Rain forest movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rain forest movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic and tense films and TV shows about / with rain forest, jungle, danger, escapades, death, survival, helicopter, rescue, heroes and chase plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rain forest: Flying Virus (2001), FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992), Indio 2 - The Revolt (1991), Medicine Man (1992), The Emerald Forest (1985), The Blue Butterfly (2004), Amazon (1990), Gold (2017), Green Frontier (2019), Jungle (2017).

List of rain forest movies

Flying Virus (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a series of Amazonian Indian attacks on US owned petroleum installation in Brazil, both governments start a secret 'special program'. In fact colonel Ezekial's men use GM killer bees to eradicate the tribes. During an Indian ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, heroic mission, bio weapon, deadly creature, save the day, chaos, escapades, rescue, deadly, journalism, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil, usa, new york, latin america
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FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When a sprite named Crysta shrinks a human boy, Zak, down to her size, he vows to help the magical fairy folk stop a greedy logging company from destroying their home, the pristine rainforest known as FernGully. Zak and his new friends fight to ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: fairy, adventure, good versus evil, environment, imaginary kingdom, magic, in the woods, jungle, ecological disaster, righting the wronged, young lovers, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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Indio 2 - The Revolt (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A corporation building a highway through the rainforest hires a gang of mercenaries to get rid of the local Indians, who don't want the highway built through their lands. The mercenaries resort to murder, massacres and enslavement to rid the ...
Plot: jungle, mercenary, rain forest, indigenous people, tough guy, semiautomatic pistol, jungle warfare, martial arts, m 16, disarming someone, blood splatter, boxing ...
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Medicine Man (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An eccentric scientist working for a large drug company is working on a research project in the Amazon jungle. He sends for a research assistant and a gas chromatograph because he's close to a cure for cancer. When the assistant turns out to be ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, futuristic ...
Plot: jungle, cure, opposites attract, cancer, doctor, medical research, rain forest, love and romance, adventure, romance, reluctant partners, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: latin america, brazil
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FernGully 2: The Magical Rescue (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Pips wants to see more of the outside world. Batty arrives in a panic, announcing that two human poachers are right behind him. Poachers show up with their dogs and promptly capture the three baby animals. Pips and the Beetle Boys volunteer to ...
Style: feel good, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: jungle, rain forest, imaginary kingdom, show tunes, family, adventure, heroes, imaginary, rescue, escapades, danger, babies and infants ...
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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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The Blue Butterfly (2004)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a true story, The Blue Butterfly tells the story of a terminally ill 10-year-old boy whose dream is to catch the most beautiful butterfly on Earth, the mythic and elusive Blue Morpho. His mother persuades a renowned entomologist to take ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, jungle, butterfly, adventure, family life, parents and children, family relations, tragic hero, single parent, child illness, disability, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, latin america, central america, costa rica
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Amazon (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Finland, Brazil, France, Canada, Germany, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Widowed and broke Finnish businessman Kari takes his two teenage daughters with him to Brazil. A bush pilot introduces him to the idea of gold mining in the jungle, but a beautiful and educated local woman warns him about the possible consequences ...
Style: semi serious
Plot: jungle, rain forest, tribe, love affair, heist, destiny, escapades, adventurer, adventure, danger, society, culture clash ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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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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Green Frontier (2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Colombia
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Deep in the Amazon, on the border of Brazil and Colombia, a series of bizarre deaths are investigated by a young female detective, Helena, and her partner, an indigenous policeman named Reynaldo. It becomes clear that the murders are not the biggest ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: female detective, native, jungle, police, police detective, murder investigation, danger, murder, deadly, escapades, rain forest, arson ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: colombia
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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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Absolon (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the near future, a virus has infected everyone on the planet, and Absolon is a drug that everyone must take to stay alive. One corporation controls the drug. Murchison is the leader of this firm. A scientist who was researching the virus is found ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pandemic, disorder, chaos, plague, uncover truth, fighting the system, undercover, danger, life is a bitch, save the world, dishonesty, heroic mission ...
Time: future
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Triple Frontier (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Struggling to make ends meet, former special ops soldiers reunite for a high-stakes heist: stealing $75 million from a South American drug lord.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, greed, drug lord, crimes, ex soldier, friendship, danger, violence, murder, 15 year old, escapades, survival ...
Time: 2010s
Place: colombia, usa, south america, peru, andes mountains ...
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That Man from Rio (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Farce, spy spoof, and adventure. Swarthy thieves ignore jewels to steal an Amazon figurine from the Museum of Man in Paris' Trocadero Palace and kidnap the world's authority on the lost Maltec civilization. Cut to Agnes, the daughter of a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, spy, crimes, nothing goes right, daring rescue, cons and scams, danger, escapades, romance, disorder, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, paris france
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Paradise War: The Story of Bruno Manser (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Switzerland, Austria
Duration: 142 min.
Story: 1984: Searching for an experience that goes deeper than the superficiality of modern civilization, Bruno Manser travels into the jungles of Borneo and finds it with the nomadic Penan tribe. It is an encounter that changes his life forever. When the ...
