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 realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric and melancholic films and TV shows about / with mountain man, wilderness, adventure, escapades, native american, heroes, rifle, murder, danger and survival plots mostly in Drama, Western and Adventure genres shot in USA, Germany, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mountain man: The Mountain Men (1980), Jeremiah Johnson (1972), Grizzly Mountain (1996), Abducted II: The Reunion (1995), Buster's Mal Heart (2016), The Wild Country (1970), Grayeagle (1977), Escape to Grizzly Mountain (2000), Winterhawk (1975), The Hunted (1998).
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Grizzly Mountain (1996)
Adventure, Family, Fantasy
USA
96 min.
 5.5
Centennial (1978)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
USA
256 min.
 8.5
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Buster's Mal Heart (2016)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
96 min.
 6.0
The Revenant (2015)
Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
156 min.
 8.0

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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain man, native american, frontier, frontier justice, wilderness, adventure, adventurer, moon, fugitives, obsessive quest, on the run, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
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, adventure, lone wolves, wilderness, interracial relations, rocky mountains, cabin, snow, mountain man, vengeance, respect, native americans ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, usa
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Grizzly Mountain (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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.
Plot: bear, time travel, mountain man, native american white relationships, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, girl, hawk, husband, grizzly bear ...
Time: 1870s
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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, female nudity, murder, topless, helicopter
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Buster's Mal Heart (2016)
Genre: 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.
Plot: shower, mountain man, on the run, male nudity
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The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams is an American television series starring Dan Haggerty that aired on NBC from February 9, 1977 to May 12, 1978.
Style: wild
Plot: bear, grizzly bear, mountain, mountain man, wilderness, nature, native american, hunter, log cabin, wildlife, wild animal, mule
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The Wild Country (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Uprooted from their comfortable home in Pennsylvania, James and Kate Tanner, along with their sons, Virgil and Andy, journey to the wild country of 1890s Wyoming to become farmers. Soon, they come face-to-face with tornadoes, bears and wolves. But ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: tornado, farming, farm, family relations, adventure, social misfits, parent child relationship, blind ambition, starting over, family, parents and children, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, pennsylvania, philadelphia
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 5.6
 462
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, sincere
Plot: kidnapping, prostitute, native american, missing person, adventure, crimes, opposites attract, rescue, parents and children, social differences, society, family relations ...
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, feel good, sentimental, touching, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: circus, wilderness, time travel, dangerous animal, young heroes, family, adventure, getting home, family life, danger, heroes, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
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 5.9
 310
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, vengeance, old west, adventure, crimes, rivalry, hostages, betrayal, opposites attract, rescue, interracial relations, plague ...
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: judge, lawyer, outlaw, vengeance, hanging, folk hero, obsession, starting over, vigilantism, crimes, heroes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, california
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 5.2
 229
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 ...
Plot: psychopath, on the run, female protagonist, psychological thriller, mountain man, hunted, human prey, revolver, bow and arrow, heroine, pacific northwest, hunter ...
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The Scavengers (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Via the Chicago Reader: "After World War II an Italian soldier returns to his hometown near the Alps and, unable to find a job, hooks up with a crotchety hermit who scavenges buried shells and bombs for scrap metal."
Plot: dialect, mountain man, realism, non professional cast, mountain, world war one, world war two, bullet, bomb
Time: year 1945
Place: italy
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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: sex, male nudity, voyeurism, erotica, voyeur, crying, kiss, gay sex, homoeroticism, free love, repressed homosexual, canoe ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s
Place: california
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 6.0
 139
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, burial ground, native american, fashion, mountain man, indian burial ground, cabin, river battle, snow, horse, wilderness
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.
Plot: left for dead, true crime, camping trip, female student, lesbian couple, human prey, sniper, sexist, woman undressing, sheriff, serial killer, hunted ...
Place: pennsylvania
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 5.0
 278
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 relationship, beard, gay sex, male nudity, father son relationship, gay, skinny dipping, mountain man, childhood friend
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 7.6
 2K
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 ...
Plot: forest, high school graduation, coming of age, village, spinster, motorcycle, tree, festival, train, mountain man, hick, japanese girl ...
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 8.0
 588K
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, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, violence, revenge, betrayal, vengeance, native american, manhunt, native americans, old west, greed, snow ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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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, serious, realistic, bleak, based on true events ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, bear attack, trapper, expedition, revenge, bear, native american, rabbit, boat, vengeance, dangerous animal ...
Time: 70s, 1820s, 1800s
Place: usa
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The Bourne Legacy (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: New CIA operative, Aaron Cross experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by the previous actions of Jason Bourne.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, chase, assassin, wolf, tracking device, spy, hunted, suicide by gunshot, laptop, fake id, false passport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, manila philippines, virginia, the philippines, usa ...
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 6.9
 4K
Tom Horn (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A renowned former army scout is hired by ranchers to hunt down rustlers but finds himself on trial for the murder of a boy when he carries out his job too well. Tom Horn finds that the simple skills he knows are of no help in dealing with the ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: justice, brutality, ranch, rustler, one man army, trial, rancher, vigilantism, false accusation, hanging, against the odds, bounty hunter ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: arizona, vienna, california
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A Smoky Mountain Christmas (1986)
Genre: Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A country/western singer on a trip through the Tennessee mountains runs into a reclusive backwoodsman--and a witch.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: country, orphan, adventure, on the run, adoption, celebrity culture, family, battles, artists and showbiz, escapades, hopes, family relations ...
Place: tennessee, usa
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Walking Thunder (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1850's, a young boy and his family on their way West become stranded in the Rockies. With the help of a local mountain man, a Sioux medicine man, and a legendary bear knows as "Walking Thunder," the boy learns to become a man, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: old west, coming of age, adventure, survival, wilderness, teenage life, animal life, family, family life, danger, escapades, orphan ...
Time: 19th century
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 8.5
 3K
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, serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: wilderness, family in danger, interracial relations, americana, dishonesty, adventure, society, immigrants, rebelliousness, political corruption, revolution, battles ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 70s, 1820s, 1790s ...
Place: colorado, usa, st. louis missouri
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A Bothered Conscience (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Deep in the remote Arkansas backwoods, a father passes on the traditions of the Ozark mountain men to his 5 year-old son. Under his strict and cruel guidance, young Lucas learns to protect the family land at all costs, and hones the skills of the ...
Plot: blood, gore, ghost, gun, rifle, mountain man, zombie
Place: arkansas
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Without a Paddle (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three friends, whose lives have been drifting apart, reunite for the funeral of a fourth childhood friend. When looking through their childhood belongings, they discover a trunk which contained details on a quest their friend was attempting. It ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, hippie, escapades, lake or river, friendship, treasure, wilderness, reunion, surfing, map, camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, mine, mexico, washington state ...
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 6.1
 98K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, manhunt, slasher, disfigurement, cannibalism, chase, gory, danger, friendship, isolation, youth, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: virginia, west virginia, usa
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 7.2
 3K
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: realistic, touching, sincere, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, murder, arson, romance, college, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, culture clash, hopes, love and romance, society, couples ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: spain, scotland, england, ireland
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 7.7
 15K
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, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wilderness, survival, dangerous animal, dog, friendship, adventure, family, on the run, trapper, rocky mountains, summer, spring ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
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