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I love to watch movies set in travel destinations if I can find them. Here are some movies I’ve found set in countries around the world. (This page is a work in progress. I welcome any suggestions for movies to add to this list):

MOVIES SET IN PARTICULAR COUNTRIES

  1. Afghanistan
    1. Kandahar (2001)
  2. Albania
  3. Algeria
  4. Andorra
  5. Angola
  6. Antigua and Barbuda
  7. Argentina
  8. Armenia
  9. Australia
    1. The Dressmaker (2015)
    2. The Thorn Birds (TV mini-series) (1983)
    3. A Place to Call Home (TV series) (2013- )
    4. Tracks (2013)
    5. Japanese Story (2003)
    6. The Light Between Oceans (2016)
    7. Lantana (2001)
  10. Austria
    1. Before Sunrise (1995)
  11. Azerbaijan
  12. Bahamas
  13. Bahrain
  14. Bangladesh
  15. Barbados
  16. Belarus
  17. Belgium
  18. Belize
  19. Benin
  20. Bhutan
  21. Bolivia
  22. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  23. Botswana
  24. Brazil
  25. Brunei
  26. Bulgaria
  27. Burkina Faso
  28. Burundi
  29. Cabo Verde
  30. Cambodia
  31. Cameroon
  32. Canada
    1. Monsieur Lazhar (2011)
  33. Central African Republic
  34. Chad
  35. Chile
  36. China
    1. Hong Kong
      1. In the Mood for Love (2000)
    2. Beijing
      1. Beijing Bicycle (2001)
    3. The Painted Veil (2006)
  37. Colombia
  38. Comoros
  39. Democratic Republic of the Congo
  40. Republic of the Congo
  41. Costa Rica
  42. Cote d’Ivoire
  43. Croatia
  44. Cuba
  45. Cyprus
  46. Czech Republic
    1. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
  47. Denmark
    1. Copenhagen (2014)
    2. Borgen (TV series 2010-2013)
    3. Rita (TV series 2012- )
    4. Dicte: Crime Reporter (2012-2016)
  48. Djibouti
  49. Dominica
  50. Dominican Republic
  51. Ecuador
  52. Egypt
    1. Cairo Time (2009)
    2. The Night Manager (TV series) (2016-2018)
  53. El Salvador
  54. Equatorial Guinea
  55. Eritrea
  56. Estonia
  57. Ethiopia
  58. Fiji
  59. Finland
  60. France
    1. Amelie (2001)
    2. Apres Vous (2003)
    3. Le Havre (2011)
    4. My Father’s Guests (2010)
    5. Dheepan (2015)
    6. Samba (2014)
    7. Before Sunset (2004)
    8. Chocolat (2000)
    9. Cache (2005)
  61. Gabon
  62. Gambia
  63. Georgia
  64. Germany
    1. Frantz (2016)
    2. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)
  65. Ghana
  66. Greece
    1. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin (2001)
    2. Mama Mia! (2008)
    3. Ginger and Cinnamon (2003)
  67. Grenada
  68. Guatemala
  69. Guinea
  70. Guinea-Bissau
  71. Guyana
  72. Haiti
  73. Honduras
  74. Hungary
    1. Gloomy Sunday (1999)
  75. Iceland
    1. Albatross (2011)
    2. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
    3. The Girl in the Cafe (2005)
  76. India
    1. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
    2. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
    3. Jab We Met (2007)
    4. Lion (2016)
    5. The Jewel in the Crown (TV mini-series) (1984)
    6. Tanu Weds Manu (2011)
    7. Mr. and Mrs. Iyer (2002)
    8. Indian Summers (TV series) (2015-2016)
  77. Indonesia
  78. Iran
    1. The Salesman (2016)
    2. Septembers of Shiraz (2015)
    3. About Elly (2009)
    4. A Separation (2011)
    5. The Past (2013)
    6. Argo (2012)
  79. Iraq
  80. Ireland
    1. The Fall (TV series) (2013- )
  81. Israel
    1. Sand Storm (2016)
    2. Dancing Arabs (2014)
  82. Italy
    1. Bread & Tulips (2000) (Italian)
    2. A Bigger Splash (2015)
    3. The English Patient (1996)
    4. Besieged (1998)
    5. Agatha and the Storm (2004)
    6. Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
    7. The Son’s Room (2001)
  83. Jamaica
  84. Japan
    1. Oh Lucy! (2017)
    2. Enlightenment Guaranteed (1999) (German)
    3. Sweet Bean (2015)
    4. After the Storm (2016)
    5. Departures (2008)
  85. Jordan
  86. Kazakhstan
  87. Kenya
    1. Out of Africa (1985)
