Movies like Man in the Wilderness

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Man in the Wilderness (1971)
 6.8
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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, tense, rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic, suspense, wild, based on true events
Plot: wilderness, bear attack, survival, native american, adventure, fear, hallucination, paranoia, vengeance, wounded, isolation, forces of nature, mountain man, bear, faith, revenge, expedition, nature, violence, loner, obsession, battles, lone wolves, minimal dialogue, mountain ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 70s, 1800s
Place: north dakota, usa

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Most similar movies to Man in the Wilderness

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about escapades, survival, adventure, danger, wilderness, nature and revenge mostly in Drama, Adventure and Western genres. Some movies like Man in the Wilderness: The Revenant (2015), Jeremiah Johnson (1972), The Mountain Men (1980), Lost in the Barrens (1990), Orca (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, 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: atmospheric, breathtaking, rough, suspenseful, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, revenge, vengeance, bear attack, snow, winter, lone hero, adventure, violence, obsessive quest, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: survival, wilderness, native americans, hunting, adventure, mountain man, native, rocky mountains, native american, indians, revenge, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, nature, vigilantism, battles, heroes, wilderness, mountain, animal life, moon, tough heroes, aging ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
⇓ 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, wilderness, snow, nature, friendship between boys, train, lost, bear, mountain
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.7
 12K
Orca (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands, Italy, Canada
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: harsh, suspense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer whale, whale, dangerous animal, survival, animal attack, shark, adventure, vengeance, obsession, ocean, disaster, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: antarctica, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: intense, scenic, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: horse, native american, ritual, native americans, adventure, captivity, lifestyle, survival, manhood, injustice, interracial relations, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, california, india, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, tense, suspenseful, scenic ...
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, jungle, adventure, lion, animal attack, adventurer, obsessive quest, hunting, heroes, greed, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: tense, captivating, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: civil war, american civil war, bounty hunter, moral dilemma, slavery, survival, escapades, track down, society, racism, tragic hero, african american ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Return of a Man Called Horse (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
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: enigmatic, light, harsh, melancholic, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: native american, native americans, sioux tribe, culture clash, old west, redemption, adventure, gunfight, horse, gangsters, chase, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 70s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 337K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: 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: tense, suspense, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, cowboy, bounty hunter, old west, adventure, gunfight, justice, determination, texas ranger, murder, runaway ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century
Place: arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 84K
Hostiles (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.
Style: suspense, rough, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: native american, native american reservation, bigotry, reconciliation, widow, murder, indian chief, gunfight, violence, forgiveness, hostility, death ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: new mexico, montana, usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 74K
The Edge (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The plane carrying wealthy Charles Morse crashes down in the Alaskan wilderness. Together with the two other passengers, photographer Robert and assistant Stephen, Charles devises a plan to help them reach civilization. However, his biggest obstacle ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, serious, compassionate ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, grizzly bear, bear attack, adventure, bear, marital infidelity, hunter, crash, rivalry, airplane accident, billionaire ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 252K
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, harsh, tense, bad ending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, snow, dangerous animal, animal attack, wolf, air disaster, forces of nature, hunting, stranded, wolf attack, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 14K
Meek's Cutoff (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, 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, thought provoking, twists and turns, visually appealing, surreal ...
Plot: survival, native american, native americans, desert, family relations, settler, road trip, character study, brutality, old west, escapades, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 8K
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: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: american civil war, battles, military, raid, village, rescue, soldier, heroes, civil war, leadership, adventure, survival ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: mexico, new mexico, usa, austin texas, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, rescue, courage, loneliness, natural disaster, aviation, human spirit, adventure, against the odds, forces of nature, isolation ...
Time: 1920s, 70s, 80s, year 1918
Place: california, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 21K
Backcountry (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple on a deep-wilderness hike become hopelessly lost within an aggressive black bear's territory.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, nature, forest, dangerous animal, bear, camping, bear attack, wilderness, lost, lost in the woods, isolation, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mountains of the Moon (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the story of their meeting, their friendship ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, expedition, friendship, adventure, betrayal, river, heroic mission, escapades, gay, exploration, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: africa, england, egypt, brazil, cairo egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: survival, desert island, shipwreck, stranded on an island, island, adventure, friendship, destiny, ocean, adventurer, jungle, cannibal ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, coming of age, friendship, river, youth, nature, summer, adventure, mountain climbing, teenager, guide ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey, california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 32K
Seraphim Falls (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission – to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes the two men through frigid snow-capped mountains and ...
Style: tense, realistic, twists and turns, suspense, intense ...
Plot: wilderness, civil war, chase, survival, vengeance, american civil war, justice, violence, war, indians, colonel, union soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: semi autobiographical, scenic, breathtaking, philosophical, witty ...
Plot: wilderness, nature, survival, scientist, snow, wolf, mountain, biologist, adventure, disney, dog sled, animals ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 1930s
Place: alaska, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Deadly Trackers (1973)
Genre: Drama, Western
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: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, pacifist, bank robbery, revenge, vigilantism, heroes, old west, quicksand, squad, bank, anti war, heist ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, latin america, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.6
 6K
Wolf Totem (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In 1969, a young Beijing student, Chen Zhen, is sent to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia. Caught between the advance of civilization from the south and the nomads' traditional enemies - the marauding wolves - to the north; ...
Style: captivating, exciting, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: forces of nature, wolf, survival, adventure, wolf pack, animals, wilderness, tradition versus modernity, society, nature, dog, chinese ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1969
Place: china, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Naked Prey (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari members in various creative and horrifying ways. The last ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, tribe, hunter, wilderness, manhunt, on the run, chase, adventurer, cannibalism, culture clash, warrior, safari ...
Time: 19th century, 60s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 3K
The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who ...
Style: realistic, captivating, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american, adventure, against the odds, rivalry, obnoxious boss, culture clash, on the road, fish out of water, americana, father son relationship, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Duel at Diablo (1966)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While crossing the desert, a frontier scout, Jess Remsberg (Garner), rescues Ellen Grange (Andersson) from a pursuing band of Apaches, and returns her to her husband, Willard Grange (Weaver). He is contracted to act as a scout for an Army cavalry ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, vengeance, track down, tough heroes, old west, on the run, rescue, husband wife relationship, gambler, survival, gunfight, gunslinger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, texas, arizona, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Night of the Grizzly (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marshall "Big Jim" Cole turns in his badge and heads to Wyoming with his family in order to settle on some land left him by a relative. He faces opposition both from a neighbor who wants that land for his own sons, and from a grizzly bear ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, retro
Plot: grizzly bear, adventure, child in peril, bear attack, hunter, farm, wilderness, family relations, small town, starting over, dangerous animal, against the odds ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, native american, colonialism, colonial america, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Triumphs of a Man Called Horse (1983)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Mexico, Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shunka Wakan (Richard Harris), formerly Lord John, helps his Dakota son (Michael Beck) defend their tribe against gold rushers.
Style: tense, exciting, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: native american, sioux tribe, woman with a gun, family relations, interracial relations, heroes, leadership, society, escapades, adventure, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%