Safari movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant safari movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good, captivating, exciting and serious films and TV shows about / with safari, lion, animals, elephant, escapades, adventure, jungle, animal life, danger and animal attack plots mostly in Adventure, Comedy and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, South Africa and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as safari: Holiday in the Wild (2019), Zoo (2015), Prey (2007), Safari (2009), Jillian's Travels: Africa (2012), Endangered Species (2021), Meet the Malawas (2019), Love on Safari (2018), An Elephant's Journey (2017), Safari (2013).

List of safari movies

Holiday in the Wild (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When her husband abruptly ends their marriage, empty nester Kate embarks on a solo second honeymoon in Africa, finding purpose and potential romance.
Style: sweet, sincere, light, scenic, touching ...
Plot: christmas, animal rescue, safari, elephant, love interest, male female relationship, journey, veterinarian, introspection, nature, animals, divorce ...
Place: africa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 25K
Zoo (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dangerous animal, extinction, mutation, save the world, pandemic, experiment, safari, survival, animals, conspiracy, death, veterinarian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 4.7
 8K
Prey (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American family on holiday in Africa becomes lost in a game reserve and stalked by lions.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Plot: animal attack, wilderness, survival, dangerous animal, survival horror, nature, stalking, family relations, safari, poacher, lion, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, johannesburg south africa
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 4.5
 1K
Safari (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Richard Dacier owns a tour agency specialized on organizing safaris for European tourists eager to confront the African wild life. Actually, he took the job after his father and never went into the savanna by himself. As he owes big money to some ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: safari, adventure, wilderness, escapades, tour guide, disorder, on the road, fish out of water, culture clash, nothing goes right, goofy hero, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, johannesburg south africa
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Jillian's Travels: Africa (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Viewers will take a trip into the heart of Africa, and become immersed in a spectacular world where wild animals seem so close you can touch them.
Style: suspenseful, colourful, realistic, exciting
Plot: safari, animals, children, travel, girl, diary, boy
Place: africa
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Endangered Species (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Kenya, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jack Halsey takes his wife, their adult kids, and a friend for a dream vacation in Kenya. But as they venture off alone into a wilderness park, their safari van is flipped over by an angry rhino, leaving them injured and desperate. Then, as two of ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological
Plot: wild animal, dangerous animal, hyena, vacation, safari, animal attack, stupidity, animals, poacher, monster, wildlife, family problems ...
Place: africa, kenya
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Meet the Malawas (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A news anchor, a comedian, an actress, and a soccer player with big egos have to travel across the globe to meet the Malawa tribe for a TV show.
Style: captivating, feel good, light, funny, humorous ...
Plot: safari, beautiful scenery, travel, adventure, wildlife, nature, nothing goes right, african tribe, wild animal, peril, survival, friendship ...
Place: africa
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Love on Safari (2018)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American web designer inherits an animal reserve in South Africa. A no-nonsense ranger takes her on a safari in hopes that she will fall in love with the land, the animals and him.
Style: light, humorous, visually appealing, romantic, feel good ...
Plot: happy ending, safari, opposites attract, unlikely couple, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wilderness, transformation, inheritance, animal life, initially antagonists, fall in love, adaptation ...
Place: south africa, africa
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An Elephant's Journey (2017)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Canada, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lost orphan boy and a giant elephant team up to take down an elephant poaching syndicate.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: elephant, animals, orphan, safari, poacher, jungle, missing child, lost, human animal relationship, wild animal, poaching, animal human communication ...
Place: africa
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 4.2
 210
Safari (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Safari is an American, found footage thriller film, set in South African wild, where animals and poachers rule the land. Two worlds collide when Mbali, a young zulu girl, meets an American tourist group who have come to explore and go on safari in ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: safari, wild animal, lion, found footage, poaching, animal attack, poacher, dangerous animal, nature, animals, wildlife, exploitation ...
Place: south africa, africa
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A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, apocalyptic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, time machine, evolution, adventure, experiment gone awry, escapades, changing the past or future, scientist, technology, heroic mission, future dystopia ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
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The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals....
Style: humorous, clever, feel good, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, wildlife, rescue, eccentric family, supernatural, supernatural ability, mischievous children, heroic mission, friendship, escapades, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, london, kenya
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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
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 13K
Hatari! (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos. Will the arrival of a female wildlife photographer change their ways?
Style: exciting, sexy, humorous, intense, affectionate ...
Audience: kids
Plot: lion, hunter, hunting, chase, giraffe, safari, elephant, romance, adventure, animals, wild animal, drunk ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, california
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 5.3
 9K
The Rezort (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The ReZort, a post apocalyptic safari, offers paying guests the opportunity to kill zombies in the wake of an outbreak.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, scary
Plot: zombie, survival, resort, safari, woman, island, human nature, violence, rivalry, society, hunt down, virus ...