  88. Kiribati
  89. Kosovo
  90. Kuwait
  91. Kyrgyzstan
  92. Laos
  93. Latvia
  94. Lebanon
    1. Caramel (2007)
  95. Lesotho
  96. Liberia
  97. Libya
  98. Liechtenstein
  99. Lithuania
  100. Luxembourg
  101. Macedonia
  102. Madagascar
  103. Malawi
  104. Malaysia
  105. Maldives
  106. Mali
  107. Malta
  108. Marshall Islands
  109. Mauritania
  110. Mauritius
  111. Mexico
  112. Micronesia
  113. Moldova
  114. Monaco
  115. Mongolia
  116. Montenegro
  117. Morocco
    1. The Time In Between – TV Series (2013-2014) (Spanish)
  118. Mozambique
  119. Myanmar (Burma)
    1. The Lady (2011)
  120. Namibia
  121. Nauru
  122. Nepal
  123. Netherlands
    1. The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
  124. New Zealand
    1. Top of the Lake (TV series) (2013- )
  125. Nicaragua
  126. Niger
  127. Nigeria
  128. North Korea
  129. Norway
  130. Oman
  131. Pakistan
    1. He Named Me Malala (2015)
  132. Palau
  133. Palestine
    1. Omar (2013)
  134. Panama
  135. Papua New Guinea
  136. Paraguay
  137. Peru
  138. Philippines
  139. Poland
  140. Portugal
    1. Night Train to Lisbon (2013)
  141. Qatar
  142. Romania
  143. Russia
    1. Dr. Zhivago (1965)
  144. Rwanda
  145. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  146. Saint Lucia
  147. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  148. Samoa
  149. San Marino
  150. Sao Tome and Principe
  151. Saudi Arabia
    1. A Hologram for the King (2016)
  152. Senegal
  153. Serbia
  154. Seychelles
  155. Sierra Leone
  156. Singapore
  157. Slovakia
  158. Slovenia
  159. Solomon Islands
  160. Somalia
  161. South Africa
    1. Duma (2005)
    2. Mary and Martha (2013)
  162. South Korea
    1. Bungee Jumping of Their Own (2001)
  163. South Sudan
  164. Spain
    1. The Time In Between – TV Series (2013-2014)
    2. Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago (2013)
    3. The Way (2010)
    4. Julieta (2016)
    5. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
  165. Sri Lanka
  166. Sudan
  167. Suriname
  168. Swaziland
  169. Sweden
    1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
    2. A Man Called Ove (2015)
  170. Switzerland
  171. Syria
  172. Taiwan
  173. Tajikistan
  174. Tanzania
  175. Thailand
    1. Brokedown Palace (1999)
  176. Timor-Leste
  177. Togo
  178. Tonga
  179. Trinidad and Tobago
  180. Tunisia
  181. Turkey
    1. Mustang (2015)
  182. Turkmenistan
  183. Tuvalu
  184. Uganda
    1. Queen of Katwe (2016)
  185. Ukraine
  186. United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  187. United Kingdom (UK)
    1. Downton Abbey – TV series (2010-2015)
    2. Finding Your Feet (2017)
    3. Victoria (TV series) (2016- )
    4. Love & Friendship (2016)
    5. Victoria & Abdul (2017)
    6. Death at a Funeral (2007)
    7. The Remains of the Day (1993)
    8. About a Boy (2002)
    9. Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)
    10. Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
    11. Chariots of Fire (1981)
    12. Love Actually (2003)
    13. Notting Hill (1999)
    14. Sliding Doors (1998)
    15. Pride and Prejudice (TV mini-series) (1995)
    16. Island at War (TV mini-series) (2004)
    17. Last Tango in Halifax (TV series) (2012- )
    18. Lovesick (TV series) (2007-2015)
    19. Prime Suspect (TV mini-series) (1991)
  188. United States of America (USA)
    1. See movies | u.s.a. |
  189. Uruguay
  190. Uzbekistan
  191. Vanuatu
  192. Vatican City (Holy See)
  193. Venezuela
  194. Vietnam
    1. The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000)
  195. Yemen
    1. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
    2. The Last Post (TV series) (2017- )
  196. Zambia
  197. Zimbabwe

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MOVIES SET IN UNNAMED COUNTRIES FROM REGIONS AROUND THE WORLD

  • NORTH AFRICA
    • The English Patient (1996)
  • SOUTH AMERICA
  • MIDDLE EAST