Wildlife movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant wildlife movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, entertaining, humorous, suspense, touching and psychological films and TV shows about / with wildlife, nature, animals, adventure, survival, family relations, friendship, danger, family and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Family genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
wildlife movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as wildlife: Spread Your Wings (2019), The Jungle Book (2016), Harry and the Hendersons (1987), Walkabout (1971), Trollhunter (2010), My Family and Other Animals (2005), Born in China (2016), Animal Atlas (2004), Lost in Africa (1994), Vicky and Her Mystery (2021).

List of wildlife movies

Spread Your Wings (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, Norway
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Christian, a visionary scientist, studies wild geese. For his son, a teenager obsessed with video games, the idea of spending a holiday with his father in the wilderness is a nightmare. However, father and son will get together around a crazy ...
Style: sincere, touching, scenic, light, inspirational
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: animal rescue, goose, wildlife, obsessive quest, teenager, parents and children, ex husband ex wife relationship, bird, endangered species, father son relationship, migration, ecology ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway, france
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The Jungle Book (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.
Style: serious, entertaining, scenic, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: jungle, animals, disney, friendship, talking animals, human animal relationship, boy, orphan, courage, wolf, adventure, journey ...
Place: india, asia
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Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: bigfoot, wildlife, sasquatch, adventure, fish out of water, brothers, police investigation, mentor, happy ending, kindness, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle, washington state, usa, north america, california
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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.
Style: feel good, inspirational, touching, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: horse, friendship, animals, wild horse, adventure, freedom, family, native american, native americans, beautiful scenery, animal life, getting home ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa
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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, road movie, meditative, touching ...
Audience: kids, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, desert, survival, suicide, culture clash, wilderness, rite of passage, teenage girl, brother sister relationship, australian outback, language barrier, teenager ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, sydney australia, adelaide south australia
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Trollhunter (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter.
Style: dark fantasy, scary, suspense, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: monster, troll, hunting, forest, legends and myths, found footage, wilderness, cryptozoology, giant, witch, giant monster, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: norway, europe
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My Family and Other Animals (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An English family relocates to sunny Greece in the months before WWII.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, touching
Plot: family relations, wildlife, greek, sibling relationship, siblings relations, friendship, misfit, orphan, social relations, family life, death in the family, eccentric family ...
Time: 1930s
Place: greece, europe
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Born in China (2016)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Venturing into the wilds of China, "Born in China" captures intimate moments with a panda bear and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister, and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs.
Style: nature documentary
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: nature, panda, animals, birth, wildlife, wild animal, leopard, monkey, disney, spring, waterfall, winter ...
Place: china
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Animal Atlas (2004)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Animal Atlas is produced by Longneedle Entertainment, LLC, a subsidiary of Bellum Entertainment Group. Animal Atlas is a 30-minute educational wildlife show that "takes children on a tour of discovery, uncovering the secrets of how animals live ...
Style: educational, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: nature, wilderness, jungle, family, zoo, wildlife, conservation, planet, children, animals, pets, natural history ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, asia
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Lost in Africa (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young American and a young English woman are kidnapped by a tribe in Africa. They manage to escape but the leader of the tribe is killed in the process. There's a whole jungle between them and civilization and chief's son wants revenge.
Plot: wildlife, survival, manhunt, elephant, sex, female nudity, safari, crocodile, lion, nudity (full frontal - brief), flea, nude bathing ...
Place: africa
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Vicky and Her Mystery (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Stéphane decides to move to the beautiful mountains of Cantal in order to reconnect with his 8-year-old daughter, Victoria, who has been silent since her mother's disappearance. During a walk in the forest, a shepherd gives Victoria a puppy ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, sweet, emotional
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, human animal relationship, animals, countryside, father daughter relationship, single father, wildlife, loss of mother, friendship, win over, family, goodhearted ...
Place: france
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The Silencing (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A reformed hunter becomes involved in a deadly game of cat and mouse when he and the local sheriff set out to track a vicious killer who may have kidnapped his daughter years ago.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: serial killer, forest, manhunt, sheriff, hunter, disappearance, missing daughter, small town, missing person, crimes, investigation, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, chicago illinois
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Cold Water (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This is the story of Alice Fuller (Amy Shelton-White) struggling to come to terms with her past in order to embrace her future. Shot almost entirely in and around Estes Park, Colorado, the film follows Alice as she is forced to spend one final week ...
Style: scenic, psychological, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, hiking, mother daughter relationship, fight, wildlife, dealing with the past, acceptance, flashback, marijuana, sculpture, bear ...
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Rogue (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From the director of Wolf Creek comes this terrifying look at nature's perfect killing machine. When a group of tourists stumble into the remote Australian river territory of an enormous crocodile, the deadly creature traps them on a tiny mud ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, scenic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, monster, animal attack, dangerous animal, isolation, stranded, creature, death, survival, survival horror, travel, beast ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: australia
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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, humorous, funny, light ...
Plot: safari, beautiful scenery, travel, adventure, wildlife, african tribe, nature, wild animal, nothing goes right, peril, survival, friendship ...
Place: africa
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Stillwater (2018)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A weekend camping trip among six old friends in Northern Minnesota's "Boundary Waters" turns tragic after one dies under mysterious circumstances, triggering further turmoil as they attempt to unmask the killer within their own group.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, psychotronic ...
