesper Wachtmeister
This documentary explores modern Japanese architecture as it relates to Japanese and Nordic building traditions, intertwining nature and concrete, gardens and technology, and modern and traditional into visually stunning constructions. Filmed in multiple locations including Finland, Japan, Norway and Sweden.

Fortress of the Bears (2011)
Daniel B. Greenberg
This documentary shows how bears, salmon and trees are interconnected and how nature keeps each in balance. It was filmed on Alaska’s Admiralty Island, where an estimated 1,800 grizzly bears live. Filmed in Tongass National Forest, Alaska.

Falling Flowers (2012)
Jianqi Huo
This film is about Xiao Hong, a renowned writer and strong woman whose life was marked by poverty and sacrifice.

House of Bamboo (1955) (1955)
Samuel Fuller
This film noir follows Eddie Kenner, a US Army investigator who attempts to look into the death of a fellow army official while planted in a Tokyo crime syndicate. Filmed in Tokyo.

Hiroshima, My Love (1959)
Alain Resnais
When a Frenchwoman travels to Japan to make a film about the atomic bomb in Hiroshima and the importance of peace, she falls in love with a Japanese man who lost his family in the bombing. They find a connection through loss, as she herself lost her German lover in the war. Originally titled Hiroshima mon amour. Filmed in multiple locations including Hiroshima.

I Wish (2011)
Hirokazu Koreeda
Brothers Koichi and Ryunosuke are separated when their parents get divorced, but Koichi, the older brother, wishes his family were still intact. After hearing that wishes can be granted if made at the exact moment when two bullet trains pass by each other at top speed, Koichi, his two best friends, Ryunosuke and Ryunosuke’s three friends all decide to meet at the spot where this will occur. Originally titled Kiseki. Filmed in multiple locations including Kagoshima and Nagasaki.

I Come with the Rain (2009)
Tran Anh Hung
Kline, an ex–Los Angeles cop and now private eye, is hired to find the missing son of a powerful conglomerate boss. He meets up with a former coworker who now works for the Hong Kong police, and together they follow the faint trail of the missing son to a local gangster. Haunted by memories, Kline has a hard time focusing on his work in Hong Kong. Filmed in multiple locations including Hong Kong, China and Los Angeles, California.

Au Revoir Taipei (2010)
Arvin Chen
A young Taiwanese man, Kai, wants nothing more than to be with his girlfriend, who is in Paris. To keep himself busy, he studies French night after night in a bookstore. When a woman who works at the bookstore notices him, Kai discovers that his desire for companionship can be fulfilled right at home in Taipei. Originally titled Yi ye Taibei. Filmed in Taipei City, Taiwan.

American Dreams in China (2013)
Peter Ho-Sun Chan
This drama is a rags-to-riches story about three young men from different backgrounds with one goal: to help Chinese teenagers’ dreams come true by building an English language school in China. Spanning nearly 30 years, this film highlights historic moments in Chinese history. Filmed in China.

Enlightenment Guaranteed (2000)
Doris Dörrie
When brothers Uwe and Gustav travel to a monastery near Tokyo, Japan, their plan is to address their troubled lives and achieve enlightenment. But trouble seems to follow Uwe and Gustav wherever they go. Originally titled Erleuchtung garantiert. Filmed in multiple locations including Tokyo.

Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above (2013)
Chi Po-lin
This documentary reveals the beauty of Taiwan from a bird’s-eye view and highlights both the natural splendor and the growth of Taiwan as seen in its urbanization. Filmed in Taiwan.

Lost in Translation (2003) (2013)
Sofia Coppola
A middle-aged American movie star is in Tokyo to film a whiskey ad for the Japanese market. There, he meets a twentysomething recent Yale philosophy graduate who is in Japan with her husband, and they find that they have more in common than meets the eye. Filmed in multiple locations including Tokyo.

Passages (Lü Cheng) (2004)
Yang Chao
Looking for meaning to their lives, two students journey across rural China with the hope of purchasing rare mushrooms to sell back home. Along the way, they are forced to decide whether to continue journeying or continue their education.

Lust, Caution (2007)
Ang Lee
After losing his wife, two sons and two other women, Old Wu is losing patience with his attempts to assassinate Yee, an important official in Japanese-ruled Shanghai. Old Wu enlists Kuang, Mak Tai Tai and their drama student friends, but the assassination does not happen. Years later, Mak Tai Tai meets Yee again, and this time she is determined to succeed. Originally titled Se, jie. Filmed in multiple locations throughout China and Malaysia.

Lord Jim (1965)
Richard Brooks
James Burke, a distinguished midshipman who rises to the rank of executive officer, is put ashore after suffering a broken foot. After his recovery, Jim signs on as the executive officer of a rusty tub manned by a third-rate crew and a barbarous captain. Filmed in multiple locations including Cambodia and Hong Kong, China.

The Makioka Sisters (1983)
Kon Ichikawa
Set in 1938 Japan, this drama follows four sisters who are living off the dwindling inheritance of their deceased parents. Every year, the sisters meet in Kyoto to view the cherry blossoms. Originally titled Sasameyuki. Filmed in Kyoto and Osaka.

Memorias del desarrollo (2010)
Miguel Coyula
This award-winning film is about an educated man who decides to leave the Cuban revolution and his homeland to explore the “developed” world, including London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. The more he travels, the more he finds himself feeling like a stranger in strange lands. Filmed in multiple locations including Havana, London, Paris and Tokyo.

The Medallion (2003)
Gordon Chan
While Hong Kong detective Eddie Yang is working with Interpol to catch international criminal Snakehead, he dies but is brought back to life when the two halves of an ancient medallion are joined together by a boy who is considered the chosen one. This medallion transforms Eddie into an immortal warrior. Filmed in multiple locations including Hong Kong, China; Dublin, Ireland; and Thailand.

The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Guy Hamilton
James Bond is called in to investigate the death of a scientist working on a powerful solar cell and finds himself chasing down famed assassin Francisco Scaramanga. In Bangkok, “007” is captured and placed in a dojo. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Pinoy Sunday (2009)
Wi Ding Ho
When a pair of migrant Filipino workers happen upon an abandoned red couch, they decide to take it back to their dormitory. Unable to find a way to get the couch home by vehicle, they have no choice but to carry it on foot. Soon, their Sunday turns into an adventure of self-discovery. Filmed in multiple locations including the Philippines and Taipei City, Taiwan.

Rhapsody in August (1991)
Akira Kurosawa
When four children spend the summer with their grandmother in Nagasaki, Japan, they learn about how their grandfather was killed: by the atomic bomb that fell in 1945. Originally titled Hachigatsu no rapusodī. Filmed in multiple locations including Nagasaki.

The Road Home (1999)
Yimou Zhang
When businessman Luo Yusheng returns to his village from the city for the funeral of his father, he is reminded of the magical story of how his mother and father first met. Originally titled Wo de fu qin mu qin.

Red Sorghum (1988)
Yimou Zhang
A young Chinese woman is sent to marry the undesirable owner of a winery, but falls in love with one of his servants. Originally titled Hong gao liang. Filmed in China.

Tokyo Story (1953)
Yasujirō Ozu
When Shukichi and Tomi Hirayama travel to Tokyo to visit their children, they discover that their children are too busy for them and inconvenienced by their presence. After their kids send them off to a resort that is too loud, Shukichi and Tomi decide to return home. Originally titled Tōkyō monogatari. Filmed in multiple locations including Hiroshima and Tokyo.

Tora-san Goes North (1987)
Yōji Yamada
This romantic comedy is about a naive man who falls in love easily. After returning home to Hokkaido, Tora-san falls for a young lady who has returned to Hokkaido to make amends with her father. Originally titled Otoko wa tsurai yo: Shiretoko bojō. Filmed in Hokkaido and Tokyo.

There Is No Lid on the Sea (2015)
Keisuke Toyoshima
Adapted from Banana Yoshimoto’s novel, this drama shows how both drastic life changes and simple enjoyments can change one’s view of the world. Mari decides to leave bustling Tokyo and return to her hometown, a small town in the Shizuoka prefecture, to open a snow cone shop. Her snow cones soothe her customers and Mari finds peace with herself through a friendship she develops with a coworker. Originally titled Umi no futa. Filmed in Tokyo.

The Samurai (2003)
Tony Long
This documentary explores the extraordinary history of the samurai, one of the world’s most famous warrior classes, including their self-discipline, martial artistry and sacred rituals. Modern-day samurai share the ways of life in the Bushidō, while educators describe the momentous events in the centuries-long history of the samurai.

This Means War (2012)
McG
When two best friends, who are also benched CIA agents, fall for the same woman, they decide to let her choose who she wants to pursue a relationship with. But they are keeping tabs on each other and try to sabotage the other’s dates with her. Filmed in multiple locations including Hong Kong and Los Angeles.

Samsara (2012)
Ron Fricke
This documentary transports viewers to sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes and natural wonders. Shot on 70-millimeter film and filmed over nearly five years in 25 countries on five continents; locations include Tokyo, Japan; Shanghai, China; and Bangkok, Thailand.

Women in the Mirror (2003)
Yoshishige Yoshida
This drama is about three women who feel a sense of confused identity, tied to memories of the Hiroshima disaster. As they share their memories, they try to piece together family ties that may or may not connect them to each other. Originally titled Kagami no onnatachi.

Kochuu (2003)
Jesper Wachtmeister
This documentary explores modern Japanese architecture as it relates to Japanese and Nordic building traditions, intertwining nature and concrete, gardens and technology, and modern and traditional into visually stunning constructions. Filmed in multiple locations including Finland, Japan, Norway and Sweden.

Falling Flowers (2012)
Jianqi Huo
This film is about Xiao Hong, a renowned writer and strong woman whose life was marked by poverty and sacrifice.

House of Bamboo (1955) (1955)
Samuel Fuller
This film noir follows Eddie Kenner, a US Army investigator who attempts to look into the death of a fellow army official while planted in a Tokyo crime syndicate. Filmed in Tokyo.

Hiroshima, My Love (1959)
Alain Resnais
When a Frenchwoman travels to Japan to make a film about the atomic bomb in Hiroshima and the importance of peace, she falls in love with a Japanese man who lost his family in the bombing. They find a connection through loss, as she herself lost her German lover in the war. Originally titled Hiroshima mon amour. Filmed in multiple locations including Hiroshima.

I Wish (2011)
Hirokazu Koreeda
Brothers Koichi and Ryunosuke are separated when their parents get divorced, but Koichi, the older brother, wishes his family were still intact. After hearing that wishes can be granted if made at the exact moment when two bullet trains pass by each other at top speed, Koichi, his two best friends, Ryunosuke and Ryunosuke’s three friends all decide to meet at the spot where this will occur. Originally titled Kiseki. Filmed in multiple locations including Kagoshima and Nagasaki.

I Come with the Rain (2009)
Tran Anh Hung
Kline, an ex–Los Angeles cop and now private eye, is hired to find the missing son of a powerful conglomerate boss. He meets up with a former coworker who now works for the Hong Kong police, and together they follow the faint trail of the missing son to a local gangster. Haunted by memories, Kline has a hard time focusing on his work in Hong Kong. Filmed in multiple locations including Hong Kong, China and Los Angeles, California.

A Caribbean Dream (2017)
Shakirah Bourne
This modern version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is set under a full moon during a Caribbean festival on the island of Barbados. When a butler named Puck and some staff turn into fairies, their playfulness affects the wedding plans of three multicultural couples. Filmed in Barbados.

Burden of Dreams (1982)
Les Blank
This documentary focuses on the production of Werner Herzog’s epic Fitzcarraldo (1982) and how the film was made despite problems that took place during the shooting, such as inclement weather and the war between Peru and Ecuador. Filmed in various locations throughout Brazil and Peru.

Chrissy (2012)
Marcia Weekes
This inspirational drama is about Chrissy, a disadvantaged schoolgirl who triumphs over being bullied and discriminated against. With an “I can do anything” attitude, Chrissy remains steadfastly focused on her goals. Filmed in Barbados.

Nous près, nous loin (1986)
Alain d’Aix
This documentary examines the Creole language and culture across four island territories in the Lesser Antilles: Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique and St. Lucia. This film is also known as Creole Connections. Filmed in Dominica, Guadeloupe and Martinique.

Poetry Is an Island, Derek Walcott (2013)
Ida Does
See St. Lucia through the eyes of Derek Walcott, a poet, playwright, painter, filmmaker and Literature Nobel Laureate who has been inspired by St. Lucia for more than 60 years. This documentary was filmed in St. Lucia, Walcott’s native island, and explores the people and places that have been the subjects of his prized poetry. Filmed in St. Lucia.

The Salt of the Earth (2014)
Juliano Ribeiro Salgado and Wim Wenders
After 40 years of photographing international conflicts and major events in human history, Sebastião Salgado journeys on a new path to find some of the most pristine flora and fauna on the planet. Winner of 12 awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Brazil, Indonesia and Russia.

The Insatiable Season (2007)
Mariel Brown
This documentary is set in a carnival workshop and dives into the lives of carnival costume makers, each with their own distinct and colorful personality. When the costume makers come together to create a carnival king costume, their days are filled with trials, tribulations and wonder. Filmed in Trinidad and Tobago.

The Solitary Alchemist (2010)
Mariel Brown
This documentary is about Barbie Jardine, a Trinidadian jeweler who trained at England’s prestigious Royal College of Art. Barbie has developed new techniques in working with traditional and indigenous materials and has had her works purchased by a major metropolitan museum; still, she cannot shake the question, “Why is my work not more recognized?” Filmed in multiple locations including Trinidad and Tobago and London, England.

Alaska’s Scenic Byways: Bigger Than Your Imagination (2010)
Shannon McCarthy
Starting in Valdez, this documentary features some of Alaska’s most historic stories and routes. From mining to archaeology and geology, viewers get to see and learn about Alaska’s rich history. Filmed in multiple locations throughout Alaska.

Avatar (2009)
James Cameron
 

Paraplegic Marine Jake Sully offers to take his recently deceased brother’s place on a mission to the distant world of Pandora. Once there, he discovers that the mission is based on greed. As Jake bonds with the native Na’vi people of Pandora, he finds himself falling in love with the beautiful alien Neytiri. Filmed in multiple locations including Wellington, New Zealand.

All the Beauty of the World (2006)
Marc Esposito
After the man of her life dies, Tina goes on a journey to Asia with hopes of rediscovering life after loss. She is accompanied by her friend Franck, who is in love with her. Still mourning the loss of her love, however, she cannot give Franck what he wants from her. Originally titled Toute la beauté du monde. Filmed in Bali, Indonesia and Paris, France.

Au Revoir Taipei (2010)
Arvin Chen
A young Taiwanese man, Kai, wants nothing more than to be with his girlfriend, who is in Paris. To keep himself busy, he studies French night after night in a bookstore. When a woman who works at the bookstore notices him, Kai discovers that his desire for companionship can be fulfilled right at home in Taipei. Originally titled Yi ye Taibei. Filmed in Taipei City, Taiwan.

American Dreams in China (2013)
Peter Ho-Sun Chan
This drama is a rags-to-riches story about three young men from different backgrounds with one goal: to help Chinese teenagers’ dreams come true by building an English language school in China. Spanning nearly 30 years, this film highlights historic moments in Chinese history. Filmed in China.

Aya (1990)
Solrun Hoaas
Set in the 1950s, Aya, a young Japanese war bride, and her husband, Frank, arrive in a small Australian town. Aya and Frank love each other, but Frank wants Aya to forget about her Japanese past. She cannot let go of who she is and where she came from, and finds herself drawn to his friend Mac, who respects the Japanese culture. Filmed in Hobart and Melbourne.

Australia (2008)
Baz Luhrmann
An English aristocrat inherits a large cattle station in northern Australia. When she learns about the English cattle barons’ plot to take her land, she drives 2,000 cattle across treacherous lands to Darwin, Australia with the help of a stockman—only to witness the city’s bombing by Japanese forces. Filmed in multiple locations including Darwin and Sydney.

All My Friends Are Leaving Brisbane (2007)
Louise Alston
One by one, Anthea’s friends start to leave Brisbane, tempting her to do so as well. But when she learns that an ex-boyfriend is coming back to Brisbane, she changes her mind. Filmed in Brisbane.

Doctor Zhivago (1965)
David Lean
Based on the novel by Boris Pasternak, this epic drama-romance starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie unfolds as World War I and the Russian Revolution are brewing. It earned Golden Globe awards for Best Motion Picture, Director, Actor, Screenplay and Original Score, and is tied with Love Story, The Godfather, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and A Star Is Born for the most wins by a single film.

Dutch Harbor: Where the Sea Breaks Its Back (1998)
Braden King and Laura Moya
Filmed in black and white, this documentary shares the stories of people who live in Dutch Harbor. From their love for the untamed island to their concern over gentrification, this intimate film shares the true emotions of the people who care deeply for their town.

Dawn! (1979)
Ken Hannam
This sports biopic shares the life experiences and rise to fame of Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser, a three-time Olympic gold medalist. Filmed in multiple locations including Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney.

Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez (2008)
Robert Cornellier
Riki Ott and fishermen in Cordova, Alaska share the environmental, social and economic impacts of the Exxon Valdez oil spill near Prince William Sound.

Big Miracle (2012)
Ken Kwapis
When a family of whales is becoming trapped by fast-forming ice in the Arctic Circle, three people—a volunteer, a news reporter and a native Alaskan boy—inspire an entire community to save them. Filmed in multiple locations including Seward.

Bears (2014)
Alastair Fothergill, Keith Scholey and Adam Chapman
With the Alaskan wilderness as a backdrop, Bears is a documentary that follows a bear family for one year. From the moment hibernation ends through the spring, summer and fall, this bear family, including two cubs, finds adventure around every corner. Filmed in Alaska.

The Beach (2000)
Danny Boyle
Richard, a nicotine-addicted traveler, finds a map in a Bangkok hotel that supposedly leads to a legendary island paradise where some other wayward souls have settled. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
Beeban Kidron
This story picks up four weeks after the first film. Now that Bridget Jones is in love, she begins to question if what she has is everything she has dreamed of having. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Boy (2010)
Taika Waititi
This film is about Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his grandmother, his brother and a goat. When Boy’s grandmother goes away for a week, his absent father, whom he had idealized, shows up looking for a bag of money that he buried years earlier. Filmed in New Zealand.

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
David Lean
Set during World War II, this film tells the story of British prisoners who are ordered to build a bridge to accommodate the Burma–Siam railway. Filmed in multiple locations in Sri Lanka including Colombo.

Enlightenment Guaranteed (2000)
Doris Dörrie
When brothers Uwe and Gustav travel to a monastery near Tokyo, Japan, their plan is to address their troubled lives and achieve enlightenment. But trouble seems to follow Uwe and Gustav wherever they go. Originally titled Erleuchtung garantiert. Filmed in multiple locations including Tokyo.

Baraka (1992)
Ron Fricke
This moving documentary takes viewers around the world to villages, natural landscapes, forests, volcanoes and many other places to emphasize what is found in these places. Camera footage, without words, shows both the good and the bad, eventually coming full circle. Filmed in multiple locations including Cambodia, Ecuador, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Nepal and more.

Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above (2013)
Chi Po-lin
This documentary reveals the beauty of Taiwan from a bird’s-eye view and highlights both the natural splendor and the growth of Taiwan as seen in its urbanization. Filmed in Taiwan.

Broken Hill (2009)
Dagen Merrill
Tommy, the son of a sheep rancher, lives in the middle of the Australian Outback and dreams of attending the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. In order to apply to the conservatorium, Tommy needs to find musicians in the Outback who can play the music he has composed. Winner of two awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Adelaide and Sydney.

Bootmen (2000)
Dein Perry
Sean Odken leaves his job at a steel mill to appear on a tap dancing show in Sydney, but finds himself jobless after he gets involved with a lead dancer and is let go. He returns home determined to start his own tap dance group, but with a new twist: the tap dancers will wear hard hats while dancing on industrial steel and wearing shoes welded with metal. Filmed in Newcastle and Sydney.

Beneath Hill 60 (2010)
Jeremy Sims
Set in 1916, this drama is based on the true story of Captain Oliver Woodward. Along with his secret platoon of Australian tunnelers, he must maintain a leaking complex tunnel system deep beneath German lines that is packed with enough explosives to alter the war. Filmed in Townsville.

City of Ghosts (2003)
Matt Dillon
When an international scam in which a con man is involved goes sour, he flees to mysterious Southeast Asia to get his promised cut. Filmed in multiple locations including Cambodia and Bangkok, Thailand.

Careful, He Might Hear You (1983)
Carl Schultz
After PS’s mother dies, his Aunt Lila and Uncle George take him into their home in Sydney. But his Aunt Vanessa shows up claiming her rights as a co-guardian, demanding that PS live with her during the week. With Lila, PS gets to live the life of a child, but with Vanessa, he is forced to live a strict, staunch life. Filmed in Sydney.

