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1. Into the Wild (2007)

R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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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.

Writers: Sean Penn, Jon Krakauer | Director: Sean Penn | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

2. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Slim Pickens

3. Long Way Down (2007 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

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Two guys take a trip of several months on motorcycles. They travel from the North of Scotland, down through Europe, into Africa, finally winding up in Cape Town, South Africa.

Creators: David Alexanian, Charley Boorman, Russ Malkin, Ewan McGregor | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman, David Alexanian, Russ Malkin

4. Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation (1989 Video)

100 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

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A shot-for-shot remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark started by three 12-year-olds and completed over a period of six years.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, Philip Kaufman, George Lucas | Director: Eric Zala | Stars: Chris Strompolos, Angela Rodriguez, Eric Zala, Ted Ross

5. The Living Desert (1953)

Passed | 69 min | Family, Documentary

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Documentary of the live of flora and fauna in a desert in the US.

Writers: James Algar, Winston Hibler, Ted Sears | Director: James Algar | Star: Winston Hibler

6. White Wilderness (1958)

Approved | 72 min | Documentary, Family

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The wildlife of the arctic is explored in this true-life adventure.

Writer: James Algar | Director: James Algar | Stars: Winston Hibler, Volmer Sørensen

7. The Vanishing Prairie (1954)

Approved | 71 min | Documentary, Family

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Story of the American Prairie as it was when vast herds of bison and elk grazed.

Writers: James Algar, Winston Hibler, Ted Sears | Director: James Algar | Star: Winston Hibler

8. The African Lion (1955)

Approved | 75 min | Family, Documentary

7.6
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The Milotte's spend three years in Africa filming a lion.

Writers: James Algar, Winston Hibler, Ted Sears, Jack Moffitt | Director: James Algar | Star: Winston Hibler

9. The Third Wave (2007)

94 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

8.2
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Four volunteers travel to Peraliya, Sri Lankan after the 2004 tsunami, and their planned two-week journey becomes a year of heartbreak and rebirth.

Writer: Richard Belfiore | Director: Alison Thompson | Stars: A.P. Darmedesa, Bruce French, Oscar Gubernati, Donny Paterson

10. Bigfoot Lives (2007)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

4.6
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Follow the travels of the world famous Bigfoot hunter and his Searching for Bigfoot team. You will follow the team as they search the country from Montana to New York in search of the ... See full summary »

Writer: Todd Douglas Bailey | Director: Todd Douglas Bailey | Stars: C. Thomas Biscardi, Tommy Biscardi Jr., Robert JavaBob Schmalzbach, Tim McMillen

11. Perri (1957)

Approved | 75 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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This True Life Fantasy follows and shows how the life of a female squirrel, Perri, in the forest is filled with danger and fraught with peril. When not fleeing her natural enemy, the Marten... See full summary »

Writers: Ralph Wright, Winston Hibler, Felix Salten | Directors: Paul Kenworthy, Ralph Wright | Star: Winston Hibler

12. Beaver Valley (1950)

Approved | 32 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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Writers: Lawrence Edward Watkin, Ted Sears | Director: James Algar | Stars: Winston Hibler, Mogens Lind

13. O Mundo Em Duas Voltas (2007)

92 min | Documentary

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The Documentary, tells the story of the Schürmann Family while they sail around the world retracing Ferdinand Magellan Voyage. A Documentary that tells two great adventures with images of over 19 countries.

Writers: Luiz Bolognesi, Familia Schurmann | Director: David Schurmann | Stars: Heloisa Schurmann, Kat Schurmann, Vilfredo Schurmann

14. Jungle Cat (1959)

Approved | 69 min | Family, Documentary

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This documentary chronicles the life of a female spotted jaguar in the South American jungle.

Writer: James Algar | Director: James Algar | Star: Winston Hibler

15. World Safari (1977)

121 min | Documentary, Adventure

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Director: Alby Mangels | Stars: John Field, Alby Mangels

16. The Boy Who Stole the Elephant (1970 TV Movie)

120 min | Family, Comedy

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A boy working in a struggling circus troupe develops a great rapport with an elephant on loan from a more successful circus. When he learns that his boss has just bet the elephant in a card... See full summary »

Writers: William Robert Yates, John McGreevey, Julilly H. Kohler | Director: Michael Caffey | Stars: David Wayne, June Havoc, Dabbs Greer, Parley Baer

17. Secrets of Life (1956)

Passed | 70 min | Documentary, Family

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A feature-length drama showing the changing World of Nature, the sky, the sea, the sun, planets,insects and volcanic action. A story of Nature's strange and intricate designs for survival and her many methods of perpetrating life.

Writer: James Algar | Director: James Algar | Star: Winston Hibler

18. Seal Island (1948)

Approved | 27 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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Director: James Algar | Star: Winston Hibler

19. Water Birds (1952)

Approved | 30 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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Writers: Winston Hibler, Ted Sears, William Otis | Director: Ben Sharpsteen | Star: Winston Hibler

20. Nature's Half Acre (1951)

Passed | 33 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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The variety of wildlife in a meadow - particularly insects and flowers - is observed over the course of a year, through the use of microphotography and time-lapse photography.

