Amazon rainforest movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant amazon rainforest movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, melancholic and unusual plot structure films and TV shows about / with amazon rainforest, amazon, jungle, danger, rain forest, river, storytelling, culture clash, catastrophe and adventure plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Brazil and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as amazon rainforest: Cannibal Holocaust (1980), Jungle (2017), The Green Inferno (2013), Amazon Jail (1982), Gold (2017), Embrace of the Serpent (2015), The Emerald Forest (1985), Lea to the Rescue (2016), Where the River Runs Black (1986), Fitzcarraldo (1982).

List of amazon rainforest movies

Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.
Style: brutal, banned film, disturbing, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibalism, amazon rainforest, torture, jungle, missing person, film within a film, atrocity, insanity, gory, survival, violence spree, brutality ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south america, latin america, usa, new york
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Jungle (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, Colombia, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mysterious guide escorts an enthusiastic adventurer and his friend into the Amazon jungle, but their journey turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wild force them to fight for ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: jungle, survival, adventurer, river, amazon rainforest, raft, alone, israeli, rescue, ends with biographical notes, hallucination, survivor ...
Time: 20th century
Place: bolivia, south america
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The Green Inferno (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of student activists travel from New York City to the Amazon to save the rainforest. However, once they arrive in this vast green landscape, they soon discover that they are not alone… and that no good deed goes unpunished.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bloody, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibal, torture, survival, violence, amazon rainforest, brutality, gory, cannibalism, confined, extreme violence, escape attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, chile, new york ...
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Amazon Jail (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young women in the Amazon are kidnapped by a ring of devil-worshipers, who plan to sell them as sex slaves. Some of the women escape, but are pursued into the jungle by their captors. The women must band together to turn the tables on their ...
Style: suspense, tense, erotic
Plot: women in prison, sex slavery, sexual humiliation, devil worship, amazon rainforest, violence against women, lesbian interest, lesbianism, sexploitation, women's prison, survival, sex slave ...
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Gold (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Spanish soldiers battle indigenous tribes and their own brutal natures as they search for a legendary city built of gold.
Style: unusual plot structure, tense, captivating, exciting, disturbing
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, amazon rainforest, tribe, danger, soldier, friendship, rain forest, society, youth, city, conquistador, love
Time: contemporary
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Embrace of the Serpent (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The epic story of the first contact, encounter, approach, betrayal and, eventually, life-transcending friendship, between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman, last survivor of his people, and two scientists that, over the course of 40 years, travel ...
Style: meditative, melancholic, enigmatic, depressing, fairy tale ...
Plot: shaman, amazon tribe, nature, explorer, cultural difference, wilderness, religion, cult, dream, friendship, existentialism, amazon jungle ...
Place: colombia, latin america, south america, spain
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The Emerald Forest (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For ten years, engineer Bill Markham has searched tirelessly for his son Tommy who disappeared from the edge of the Brazilian rainforest. Miraculously, he finds the boy living among the reclusive Amazon tribe who adopted him. And that's when ...
Style: thought provoking, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: jungle, jaguar, adoption, kidnapping, missing person, cannibalism, tribe, amazon, rain forest, deforestation, adventure, amazon rainforest ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america, india
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Lea to the Rescue (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Born for adventure, Lea Clark heads deep into the Brazilian rainforest, where her most exciting story awaits.
Plot: native tribe, amazon rainforest, family, female director, motorcycle, high heels, child's point of view, kidnapper, mother daughter relationship, hammock, police interrogation, police chase ...
Place: brazil
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Where the River Runs Black (1986)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An orphaned boy who was raised in the Amazon jungle is brought back to civilization by a priest who knows his father.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: jungle, dolphins, feral child, priest, murder, adoption, culture clash, americana, clergy, society, coming of age, legends and myths ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, south america, latin america
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Fitzcarraldo (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: West Germany, Peru
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Fitzcarraldo, a dreamer who plans to bring opera and Enrico Caruso to the South American jungles. With limited funding, he must figure out how to finance the opera house, and ultimately decides to capitalize on South America's rubber ...
Style: tense, stylized, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: jungle, amazon, amazon river, steamship, dreams, boat, escapades, adventure, rain, god or devil, native americans, native ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: peru, latin america, south america, brazil
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The Lost City of Z (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilazation in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.
Style: meditative, suspense, inspirational, exciting, factual ...
Plot: archaeology, expedition, tribe, explorer, journey, jungle, amazon, travel, destiny, mission, colonel, river ...
Time: 1920s, year 1912, 18th century, 1910s, 1900s ...
Place: south america, england, london, ireland, brazil ...
