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, suspense, tense and captivating films and TV shows about / with mountain, survival, danger, snow, escapades, wilderness, nature, death, winter and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
mountain movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mountain: Everest (2015), Scream of Stone (1991), Postmen in the Mountains (1999), The Mountain Between Us (2017), Wind River (2017), Frozen (2010), High Lane (2009), 127 Hours (2010), Mountain Men (2014), The Eiger Sanction (1975).

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: 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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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: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: mountain, climbing, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, love triangle, wilderness, dream, mountain climbing, obsession, survival, disaster ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: patagonia
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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: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, contemplative
Plot: mountain, postman, father son relationship, chinese, on the road, hiking, parent child relationship, family in crisis, small town life, homecoming, self discovery, lovers reunited ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: canada
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The Mountain Between Us (2017)
Genre: Drama, 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, romantic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, snow, interracial romance, mountain, black man white woman relationship, crash landing, rescue, plane crash, love, stranger, animal attack ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: london, utah, idaho, manhattan new york city, new york
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Wind River (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, UK, France
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, neo noir, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, murder, fbi, murder investigation, native american reservation, rape, winter, fbi agent, snow, native american, hunter, violence ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: wyoming, usa
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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: suspenseful, suspense, scary, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, snow, stranded, ski resort, frostbite, survival horror, sole survivor, winter, youth, friends, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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High Lane (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of friends on vacation decide to venture onto a trail high up in the mountains that has been closed for repairs. The climb proves more perilous than planned, especially as they soon realize that they are not alone. The adventure turns into a ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, slasher ...
Plot: survival, mountain, serial murder, climbing, trap, stalking, friends, escapades, isolation, expedition, disappearance, female fighter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: croatia, europe
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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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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, light, captivating, humorous, disturbing ...
Plot: winter, snow, mountain, brother brother relationship, wedding, mountain cabin, rescue, sibling relationship, family, lie, homecoming, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: british columbia, canada
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The Eiger Sanction (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A classical art professor and collector, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sexy, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain climbing, mountain, spy, climbing, hitman, assassination, revenge, murder, survival, secret agents, cold war, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: alps, europe, swiss alps, arizona, switzerland ...
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Land (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Edee, in the aftermath of an unfathomable event, finds herself unable to stay connected to the world she once knew and in the face of that uncertainty, retreats to the magnificent, but unforgiving, wilds of the Rockies. After a local hunter brings ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: solitude, mountain, new life, fishing, native american, living alone, nature, countryside, rocky mountains, death of family, nurse, sleeping ...
Place: wyoming, chicago illinois
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What Lies Above (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Still struggling to accept her fiancé's death in a rock climbing accident, mountain guide Diana Pennington gratefully accepts industrialist Curt Seaver's offer to find the body using a new satellite imagery technology his company has ...
Style: enigmatic, suspense, disturbing
Plot: mountain, rock climbing, mountain climbing, missing person, woman in danger, twists and turns, dishonesty, climbing, computer program, guide, groom, death of fiance ...
Place: vancouver
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The Mountain (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 73 min.
Story: This is the story of Nora and Solveig, a grief-stricken couple on a hike through the mountain range where they had a traumatic experience two years prior. Nora and Solveig are hiking through a snow-covered, rough, but beautiful scenery on a tour of ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: mountain, lesbian relationship, lesbian, couples, family problems, hopes, haunted by the past, introspection, gender, dealing with death, couple relations, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia
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Where Eagles Dare (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, USA
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: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, breathtaking, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, mountain, spy, war, nazi, castle, two man army, twists and turns, commando, winter, espionage ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: bavaria, austria, europe, germany, alps
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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: inspirational, epic, serious, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: buddhism, expedition, beautiful scenery, world war two, life philosophy, mountain, culture clash, self discovery, friendship, nazi, adventure, buddha ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: tibet, china, himalaya, austria, germany ...
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Devil's Pass (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five young filmmakers retrace the steps of a doomed group of hikers in pursuit of an unsolvable mystery.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, survival, supernatural, snow, mountain, time travel, winter, secrets, monster, missing person, murder, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1980
Place: russia, antarctica
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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, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: heist, climbing, rocky mountains, mountain climbing, snow, mountain, rescue, hostage, rock climbing, wilderness, survival, villain ...
