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, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric and melancholic films and TV shows about / with mountain man, wilderness, adventure, escapades, native american, heroes, murder, danger, rifle and chase plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Western genres shot in USA, Germany, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mountain man: Grizzly Mountain (1996), The Mountain Men (1980), Jeremiah Johnson (1972), 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).

List of mountain man movies

Grizzly Mountain (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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: mountain man, time travel, bear, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, hawk, racial prejudice, mother daughter relationship, wife, grizzly bear, husband ...
Time: 1870s
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, native american, frontier justice, frontier, mountain man, adventurer, rescue, danger, treasure hunt, culture clash, escapades, adventure ...
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: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, epic, serious ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, respect, adventure, cabin, snow, rocky mountains, mountain man, interracial relations, lone wolves, native americans, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: colorado, 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, mountain man, backwoods, topless, helicopter, murder, female nudity
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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, on the run, mountain man, male nudity
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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, realistic, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: farm, farming, tornado, adventure, siblings relations, family, heroes, rivalry, wilderness, friends, starting over, social misfits ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, philadelphia, pennsylvania
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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: mountain, bear, grizzly bear, wild animal, wildlife, log cabin, native american, mule, nature, hunter, wilderness, mountain man
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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: emotional, atmospheric, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, parents and children, adventure, crimes, family relations, opposites attract, rescue, society, social differences, missing person, prostitute, native american ...
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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, circus, wilderness, family, dangerous animal, hopes, escapades, kids in trouble, imaginary, family relations, americana, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, hostages, confined, escapades, interracial relations, fall in love, deadly, heroes, betrayal, opposites attract, danger, rivalry ...
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, suspenseful, serious, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: hanging, outlaw, lawyer, judge, vengeance, obsession, crimes, starting over, society, heroes, folk hero, career change ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, california
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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 ...
Plot: most dangerous game, shot with an arrow, heroine, hunter, pacific northwest, forest, taunting, insurance investigator, bow and arrow, human prey, woman in danger, psychological thriller ...
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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, world war one, bomb, world war two, mountain, bullet
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: gay, gay relationship, repressed homosexual, canoe, crying, kiss, male objectification, wilderness, campfire, gay kiss, gay couple, homosexuality ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: california
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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: native american, burial ground, grizzly bear, fashion, wilderness, cabin, horse, snow, river battle, indian burial ground, 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.
Plot: lesbian, psychopath, sheriff, sexist, serial killer, human prey, sniper, lesbianism, lesbian kiss, mountain man, hunted, woman undressing ...
Place: pennsylvania
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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 relationship, childhood friend, male nudity, skinny dipping, beard, gay sex, father son relationship, gay, mountain man
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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 ...
Plot: forest, coming of age, high school graduation, village, spinster, japanese girl, hick, tree, motorcycle, festival, train, mountain man ...
Place: japan
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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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, violence, lone hero, revenge, snow, betrayal, old west, native american, manhunt, danger ...
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, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, native american, bear attack, vengeance, revenge, rabbit, bear, expedition, boat, trapper, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 1800s, 1820s
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, stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, chase, spy, off the grid, on the run, surveillance, assassin, manhunt, reporter, undercover, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, virginia, seoul, manila philippines, usa ...
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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, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: justice, vigilantism, hanging, false accusation, brutality, ranch, rancher, rustler, trial, one man army, murder, old west ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona, vienna, california, australia, mexico
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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: sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, celebrity culture, family relations, escapades, hopes, artists and showbiz, country, battles, orphan, adoption, on the run ...
Place: tennessee, usa
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Walking Thunder (1995)
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: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: coming of age, old west, danger, youth, adventure, parents and children, family relations, animal life, family life, heroes, teenage life, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century
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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, realistic, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: wilderness, family in danger, politics, battles, heroes, dishonesty, french, revolution, rivalry, danger, native, society ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 70s, 1800s, 1830s ...
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: gun, blood, zombie, gore, ghost, rifle, mountain man
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, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, friendship, treasure, escapades, wilderness, hippie, disorder, partners, buddies, nothing goes right, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: oregon, usa, mexico, washington state, costa rica ...
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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, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, cannibalism, slasher, disfigurement, manhunt, chase, danger, friendship, isolation, youth, gory, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
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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: realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, arson, infidelity, culture clash, romance, promotion, couples, disorder, dishonesty, opposites attract, human nature, social differences ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: scotland, england, spain, ireland
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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, sentimental, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, friendship, adventure, animal life, family, youth, on the run, rescue, heroic mission, escapades, nature ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
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