Love is always lovelier some place other than home. Well, at least in the celluloid universe.
Traveling by boat, train or even bus can lead to
Here's a look at some of the best films in the romantic travel genre:
Trains are great locations for love and romance. And we're not just talking
In 1932, hearts beat a little faster with
Even more erotic is
Eve: "I tipped the steward $5 to seat you here if you should come in."
Roger: "Is that a proposition?"
Eve: "I never discuss love on an empty stomach."
Roger: "You've already eaten."
Eve Kendall: "But you haven't."
The final frame of the two on the train chugging to their honeymoon is about as Freudian as the censors allowed at the time.
One doesn't think of "Out of Africa" as a train movie, but it is on a train that Karen Blixen (
It happened on a bus
A cramped, bumpy bus doesn't sound like the recipe for romance, but that's exactly what happens in the 1934 comedy classic
Location, location, location
Can't find love in the U.S.A.? Head to Rome, Venice or Paris, where — at least in movies — one will always find love and romance.
Audrey Hepburn became an overnight sensation in
The other Hepburn — Katharine — earned
Bright lights, big
Bill Murray gives a funny and heartfelt performance in 2003's quirky "Lost in Translation." Murray's Bob Harris is in Tokyo to do a whiskey commercial for which he'll earn $2 million. Though he's been long married, Bob is having marital issues and is alone at a swank hotel in Tokyo. But he's not alone for long when he meets Charlotte (
Food and Bardem
Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir "Eat, Pray, Love" has a huge following. But the 2010 film based on her memoir doesn't exactly come together. What does work are the exotic locales and