Hiking movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant hiking movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, captivating, serious, suspense, realistic and psychological films and TV shows about / with hiking, survival, mountain, forest, death, wilderness, danger, friendship, escapades and travel plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
hiking movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as hiking: The Ritual (2017), A Lonely Place to Die (2011), Wild (2014), A Walk in the Woods (2015), Gerry (2002), Quarries (2016), Leave No Trace (2018), Maine (2018), Out of Nature (2014), Infinite Storm (2022).

List of hiking movies

The Ritual (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that's stalking them.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: hiking, monster, lost in the woods, forest, creature, supernatural, cult, ritual, paganism, guilt, creature feature, pagan ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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A Lonely Place to Die (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of five mountaineers are hiking and climbing in the Scottish Highlands when they discover a young Serbian girl buried in a small chamber in the wilderness. They become caught up in a terrifying game of cat and mouse with the kidnappers as ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, hiking, wilderness, kidnapping, mountaineer, group of criminals, hunt down, extreme sport, group of friends, rescue, climbing, kidnapper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe
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Wild (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A woman with a tragic past decides to start her new life by hiking for one thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Style: meditative, captivating, uplifting, road movie, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wilderness, self discovery, survival, hiking, nature, journey, human spirit, female protagonist, death of mother, cheating on husband, grief, loneliness ...
Time: year 1995, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, portland oregon, usa, mojave desert, oregon
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A Walk in the Woods (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.
Style: light, humorous, scenic, road movie, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: hiking, friendship, elderly, camping, adventure, forest, friends, wilderness, escapades, midlife crisis, road trip, solitude ...
Time: 18th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: appalachia, usa, california
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Gerry (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two friends named Gerry become lost in the desert after taking a wrong turn. Their attempts to find their way home only lead them into further trouble.
Style: surreal, art house, melancholic, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Plot: desert, hiking, wilderness, survival, isolation, wandering, nature, lost, forces of nature, human nature, starvation, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tokyo, usa, argentina
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Quarries (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: To escape her abusive boyfriend, Kat joins a wilderness expedition with a group of women, all of whom are struggling with the uncertainty of life. What was supposed to be an opportunity for personal discovery quickly becomes a fight for survival, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, psychotronic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: hiking, chase, wilderness, murder, abusive boyfriend, woman in danger, violence, drug addict, women, serial killer, survival, photographer ...
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Leave No Trace (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, motivational, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, teenage girl, veteran, hiking, forest, wilderness, survivalist, hitchhiking, trust, hiding place, freezing, medicine ...
Time: future
Place: washington state, oregon, portland oregon, xian, california ...
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Maine (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Backpacking alone on the Appalachian trail, a married woman meets a younger hiker and the two strangers become inexplicably drawn to one another.
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, realistic
Plot: camping, hiking, love, sex scene, infidelity, seduction, dysfunctional relationship, loneliness, family relations, couples, friendship, sexual attraction ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, maine
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Out of Nature (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Out of Nature is a journey inside Martins head. A family father in his 30s living in a small town of Norway. He feels alienated in his own life and longs to get away. Away from his job, away from his family, into the woods, up to the mountains. ...
Style: semi serious, psychological, captivating, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: male masturbation, erection, mountain, self discovery, hiking, introspection, imagination, nature, midlife crisis, running, male nudity, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway, scandinavia, eastern europe
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Infinite Storm (2022)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Poland, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One woman's journey for self-discovery and turns into a harrowing tale of survival.
Style: suspense
Plot: survival, hiking, mountain, rescue, monster, wanting to die, near death experience, wilderness, loss of child, female nudity, stranded, rescue attempt ...
Place: new hampshire
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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: intense, sincere, exciting, suspenseful, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, coming of age, river, friendship, summer, youth, nature, adventure, teenager, mountain climbing, camping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey, california, usa, new york
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Lapsis (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In a parallel present, delivery man Ray Tincelli is struggling to support himself and his ailing younger brother. After a series of two-bit hustles and unsuccessful swindles, Ray takes a job in a strange new realm of the gig economy: trekking deep ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, serious, futuristic, surreal
Plot: hiking, brother brother relationship, worker, parallel world, undercover, job, technology, labor camp, mystery, forest, economics, contractor
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Dead Mountain: The Dyatlov Pass Incident (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 54 min.
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Story: Russia, 1959. A KGB major investigates the mysterious deaths of a group of nine student hikers in the Ural Mountains. Troubled by his past as a WWII veteran, he has a sixth sense and death seems to follow him around as he digs deeper into the ...
Style: bad ending, atmospheric, tense, harsh, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: natural disaster, uncover truth, student, missing person, death, survival, investigation, twists and turns, hiking, mystery, ancient mystery, group of friends ...
Time: year 1959
Place: russia, ussr
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Get Duked! (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An anarchic, hip-hop inspired comedy that follows four city boys on a wilderness trek as they try to escape a mysterious huntsman.
