Movies like Man in the Wilderness

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Man in the Wilderness (1971)
 6.9
 2K
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, rough, suspenseful, tense, wild, based on true events
Plot: wilderness, survival, adventure, expedition, bear, revenge, native american, trapper, bear attack, boat, rabbit, vengeance, dangerous animal, gory, lone wolves, trip, wounded, family in danger, forces of nature, danger, escapades, heroes, isolation, rivalry, mountain ...
Time: 70s, 1800s, 1820s
Place: 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, harsh and scenic films with plots about adventure, escapades, danger, survival, wilderness, vengeance and culture clash mostly in Adventure, Drama and Western genres. Some movies like Man in the Wilderness: The Revenant (2015), A Man Called Horse (1970), Jeremiah Johnson (1972), True Grit (2010), The Deadly Trackers (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 588K
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, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, violence, revenge, betrayal, old west, native american, manhunt, native americans, lone hero, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Man Called Horse (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Mexico, USA
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, rite of passage, aristocrat, adventure, interracial relations, native americans, captivity, injustice, society, survival, confined ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: south dakota, usa, india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, wilderness, adventure, lone wolves, snow, cabin, rocky mountains, mountain man, interracial relations, vengeance, respect, native americans ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: old west, flintlock pistol, adventure, wilderness, lone wolves, culture clash, interracial relations, rite of passage, conflict, redemption, injustice, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.6
 281K
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: rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, track down, bounty hunter, partners, adventure, tough heroes, revenge, murder, vengeance, chase, teenage girl ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: arkansas, usa, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, revenge, pacifist, bank robbery, deadly creature, gory, vengeance, crime, convent, posse, quicksand, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 227K
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, bad ending, tense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, dangerous animal, isolation, death, stranded, wolf, male camaraderie, eaten alive, air disaster, danger, machismo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, frontier justice, frontier, native american, wilderness, adventurer, adventure, moon, fugitives, obsessive quest, on the run, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 5.7
 9K
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: ocean or sea, dangerous animal, shark, killer whale, whale, vengeance, adventure, gory, bounty hunter, village, ship, marine biologist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: seaport, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 90K
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, hillbilly, canoe, banjo, river, boat, nightmare ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, slavery, civil war, african american, moral dilemma, danger, survival, track down, racism, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, atmospheric, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: native american, leadership, adventure, interracial relations, parents and children, wilderness, injustice, tough heroes, against the odds, escapades, heroes, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: native american, scalping, rape, revenge, knife fight, lone wolves, gory, desert, vengeance, train, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, guide, nature, summer, adventure, youth, danger, camp, lake or river ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: captivating, serious, realistic, uplifting, gloomy ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, pets, starvation, adventure, forces of nature, isolation, danger, escapades, fish out of water, human spirit, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, rough ...
Plot: dangerous animal, jungle, adventure, danger, survival, culture clash, lion, colonialism, swahili, bridge, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 10K
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, tree, thirst, gold, native american, wilderness, old west, native americans ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Passion in the Desert (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Young French officer Augustin Robert escorts artist Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis to Egypt during Napoleon's Egyptian campaign. Napoleon sent de Paradis to record Egypt's great monuments and temples that are destroyed by French soldiers ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: desert, napoleon, leopard, soldier, adventurer, wilderness, dangerous animal, adventure, daring rescue, survival, apocalypse, heroic mission ...
Time: 1790s, 18th century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Dances with Wolves (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide – and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: self discovery, american civil war, culture clash, redemption, friendship, civil war, native american, officer, courage, tribe, lifestyle change, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: kansas, tennessee, usa, south dakota, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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: serious, realistic, melancholic, inspirational, clever
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, wilderness, rescue, adventure, daring rescue, save the day, human spirit, forces of nature, isolation, danger, escapades, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s, 1920s, year 1918
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: native american, escort, wilderness, lone wolves, chase, funeral, adventure, obsessive quest, on the run, rescue, track down, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, 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 ⇓
21%
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, touching, realistic, uplifting, scenic ...
Plot: wilderness, adventure, biologist, arctic, wolf, survival, inuit, mouse, forces of nature, environmentalism, animal life, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: alaska, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 15K
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, uplifting, captivating, sentimental, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, survival, friendship, adventure, family, animal life, on the run, nature, escapades, youth, rescue, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.4
 12K
The Cowboys (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, harsh ...
Audience: kids
Plot: desert, rancher, cattle drive, boy, cattle, vengeance, buddies, on the road, switching roles, crimes, heroes, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, exciting, realistic, epic
Plot: kidnapping, wilderness, survival, native american white relationships, adventure, captivity, culture clash, confined, danger, escapades, missing person, americana ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.9
 51K
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: exciting, serious, tense, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, expedition, adventure, forces of nature, family relations, isolation, danger, parents and children, cave, deathtrap, ocean or sea, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.2
 50K
Hostiles (2017)
Genre: Adventure, 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.
Plot: chief, bigotry, native american reservation, native american, landscape, u.s. cavalry, murder of husband, american indian, murder of daughter, comanche indian, indian burial ground, order ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, usa, montana, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.9
 319
Winterhawk (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Smallpox plagues Chief Winterhawk's tribe. He seeks cure from the white men, who in turn, in fear of getting the smallpox, kill two of his companions. Winterhawk comes back to kidnap a girl and her brother from the white men's settlement, ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, vengeance, old west, adventure, crimes, rivalry, hostages, betrayal, opposites attract, rescue, interracial relations, plague ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, wilderness, friendship, danger, escapades, hopes, friends, forces of nature, stranded ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%