The Most Striking Movie Destinations
From the beginning of the art called the movie until today, there’s been a millions of movies which impress us with variety of reasons. There is a lot of things that makes good movie: original script, good cast but also destinations where movies are filmed. Some movies will be remembered by the fact they took us to the most wonderful and most beautiful places which we could never see in person. In movies we can see landscapes of distant countries, deep oceans, universe, rain forests, deserts… And all of that can make bigger impression on us than plot and cast itself.
Casablanca is one of the biggest and most famous movie creations ever. Many people are considering it as one of the 100 best movies ever made. Film is made in 1942. “Casablanca” is a romantic drama with a mix of love and war movie. Leading actors are famous Hollywood actors Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart. Movie won 8 Oscar‘s. But, among the great cast and film story, what makes us breathless are nature and landscapes of Morocco where the movie is filmed. In movie we can see beautiful pictures of Casablanca in Morocco, where the story of the movie is.
2. From Russia With Love
This movie, dated from 1963 is actually the second part of the famous James Bond series. Movie was produced by Terrence Young and many think that this is the best part of the famous agent 007 series. Sean Connery plays the leading part. Great part of the movie is filmed in Russia and the viewers had a chance to see and meet the beautiful sights of this enormous country that has so much to offer. What makes this movie memorable for the viewers is the Russian nature, along with the terrific interpretation of Sean Connery, for which people say that is among his best roles ever.
3. Out of Africa
Movie “Out Of Africa” won 28 rewards, 17 nominations for Oscar from which it won seven. This movie is counted in the best movies ever made, partly because of the actors and because of the landscapes that you can see in the movie. This movie is made in 1985. and leading roles are played by Meryl Streep and Robert Redford. They are playing friends which are getting married so Karen (Meryl) can have a noble title. After the wedding they are going to Africa, to Kenya. During the movie we can see amazing sightings of Kenya rainforests. Film is abounded with untouched nature and rare animals. Ambient in which movie is taken is of course one of the factors that made this movie successful.
4. 2001: A Space Odyssey
This science fiction movie who is beyond its time is taking us to see the amazing sights of our endless and secret universe.
Movie is a strong drama about a man and a machine. Along the movie you can hear the music which, among the beautiful sights, makes us remember it. This sights can’t be beaten in the future. Music we listen to and sights we see is making this movie from 1968 a masterpiece. Film is produced by Stanley Kubrick, by the novel of Arthur C. Clarke. The movie is rewarded with Oscar. In this movie you can see the wonderful view at space, which we definitely can’t see in person.
5. Lawrence of Arabia
What makes a great impression on us, among the very plot of this film, are the desert landscapes where the most part of this movie is taken. Along the movie beautiful pictures of Middle East are changing. Movie is filmed in 1962 and it’s produced by David Lean. The leading role is played by British actor Peter O’Toole. The whole story is based on adventures of Lawrence in Arabia during the World War I. The big part of the fights which are happening in this movie are in the desert. You can see Damascus and Aqaba.
6. La Dolce Vita
This is the famous movie of Federico Fellini, and it’s also counted as one of the best movies ever made. Leading roles are played by Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg. Plot of this movie is happening in ‘eternal city‘ Rome. During this movie we can see wonderful architecture of this city, fountains, streets, city atmosphere… What makes this movie memorable by many is a scene where Anita Ekberg is taking a bath in the famous fountain Di Trevi. Everything that is beautiful in Rome can be seen in this movie.
7. Mr. Hulot’s Holiday
This is one of the most successful French movies ever made. In this comedy, the leading role has Jacques Tati, who also produced it. In the first year, this move was seen by five million of French. Monsieur Hulot (Tati) goes across the ocean on Atlantic coast. While there, he is going through unbelievable situations which are interesting for the viewers, but also the sights of endless blue sea and long, infinite beaches, contribute to enormous pleasure for the public. Atlantic coast that can be seen in this movie from 1954 is leaving us breathless.
8. Raiders of the Lost Ark
Nepal and Cairo are in the center of this film. Produced by Steven Spielberg and the leading actor, Harrison Ford, movie is taking us to see the amazing sights of forests and mountains of Nepal. After chasing through Nepal and chasing with Nazis, Indiana Jones is going to Cairo. Along the whole adventure what impresses us the most is the ambient in which the movie is filmed. Next to action scenes in this movie, movie is filled with attractive locations. What’s interesting is the fact that ever scene from Egypt is actually filmed in Tunisia. So in this movie from 1981 we can actually see the beauty of Nepal and Tunisia.
9. Lost In Translation
In this movie from 2003, where leading roles are played by Scarlett Johansson and Bill Murray, we can clearly see the difference in culture and temper of people from east and west. This movie gave us opportunity to meet the culture and everything else that’s beautiful in Japan. In whole move we can see Japanese architecture, their traditions, mentality… While enjoying the love, leading actors are discovering mysteries and beauty of Japan. This movie shows us how sometime is difficult get around in world where we don’t belong, and along that the viewer have a chance to enjoy the beauty of East Asia.
10. Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Leading actors in this movie from 2008 are Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall… This movie is about two girls from the U.S.A. that fall in love in the same painter and while their life stories are entwining and the story is heating up, the viewers are amazed with remarkable scenes from beautiful Barcelona. Large part of these scenes are shoot in the city so we can enjoy the sight of buildings, streets and citizens of Barcelona. This city on the shore of Mediterranean sea is beautiful ambient for shooting films.
This is a good indicator that for a good film it’s not enough to have good cast and good director, but you also need to choose an attractive and interesting locations. Moreover, as the most successful films have proved to be those that had the Most snaps at exotic locations.