Movies like Lost in the Barrens

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Lost in the Barrens (1990)
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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.
Plot: bear attack, survival, wilderness, native american, mountain, bear, train, friendship between boys, lost
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to Lost in the Barrens

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and touching films with plots about wilderness, survival, danger, adventure, escapades, dog and mountain mostly in Drama, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Lost in the Barrens: Never Cry Wolf (1983), True Heart (1999), The Snow Walker (2003), To Build a Fire (1969), Man in the Wilderness (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, uplifting, breathtaking ...
Plot: wilderness, dog sled, adventure, mountain, wolf, snow, biologist, survival, mouse, escapades, dangerous animal, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: alaska, usa, canada
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True Heart (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A brother and sister are plane-wrecked in Canada, where they must rely on the help of a native and his bear.
Style: atmospheric, serious
Plot: bear, wilderness, teenage life, siblings relations, forces of nature, isolation, adventure, youth, heroes, escapades, dangerous animal, survival ...
Place: canada
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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: serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic, breathtaking ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, airplane, human spirit, nature, friendship, adventure, rescue, arctic, escapades, hopes, friends ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1953
Place: canada
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To Build a Fire (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
Story: A man travels by foot in the snow with his dog.
Plot: snow, dog, frozen, cautionary tale, husky dog, hypothermia, survival, freezing, hiking, campfire
Place: yukon
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Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: wilderness, native american, bear attack, adventure, survival, vengeance, isolation, forces of nature, wounded, mountain man, loner, violence ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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Iron  Ridge (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When two friends from the city take a vacation to the wilds of Montana, they find themselves lost in the depths of the big sky country.
Plot: bear attack, deer, helicopter, grizzly bear, wildlife, road trip, adventurer, mountain, hunter, bear, search party, rescue ...
Place: montana
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Rugged Gold (1994)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman struggles to survive in the Alaskan frontier after separating from her family because of an earthquake.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: missing child, isolation, remarry, golddigger, wilderness, survival, disaster, heroic mission, parents and children, forces of nature, catastrophe, escapades ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: alaska
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The Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a modern family bored with the hassles of the city life in Los Angeles. They head for the wilderness never to return.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, exciting, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, bear, family relations, mountain, nature, family, survival, escapades, adventure, daring rescue, animal life, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Call of the Wild (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy heads off to the Yukon after hearing tales about the Gold Rush, and he forms an unwavering friendship with a heroic Alsatian dog called Buck.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, dog, friendship, mountain, friends, inventions and discoveries, animal life, pets, heroes, rivalry, survival, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: alaska, yukon, london, england, canada
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Arctic (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man stranded in the Arctic is finally about to receive his long awaited rescue. However, after a tragic accident, his opportunity is lost and he must then decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his camp or embark on a deadly trek ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, uplifting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: arctic, survival, polar bear, helicopter crash, stranded, fish, bear attack, ice, male protagonist, snow, helicopter, fire ...
Time: 21st century
Place: antarctica
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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: serious, realistic, melancholic, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, rescue, survival, human spirit, adventure, against the odds, forces of nature, isolation, save the day, daring rescue, opposites attract, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, year 1918, 70s
Place: texas, california, new jersey
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To Brave Alaska (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young couple and their dog struggle to survive in Alaska.
Style: uplifting, captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: starvation, survival, wilderness, pets, disorder, confined, adventure, escapades, human spirit, fish out of water, isolation, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, yukon, usa
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Follow the River (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mary Ingles is pregnant when she and her two sons are captured from their homestead in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains by Shawnee Indians. Her husband, Will, narrowly escapes death during the attack. Impressed by her grace under the pressure of ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, survival, kidnapping, wilderness, captivity, americana, culture clash, colonialism, adventure, heroes, society, crimes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
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Seven In Darkness (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Seven blind people are on a plane on their way to a convention for the blind in Seattle. Due to bad weather, the plane crashes and only the seven blind people survive.
Plot: wilderness, blindness, disaster, air disaster, support group, psychoanalysis, pregnancy, selfishness, crash landing, confidence, courage, leadership ...
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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: sincere, exciting, suspenseful, intense, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: wilderness, friendship, survival, coming of age, youth, river, adventure, nature, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life, endurance, group of friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, california, new jersey
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Miracles Still Happen (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A seventeen-year-old girl is the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Amazon.