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Primal (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A big-game hunter for zoos who has booked passage on a Greek shipping freighter with a fresh haul of exotic and deadly animals from the Amazon, including a rare white Jaguar - along with a political assassin being extradited to the U.S in secret. ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: war criminal, cargo ship, assassin, wild animal, animal attack, villain, escaped prisoner, extradition, big game hunter, jaguar, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
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The Happy Cricket from the Amazon (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Brazil
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Happy Cricket and his cute, adorable friends will have to defeat the evil Wartlord and rescue Linda, the Night Star. This film celebrates the values of friendship, freedom and the defense of nature.
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, animal life, rescue, family, save the day, imaginary, wish come true, imaginary kingdom, environmentalism, disorder, rivalry, hopes ...
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A Handful of Dust (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The wife's affair and a death in the family hasten the demise of an upper-class English marriage.We see the detritus of an abandoned camp in South America and a main character's hallucination. Then, the story beings. Tony and Brenda Last, ...
Style: clever, gloomy, serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: couples, family problems, social differences, couple relations, love affair, love triangle, death in the family, love and romance, betrayal, crumbling marriage, romance, society ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, london, brazil
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Meet the Applegates (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Giant preying mantis living in a south American jungle decide to move into suburban USA. Disguised as humans, the mantis are planning something.. Could it be connected to dad's job in the power station perhaps ?. One day the daughter mantis ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, hidden identity, danger, nuclear holocaust, disorder, suburban life, family life, small town, terrorism, cons and scams, social decay ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, rio de janeiro
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The Green Wall (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Peru
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young couple forsakes their urban existence for life in the exciting but dangerous Peruvian jungle.
Plot: jungle, baby, swimming, city country contrast, city, parent child relationship, cow, glass, flashback, snake, gambling, bureaucracy ...
Place: peru
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Hans Staden (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Brazil, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the eve of his return to Europe after an extended involuntary stay in 16th-century Brazil, the German sailor Hans Staden is captured by a hostile cannibal Indian tribe. In order to survive he tries to convince the Indians that he is not ...
Plot: captive, gay, held captive, cannibal, ship, amazon rainforest, new world, colonization, latin american history, brazilian history, female nudity, body paint ...
Time: 16th century
Place: brazil
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Shake, Rattle and Roll 9 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This ninth installment in the classic horror series offers up a trio of spine-chillers from the Philippines. In Christmas Tree, a rampaging Christmas tree is out for blood as it terrorizes a family during the holidays; next, in Bangungot, three ...
Plot: asthma, asthma inhaler, cell phone, fire, nightmare, acid, computer, forest, baseball, resort, punk rock, texting ...
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Amazon Forever (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nicholas is a young cinematographer, shooting a documentary about the ancient tribal ritual in an Indian village near the Amazon, where he fell in love with the daughter of a chief, at the same time more and more like the side of the original ...
Plot: environmental issue, loincloth, deforestation, actor, amazon rainforest, logging, lumberjack, native american, male nudity, pubic hair, filmmaker, wrestling ...
Place: brazil
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River of Death (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, South Africa, Israel
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adventurer (Hamilton) decides to go in search of the lost city in the Amazon jungle. A motley crew of other people with reasons of their own decide to join him for the wealth of the lost city. But to their horror they find out that they have bit ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: jungle, adventurer, betrayal, mad scientist, chase, investigation, vengeance, heroic mission, daring rescue, treasure hunt, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, year 1965, 1940s, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: south america, usa
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The Old Man Who Read Love Stories (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, France, Spain, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man is forced to confront a dangerous female jaguar and his own past through the sacrificial killing of the beast he has grown to love.
Style: captivating, serious, touching, exciting
Plot: courage, killing an animal, wilderness, hunter, survival, recluse, talking to an animal, jaguar, talking to self, jungle, amazon tribe, tribe ...
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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, treasure hunt, adventurer, archaeology, treasure, artifact, chase, heroes, russian, good versus evil, race against time ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: latin america, peru, mexico city, nevada, connecticut ...
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End of the Spear (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "End of the Spear" is the story of Mincayani, a Waodani tribesman from the jungles of Ecuador. When five young missionaries, among them Jim Elliot and Nate Saint, are speared to death by the Waodani in 1956, a series of events unfold to ...
Style: emotional, tense, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, murder, battles, family relations, introspection, self discovery, crimes, parents and children, dealing with death, hopes, deadly, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, 1940s, 1950s, 50s
Place: ecuador, new jersey
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Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirre, a ruthless man who ...
Style: tense, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: amazon, expedition, legends and myths, insanity, treasure hunt, gold, obsession, treasure, slavery, adventure, jungle, power struggle ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, spain, andes mountains
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Rio 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary ...
Style: exciting, colourful, funny, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: happy ending, bird, adventure, parrot, jungle, talking animals, family, homecoming, animal life, birds, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil, south america
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