Writers: Winston Hibler, Ted Sears, James Algar | Director: James Algar | Stars: Winston Hibler, Mogens Lind

21. Six Million Steps: A Journey Inward (2011)

93 min | Documentary

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"Six Million Steps" is a documentary film that chronicles the lives of hikers during their adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail, which spans 2,650 miles, the length of the U.S. Pacific ... See full summary »

22. Mochila al hombro (1995– )

30 min | Adventure

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Stars: Hector Arredondo, Shakti Urrutía

23. Bear Country (1953)

Approved | 33 min | Short, Documentary, Family

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Writer: James Algar | Director: James Algar | Stars: Winston Hibler, Kjeld Jacobsen

24. Wall Rats (2006)

60 min | Documentary

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Two teenagers try and become the youngest people to conquer El Capitan's 3,000' face.

Writer: Steve Edwards | Director: Steve Edwards | Stars: Tori Allen, Scott Cory, Hans Florine, Beth Rodden

25. Escape: World Safari III (1988)

109 min | Documentary

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Director: Alby Mangels | Stars: Alby Mangels, Michelle Els, Lucinda Dunn, Rick Snel

26. Mysteries of the Deep (1959)

Approved | 24 min | Family, Documentary, Short

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Writer: Roy Edward Disney | Star: Winston Hibler

27. Islands of the Sea (1960)

Approved | 28 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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Writer: Dwight Hauser | Star: Winston Hibler

28. World Safari II: The Final Adventure (1984)

128 min | Documentary, Adventure

6.0
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Director: Alby Mangels | Stars: Viktor Breglec, Michelle Els, Judy Green, Alby Mangels

29. Floating Kitchen (2007– )

30 min | Documentary

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Simon Woodhouse is a chef on a mission. Having gone from award-winning landscape architect to award-winning chef in just three years, Floating Kitchen follows Simon as he attempts to become... See full summary »

Stars: John Burton-Race, Simon Woodhouse

30. Pals (1987– )

25 min | Adventure, Family

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Thirteen year old boy Sammy and his dad Oscar go on a road trip but the father and son team come across many obstacles and are hunted by the law in this delightful ten episode television ... See full summary »

Stars: Daphne Grey, Celine Griffen, Lachlan Haig, Moshe Kedem

31. Child of the Forest (2015)

Drama | Announced

Child of the Forest chronicles the extraordinary true-life story of Charlene Schiff (Shulamit Perlmutter), affectionately known as "Musia." Musia's harrowing journey takes her from a loving... See full summary »

Director: Susan Rohrer

32. Backcountry Boot Camp (2007– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

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Twelve young adults, ages 20-30, experience the adventure of a lifetime while traversing 150 miles in the remote Rocky Mountain wilderness. With 60- to 80-pound backpacks, only the clothes ... See full summary »

33. Sleep When You're Dead (1990)

45 min | Documentary

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Imagine planning a great adventure - trekking through the dense jungles of Papua New Guinea, feasting on crocodile in a remote village, visiting an island of dragons, climbing the world's ... See full summary »

Writers: Clem Maloney, Tony Paterson | Director: Clem Maloney | Stars: Jaci Edwards, Clem Maloney, Hirokazu Shirado

34. Prowlers of the Everglades (1953)

Approved | 32 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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Writer: James Algar | Director: James Algar | Star: Winston Hibler

35. Trail of the Hunter (1963)

91 min | Adventure, Documentary

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Stars: Victor Jory, Danny Thompson, Ned Payne

36. Crónicas de motocicleta (2006– )

30 min | Documentary, Adventure

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Star: Miguel Conde

37. Budapest to Bamako (2007– )

Unrated | 96 min | Documentary

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This four part series follows 200 amateur rally drivers with a lust for adventure as they race from the heart of Europe to West Africa pushing the limits of overland travel to the maximum.

Star: Scott Alexander Young

38. Attic of Terror (1937)

Approved | 10 min | Short, Mystery, News

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This is an entry in Vitaphone's series of "Your True Adventures", featuring radio commentator and WWI war-correspondent Floyd Gibbons telling a tale written by one of the many amateur ... See full summary »

Writers: Edward Walker Capps, Floyd Gibbons | Director: Joseph Henabery | Stars: Floyd Gibbons, Edward Walker Capps, Chester Stratton, William Morrow

39. The Forgotten Coast (2007 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Documentary, Sport

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In the world of surfing, there exists a group of elite surfers whose sole mission in life is to surf the unknown. From California to Australia, surfers have marked up the map with legendary... See full summary »

Writers: Justin Le Pera, Travis Potter | Director: Justin Le Pera | Stars: Travis Potter, Micah Byrne, Daniel Thomson, Brian Conley

40. Touched by Water (2006)

46 min | Documentary

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Welcome to Planet Water, where Homo Aquaticus has developed a myriad of ways to experience water. Touched by Water is a documentary that dives into the lush world of bathing. From the ... See full summary »

Director: Tamas Wormser | Star: Jean Marchand

41. Detrás de la aventura (1998– )

30 min | Documentary, Adventure, Reality-TV

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Star: Juan Ríos

42. Summer Challenge: Sea Cadets II (1984)

Documentary

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Stars: Mark Decker, Ben Whiting, Keith Young

43. Horizon (1964– )
Episode: The Quest for Tannu Tuva (1988)

45 min | Documentary, History

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The story of physicist Richard Feynman's fascination with - and efforts to visit - a remote country in the center of Asia, called Tannu Tuva, "the land where the reindeer meets the camel".

Director: Christopher Sykes | Stars: Richard Feynman, Ralph Leighton