Nature movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant nature movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, serious, psychological, feel good and semi serious films and TV shows about / with nature, wilderness, escapades, danger, death, family, adventure, male nudity, forest and coming of age plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Family genres shot in France, USA, Japan and other countries.
nature movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as nature: Mushi-Shi (2005), Amazonia (2013), Wildlike (2014), La Belle verte (1996), Backcountry (2014), Wonders of the Monsoon (2014), In the Forests of Siberia (2016), Heartstone (2016), Animal Atlas (2004), Still the Water (2014).

List of nature movies

Mushi-Shi (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: They are neither plants nor animals. They differ from other forms of life such as the micro-organisms and the fungi. Instead they resemble the primeval body of life and are generally known as "Mushi". Their existence and appearance are ...
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Plot: nature, legends and myths, mysterious character, supernatural, adventure, ghost, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, supernatural ability, japanese mythology, earth ...
Place: japan
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Amazonia (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Brazil
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Amazonia is an adventure in 3D inside the largest rainforest on the planet: the Amazon rainforest. Chestnut is a Capuchin monkey domesticated who survives a plane crash and finds himself alone in the dense forest. The monkey needs to learn to live ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, jungle, nature, monkey, danger, animal life, survival, adventure, deadly, hopes, family, predator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
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Wildlike (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Mackenzie is sent to live with her uncle in Juneau when her mother can’t care for her anymore. The living situation quickly takes a turn for the worse, and she runs away to rejoin her mother in Seattle. While on her dangerous ...
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: nature, runaway teen, camping, wilderness, grief, uncle niece relationship, road trip, runaway, camping trip, solitude, introspection, travel ...
Place: alaska, usa
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La Belle verte (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: As part of an intergalactic coalition, a well-meaning space alien volunteers to bring a message of self-actualization and harmony with nature to the one planet rejected by all her peers as incorrigible: Earth.
Style: thought provoking, humorous, captivating, light, contemplative ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: utopia, human nature, spirituality, society, nature, family, ecology, space and aliens, environmental issue, peaceful mission, nothing goes right, alien encounter ...
Place: europe, paris france
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Backcountry (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple on a deep-wilderness hike become hopelessly lost within an aggressive black bear's territory.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, intense, road movie ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, in the woods, dangerous animal, bear attack, danger, bear, nature, camping, lost, couple relations, wilderness, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada
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Wonders of the Monsoon (2014)
Genre: Documentary
TV show
Story: The wildlife and cultures of southern Asia have been shaped by one of the greatest phenomena on Earth: the mighty monsoon winds that sweep across this vast region, turning drought into deluge. All life – human and animal – is dominated by this ...
Style: nature documentary, serious, captivating, stylized, realistic
Plot: nature, animal life, world spanning, escapades, forces of nature, dangerous animal
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cambodia, australia, india, himalaya, bangladesh
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In the Forests of Siberia (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fed up with the hectic, senseless world he lives in, Teddy decides to settle down alone in Siberia, in the midst of winter, in a hut by the shore of Lake Baikal. After an initial period of elation in front of the splendor and magic of unspoiled ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: solitude, nature, loneliness, friendship, food, rescue, hunting, animal trap, saving a life, poacher, lake, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: siberia
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Heartstone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his best friend. When summer ends and the harsh nature of ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, psychological, epic
Audience: kids
Plot: bed wetting, gay teenager, friendship, gay, first love, unrequited love, lgbt teen, teenage boy, lgbt, teenager, nature, coming of age ...
Place: iceland
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Animal Atlas (2004)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Animal Atlas is produced by Longneedle Entertainment, LLC, a subsidiary of Bellum Entertainment Group. Animal Atlas is a 30-minute educational wildlife show that "takes children on a tour of discovery, uncovering the secrets of how animals live ...
Style: educational, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: nature, animal life, jungle, wilderness, family, wildlife, zoo, conservation, planet, animal, children, pets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, africa
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Still the Water (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Taking place during the full-moon night of traditional dances in August and set on the Japanese island of Amami-Oshima, the drama centers on a 14-year-old boy who finds a dead body floating in the sea. The young man enlists the help of his ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, serious, sincere, light ...
Plot: teenage love, nature, island, teenage life, youth, mystery, investigation, crimes, love, young love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, swimming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
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Born in China (2016)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Venturing into the wilds of China, "Born in China" captures intimate moments with a panda bear and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister, and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs.
Plot: panda, nature, animals, birth, wildlife, wild animal, leopard, vulture, monkey, animal, mountain, summer ...
Place: china
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Minuscule (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 5 min.
TV show
Story: Minuscule—the private life of insects is a French-made series of short video animations giving "a bird's eye view of insects' day to day existence, distorted through a burlesque, yet poetic lens". The characters are ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nature, animal life, everyday life, escapades, real world, danger, insect, dangerous animal, prank, family, heroes, computer animation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive.
Style: scenic, humorous, touching, colourful, funny ...
Plot: hunting, wilderness, nature, countryside, childhood, adoption, boy, escape, forest, social worker, juvenile delinquent, sarcasm ...
Place: new zealand
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Prey (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American family on holiday in Africa becomes lost in a game reserve and stalked by lions.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, dangerous animal, survival, family relations, animal attack, danger, lion, animal life, family life, car accident, nature, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
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Wild Kratts (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of Chris and Martin Kratt as they encounter incredible wild animals, combining science education with fun and adventure as the duo travels to animal habitats around the globe.
