02/23/2013 11:07 am ET Updated Apr 25, 2013

10 Oscar-Winning Movies About Travel

We're waiting (on the edge of our couches, popcorn in hand) to see which travel-inspired movies will take home Academy Awards this year. With Denzel Washington nominated in the best actor category for his role in Flight, Naomi Watts up for best actress in The Impossible and Life of Pi on the nominee list for best picture, movies that feature travel are in the running for plenty of Oscars at the 85th Academy Awards.

Travel has been a cornerstone of many award-winning silver-screen favorites. Here are's picks for the top 10 Oscar-winning travel movies.

Top 10 Oscar-winning Travel Movies