The Lover (1992)
Jean-Jacques Annaud
Set in 1929 during French colonial rule in Vietnam, a French teenage girl catches the eye of a wealthy Chinese businessman. A torrid affair ensues despite class restrictions and social mores. Originally titled L’amant. Filmed in multiple locations including Ho Chi Minh City and Saigon.

The Legend of Suriyothai (2001)
Chatrichalerm Yukol
This film follows the life of Queen Suriyothai, from her youth until her death. Regarded by Thai people as a great feminist, the queen is presented as an opinionated and determined woman. Originally titled Suriyothai. Filmed in Thailand.

Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam (2010)
Luke Nguyen
Travel with Luke Nguyen, owner and chef of the Red Lantern restaurant in Sydney, as he takes a culinary trip through northern Vietnam, including the natural wonders of Ha Long Bay, the magnificent mountains of Sapa and more. Filmed in Vietnam.

Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam: Hue (TV) (2011)
Production Company: SBS One
Travel with Luke Nguyen as he explores the vibrant town of Hue, where he helps prepare traditional lemongrass skewers, explores the historic Citadel built by the Nguyen Dynasty and more. Filmed in Hue.

New Zealand from Above (2012)
Bruce Morrison and Serge Ou
This documentary gives you the opportunity to traverse New Zealand, from the South Island to the tip of the North Island. New Zealanders share their thoughts on their culture, interests and work. Filmed in New Zealand.

Last Days in Vietnam (2014)
Rory Kennedy
When the North Vietnamese Army was closing in on approximately 5,000 Americans in Saigon, the Americans had roughly 24 hours to get out, with no official evacuation plan. With the clock ticking, the Americans managed to escape, but not before helping their South Vietnamese allies, coworkers and friends. 135,000 South Vietnamese escaped with the help of some heroic Americans.

Lust for Life (1956)
Vincente Minnelli
Kirk Douglas stars as Vincent van Gogh in this film adaptation by the great Vincente Minnelli, filmed on location in Belgium, France and The Netherlands.

Long Long Time Ago (2016)
Jack Neo
This comedy-drama is about one family’s trials and tribulations from 1965 to the early 1970s. As they journey through the years, from a humble home to a modern flat, they witness their nation’s growth and face many challenges that require perseverance.

Let’s Eat! (2016)
Chapman To
Rosemary, the daughter of a restaurant owner, wants to modernize the restaurant and reduce costs, but the restaurant’s traditional chef, Dai Hung, does not see eye to eye with Rosemary. Filmed in Malaysia and Singapore.

Lost in Translation (2003) (2013)
Sofia Coppola
A middle-aged American movie star is in Tokyo to film a whiskey ad for the Japanese market. There, he meets a twentysomething recent Yale philosophy graduate who is in Japan with her husband, and they find that they have more in common than meets the eye. Filmed in multiple locations including Tokyo.

Passages (Lü Cheng) (2004)
Yang Chao
Looking for meaning to their lives, two students journey across rural China with the hope of purchasing rare mushrooms to sell back home. Along the way, they are forced to decide whether to continue journeying or continue their education.

Lust, Caution (2007)
Ang Lee
After losing his wife, two sons and two other women, Old Wu is losing patience with his attempts to assassinate Yee, an important official in Japanese-ruled Shanghai. Old Wu enlists Kuang, Mak Tai Tai and their drama student friends, but the assassination does not happen. Years later, Mak Tai Tai meets Yee again, and this time she is determined to succeed. Originally titled Se, jie. Filmed in multiple locations throughout China and Malaysia.

Lost in Thailand (2012)
Zheng Xu
This Chinese comedy follows the adventures of three men. One, a scientist, decides to travel to Thailand to get his boss’s approval on an invention he has created that will secure his future. His coworker follows with intentions of stopping him because he wants to sell the invention to a French company. And on the plane, one of the men meets a man who is traveling to Thailand to fulfill items on his bucket list. Originally titled Ren zai jiong tu: Tai jiong. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok, Thailand and Beijing, China.

Lord Jim (1965)
Richard Brooks
James Burke, a distinguished midshipman who rises to the rank of executive officer, is put ashore after suffering a broken foot. After his recovery, Jim signs on as the executive officer of a rusty tub manned by a third-rate crew and a barbarous captain. Filmed in multiple locations including Cambodia and Hong Kong, China.

The Light Between Oceans (2016)
Derek Cianfrance
Tom, a lighthouse keeper, and his wife, Isabel, live remotely off the coast of western Australia. After Isabel miscarries twice and a baby washes ashore in a dinghy, Isabel convinces Tom that they should raise the baby without telling anyone about her or her father, who is lying dead in the boat. Filmed in multiple locations including Dunedin and Tasmania.

Made in Vietnam (2017)
Thi Vo
This documentary follows Thi Vo and his friends as Thi searches for his father after more than three decades of separation. Thirty years after escaping Vietnam for Hong Kong with his mother and then emigrating to Canada, Thi has a strong urge to find his biological father and the family he has never met. Filmed in multiple locations including Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and Hue, Vietnam.

Love Me Again (Land Down Under) (2008)
Rory B. Quintos
Arah and Migo live in the Philippines, but Arah dreams of a better life. When her father has an accident, Arah moves to Australia to earn money. Migo is devastated but does not want to go to Australia. Arah adjusts to life in Australia, fulfilling her dreams for herself and her family. But after several years have passed, Migo shows up in Australia, and he and Arah confront their past and their time apart. Filmed in multiple locations including Darwin.

Lion (2016)
Garth Davis
Based on the nonfiction book A Long Way Home, this film tells the story of Saroo Brierley, who, at five years of age, gets separated from his family in Kolkata and then adopted by an Australian family. At 25, Saroo begins a search for his long-lost family using Google Earth. Filmed in multiple locations including Melbourne, Australia; Kolkata, India; and Hobart, Australia.

Only God Forgives (2013)
Nicolas Winding Refn
A prosperous drug smuggler in Bangkok’s criminal underworld is about to have his world turned upside down when his mother wants him to avenge his brother’s death. Filmed in Bangkok.

The Makioka Sisters (1983)
Kon Ichikawa
Set in 1938 Japan, this drama follows four sisters who are living off the dwindling inheritance of their deceased parents. Every year, the sisters meet in Kyoto to view the cherry blossoms. Originally titled Sasameyuki. Filmed in Kyoto and Osaka.

Our Generation
  (2010)

Sinem Saban and Damien Curtis
This documentary features stories from one of the last strongholds of traditional Aboriginal culture in Australia: the remote Yolngu of northeastern Arnhem Land. The Aboriginal struggles of land, culture and freedom are explored, and interviews with national indigenous leaders, historians and human rights activists shine a light on threats to the Australian Aboriginal culture.

Memorias del desarrollo (2010)
Miguel Coyula
This award-winning film is about an educated man who decides to leave the Cuban revolution and his homeland to explore the “developed” world, including London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. The more he travels, the more he finds himself feeling like a stranger in strange lands. Filmed in multiple locations including Havana, London, Paris and Tokyo.

The Medallion (2003)
Gordon Chan
While Hong Kong detective Eddie Yang is working with Interpol to catch international criminal Snakehead, he dies but is brought back to life when the two halves of an ancient medallion are joined together by a boy who is considered the chosen one. This medallion transforms Eddie into an immortal warrior. Filmed in multiple locations including Hong Kong, China; Dublin, Ireland; and Thailand.

The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Guy Hamilton
James Bond is called in to investigate the death of a scientist working on a powerful solar cell and finds himself chasing down famed assassin Francisco Scaramanga. In Bangkok, “007” is captured and placed in a dojo. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

The Piano (1993)
Jane Campion
Ada and her young daughter move to New Zealand for Ada’s arranged marriage. When Ada’s husband sells her beloved piano to their neighbor, George, she is heartbroken. But George offers Ada a chance to earn her piano back by giving him piano lessons. Filmed in Auckland.

The Patriarch (2016)
Lee Tamahori
This film is based on the novel Bulibasha: King of the Gypsies by Witi Ihimaera. Set in the 1960s, with breathtaking views of the east coast of New Zealand, The Patriarch tells the story of two Māori sheepshearing families, the Poatas and the Mahanas—bitter enemies who must find their way through adversity. Originally titled Mahana. Filmed in Auckland.

Pirates of the Airwaves (2016)
Charlie Haskell
This drama is about Radio Hauraki, New Zealand’s “boat that rocked.” Radio Hauraki was a pirate radio station that broadcast in international waters from a boat called Tiri from 1966 through 1970, when the station began to broadcast on land. Filmed in Auckland.

Mabo (2012)
Rachel Perkins
This biographical film is about Eddie Koiki Mabo, an Aboriginal Australian and national hero of Australia. Mabo, who dropped out of school at the age of 15, successfully spearheaded the campaign for land rights for indigenous people, which resulted in the overthrowing of terra nullius (“nobody’s land”) by the High Court. Filmed in Queensland.

Reds (1981)
Warren Beatty
An epic film starring Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton, this saga recounts the events leading up to the Russian Revolution. It is brilliantly interspersed with interviews with witnesses to the uprising. Beatty won a Best Director Oscar for this film.

Russia in Bloom (2013)
Sergey Nurmamed
Leonid Parfenov, a well-known Russian TV presenter, journalist and author of documentaries, dedicates this documentary to the 150th anniversary of the birth of Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky, an early 20th-century Russian pioneer in color photography. Originally titled Tsvet Natsii.

Power of Pearl: The Farm Beneath the Sea (2017)
Ahbra Perry and Robert Taylor Higgins
In the Ring of Fire, a basin of the Pacific Ocean where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur, pearls grow. This documentary follows pearl farmers in the Philippines, Indonesia and Australia, and shows how pearls impact the relationship between workers and their communities. Winner of the 2013 American Documentary Film Fund. Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Bora Bora, French Polynesia; and Kobe, Japan.

Pinoy Sunday (2009)
Wi Ding Ho
When a pair of migrant Filipino workers happen upon an abandoned red couch, they decide to take it back to their dormitory. Unable to find a way to get the couch home by vehicle, they have no choice but to carry it on foot. Soon, their Sunday turns into an adventure of self-discovery. Filmed in multiple locations including the Philippines and Taipei City, Taiwan.

Rhapsody in August (1991)
Akira Kurosawa
When four children spend the summer with their grandmother in Nagasaki, Japan, they learn about how their grandfather was killed: by the atomic bomb that fell in 1945. Originally titled Hachigatsu no rapusodī. Filmed in multiple locations including Nagasaki.

The Road Home (1999)
Yimou Zhang
When businessman Luo Yusheng returns to his village from the city for the funeral of his father, he is reminded of the magical story of how his mother and father first met. Originally titled Wo de fu qin mu qin.

Red Sorghum (1988)
Yimou Zhang
A young Chinese woman is sent to marry the undesirable owner of a winery, but falls in love with one of his servants. Originally titled Hong gao liang. Filmed in China.

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
Phillip Noyce
This multi-award-winning film tells the story of Molly, Daisy and Grace, two sisters and a cousin who are taken thousands of miles away from their Aboriginal mothers to be trained as domestic staff. The girls escape and follow a rabbit-proof fence while eluding a native tracker and the regional constabulary. Filmed in multiple locations including Adelaide, Perth and Sydney.

Three Seasons (1999)
Tony Bui
As the characters in this film come to terms with the past, present and future of Ho Chi Minh City, their paths begin to merge. Filmed in Vietnam.

Surprising Vietnam (2008)
Fred Heiman
Discover some of the delights of Vietnam in this documentary that takes you from the rice paddies of the southern Mekong Delta to tribal villages in the northern and central highlands, as well as the country’s modern cities. Filmed in multiple locations including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Hue, Vietnam.

Tokyo Story (1953)
Yasujirō Ozu
When Shukichi and Tomi Hirayama travel to Tokyo to visit their children, they discover that their children are too busy for them and inconvenienced by their presence. After their kids send them off to a resort that is too loud, Shukichi and Tomi decide to return home. Originally titled Tōkyō monogatari. Filmed in multiple locations including Hiroshima and Tokyo.

The Sea Wall (2009)
Rithy Panh
An exasperated widow finds herself troubled when her adult children leave to find their independence; at the same time, she must try to erect a barrier against the sea to protect her rice fields from flooding. Originally titled Un barrage contre le Pacifique. Filmed in Cambodia.

Tora-san Goes North (1987)
Yōji Yamada
This romantic comedy is about a naive man who falls in love easily. After returning home to Hokkaido, Tora-san falls for a young lady who has returned to Hokkaido to make amends with her father. Originally titled Otoko wa tsurai yo: Shiretoko bojō. Filmed in Hokkaido and Tokyo.

There Is No Lid on the Sea (2015)
Keisuke Toyoshima
Adapted from Banana Yoshimoto’s novel, this drama shows how both drastic life changes and simple enjoyments can change one’s view of the world. Mari decides to leave bustling Tokyo and return to her hometown, a small town in the Shizuoka prefecture, to open a snow cone shop. Her snow cones soothe her customers and Mari finds peace with herself through a friendship she develops with a coworker. Originally titled Umi no futa. Filmed in Tokyo.

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Roger Spottiswoode
When Elliot Carver tries to entice the United Kingdom and China into World War III by starting trouble over British and Chinese waters, James Bond must stop him. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok, Phuket and London.

The Samurai (2003)
Tony Long
This documentary explores the extraordinary history of the samurai, one of the world’s most famous warrior classes, including their self-discipline, martial artistry and sacred rituals. Modern-day samurai share the ways of life in the Bushidō, while educators describe the momentous events in the centuries-long history of the samurai.

Two Brothers (2004)
Jean-Jacques Annaud
This film follows the adventures of twin tiger cubs that were born among the temple ruins of an exotic jungle. Separated as cubs, the two tigers meet up again years later, but as forced enemies. Originally titled Deux frères. Filmed in multiple locations including Cambodia and Bangkok, Thailand.

The Tree (2010)
Julie Bertuccelli
When her husband, Peter, dies unexpectedly, Dawn is devastated. But Simone, their eight-year-old daughter, is convinced that Peter is speaking to her through the giant Moreton Bay fig tree that stands next to their house—the same tree that Peter crashed his car into on the day he died. And when Dawn begins a relationship with George, the tree seems to take on a life of its own. Filmed in Queensland.

Samsara (2012)
Ron Fricke
This documentary transports viewers to sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes and natural wonders. Shot on 70-millimeter film and filmed over nearly five years in 25 countries on five continents; locations include Tokyo, Japan; Shanghai, China; and Bangkok, Thailand.

Same Same But Different (2010)
Detlev Buck
During a post-graduation summer trip to Cambodia, Benjamin Prüfer falls for Sreykeo Solvan. When he returns home to Germany, he discovers that Sreykeo is sick—and makes it his responsibility to save her. This film is based on a true story. Filmed in Cambodia, Germany and Malaysia.

Swimming Upstream (2003)
Russell Mulcahy
This biographical film tells the inspirational story of Tony Fingleton. After growing up in a troubled household and being overlooked by his father, Tony makes a commitment to become the best athlete possible and prove his confidence and talents to his father. Filmed in multiple locations including Brisbane, Perth and Sydney.

The Quiet American (2002)
Phillip Noyce
Michael Caine stars as a British journalist stationed in Vietnam during the 1950s who becomes friends with a seemingly harmless American (Brendan Fraser). Filmed in multiple locations including Da Nang, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

War and Peace (1956)
King Vidor
Audrey Hepburn and Henry Fonda star in this condensed adaptation of Tolstoy’s classic, originally released in 1956.

Wild Russia (2009)
Production Company: Animal Planet
This six-episode documentary gives viewers breathtaking views of the natural wonders of Russia, including Siberia, the Kamchatka Peninsula, the Arctic, Caucasus, Primorskiy Kray and the Ural Mountains. Originally titled Wildes Russland. Filmed in Russia.

Which Way Is East (1994)
Lynne Sachs
This documentary short is the filmmaker’s travel diary and pieces together Vietnamese history, recollections of the war and memories of the people she met in Vietnam. Filmed in multiple locations including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hue and the Mekong Delta.

Whale Rider (2002)
Niki Caro
When 11-year-old Pai is certain that she is destined to become the new chief of the Whangara people, a patriarchal New Zealand tribe, she must go up against her grandfather, Koro, who is bound by tradition to pick a male leader. Filmed in New Zealand.

Without a Paddle (2004)
Steven Brill
When three friends are reunited at the funeral of a childhood friend, they discover a trunk that includes information about $200,000 that went missing along with airplane hijacker D. B. Cooper in 1971. The three friends decide to continue their friend’s quest, but are unaware of the impending dangers they will face. Filmed in various locations throughout New Zealand including Rotorua and Wellington.

The World’s Fastest Indian (2005)
Roger Donaldson
This biographical drama is about Burt Munro (1899–1978), a New Zealand motorcycle racer. Burt has tinkered on his 1920 Indian motorcycle for 25 years with the dream of taking it to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah to see how fast it can go. When he is diagnosed with heart disease, he mortgages his home and charms his way to Utah. Filmed in multiple locations including Auckland, New Zealand; Timaru, New Zealand; and the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah.

When a City Falls (2011)
Gerard Smyth
After two earthquakes killed 185 people in Christchurch, New Zealand, the beautiful city and the Canterburians were devastated. This documentary shares the accounts of people who lived through the earthquakes, as well as their inspiring determination to recover and rebuild. Filmed in Christchurch.

Women in the Mirror (2003)
Yoshishige Yoshida
This drama is about three women who feel a sense of confused identity, tied to memories of the Hiroshima disaster. As they share their memories, they try to piece together family ties that may or may not connect them to each other. Originally titled Kagami no onnatachi.

Wawata Topu: Mermaids of Timor-Leste (2013)
David Palazón and Enrique Alonso
This documentary is about four generations of female divers trying to make a living in a coastal village of Timor-Leste, where their contributions to their households and their community are faced with social barriers.

Water (2006)
Julia Perkul and Anastasiya Popova
Witness breathtaking discoveries by researchers worldwide, from Russia, Kazakhstan, Switzerland and more, as they try to understand water’s phenomenal explicit and implicit properties.

Wish You Were Here (2012)
Kieran Darcy-Smith
Four friends go on vacation to Southeast Asia, but things take a turn for the worse when one of them goes missing. Soon, secrets leading up to the night of the disappearance are revealed. Filmed in multiple locations including Sihanoukville.

Kochuu (2003)
Jesper Wachtmeister
This documentary explores modern Japanese architecture as it relates to Japanese and Nordic building traditions, intertwining nature and concrete, gardens and technology, and modern and traditional into visually stunning constructions. Filmed in multiple locations including Finland, Japan, Norway and Sweden.

Komodo Dragon (2009)
John-Paul Davidson
The presenters of this documentary track down the mighty Komodo dragon, the largest living lizard species. Along the way, they encounter one of the world’s most dangerous snakes and help release turtles into the wild.

Fortress of the Bears (2011)
Daniel B. Greenberg
This documentary shows how bears, salmon and trees are interconnected and how nature keeps each in balance. It was filmed on Alaska’s Admiralty Island, where an estimated 1,800 grizzly bears live. Filmed in Tongass National Forest, Alaska.

Falling Flowers (2012)
Jianqi Huo
This film is about Xiao Hong, a renowned writer and strong woman whose life was marked by poverty and sacrifice.

Fool’s Gold (2008)
Andy Tennant
This adventure-romance tells the story of Ben “Finn” Finnegan and Tess Finnegan, a recently divorced couple who fall in love again while searching for a treasure that was lost at sea with the 1715 treasure fleet. Filmed in multiple locations including Cairns, Brisbane and Whitsunday Island.

The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000)
Tran Anh Hung
Beautiful from start to finish, this film follows three sisters, two of whom are happily married—or so it appears. Originally titled Mua he chieu thang dung. Filmed in Vietnam.

Victory (1996)
Mark Peploe
When Axel Heyst makes a stop at a hotel in the port city of Surabaya, a young woman who is in danger asks him for help. They flee to Axel’s home on a nearby secluded island, but the dangerous men searching for her find out where they have gone and pursue them. Filmed in Indonesia and Malaysia.

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
Barry Levinson
When an unorthodox and irreverent DJ is stationed in Vietnam to bring humor to Armed Forces Radio, he begins to shake things up. Filmed in Bangkok and Phuket.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

Oliver Stone (1993)
Heaven & Earth
Based on a true story, this film follows the life of a Buddhist Vietnamese peasant girl who survives a life of suffering and hardship during and after the Vietnam War. Filmed in Bangkok, Thailand and Vietnam.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
Taika Waititi
When young Ricky Baker is sent to live in the country with his Aunt Bella and Uncle Hec because of his defiant behavior, he and Hec clash. So, when Bella unexpectedly passes away, Ricky runs away into the wild New Zealand bush, followed closely behind by Hec. Filmed in multiple locations throughout New Zealand.

