Trapper movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant trapper movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric, exciting, scenic and harsh films and TV shows about / with trapper, danger, escapades, adventure, wilderness, violence, native american, blood, rivalry and chase plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and Western genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
trapper movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as trapper: Man in the Wilderness (1971), Rampage (1963), Eagle's Wing (1979), The Bear (1988), Revolution (1985), The Scalphunters (1968), Dersu Uzala (1975), The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018), Empress Vampire (2012), The Revenant (2015).

List of trapper movies

Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilization and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, adventure, bear attack, trapper, native american, revenge, expedition, bear, rabbit, boat, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 1820s, 1800s
Place: usa
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Rampage (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A German zoo hires two hunters to catch a rare breed of panther in Malaysia. The girlfriend of one of the hunters accompanies them on their hunt.
Style: serious
Plot: jungle, zoo, trapper, love triangle, adventure, dangerous animal, danger, escapades, infidelity, animal life, couples, caged animal ...
Time: 60s
Place: malaysia, asia, germany, west germany
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Eagle's Wing (1979)
Genre: Western
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two men, an aging Native American and a ne'er-do-well trapper from North America, race to claim the stallion Eagle's Wing in antebellum Mexico, meeting marauded stagecoach travelers and garrisoned Mexicans along the way.
Style: semi serious
Plot: kidnapping, whiskey, trapper, deserter, horse thief, scorpion, indian attack, rescue, old west, violence, wilderness, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1830s
Place: england, europe
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The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
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, captivating, sentimental, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, survival, friendship, adventure, family, animal life, on the run, nature, escapades, youth, rescue, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
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Revolution (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find his son, and eventually becomes convinced that he must take ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic
Plot: war, soldier, daring rescue, trapper, british army, chase, native american, independence, rebel, rebelliousness, parents and children, adventure ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: new york, usa
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The Scalphunters (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Trapper Joe is on his way to the town with all of his gain of hides of the last winter. However a group of Indians stops him and takes all of his hides, leaving him the escaped slave Joseph instead. But Joe has no use for Joseph and is determined to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, chase, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, slavery, trapper, anti heroes, buddies, fugitives, gang, lone wolves, on the run ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, mexico, latin america
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Dersu Uzala (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Japan, Ukraine
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.
Style: atmospheric, epic, stylized, serious, touching ...
Plot: friendship, human spirit, survival, wilderness, nature, tiger, russian soldier, culture clash, adventure, map, exploration, trapper ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 19th century
Place: russia, siberia, japan, tokyo
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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An anthology film weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War.
Plot: cowboy, prostitute, parody, wagon train, bank robbery, stagecoach, american indian, singing cowboy, anthology, arizona territory, comanche indian, trapper ...
Place: arizona, new mexico, oregon
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Empress Vampire (2012)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a series of murders occur, two vampire hunters and some FBI agents hunt down the empress vampire who caused the mayhem.
Plot: vampire, strip poker, widower, human skull, pistol, asian, fully clothed sex, clairvoyant, blood drinking, trapper, entrails, ritual ...
Place: ancient china, romania
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, violence, revenge, betrayal, old west, native american, manhunt, native americans, lone hero, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in one-to-one combat on the early frontier.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, epic, realistic, serious ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, adventure, lone wolves, snow, cabin, rocky mountains, mountain man, interracial relations, vengeance, respect, native americans ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
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The Legend of Boggy Creek (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentary-style drama based on true accounts of the Fouke Monster in Arkansas. It focuses on the lives of back country people and their culture while detailing certain sightings of the monster. This title was a drive-in B movie favorite for ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, offbeat, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bigfoot, deadly, small town, deadly creature, cryptozoology, legends and myths, in the woods, small town life, mystery, americana, danger, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: arkansas, usa
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Bring 'Em Back Alive (1982)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Bring 'Em Back Alive is an adventure television series starring Bruce Boxleitner, Cindy Morgan and Ron O'Neal. The series was shown in the United States from September 1982 to May 1983. Set in Singapore, it was one of several shows like ...
Style: wild
Plot: jungle, wild animal, smuggler, hotel manager, sultan, adventurer, love interest, spy, world war two, trapper, imperial japan, animal lover
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: southeast asia, asia, singapore
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Eyes of Fire (1983)
Genre: Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A preacher is accused of adultery and he and his followers are chased out of town and become stranded in an isolated forest which is haunted by the spirits of long dead Native Americans.
Style: serious, bleak, emotional, suspenseful, tense
Plot: wilderness, native american, witchcraft, folklore, forest, tree, ghost, on the run, chases and races, in the woods, polygamy, cheating wife ...
