Movies like Man in the Wilderness

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Man in the Wilderness (1971)
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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 he's a goner and leave him behind to die. When he recovers instead, he swears revenge on them and tracks them and their paranoiac expedition leader down.
Style: atmospheric, serious, bleak, realistic, based on true events, rough, suspenseful, tense, wild
Plot: wilderness, survival, bear attack, trapper, expedition, bear, native american, revenge, rabbit, boat, vengeance, gory, dangerous animal, adventure, lone wolves, wounded, trip, family in danger, forces of nature, danger, escapades, heroes, isolation, rivalry, faith based ...
Time: 70s, 1820s, 1800s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about escapades, danger, adventure, survival, wilderness, dialogue and heroes mostly in Drama, Adventure and Western genres. Some movies like Man in the Wilderness: The Revenant (2015), Jeremiah Johnson (1972), A Man Called Horse (1970), The Grey (2011), The Deadly Trackers (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, violence, revenge, betrayal, vengeance, native american, manhunt, native americans, old west, greed, snow ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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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, bleak, epic, realistic, serious ...
Plot: survival, adventure, lone wolves, wilderness, interracial relations, rocky mountains, cabin, snow, mountain man, vengeance, respect, native americans ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
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67%
A Man Called Horse (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1825 an English aristocrat is captured by Indians. He lives with them and begins to understand/accept their lifestyles. Eventually he is accepted as part of the tribe and becomes their leader.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, rough, exciting ...
Plot: ritual, bear attack, aristocrat, adventure, interracial relations, native americans, captivity, injustice, society, survival, confined, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: south dakota, usa, india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Return of a Man Called Horse (1976)
Genre: Western, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Lord John Morgan has returned to civilized life in England, but finds he has nothing but disdain for that life. Yearning to embrace the simplicity of the American West-and the Yellow Hands Sioux tribe he left behind, Morgan returns to the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: old west, flintlock pistol, adventure, wilderness, lone wolves, culture clash, interracial relations, conflict, redemption, injustice, danger, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, exciting, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, dangerous animal, isolation, wilderness, death, stranded, wolf, male camaraderie, eaten alive, forces of nature, danger, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
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38%
The Deadly Trackers (1973)
Genre: Western, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sheriff Sean Kilpatrick is a pacifist. Frank Brand is the leader of a band of killers. When their paths cross Kilpatrick is compelled to go against everything he has stood for to bring death to Brand and his gang. Through his hunt into Mexico he is ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, pacifist, bank robbery, revenge, deadly creature, gory, vengeance, crime, quicksand, posse, convent, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
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37%
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Deliverance (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, adventure, survival, friendship, murder, rape, banjo, river, hillbilly, canoe, boat, nightmare ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: georgia, usa
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34%
 5.7
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Orca (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Netherlands, Italy, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After witnessing the killing of his mate and offspring at Captain Nolan's hands, a vengeful killer whale goes on a rampage in the fisherman's Newfoundland harbor. Under pressure from the villagers, Nolan, Rachel and Umilak sail after the ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful, british horror ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, ocean or sea, shark, killer whale, whale, vengeance, adventure, bounty hunter, village, gory, marine biologist, ship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: seaport, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: survival, coming of age, wilderness, friendship, summer, guide, nature, adventure, youth, danger, camp, lake or river ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Five Bloody Graves (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lone gunman hunts the fearsome Apache Satago across the plains of the Wild West. When Satago's marauders ambush a stagecoach, the gunman rides to the rescue of the trapped passengers and helps them in their last stand against the deadly ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: native american, knife fight, scalping, revenge, rape, lone wolves, gory, desert, vengeance, train, crimes, adventure ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 272K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, track down, bounty hunter, horse, on the road, adventure, tough heroes, partners, rivalry, hunt down, law enforcer ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1870s, 1900s, 1800s
Place: arkansas, usa, texas, oklahoma, california
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31%
The Mountain Men (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story concerns two grizzled mountain men -- Bill Tyler and Henry Frapp -- during the dying days of the fur-trapping era. The plot begins when Running Moon runs away from her abusive husband Heavy Eagle and comes across the two seedy fur ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain man, native american, frontier, frontier justice, wilderness, adventure, adventurer, moon, fugitives, obsessive quest, on the run, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Triumphs of a Man Called Horse (1983)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Mexico, USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shunka Wakan (Richard Harris), formerly Lord John, helps his Dakota son (Michael Beck) defend their tribe against gold rushers.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, atmospheric, exciting ...
