Movies inspire travel by showing us the beautiful places in the world that we can dream to visit. Under The Tuscan Sun appealed to its viewers sense of adventure and doing the unexpected. Everyone dreamed of Tuscany after seeing this movie.
The Lord of The Rings movies inspired travel by filming the entire series in New Zealand. If you ever visit New Zealand, they even have tours to appeal to the trilogy fans. Plan a visit to Hobbiton in Matamata.
Fans of Leonardo DiCaprio who have seen the movie The Beach will remember the beautiful hidden beach & lagoon he sets out to find in the Gulf of Thailand. That beautiful island is Koh Phi Phi. It is just as beautiful in person as it was on the big screen.