Mountain man movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mountain man movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, feel good and touching films and TV shows about / with mountain man, danger, chase, escapades, survival, native american, wilderness, forest, murder and adventure plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and Western genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mountain man: The Mountain Men (1980), Grizzly Mountain (1996), Jeremiah Johnson (1972), Buster's Mal Heart (2016), Wood Job! (2014), Man in the Wilderness (1971), Abducted II: The Reunion (1995), Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort (2014), Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines (2012), Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead (2009).

List of mountain man movies

The Mountain Men (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story concerns two grizzled mountain men -- Bill Tyler and Henry Frapp -- during the dying days of the fur-trapping era. The plot begins when Running Moon runs away from her abusive husband Heavy Eagle and comes across the two seedy fur ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain man, heroes, wilderness, battles, native american, frontier, frontier justice, vigilantism, mountain, treasure hunt, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: usa
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Grizzly Mountain (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Present-day Portland suburbs kids Dylan and Nicole go on the camping trip with their family, and when they enter a mysterious cave in the mountains, they're transported back in time to 1870, where they meet mountain man Jeremiah.
Style: entertaining, sincere, captivating, feel good
Plot: time travel, grizzly bear, mountain man, native american white relationships, wilderness, gold, racial prejudice, adventure, bear, american indian, girl, hawk ...
Time: 1870s, 90s, 1990s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: oregon, portland oregon
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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: realistic, atmospheric, serious, meditative, factual ...
Plot: wilderness, native americans, survival, native, adventure, hunting, rocky mountains, interracial relations, respect, mountain man, lone wolves, massacre ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
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Buster's Mal Heart (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An eccentric mountain man on the run from the local sheriff recalls the mysterious events that brought him to his present fugitive state.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, realistic, psychological thriller, melancholic ...
Plot: mountain man, runaway, shower, bathtub, social activism, male protagonist, pursuit, mysterious character, conspiracy theory, workplace, talking to self, introvert ...
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 7.5
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Wood Job! (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A bittersweet coming-of-age film based on a novel dealing with forestry. Yuki Hirano wants to live an easy life, like working a part-time job after his high school graduation. But, after his high school graduation, Yuki hears from his homeroom ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, contemplative
Plot: forest, high school prom, coming of age, village, mountain man, japanese girl, festival, tree, timber, horny, redneck, high school graduation ...
Place: japan
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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, tense, rough, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: wilderness, native american, bear attack, adventure, survival, vengeance, forces of nature, isolation, danger, lone wolves, wounded, loner ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1800s, 1820s
Place: usa
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Abducted II: The Reunion (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: kidnapping, camping, backwoods, mountain man, helicopter, topless, female nudity, murder
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Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sudden and mysterious inheritance brings Danny and his friends to Hobb Springs, a forgotten resort deep in the West Virginia hills. Hobb Springs is being looked after under the watchful care of Jackson and Sally, a socially awkward couple who ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibal, psychopath, mutant, in the woods, danger, survival, isolation, sexual content, deadly, confined, escapades, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, west virginia
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Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A small West Virginia town is hosting the legendary Mountain Man Festival on Halloween, where throngs of costumed party goers gather for a wild night of music and mischief. But an inbred family of hillbilly cannibals kill the fun when they trick and ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police officer, cannibal, small town, halloween, psychopath, isolation, violence spree, profanity, danger, chases and races, escapades, off the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: west virginia, usa
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Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Follows a group of friends that decide to go snowmobiling during their winter break. They make a "wrong turn", getting lost in a storm.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibal, murder, strong violent content, survival, danger, psychopath, escapades, chase, deadly, gory, peeping tom, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: west virginia, usa
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Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of people find themselves trapped in the backwoods of West Virginia, fighting for their lives against a group of vicious and horribly disfigured inbred cannibals.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibal, hillbilly, supernatural, chase, mutant, survival, forest, sheriff, psychopath, deadly, in the woods, reformatory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: west virginia, usa
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Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Retired military commander Colonel Dale Murphy hosts the simulated post-apocalyptic reality show where participants are challenged to survive a remote West Virginia wasteland. But the show turns into a nightmarish showdown when each realizes they ...
Style: slasher, scary, bloody, brutal, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, survival, danger, cannibalism, tv show, violence, murder, chase, trap, childbirth, axe, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: west virginia, usa
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Radioflash (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a nuclear device causes an electromagnetic pulse that kills power to more than 200 million people, a teenage girl must help lead her family to survival in a dark new world.
Style: thought provoking, futuristic, dark, serious, apocalyptic ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, end of the world, female protagonist, post apocalypse, father daughter relationship, trip, distopia, car accident, darkness, trick, technology ...