Time: 18th century
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Death Hunt (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Canada 1931: The unsociable trapper Johnson lives for himself in the ice-cold mountains near the Yukon river. During a visit in the town he witnesses a dog-fight. He interrupts the game and buys one of the dogs - almost dead already - for $200 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, survival, manhunt, false accusation, danger, chase, on the run, against the odds, adventure, lone wolves, crime, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: canada, alaska, louisiana
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To Catch a Yeti (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Big Jake's after Bigfoot in the Big Apple. It's the biggest chase this town has ever seen.
Plot: yeti, bigfoot, rich, skateboarding, sasquatch, trapper, sidekick, snow, airport, shotgun, kidnapping, electrocution
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When the Light Comes (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Norway
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman spends an adventurous winter with a trapper on Spitsbergen.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, island, romance, social differences, fish out of water, love and romance, couples, unlikely couple, survival, friendship, culture clash, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: norway, europe
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Ever Since the World Ended (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Twelve years ago, a plague swept through, wiping out most of the population; in San Francisco, only 186 people remain. Two of them use jury-rigged batteries to power a camera and make a documentary. We see a variety of approaches to survival, from ...
Style: bleak, serious, thought provoking, tense, sincere
Plot: survival, apocalypse, future dystopia, wilderness, escapades, society, chaos, life is a bitch, introspection, chaos and mayhem, filmmaking, danger ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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Grayeagle (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Cheyenne warrior, who goes by the name Grayeagle, kidnaps the daughter of a grizzled frontier man John Colter who goes on an epic search for his daughter Beth, aided by a friendly native...
Style: serious, atmospheric, emotional, realistic, sincere
Plot: kidnapping, prostitute, native american, adventure, missing person, crimes, opposites attract, rescue, parents and children, social differences, society, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 19th century
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The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Wilderness Family now face terrifying times in fierce winter storms, an avalanche, and being attacked by a ferocious pack of hungry wolves. Watch as America's favorite family stands strong together to prove that the best things in life are ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, winter, survival, adventure, family, parents and children, family in danger, family life, danger, escapades, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Centennial (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 256 min.
Story: The economic and cultural growth of Colorado spanning two centuries from the mid-1700s to the late-1970s.
Style: epic, captivating, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: wilderness, family in danger, interracial relations, americana, adventure, dishonesty, society, immigrants, rebelliousness, political corruption, revolution, battles ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 70s, 1790s, 1820s ...
Place: colorado, usa, st. louis missouri
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Creature from Black Lake (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two men exploring the Louisiana swamps run into a Bigfoot-type creature.
Plot: bigfoot, underwater, lake, monster, swamp, hillbilly, search, road trip, student, sasquatch, small town, giant animal ...
Place: louisiana
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Winnetou and Old Firehand (1966)
Genre: Western, Adventure
Country: West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Firehand and his Apache friend Winnetou are determined to get justice for the murder of four young braves. They set off to track down the gang responsible for the horrendous act.
Plot: native american, gang war, prison, lovers reunited, apache tribe, father son reunion, punched in the face, horse riding, kiss, falling down a hill, shot with an arrow, bell ringing ...
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True Grit (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, track down, bounty hunter, partners, adventure, tough heroes, revenge, murder, vengeance, chase, teenage girl ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: arkansas, usa, texas, oklahoma, california
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Nikki, Wild Dog of the North (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A family film about Nikki, a half-wolf, half-dog raised in the Yukon during the gold rush era. After being separated from her master, Nikki must fend for herself amidst bears, the harsh Yukon weather, and a trapper who wants her skin.
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, canadian, adventure, adventurer, family, young heroes, daring rescue, survival, treasure hunt, forces of nature, danger, escapades ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
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Ladyhawke (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, fairy tale, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: bishop, good versus evil, rescue, romance, adventure, true love, chase, transformation, magic, curse, solar eclipse, human becomes animal ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: dungeon, europe, france
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How the West Was Won (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, realistic, breathtaking ...
Plot: native american, settler, outlaw, river, frontier, adventure, small town, family, wilderness, attempted murder, gold, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1880s, 1860s, 1870s ...
Place: california, arizona, missouri, ohio, usa ...
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Hatari! (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos. Will the arrival of a female wildlife photographer change their ways?
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: chase, safari, elephant, giraffe, adventure, dangerous animal, romance, fall in love, adventurer, dangerous, animal life, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa, california
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Grey Owl (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Western
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Archie Grey Owl is a trapper in Canada in the early 1930s when a young Iroquois woman from town asks him to teach her Indian ways. They live in the woods, where she is appalled at how trapped animals die. She adopts two orphaned beaver kits and ...
Style: touching, serious, clever, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: native american, adoption, human nature, artists and showbiz, love and romance, society, couples, disorder, americana, opposites attract, social differences, celebrity culture ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: canada, england, europe, mexico, montreal
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The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. However, they are put to the test when they encounter a real magical curse ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, light, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: supernatural, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, adventure, witch, village, dark fantasy, danger, magic, kidnapping, cons and scams, transformation ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s, 1790s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, dungeon, frankfurt germany
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