House of Bamboo (1955) (1955)
Samuel Fuller
This film noir follows Eddie Kenner, a US Army investigator who attempts to look into the death of a fellow army official while planted in a Tokyo crime syndicate. Filmed in Tokyo.

Hiroshima, My Love (1959)
Alain Resnais
When a Frenchwoman travels to Japan to make a film about the atomic bomb in Hiroshima and the importance of peace, she falls in love with a Japanese man who lost his family in the bombing. They find a connection through loss, as she herself lost her German lover in the war. Originally titled Hiroshima mon amour. Filmed in multiple locations including Hiroshima.

Heart 2 Heart (2010)
Nayato Fio Nuala
While Indah is on vacation with her family, she meets Pandu and they form a friendship that leads them on adventures to the beautiful forests, tea gardens and lakes of Bogor. When the family vacation ends, Indah returns to Jakarta, but is involved in a tragic accident that leaves her speechless and blind. She falls into a deep depression, while Pandu searches for her.

Indochine (1992)
Régis Wargnier
This film is set in 1930, when French colonial rule in Indochina is ending. An unmarried Frenchwoman and her adopted daughter, a Vietnamese princess, both fall in love with a young French navy officer. Filmed in multiple locations including Malaysia and Vietnam.

I Wish (2011)
Hirokazu Koreeda
Brothers Koichi and Ryunosuke are separated when their parents get divorced, but Koichi, the older brother, wishes his family were still intact. After hearing that wishes can be granted if made at the exact moment when two bullet trains pass by each other at top speed, Koichi, his two best friends, Ryunosuke and Ryunosuke’s three friends all decide to meet at the spot where this will occur. Originally titled Kiseki. Filmed in multiple locations including Kagoshima and Nagasaki.

Indonesia Kirana (2016)
Febian Nurrahman Saktinegara
This musical documentary follows a group of singers from Indonesia who share their culture with the world through song. Filmed in multiple locations including Hungary, Indonesia, The Netherlands and Slovenia.

I Come with the Rain (2009)
Tran Anh Hung
Kline, an ex–Los Angeles cop and now private eye, is hired to find the missing son of a powerful conglomerate boss. He meets up with a former coworker who now works for the Hong Kong police, and together they follow the faint trail of the missing son to a local gangster. Haunted by memories, Kline has a hard time focusing on his work in Hong Kong. Filmed in multiple locations including Hong Kong, China and Los Angeles, California.

Joni’s Promise (2005)
Joko Anwar
Joni, a film delivery man, meets a pretty woman who agrees to tell him her name only if he is able to deliver the reels of the film she is on her way to watch on time. Joni is confident that he can deliver the reels, but the rest of the world seems determined to stop him. Originally titled Janji Joni. Filmed in Jakarta.

Entrapment (1999)
Jon Amiel
When a highly secured piece of art is stolen, an insurance agent works her way into the life of the head thief in the hopes of finding the art. Thinking she wants to join him on heists, the burglar puts her through strenuous training before their first job together. With the promise of a big payout, the insurance agent seems to be enjoying the game. Filmed in multiple locations including Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and London, England.

Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
Michael Anderson and John Farrow
This adventure comedy is an adaptation of Jules Verne’s novel about a Victorian Englishman who bets that, with the new railways and steamships, he can go around the world in 80 days. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok, Thailand; Hong Kong, China; London, England; and Madrid, Spain.

An Angel at My Table (1990)
Jane Campion
This biographical drama tells the story of Nene Janet Paterson Clutha, a New Zealand author who published under the name Janet Frame. The third of five children, Janet endured many hardships as a child, including the drownings of her two adolescent sisters and the epileptic seizures suffered by her brother, George. Confined to a mental institution for several years, she became successful when she started writing stories. Filmed in multiple locations including Auckland, New Zealand; Catalonia, Spain; London, England; and Paris, France.

Zorba the Greek (1964)
Michael Cacoyannis
In this drama based on the Nikos Kazantzakis novel, Anthony Quinn plays larger-than-life Zorba, who travels to Crete with a new friend to advise him in a burgeoning mining operation. Romantic and personal entanglements follow in this passion-filled film. Winner of three Academy Awards (for Cinematography, Art Direction and Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Lila Kedrova). Filmed in Crete, Greece.

The Gospel of John (2014)
David Batty
This film is a word-for-word adaptation of the Gospel of John and offers a modern visual perspective on the life of Jesus Christ, including his miracles, final words, death and resurrection.

The Two Faces of January (2014)
Hossein Amini
When glamorous American couple Chester and Colette arrive in Athens, they befriend a Greek-speaking American, Rydal, who becomes enraptured with Colette. Soon, Rydal is drawn into the dark side of Chester’s life. This film was nominated for three awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Crete, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Mamma Mia! (2008)
Phyllida Lloyd
When bride-to-be Sophie learns that she has three possible fathers, she invites each of them to her wedding without telling her mother. This British-American-Swedish romantic musical comedy was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and three BAFTA Awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Skopelos, Greece.

Alexander (2004)
Oliver Stone
Based on the life of Alexander the Great, this epic historic drama with Colin Farrell in the title role focuses on the king’s great conquests and his relationships with his parents; his wife, Roxana; and his tutor, Aristotle.

Alatriste (2006)
Agustín Díaz Yanes
This historically sweeping film depicts 17th-century Spain during the Eighty Years’ War, when soldier-mercenary Captain Alatriste, played by Viggo Mortensen, fights for the Spanish empire and his king, Philip IV. Filmed in multiple locations including Andalusia and Madrid.

The Last Run (1971)
Richard Fleischer
George C. Scott and Colleen Dewhurst star in this story of a career criminal wanting to retire in the Portuguese fishing village of Albufeira. Reluctantly, he takes one last job: driving an escaped killer across Spain into France. Filmed in Andalusia.

La Perla del Mar (2013)
Joachim Jung
Maria, a singer in the Canary Islands, is 86 but performs with jazz musicians much younger than herself. This documentary shows how being in tune with your surroundings can play a significant role in life. Filmed in the Canary Islands.

O Velho do Restelo (2014)
Manoel de Oliveira
A different kind of meeting takes place when Don Quixote, Luís de Camões, Camilo Castelo Branco and Teixeira de Pascoaes meet in a modern city to talk about life. Filmed in Porto.

Talk to Her (2002)
Pedro Almodóvar
When two men, Benigno and Marco, meet at the clinic where Benigno works, an unsuspected destiny begins. Marco’s girlfriend, a bullfighter, has been gored and is in a coma, while Benigno is also looking after another woman who is in a coma. Originally titled Hable con ella. Filmed in multiple locations including Andalusia and Madrid.

Gosford Park (2001)
Robert Altman
In this period mystery-drama, co-written by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, a dinner party at an English country house is disrupted by a murder, affecting the lives of both the upstairs guests and the downstairs servants. The movie boasts an incredible ensemble cast, including Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Derek Jacobi and Clive Owen. Fellowes received a Best Writing Oscar for his contribution. Filmed in England.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Steven Spielberg
With nothing more than a diary that contains clues and a map showing the location of the famous Holy Grail, Indiana Jones and museum curator Marcus Brody set out to find Jones’s father and the Holy Grail before the Nazis do. Filmed in multiple locations including Andalusia, Spain; Venice, Italy; and Petra, Jordan.

Barcelona (1994)
Whit Stillman
Set during the eighties, the film follows a pair of mismatched American cousins who banter about romance and politics while working in the beautiful city of Barcelona. Filmed in Spain and the United States.

Antonio Gaudí (1984)

Hiroshi Teshigahara


A spellbinding visual poem that takes viewers on a tour of Antonio Gaudí’s spectacular architecture in Barcelona, including his massive, still-unfinished masterpiece, La Sagrada Família.

Atlantic Rhapsody: 52 Scenes from Tórshavn  (1990)
Katrin Ottarsdóttir
This comedy-drama connects the lives of individuals residing in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands. Within 24 hours, their entertaining stories unfold as one scene merges into the next. Filmed in the Faroe Islands.

The Danish Poet (2006)
Torill Kove
This Oscar winner for Best Animated Short Film tells the tale of a poet who travels to Norway in search of inspiration. When he arrives, he falls in love with a farmer’s daughter; however, circumstances separate the two until they reunite many years later.

Edvard Munch (1974)
Peter Watkins
This biopic of Norway’s famed expressionist painter spans 30 years of the artist’s life, focusing on the factors that shaped his worldview and artistic sensibilities—from disease and loss to his affair with a married woman.

To the Arctic 3D (2012)
Greg MacGillivray
This documentary shows the reality of surviving in the wilderness. Follow the lives of a mother polar bear and her twin 7-month-old cubs as they navigate their way through melting ice, mammoth glaciers, mountain peaks and stunning waterfalls.

Winter Morning (2014)
Sakaris Stórá
This film is about the bond shared between two teenage girls. Maria and Birita live in a small community in the Faroe Islands. When their friendship leads them to a turning point in their lives, Maria and Birita must address love and identity. Originally titled Vetrarmorgun.

The King’s Choice (2016)
Erik Poppe
This film is based on a true event that took place during World War II. When German armed forces invade neutral Norway, the royal family must flee. Crown Princess Märtha escapes to Sweden with the children, while Crown Prince Olav and King Haakon VII depart to a farming region near Elverum where they will meet German troops head-on. Originally titled Kongens nei.

The Vikings (1958)
Richard Fleischer
This adventure was produced by and stars Kirk Douglas, along with Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh. Based on the sagas of the Norse ruler Ragnar Lodbrok, it was filmed primarily amid the grandeur of Norway’s fjords. Filmed in multiple locations including Croatia, Germany and Norway.

Gló(ð)  (2012)
Maria Winther Olsen and Sára Wang
This short coming-of-age film is about searching for true identity. A girl finds a pair of ballet shoes in a small cottage; when she puts them on, dancers appear dressed in black. Filmed in the Faroe Islands.

Cold Fever (1995)
Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
Hirata, a Japanese businessman, is reminded by his grandfather that he has a duty to fulfill: He needs to perform a traditional burial ritual in the place where his parents died seven years earlier. Hirata cancels a vacation to Hawaii and instead travels to Iceland to find the correct location. Originally titled Á köldum klaka. Filmed in Iceland and Tokyo, Japan.

Under an Arctic Sky (2017)
Chris Burkard
Set sail with six surfers in this documentary as they search for the perfect surf under the northern lights. Constant darkness, stormy seas and the worst storm to hit the country in 25 years are challenges the surfers must face in trying to reach their goal. Filmed in Iceland.

Land Ho! (2014)
Aaron Katz and Martha Stephens
This poignant film explores the relationship between two ex-brothers-in-law who take a road trip through Iceland to recapture their youth while addressing aging, loss and loneliness. Adventures ensue when they stop at trendy spas, campsites and nightclubs. Filmed in Iceland.

The Last Farm (2004)
Rúnar Rúnarsson
In a remote corner of Iceland, Hrafn is doing chores before he and his wife, Gróa, leave for a retirement home in the city. But before their daughter, Lilja, picks them up, Hrafn races to complete some very specific final tasks. Originally titled Síðasti baerinn. Filmed in Iceland.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Ben Stiller
Walter Mitty, a negative assets manager at Life magazine, embarks on an adventurous global journey to track down a photojournalist when the negative for the magazine’s final print issue is discovered missing. Filmed in various locations throughout Iceland.

Rams (2015)
Grímur Hákonarson
Gummi and Kiddi are two brothers who live side by side tending to their sheep, but have not spoken to each other in four decades. When a lethal disease infects Kiddi’s sheep, the brothers come together to save the special breed that has been passed down for generations. Originally titled Hrútar. Filmed in Iceland.

The Importance of Being Icelandic (1998)
Jon Einarsson Gustafsson
This short documentary follows several emigrants and Icelandic Canadians as they explore their Viking heritage. Filmed in Winnipeg, Canada.

Herd in Iceland (2013)
Lindsay Blatt and Paul Taggart
This short documentary shows the bond between the people of Iceland and their beloved Icelandic horses, a pure breed that grazes freely in the highlands during the summer months. Each September, the horses are rounded up and reunited with their owners. Filmed in Iceland.

Act Normal (2006)
Olaf de Fleur Johannesson
This documentary was filmed over the course of ten years and follows a monk who chooses to live a normal life, discarding his robe and marrying. He later divorces and returns to being a monk. Filmed in Iceland and Thailand.

Kon-Tiki (2012)
Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg
In this dramatic retelling of Thor Heyerdahl’s 4,300-mile expedition of 1947, the Norwegian explorer proves naysayers wrong by sailing a balsa wood raft across the Pacific from South America to Polynesia. Filmed in multiple locations including Bulgaria, Malta, Norway, Sweden and Thailand.

Children of Nature (1991)
Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
When Thorgeir must leave his home in the Icelandic countryside and move into a home for senior citizens in Reykjavík, he meets an old friend from his childhood and new adventures begin. Originally titled Börn náttúrunnar. Filmed in Iceland.

The Heroes of Telemark (1965)
Anthony Mann
Kirk Douglas and Richard Harris star in this film about the World War II Norwegian resistance against German troops, who were manufacturing a component for the atomic bomb. Filmed in Norway.

Home (2009)
Yann Arthus-Bertand
This documentary shows aerial footage from 54 countries and depicts how Earth’s problems are all interlinked.

The Islands and the Whales (2016)
Mike Day
Faroe Islanders are facing a modern-day struggle when it comes to one of their traditional sources of food: whale. The whales have become toxic due to contamination, and now the islanders must choose between health and tradition. Filmed in the Faroe Islands.

Icelandic Impressions (2015)
Hannes Guggenberger
See Iceland in the fall. This documentary explores the natural beauty of Iceland at the time when the northern lights season begins. Filmed in Iceland.

Cold Fever (1995)
Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
Hirata, a Japanese businessman, is reminded by his grandfather that he has a duty to fulfill: He needs to perform a traditional burial ritual in the place where his parents died seven years earlier. Hirata cancels a vacation to Hawaii and instead travels to Iceland to find the correct location. Originally titled Á köldum klaka. Filmed in Iceland and Tokyo, Japan.

Under an Arctic Sky (2017)
Chris Burkard
Set sail with six surfers in this documentary as they search for the perfect surf under the northern lights. Constant darkness, stormy seas and the worst storm to hit the country in 25 years are challenges the surfers must face in trying to reach their goal. Filmed in Iceland.

Land Ho! (2014)
Aaron Katz and Martha Stephens
This poignant film explores the relationship between two ex-brothers-in-law who take a road trip through Iceland to recapture their youth while addressing aging, loss and loneliness. Adventures ensue when they stop at trendy spas, campsites and nightclubs. Filmed in Iceland.

The Last Farm (2004)
Rúnar Rúnarsson
In a remote corner of Iceland, Hrafn is doing chores before he and his wife, Gróa, leave for a retirement home in the city. But before their daughter, Lilja, picks them up, Hrafn races to complete some very specific final tasks. Originally titled Síðasti baerinn. Filmed in Iceland.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Ben Stiller
Walter Mitty, a negative assets manager at Life magazine, embarks on an adventurous global journey to track down a photojournalist when the negative for the magazine’s final print issue is discovered missing. Filmed in various locations throughout Iceland.

Rams (2015)
Grímur Hákonarson
Gummi and Kiddi are two brothers who live side by side tending to their sheep, but have not spoken to each other in four decades. When a lethal disease infects Kiddi’s sheep, the brothers come together to save the special breed that has been passed down for generations. Originally titled Hrútar. Filmed in Iceland.

The Importance of Being Icelandic (1998)
Jon Einarsson Gustafsson
This short documentary follows several emigrants and Icelandic Canadians as they explore their Viking heritage. Filmed in Winnipeg, Canada.

Herd in Iceland (2013)
Lindsay Blatt and Paul Taggart
This short documentary shows the bond between the people of Iceland and their beloved Icelandic horses, a pure breed that grazes freely in the highlands during the summer months. Each September, the horses are rounded up and reunited with their owners. Filmed in Iceland.

Act Normal (2006)
Olaf de Fleur Johannesson
This documentary was filmed over the course of ten years and follows a monk who chooses to live a normal life, discarding his robe and marrying. He later divorces and returns to being a monk. Filmed in Iceland and Thailand.

Children of Nature (1991)
Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
When Thorgeir must leave his home in the Icelandic countryside and move into a home for senior citizens in Reykjavík, he meets an old friend from his childhood and new adventures begin. Originally titled Börn náttúrunnar. Filmed in Iceland.

Death in Venice (1971)
Luchino Visconti
This faithful adaptation of Thomas Mann’s well-known novella depicts a work-obsessed composer seeking solace at a Venetian seaside resort who becomes infatuated with a beautiful adolescent, whom he follows through the city’s palazzi and medieval streets. Filmed in Venice.

Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Woody Allen
The lives of an upper-class Manhattan family are conveyed in song as they travel from New York to Paris to Venice in this whimsical musical comedy starring Julia Roberts, Alan Alda, Edward Norton and Goldie Hawn. Filmed in Venice and various locations throughout England.

Bread and Tulips (2000)
Silvio Soldini
This romantic comedy follows a housewife who gets left behind during a family vacation. As she makes her way home, she impulsively detours to Venice and builds a new life—only to be admonished by her sister to return to her old one. Originally titled Pane e tulipani. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome, Salerno and Venice.

Outlaw Girl (1950)
Mario Camerini
Beppe Musolino is innocent but found guilty of murder. He escapes from prison and, while on the run, meets and falls in love with a village girl. Together they track down the people who were responsible for the guilty verdict. Originally titled Il Brigante Musolino. Filmed in Calabria, Italy.

Senso (1954)
Luchino Visconti
A feast for the eyes set in 1860s Italy, this melodrama plays out against the atmospheric backdrop of Venice, from La Fenice Opera House to St. Mark’s Square. Filmed in Rome and Venice.

Summertime (1955)
David Lean
Katharine Hepburn is an American schoolteacher who takes a dream trip to Venice and finds herself entangled and in love with a married man. Lean won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director. Both Hepburn and Lean received Academy Award nominations. Filmed in Venice.

Zorba the Greek (1964)
Michael Cacoyannis
In this drama based on the Nikos Kazantzakis novel, Anthony Quinn plays larger-than-life Zorba, who travels to Crete with a new friend to advise him in a burgeoning mining operation. Romantic and personal entanglements follow in this passion-filled film. Winner of three Academy Awards (for Cinematography, Art Direction and Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Lila Kedrova). Filmed in Crete, Greece.

Youth (2015)
Paolo Sorrentino
When two longtime friends go on vacation in Switzerland, they spend their time in an elegant hotel sharing stories about their children, other hotel guests and their day-to-day lives. Fred, a retired conductor and composer, learns that someone wants to hear him conduct again, while Mick, a film director, is determined to finish the screenplay for his final film. Filmed in multiple locations including Kanton Bern, Switzerland; Rome, Italy; and Venice, Italy.

The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Iain Softley
Based on Henry James’s novel, this intelligent film follows American heiress Milly Theale, played by Helena Bonham Carter. After she is stricken ill, she travels to Venice, where family and friends swirl around her with both good intentions and bad. Filmed in multiple locations including Venice.

Walking on Sunshine (2014)
Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini
Set in a stunning coastal village in present-day Italy, this musical romance follows Maddie, a woman who decides to marry a man after a speedy romance. When Maddie invites her sister, Taylor, to the wedding, it is revealed that the man Maddie is going to marry is the same man with whom Taylor had a holiday fling years earlier. Filmed in the Salento region of Puglia.

The Gospel of John (2014)
David Batty
This film is a word-for-word adaptation of the Gospel of John and offers a modern visual perspective on the life of Jesus Christ, including his miracles, final words, death and resurrection.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

The Postman (1994)
Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this gift to woo the local beauty, Beatrice. Originally titled Il postino. Filmed in Naples and Sicily.

The Dark Side of the Sun (1988)
Božidar Nikolić
A young Brad Pitt stars in this story of a young man searching for a cure for a rare skin disease. Along the way, he finds freedom and love. Filmed in multiple locations including Kotor, Montenegro and Yugoslavia.

Montenegro (1981)
Dušan Makavejev
In this comedy-drama, a bored housewife on the brink of insanity takes up with some bohemian Yugoslavian immigrants living life to the fullest.

