FILMS FOR DIGITAL NOMADS

There’s nothing better than a little NetFlix when you want to cozy up for a night in. Here you’ll find our favorite films for digital nomads, so you’ll always have something to watch. From business stories to travel, there’s even a few documentaries in here to get you inspired for your next trip abroad.

180-degrees-south

Follow as adventurer Jeff Johnson traces his heroes footsteps, Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins on their the epic 1968 trip to Patagonia.

500-days-of-summer
To discover what went wrong after a breakup, Tom relives their 500 days together and actually rediscovers his true passion for life.
a-good-year

Returning to a vineyard he inherited in Provence, a British investment banker rediscovers a laid-back lifestyle as he renovates the estate to be sold.

amapforsaturday

Chronicles a round-the-world trip that every backpacker will be able to relate to, with an emphasis on actually getting out there and living your life.

australia

Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman on horseback driving a head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the to reach Darwin, it really showcases the beauty of the Australian outback.

away-we-go

A search across America for the perfect place to raise a family, their misadventures along the way help to reveal what “home” actually means.

baraka

A documentary showcasing people and places all over the world, from chaotic cities to barren wilderness, it highlights both the tragedy and vibrancy of life.

bizarre-foods

Chef Andrew Zimmern travels the world chasing unusual delicacies and native delights, as he tries some of the weirdest foods the world has on offer.

blue-skies-green-waters-red-earth

An Indian film following a road trip between two friends seeking love, along with the interesting people and obstacles they come across on their journey.

catch-me-if-you-can

Based on the life of Frank Abagnale, it’s follows the chase of a con-man who posed as a pilot, a doctor and a prosecutor before being put away for check fraud.

copenhagen

An indie film that follows William from Europe to Copenhagen in search for his grandfather, and falls for a girl half his age.

crocodile-dundee

An iconic Australian film where a reporter visits the outback to meet an eccentric crocodile poacher and brings him back to New York City.

driven-by-food

Chef Andrew Zimmern befriends a cab driver in each destination and takes you on an entertaining, behind-the-scenes adventure the locals get.

eat-pray-love

A memoir that takes viewers along for the ride as a woman searches for herself across Italy, India and Indonesia.

encounters-at-the-end-of-the-world

A documentary studying the people and places in Antartica, from the monsters of the deep to the eccentric personalities at the McMurdo Research Station.

eurotrip

A bad breakup sparks a trip to Europe, as the friends find themselves in a series of misadventures as Scott searches for his sexy German pen-pal.

everest

A real-life story following two expeditions ascending to the summit of Mount Everest, before a violent storm puts them in an epic battle to survive.

hacker

As Alex learns how to program, he turns to online crime and identity theft for cash, in a trip that takes them from America to Hong Kong, and Thailand.

hackers

A cult classic tapping into the tech-geek lifestyle, it follows a group of young hackers taking down a criminal stealing from corporate accounts.

happy-people

A documentary following the life of the trappers in Bakhtia, a village in the heart of the Siberian Taiga, where little has changed in over a century.

hector-and-the-search-for-happiness

A psychiatrist breaks out of his day-job and heads off on an international quest to find a formula that will bring him both happiness and vitality.

hideous-kinky

A story of two young sisters and their travel from London to Morocco with their mother, following the culture, adventures and experiences they have along the way.

hit-the-road-india

A travel documentary following two friends and their 12-day adventure across India (from Mumbai to Chennai) in a rickshaw.

how-much-further

After their bus gets delayed, Esperanza and Tristeza hitchhike to Cuenca, and meet interesting characters along the way.

in-bruges

After a job goes wrong, hitman Ray and his partner await orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium, the last place in the world they want to be.

into-the-cold

Retracing the harrowing expedition of Admiral Peary to the North Pole, two men seek to recreate the feat on a beautiful journey of endurance and commitment.

intothewild

Abandoning a stereotypical life after graduation, follow the spontaneity, freedom and true life adventures of Christopher McCandless throughout the American wilderness.

jiro-dreams-of-sushi

A documentary into the life and family of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, a sushi master along with his famous restaurant in Tokyo.

kon-tiki

In an attempt to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia, legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal crosses the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947.

life-of-pi

After surviving a disaster at sea a young man is thrust into an epic journey of adventure and discovery, with another survivor, a Bengal tiger.

little-miss-sunshine

In an attempt to get their daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant, the family travels on a road trip across America in their VW bus.

longwaydown

In a follow-up series to their first trip (Long Way Round), the pair are back on their bikes, this time travelling from Scotland to South Africa.

longwayround

Documentary mini-series following actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman as they embark on a three-month motorbike journey from London to New York.

lord-of-war

A window into the end of the Cold War and the start of worldwide terrorism as an arms dealer goes about his work while being chased by a federal agent.

lost-in-translation

An aging movie star and conflicted newlywed form an unlikely bond in a hotel bar, as they seek escape from the bright lights of Tokyo.

marley-africa-road-trip

A series featuring the three sons of music legend Bob Marley as they travel to Africa in hope of reconnecting with their father.

midnight-in-paris

While on holiday to Paris with his fiancée’s family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s each night at midnight.

moneyball

Realizing the conventional wisdom of Baseball is all wrong, it follows the true story of Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics as they reinvent their team.

monsoon-wedding

As a family comes together for a wedding in Delhi, the film explores the dramatic, touching and funny ways that families unite.

nowehere-in-africa

To escape the threat posed by Hitler, a German family escapes the regime to find sanctuary in a farm in Kenya before relocating to Nairobi.