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Itinerary of a Spoiled Child (1988)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A foundling, raised in the circus, Sam Lion becomes a businessman after a trapeze accident. However, when he reaches fifty and becomes tired of his responsibilities and of his son Jean-Philippe, he decides to disappear at sea. However, he runs into ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: starting over, circus, midlife crisis, human nature, parents and children, family relations, hopes, lion, father daughter relationship, safari, hotel, orphan ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, paris france, singapore
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 6.5
 132K
Blended (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attractions grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship.
Style: funny, feel good, light, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: fall in love, single parent, love and romance, opposites attract, youth, family, children, single father, family vacation, happy ending, love story, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, africa, south africa, usa
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The Mighty Gorga (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A circus owner and a lady trapper trek into the African jungle to capture a giant gorilla for his circus.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: monkey, giant ape, skeleton, gorilla, circus, safari, lava, hiking, witch doctor, jungle, airplane, lion tamer ...
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King of Kong Island (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eve is a jungle girl brought up by apes. She is captured with a number of apes by a mad scientist, conducting mind control experiments on them. Eventually she is liberated by a young explorer.
Style: suspense, sexy, serious, offbeat
Plot: mad scientist, monkey, erotica, kidnapping, island, giant monster, dancing, gorilla, safari, explorer, monster, desert island ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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Flatfoot in Africa (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Commissary Rizzo in Napoli gets a message from a policeman from South Africa who wants to meet him. Immediatlz before this meeting the south African policeman is killed. Dying he shows Rizzo a picture of his little son Bodo. Riyyo travels to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safari, gang, heroes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, escapades, crimes, against the odds, graphic violence, desert, diamond theft, sidekick ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: south africa, africa, napoli italy, naples italy, italy
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The Flame Trees of Thika (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Elspeth and her unconventional parents decide to settle down in Kenya and begin a coffee plantation. This is a time of discovery for Elspeth, as she encounters the incredible beauty and cruelty of nature, and new friendships with both Africans and ...
Style: realistic, serious, inter cultural
Plot: world war one, safari, plantation, dealing with death, escapades, starting over, orphan, adventure, youth, coming of age, society, opposites attract ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era
Place: africa, kenya
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The Last Safari (1967)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A hunter stalks a killer elephant.
Plot: hunter, elephant, safari, big game hunter, guide, photographer, american abroad, animal attack, village, death of friend, hunting, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: africa, kenya
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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: enigmatic, melancholic, talky, 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
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 7.1
 80K
Out of Africa (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.
Style: touching, emotional, epic, romantic, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, love story, colonialism, lion, farm, infidelity, writers, adaptation, adventure, unlikely friendships, mentor, love ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 19th century, victorian era, 1930s ...
Place: africa, kenya, denmark
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 7.4
 245K
The Bucket List (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers are worlds apart. At a crossroads in their lives, they share a hospital room and discover they have two things in common: a desire to spend the time they have left doing ...
Style: inspirational, touching, sentimental, feel good, philosophical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: journey, terminal illness, elderly, friendship, unlikely friendships, human spirit, adventure, road trip, follow your dream, golden years, death, bucket list ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cote d'azur, africa, egypt, french riviera ...
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An Elephant Called Slowly (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bill and Ginny are invited by a naturalist friend to take care of his home in Africa while he is away, and they find themselves adopted by three orphan elephants.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, epic, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, nature, elephant, naturalist, safari, pets, family, escapades, adventure, friends, family relations, animal life ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa, kenya
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The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a couple of soldiers trying to capture each other and a pilot ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farce, adventure, culture clash, adventurer, rescue, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, friendship, fish out of water, beautiful scenery, desert ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa, new york
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The Uncertain Death (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy, India
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man living in a remote area of India has an affair with a local woman who he leaves in order to marry another. His lover commits suicide after cursing him and his family. Upon returning from London with his new wife he begins to experience strange ...
Plot: murder, extramarital affair, suicide, supernatural, father son relationship, doctor, flashback, hallucination, servant, husband wife relationship, spirit, tiger ...
Time: 1930s
Place: india
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 818
Call Me Bwana (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A returning moon capsule goes off course and lands in Africa where a little-known tribe find it. Washington sends Matthew Merriwether to recover it, thinking he is an expert on the region, when in fact he is no such thing. Meanwhile a foreign power ...
Style: absurd
Plot: spy, golf, espionage, giraffe, satellite, spacecraft, absurd humor, parachute, mistaken identity, poison, deception, spider ...
Time: 60s
Place: africa, new york, ussr, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 377
Africa Express (1975)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John Baxter (Giuliano Gemma) is a freewheeling trader of goods in Africa with a pet chimpanzee and one dream: to save enough money to buy a gas station in Detroit. Ursula Andress is Madeleine Cooper, the lady of mystery he runs into as she flees ...
Plot: schoolboy, impersonation, big game hunter, secret agents, witch doctor, river, nun, native tribe, priest, train, traitor, jungle ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa, zimbabwe, south africa
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