Plot: native american, leadership, adventure, interracial relations, wilderness, parents and children, injustice, tough heroes, against the odds, escapades, heroes, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s
Place: england, europe
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The Snow Walker (2003)
Genre: Adventure, 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, atmospheric, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: survival, airplane, human spirit, adventure, friendship, wilderness, danger, escapades, hopes, friends, forces of nature, stranded ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, scenic ...
Plot: wilderness, adventure, inuit, wolf, arctic, biologist, survival, mouse, forces of nature, environmentalism, animal life, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, usa
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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
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, wilderness, rescue, dangerous animal, adventure, daring rescue, save the day, human spirit, forces of nature, isolation, danger, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 1920s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sanctum (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, expedition, survival, forces of nature, ocean or sea, isolation, family relations, danger, escapades, parents and children, deathtrap, underwater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Retrieval (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: american civil war, bounty hunter, moral dilemma, danger, survival, track down, racism, chases and races, escapades, society, foe turned friend, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: dangerous animal, jungle, adventure, danger, survival, escapades, heroes, adventurer, obsessive quest, culture clash, bridge, swahili ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: serious, captivating, realistic, uplifting, gloomy ...
Plot: pets, survival, wilderness, starvation, adventure, forces of nature, isolation, danger, escapades, fish out of water, human spirit, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa
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29%
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Meek's Cutoff (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, thought provoking, meditative ...
Plot: settler, isolation, desert, survival, pioneer, thirst, tree, gold, native american, wilderness, old west, native americans ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa
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28%
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The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
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, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, survival, dangerous animal, dog, friendship, adventure, family, on the run, trapper, rocky mountains, summer, spring ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
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28%
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Prey (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American family on holiday in Africa becomes lost in a game reserve and stalked by lions.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, lion, poacher, safari, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, family life, nature, animal life, animal attack ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Deadly Companions (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-army officer accidentally kills a woman's son, tries to make up for it by escorting the funeral procession through dangerous Indian territory.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escort, native american, wilderness, lone wolves, chase, funeral, obsessive quest, adventure, on the run, rescue, track down, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, epic
Plot: native american white relationships, kidnapping, wilderness, survival, adventure, captivity, culture clash, confined, danger, escapades, missing person, americana ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1975)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Drama
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: serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, nature, bear, adventure, family life, danger, small town, rocky mountains, log cabin, family relations, family, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, baroque
Plot: island, survival, friendship, isolation, adventure, adventurer, danger, destiny, sea disaster, cannibal, culture clash, confined ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Sands of the Kalahari (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A diverse group of individuals struggle to survive in the Kalahari desert after their passenger plane crashes.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, desert, baboon, dangerous animal, adventure, isolation, wilderness, danger, escapades, leadership, uninhibited rivalry, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 110
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: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: missing child, wilderness, survival, isolation, parents and children, adventure, pregnant, danger, escapades, family relations, forces of nature, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 6K
Major Dundee (1965)
Genre: Adventure, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the last winter of the Civil War, cavalry officer Amos Dundee leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners and scouts on an expedition into Mexico to destroy a band of Apaches who have been raiding U.S. bases in Texas.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: soldier, american civil war, rescue, apache, raid, village, military, love triangle, kidnapping, adventure, vengeance, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: mexico, new mexico, texas, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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