Plot: camping, killer, wildlife, puzzle, murder, murder suspect, friendship gone bad, mystery, murder mystery, lake, murder investigation, mysterious villain ...
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The Fox and the Child (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl of about 10 years lives in a solitary peasant's house on the edge of the jurassic mountains in the East of France. One day in autumn, when she is on her way to school through the forest, she observes a hunting fox. Of course, the ...
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fox, little girl, forest, human animal relationship, nature, friendship, environmentalism, friends, animal life, vixen, youth, animal human communication ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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All Aussie Adventures (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: All Aussie Adventures is an Australian mockumentary television series that parodied the travel-adventure genre. Glenn Robbins plays Russell Coight, a survival and wildlife expert who charts his disastrous travels through Australia, spreading ...
Style: sitcom, satirical, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: satire, australian outback, escapades, wildlife, adventure, humour, nature, farce, beer, klutz, misadventure, tourist ...
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Yakari (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Western
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 13 min.
TV show
Story: In the boundless tawny prairies and the flat green grasslands of the North American Great Plains, Yakari, a plucky little boy and member of the peaceful Sioux tribe, lives a life full of adventure, accompanied by his faithful best friends, Rainbow, ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, reboot
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: horse, cartoon horse, native american tribe, bison, wild horse, boy, adventure, animal human communication, human animal relationship, wildlife, indians, wild animal ...
Time: year 2005, 2000s
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Zoo Doctor: My Mom the Vet (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Tierärztin Dr. Mertens is a German television series.
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: veterinarian, zoo, father daughter relationship, workplace, killing an animal, workplace situations, human animal relationship, wildlife, animal human communication, mother son relationship, wild animal, nature ...
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Wild Kratts (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of Chris and Martin Kratt as they encounter incredible wild animals, combining science education with fun and adventure as the duo travels to animal habitats around the globe.
Style: educational, serious, clever, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, nature, animal rescue, teamwork, teaching the ways of the world, brother brother relationship, inventions and discoveries, youth, science, supernatural power, adventure, environmental activism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: wild animal, dangerous animal, hyena, vacation, animal attack, stupidity, monster, wildlife, family, wilderness, family problems, survival ...
Place: africa, kenya
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Pure Life (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: France, French Guiana, Brazil
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 1949, a French explorer goes on a solitary expedition in the Amazon forest. He leaves behind him a diary that reflects the meaning of Pure Life and his encounters but leaves the mystery of his own disappearance unsolved.
Style: captivating
Plot: explorer, travelogue, wildlife, amazon river, amazon, amazon jungle, expedition, nature, amazon rainforest, poker game, missing son, hunger ...
Time: year 1949
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Wild Life (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The new film by French director Cédric Kahn focusses on Philippe Fournier, a man who lives with his 2 sons, having decided not to give them back to their mother after she won custody of the children. The children Okyesa and Tsali must grow up in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, custody, parents and children, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, family relations, feral man, parents separation, hidden identity, teenage life, runaway, nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Several years after the demise of Jurassic World, a volcanic eruption threatens the remaining dinosaurs on the island of Isla Nublar. Claire Dearing, the former park manager and founder of the Dinosaur Protection Group, recruits Owen Grady to help ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychotronic, entertaining, tense ...
Plot: dinosaur, monster, tyrannosaurus rex, prehistoric creature, predator, genetic engineering, island, eaten alive, wild animal, volcanic eruption, reptile, survival ...
Time: prehistoric times, 2010s
Place: las vegas, northern california, san francisco
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The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, inspirational, sad ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: disney, friendship, lion, adventure, family, betrayal, jungle, love, good versus evil, talking animals, tragedy, pride and honor ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa
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1883 (2021)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the Dutton family as they embark on a journey west through the Great Plains toward the last bastion of untamed America. A stark retelling of Western expansion, and an intense study of one family fleeing poverty to seek a better future in ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: journey, old west, husband wife relationship, cowboy, life is a bitch, road trip, family relations, family, wildlife, travel, ancient, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: america, texas
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Serpent (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A romantic escape into nature turns into the ultimate moment of reckoning when a husband and wife are trapped in a tent with a deadly snake. Unable to escape and with certain death looming, the tent becomes a heated confessional to a cataclysmic ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, bleak, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, snake, near death experience, death threat, dangerous animal, struggle for survival, husband wife relationship, family relations, deathtrap, victim, wildlife, couples ...
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Body at Brighton Rock (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When an inexperienced park ranger finds a dead body under mysterious circumstances on a remote mountain trail, she must guard it overnight until authorities can arrive, forcing her to confront some of her deepest, darkest fears.
Style: scary, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: grizzly bear, bear attack, lost in the woods, crime scene, fear, corpse, forest, night, life & death, chase, women, man versus nature ...
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Better Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Inspired by the drowning of 23 Chinese undocumented cockle pickers in Morecambe Bay (northwest England). Mazu, goddess of the sea, floats over the tragedy.
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: sea, ghost, nature, forces of nature, woman, wildlife, repeated scene, skyscraper, very little dialogue, black, streetcar, calligraphy
Place: china, shanghai
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