office-space

A stereotypical look into everyday life in a software company in the 90’s, three friends decide to rebel against their greedy boss.

onewayticket

A documentary that gives a voice to the digital nomads who choose to live and work from anywhere, tackling the issues around the supposed “dream life”

one-week

In a quest to find meaning in his life, Ben takes a motorcycle trip from Toronto to Tofino, British Columbia, stopping at all the landmarks along the way.

out-of-africa

Based loosely on Karen Blixen’s autobiography, it tells the story of a love affair with a Danish baroness and a big-game hunter in 20th century colonial Kenya.

outsourced

A lighthearted comedy series on the operation of a call-center in India, and the challenges the American manager faces while living there.

parts-unknown

A series where Anthony Bourdain takes you to unknown parts pf the world and experience cultures rarely visited by mainstream American TV.

riding-solo-to-the-top-of-the-world

A documentary following Gaurav Jani’s solo motorcycle journey from Mumbai to one of the remotest places in the world, the Changthang Plateau.

samsara

A non-narrative documentary that takes viewers on a trip through the Himalayas, the American Southwest, to European cathedrals, and other beautiful sites.

sneakers

A classic “hacker” movie, where a security pro finds his past coming to haunt him, when he and his team are tasked with retrieving a particularly important item.

step-into-liquid

Profiles of surfers and their secret spots from around the world are showcased in this documentary as they strive to find the perfect wave.

the-art-of-travel

After his wedding falls through, he goes off on honeymoon alone, making friends with a group of travellers seeking to cross the Darien Gap in record time.

the-beach

In search of paradise, Richard travels to Thailand and finds a strange map promising to lead to an island of pure, tropical bliss.

the-big-blue

A cult movie about freediving, what’s stunning is the underwater photography and scenes from the French Antibes, the Greek islands, Peru, and Taormina in Sicily.

the-bucket-list

Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die.

the-deejarling-limited

Three brothers put aside their differences and reunite for a train trip across India, after not speaking to each other since their father died.

the-endless-summer

A surf movie from 1966, Bruce Brown follows two surfers, Mike Hynson and Robert August, on a trip around the world in search of the Endless Summer.

the-girl-with-the-dragon-tattoo

In search of a woman who has been missing for 40 years, a journalist teams up with a young computer hacker to solve the mystery.

the-motorcycle-diaries

A true story of the motorcycle trip Ernesto Guevara took, who would later become known as the Marxist guerrilla commander and revolutionary Che Guevara.

the-new-nomads

In tell-all interviews, discover what it takes digital nomads to work and travel the world, and learn how you too can leave it all behind.

the-pursuit-of-happiness

A movie about the struggle to survive as a struggling salesman takes custody of his son while trying to begin a life-changing professional endeavor.

the-road-within

A young man living with Tourette’s syndrome takes a road trip to bring his mother’s ashes to the ocean, along with his OCD roommate and an anorexic woman.

secretlifeofwaltermitty

An office worker embarks on an amazing journey in the real world, reminding us all to constantly push the limits of our comfort zones to really experience life.

the social network (Custom)

The story behind Mark Zuckerberg and the creation of Facebook, from the people who claimed he stole their idea to the founder he pushed out.

the-straight-story

Tracing the 260 miles Alvin Straight travelled across America on his ’66 John Deere lawnmower, he encounters a number of strangers along the way.

the-way

A father travels to France to claim the body of his son who was killed on the trek through the Pyrenees, and decides to take the pilgrimage himself.

the-way-back

A survival drama that follows a group of Siberian gulag escapees and their 4,000 mile trek to freedom in India.

thewirelessgeneration

Discover the stories of 18 location-independent entrepreneurs who have chosen to live abroad, work remotely, and keep their careers alive.

the-wolf-of-wall-street

Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, it follows his rise as a wealthy stock-broker and all the trappings of the high life, to his crimes and eventual fall.

they-call-it-myanmar

Get a rare look into one of the most isolated countries on the planet, with hundreds of interviews of people across Burma, and footage of local life.

touching-the-void

A true story following two climbers and the perilous journey they take up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes back in 1985.

tracks

The incredible and inspiring true story of Robyn Davidson who trekked 1,700 miles solo across the Australian outback in 1977.

under-the-tuscan-sun

Based on the memoir of Frances Mayes, a divorced writer buys a villa in Tuscany on a whim with the hopes of sparking a change in her life.

up-in-the-air

Showcasing the life of a corporate downsizer who is living out of a suitcase, a new hire and a potential love interest threaten his world.

vicky-cristina-barcelona

As two friends spend a summer in Barcelona, they fall for the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife is about to re-enter the picture.

view-from-the-top

The story of a young woman who leaves her small town to become a flight attendant, and the choices she makes along the way, between love and a career.

whale-rider

The story of a twelve-year-old Maori girl aiming to become the chief of the tribe, and overcoming traditional stereotypes to achieve her dreams.

wild

Based on Cheryl Strayed’s memoir, it covers the 1,100-mile solo hike she took along the Pacific Crest Trail to overcome a recent personal tragedy.

wepopup

An advertising agency documents 27 projects across 15 different cities and 3 continents, working on marketing plans for brands like Coca-Cola and Facebook.

y-tu-mama-tambien

Set in Mexico, two teenage boys and an older woman embark on a road trip to a secret beach, and along the way learn about friendship, life and love.

zindaginamilegidobara

Instead of throwing a traditional bachelor party, three friends take a road trip through Spain as they live out the vacation they always dreamed of.

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