Movies and TV shows set in south pole

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in south pole ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, feel good, serious, captivating, entertaining and cult film films and TV shows about / with danger, escapades, survival, snow, airplane, penguins, dog, ice, heroes and friends plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as south pole: Amundsen (2019), Shackleton (2002), The Last Place on Earth (1985), The Head (2020), Whiteout (2009), Gorath (1962), New Alcatraz (2001), Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019), The Mind Benders (1963), The Chipmunk Adventure (1987).

List of movies set in south pole

Amundsen (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Norway, Sweden, Czech Republic
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on the true story of polar explorer, Roald Amundsen, this movie covers his life and the dangerous way to the pole.
Style: captivating, disturbing, sincere, tense
Plot: explorer, survival, north pole, brother brother relationship, escapades, disaster, dream, heroes, ambition, love and romance, couples, airplane ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s
Place: south pole, oslo norway, antarctica
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Shackleton (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 206 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Shackleton's 1914 Endurance expedition to the the South Pole and his epic struggle to lead his 28 man crew to safety after his ship was crushed in the pack ice.
Style: serious, suspenseful, epic, realistic, exciting
Plot: survival, expedition, adventurer, endurance, human spirit, against the odds, nature, leadership, ambition, forces of nature, explorer, sea ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: antarctica, south pole, england
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The Last Place on Earth (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 396 min.
TV show
Story: The Last Place on Earth is a 1985 Central Television seven part serial, written by Trevor Griffiths based on the book Scott and Amundsen by Roland Huntford. The book is an exploration of the expeditions of Captain Robert F. Scott and his Norwegian ...
Plot: survival, race, snow, expedition, death, weather, exploration
Time: 1910s
Place: south pole, antarctica
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The Head (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Japan
TV show
Story: Ten scientists trapped in a mobile science laboratory at the South Pole realize that one among them is a killer.
Style: mysterious, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, mystical
Plot: suspense, investigation, fear, murder, survival, catastrophe, research laboratory, mysterious event, religion, apocalypse, global warming, murder mystery ...
Place: antarctica, south pole, scandinavia
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Whiteout (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The only U.S. Marshal assigned to Antarctica, Carrie Stetko will soon leave the harsh environment behind for good – in three days, the sun will set and the Amundsen-Scott Research Station will shut down for the long winter. When a body is ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, intense, serious, harsh ...
Plot: investigation, suspense, murder, uncover truth, isolation, military base, twists and turns, plane crash, winter, corpse, serial killer, doctor ...
Time: 50s, year 1957, 21st century
Place: antarctica, south pole
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Gorath (1962)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1980, a giant planetoid named Gorath is discovered to be on a collision course with Earth. Even though it is smaller than Earth, its mass is huge enough to crush the Earth and destroy it. A mission sent to observe Gorath is destroyed after all ...
Style: daikaiju, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, psychotronic
Plot: kaiju, giant monster, monster, spacecraft, disaster, godzilla, planet, walrus, flood, spacesuit, dinosaur, space ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 70s
Place: japan, south pole, antarctica, tokyo, asia
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New Alcatraz (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Paleontologist Robert Trenton (Dean Cain) is called to Northeastern Antarctica near the Indian Ocean to help the FBI build an underground maximum-security military base and prison for the world's most dangerous criminals and terrorists. The ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, natural horror, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, prison, suspense, survival, ancient mystery, confined, deadly creature, isolation, winter, monster, escape, animal attack ...
Time: prehistoric times
Place: antarctica, antarctic, south pole
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, hiking, heroism, explorer, endurance, hunger, snow, dog sled, expedition, diary, life risking ...
Place: antarctic, antarctica, south pole
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When architect-turned-recluse Bernadette Fox goes missing prior to a family trip to Antarctica, her 15-year-old daughter Bee goes on a quest with Bernadette's husband to find her.
Style: exciting, disturbing, light, humorous, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: journey, female protagonist, panic attack, agoraphobia, psychologist, mansion, disappearance, adaptation, artist, teenager, women, magic ...
Place: seattle, washington state, south pole, antarctica, antarctic
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The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Kate Pierce is reluctantly spending Christmas with her mom’s new boyfriend and his son Jack. But when the North Pole and Christmas are threatened to be destroyed, Kate and Jack are unexpectedly pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus.
Style: captivating, light, sincere, feel good, funny
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, christmas season, holiday, imaginary character, magic, christmas spirit, save the day, family relations, christmas present, teenager, good versus evil ...
Time: future, year 1990, 2020s
Place: south pole, turkey, boston
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The Mind Benders (1963)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A British scientist is discovered to have been passing information to the Communists, then kills himself. Another scientist decides that they might have brainwashed him by a sensory deprivation technique, but he doesn’t know if someone really can ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: spy, mental disorder, espionage, brainwashing, experiment, psychology, lie, student, snow, infidelity, suicide, train ...
Place: south pole
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The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Alvin has entered himself and Simon and Theodore in a hot-air balloon race around the world against the Chipettes to deliver diamonds for a group of diamond smugglers. The winners will collect a prize of $100,000. Kids and adults will enjoy this ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, 2d animation, cult film
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: balloon, reckless driving, superhero, love affair, brother sister relationship, nanny, child in peril, sister sister relationship, shark attack, siblings, brother brother relationship, penguins ...
Time: 80s
Place: rome italy, north america, balkan, egypt, united kingdom ...
