Mountain movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mountain movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense and rough films and TV shows about / with mountain, snow, danger, escapades, survival, death, dialogue, catastrophe, vengeance and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
mountain movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mountain: Everest (2015), K2 (1991), Frozen (2010), The Mountain Between Us (2017), Postmen in the Mountains (1999), Wind River (2017), Seven Years in Tibet (1997), Scream of Stone (1991), The Crimson Rivers (2000), My Side of the Mountain (1969).

List of mountain movies

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: based on true events, realistic, dramatic, scenic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, forces of nature, mountain climbing, beautiful scenery, natural disaster, stranded, adventure, blizzard, climbing, death, against the odds ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, nepal, texas
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K2 (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Japan, USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: They call it the savage mountain. 27 people have perished trying to reach the summit on K2, the world's second highest peak. A U.S. climbing team, funded by millionaire Clairborne is determined to conquer K2.
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: mountain, mountain climbing, friendship, climbing, mountaineer, survival, human spirit, friends, buddies, adventure, danger, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: pakistan, middle east, seattle, usa, himalaya
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Frozen (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, sole survivor, danger, stranded, youth, ski resort, mountain, snow, survival horror, death, frostbite ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Mountain Between Us (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.
Style: scenic, suspense, atmospheric, surprise ending
Plot: interracial romance, survival, wilderness, mountain, snow, crash landing, stranger, black man white woman relationship, near death experience, peril, animal attack, plane crash ...
Time: 2010s
Place: idaho, manhattan new york city, utah, london, new york
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Postmen in the Mountains (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An old postman has spent his whole life delivering mail to the mountain of Hunan and is about to retire. His only son is due to take over his duties. As father and son journey through the mountains, the son begins to appreciate the toil and burden ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: mountain, on the road, father son relationship, postman, lovers reunited, family in crisis, human nature, homecoming, self discovery, isolation, small town life, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: canada
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Wind River (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, bleak, sentimental
Plot: investigation, murder, native american reservation, violence, snow, rape, mountain, forest, fbi, murder investigation, death, violence against women ...
Time: 2010s
Place: wyoming, united states, usa
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Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, serious, inspirational, realistic ...
Plot: expedition, mountain, world war two, buddhism, culture clash, friendship, self discovery, society, escapades, teachers and students, adventure, religions or cults ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s
Place: tibet, himalaya, china, austria, asia ...
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Scream of Stone (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Canada, Italy, Argentina, UK, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A meeting of two world famous climbers, one an experienced mountaineer the other a sport climber, and a journalist (Ivan) results in a bet on which of the two is the best climber. Roger (the mountaineering expert) states that Martin (the sport ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: mountain, climbing, love triangle, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, danger, wilderness, mountain climbing, dream, obsession, mountaineer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: patagonia
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The Crimson Rivers (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, crime, mountain, police investigation, police detective, faked death, ritual, corpse, secret, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, alps, paris france
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My Side of the Mountain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Film adaption of the novel by Jean Craighead George. A family movie made by Paramount Studios, the story revolves around thirteen-year old Sam Gribley (Teddy Eccles), a devotee of Thoreau, as many were back in the in 1960's. Sam decides to ...
Style: touching, feel good, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: mountain, survival, wilderness, youth, adventurer, escapades, family, danger, young heroes, adventure, self discovery, human spirit ...
Time: 60s
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Dark Mountain (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In March of 2011, three filmmakers disappeared in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona while documenting their search for the Lost Dutchman mine. Their bodies were never found... but their camera was.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: mountain, supernatural, ghost, mine, legends and myths, escapades, danger, inventions and discoveries, curses spells and rituals, unsolved mystery, paranormal activity, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, year 2011
Place: arizona, los angeles
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Cliffhanger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, France, Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: mountain climbing, heist, climbing, mountain, rescue, money, rocky mountains, heroes, save the day, one man army, escapades, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
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The Wrong Guys (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five former cub scouts have a reunion and go camping on the mountain they never conquered. High jinks ensue due to their childhood enemies and a group of escaped convicts who mistake them for an FBI unit.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Plot: scout, mountain, mistaken identity, reunion, disorder, friendship, partners, nothing goes right, buddies, escaped convict, camping, tent ...
Time: 80s
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The Prayer (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Thomas is a drug addict. In an effort to put an end to his habit, he joins a community of former addicts who live isolated in the mountains and use prayer as a way to cure themselves.
Style: serious, disturbing, rough, captivating, exciting
Plot: mountain, prayer, drug addict, hard labor, catholic priest, drug rehab, friendship, love, new life, troubled youth, nun, snow ...
