Flights of fancy

Academy Award nominee "Life of Pi" exemplifies the Oscars' fascination with journeys (real or imagined) and spectacular settings. In honor of the Academy Awards, Cheapflights.com has come up with a list of the staff's favorite travel-themed movies since 1951 that have won at least one Oscar. How many have you seen?

  • "Around the World in 80 Days" (1956)

  • "The Accidental Tourist" (1988)

  • "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" (2008)

  • "Sideways" (2004)

  • "Up" (2009)

  • "An American in Paris" (1951)

  • "Lost in Translation" (2003)

  • "Out of Africa" (1985)

  • "The Motorcycle Diaries" (2004)

  • "Forrest Gump" (1994)

    -- Linda Zavoral, travel@bayareanewsgroup.com and Twitter.com/buh_byetravel.



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