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The list contains the best, new and most relevant wilderness movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic, intense, melancholic and suspense films and TV shows about / with wilderness, survival, danger, escapades, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, runaway, death and adventure plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Australia, Canada and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as wilderness: Into the Wild (2007), The Grey (2011), The Revenant (2015), A Walk in the Woods (2015), Frozen (2010), The Blair Witch Project (1999), The Mountain Between Us (2017), Grizzly Rage (2007), Prey (2007), The Hills Run Red (2009).
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The Revenant
Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, Western
USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Canada
156 min.
 8.0
Up
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
USA
96 min.
 8.3
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Braven
Action, Drama
Canada
94 min.
 6.3
Breaking Barbi
Comedy
USA
90 min.

List of wilderness movies

 8.1
 500K
Into the Wild
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
Style: road movie, philosophical, captivating, melancholic, inspirational ...
Plot: wilderness, self discovery, survival, isolation, adventure, life & death, freedom, introspection, life philosophy, travel, loneliness, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1990, year 1992, year 1991 ...
Place: alaska, usa, cross country, south dakota, washington state ...
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 6.8
 222K
The Grey
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, bad ending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, death, stranded, dangerous animal, wolf, chase, catastrophe, danger, hunting, male camaraderie, eaten alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
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 8.0
 566K
The Revenant
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Canada
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, tense, melancholic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, revenge, vengeance, wilderness, violence, life & death, betrayal, violent, indians, beautiful scenery, old west, native americans ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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A Walk in the Woods
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: humorous, light, road movie, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: adventure, friendship, wilderness, in the woods, hiking, aging, midlife crisis, elderly, road trip, solitude, escapades, beautiful scenery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: usa
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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, sweet, feel good, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: getting home, survival, friendship, adventure, dog, wilderness, pets, family, animals, talking animals, cat, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco, cross country, california
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 6.2
 60K
Frozen
Genre: 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, psychological, disturbing, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, stranded, danger, ski lift, death, wilderness, stupidity, life & death, frostbite, youth, ski resort, sole survivor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Blair Witch Project
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, dark, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, in the woods, witch, danger, supernatural, legend, mysterious place, panic, mystery, friends, videotaping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, 1990s
Place: maryland, usa
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The Mountain Between Us
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: suspense, atmospheric, scenic, surprise ending
Plot: wilderness, survival, mountain, stranger, interracial romance, peril, near death experience, travel, love, rescue, moral dilemma, animal attack ...
Time: 2010s
Place: idaho, utah, manhattan new york city
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 2.6
 1K
Grizzly Rage
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, exciting, semi serious
Plot: grizzly bear, dangerous animal, killer animal, wilderness, survival, adventure, isolation, danger, deadly, forest, on the road, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.7
 7K
Prey
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American family on holiday in Africa becomes lost in a game reserve and stalked by lions.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, rough ...
Plot: survival, dangerous animal, lion, wilderness, animal attack, danger, deadly, family life, poacher, safari, animal life, nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
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The Hills Run Red
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of young horror fans go searching for a film that mysteriously vanished years ago but instead find that the demented killer from the movie is real, and he's thrilled to meet fans who will die gruesomely for his art.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, survival, violence spree, psychopath, wilderness, masked killer, obsessive quest, danger, obsession, torture ...
Time: 80s
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 6.3
 16K
Braven
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A logger defends his family from a group of dangerous drug runners.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, scenic
Plot: danger, drug dealer, family in danger, wilderness, plot twist, home invasion, child in peril, fight to the death, mercilessness, murder, log cabin, cocaine ...
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 5.8
 6K
Zambezia
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Africa
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia" where he discovers the truth about his ...
Style: humorous, exciting, sincere, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: bird, save the day, adventure, animal life, wilderness, teaching the ways of the world, family, danger, heroes, friends, love, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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Forest Warrior
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: John McKenna is a spiritual being who is able to transform into bear, wolf or eagle. He lives in the forests of Tanglewood and has dedicated his life to protect them. One day a gang of evil lumberjacks led by Travis Thorne arrive Tanglewood to chop ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sincere, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, heroic mission, good versus evil, animal life, adventurer, deforestation, environmental issue, ghost, wilderness, rescue, forces of nature, youth ...