The Two Faces of January (2014)
Hossein Amini
When glamorous American couple Chester and Colette arrive in Athens, they befriend a Greek-speaking American, Rydal, who becomes enraptured with Colette. Soon, Rydal is drawn into the dark side of Chester’s life. This film was nominated for three awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Crete, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Marsal (1999)
Vinko Brešan
In this light comedy, the ghost of revolutionary Marshall Tito appears to some citizens on the Dalmatian island of Vis. As news spreads, the mayor sees the event as a tourist attraction and, to capitalize on Tito’s ghost, transforms Vis into a Communist-era outpost.

The Horseman (2003)
Branko Ivanda
This fascinating film is set in the early 18th century in the place where the borders of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice meet. The action and conflicts examine the struggles of living between two empires and two faiths: Catholicism and Islam. Originally titled Konjanik. Filmed in Zadar.

The Brothers Bloom (2009)
Rian Johnson
Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo star in this comedic caper about sibling confidence men who take on a final job that sends them around the world. Filmed in multiple locations including the Czech Republic, Montenegro and Serbia.

How the War Started on My Island (1996)
Vinko Brešan
In this bold black comedy, it is 1991 on an unnamed Croatian island and the Croatian parliament has declared the island’s independence from Yugoslavia. But conscripts from the Yugoslav People’s Army barricade themselves in a garrison, refusing to leave. Originally titled Kako je počeo rat na mom otoku. Filmed in Primosten and Šibenik.

Alexander (2004)
Oliver Stone
Based on the life of Alexander the Great, this epic historic drama with Colin Farrell in the title role focuses on the king’s great conquests and his relationships with his parents; his wife, Roxana; and his tutor, Aristotle.

Casino Royale (2006)
Martin Campbell
In Daniel Craig’s first role playing James Bond, the British agent travels to an extravagant Montenegrin casino in order to strip the film’s villain of all his money. BAFTA Film Award winner for Best Sound and nominated for Best Screenplay. Filmed in multiple locations including Prague, Czech Republic; Venice, Italy; and Lake Como, Italy.

Meet Me in Montenegro (2015)
Alex Holdridge and Linnea Saasen
In this comedy, a failed American writer meets a European dancer and begins an affair with her. Filmed in multiple locations including Germany, Montenegro and the US.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Steven Spielberg
With nothing more than a diary that contains clues and a map showing the location of the famous Holy Grail, Indiana Jones and museum curator Marcus Brody set out to find Jones’s father and the Holy Grail before the Nazis do. Filmed in multiple locations including Andalusia, Spain; Venice, Italy; and Petra, Jordan.

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Mel Stuart
A group of American tourists takes an 18-day guided bus tour of nine European countries (from London to Rome) and humor ensues. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Luxembourg, Rome and Venice.

Zorba the Greek (1964)
Michael Cacoyannis
In this drama based on the Nikos Kazantzakis novel, Anthony Quinn plays larger-than-life Zorba, who travels to Crete with a new friend to advise him in a burgeoning mining operation. Romantic and personal entanglements follow in this passion-filled film. Winner of three Academy Awards (for Cinematography, Art Direction and Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Lila Kedrova). Filmed in Crete, Greece.

A Touch of Spice (2003)
Tassos Boulmetis
When Fanis was a young boy growing up in Istanbul, his grandfather taught him that life and food both require a little salt to give them flavor. Thirty-five years after leaving Istanbul for Athens, Greece, Fanis returns to reunite with his grandfather and first love. Originally titled Politiki kouzina. This film won 11 awards, including Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography, at the Thessaloníki Film Festival. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Lavrio, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

The Bandit (1996)
Yavuz Turgul
This highly popular Turkish drama is considered the savior of Turkish cinema, which was flailing when the film was released. In it, a bandit travels across Turkey to Istanbul after serving a 35-year jail sentence in search of the man who betrayed him. Hailed for its blend of fairy tale and realism, it provides lovely brushstrokes of Turkey. Filmed in Istanbul and Sanliurfa.

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (2005)
Fatih Akin
 

Discover the vibrant music of Istanbul in a documentary that includes both traditional and modern Turkish music. This film won one award and was nominated for two. Filmed in Istanbul, Turkey.

Bread and Tulips (2000)
Silvio Soldini
This romantic comedy follows a housewife who gets left behind during a family vacation. As she makes her way home, she impulsively detours to Venice and builds a new life—only to be admonished by her sister to return to her old one. Originally titled Pane e tulipani. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome, Salerno and Venice.

Carthage in Flames (1960)
Carmine Gallone
This Italian historic drama chronicles the final days of the Punic Wars as the Roman Empire descends upon Carthage. Filmed in Rome, Italy.

Land and Freedom (1995)
Ken Loach
In the spring of 1936, a young unemployed journalist leaves his hometown of Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. This film won two Cannes Film Festival awards. Filmed in Mirambel, Spain and Liverpool, England.

Marius and Jeannette (1997)
Robert Guédiguian
When Marius and Jeannette, two people who are both struggling in life, meet, they learn how to be happy again. Originally titled Marius et Jeannette. This film won six awards, including Best Actress, at the César Awards and Best Film at the Lumières Awards. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Marseille (2004)
Angela Schanelec
When Sophie wants to get away from Berlin, she swaps her apartment for one in Marseille so she can photograph the city. Filmed in Berlin, Germany and Marseille, France.

Marius (2013)
Daniel Auteuil
Marius owns and runs the La Marine Bar with his father, but dreams of setting off to a faraway land. He has been secretly in love with Fanny since childhood, and she him. When Marius is offered a job on an exploratory ship, Fanny confesses her love for him and Marius must choose between her and the sea. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Money for Nothing (1932)
Monty Banks
In this prince-and-the-pauper story, a down-and-out gambler is mistaken for a wealthy man in Monte Carlo. Filmed in England.

Outlaw Girl (1950)
Mario Camerini
Beppe Musolino is innocent but found guilty of murder. He escapes from prison and, while on the run, meets and falls in love with a village girl. Together they track down the people who were responsible for the guilty verdict. Originally titled Il Brigante Musolino. Filmed in Calabria, Italy.

The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935)
Stephen Roberts
In this romantic comedy set after World War I, a beautiful young woman tricks a Russian aristocrat into returning to Monte Carlo after he has broken the bank at its casino. But after stealing his money, she falls in love with him. This film features nice shots of early 20th-century Monte Carlo. Filmed in Monte Carlo.

Maikol Yordan Traveling Lost (2014)
Miguel Alejandro Gómez
Maikol Yordan’s family farm is close to being sold by a bank. With the hope of paying off the bank debt, Maikol enters contests and promotions and wins a trip to Europe. Originally titled Maikol Yordan de Viaje Perdido. Filmed in Costa Rica, England, France and Italy.

Topkapi (1964)
Jules Dassin
This fascinating heist movie follows a band of conniving criminals as they plot to steal an emerald-laid dagger from Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace. The film features Maximilian Schell and Peter Ustinov, and offers a mid-century look at the rich colors and flavors of Istanbul. Filmed in multiple locations including Istanbul.

To Catch a Thief (1955)
Alfred Hitchcock
Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star in this romantic thriller about a retired cat burglar trying to entrap another burglar who is preying on wealthy tourists on the French Riviera. Hitchcock nicely conveys the glamour and energy of Monte Carlo, and the movie won an Oscar for Best Cinematography. Filmed in multiple locations including France and Monaco.

Senso (1954)
Luchino Visconti
A feast for the eyes set in 1860s Italy, this melodrama plays out against the atmospheric backdrop of Venice, from La Fenice Opera House to St. Mark’s Square. Filmed in Rome and Venice.

Spectre (2015)
Sam Mendes
A cryptic message sends James Bond to Mexico City and then Rome, where he uncovers a sinister organization known as Spectre. As Bond learns more about Spectre, he discovers a connection between himself and the enemy he seeks. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome.

The Water Diviner (2014)
Russell Crowe
Connor, an Australian farmer, is on a quest to find his three missing sons, who have been reported as missing in action after the Battle of Gallipoli. While in Istanbul, he is befriended by a Turkish woman. Filmed in multiple locations including South Australia, Australia and Istanbul, Turkey.

Youth (2015)
Paolo Sorrentino
When two longtime friends go on vacation in Switzerland, they spend their time in an elegant hotel sharing stories about their children, other hotel guests and their day-to-day lives. Fred, a retired conductor and composer, learns that someone wants to hear him conduct again, while Mick, a film director, is determined to finish the screenplay for his final film. Filmed in multiple locations including Kanton Bern, Switzerland; Rome, Italy; and Venice, Italy.

Walking on Sunshine (2014)
Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini
Set in a stunning coastal village in present-day Italy, this musical romance follows Maddie, a woman who decides to marry a man after a speedy romance. When Maddie invites her sister, Taylor, to the wedding, it is revealed that the man Maddie is going to marry is the same man with whom Taylor had a holiday fling years earlier. Filmed in the Salento region of Puglia.

Kaleidoscope (1966)
Jack Smight
Warren Beatty and Susannah York star in this crime film about a playboy who infiltrates a manufacturer of playing cards so he can win big at card tables throughout Europe, including the famous Monte Carlo Casino where some of the movie was shot. Filmed in England.

Future Lasts Forever (2011)
Özcan Alper
This beautifully wrought film tells the story of a young music student who travels to southeastern Turkey to record traditional Turkish music; in the process, she confronts a difficult past. The film nicely captures a rich culture and starkly beautiful scenery. Filmed in Turkey.

Fanny (2013)
Daniel Auteuil
The second part of the “Marseille trilogy,” Fanny is now abandoned by Marius and pregnant. Her mother and Marius’s father, César, encourages Fanny to open herself up to the advances of an older, wealthy man. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Woody Allen
While on a summer holiday in Spain, girlfriends Vicky (Rebecca Hall) and Cristina (Scarlett Johansson) take a tour of wildly romantic Barcelona and become enamored with the same painter (Javier Bardem), unaware that his tempestuous ex-wife (Penélope Cruz) is about to re-enter the picture. Cruz won an Oscar for her performance, and the film won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. Filmed in multiple locations including Barcelona.

Gallipoli (1981)
Peter Weir
In this Australian film starring Mel Gibson, several young men from the western part of the continent enlist in the army during World War I. The story provides a fascinating examination of the loss of innocence in the face of war as the friends head to the front lines of Gallipoli, site of the horrific battle.

The Gospel of John (2014)
David Batty
This film is a word-for-word adaptation of the Gospel of John and offers a modern visual perspective on the life of Jesus Christ, including his miracles, final words, death and resurrection.

Grace of Monaco (2014)
Olivier Dahan
This French-American film traces the glamorous life of Grace Kelly, the American actress who left her film career to marry Prince Rainier III of Monaco. The movie includes sweeping shots of the French Riviera. Nicole Kidman plays the starring role. Filmed in multiple locations including France, Italy and Monaco.

Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Roberto Benigni
In this Oscar winner for Best Leading Actor and Best Foreign Language Film, a Jewish Italian father shields his son from the horrors of life in a concentration camp by making up stories about the daily events for the boy to reinterpret. Originally titled La vita è bella. Filmed in multiple locations including Tuscany.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

The Postman (1994)
Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this gift to woo the local beauty, Beatrice. Originally titled Il postino. Filmed in Naples and Sicily.

The Great Beauty (2013)
Paolo Sorrentino
After his 65th birthday, witty and arrogant novelist Jep Gambardella is blindsided by an ex-lover’s secret. He begins to reexamine his lavish lifestyle—frequenting nightclubs, parties and cafés—to seek a different side of Rome. Originally titled La grande bellezza. Filmed in various locations throughout Rome.

Roman Holiday (1953)
William Wyler
Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck star in this romantic comedy about a reporter following a royal princess who attempts to remain incognito as she sightsees in Rome. Hepburn won a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance. Filmed in Rome.

My Friends (1975)
Mario Monicelli
Childhood friends Necchi, Perozzi, Melandri and Mascetti all live in Florence and spend as much time together as possible, traveling around Tuscany telling terrible jokes to anyone who will listen. Melandri falls in love with a professor’s wife; the love does not last, but the professor ends up becoming a great friend to the four men. Originally titled Amici miei. Filmed in Florence.

All About My Mother (1999)
Pedro Almodóvar
In this comedy-drama, a nurse who oversees organ transplants loses her son in a car crash. To break the news to the boy’s father, whom he never knew, she journeys to Barcelona, revisiting colorful characters from her old life and meeting new ones along the way. The film won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. Filmed in multiple locations including A Coruña, Barcelona and Madrid.

La Dolce Vita (1960)
Federico Fellini
Fellini’s classic drama follows a journalist, played by Marcello Mastroianni, through Rome for seven days as he searches for love, happiness and the good life; widely considered one of the best films of all time, it features the famous scene in the Trevi Fountain with Anita Ekberg. Filmed in Rome.

Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
Audrey Wells
Based on Frances Mayes’s best-selling memoir, this lighthearted film tells the story of a recently divorced writer, played by Diane Lane, who buys a Tuscan villa with the hope of changing her life. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome and Salerno.

The Two Faces of January (2014)
Hossein Amini
When glamorous American couple Chester and Colette arrive in Athens, they befriend a Greek-speaking American, Rydal, who becomes enraptured with Colette. Soon, Rydal is drawn into the dark side of Chester’s life. This film was nominated for three awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Crete, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Alexander (2004)
Oliver Stone
Based on the life of Alexander the Great, this epic historic drama with Colin Farrell in the title role focuses on the king’s great conquests and his relationships with his parents; his wife, Roxana; and his tutor, Aristotle.

The Bicycle Thief (1948)
Vittorio De Sica
 

This moving film follows a poor, desperate father as he searches post-war Rome for his stolen bicycle; without it, he will lose the job that allows him to provide for his family. Filmed in Rome.

Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
Vincent McEveety
In the third installment of this beloved Disney franchise, “Herbie the Love Bug”—an anthropomorphized Volkswagen Beetle—joins a rally from Paris to Monte Carlo with his race car–driving owner. The race is loosely based on the famed Monte Carlo Rally, which culminates in the Mediterranean city. Filmed in multiple locations including Monte Carlo, Monaco and Paris, France.

Istanbul Beneath My Wings (1996)
Mustafa Altioklar
This is the incredible true story of one man’s flight across the Bosphorus Strait from Galata on the wings of his 17th-century manmade flying contraption, which he modeled after drawings by Leonardo da Vinci.

The Spanish Apartment (2002)
Cédric Klapisch
This French-Spanish film is the first in a trilogy that focuses on Xavier, a young economics student who travels to Barcelona for a European exchange program. Xavier finds an apartment with six international students and is immersed into a cultural melting pot. Originally titled L’Auberge Espagnole. Filmed in Barcelona.

Biutiful (2010)
Alejandro González Iñárritu
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Uxbal, a single father of two, is forced to reckon with his life in order to escape crime in underground Barcelona and regain spiritual insight. Filmed in Barcelona and Navarra.

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Mel Stuart
A group of American tourists takes an 18-day guided bus tour of nine European countries (from London to Rome) and humor ensues. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Luxembourg, Rome and Venice.

Barcelona (1994)
Whit Stillman
Set during the eighties, the film follows a pair of mismatched American cousins who banter about romance and politics while working in the beautiful city of Barcelona. Filmed in Spain and the United States.

Antonio Gaudí (1984)

Hiroshi Teshigahara


A spellbinding visual poem that takes viewers on a tour of Antonio Gaudí’s spectacular architecture in Barcelona, including his massive, still-unfinished masterpiece, La Sagrada Família.

Abo So (2013)
Juan Francisco Pardo
When Tatiana moves into a new neighborhood with her mother and brother, she meets Santiago, an odd young man who at first thinks she is a diva. Once they learn more about each other, however, a romance blossoms—but not without its challenges.

Nous près, nous loin (1986)
Alain d’Aix
This documentary examines the Creole language and culture across four island territories in the Lesser Antilles: Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique and St. Lucia. This film is also known as Creole Connections. Filmed in Dominica, Guadeloupe and Martinique.

Sensei Redenshon (2013)
German Gruber Jr.
Sandro, convicted of illegal street fighting and gambling, is released from prison and discovers that his only son, Shendel, has followed in his footsteps. In order to win back Shendel’s trust and protect him from a life of danger, Sandro must confront his toughest test yet. Filmed in Willemstad.

Land and Freedom (1995)
Ken Loach
In the spring of 1936, a young unemployed journalist leaves his hometown of Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. This film won two Cannes Film Festival awards. Filmed in Mirambel, Spain and Liverpool, England.

Marius and Jeannette (1997)
Robert Guédiguian
When Marius and Jeannette, two people who are both struggling in life, meet, they learn how to be happy again. Originally titled Marius et Jeannette. This film won six awards, including Best Actress, at the César Awards and Best Film at the Lumières Awards. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Marseille (2004)
Angela Schanelec
When Sophie wants to get away from Berlin, she swaps her apartment for one in Marseille so she can photograph the city. Filmed in Berlin, Germany and Marseille, France.

Marius (2013)
Daniel Auteuil
Marius owns and runs the La Marine Bar with his father, but dreams of setting off to a faraway land. He has been secretly in love with Fanny since childhood, and she him. When Marius is offered a job on an exploratory ship, Fanny confesses her love for him and Marius must choose between her and the sea. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Money for Nothing (1932)
Monty Banks
In this prince-and-the-pauper story, a down-and-out gambler is mistaken for a wealthy man in Monte Carlo. Filmed in England.

The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935)
Stephen Roberts
In this romantic comedy set after World War I, a beautiful young woman tricks a Russian aristocrat into returning to Monte Carlo after he has broken the bank at its casino. But after stealing his money, she falls in love with him. This film features nice shots of early 20th-century Monte Carlo. Filmed in Monte Carlo.

To Catch a Thief (1955)
Alfred Hitchcock
Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star in this romantic thriller about a retired cat burglar trying to entrap another burglar who is preying on wealthy tourists on the French Riviera. Hitchcock nicely conveys the glamour and energy of Monte Carlo, and the movie won an Oscar for Best Cinematography. Filmed in multiple locations including France and Monaco.

Kaleidoscope (1966)
Jack Smight
Warren Beatty and Susannah York star in this crime film about a playboy who infiltrates a manufacturer of playing cards so he can win big at card tables throughout Europe, including the famous Monte Carlo Casino where some of the movie was shot. Filmed in England.

Fanny (2013)
Daniel Auteuil
The second part of the “Marseille trilogy,” Fanny is now abandoned by Marius and pregnant. Her mother and Marius’s father, César, encourages Fanny to open herself up to the advances of an older, wealthy man. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Woody Allen
While on a summer holiday in Spain, girlfriends Vicky (Rebecca Hall) and Cristina (Scarlett Johansson) take a tour of wildly romantic Barcelona and become enamored with the same painter (Javier Bardem), unaware that his tempestuous ex-wife (Penélope Cruz) is about to re-enter the picture. Cruz won an Oscar for her performance, and the film won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. Filmed in multiple locations including Barcelona.

Grace of Monaco (2014)
Olivier Dahan
This French-American film traces the glamorous life of Grace Kelly, the American actress who left her film career to marry Prince Rainier III of Monaco. The movie includes sweeping shots of the French Riviera. Nicole Kidman plays the starring role. Filmed in multiple locations including France, Italy and Monaco.

Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Roberto Benigni
In this Oscar winner for Best Leading Actor and Best Foreign Language Film, a Jewish Italian father shields his son from the horrors of life in a concentration camp by making up stories about the daily events for the boy to reinterpret. Originally titled La vita è bella. Filmed in multiple locations including Tuscany.

My Friends (1975)
Mario Monicelli
Childhood friends Necchi, Perozzi, Melandri and Mascetti all live in Florence and spend as much time together as possible, traveling around Tuscany telling terrible jokes to anyone who will listen. Melandri falls in love with a professor’s wife; the love does not last, but the professor ends up becoming a great friend to the four men. Originally titled Amici miei. Filmed in Florence.

All About My Mother (1999)
Pedro Almodóvar
In this comedy-drama, a nurse who oversees organ transplants loses her son in a car crash. To break the news to the boy’s father, whom he never knew, she journeys to Barcelona, revisiting colorful characters from her old life and meeting new ones along the way. The film won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. Filmed in multiple locations including A Coruña, Barcelona and Madrid.

Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
Vincent McEveety
In the third installment of this beloved Disney franchise, “Herbie the Love Bug”—an anthropomorphized Volkswagen Beetle—joins a rally from Paris to Monte Carlo with his race car–driving owner. The race is loosely based on the famed Monte Carlo Rally, which culminates in the Mediterranean city. Filmed in multiple locations including Monte Carlo, Monaco and Paris, France.

The Spanish Apartment (2002)
Cédric Klapisch
This French-Spanish film is the first in a trilogy that focuses on Xavier, a young economics student who travels to Barcelona for a European exchange program. Xavier finds an apartment with six international students and is immersed into a cultural melting pot. Originally titled L’Auberge Espagnole. Filmed in Barcelona.