Plot: rain forest, deforestation, swiss, tribe, environment, courage, jungle, environmental activist
Time: year 1987, year 1991, year 1984, year 1988, year 1999
Place: switzerland, munich germany
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The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK, South Africa
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle ...
Style: touching, colourful, epic, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lion, animals, wilderness, father son relationship, talking animals, prince, dangerous animal, survival, destiny, rescue, family, uncle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
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1898. Our Last Men in the Philippines (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Spanish troops in the Philippines Have to fight for their lives as they are forgot by the Spanish Empire
Plot: church, siege, war, desertion, machete, disease, drug, singing, fruit, drawing, knife, mutilation ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era
Place: spain, the philippines, usa, asia, southeast asia ...
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The Riddle of the Stinson (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1937, a routine passenger and mail flight crashes during bad weather on a flight between Brisbane and Sydney. A local bushman begins a search, and finds the wreckage and two survivors ten days after the crash. - Written by Chris Hartcher
Plot: air disaster, rescue, birthday, survival, stretcher, storm, airplane, backwoods, search and rescue, wind, newspaper reporter, bad weather ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: australia
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Archipelago (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An architect witness the brutal massacre by the police of an anti-government meeting and escapes to a remote archipelago.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: massacre, archipelago, architect, american indian, police raid, native american, secret police, dying, student, interlinked stories, fleeing, raid ...
Place: santiago chile
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Indio (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A half-breed Marine takes on greedy industrialists in the Amazonian rain forests. Marvelous Marvin proves his ability as a fighter!
Plot: brawl, ex marine, war violence, foot chase, air strike, hand grenade, blood spatter, helicopter, native tribe, grenade launcher, one man army, environmental issue ...
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Double Target (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy, Philippines, India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miles O’Keeffe stars as an ex-military specialist in Vietnam trying to recover his son after learning that his wife has died in a concentration camp. The government considers the child their property since the war is over. There are others ...
Style: cult film, surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: shooting, commando raid, capitalism, security camera, soviet army, minefield, hostile takeover, blood on shirt, jumping off a building, army, mixed martial arts, child in peril ...
Time: 80s
Place: bangkok thailand, vietnam, malaysia, thailand, southeast asia ...
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Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, vietnam war, jungle, survival, torture, danger, soldier, heroes, burned alive, military, one man army, martial arts ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: vietnam, asia, washington d.c.
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Orinoco, New World (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Orinoko: main character in the film. The first part is set during the pre-conquest and is represented as an earthly paradise. A shaman has precognitive visions: go to Columbus and the Catholic missionary in 1498.
Style: allegory, experimental
Plot: jungle, missionary, male nudity, native american, shaman, female nudity, no dialogue, conquering, rain forest
Place: venezuela, latin america
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Killer Fish (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jewel thieves attempt to recover treasure from piranha infested waters. Mistrust and betrayals happen amongst the gang in the quest for gold.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: jewelry, water, betrayal, jewel, piranha, diamond, jewel thief, treasure, dam, heist, animal attack, lake ...
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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All the Way Boys (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The "Trinity" crew makes another modern era film. Plata and Salud are pilots ditching aircraft for insurance money. They wind up crashing for real in the jungles of South America. The plot involves "Mr. Big", who is buying the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, airplane, adventure, fish out of water, treasure hunt, partners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, buddies, danger, odd couple, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, peru
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The Burning Season: The Chico Mendes Story (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a Brazilian rubber tapper who leads his people in protest against government and developers, who want to cut down their part of the rainforest for a new road and ranch land. The rich and the powerful will stop at nothing, ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: political corruption, rebellion, workplace, society, fighting the system, legal, heroes, leadership, politics, state affairs, life is a bitch, corporate crimes ...
Time: 50s, 80s, 20th century, 1950s
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Arachnophobia (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A large spider from the jungles of South America is accidentally transported in a crate with a dead body to America where it mates with a local spider. Soon after, the residents of a small California town disappear as the result of spider bites from ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, macabre, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: creature feature, spider, small town, survival, spiders, expedition, danger, animal horror, exterminator, nobody believes, dangerous animal, coincidence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, south america, venezuela
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Angels and Insects (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Victorian England, wealthy patriarch Sir Harald Alabaster invites an impoverished biologist, William Adamson, into his home. There, William tries to continue his work, but is distracted by Alabaster's seductive daughter, Eugenia. William and ...
Style: stylized, contemplative, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: incest, erection, destructive relationship, family relations, period piece, naturalist, scientist, sex with brother, siblings relations, fall in love, romance, love and romance ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe
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Amazon (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On an observatory set high on a mountain, astronomers make a stunning discovery somewhere out in the galaxy. A flying object in the depths of the cosmos is showing signs of life, emitting an intelligent signal. The UFO has just landed on Earth ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, entertaining
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: benign alien, jungle, village, astronomer, adventure, escapades, danger, race against time, criminal heroes, redemption, rescue, girl ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, cuba, patagonia, venezuela ...
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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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