Time: future
Place: america, idaho
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Against a Crooked Sky (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The eldest daughter of a pioneer family is kidnapped by a mysterious Indian tribe and the eldest son pursues. In order to win back his sister's freedom, he must sacrifice his own life by passing the test of "Crooked Sky" and shield ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, obsessive quest, rivalry, confined, heroes, culture clash, missing person, old west, track down, siblings relations, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
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 5.6
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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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere, emotional
Plot: kidnapping, kidnapped woman, native american attack, crimes, adventure, society, opposites attract, prostitute, rescue, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 19th century
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Escape to Grizzly Mountain (2000)
Genre: Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jimmy, a young boy trying to gain acceptance from his peers, is horrified when he sees a circus trainer abusing a bear cub. One of the circus employees tells Jimmy that there is a magic cave in the hills nearby that can transport people to another ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good, surprise ending
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, wilderness, circus, grizzly bear, adventure, rescue, young heroes, heroes, survival, danger, hopes, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 19th century
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 5.7
 410
Winterhawk (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Smallpox plagues Chief Winterhawk's tribe. He seeks cure from the white men, who in turn, in fear of getting the smallpox, kill two of his companions. Winterhawk comes back to kidnap a girl and her brother from the white men's settlement, ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, opposites attract, danger, crimes, adventure, society, rescue, rivalry, deadly, hostage, confined, hostages ...
Time: 19th century
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The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Outlaw and self-appointed lawmaker, Judge Roy Bean, rules over an empty stretch of the West that gradually grows, under his iron fist, into a thriving town, while dispensing his his own quirky brand of frontier justice upon strangers passing by.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, satirical, tense ...
Plot: outlaw, criminal, hanging, lawyer, judge, vengeance, vigilantism, starting over, society, gunfight, justice, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, united states, san antonio texas, new jersey ...
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The Hunted (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Insurance investigator Samantha Clark goes deep into a Pacific Northwest forest to retrieve $12 million from a crashed airplane. While there she meets a mysterious mountain man who claims he can help her hunt down the money but instead he ends up ...
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: mountain man, human prey, revolver, on the run, survivalist, pacific northwest, female protagonist, heroine, woman in danger, most dangerous game, psychopath, air disaster ...
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Song of the Loon (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A mystical love story... combining elements of Hudson's "Green Mansions" and the works of Jean Genet. Unique, inimitable and wholly unforgettable!
Plot: gay erotica, american indian, campfire, native american, free love, male nudity, gay sex, homoeroticism, gay relationship, sex, gay kiss, canoe ...
Time: 1870s, 1800s, 19th century
Place: california
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 6.1
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Sacred Ground (1983)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: SACRED GROUND tells the fact-based story of a mountain man and his Indian wife who happen upon a partially built cabin and finish it for their own home, not realizing that they occupy a sacred burial ground. A Paiute burial party clashes with the ...
Plot: grizzly bear, cemetery, burial ground, native american, fort, fashion, indian burial ground, witch doctor, snow, river battle, cabin, mountain man ...
Place: oregon
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Dead Woman's Hollow (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Appalachia, blood always runs to the hollow.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, disturbing, scary, unusual plot structure
Plot: true crime, lgbt, psychopath, serial killer, hunted, female student, human prey, lesbian, sexist, lesbianism, nudity (full frontal - brief), left for dead ...
Place: pennsylvania
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 5.1
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Leather (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Birch, a young man living in the Catskill Mountains, reunites with his childhood friend from the city, Andrew.
Plot: gay, childhood friend, beard, male nudity, father son relationship, mountain man, gay sex, skinny dipping, pubic hair, gay relationship
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Songcatcher (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being denied a promotion at the university where she teaches, Doctor Lily Penleric, a brilliant musicologist, impulsively visits her sister, who runs a struggling rural school in Appalachia. There she stumbles upon the discovery of her life - ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, emotional, lyrical ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, social differences, fish out of water, human nature, isolation, sister sister relationship, arson, murder, mountain ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: appalachia, scotland, england, spain, ireland
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 7.7
 17K
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, wilderness, animals, survival, friendship, dog, animal life, family, heroic mission, escapades, youth, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
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Napoleon and Samantha (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two young children, who, rather than part with an old pet lion who was once a circus performer, go on a perilous mountain trek to stay with a recluse friend.
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, heroes, aging, orphan, young heroes, hopes, child in peril, wilderness, family life, adoption, friendship, family ...
Time: 70s
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Last of the Dogmen (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A Montana bounty hunter is sent into the wilderness to track three escaped prisoners. Instead he sees something that puzzles him. Later with a female Native Indian history professor, he returns to find some answers.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain, bounty hunter, native american tribe, forest, native american reservation, serial killer, chases and races, danger, escapades, opposites attract, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
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Junior Bonner (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: McQueen is Junior Bonner, an aging rodeo champ who returns to his home town to participate in the annual rodeo. He finds his family estranged, does what he can to help, and then moves on ... after some good rodeo riding and a few brawls.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: bar fight, family relations, jeep, womanizer, brother in law sister in law relationship, redemption, truck, bittersweet, hopes, old west, parents and children, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: arizona, usa, california, nevada, tucson arizona ...
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Into the West (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 552 min.
TV show
Story: Steven Spielberg executive produced this TNT miniseries about American Westward expansion during the 19th century. Told from both the perspective of the white Wheeler family and the Native American Lakota tribe, the 12-hour epic follows the clans as ...
Style: epic, sincere, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: native american, old west, native american white relationships, native americans, native american attack, tribe, indian war, american indian, friendship, interracial relations, injustice, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: south dakota
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Cry in the Wild: The Taking of Peggy Ann (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: True story of a young woman's abduction by a deranged loner that led to the largest manhunt in the history of Pennsylvania.
Plot: missing child, manhunt, loner, abduction, revolver, teenage girl, wilderness, held captive, held at gunpoint, police investigation, loneliness, pump action shotgun ...
Place: pennsylvania
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