Movies like Never Cry Wolf

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Never Cry Wolf (1983)
 7.5
 8K
Never Cry Wolf (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film dramatizes the true story of Farley Mowat, when he was sent to the Canadian tundra area to collect evidence of the grievous harm the wolf population was allegedly doing to the caribou herds. In his struggle to survive in that difficult environment he studies the wolves, and realizes that the old beliefs about wolves and their supposed threat are almost totally false. Furthermore, he learns that humans represent a far greater threat to the land, and also to the wolves, a species which plays an important role in the ecosystem of the north.
Style: semi autobiographical, scenic, breathtaking, philosophical, thought provoking, clever, intellectual, enigmatic, unusual plot structure, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wilderness, nature, snow, survival, wolf, scientist, mountain, adventure, disney, animals, arctic, camping, environmental, dog, biologist, winter, disaster, catastrophe, indians, distopia, loneliness, forest, friendship, science, hiking ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 1930s
Place: alaska, usa, canada

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Most similar movies to Never Cry Wolf

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and melancholic films with plots about catastrophe, mentor, survival, runaway, storytelling, culture clash and adventure mostly in Adventure, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Never Cry Wolf: White Fang (1991), Dersu Uzala (1975), White Hunter Black Heart (1990), The Snow Walker (2003), The Way Back (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 21K
White Fang (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, captivating, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dog, wilderness, survival, animals, human animal relationship, treasure, friendship, pets, adventure, beautiful scenery, disney, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, yukon, london, san francisco, canada ...
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100%
 8.2
 30K
Dersu Uzala (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.
Style: atmospheric, visually appealing, cerebral, touching, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wilderness, nature, hunter, human spirit, survival, cold weather, explorer, friendship, forest, snow, winter, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s
Place: siberia, russia, japan, tokyo, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
White Hunter Black Heart (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A thinly fictionalized account of a legendary movie director, whose desire to hunt down an animal turns into a grim situation with his movie crew in Africa
Style: talky, enigmatic, melancholic, exciting, serious ...
Plot: adventure, obsession, wilderness, hunting, movie business, filmmaking, character study, elephant, obsessive quest, friends, friendship, racial slur ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, california, texas, uganda, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Snow Walker (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A bush pilot in nothern Canada who with the aid of modernity thinks he can handle it all & knows it all. After reluctantly agreeing to transport a local indian girl to a medical facility his light plane crashes & they have to survive whilst ...
Style: emotional, serious, breathtaking, realistic, compassionate ...
Plot: survival, nature, wilderness, adventure, friendship, airplane, human spirit, arctic, rescue, hunter, stranded, isolation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1953
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 117K
The Way Back (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Poland, India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Peter Weir's follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of man's struggle for freedom. At the dawn of WWII, several men escape from a Russian gulag. The film ...
Style: rough, realistic, epic, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, escape, prison escape, freedom, war, journey, pow, desert, world war two, gulag, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: himalaya, russia, poland, germany, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 130K
Wild (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A woman with a tragic past decides to start her new life by hiking for one thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Style: meditative, captivating, uplifting, road movie, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wilderness, self discovery, survival, hiking, nature, journey, human spirit, female protagonist, death of mother, cheating on husband, grief, loneliness ...
Time: year 1995, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, portland oregon, usa, mojave desert, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 65K
Eight Below (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, breathtaking, inspirational, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: survival, dog, expedition, rescue, adventure, dog sled, animals, wilderness, snow, husky dog, disney, pets ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: antarctica, british columbia, canada, new zealand, oregon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
White Water Summer (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the experienced guide Vic accompanies the city boy Alan and his three friends on their first wilderness experience, he not only hope to teach the four boys lessons about the wilderness, but about themselves. Vic pushes them to the limit. Soon ...
Style: intense, sincere, exciting, suspenseful, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, coming of age, river, friendship, summer, youth, nature, adventure, teenager, mountain climbing, camping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey, california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in one-to-one combat on the early frontier.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, epic, meditative, factual ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, hunting, native americans, mountain man, adventure, native, native american, rocky mountains, indians, revenge, life philosophy ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, scenic ...
Plot: survival, adventure, dangerous animal, jungle, animal attack, lion, adventurer, obsessive quest, colonialism, hunting, heroes, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lost in the Barrens (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of two very different boys in the Canadian wilderness. They must learn to depend on each other in order to survive.
Audience: family outing
Plot: bear attack, survival, winter, native american, nature, treasure hunt, snow, wilderness, friendship between boys, train, lost, bear ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 18K
The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, scenic, uplifting, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: animals, adventure, wilderness, survival, nature, bear, friendship, dog, family, hunting, heroic mission, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: british columbia, canada, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 30K
Tracks (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
Style: uplifting, touching, scenic, atmospheric, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: desert, wilderness, solitude, adventure, travel, survival, camel, beautiful scenery, obsessive quest, human spirit, photographer, dog ...
Time: year 1977, 20th century, 70s, year 1973, year 1935 ...
Place: australia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 1K