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, satirical, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: manhunt, troubled teen, school bully, teenager, dark humor, friendship between teens, satire, teamwork, relationship problems, hunting, bandit, escapades ...
Place: scotland
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Mawson - Life and Death in Antarctica (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Douglas Mawson Antarctic Expedition of 1912 is considered one of the most amazing feats of endurance of all time. Although his two companions perished, Douglas Mawson survived, but how? In a bold historical experiment, scientist and adventurer ...
Style: suspenseful, uplifting, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, hiking, heroism, explorer, endurance, hunger, diary, expedition, dog sled, snow, adventure ...
Place: antarctic, antarctica, south pole
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Jack the Reaper (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of unsuspecting teens face a railroad reaper in his desert carnival.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, survival, isolation, hiking, teenager, carnival, killer clown, murder, evil, violence, brutality, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Never Hike Alone (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A hiker's survival skills is put to the test when he stumbles upon the remains of an old abandoned camp and discovers its long dark secrets.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, suspense, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: homicidal maniac, masked man, serial killer, psychopath, murder, running, survival horror, murderer, summer camp, violence, fight, brutality ...
Place: new jersey
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Capps Crossing (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: David has lost his girlfriend and his mind. Capps Crossing is his only refuge. When six hikers make the mistake of choosing Capps Crossing to spend the weekend, David will stop at nothing to make sure they never come back.
Style: slasher, bleak, scary, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, camping, serial killer, hiking, violence, fight, death, woman in danger, serial murder, chase, youth, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, scenic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: sword fight, friendship, sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, fantasy world, mythology, monster, magic, river, journey, medieval ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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Before the Fall (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a classic case of opposite attraction: Handsome Ben Bennet (Ethan Sharrett) is a gay, affluent, stylish attorney at the top of the genteel social set in southern Virginia, while Lee Darcy (Chase Conner) is a rough-hewn welder with a secret ...
Style: lgbt cinema, captivating, sexy, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, lgbt, gay couple, gay romance, lgbtq, gay interest, gay love, love, gay slur, hiking, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, appalachia
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Killing Me Softly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman grows suspicious of her controlling husband after she discovers secrets about the women in his past.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex, obsession, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, sex scene, love affair, fatal attraction, obsessive love, bdsm, lust, fall in love, bondage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, san francisco, england
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Ghost Mountaineer (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Estonia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ghost Mountaineer is a feature film with some hints of horror, based on actual events in Siberia back in Soviet times. A group of Estonian students on a winter hiking trip suddenly find themselves in the middle of bloodcurdling events in a Buryatian ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: supernatural, hallucination, geologist, student, paranoia, hiking, delusion, skiing, accident, death, ghost, climbing ...
Time: year 1989
Place: siberia, ussr
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The Hike (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young soldier, Kate (Zara Phythian), returns from a tour in Afghanistan after witnessing her boyfriend's tragic death in combat. With the comfort of her friends, including Torri (Barbara Nedeljacova), she takes the chance to get away on a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic, slasher
Plot: camping, murder, survival, torture, hiking, fight, fight to the death, violence, female fighter, manhunt, friendship, brainwashing ...
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127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.
Style: inspirational, suspense, psychological, breathtaking, intense ...
Plot: survival, isolation, trapped, alone, courage, human spirit, climbing, canyon, loneliness, adventure, mountain, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: utah, usa
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The Himalayas (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Based on true events, renowned mountaineer UM Hong-gil sets out on a mission to Everest to retrieve his late junior climber's body and faces the greatest challenge of his life.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, scenic
Plot: climbing, survival, mountain climbing, hiking, forces of nature, natural disaster, mountaineer, snow, friendship, expedition, snowstorm, survivor ...
Place: mount everest, himalaya, nepal
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Everyone Else (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: While on a Mediterranean vacation, a seemingly happy boyfriend and girlfriend find their connection to one another tested as they bond with another couple.
Style: captivating, sincere, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romance, couples, architect, young lovers, love and romance, resort, lifestyle, couple relations, hiking, depression, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, sardinia
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Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: realistic, scenic, dramatic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, mountaineer, mountain climbing, stranded, climbing, snow, natural disaster, beautiful scenery, man versus nature, forces of nature, adventure ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century
Place: mount everest, himalaya, nepal, asia, texas
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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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The Bare Wench Project (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Four sorority girls -- Nikki, Chloe, Lori, and Toni -- head out to the mountains to find out the truth about the local legend of the Bare Wench. It isn't long before the gals get lost, run out of food, and begin succumbing to the fear that ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: survival, wilderness, sexual relations, camping, hiking, dark humor, sorority, gays and lesbians, friends, sexual abuse, siblings relations, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
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Deadfall Trail (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, Julian and Paul enter the Kaibab National Forest for a three-week survival trip and peyote vision quest. The only items they take with them are a knife, a bottle of water and a garbage bag each. A week into their journey a disastrous turn of ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, human nature, isolation, moral dilemma, friendship, confined, hiking, forest, desert, expedition, redneck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
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