Biutiful (2010)
Alejandro González Iñárritu
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Uxbal, a single father of two, is forced to reckon with his life in order to escape crime in underground Barcelona and regain spiritual insight. Filmed in Barcelona and Navarra.

Barcelona (1994)
Whit Stillman
Set during the eighties, the film follows a pair of mismatched American cousins who banter about romance and politics while working in the beautiful city of Barcelona. Filmed in Spain and the United States.

Antonio Gaudí (1984)

Hiroshi Teshigahara


A spellbinding visual poem that takes viewers on a tour of Antonio Gaudí’s spectacular architecture in Barcelona, including his massive, still-unfinished masterpiece, La Sagrada Família.

The Danish Poet (2006)
Torill Kove
This Oscar winner for Best Animated Short Film tells the tale of a poet who travels to Norway in search of inspiration. When he arrives, he falls in love with a farmer’s daughter; however, circumstances separate the two until they reunite many years later.

Edvard Munch (1974)
Peter Watkins
This biopic of Norway’s famed expressionist painter spans 30 years of the artist’s life, focusing on the factors that shaped his worldview and artistic sensibilities—from disease and loss to his affair with a married woman.

To the Arctic 3D (2012)
Greg MacGillivray
This documentary shows the reality of surviving in the wilderness. Follow the lives of a mother polar bear and her twin 7-month-old cubs as they navigate their way through melting ice, mammoth glaciers, mountain peaks and stunning waterfalls.

The King’s Choice (2016)
Erik Poppe
This film is based on a true event that took place during World War II. When German armed forces invade neutral Norway, the royal family must flee. Crown Princess Märtha escapes to Sweden with the children, while Crown Prince Olav and King Haakon VII depart to a farming region near Elverum where they will meet German troops head-on. Originally titled Kongens nei.

The Vikings (1958)
Richard Fleischer
This adventure was produced by and stars Kirk Douglas, along with Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh. Based on the sagas of the Norse ruler Ragnar Lodbrok, it was filmed primarily amid the grandeur of Norway’s fjords. Filmed in multiple locations including Croatia, Germany and Norway.

Kon-Tiki (2012)
Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg
In this dramatic retelling of Thor Heyerdahl’s 4,300-mile expedition of 1947, the Norwegian explorer proves naysayers wrong by sailing a balsa wood raft across the Pacific from South America to Polynesia. Filmed in multiple locations including Bulgaria, Malta, Norway, Sweden and Thailand.

The Heroes of Telemark (1965)
Anthony Mann
Kirk Douglas and Richard Harris star in this film about the World War II Norwegian resistance against German troops, who were manufacturing a component for the atomic bomb. Filmed in Norway.

Joanna Lumley in the Land of the Northern Lights (2008)
Archie Baron
This documentary takes viewers to the northernmost part of Norway, often described as the land of the midnight sun. Joanna Lumley travels on dog sleighs and snowmobiles in search of dazzling northern lights displays. Filmed in Norway.

Atlantic Rhapsody: 52 Scenes from Tórshavn  (1990)
Katrin Ottarsdóttir
This comedy-drama connects the lives of individuals residing in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands. Within 24 hours, their entertaining stories unfold as one scene merges into the next. Filmed in the Faroe Islands.

The Danish Poet (2006)
Torill Kove
This Oscar winner for Best Animated Short Film tells the tale of a poet who travels to Norway in search of inspiration. When he arrives, he falls in love with a farmer’s daughter; however, circumstances separate the two until they reunite many years later.

Edvard Munch (1974)
Peter Watkins
This biopic of Norway’s famed expressionist painter spans 30 years of the artist’s life, focusing on the factors that shaped his worldview and artistic sensibilities—from disease and loss to his affair with a married woman.

Eight Below (2006)
Frank Marshall
Sled dog trainer Jerry Shepard has to leave an expedition in the Antarctic due to a heavy snowstorm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after the storm, but the mission is called off and Jerry must find a sponsor for a rescue mission while his dogs fight for survival. Filmed in Canada, Greenland and Norway.

The Expedition to the End of the World (2013)
Daniel Dencik
On a three-mast schooner, artists and scientists with ambitions worthy of Noah or Columbus set off toward the “end of the world”: the rapidly melting ice massifs in northeastern Greenland. Originally titled Ekspeditionen til verdens ende. Filmed in Greenland.

Black Robe (1991)
Bruce Beresford
Set in Quebec, New France, 1634, this film is about Jesuits who travel up the St. Lawrence River to make contact with a mission in the Huron nation. A young Jesuit priest attempts to convert the tribes while surviving the harsh winter. Filmed in multiple locations including Saguenay.

Operation Blue Jay (1953)
United States Army Signal Corps
Operation Blue Jay is a short documentary film about the building of Thule Air Base in Greenland. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short. Filmed in Greenland.

My Uncle Antoine (1971)
Claude Jutra
Told from the point of view of a 15-year-old boy, this film examines life in the Maurice Duplessis–era Asbestos region of rural Quebec prior to the Asbestos Strike of 1949. This film was selected as the Canadian entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 44th Academy Awards. Originally titled Mon oncle Antoine. Filmed in Quebec.

Maudie (2016)
Aisling Walsh
Set in 1930s rural Nova Scotia, this film is about a woman, Maud, who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis. Despite her arthritic pain, Maud decides to seek work and negotiates her way into a job as a housekeeper in exchange for room and board. To keep a positive attitude, Maud begins to paint and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community. Filmed in Newfoundland.

To the Arctic 3D (2012)
Greg MacGillivray
This documentary shows the reality of surviving in the wilderness. Follow the lives of a mother polar bear and her twin 7-month-old cubs as they navigate their way through melting ice, mammoth glaciers, mountain peaks and stunning waterfalls.

Simon King’s Shetland Diaries (TV) (2010)
Nick Shoolingin-Jordan
Simon King, a wildlife cameraman and presenter, moves to the Shetland Islands with his family to live through the changing seasons.

Winter Morning (2014)
Sakaris Stórá
This film is about the bond shared between two teenage girls. Maria and Birita live in a small community in the Faroe Islands. When their friendship leads them to a turning point in their lives, Maria and Birita must address love and identity. Originally titled Vetrarmorgun.

The King’s Choice (2016)
Erik Poppe
This film is based on a true event that took place during World War II. When German armed forces invade neutral Norway, the royal family must flee. Crown Princess Märtha escapes to Sweden with the children, while Crown Prince Olav and King Haakon VII depart to a farming region near Elverum where they will meet German troops head-on. Originally titled Kongens nei.

1981 (2009)
Ricardo Trogi
This charming coming-of-age film captures the 1980s with remarkable detail. Filmmaker Ricardo Trogi recalls the events surrounding a family move to a new neighborhood when he was 11 years old. Filmed in Quebec.

The Vikings (1958)
Richard Fleischer
This adventure was produced by and stars Kirk Douglas, along with Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh. Based on the sagas of the Norse ruler Ragnar Lodbrok, it was filmed primarily amid the grandeur of Norway’s fjords. Filmed in multiple locations including Croatia, Germany and Norway.

Vanishing Point (III) (2012)
Stephen A. Smith and Julia Szucs
This documentary/adventure biography follows Navarana, a Polar Eskimo elder who lives in the most remote corner of the planet—the northwestern tip of Greenland.

Gló(ð)  (2012)
Maria Winther Olsen and Sára Wang
This short coming-of-age film is about searching for true identity. A girl finds a pair of ballet shoes in a small cottage; when she puts them on, dancers appear dressed in black. Filmed in the Faroe Islands.

Cold Fever (1995)
Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
Hirata, a Japanese businessman, is reminded by his grandfather that he has a duty to fulfill: He needs to perform a traditional burial ritual in the place where his parents died seven years earlier. Hirata cancels a vacation to Hawaii and instead travels to Iceland to find the correct location. Originally titled Á köldum klaka. Filmed in Iceland and Tokyo, Japan.

Under an Arctic Sky (2017)
Chris Burkard
Set sail with six surfers in this documentary as they search for the perfect surf under the northern lights. Constant darkness, stormy seas and the worst storm to hit the country in 25 years are challenges the surfers must face in trying to reach their goal. Filmed in Iceland.

Land Ho! (2014)
Aaron Katz and Martha Stephens
This poignant film explores the relationship between two ex-brothers-in-law who take a road trip through Iceland to recapture their youth while addressing aging, loss and loneliness. Adventures ensue when they stop at trendy spas, campsites and nightclubs. Filmed in Iceland.

The Last Farm (2004)
Rúnar Rúnarsson
In a remote corner of Iceland, Hrafn is doing chores before he and his wife, Gróa, leave for a retirement home in the city. But before their daughter, Lilja, picks them up, Hrafn races to complete some very specific final tasks. Originally titled Síðasti baerinn. Filmed in Iceland.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Ben Stiller
Walter Mitty, a negative assets manager at Life magazine, embarks on an adventurous global journey to track down a photojournalist when the negative for the magazine’s final print issue is discovered missing. Filmed in various locations throughout Iceland.

Rams (2015)
Grímur Hákonarson
Gummi and Kiddi are two brothers who live side by side tending to their sheep, but have not spoken to each other in four decades. When a lethal disease infects Kiddi’s sheep, the brothers come together to save the special breed that has been passed down for generations. Originally titled Hrútar. Filmed in Iceland.

The Importance of Being Icelandic (1998)
Jon Einarsson Gustafsson
This short documentary follows several emigrants and Icelandic Canadians as they explore their Viking heritage. Filmed in Winnipeg, Canada.

Herd in Iceland (2013)
Lindsay Blatt and Paul Taggart
This short documentary shows the bond between the people of Iceland and their beloved Icelandic horses, a pure breed that grazes freely in the highlands during the summer months. Each September, the horses are rounded up and reunited with their owners. Filmed in Iceland.

Act Normal (2006)
Olaf de Fleur Johannesson
This documentary was filmed over the course of ten years and follows a monk who chooses to live a normal life, discarding his robe and marrying. He later divorces and returns to being a monk. Filmed in Iceland and Thailand.

Kon-Tiki (2012)
Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg
In this dramatic retelling of Thor Heyerdahl’s 4,300-mile expedition of 1947, the Norwegian explorer proves naysayers wrong by sailing a balsa wood raft across the Pacific from South America to Polynesia. Filmed in multiple locations including Bulgaria, Malta, Norway, Sweden and Thailand.

Children of Nature (1991)
Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
When Thorgeir must leave his home in the Icelandic countryside and move into a home for senior citizens in Reykjavík, he meets an old friend from his childhood and new adventures begin. Originally titled Börn náttúrunnar. Filmed in Iceland.

The Heroes of Telemark (1965)
Anthony Mann
Kirk Douglas and Richard Harris star in this film about the World War II Norwegian resistance against German troops, who were manufacturing a component for the atomic bomb. Filmed in Norway.

Home (2009)
Yann Arthus-Bertand
This documentary shows aerial footage from 54 countries and depicts how Earth’s problems are all interlinked.

The Islands and the Whales (2016)
Mike Day
Faroe Islanders are facing a modern-day struggle when it comes to one of their traditional sources of food: whale. The whales have become toxic due to contamination, and now the islanders must choose between health and tradition. Filmed in the Faroe Islands.

Icelandic Impressions (2015)
Hannes Guggenberger
See Iceland in the fall. This documentary explores the natural beauty of Iceland at the time when the northern lights season begins. Filmed in Iceland.

Inuk (2010)
Mike Magidson
Several years after losing his father, Inuk learns the ways of his people again. Filmed in Greenland.

The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005)
John Henderson
This touching family film set in Edinburgh follows a West Highland White Terrier who refuses to leave the graveside of his deceased owner. Filmed in Scotland, UK and Lancashire, England, UK.

A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
Richard Lester
This British comedy stars the Beatles during the Beatlemania heyday. On their way to a London television broadcast, the Beatles find themselves sidetracked by Paul’s unconventional grandfather and Ringo, who goes missing right before the concert is to be televised. Filmed in multiple locations throughout England.

The Danish Poet (2006)
Torill Kove
This Oscar winner for Best Animated Short Film tells the tale of a poet who travels to Norway in search of inspiration. When he arrives, he falls in love with a farmer’s daughter; however, circumstances separate the two until they reunite many years later.

Darkest Hour (2017)
Joe Wright
When Winston Churchill replaces Neville Chamberlain as the prime minister of the United Kingdom, he feels pressured to either begin peace negotiations with Hitler or take on the Nazi regime. This multi-award-winning film won Oscars for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role and Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling in 2018. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, Manchester and Yorkshire.

Edvard Munch (1974)
Peter Watkins
This biopic of Norway’s famed expressionist painter spans 30 years of the artist’s life, focusing on the factors that shaped his worldview and artistic sensibilities—from disease and loss to his affair with a married woman.

Blow-Up (1966)
Michelangelo Antonioni
This film is about a glamorous fashion photographer who lives life to the fullest. When he sees a beautiful yet mysterious woman in a park, he photographs her to her dismay. Originally titled Blowup. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

Braveheart (1995)
Mel Gibson
This sweeping biopic of William Wallace, the 13th-century warrior who led Scotland to independence against King Edward I of England, won Oscars for Best Picture, Director and Cinematography. Mel Gibson famously brought the leader to life as actor and the Scottish Highlands to life as director. Filmed in multiple locations including Edinburgh.

Long Way Round (TV)  (2004)
David Alexanian and Russ Malki
Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman travel the world via motorcycles. Equipped with onboard cameras and one ride-along cameraman, Ewan and Charley travel 19,000 miles from London to New York. Filmed in multiple locations including Calgary, London and Luxembourg.

Les Misérables (2012)
Tom Hooper
Set in revolutionary Paris, this epic musical retells Victor Hugo’s timeless tale of Jean Valjean, who vows to turn his life of crime around despite being doggedly chased by Inspector Javert. The story culminates as turmoil engulfs Paris, leading to the Paris Uprising of 1832. Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway star; Hathaway won an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London; Portsmouth, Hampshire; and France.

Oliver Twist (1948)
David Lean
Based on the Charles Dickens novel, Oliver Twist is the story of a boy who is orphaned when his mother dies after giving birth in a workhouse. Oliver is placed in a juvenile home but eventually ends up back at the workhouse; he escapes and travels to London, where he becomes involved with a gang of juveniles. Filmed in England.

Memorias del desarrollo (2010)
Miguel Coyula
This award-winning film is about an educated man who decides to leave the Cuban revolution and his homeland to explore the “developed” world, including London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. The more he travels, the more he finds himself feeling like a stranger in strange lands. Filmed in multiple locations including Havana, London, Paris and Tokyo.

Maikol Yordan Traveling Lost (2014)
Miguel Alejandro Gómez
Maikol Yordan’s family farm is close to being sold by a bank. With the hope of paying off the bank debt, Maikol enters contests and promotions and wins a trip to Europe. Originally titled Maikol Yordan de Viaje Perdido. Filmed in Costa Rica, England, France and Italy.

The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Guy Hamilton
James Bond is called in to investigate the death of a scientist working on a powerful solar cell and finds himself chasing down famed assassin Francisco Scaramanga. In Bangkok, “007” is captured and placed in a dojo. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok and Phuket.

Ring of Bright Water (1969)
Jack Couffer
When Graham Merrill takes Mij, a pet shop otter, away from London to the coast of Scotland, the two friends begin exploring all the beauty surrounding them. While Mij swims and plays in the cold sea, Graham begins to fall for the town doctor, Mary. Filmed in multiple locations including London, England and various locations throughout Scotland.

To the Arctic 3D (2012)
Greg MacGillivray
This documentary shows the reality of surviving in the wilderness. Follow the lives of a mother polar bear and her twin 7-month-old cubs as they navigate their way through melting ice, mammoth glaciers, mountain peaks and stunning waterfalls.

Simon King’s Shetland Diaries (TV) (2010)
Nick Shoolingin-Jordan
Simon King, a wildlife cameraman and presenter, moves to the Shetland Islands with his family to live through the changing seasons.

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Roger Spottiswoode
When Elliot Carver tries to entice the United Kingdom and China into World War III by starting trouble over British and Chinese waters, James Bond must stop him. Filmed in multiple locations including Bangkok, Phuket and London.

Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Ang Lee
When Elinor, Marianne and Margaret are taken in by a cousin after their father dies, the opportunity for the young women to marry becomes challenging. Family disapprovals and a forced separation, as well as mismatched love, test the strengths of budding romantic relationships. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

The Queen (2006)
Stephen Frears
Dame Helen Mirren turns in an Oscar-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth in this film that profiles the Queen’s attempts to treat Princess Diana’s death as a private family matter. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Paris and Scotland.

Young Winston (1972)
Richard Attenborough
This historical drama tells the story of Sir Winston Churchill, from his unhappy childhood to his time as a war correspondent in the Second Boer War to his first election to Parliament at the young age of 26. Filmed in multiple locations including Morocco and England.

The King’s Choice (2016)
Erik Poppe
This film is based on a true event that took place during World War II. When German armed forces invade neutral Norway, the royal family must flee. Crown Princess Märtha escapes to Sweden with the children, while Crown Prince Olav and King Haakon VII depart to a farming region near Elverum where they will meet German troops head-on. Originally titled Kongens nei.

Kaleidoscope (1966)
Jack Smight
Warren Beatty and Susannah York star in this crime film about a playboy who infiltrates a manufacturer of playing cards so he can win big at card tables throughout Europe, including the famous Monte Carlo Casino where some of the movie was shot. Filmed in England.

The King’s Speech  (2010)
Tom Hooper
 

Before becoming King George VI, “Bertie” suffered emotionally from stuttering, which many viewed as a reason why he should not be king. With the help of a radical speech therapist, George is finally able to manage his stuttering and gain the confidence needed to lead the country through war. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London; Buckinghamshire, England; and Berkshire, England.

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
Mike Newell
This film follows Charles and his friends as they attend four weddings and one funeral. After wondering if he will ever experience true love, Charles, a committed bachelor, thinks that he has found the one when he meets an American woman, Carrie. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

The Vikings (1958)
Richard Fleischer
This adventure was produced by and stars Kirk Douglas, along with Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh. Based on the sagas of the Norse ruler Ragnar Lodbrok, it was filmed primarily amid the grandeur of Norway’s fjords. Filmed in multiple locations including Croatia, Germany and Norway.

Gregory’s Girl (1981)
Bill Forsyth
In this coming-of-age romantic comedy, awkward teen Gregory is infatuated with a girl at school and, upon getting a date with one of her friends, must navigate the complexities of young love and the envy of his equally awkward friends. Filmed in North Lanarkshire, Scotland and Strathclyde, Scotland.

Gosford Park (2001)
Robert Altman
In this period mystery-drama, co-written by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, a dinner party at an English country house is disrupted by a murder, affecting the lives of both the upstairs guests and the downstairs servants. The movie boasts an incredible ensemble cast, including Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Derek Jacobi and Clive Owen. Fellowes received a Best Writing Oscar for his contribution. Filmed in England.

Kon-Tiki (2012)
Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg
In this dramatic retelling of Thor Heyerdahl’s 4,300-mile expedition of 1947, the Norwegian explorer proves naysayers wrong by sailing a balsa wood raft across the Pacific from South America to Polynesia. Filmed in multiple locations including Bulgaria, Malta, Norway, Sweden and Thailand.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
Ronald Neame
Maggie Smith stars in this film version of the stage production, winning an Oscar for her performance. She plays a strong-willed instructor in a private 1930s Edinburgh school, teaching her own romanticized curriculum to her 12-year-old students. A fine portrayal of Scottish manners in the 1960s. Filmed in Edinburgh.

Hamlet (1990)
Franco Zeffirelli
When Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, learns that his father was killed by his Uncle Claudius in order to obtain the throne, Hamlet plans his revenge. Filmed in multiple locations in Scotland, UK.

The Heroes of Telemark (1965)
Anthony Mann
Kirk Douglas and Richard Harris star in this film about the World War II Norwegian resistance against German troops, who were manufacturing a component for the atomic bomb. Filmed in Norway.

Indiscreet (1958)
Stanley Donen
This British romantic comedy is about an actress, Anna Kalman, who has given up on love. When Anna meets Philip Adams, a man whom she thinks is married, they fall in love. Instead of being a married man who is pretending to be single, Philip is actually single and pretending to be married. Filmed in multiple locations including Greenwich, London.

The Iron Lady (2011)
Phyllida Lloyd
In this biopic, Meryl Streep plays former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, teetering on the edge of reality with dementia and recalling her rise and fall. Streep won an Oscar for her performance. Filmed in London.

Joanna Lumley in the Land of the Northern Lights (2008)
Archie Baron
This documentary takes viewers to the northernmost part of Norway, often described as the land of the midnight sun. Joanna Lumley travels on dog sleighs and snowmobiles in search of dazzling northern lights displays. Filmed in Norway.

