Lights, camera, boarding pass.
Film is renowned for its power to transport us to anywhere in the world. But sometimes it’s better just to board a plane and transport yourself.
According to reviews from Rotten Tomatoes, we selected some of the 40 most iconic movies of all time. These 40 films are all firmly rooted in a specific place — whether or not their filming locations were actually accurate to the story.
For cinephiles with a bucket list, these 40 trips around the world will help fans relive some of cinema’s greatest stories while opening up a destination for all new memories. Fans can relive the Little Italy of 1940s New York City with a trip inspired by “The Godfather,” or travel to the mountains of Japan to discover the life of medieval samurai, or even recreate their own Hitchcockian drama in San Francisco.