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The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, survival, isolation, fear, paranoia, creature, supernatural, snow, suspense, scientist, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: antarctica, south pole
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Tom and Jerry: The Fast and the Furry (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After being evicted from their old house by Tom's owner for causing major damage, cat and mouse Tom and Jerry enter a race entitled the "Fabulous Super Race" to win a mansion.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: partners, tom and jerry, cartoon cat, anthropomorphic mouse, disorder, contests and competitions, animals, animal life, uninhibited rivalry, friends, pets, unlikely partners ...
Place: borneo, mount everest, taj mahal, south pole, big ben london ...
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Dot and the Whale (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Dot and her Dolphin friends are playing along the shore one day. Soon they come across a very sad Whale named Tonga, who has washed up onto the beach. Tonga is in danger of being harmed by evil Whale-hunters and a cruel fish shop owner! Seeing that ...
Style: cult film
Plot: female protagonist, little girl, depression, whale, rescue, death wish, helicopter, dolphins, book, stock footage, swimming pool
Place: antarctica, south pole
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In Search of Life (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Plot: survival, apocalypse, north pole, global warming, life, hell, food, heat wave
Place: south pole
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The Forbidden Quest (1993)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 75 min.
Story: 1931: in Ireland, a film maker hears of an aged ship's carpenter who knows the fate of the Hollandia, a Norse ship that set sail in 1905 and vanished. The old salt has canisters of film to prove his tale. We see the footage as he narrates. They ...
Style: serious, weird
Plot: found footage, survival, pagan, witch, disaster, iceberg, ship, catastrophe, ocean, supernatural ability, escapades, elderly ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: ireland, antarctica, europe, south pole
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In Search of Santa (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a sleigh bell mysteriously falls from the sky, pure-hearted Princess Crystal is determined to prove it came from one of Santa's reindeer.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, friendship, hidden identity, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, escapades, princess, pirate, friends, disorder, family relations, family life ...
Time: 2000s
Place: south pole
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Farce of the Penguins (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this spoof of "March of the Penguins," nature footage of penguins near the South Pole gets a soundtrack of human voices. Carl and Jimmy, best friends, walk 70 miles to the mating grounds where the female penguins wait. The huddled ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: penguins, farce, looking for love, goofy hero, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, disorder, fish out of water, escapades, buddies, rescue, stoners ...
Place: antarctica, south pole, antarctic
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Elf (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he's transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. But as he grows into adulthood, he can't shake the nagging feeling that he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: christmas, father son relationship, holiday, christmas spirit, santa claus, winter, north pole, goofy hero, elf, christmas eve, toys, adoption ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, canada, empire state building manhattan new york city, usa, south pole ...
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Elling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his mother, who has sheltered him his entire 40 years, dies, Elling, a sensitive, would-be poet, is sent to live in a state institution. There he meets Kjell Bjarne, a gentle giant and female-obsessed virgin in his 40s. After two years, the men ...
Style: touching, humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: mental illness, friendship, mental institution, odd couple, self discovery, eccentricity, social worker, misfit, human nature, love and romance, psychiatry, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century
Place: norway, cambodia, bosnia, south pole, argentina ...
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The Jungle Bunch: The Movie (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 58 min.
Story: "The Jungle Bunch" is the exciting tale of Maurice, a penguin who was raised in the jungle and thinks he's a tiger! When two penguins from his Antarctic homeland come in search of "The Great Tiger Warrior" to defend their ...
Style: 3d animation, entertaining, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: jungle, tiger, wild animal, animals, fight, penguins, animal protagonist, friendship, anthropomorphic animal, talking animals, friends, animal that acts human ...
Place: south pole, africa, antarctic
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Dune (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Dune – the only place where the time-travel substance 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives up control, it's only so he can stage a coup with some ...
Style: atmospheric, futuristic, epic, dark, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, space travel, prophecy, space opera, space, chosen one, desert planet, messiah, future war, cult, dune, first contact ...
Time: future, year 1984, distant future
Place: south pole
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Evangelion: 3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon a Time (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: The fourth and final film in the Rebuild of Evangelion series.
Style: mecha, anime, disturbing, captivating, futuristic ...
Plot: technology, fight, violence, battles, hi-tech, space, space shuttle, dream world, spacecraft, fantasy world, showdown, space station ...
Place: paris france, south pole, france
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Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Gotham City is under siege by a series of bizarre crimes and only the world's greatest detective, Batman, can unravel the mystery! The trail leads to none other than the Penguin and his Animilitia, an animal-inspired squad of villains including ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, anime, psychotronic
Plot: superhero, batman, heroes, super strength, fight, superhero team, mutant, crazy, bank robbery, male doctor, zoologist, male versus female ...
Time: future
Place: south pole
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Telling You (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two college graduates who find themselves stuck behind the counter of a pizza parlor while their friends move on struggle to find a new direction for their lives.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college graduate, college, friendship, old friends, slacker, flirting, friendship between men, youth, partners, love and romance, lifestyle, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: south pole
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