Alaskan movies

Movies filmed in Alaska
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1.
The Hunt for Red October (1990)
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In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect or to start a war? (135 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
 
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Into the Wild (2007)
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After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life. (148 mins.)
Director: Sean Penn
 
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Insomnia (2002)
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Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen. (118 mins.)
 
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The Thing (1982)
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It's the first week of winter in 1982. An American Research Base is greeted by an alien force, that can assimilate anything it touches. It's up to the members to stay alive, and be sure of who is human, and who has become one of the Things. (109 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
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Chronic Town (2008)
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Truman Korovin is a lonely, sharp-witted cab driver in Fairbanks, Alaska, 1980. The usual routine of...
Director: Tom Hines
 
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Grizzly Man (2005 Documentary)
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A devastating and heartrending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzlies in Alaska. (103 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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Winged Migration (2001 Documentary)
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Documentary on the migratory patterns of birds, shot over the course of three years on all seven continents. (98 mins.)
 
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White Fang (1991)
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Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him. (107 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
 
9.
Never Cry Wolf (1983)
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A government researcher, sent to research the "menace" of wolves in the north, learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the species. (105 mins.)
Director: Carroll Ballard
 
10.
Limbo (1999)
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In an economically devastated Alaskan town, a fisherman with a troublesome past dates a woman whose young daughter does not approve of him. When he witnesses the murder of his shady brother, he, the woman and the kid run to the wilderness. (126 mins.)
Director: John Sayles
 
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Mystery, Alaska (1999)
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This comedy is about the residents of a small town who get over-excited when their hockey team gets chosen to host a televised event (119 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
 
12.
Runaway Train (1985)
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Two escaped convicts and a female railway worker find themselves trapped on a train with no brakes and nobody driving. (111 mins.)
 
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Snow Dogs (2002)
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When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man. (99 mins.)
Director: Brian Levant
 
14.
Arizona Dream (1992)
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An Innuit hunter races his sled home with a fresh-caught halibut. This fish pervades the entire film... (142 mins.)
Director: Emir Kusturica
 
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The Big White (2005)
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To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen. (100 mins.)
Director: Mark Mylod
 
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Spawn of the North (1938)
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Friends since childhood, two men are on opposite sides in a salmon fishing conflict. (110 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
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Salmonberries (1991)
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A woman who grew up in a small town in Alaska goes to the public library to try and find out who her parents were... (95 mins.)
Director: Percy Adlon
 
18.
The Birth of an Iceberg (1921 Documentary)
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A documentary centering on the formation of icebergs from the fragmentation of Alaskan glaciers.
 
19.
Pipeline Alaska (1977 Documentary)
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Director: John Armstrong
 
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Building Alaska (2009 Documentary)
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The history of the development of Alaska's transportation infrastructure, focusing on its railroads, highways, and bridges. (90 mins.)
Director: Philip Boag
 
21.
Deadliest Catch (2005 TV Series)
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A documentary series chronicling the real-life high-sea adventures of the Alaskan crab fishermen. This is the most deadly profession in the world. (55 mins.)
 
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Ice Road Truckers (2007 TV Series)
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During the harsh winter of Canada's Northwest Territory, remote villages and work camps are cut off from the world... (60 mins.)
 
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Alone in the Wilderness (2004 Documentary)
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Documentary tells the story of Dick Proenneke who, in the late 1960s, built his own cabin in the wilderness at the base of the Aleutian Peninsula... (57 mins.)
 
24.
Man vs. Wild (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Alaska (2009)
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Bear hikes in Alaska as summer approaches and the glacial ice is unstable. He nearly falls into swollen river rapids when his log bridge collapses... (60 mins.)
 
25.
MythBusters (2003 TV Series)
Episode: Alaska Special (2008)
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MythBusters travels to Alaska to investigate whether a stick of dynamite fetched by a dog can sink an SUV on a frozen lake, whether cabin fever is real, and whether its better to hit a moose at high speed or low speed. (44 mins.)
 
26.
Gold Rush: Alaska (2010 TV Series)
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A reality TV show that follows crews mining the gold placer deposits of the Yukon Territory. (45 mins.)
 
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Flying Wild Alaska (2011 TV Series)
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Follows the unconventional Tweto family that rules Alaska's most dangerous skies. Operating their family-run airline... (60 mins.)
 
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Long Way Round (2004 Mini-Series)
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This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world...
 
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On the Ice (2011)
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In Barrow, Alaska, teenagers Qalli and Aivaaq find their bond tested when a seal-hunting trip goes wrong, resulting in the death of their friend. (96 mins.)
 
30.
Alaska: Spirit of the Wild (1998 Documentary)
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A look at the Alaskan wilderness throughout the year, from the harsh winters to the rejuvenating spring... (41 mins.)
Director: George Casey
 
31.
Bears (2004 Documentary)
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From black bears in Montana to polar bears in the arctic, Bears features a fresh view of these powerful... (39 mins.)
Director: David Lickley
 
32.
Eskimo (1933)
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The happy life of an Eskimo is disastrously changed when he mingles with an unscrupulous white trader. (117 mins.)
Director: W.S. Van Dyke
 
33.
Whales: An Unforgettable Journey (1997 Documentary)
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Scientists visit the remote surface and undersea locations to study various species of whales in their natural habitat. (44 mins.)
 
34.
Seal Island (1948 Documentary)
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(27 mins.)
Director: James Algar
 
35.
Sarah Palin's Alaska (2010 TV Series)
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(45 mins.)
“ This serie is like a very long long long horror movie. A reality show about Alaska that will scary the world, includes a lot of Palin propaganda, it is terrifying. :) ” - Betelgeuse123