Place: france
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Mountain Men (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mountain Men is a comedy/drama that follows two estranged brothers, Toph and Cooper, as they journey to a remote family cabin in the mountains to evict a squatter. Buried resentment and bruised egos soon derail the plan and when the smoke clears ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, light, humorous
Plot: snow, winter, mountain, survival, wedding, wilderness, sibling relationship, family, brother brother relationship, injury, homecoming, lie ...
Place: canada, british columbia
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The Hateful Eight (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.
Style: captivating, dark humor, stylized, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, blizzard, mountain, twists & turns, hitman, stagecoach, revenge, brutality, betrayal, danger, blood ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, 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: atmospheric, epic, exciting, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, journey, sword and sorcery, friendship, imaginary, medieval, save the world, mythology, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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Ten Little Indians (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ten strangers are invited as weekend guests to a remote mountain mansion.When the host doesn't show up, the guests start dying, one by one, in uniquely macabre Agatha Christie-style.It is based on Christie's best-selling novel with 100 ...
Style: suspenseful, talky, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: isolation, murder mystery, murder, serial killer, mountain, investigation, private detective, psychopath, false accusation, crimes, crime, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1930s, 70s
Place: austria, alps
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Spencer's Mountain (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, emotional ...
Plot: mountain, family relations, family, family problems, family life, family gatherings, americana, family in crisis, couples, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: wyoming, tokyo, hawaii
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Autumn Blood (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two young orphans in the Tirolian Mountains come under siege by a vicious band of hunters. Frightened of being separated by child services following the death of their mother, a self-sufficient 16-year-old girl and her 10-year-old brother - who ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: teenage rape, orphan, mountain, rape, social relations, siblings relations, isolation, nudity (full frontal - brief), rifle, small town life, teenage life, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, survival, cannibalism, chase, gory, manhunt, disfigurement, danger, massacre, youth, friendship, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
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Winter Sleepers (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Young blonde translator Rebecca lives with her boyfriend ski instructor Marco in a mountain villa owned by her friend, nurse Laura. Rene, local cinema projectionist, steals Marco's car and gets into a car crash with local Theo, whose daughter, ...
Style: sexy, sexual, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: voyeurism, mountain, coma, translator, memory loss, hospital, nurse, hopes, couple relations, redemption, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, spain, berlin germany
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Where Eagles Dare (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK
Duration: 158 min.
Story: World War II is raging, and an American general has been captured and is being held hostage in the Schloss Adler, a Bavarian castle that's nearly impossible to breach. It's up to a group of skilled Allied soldiers to liberate the general ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, mountain, espionage, heroes, military, undercover, double agent, behind enemy lines, explosion, parachute, falling from height, castle ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, austria, bavaria, alps, europe
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Survival Quest (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bunch of city slickers from different backgrounds go into the wild mountains to be one with nature, but basically to have a good time. However, a paramilitary group has chosen the same time to go camping. When one of the soldiers thinks their boss ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, mountain, adventure, murder, rivalry, danger, deadly, hostage, hostages, treasure hunt, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, montana
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Shoot to Kill (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, adventure, chase, mountain, serial killer, investigation, wilderness, on the run, fbi, police, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, vancouver, san francisco, vancouver british columbia canada
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Out Cold (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Animal House meets Casablanca in this outrageous snowboarding comedy. Rick Rambis and his friends are having the time of their lives on Bull Mountain until the legendary Papa Muntz' son decides to sell the mountain to sleazy land developer John ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, idiotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: ski resort, snowboarding, mountain, skiing, prank, teenage life, social differences, buddies, youth, love triangle, stupidity, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, london
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Last of the Dogmen (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A Montana bounty hunter is sent into the wilderness to track three escaped prisoners. Instead he sees something that puzzles him. Later with a female Native Indian history professor, he returns to find some answers.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain, bounty hunter, forest, native american reservation, native american tribe, haunted by the past, alcohol abuse, survival, track down, serial killer, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
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The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The Katakuri family has just opened their guest house in the mountains. Unfortunately their first guest commits suicide and in order to avoid trouble they decide to bury him in the backyard. Things get way more complicated when their second guest, a ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, surreal, cult film, offbeat ...
Plot: mountain, zombie, resort, parents and children, family life, nothing goes right, deadly, hotel, husband wife relationship, absurdism, suicide, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
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Just Before Dawn (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by the forest ranger Roy McLean that a huge machete-wielding maniac has been terrorising the area. Ignoring the warnings, they set up camp, and start ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, mountain, murder, violence, stalking, survival, maniac, slasher, isolation, youth, adventure, danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
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Crackerjack (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A cop on vacation at a mountain resort comes to the rescue when the resort is taken over by violent criminals.
Style: suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, exciting, serious ...
Plot: mountain, terrorism, heroes, hotel fight, terrorist plot, crimes, isolation, resort, hostage, battles, confined, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: east germany
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