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Mel Stuart
A group of American tourists takes an 18-day guided bus tour of nine European countries (from London to Rome) and humor ensues. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Luxembourg, Rome and Venice.

A Long Way Down (2014)
Pascal Chaumeil
When four suicidal strangers find themselves on the same roof on New Year’s Eve, their plans for death are interrupted as they form a bond that helps each of them face the difficulties in their lives. Filmed in London.

Death in Venice (1971)
Luchino Visconti
This faithful adaptation of Thomas Mann’s well-known novella depicts a work-obsessed composer seeking solace at a Venetian seaside resort who becomes infatuated with a beautiful adolescent, whom he follows through the city’s palazzi and medieval streets. Filmed in Venice.

Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Woody Allen
The lives of an upper-class Manhattan family are conveyed in song as they travel from New York to Paris to Venice in this whimsical musical comedy starring Julia Roberts, Alan Alda, Edward Norton and Goldie Hawn. Filmed in Venice and various locations throughout England.

Bread and Tulips (2000)
Silvio Soldini
This romantic comedy follows a housewife who gets left behind during a family vacation. As she makes her way home, she impulsively detours to Venice and builds a new life—only to be admonished by her sister to return to her old one. Originally titled Pane e tulipani. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome, Salerno and Venice.

Outlaw Girl (1950)
Mario Camerini
Beppe Musolino is innocent but found guilty of murder. He escapes from prison and, while on the run, meets and falls in love with a village girl. Together they track down the people who were responsible for the guilty verdict. Originally titled Il Brigante Musolino. Filmed in Calabria, Italy.

Senso (1954)
Luchino Visconti
A feast for the eyes set in 1860s Italy, this melodrama plays out against the atmospheric backdrop of Venice, from La Fenice Opera House to St. Mark’s Square. Filmed in Rome and Venice.

Summertime (1955)
David Lean
Katharine Hepburn is an American schoolteacher who takes a dream trip to Venice and finds herself entangled and in love with a married man. Lean won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director. Both Hepburn and Lean received Academy Award nominations. Filmed in Venice.

Youth (2015)
Paolo Sorrentino
When two longtime friends go on vacation in Switzerland, they spend their time in an elegant hotel sharing stories about their children, other hotel guests and their day-to-day lives. Fred, a retired conductor and composer, learns that someone wants to hear him conduct again, while Mick, a film director, is determined to finish the screenplay for his final film. Filmed in multiple locations including Kanton Bern, Switzerland; Rome, Italy; and Venice, Italy.

The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Iain Softley
Based on Henry James’s novel, this intelligent film follows American heiress Milly Theale, played by Helena Bonham Carter. After she is stricken ill, she travels to Venice, where family and friends swirl around her with both good intentions and bad. Filmed in multiple locations including Venice.

Walking on Sunshine (2014)
Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini
Set in a stunning coastal village in present-day Italy, this musical romance follows Maddie, a woman who decides to marry a man after a speedy romance. When Maddie invites her sister, Taylor, to the wedding, it is revealed that the man Maddie is going to marry is the same man with whom Taylor had a holiday fling years earlier. Filmed in the Salento region of Puglia.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

The Postman (1994)
Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this gift to woo the local beauty, Beatrice. Originally titled Il postino. Filmed in Naples and Sicily.

Marsal (1999)
Vinko Brešan
In this light comedy, the ghost of revolutionary Marshall Tito appears to some citizens on the Dalmatian island of Vis. As news spreads, the mayor sees the event as a tourist attraction and, to capitalize on Tito’s ghost, transforms Vis into a Communist-era outpost.

The Horseman (2003)
Branko Ivanda
This fascinating film is set in the early 18th century in the place where the borders of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice meet. The action and conflicts examine the struggles of living between two empires and two faiths: Catholicism and Islam. Originally titled Konjanik. Filmed in Zadar.

How the War Started on My Island (1996)
Vinko Brešan
In this bold black comedy, it is 1991 on an unnamed Croatian island and the Croatian parliament has declared the island’s independence from Yugoslavia. But conscripts from the Yugoslav People’s Army barricade themselves in a garrison, refusing to leave. Originally titled Kako je počeo rat na mom otoku. Filmed in Primosten and Šibenik.

Casino Royale (2006)
Martin Campbell
In Daniel Craig’s first role playing James Bond, the British agent travels to an extravagant Montenegrin casino in order to strip the film’s villain of all his money. BAFTA Film Award winner for Best Sound and nominated for Best Screenplay. Filmed in multiple locations including Prague, Czech Republic; Venice, Italy; and Lake Como, Italy.

The Human Cargo (2012)
Daniele Vicari
This documentary tells the story of 20,000 Albanians who arrived in Bari, Italy on August 8, 1991 looking for a better life. Originally titled La nave dolce.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Steven Spielberg
With nothing more than a diary that contains clues and a map showing the location of the famous Holy Grail, Indiana Jones and museum curator Marcus Brody set out to find Jones’s father and the Holy Grail before the Nazis do. Filmed in multiple locations including Andalusia, Spain; Venice, Italy; and Petra, Jordan.

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Mel Stuart
A group of American tourists takes an 18-day guided bus tour of nine European countries (from London to Rome) and humor ensues. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Luxembourg, Rome and Venice.

Death in Venice (1971)
Luchino Visconti
This faithful adaptation of Thomas Mann’s well-known novella depicts a work-obsessed composer seeking solace at a Venetian seaside resort who becomes infatuated with a beautiful adolescent, whom he follows through the city’s palazzi and medieval streets. Filmed in Venice.

Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Woody Allen
The lives of an upper-class Manhattan family are conveyed in song as they travel from New York to Paris to Venice in this whimsical musical comedy starring Julia Roberts, Alan Alda, Edward Norton and Goldie Hawn. Filmed in Venice and various locations throughout England.

Bread and Tulips (2000)
Silvio Soldini
This romantic comedy follows a housewife who gets left behind during a family vacation. As she makes her way home, she impulsively detours to Venice and builds a new life—only to be admonished by her sister to return to her old one. Originally titled Pane e tulipani. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome, Salerno and Venice.

Outlaw Girl (1950)
Mario Camerini
Beppe Musolino is innocent but found guilty of murder. He escapes from prison and, while on the run, meets and falls in love with a village girl. Together they track down the people who were responsible for the guilty verdict. Originally titled Il Brigante Musolino. Filmed in Calabria, Italy.

Senso (1954)
Luchino Visconti
A feast for the eyes set in 1860s Italy, this melodrama plays out against the atmospheric backdrop of Venice, from La Fenice Opera House to St. Mark’s Square. Filmed in Rome and Venice.

Summertime (1955)
David Lean
Katharine Hepburn is an American schoolteacher who takes a dream trip to Venice and finds herself entangled and in love with a married man. Lean won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director. Both Hepburn and Lean received Academy Award nominations. Filmed in Venice.

Youth (2015)
Paolo Sorrentino
When two longtime friends go on vacation in Switzerland, they spend their time in an elegant hotel sharing stories about their children, other hotel guests and their day-to-day lives. Fred, a retired conductor and composer, learns that someone wants to hear him conduct again, while Mick, a film director, is determined to finish the screenplay for his final film. Filmed in multiple locations including Kanton Bern, Switzerland; Rome, Italy; and Venice, Italy.

The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Iain Softley
Based on Henry James’s novel, this intelligent film follows American heiress Milly Theale, played by Helena Bonham Carter. After she is stricken ill, she travels to Venice, where family and friends swirl around her with both good intentions and bad. Filmed in multiple locations including Venice.

Walking on Sunshine (2014)
Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini
Set in a stunning coastal village in present-day Italy, this musical romance follows Maddie, a woman who decides to marry a man after a speedy romance. When Maddie invites her sister, Taylor, to the wedding, it is revealed that the man Maddie is going to marry is the same man with whom Taylor had a holiday fling years earlier. Filmed in the Salento region of Puglia.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

The Postman (1994)
Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this gift to woo the local beauty, Beatrice. Originally titled Il postino. Filmed in Naples and Sicily.

The Dark Side of the Sun (1988)
Božidar Nikolić
A young Brad Pitt stars in this story of a young man searching for a cure for a rare skin disease. Along the way, he finds freedom and love. Filmed in multiple locations including Kotor, Montenegro and Yugoslavia.

Montenegro (1981)
Dušan Makavejev
In this comedy-drama, a bored housewife on the brink of insanity takes up with some bohemian Yugoslavian immigrants living life to the fullest.

Marsal (1999)
Vinko Brešan
In this light comedy, the ghost of revolutionary Marshall Tito appears to some citizens on the Dalmatian island of Vis. As news spreads, the mayor sees the event as a tourist attraction and, to capitalize on Tito’s ghost, transforms Vis into a Communist-era outpost.

The Horseman (2003)
Branko Ivanda
This fascinating film is set in the early 18th century in the place where the borders of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice meet. The action and conflicts examine the struggles of living between two empires and two faiths: Catholicism and Islam. Originally titled Konjanik. Filmed in Zadar.

The Brothers Bloom (2009)
Rian Johnson
Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo star in this comedic caper about sibling confidence men who take on a final job that sends them around the world. Filmed in multiple locations including the Czech Republic, Montenegro and Serbia.

How the War Started on My Island (1996)
Vinko Brešan
In this bold black comedy, it is 1991 on an unnamed Croatian island and the Croatian parliament has declared the island’s independence from Yugoslavia. But conscripts from the Yugoslav People’s Army barricade themselves in a garrison, refusing to leave. Originally titled Kako je počeo rat na mom otoku. Filmed in Primosten and Šibenik.

Alexander (2004)
Oliver Stone
Based on the life of Alexander the Great, this epic historic drama with Colin Farrell in the title role focuses on the king’s great conquests and his relationships with his parents; his wife, Roxana; and his tutor, Aristotle.

Casino Royale (2006)
Martin Campbell
In Daniel Craig’s first role playing James Bond, the British agent travels to an extravagant Montenegrin casino in order to strip the film’s villain of all his money. BAFTA Film Award winner for Best Sound and nominated for Best Screenplay. Filmed in multiple locations including Prague, Czech Republic; Venice, Italy; and Lake Como, Italy.

Meet Me in Montenegro (2015)
Alex Holdridge and Linnea Saasen
In this comedy, a failed American writer meets a European dancer and begins an affair with her. Filmed in multiple locations including Germany, Montenegro and the US.

The Human Cargo (2012)
Daniele Vicari
This documentary tells the story of 20,000 Albanians who arrived in Bari, Italy on August 8, 1991 looking for a better life. Originally titled La nave dolce.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Steven Spielberg
With nothing more than a diary that contains clues and a map showing the location of the famous Holy Grail, Indiana Jones and museum curator Marcus Brody set out to find Jones’s father and the Holy Grail before the Nazis do. Filmed in multiple locations including Andalusia, Spain; Venice, Italy; and Petra, Jordan.

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Mel Stuart
A group of American tourists takes an 18-day guided bus tour of nine European countries (from London to Rome) and humor ensues. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Luxembourg, Rome and Venice.

Outlaw Girl (1950)
Mario Camerini
Beppe Musolino is innocent but found guilty of murder. He escapes from prison and, while on the run, meets and falls in love with a village girl. Together they track down the people who were responsible for the guilty verdict. Originally titled Il Brigante Musolino. Filmed in Calabria, Italy.

Zorba the Greek (1964)
Michael Cacoyannis
In this drama based on the Nikos Kazantzakis novel, Anthony Quinn plays larger-than-life Zorba, who travels to Crete with a new friend to advise him in a burgeoning mining operation. Romantic and personal entanglements follow in this passion-filled film. Winner of three Academy Awards (for Cinematography, Art Direction and Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Lila Kedrova). Filmed in Crete, Greece.

Walking on Sunshine (2014)
Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini
Set in a stunning coastal village in present-day Italy, this musical romance follows Maddie, a woman who decides to marry a man after a speedy romance. When Maddie invites her sister, Taylor, to the wedding, it is revealed that the man Maddie is going to marry is the same man with whom Taylor had a holiday fling years earlier. Filmed in the Salento region of Puglia.

The Gospel of John (2014)
David Batty
This film is a word-for-word adaptation of the Gospel of John and offers a modern visual perspective on the life of Jesus Christ, including his miracles, final words, death and resurrection.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

The Postman (1994)
Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this gift to woo the local beauty, Beatrice. Originally titled Il postino. Filmed in Naples and Sicily.

The Two Faces of January (2014)
Hossein Amini
When glamorous American couple Chester and Colette arrive in Athens, they befriend a Greek-speaking American, Rydal, who becomes enraptured with Colette. Soon, Rydal is drawn into the dark side of Chester’s life. This film was nominated for three awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Crete, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Alexander (2004)
Oliver Stone
Based on the life of Alexander the Great, this epic historic drama with Colin Farrell in the title role focuses on the king’s great conquests and his relationships with his parents; his wife, Roxana; and his tutor, Aristotle.

Australia (2008)
Baz Luhrmann
An English aristocrat inherits a large cattle station in northern Australia. When she learns about the English cattle barons’ plot to take her land, she drives 2,000 cattle across treacherous lands to Darwin, Australia with the help of a stockman—only to witness the city’s bombing by Japanese forces. Filmed in multiple locations including Darwin and Sydney.

All My Friends Are Leaving Brisbane (2007)
Louise Alston
One by one, Anthea’s friends start to leave Brisbane, tempting her to do so as well. But when she learns that an ex-boyfriend is coming back to Brisbane, she changes her mind. Filmed in Brisbane.

Beneath Hill 60 (2010)
Jeremy Sims
Set in 1916, this drama is based on the true story of Captain Oliver Woodward. Along with his secret platoon of Australian tunnelers, he must maintain a leaking complex tunnel system deep beneath German lines that is packed with enough explosives to alter the war. Filmed in Townsville.

Love Me Again (Land Down Under) (2008)
Rory B. Quintos
Arah and Migo live in the Philippines, but Arah dreams of a better life. When her father has an accident, Arah moves to Australia to earn money. Migo is devastated but does not want to go to Australia. Arah adjusts to life in Australia, fulfilling her dreams for herself and her family. But after several years have passed, Migo shows up in Australia, and he and Arah confront their past and their time apart. Filmed in multiple locations including Darwin.

Our Generation
  (2010)

Sinem Saban and Damien Curtis
This documentary features stories from one of the last strongholds of traditional Aboriginal culture in Australia: the remote Yolngu of northeastern Arnhem Land. The Aboriginal struggles of land, culture and freedom are explored, and interviews with national indigenous leaders, historians and human rights activists shine a light on threats to the Australian Aboriginal culture.

Mabo (2012)
Rachel Perkins
This biographical film is about Eddie Koiki Mabo, an Aboriginal Australian and national hero of Australia. Mabo, who dropped out of school at the age of 15, successfully spearheaded the campaign for land rights for indigenous people, which resulted in the overthrowing of terra nullius (“nobody’s land”) by the High Court. Filmed in Queensland.

The Tree (2010)
Julie Bertuccelli
When her husband, Peter, dies unexpectedly, Dawn is devastated. But Simone, their eight-year-old daughter, is convinced that Peter is speaking to her through the giant Moreton Bay fig tree that stands next to their house—the same tree that Peter crashed his car into on the day he died. And when Dawn begins a relationship with George, the tree seems to take on a life of its own. Filmed in Queensland.

Wawata Topu: Mermaids of Timor-Leste (2013)
David Palazón and Enrique Alonso
This documentary is about four generations of female divers trying to make a living in a coastal village of Timor-Leste, where their contributions to their households and their community are faced with social barriers.

Komodo Dragon (2009)
John-Paul Davidson
The presenters of this documentary track down the mighty Komodo dragon, the largest living lizard species. Along the way, they encounter one of the world’s most dangerous snakes and help release turtles into the wild.

Fool’s Gold (2008)
Andy Tennant
This adventure-romance tells the story of Ben “Finn” Finnegan and Tess Finnegan, a recently divorced couple who fall in love again while searching for a treasure that was lost at sea with the 1715 treasure fleet. Filmed in multiple locations including Cairns, Brisbane and Whitsunday Island.

The Dark Side of the Sun (1988)
Božidar Nikolić
A young Brad Pitt stars in this story of a young man searching for a cure for a rare skin disease. Along the way, he finds freedom and love. Filmed in multiple locations including Kotor, Montenegro and Yugoslavia.

Agora (2009)
Alejandro Amenábar
An illuminating biopic that explores the life of mathematician, philosopher and astronomer Hypatia, who was active in Roman Egypt during the late 4th century. Surrounded by religious turmoil and social unrest, Hypatia struggles to save the knowledge of classical antiquity from destruction. Filmed in Malta.

Midnight Express (1978)
Alan Parker
Written by Oliver Stone, this drama tells the story of an American college student who is imprisoned after he is caught smuggling in Turkey, and his attempt to escape. Filmed primarily in Malta, where Fort St. Elmo is used to portray a Turkish prison.

Captain Phillips (2013)
Paul Greengrass
Dramatizing the 2009 hijacking of a U.S. container ship by Somali pirates, Captain Phillips is a thought-provoking study in the effects of globalization—as well as an attention-grabbing thriller. The film focuses on the relationship between Captain Richard Phillips (Academy Award®-winner Tom Hanks) and Somali pirate captain, Muse, who takes him hostage. Filmed in multiple locations, including Malta and Morocco.

Munich (2005)
Steven Spielberg
Based on true events, the film follows five men who are chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for the assassination of 11 Israelis at the 1972 Munich Olympics. Filmed in multiple locations, including Malta, Hungary and France.

Cutthroat Island (1995)
Renny Harlin
Inheriting a galleon and an incomplete map to buried treasure from her late buccaneer father, a female pirate and her companion race against their rivals to find a trove of riches on Cutthroat Island. Filmed in Malta and Thailand.

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Kenneth Branagh
In this adaption of Agatha Christie’s celebrated novel, detective Hercule Poirot is in a race against time to solve a murder that occurs while a train is stopped by an avalanche. Filmed in multiple locations, including Malta and Turkey.

Kon-Tiki (2012)
Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg
In this dramatic retelling of Thor Heyerdahl’s 4,300-mile expedition of 1947, the Norwegian explorer proves naysayers wrong by sailing a balsa wood raft across the Pacific from South America to Polynesia. Filmed in multiple locations including Bulgaria, Malta, Norway, Sweden and Thailand.

Troy (2004)
Wolfgang Petersen
Drawing inspiration from Homer’s great epic, the Iliad, and set in the Late Bronze Age, the film follows the united Greek forces during their assault on Troy and chronicles the fates of the men involved. Filmed in Mexico, the United Kingdom and Malta.

Montenegro (1981)
Dušan Makavejev
In this comedy-drama, a bored housewife on the brink of insanity takes up with some bohemian Yugoslavian immigrants living life to the fullest.

Marsal (1999)
Vinko Brešan
In this light comedy, the ghost of revolutionary Marshall Tito appears to some citizens on the Dalmatian island of Vis. As news spreads, the mayor sees the event as a tourist attraction and, to capitalize on Tito’s ghost, transforms Vis into a Communist-era outpost.

The Horseman (2003)
Branko Ivanda
This fascinating film is set in the early 18th century in the place where the borders of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice meet. The action and conflicts examine the struggles of living between two empires and two faiths: Catholicism and Islam. Originally titled Konjanik. Filmed in Zadar.

The Brothers Bloom (2009)
Rian Johnson
Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo star in this comedic caper about sibling confidence men who take on a final job that sends them around the world. Filmed in multiple locations including the Czech Republic, Montenegro and Serbia.

How the War Started on My Island (1996)
Vinko Brešan
In this bold black comedy, it is 1991 on an unnamed Croatian island and the Croatian parliament has declared the island’s independence from Yugoslavia. But conscripts from the Yugoslav People’s Army barricade themselves in a garrison, refusing to leave. Originally titled Kako je počeo rat na mom otoku. Filmed in Primosten and Šibenik.

Casino Royale (2006)
Martin Campbell
In Daniel Craig’s first role playing James Bond, the British agent travels to an extravagant Montenegrin casino in order to strip the film’s villain of all his money. BAFTA Film Award winner for Best Sound and nominated for Best Screenplay. Filmed in multiple locations including Prague, Czech Republic; Venice, Italy; and Lake Como, Italy.

Meet Me in Montenegro (2015)
Alex Holdridge and Linnea Saasen
In this comedy, a failed American writer meets a European dancer and begins an affair with her. Filmed in multiple locations including Germany, Montenegro and the US.

Just Between Us (2010)
Rajko Grlić
Set in Zagreb, this movie follows two middle-aged brothers leading parallel lives and navigating a web of relationships with their wives, children and mistresses. Filmed in Zagreb, Croatia.