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 4.8
 11K
Tarzan
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One of the most classic and revered stories of all time, Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan returns to the big screen for a new generation. Tarzan and Jane face a mercenary army dispatched by the evil CEO of Greystoke Energies, a man who took over ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, scenic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: tarzan, adventure, danger, escapades, jungle, wilderness, teaching the ways of the world, heroes, feral man, uninhibited rivalry, family, rivalry ...
Place: africa
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The Hills Have Eyes
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, harsh, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, cannibalism, desert, gory, blood, violence, brutality, violent, family in danger, danger, stranded, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, mine, southern california
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 6.2
 24K
Rogue
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From the director of Wolf Creek comes this terrifying look at nature's perfect killing machine. When a group of tourists stumble into the remote Australian river territory of an enormous crocodile, the deadly creature traps them on a tiny mud ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, isolation, stranded, gory, dangerous animal, crocodile, island, animal horror, death, animal attack, danger, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 24K
Tracks
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
Style: road movie, scenic, uplifting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: desert, self discovery, survival, journey, beautiful scenery, adventurer, obsessive quest, solitude, wilderness, adventure, camel, dog ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century, year 1975, year 1976 ...
Place: australia, africa
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 5.3
 10K
Desperation
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: small town, mysterious character, curses spells and rituals, evil spirit, family in danger, danger, deadly, sheriff, supernatural, gory, murder, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine, nevada, usa, salt lake city utah, vietnam
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A Perfect Getaway
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For their honeymoon, newlyweds Cliff and Cydney head to the tropical islands of Hawaii. While journeying through the paradisaical countryside the couple encounters Kale and Cleo, two disgruntled hitchhikers and Nick and Gina, two wild but ...
Style: tense, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: survival, murderous pair, manipulation, mystery, escapades, cheating, chase, paranoia, twists & turns, wilderness, surveillance, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
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 7.5
 15K
Red Dog
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the legendary true story of the Red Dog who united a disparate local community while roaming the Australian outback in search of his long lost master.
Style: sentimental, based on true events, uplifting, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, animal life, obsessive quest, friends, human animal relationship, on the road, family, wilderness, ambition, multiple storylines, pets, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: australia, mine
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The Hills Have Eyes
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon ...
Style: scary, brutal, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, brutality, survival, slasher, gory, cannibalism, human monster, torture, stranded, stranded in the desert, wilderness, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: new mexico, usa, mine
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Chernobyl Diaries
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of six tourists looking to go off the beaten path, hire an 'extreme tour guide'. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, bad ending ...
Plot: stranded, tourist, survival, death, mutant, brutality, nuclear power plant, radiation, virus, group of friends, zombie, chase ...
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine, rome italy, paris france
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 8.3
 793K
Up
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives ...
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, family, loneliness, aging, unlikely friendships, follow your dream, imagination, waterfall, dreams, dog, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america, mount everest, venezuela
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 7.6
 311K
127 Hours
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
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: uplifting, psychological, suspense, inspirational, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, isolation, human spirit, life & death, trapped, loneliness, life philosophy, wilderness, climbing, adventure, desert, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: utah, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
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 5.4
 3K
Devil's Pond
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What starts out as a romantic honeymoon on a deserted island turns into a horrible nightmare as Julianne discovers that her new husband is psychotic...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Plot: couple relations, woman in danger, island, mind game, rescue, vengeance, isolation, psychopath, honeymoon, confined, danger, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
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Romancing the Stone
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, romance, stranded, opposites attract, danger, escapades, unlikely couple, secrets, survival, chase, travel ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, central america
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 6.3
 59K
Dead Snow
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eight medical students on a ski trip to Norway discover that Hitler's horrors live on when they come face to face with a battalion of zombie Nazi soldiers intent on devouring anyone unfortunate enough to wander into the remote mountains where ...
Style: dark humor, scary, humorous, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, nazi, cult, parody, brutality, best friends, vengeance, wartime, wilderness, torture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, europe, medical school
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 6.8
 34K
The Hunter
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by an anonymous biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger.
Style: tense, atmospheric, psychological, stylized, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, obsessive quest, mercenary, hunting, danger, greed, secrets, twists & turns, loneliness, mystery, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, paris france
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 7.1
 105K
Wild
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: emotional, touching, uplifting, serious, reflective ...
Plot: wilderness, redemption, self discovery, addiction, memory, mother daughter relationship, cancer, desert, drugs, drug addiction, on the road, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: california, usa, cross country, portland oregon
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