Plot: sole survivor, girl, amazon, survival, airplane accident, survivor, snake, river, forest, rain forest, lost, wilderness ...
Place: peru
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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, uplifting, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, on the road, animal life, friends, hopes, survival, obsessive quest ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
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Surfacing (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Margaret Atwood's best seller, Surfacing plunges you into the mysterious depths of the hostile Northern wilderness. Following her father's puzzling disappearance, Kate (Kathleen Beller), and her city-bred companions brave the ...
Style: art house
Plot: disappearance, rape, nudity (full frontal - brief), missing father, father, male nudity, cave painting, hunter, wilderness, skinny dipping, moose, female nudity ...
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The Earthling (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Patrick Foley has been on the move all his live. Tired of drifting, he wants to spend his last days in an isolated Australian valley where he grew up. On his difficult journey he meets Shawn, a little desperate city-boy whose parents were killed in ...
Style: surreal, serious
Plot: wilderness, orphan, survival, tragedy, human nature, culture clash, isolation, escapades, adventurer, youth, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Antarctica (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Two Japanese scientists, Ushioda and Ochi, develop a bond with their sled dogs while on an expedition in Antarctica.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, expedition, animal life, human spirit, forces of nature, wilderness, against the odds, heroes, adventure, pets, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 50s
Place: antarctica, japan, asia, hokkaido, antarctic
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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One Week (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ben Tyler (Joshua Jackson) has been diagnosed with cancer. With a grim chance of survival in the best case scenario even if he immediately begins treatment, he instead decides to take a motorcycle trip from Toronto through the Canadian prairies to ...
Style: realistic, serious, road movie, emotional, philosophical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terminal illness, motorcycle, cancer, self discovery, on the road, travel, fighting illness, health situation, treatment, dealing with death, twentysomething life, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, british columbia, pacific ocean
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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, sincere, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, treasure, friendship, pets, wilderness, adventure, gold, dog sled, survival, daring rescue, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: alaska, yukon, usa, london, san francisco ...
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Walking Out (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A city teen who travels to Montana to go hunting with his estranged father only for the strained trip to become a battle for survival when they encounter a grizzly bear
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: grizzly bear, bear attack, wilderness, hunting, survival, snow, estranged father, parent child relationship, grownups, teenage boy, fear, killing an animal ...
Place: montana
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Shadow of the Wolf (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the 1930's, Agaguk lives his traditional Inuit life. But one day, there is a murder in the tribe and Agaguk becomes a suspect. Soon he becomes persecuted by Henderson, a mean mountie, and he must flee through the cold winter of Northen ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: adventure, survival, village, crimes, on the run, wilderness, murder, eskimo indian, opposites attract, escapades, righting the wronged, village life ...
Time: 1930s
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100%
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Walkabout (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the Australian outback and attempts to shoot them. When he fails, he turns the gun on himself, and the two city-bred children must contend with ...
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, touching, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: desert, tribe, survival, wilderness, kids in trouble, culture clash, suicide, human nature, adventure, coming of age, trust, rite of passage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, sydney australia
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Cry from the Mountain (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The film centers on an emotional kayaking trip between a father and a son. The father has taken his boy into the deep Alaskan wilderness to tell him that he is divorcing the boy's mother, who is pregnant and waiting for them back home. While on ...
Style: christian film
Plot: father son relationship, camping trip, religious conversion, sermon, christian, radio, hospital, nature, wilderness, river, dysfunctional marriage, bear ...
Place: alaska
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The Sea Wolf (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack London's brutal Wolf Larson brings a shipwrecked aristocrat and a con woman aboard his doomed ship, the Ghost.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Plot: survival, tough heroes, cause and meaning, friends, battles, psychopath, ocean, adventure, heroes, ghost, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Africa (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: While in South Africa a troubled fashion model must struggle to survive after a car accident leaves her stranded in the African bush. When she wakes up, she fights her way through the wilderness, struggling to survive the harsh conditions.
Plot: lost, female nudity, fashion, dinner party, wilderness, cobra, fashion model, model, elephant, manager, lion, worry ...
Place: south africa, africa
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Stranded (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: island, pirate, daring rescue, family relations, adventure, family in danger, survival, estrangement, confined, isolation, family life, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: tense, thought provoking, psychological, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Plot: wilderness, hunter, survival, mercenary, little boy, obsessive quest, bio weapon, single mother, killing an animal, greed, environmentalist, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tasmania, australia, paris france
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