Malta George Cross (2005)
Winston Azzopardi
Shot in several locations on the island of Malta, this intimate documentary depicts the hardships of World War II through the eyes of a child. Filmed in Malta.

Malta Story (1953)
Brian Desmond Hurst
This war movie, starring Alec Guinness, portrays the air defense of Malta during its World War II siege, and features spectacular footage of the island nation—rare for its day. Filmed in Malta.

The Mackintosh Man (1973)
John Huston
In this cold war spy thriller starring Paul Newman, a British agent takes on a fictional criminal identity and arranges his own capture and imprisonment so he can infiltrate a rival spy organization. Filmed in multiple locations including England, Ireland, Malta and Scotland.

Agora (2009)
Alejandro Amenábar
An illuminating biopic that explores the life of mathematician, philosopher and astronomer Hypatia, who was active in Roman Egypt during the late 4th century. Surrounded by religious turmoil and social unrest, Hypatia struggles to save the knowledge of classical antiquity from destruction. Filmed in Malta.

Midnight Express (1978)
Alan Parker
Written by Oliver Stone, this drama tells the story of an American college student who is imprisoned after he is caught smuggling in Turkey, and his attempt to escape. Filmed primarily in Malta, where Fort St. Elmo is used to portray a Turkish prison.

Captain Phillips (2013)
Paul Greengrass
Dramatizing the 2009 hijacking of a U.S. container ship by Somali pirates, Captain Phillips is a thought-provoking study in the effects of globalization—as well as an attention-grabbing thriller. The film focuses on the relationship between Captain Richard Phillips (Academy Award®-winner Tom Hanks) and Somali pirate captain, Muse, who takes him hostage. Filmed in multiple locations, including Malta and Morocco.

Munich (2005)
Steven Spielberg
Based on true events, the film follows five men who are chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for the assassination of 11 Israelis at the 1972 Munich Olympics. Filmed in multiple locations, including Malta, Hungary and France.

Before Midnight (2013)
Richard Linklater
In this conclusion to Richard Linklater’s acclaimed The Before Trilogy, a couple who are several years into their relationship find their vacation in a Greek retreat upended as long-simmering problems come to a boil. Filmed in mulitple locations in the Messenia region of Greece, including Pylos and Kalamáta.

Cutthroat Island (1995)
Renny Harlin
Inheriting a galleon and an incomplete map to buried treasure from her late buccaneer father, a female pirate and her companion race against their rivals to find a trove of riches on Cutthroat Island. Filmed in Malta and Thailand.

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Kenneth Branagh
In this adaption of Agatha Christie’s celebrated novel, detective Hercule Poirot is in a race against time to solve a murder that occurs while a train is stopped by an avalanche. Filmed in multiple locations, including Malta and Turkey.

Kon-Tiki (2012)
Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg
In this dramatic retelling of Thor Heyerdahl’s 4,300-mile expedition of 1947, the Norwegian explorer proves naysayers wrong by sailing a balsa wood raft across the Pacific from South America to Polynesia. Filmed in multiple locations including Bulgaria, Malta, Norway, Sweden and Thailand.

Troy (2004)
Wolfgang Petersen
Drawing inspiration from Homer’s great epic, the Iliad, and set in the Late Bronze Age, the film follows the united Greek forces during their assault on Troy and chronicles the fates of the men involved. Filmed in Mexico, the United Kingdom and Malta.

The Two Faces of January (2014)
Hossein Amini
When glamorous American couple Chester and Colette arrive in Athens, they befriend a Greek-speaking American, Rydal, who becomes enraptured with Colette. Soon, Rydal is drawn into the dark side of Chester’s life. This film was nominated for three awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Athens, Greece; Crete, Greece; and Istanbul, Turkey.

Mamma Mia! (2008)
Phyllida Lloyd
When bride-to-be Sophie learns that she has three possible fathers, she invites each of them to her wedding without telling her mother. This British-American-Swedish romantic musical comedy was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and three BAFTA Awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Skopelos, Greece.

Alexander (2004)
Oliver Stone
Based on the life of Alexander the Great, this epic historic drama with Colin Farrell in the title role focuses on the king’s great conquests and his relationships with his parents; his wife, Roxana; and his tutor, Aristotle.

Malta George Cross (2005)
Winston Azzopardi
Shot in several locations on the island of Malta, this intimate documentary depicts the hardships of World War II through the eyes of a child. Filmed in Malta.

Malta Story (1953)
Brian Desmond Hurst
This war movie, starring Alec Guinness, portrays the air defense of Malta during its World War II siege, and features spectacular footage of the island nation—rare for its day. Filmed in Malta.

The Mackintosh Man (1973)
John Huston
In this cold war spy thriller starring Paul Newman, a British agent takes on a fictional criminal identity and arranges his own capture and imprisonment so he can infiltrate a rival spy organization. Filmed in multiple locations including England, Ireland, Malta and Scotland.

Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Roberto Benigni
In this Oscar winner for Best Leading Actor and Best Foreign Language Film, a Jewish Italian father shields his son from the horrors of life in a concentration camp by making up stories about the daily events for the boy to reinterpret. Originally titled La vita è bella. Filmed in multiple locations including Tuscany.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

The Postman (1994)
Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this gift to woo the local beauty, Beatrice. Originally titled Il postino. Filmed in Naples and Sicily.

The Great Beauty (2013)
Paolo Sorrentino
After his 65th birthday, witty and arrogant novelist Jep Gambardella is blindsided by an ex-lover’s secret. He begins to reexamine his lavish lifestyle—frequenting nightclubs, parties and cafés—to seek a different side of Rome. Originally titled La grande bellezza. Filmed in various locations throughout Rome.

Roman Holiday (1953)
William Wyler
Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck star in this romantic comedy about a reporter following a royal princess who attempts to remain incognito as she sightsees in Rome. Hepburn won a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance. Filmed in Rome.

My Friends (1975)
Mario Monicelli
Childhood friends Necchi, Perozzi, Melandri and Mascetti all live in Florence and spend as much time together as possible, traveling around Tuscany telling terrible jokes to anyone who will listen. Melandri falls in love with a professor’s wife; the love does not last, but the professor ends up becoming a great friend to the four men. Originally titled Amici miei. Filmed in Florence.

All About My Mother (1999)
Pedro Almodóvar
In this comedy-drama, a nurse who oversees organ transplants loses her son in a car crash. To break the news to the boy’s father, whom he never knew, she journeys to Barcelona, revisiting colorful characters from her old life and meeting new ones along the way. The film won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. Filmed in multiple locations including A Coruña, Barcelona and Madrid.

La Dolce Vita (1960)
Federico Fellini
Fellini’s classic drama follows a journalist, played by Marcello Mastroianni, through Rome for seven days as he searches for love, happiness and the good life; widely considered one of the best films of all time, it features the famous scene in the Trevi Fountain with Anita Ekberg. Filmed in Rome.

Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
Audrey Wells
Based on Frances Mayes’s best-selling memoir, this lighthearted film tells the story of a recently divorced writer, played by Diane Lane, who buys a Tuscan villa with the hope of changing her life. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome and Salerno.

Malta George Cross (2005)
Winston Azzopardi
Shot in several locations on the island of Malta, this intimate documentary depicts the hardships of World War II through the eyes of a child. Filmed in Malta.

The Bicycle Thief (1948)
Vittorio De Sica
 

This moving film follows a poor, desperate father as he searches post-war Rome for his stolen bicycle; without it, he will lose the job that allows him to provide for his family. Filmed in Rome.

Malta Story (1953)
Brian Desmond Hurst
This war movie, starring Alec Guinness, portrays the air defense of Malta during its World War II siege, and features spectacular footage of the island nation—rare for its day. Filmed in Malta.

The Mackintosh Man (1973)
John Huston
In this cold war spy thriller starring Paul Newman, a British agent takes on a fictional criminal identity and arranges his own capture and imprisonment so he can infiltrate a rival spy organization. Filmed in multiple locations including England, Ireland, Malta and Scotland.

The Spanish Apartment (2002)
Cédric Klapisch
This French-Spanish film is the first in a trilogy that focuses on Xavier, a young economics student who travels to Barcelona for a European exchange program. Xavier finds an apartment with six international students and is immersed into a cultural melting pot. Originally titled L’Auberge Espagnole. Filmed in Barcelona.

Biutiful (2010)
Alejandro González Iñárritu
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Uxbal, a single father of two, is forced to reckon with his life in order to escape crime in underground Barcelona and regain spiritual insight. Filmed in Barcelona and Navarra.

Death in Venice (1971)
Luchino Visconti
This faithful adaptation of Thomas Mann’s well-known novella depicts a work-obsessed composer seeking solace at a Venetian seaside resort who becomes infatuated with a beautiful adolescent, whom he follows through the city’s palazzi and medieval streets. Filmed in Venice.

Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Woody Allen
The lives of an upper-class Manhattan family are conveyed in song as they travel from New York to Paris to Venice in this whimsical musical comedy starring Julia Roberts, Alan Alda, Edward Norton and Goldie Hawn. Filmed in Venice and various locations throughout England.

Bread and Tulips (2000)
Silvio Soldini
This romantic comedy follows a housewife who gets left behind during a family vacation. As she makes her way home, she impulsively detours to Venice and builds a new life—only to be admonished by her sister to return to her old one. Originally titled Pane e tulipani. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome, Salerno and Venice.

Carthage in Flames (1960)
Carmine Gallone
This Italian historic drama chronicles the final days of the Punic Wars as the Roman Empire descends upon Carthage. Filmed in Rome, Italy.

Land and Freedom (1995)
Ken Loach
In the spring of 1936, a young unemployed journalist leaves his hometown of Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. This film won two Cannes Film Festival awards. Filmed in Mirambel, Spain and Liverpool, England.

Marius and Jeannette (1997)
Robert Guédiguian
When Marius and Jeannette, two people who are both struggling in life, meet, they learn how to be happy again. Originally titled Marius et Jeannette. This film won six awards, including Best Actress, at the César Awards and Best Film at the Lumières Awards. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Marseille (2004)
Angela Schanelec
When Sophie wants to get away from Berlin, she swaps her apartment for one in Marseille so she can photograph the city. Filmed in Berlin, Germany and Marseille, France.

Marius (2013)
Daniel Auteuil
Marius owns and runs the La Marine Bar with his father, but dreams of setting off to a faraway land. He has been secretly in love with Fanny since childhood, and she him. When Marius is offered a job on an exploratory ship, Fanny confesses her love for him and Marius must choose between her and the sea. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Money for Nothing (1932)
Monty Banks
In this prince-and-the-pauper story, a down-and-out gambler is mistaken for a wealthy man in Monte Carlo. Filmed in England.

Outlaw Girl (1950)
Mario Camerini
Beppe Musolino is innocent but found guilty of murder. He escapes from prison and, while on the run, meets and falls in love with a village girl. Together they track down the people who were responsible for the guilty verdict. Originally titled Il Brigante Musolino. Filmed in Calabria, Italy.

The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935)
Stephen Roberts
In this romantic comedy set after World War I, a beautiful young woman tricks a Russian aristocrat into returning to Monte Carlo after he has broken the bank at its casino. But after stealing his money, she falls in love with him. This film features nice shots of early 20th-century Monte Carlo. Filmed in Monte Carlo.

Maikol Yordan Traveling Lost (2014)
Miguel Alejandro Gómez
Maikol Yordan’s family farm is close to being sold by a bank. With the hope of paying off the bank debt, Maikol enters contests and promotions and wins a trip to Europe. Originally titled Maikol Yordan de Viaje Perdido. Filmed in Costa Rica, England, France and Italy.

To Catch a Thief (1955)
Alfred Hitchcock
Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star in this romantic thriller about a retired cat burglar trying to entrap another burglar who is preying on wealthy tourists on the French Riviera. Hitchcock nicely conveys the glamour and energy of Monte Carlo, and the movie won an Oscar for Best Cinematography. Filmed in multiple locations including France and Monaco.

Senso (1954)
Luchino Visconti
A feast for the eyes set in 1860s Italy, this melodrama plays out against the atmospheric backdrop of Venice, from La Fenice Opera House to St. Mark’s Square. Filmed in Rome and Venice.

Summertime (1955)
David Lean
Katharine Hepburn is an American schoolteacher who takes a dream trip to Venice and finds herself entangled and in love with a married man. Lean won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director. Both Hepburn and Lean received Academy Award nominations. Filmed in Venice.

Spectre (2015)
Sam Mendes
A cryptic message sends James Bond to Mexico City and then Rome, where he uncovers a sinister organization known as Spectre. As Bond learns more about Spectre, he discovers a connection between himself and the enemy he seeks. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome.

Youth (2015)
Paolo Sorrentino
When two longtime friends go on vacation in Switzerland, they spend their time in an elegant hotel sharing stories about their children, other hotel guests and their day-to-day lives. Fred, a retired conductor and composer, learns that someone wants to hear him conduct again, while Mick, a film director, is determined to finish the screenplay for his final film. Filmed in multiple locations including Kanton Bern, Switzerland; Rome, Italy; and Venice, Italy.

The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Iain Softley
Based on Henry James’s novel, this intelligent film follows American heiress Milly Theale, played by Helena Bonham Carter. After she is stricken ill, she travels to Venice, where family and friends swirl around her with both good intentions and bad. Filmed in multiple locations including Venice.

Walking on Sunshine (2014)
Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini
Set in a stunning coastal village in present-day Italy, this musical romance follows Maddie, a woman who decides to marry a man after a speedy romance. When Maddie invites her sister, Taylor, to the wedding, it is revealed that the man Maddie is going to marry is the same man with whom Taylor had a holiday fling years earlier. Filmed in the Salento region of Puglia.

Kaleidoscope (1966)
Jack Smight
Warren Beatty and Susannah York star in this crime film about a playboy who infiltrates a manufacturer of playing cards so he can win big at card tables throughout Europe, including the famous Monte Carlo Casino where some of the movie was shot. Filmed in England.

Fanny (2013)
Daniel Auteuil
The second part of the “Marseille trilogy,” Fanny is now abandoned by Marius and pregnant. Her mother and Marius’s father, César, encourages Fanny to open herself up to the advances of an older, wealthy man. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Woody Allen
While on a summer holiday in Spain, girlfriends Vicky (Rebecca Hall) and Cristina (Scarlett Johansson) take a tour of wildly romantic Barcelona and become enamored with the same painter (Javier Bardem), unaware that his tempestuous ex-wife (Penélope Cruz) is about to re-enter the picture. Cruz won an Oscar for her performance, and the film won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. Filmed in multiple locations including Barcelona.

Grace of Monaco (2014)
Olivier Dahan
This French-American film traces the glamorous life of Grace Kelly, the American actress who left her film career to marry Prince Rainier III of Monaco. The movie includes sweeping shots of the French Riviera. Nicole Kidman plays the starring role. Filmed in multiple locations including France, Italy and Monaco.

Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Roberto Benigni
In this Oscar winner for Best Leading Actor and Best Foreign Language Film, a Jewish Italian father shields his son from the horrors of life in a concentration camp by making up stories about the daily events for the boy to reinterpret. Originally titled La vita è bella. Filmed in multiple locations including Tuscany.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

The Postman (1994)
Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this gift to woo the local beauty, Beatrice. Originally titled Il postino. Filmed in Naples and Sicily.

The Great Beauty (2013)
Paolo Sorrentino
After his 65th birthday, witty and arrogant novelist Jep Gambardella is blindsided by an ex-lover’s secret. He begins to reexamine his lavish lifestyle—frequenting nightclubs, parties and cafés—to seek a different side of Rome. Originally titled La grande bellezza. Filmed in various locations throughout Rome.

Roman Holiday (1953)
William Wyler
Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck star in this romantic comedy about a reporter following a royal princess who attempts to remain incognito as she sightsees in Rome. Hepburn won a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance. Filmed in Rome.

My Friends (1975)
Mario Monicelli
Childhood friends Necchi, Perozzi, Melandri and Mascetti all live in Florence and spend as much time together as possible, traveling around Tuscany telling terrible jokes to anyone who will listen. Melandri falls in love with a professor’s wife; the love does not last, but the professor ends up becoming a great friend to the four men. Originally titled Amici miei. Filmed in Florence.

All About My Mother (1999)
Pedro Almodóvar
In this comedy-drama, a nurse who oversees organ transplants loses her son in a car crash. To break the news to the boy’s father, whom he never knew, she journeys to Barcelona, revisiting colorful characters from her old life and meeting new ones along the way. The film won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. Filmed in multiple locations including A Coruña, Barcelona and Madrid.

La Dolce Vita (1960)
Federico Fellini
Fellini’s classic drama follows a journalist, played by Marcello Mastroianni, through Rome for seven days as he searches for love, happiness and the good life; widely considered one of the best films of all time, it features the famous scene in the Trevi Fountain with Anita Ekberg. Filmed in Rome.

Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
Audrey Wells
Based on Frances Mayes’s best-selling memoir, this lighthearted film tells the story of a recently divorced writer, played by Diane Lane, who buys a Tuscan villa with the hope of changing her life. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome and Salerno.

The Dark Side of the Sun (1988)
Božidar Nikolić
A young Brad Pitt stars in this story of a young man searching for a cure for a rare skin disease. Along the way, he finds freedom and love. Filmed in multiple locations including Kotor, Montenegro and Yugoslavia.

Montenegro (1981)
Dušan Makavejev
In this comedy-drama, a bored housewife on the brink of insanity takes up with some bohemian Yugoslavian immigrants living life to the fullest.

Marsal (1999)
Vinko Brešan
In this light comedy, the ghost of revolutionary Marshall Tito appears to some citizens on the Dalmatian island of Vis. As news spreads, the mayor sees the event as a tourist attraction and, to capitalize on Tito’s ghost, transforms Vis into a Communist-era outpost.

The Horseman (2003)
Branko Ivanda
This fascinating film is set in the early 18th century in the place where the borders of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice meet. The action and conflicts examine the struggles of living between two empires and two faiths: Catholicism and Islam. Originally titled Konjanik. Filmed in Zadar.

The Brothers Bloom (2009)
Rian Johnson
Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo star in this comedic caper about sibling confidence men who take on a final job that sends them around the world. Filmed in multiple locations including the Czech Republic, Montenegro and Serbia.

How the War Started on My Island (1996)
Vinko Brešan
In this bold black comedy, it is 1991 on an unnamed Croatian island and the Croatian parliament has declared the island’s independence from Yugoslavia. But conscripts from the Yugoslav People’s Army barricade themselves in a garrison, refusing to leave. Originally titled Kako je počeo rat na mom otoku. Filmed in Primosten and Šibenik.

Alexander (2004)
Oliver Stone
Based on the life of Alexander the Great, this epic historic drama with Colin Farrell in the title role focuses on the king’s great conquests and his relationships with his parents; his wife, Roxana; and his tutor, Aristotle.

Casino Royale (2006)
Martin Campbell
In Daniel Craig’s first role playing James Bond, the British agent travels to an extravagant Montenegrin casino in order to strip the film’s villain of all his money. BAFTA Film Award winner for Best Sound and nominated for Best Screenplay. Filmed in multiple locations including Prague, Czech Republic; Venice, Italy; and Lake Como, Italy.

Meet Me in Montenegro (2015)
Alex Holdridge and Linnea Saasen
In this comedy, a failed American writer meets a European dancer and begins an affair with her. Filmed in multiple locations including Germany, Montenegro and the US.

The Bicycle Thief (1948)
Vittorio De Sica
 

This moving film follows a poor, desperate father as he searches post-war Rome for his stolen bicycle; without it, he will lose the job that allows him to provide for his family. Filmed in Rome.

Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
Vincent McEveety
In the third installment of this beloved Disney franchise, “Herbie the Love Bug”—an anthropomorphized Volkswagen Beetle—joins a rally from Paris to Monte Carlo with his race car–driving owner. The race is loosely based on the famed Monte Carlo Rally, which culminates in the Mediterranean city. Filmed in multiple locations including Monte Carlo, Monaco and Paris, France.

The Human Cargo (2012)
Daniele Vicari
This documentary tells the story of 20,000 Albanians who arrived in Bari, Italy on August 8, 1991 looking for a better life. Originally titled La nave dolce.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Steven Spielberg
With nothing more than a diary that contains clues and a map showing the location of the famous Holy Grail, Indiana Jones and museum curator Marcus Brody set out to find Jones’s father and the Holy Grail before the Nazis do. Filmed in multiple locations including Andalusia, Spain; Venice, Italy; and Petra, Jordan.

The Spanish Apartment (2002)
Cédric Klapisch
This French-Spanish film is the first in a trilogy that focuses on Xavier, a young economics student who travels to Barcelona for a European exchange program. Xavier finds an apartment with six international students and is immersed into a cultural melting pot. Originally titled L’Auberge Espagnole. Filmed in Barcelona.