The Aviator (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.
Style: melancholic, inspirational, serious, realistic, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, rescue, courage, loneliness, aviation, human spirit, adventure, forces of nature, against the odds, isolation, save the day ...
Time: 1920s, 70s, 80s, year 1918
Place: california, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Incredible Journey (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
Style: touching, humorous, melancholic, road movie, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: dog, disney, cat, wilderness, animals, adventure, friendship, family, beautiful scenery, pets, first contact, destiny ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Walk in the Woods (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.
Style: light, humorous, scenic, road movie, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: hiking, friendship, elderly, camping, adventure, forest, friends, wilderness, escapades, midlife crisis, road trip, solitude ...
Time: 18th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: appalachia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for an airplane they will ...
Style: harsh, suspense, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, desert, air disaster, airplane, pilot, adventure, disaster, aviation, thirst, isolation, airplane accident, crew ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, sahara, libya, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 26K
Fly Away Home (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Amy is only 13 years old when her mother is killed. She goes to Canada to live with her father, an eccentric inventor whom she barely knows. Amy is miserable in her new life... until she discovers a nest of goose eggs that were abandoned when a ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: goose, aviation, bird, rescue, animals, family, environmental, tragedy, against the odds, father daughter relationship, death in the family, childhood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 8.1
 623K
Into the Wild (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Style: road movie, philosophical, inspirational, motivational, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, road trip, self discovery, wilderness, freedom, journey, solitude, adventure, isolation, lifestyle change, life philosophy, adventurer ...
Time: 20th century, year 1990, year 1992, year 1991, 90s
Place: alaska, north america, usa, california, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 8K
Duma (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend and pet of a young boy living in South Africa.
Style: sentimental, touching, sweet, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, teens
Plot: wild animal, lion, rescue, animals, adolescence, youth, adventure, bully, coming of age, desert, wilderness, kids and family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 15K
Two Brothers (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two tigers are separated as cubs and taken into captivity, only to be reunited years later as enemies by an explorer (Pearce) who inadvertently forces them to fight each other.
Style: emotional, compassionate, scenic, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: tiger, jungle, animals, survival, adventure, destiny, animal abuse, nature, sibling relationship, getting home, captivity, coming of age ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: cambodia, thailand, indochina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 81K
All Is Lost (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and ...
Style: harsh, touching, suspenseful, tense, reflective ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, isolation, sea, boat, adventure, storm, loneliness, forces of nature, survivor, ocean, human spirit, sailor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 219K
Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: realistic, scenic, dramatic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, mountaineer, mountain climbing, stranded, climbing, snow, natural disaster, beautiful scenery, man versus nature, forces of nature, adventure ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century
Place: mount everest, himalaya, nepal, asia, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, sweet, feel good, exciting, tear jerker ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, cat, wilderness, talking animals, adventure, beautiful scenery, pets, disney, friendship, unlikely friendships, animals, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 6K
Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jake Barnes and his two kids, Sean and Jessie, have moved to Alaska after his wife died. He is a former airline pilot now delivering toilet paper across the mountains. During an emergency delivery in a storm his plane goes down somewhere in the ...
Style: light, sweet, feel good, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, animals, childhood, family relations, rescue, escapades, parents and children, nature, missing person, family, catastrophe, polar bear ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 40K
The Hunter (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by an anonymous biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger.
Style: suspenseful, tense, thought provoking, psychological, dark ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, hunter, mercenary, little boy, greed, manipulation, twists and turns, obsessive quest, bio weapon, beautiful scenery, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tasmania, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Far Off Place (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Thrown together under incredible circumstances, two strangers must discover courage and strength when they begin a journey across the treacherous African desert! Equipped only with their wits and the expertise of a native bushman who befriends them, ...
Style: scenic, touching, exciting, inspirational, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing
Plot: desert, survival, friendship, adventure, poacher, disney, rescue, youth, chase, adventurer, family, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, alaska, australia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Other Side of Heaven (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: John H. Groberg, a middle class kid from Idaho Falls, crosses the Pacific to become a Mormon missionary in the remote and exotic Tongan island kingdom during the 1950's. He leaves behind a loving family and the true love of his life, Jean. ...
Style: touching, inspirational, uplifting, sincere, christian film ...
Plot: missionary, human spirit, adventure, true love, life philosophy, friendship, fish out of water, christianity, love and romance, hopes, disney, rescue ...
Time: 50s, future, 20th century
Place: idaho, hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 9K
Iron Will (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh ...
Style: feel good, inspirational, touching, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog sled, dog, disney, animals, survival, treasure hunt, underdog, adventure, family, winter, nature, snow ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: alaska, minnesota, canada, cuba, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a family of apes stumble across the house and in the ensuing panic, both ...
Style: touching, harsh, serious, stylized, visually appealing ...
Plot: tarzan, culture clash, adventure, jungle, stranded, orphan, feral man, monkey, adventurer, survival, justice, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1910s, 1880s, 20th century
Place: africa, england, scotland, united kingdom, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%