Time: 20th century, future, 80s, 90s
Place: colorado
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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: serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: survival, mountain, youth, nature, childhood, loneliness, treasure hunt, bird, coming of age, owl, wilderness, young heroes ...
Time: 60s
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Everest (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
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Story: Based on the true story of the first Canadians to ever make it to the top of the world's tallest and most historic peak. A proud moment for Canadians and an adventure that is filled with bitterness, broken relationships and the bodies of four ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, inter cultural
Plot: mountain, climbing, survival, adventure, human spirit, heroes, hopes, escapades, rebelliousness, forces of nature, journalism, journey ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: mount everest, canada, nepal
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Manjhi: The Mountain Man (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Dashrath Manjhi was a poor man from the lowest of the low castes, living in a remote village cut off from the world by a rocky mountain range. Life for him was a daily struggle for survival. He loved his wife, Phaguniya, beyond belief. One day, ...
Style: captivating, psychological, inspirational, realistic
Plot: mountain, love, determination, village, poverty, caste system, husband wife relationship, loss of wife, struggle for survival, family tragedy, tragic event, mining ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: india
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North Face (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: North Face tells the story of two German climbers Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser and their attempt to scale the deadly North Face of the Eiger.
Style: serious, exciting, touching, captivating, breathtaking ...
Plot: climbing, mountain climbing, mountaineer, adventurer, mountain, survival, wehrmacht, rivalry, disaster, forces of nature, man versus nature, ambition ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, alps, swiss alps, germany, bavaria
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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, entertaining, light, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: mountain, scout, mistaken identity, disorder, friendship, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, escaped prisoner, camping, exploitation, satire ...
Time: 80s
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Don't Blink (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ten people arrive at a secluded mountain resort to find it completely deserted. With no gas for the return trip, the visitors are forced to stay and investigate the mystery surrounding the abandoned lodge.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, semi serious, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: disappearance, missing person, mountain, resort, pregnancy, suicide, abandoned building, road trip, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wilderness, winter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Never Cry Wolf (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film dramatizes the true story of Farley Mowat, when he was sent to the Canadian tundra area to collect evidence of the grievous harm the wolf population was allegedly doing to the caribou herds. In his struggle to survive in that difficult ...
Style: semi autobiographical, scenic, breathtaking, philosophical, dramatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wilderness, nature, snow, survival, wolf, scientist, mountain, adventure, disney, animals, arctic, camping ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 1930s
Place: alaska, usa, canada
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The Girl in the Fog (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Donato Carrisi, THE GIRL IN THE FOG is a gripping and chilling thriller that brings us to a hazy mountain village where enigmatic Detective Vogel is investigating on the sudden disappearance of fifteen-year-old Anna ...
Style: psychological, realistic, suspense, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: investigation, disappearance, murder, psychiatrist, media, clue, schoolgirl, community, mountain, vanity, girl, teacher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alps, italy
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Cold Prey (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Eirik and his girlfriend, Jannicke, join newly coupled Mikael and Ingunn, along with single wisecracker Morten, on a snowboarding excursion to a remote mountainous region in Norway. When Morten breaks his leg, however, and requires medical ...
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: hotel, survival, mountain, characters killed one by one, psychopath, snow, winter, isolation, sole survivor, captivity, wilderness, weekend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 2000s
Place: norway, europe
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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, captivating, rough, exciting
Plot: mountain, drug addict, friendship, hard labor, catholic priest, love, new life, drug rehab, nun, death, troubled youth, religion ...
Place: alps, france
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Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: captivating, rough, tense, brutal, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, survival, war, soldier, gunfight, terrorism, courage, death, military life, selflessness, squad, swat team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2005
Place: afghanistan, middle east, iraq, usa, israel
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, exciting, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: sword fight, friendship, good versus evil, courage, magical, adventure, army, magic, wizards, sword and sorcery, monster, ancient ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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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, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, adventure, murder, treasure hunt, rivalry, hostage, mountain, killer, survivalist, manhunt, rock climbing ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, montana
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