Biutiful (2010)
Alejandro González Iñárritu
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Uxbal, a single father of two, is forced to reckon with his life in order to escape crime in underground Barcelona and regain spiritual insight. Filmed in Barcelona and Navarra.

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Mel Stuart
A group of American tourists takes an 18-day guided bus tour of nine European countries (from London to Rome) and humor ensues. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Luxembourg, Rome and Venice.

Alatriste (2006)
Agustín Díaz Yanes
This historically sweeping film depicts 17th-century Spain during the Eighty Years’ War, when soldier-mercenary Captain Alatriste, played by Viggo Mortensen, fights for the Spanish empire and his king, Philip IV. Filmed in multiple locations including Andalusia and Madrid.

Lisbon (1956)
Ray Milland
Ray Milland and Maureen O’Hara star in this suspenseful yarn about a smuggling ring and a wealthy husband imprisoned behind the Iron Curtain. This atmospheric crime movie was shot on location in Lisbon, providing scenes of the city at mid-century. Filmed in Lisbon.

Night Train to Lisbon  (2013)
Bille August
After an unexpected meeting with a Portuguese woman, Raimund Gregorius, an aging Swiss professor, discovers a small book in the pocket of a coat left behind by the woman. In the book, Raimund finds a train ticket to Lisbon; on a whim, he quits his job and travels to Lisbon to search for her. Filmed in multiple locations including Lisbon.

The Last Run (1971)
Richard Fleischer
George C. Scott and Colleen Dewhurst star in this story of a career criminal wanting to retire in the Portuguese fishing village of Albufeira. Reluctantly, he takes one last job: driving an escaped killer across Spain into France. Filmed in Andalusia.

La Perla del Mar (2013)
Joachim Jung
Maria, a singer in the Canary Islands, is 86 but performs with jazz musicians much younger than herself. This documentary shows how being in tune with your surroundings can play a significant role in life. Filmed in the Canary Islands.

Land and Freedom (1995)
Ken Loach
In the spring of 1936, a young unemployed journalist leaves his hometown of Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. This film won two Cannes Film Festival awards. Filmed in Mirambel, Spain and Liverpool, England.

Mysteries of Lisbon (2010)
Raúl Ruiz
This highly acclaimed movie traces the adventures of a jealous countess, a rich businessman and a young orphaned boy as they travel across Portugal, France and Italy, and to Brazil. Filmed in multiple locations including Lisbon.

Man of La Mancha (1972)
Arthur Hiller
Peter O’Toole and Sophia Loren star in this film adaptation of the much-loved musical. In this “play within a play,” Cervantes casts himself as the mad and wandering knight-errant Don Quixote, enlisting fellow prisoners to play supporting roles as he awaits trial with the Spanish Inquisition.

Marius and Jeannette (1997)
Robert Guédiguian
When Marius and Jeannette, two people who are both struggling in life, meet, they learn how to be happy again. Originally titled Marius et Jeannette. This film won six awards, including Best Actress, at the César Awards and Best Film at the Lumières Awards. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Marseille (2004)
Angela Schanelec
When Sophie wants to get away from Berlin, she swaps her apartment for one in Marseille so she can photograph the city. Filmed in Berlin, Germany and Marseille, France.

Marius (2013)
Daniel Auteuil
Marius owns and runs the La Marine Bar with his father, but dreams of setting off to a faraway land. He has been secretly in love with Fanny since childhood, and she him. When Marius is offered a job on an exploratory ship, Fanny confesses her love for him and Marius must choose between her and the sea. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Money for Nothing (1932)
Monty Banks
In this prince-and-the-pauper story, a down-and-out gambler is mistaken for a wealthy man in Monte Carlo. Filmed in England.

The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935)
Stephen Roberts
In this romantic comedy set after World War I, a beautiful young woman tricks a Russian aristocrat into returning to Monte Carlo after he has broken the bank at its casino. But after stealing his money, she falls in love with him. This film features nice shots of early 20th-century Monte Carlo. Filmed in Monte Carlo.

Talk to Her (2002)
Pedro Almodóvar
When two men, Benigno and Marco, meet at the clinic where Benigno works, an unsuspected destiny begins. Marco’s girlfriend, a bullfighter, has been gored and is in a coma, while Benigno is also looking after another woman who is in a coma. Originally titled Hable con ella. Filmed in multiple locations including Andalusia and Madrid.

To Catch a Thief (1955)
Alfred Hitchcock
Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star in this romantic thriller about a retired cat burglar trying to entrap another burglar who is preying on wealthy tourists on the French Riviera. Hitchcock nicely conveys the glamour and energy of Monte Carlo, and the movie won an Oscar for Best Cinematography. Filmed in multiple locations including France and Monaco.

Kaleidoscope (1966)
Jack Smight
Warren Beatty and Susannah York star in this crime film about a playboy who infiltrates a manufacturer of playing cards so he can win big at card tables throughout Europe, including the famous Monte Carlo Casino where some of the movie was shot. Filmed in England.

Fados (2007)
Carlos Saura
The relationship among music, dance and the culture of Portugal is illustrated in this documentary film. Filmed in Lisbon, Portugal.

Fanny (2013)
Daniel Auteuil
The second part of the “Marseille trilogy,” Fanny is now abandoned by Marius and pregnant. Her mother and Marius’s father, César, encourages Fanny to open herself up to the advances of an older, wealthy man. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Woody Allen
While on a summer holiday in Spain, girlfriends Vicky (Rebecca Hall) and Cristina (Scarlett Johansson) take a tour of wildly romantic Barcelona and become enamored with the same painter (Javier Bardem), unaware that his tempestuous ex-wife (Penélope Cruz) is about to re-enter the picture. Cruz won an Oscar for her performance, and the film won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. Filmed in multiple locations including Barcelona.

Grace of Monaco (2014)
Olivier Dahan
This French-American film traces the glamorous life of Grace Kelly, the American actress who left her film career to marry Prince Rainier III of Monaco. The movie includes sweeping shots of the French Riviera. Nicole Kidman plays the starring role. Filmed in multiple locations including France, Italy and Monaco.

Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Roberto Benigni
In this Oscar winner for Best Leading Actor and Best Foreign Language Film, a Jewish Italian father shields his son from the horrors of life in a concentration camp by making up stories about the daily events for the boy to reinterpret. Originally titled La vita è bella. Filmed in multiple locations including Tuscany.

My Friends (1975)
Mario Monicelli
Childhood friends Necchi, Perozzi, Melandri and Mascetti all live in Florence and spend as much time together as possible, traveling around Tuscany telling terrible jokes to anyone who will listen. Melandri falls in love with a professor’s wife; the love does not last, but the professor ends up becoming a great friend to the four men. Originally titled Amici miei. Filmed in Florence.

All About My Mother (1999)
Pedro Almodóvar
In this comedy-drama, a nurse who oversees organ transplants loses her son in a car crash. To break the news to the boy’s father, whom he never knew, she journeys to Barcelona, revisiting colorful characters from her old life and meeting new ones along the way. The film won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. Filmed in multiple locations including A Coruña, Barcelona and Madrid.

The Holy Queen (1947)
Henrique Campos, Aníbal Contreiras and Rafael Gil
One of many popular 1940s Spanish costume films, this historic drama portrays the life of Isabel of Aragon, the Spanish-born 14th-century queen of Portugal who rectified peace among different parties of the Portuguese court. Originally titled Reina santa.

Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
Vincent McEveety
In the third installment of this beloved Disney franchise, “Herbie the Love Bug”—an anthropomorphized Volkswagen Beetle—joins a rally from Paris to Monte Carlo with his race car–driving owner. The race is loosely based on the famed Monte Carlo Rally, which culminates in the Mediterranean city. Filmed in multiple locations including Monte Carlo, Monaco and Paris, France.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Steven Spielberg
With nothing more than a diary that contains clues and a map showing the location of the famous Holy Grail, Indiana Jones and museum curator Marcus Brody set out to find Jones’s father and the Holy Grail before the Nazis do. Filmed in multiple locations including Andalusia, Spain; Venice, Italy; and Petra, Jordan.

The Spanish Apartment (2002)
Cédric Klapisch
This French-Spanish film is the first in a trilogy that focuses on Xavier, a young economics student who travels to Barcelona for a European exchange program. Xavier finds an apartment with six international students and is immersed into a cultural melting pot. Originally titled L’Auberge Espagnole. Filmed in Barcelona.

Biutiful (2010)
Alejandro González Iñárritu
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Uxbal, a single father of two, is forced to reckon with his life in order to escape crime in underground Barcelona and regain spiritual insight. Filmed in Barcelona and Navarra.

Death in Venice (1971)
Luchino Visconti
This faithful adaptation of Thomas Mann’s well-known novella depicts a work-obsessed composer seeking solace at a Venetian seaside resort who becomes infatuated with a beautiful adolescent, whom he follows through the city’s palazzi and medieval streets. Filmed in Venice.

Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Woody Allen
The lives of an upper-class Manhattan family are conveyed in song as they travel from New York to Paris to Venice in this whimsical musical comedy starring Julia Roberts, Alan Alda, Edward Norton and Goldie Hawn. Filmed in Venice and various locations throughout England.

Bread and Tulips (2000)
Silvio Soldini
This romantic comedy follows a housewife who gets left behind during a family vacation. As she makes her way home, she impulsively detours to Venice and builds a new life—only to be admonished by her sister to return to her old one. Originally titled Pane e tulipani. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome, Salerno and Venice.

Carthage in Flames (1960)
Carmine Gallone
This Italian historic drama chronicles the final days of the Punic Wars as the Roman Empire descends upon Carthage. Filmed in Rome, Italy.

Land and Freedom (1995)
Ken Loach
In the spring of 1936, a young unemployed journalist leaves his hometown of Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. This film won two Cannes Film Festival awards. Filmed in Mirambel, Spain and Liverpool, England.

Marius and Jeannette (1997)
Robert Guédiguian
When Marius and Jeannette, two people who are both struggling in life, meet, they learn how to be happy again. Originally titled Marius et Jeannette. This film won six awards, including Best Actress, at the César Awards and Best Film at the Lumières Awards. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Marseille (2004)
Angela Schanelec
When Sophie wants to get away from Berlin, she swaps her apartment for one in Marseille so she can photograph the city. Filmed in Berlin, Germany and Marseille, France.

Marius (2013)
Daniel Auteuil
Marius owns and runs the La Marine Bar with his father, but dreams of setting off to a faraway land. He has been secretly in love with Fanny since childhood, and she him. When Marius is offered a job on an exploratory ship, Fanny confesses her love for him and Marius must choose between her and the sea. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Money for Nothing (1932)
Monty Banks
In this prince-and-the-pauper story, a down-and-out gambler is mistaken for a wealthy man in Monte Carlo. Filmed in England.

Outlaw Girl (1950)
Mario Camerini
Beppe Musolino is innocent but found guilty of murder. He escapes from prison and, while on the run, meets and falls in love with a village girl. Together they track down the people who were responsible for the guilty verdict. Originally titled Il Brigante Musolino. Filmed in Calabria, Italy.

The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935)
Stephen Roberts
In this romantic comedy set after World War I, a beautiful young woman tricks a Russian aristocrat into returning to Monte Carlo after he has broken the bank at its casino. But after stealing his money, she falls in love with him. This film features nice shots of early 20th-century Monte Carlo. Filmed in Monte Carlo.

Maikol Yordan Traveling Lost (2014)
Miguel Alejandro Gómez
Maikol Yordan’s family farm is close to being sold by a bank. With the hope of paying off the bank debt, Maikol enters contests and promotions and wins a trip to Europe. Originally titled Maikol Yordan de Viaje Perdido. Filmed in Costa Rica, England, France and Italy.

To Catch a Thief (1955)
Alfred Hitchcock
Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star in this romantic thriller about a retired cat burglar trying to entrap another burglar who is preying on wealthy tourists on the French Riviera. Hitchcock nicely conveys the glamour and energy of Monte Carlo, and the movie won an Oscar for Best Cinematography. Filmed in multiple locations including France and Monaco.

Senso (1954)
Luchino Visconti
A feast for the eyes set in 1860s Italy, this melodrama plays out against the atmospheric backdrop of Venice, from La Fenice Opera House to St. Mark’s Square. Filmed in Rome and Venice.

Summertime (1955)
David Lean
Katharine Hepburn is an American schoolteacher who takes a dream trip to Venice and finds herself entangled and in love with a married man. Lean won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director. Both Hepburn and Lean received Academy Award nominations. Filmed in Venice.

Spectre (2015)
Sam Mendes
A cryptic message sends James Bond to Mexico City and then Rome, where he uncovers a sinister organization known as Spectre. As Bond learns more about Spectre, he discovers a connection between himself and the enemy he seeks. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome.

Youth (2015)
Paolo Sorrentino
When two longtime friends go on vacation in Switzerland, they spend their time in an elegant hotel sharing stories about their children, other hotel guests and their day-to-day lives. Fred, a retired conductor and composer, learns that someone wants to hear him conduct again, while Mick, a film director, is determined to finish the screenplay for his final film. Filmed in multiple locations including Kanton Bern, Switzerland; Rome, Italy; and Venice, Italy.

The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Iain Softley
Based on Henry James’s novel, this intelligent film follows American heiress Milly Theale, played by Helena Bonham Carter. After she is stricken ill, she travels to Venice, where family and friends swirl around her with both good intentions and bad. Filmed in multiple locations including Venice.

Walking on Sunshine (2014)
Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini
Set in a stunning coastal village in present-day Italy, this musical romance follows Maddie, a woman who decides to marry a man after a speedy romance. When Maddie invites her sister, Taylor, to the wedding, it is revealed that the man Maddie is going to marry is the same man with whom Taylor had a holiday fling years earlier. Filmed in the Salento region of Puglia.

Kaleidoscope (1966)
Jack Smight
Warren Beatty and Susannah York star in this crime film about a playboy who infiltrates a manufacturer of playing cards so he can win big at card tables throughout Europe, including the famous Monte Carlo Casino where some of the movie was shot. Filmed in England.

Fanny (2013)
Daniel Auteuil
The second part of the “Marseille trilogy,” Fanny is now abandoned by Marius and pregnant. Her mother and Marius’s father, César, encourages Fanny to open herself up to the advances of an older, wealthy man. Filmed in Marseille, France.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Woody Allen
While on a summer holiday in Spain, girlfriends Vicky (Rebecca Hall) and Cristina (Scarlett Johansson) take a tour of wildly romantic Barcelona and become enamored with the same painter (Javier Bardem), unaware that his tempestuous ex-wife (Penélope Cruz) is about to re-enter the picture. Cruz won an Oscar for her performance, and the film won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. Filmed in multiple locations including Barcelona.

Grace of Monaco (2014)
Olivier Dahan
This French-American film traces the glamorous life of Grace Kelly, the American actress who left her film career to marry Prince Rainier III of Monaco. The movie includes sweeping shots of the French Riviera. Nicole Kidman plays the starring role. Filmed in multiple locations including France, Italy and Monaco.

Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Roberto Benigni
In this Oscar winner for Best Leading Actor and Best Foreign Language Film, a Jewish Italian father shields his son from the horrors of life in a concentration camp by making up stories about the daily events for the boy to reinterpret. Originally titled La vita è bella. Filmed in multiple locations including Tuscany.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

The Postman (1994)
Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi
A simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this gift to woo the local beauty, Beatrice. Originally titled Il postino. Filmed in Naples and Sicily.

The Great Beauty (2013)
Paolo Sorrentino
After his 65th birthday, witty and arrogant novelist Jep Gambardella is blindsided by an ex-lover’s secret. He begins to reexamine his lavish lifestyle—frequenting nightclubs, parties and cafés—to seek a different side of Rome. Originally titled La grande bellezza. Filmed in various locations throughout Rome.

Roman Holiday (1953)
William Wyler
Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck star in this romantic comedy about a reporter following a royal princess who attempts to remain incognito as she sightsees in Rome. Hepburn won a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance. Filmed in Rome.

My Friends (1975)
Mario Monicelli
Childhood friends Necchi, Perozzi, Melandri and Mascetti all live in Florence and spend as much time together as possible, traveling around Tuscany telling terrible jokes to anyone who will listen. Melandri falls in love with a professor’s wife; the love does not last, but the professor ends up becoming a great friend to the four men. Originally titled Amici miei. Filmed in Florence.

All About My Mother (1999)
Pedro Almodóvar
In this comedy-drama, a nurse who oversees organ transplants loses her son in a car crash. To break the news to the boy’s father, whom he never knew, she journeys to Barcelona, revisiting colorful characters from her old life and meeting new ones along the way. The film won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. Filmed in multiple locations including A Coruña, Barcelona and Madrid.

La Dolce Vita (1960)
Federico Fellini
Fellini’s classic drama follows a journalist, played by Marcello Mastroianni, through Rome for seven days as he searches for love, happiness and the good life; widely considered one of the best films of all time, it features the famous scene in the Trevi Fountain with Anita Ekberg. Filmed in Rome.

Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
Audrey Wells
Based on Frances Mayes’s best-selling memoir, this lighthearted film tells the story of a recently divorced writer, played by Diane Lane, who buys a Tuscan villa with the hope of changing her life. Filmed in multiple locations including Rome and Salerno.

Marsal (1999)
Vinko Brešan
In this light comedy, the ghost of revolutionary Marshall Tito appears to some citizens on the Dalmatian island of Vis. As news spreads, the mayor sees the event as a tourist attraction and, to capitalize on Tito’s ghost, transforms Vis into a Communist-era outpost.

The Horseman (2003)
Branko Ivanda
This fascinating film is set in the early 18th century in the place where the borders of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice meet. The action and conflicts examine the struggles of living between two empires and two faiths: Catholicism and Islam. Originally titled Konjanik. Filmed in Zadar.

How the War Started on My Island (1996)
Vinko Brešan
In this bold black comedy, it is 1991 on an unnamed Croatian island and the Croatian parliament has declared the island’s independence from Yugoslavia. But conscripts from the Yugoslav People’s Army barricade themselves in a garrison, refusing to leave. Originally titled Kako je počeo rat na mom otoku. Filmed in Primosten and Šibenik.

Casino Royale (2006)
Martin Campbell
In Daniel Craig’s first role playing James Bond, the British agent travels to an extravagant Montenegrin casino in order to strip the film’s villain of all his money. BAFTA Film Award winner for Best Sound and nominated for Best Screenplay. Filmed in multiple locations including Prague, Czech Republic; Venice, Italy; and Lake Como, Italy.

The Bicycle Thief (1948)
Vittorio De Sica
 

This moving film follows a poor, desperate father as he searches post-war Rome for his stolen bicycle; without it, he will lose the job that allows him to provide for his family. Filmed in Rome.

Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)
Vincent McEveety
In the third installment of this beloved Disney franchise, “Herbie the Love Bug”—an anthropomorphized Volkswagen Beetle—joins a rally from Paris to Monte Carlo with his race car–driving owner. The race is loosely based on the famed Monte Carlo Rally, which culminates in the Mediterranean city. Filmed in multiple locations including Monte Carlo, Monaco and Paris, France.

The Human Cargo (2012)
Daniele Vicari
This documentary tells the story of 20,000 Albanians who arrived in Bari, Italy on August 8, 1991 looking for a better life. Originally titled La nave dolce.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Steven Spielberg
With nothing more than a diary that contains clues and a map showing the location of the famous Holy Grail, Indiana Jones and museum curator Marcus Brody set out to find Jones’s father and the Holy Grail before the Nazis do. Filmed in multiple locations including Andalusia, Spain; Venice, Italy; and Petra, Jordan.

The Spanish Apartment (2002)
Cédric Klapisch
This French-Spanish film is the first in a trilogy that focuses on Xavier, a young economics student who travels to Barcelona for a European exchange program. Xavier finds an apartment with six international students and is immersed into a cultural melting pot. Originally titled L’Auberge Espagnole. Filmed in Barcelona.

Biutiful (2010)
Alejandro González Iñárritu
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Uxbal, a single father of two, is forced to reckon with his life in order to escape crime in underground Barcelona and regain spiritual insight. Filmed in Barcelona and Navarra.

If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
Mel Stuart
A group of American tourists takes an 18-day guided bus tour of nine European countries (from London to Rome) and humor ensues. Filmed in multiple locations including London, Luxembourg, Rome and Venice.

Barcelona (1994)
Whit Stillman
Set during the eighties, the film follows a pair of mismatched American cousins who banter about romance and politics while working in the beautiful city of Barcelona. Filmed in Spain and the United States.

Antonio Gaudí (1984)

Hiroshi Teshigahara


A spellbinding visual poem that takes viewers on a tour of Antonio Gaudí’s spectacular architecture in Barcelona, including his massive, still-unfinished masterpiece, La Sagrada Família.