Style: educational, serious, clever, captivating
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: nature, teaching the ways of the world, youth, inventions and discoveries, animal life, animals, teamwork, science, technology, animal, supernatural power, snake ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Mirror (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, psychological, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, nature, countryside, poetry, memory, human nature, family life, stream of consciousness, existentialism, childhood, haunted by the past, hypnosis ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 60s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: russia, europe, ussr, soviet union, moscow russia ...
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Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a peaceful little clearing, the remains of a hastily abandoned picnic sparks a battle between two tribes of ants. A bold young ladybug finds himself caught in the middle. He befriends the leader of the black ants, Mandible, and helps him save the ...
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ant, fictional war, picnic, nature, adventure, wilderness, animal life, rivalry, family, escapades, ladybug, bug ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Ronja the Robber's Daughter (2014)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ronja is the only daughter of Mattis, a bandit leader who lives in a castle in the middle of a large forest. When Ronja grows old enough, she ventures into the forest to interact the strange and magical creatures that live there. She learns to live ...
Style: modern fairy tale, contemplative, captivating, tense, touching
Plot: forest, nature, family feud, strong female character, boy girl friendship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, bandit, boy, girl, fortress, female protagonist ...
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Lions (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Netherlands, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Deep in the forest a group of five friends wander around like a lion herd. Lost in their word games, they play and seduce each other while going back and forth into adulthood territory, in a desperate search to avoid their already written story.
Style: gothic, experimental, allegory, apocalyptic
Audience: teens
Plot: nature, forest, friends, following someone, wilderness, holiday horror, apocalypse, confusion, adolescence, walking, pain, hopelessness ...
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With the Nose in the Stream (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A televsion reporter tasked with making a feature about Jean Jacques Rousseau's upcoming 300th birthday uses a local Swiss boy with a remarkable knowledge about the philosopher as her angle for the feature. She then brings in a local professor ...
Style: touching, captivating, sentimental, sincere
Plot: professor, tv reporter, nature, child prodigy, philosophy, prodigy, only child, tv show, 12 year old, boy, married couple, little boy ...
Place: geneva switzerland, switzerland
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White Water Summer (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the experienced guide Vic accompanies the city boy Alan and his three friends on their first wilderness experience, he not only hope to teach the four boys lessons about the wilderness, but about themselves. Vic pushes them to the limit. Soon ...
Style: sincere, exciting, suspenseful, intense, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: friendship, survival, wilderness, coming of age, danger, youth, river, adventure, nature, teaching the ways of the world, lake or river, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, california, new jersey
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Land and Shade (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, France, Netherlands, Chile, Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Alfonso is an old farmer who has returned home to tend to his son, who is gravely ill. He rediscovers his old house, where the woman who was once his wife still lives, with his daughter-in-law and grandson. The landscape that awaits him resembles a ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, disturbing, suspense
Plot: family, nature, society, grandfather grandson relationship, dying, peasant, poverty, terminal illness, ecology, life & death, ashes, sugarcane ...
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My Best Friend (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lorenzo is a teenager who lives in Patagonia. One day his family receives in his house to Caíto, the son of some friends who are going through a serious family situation and can not take care of him. He is a complicated kid and has difficulty ...
Style: tragicomedy, romantic, enigmatic, semi serious, sexy
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, teen angst, teenage sex, teenage boy, teenage love, youth, nature, coming of age, teenager, coming out ...
Place: argentina
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Wild (2014)
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: meditative, uplifting, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: wilderness, self discovery, cheating on husband, human spirit, hiking, journey, redemption, loneliness, adultery, introspection, on the road, nature ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: usa, portland oregon, california, mojave desert
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White Tuft, the Little Beaver (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: White Tuft is a small beaver who lives in the north of Canada; It is a dangerous place so in his adventure he would have to recognice his friends and his enemies.
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: wilderness, family, escapades, nature, animal life, in the woods, danger, fight, beaver, falling, fire, father figure
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, animals, wilderness, survival, friendship, animal life, family, heroic mission, on the run, rescue, escapades, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
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The Snow Walker (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A bush pilot in nothern Canada who with the aid of modernity thinks he can handle it all & knows it all. After reluctantly agreeing to transport a local indian girl to a medical facility his light plane crashes & they have to survive whilst ...
Style: serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic, compassionate ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, airplane, human spirit, friendship, adventure, friends, mountain, danger, escapades, hopes, stranded ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953, 1950s
Place: canada
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Minuscule 2: Mandibles From Far Away (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Guadeloupe, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the conditioning unit of a small chestnut can factory in a quiet little country village as winter slowly settles, a young ladybug gets trapped by accident in a cardboard box shipped to the Caribbean. His parent sets off for the paradise ...
Plot: ladybug, nature, rescue, praying mantis, spider, ant, caterpillar, dog, crab, insect, exotic island, female director ...
Place: caribbean
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Embrace of the Serpent (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, 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, amazon river, nature, amazon jungle, cultural difference, explorer, wilderness, amazon rainforest, cult, religion, dream ...
Place: colombia, latin america, south america, spain
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Out of Nature (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Out of Nature is a journey inside Martins head. A family father in his 30s living in a small town of Norway. He feels alienated in his own life and longs to get away. Away from his job, away from his family, into the woods, up to the mountains. ...
Style: contemplative, semi serious, psychological, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: hiking, self discovery, introspection, mountain, nature, midlife crisis, existentialism, imagination, estrangement, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), erection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway, eastern europe
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