Alaskan moviesby Betelgeuse123 | created - 08 Dec 2011 | updated - 21 Dec 2011 | Public
Movies filmed in Alaska
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1. The Hunt for Red October (1990)
PG | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
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?
Votes: 157,015 | Gross: $122.01M
2. Into the Wild (2007)
R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 498,345 | Gross: $18.35M
3. Insomnia (2002)
R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Votes: 243,653 | Gross: $67.36M
4. The Thing (1982)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A crew in Antarctica finds a neighboring camp destroyed and its crew dead. Whatever killed them is nowhere to be found, unless it's hidden in plain sight.
Votes: 309,107 | Gross: $13.78M
5. Chronic Town (2008)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama
Truman Korovin is a lonely, sharp-witted cab driver in Fairbanks, Alaska, 1980. The usual routine of picking up fares and spending his nights at his favorite bar, the Boatel, is disrupted ... See full summary »
6. Grizzly Man (2005)
R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
Votes: 46,357 | Gross: $3.17M
8. White Fang (I) (1991)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 17,314 | Gross: $34.79M
9. Never Cry Wolf (1983)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama
A government researcher, sent to research the "menace" of wolves in the north, learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the species.
Votes: 6,810 | Gross: $29.60M
10. Limbo (1999)
R | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 5,374 | Gross: $2.00M
11. Mystery, Alaska (1999)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
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
Votes: 23,534 | Gross: $8.89M
12. Runaway Train (1985)
R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Two escaped convicts and a female railway worker find themselves trapped on a train with no brakes and nobody driving.
Votes: 23,174 | Gross: $7.94M
13. Snow Dogs (2002)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 22,514 | Gross: $81.17M
15. The Big White (2005)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
17. Salmonberries (1991)
R | 95 min | Drama
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. She was brought to town as a baby in a cardboard box with "Kotzebue" on it... See full summary »
Votes: 532 | Gross: $0.10M
18. The Birth of an Iceberg (1921)
A documentary centering on the formation of icebergs from the fragmentation of Alaskan glaciers.
22. Ice Road Truckers (2007– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Adventure, Reality-TV
During the harsh winter of Canada's Northwest Territory, remote villages and work camps are cut off from the world. To keep them supplied, a tenacious group of long-haul truckers drive ... See full summary »
23. Alone in the Wilderness (2004 TV Movie)
57 min | Documentary
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, in what is now Lake Clark National Park. ... See full summary »
Man vs. Wild (2006– )
TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Reality-TV
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. Eventually he reaches the coast and tries... See full summary »
MythBusters (2003– )
TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary, Mystery, Reality-TV
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.
27. Flying Wild Alaska (2011– )
60 min | Reality-TV
Follows the unconventional Tweto family that rules Alaska's most dangerous skies. Operating their family-run airline, Era Alaska, they battle unforgiving Alaska weather and terrain to ... See full summary »
28. Long Way Round (2004– )
TV-PG | 315 min | Documentary, Adventure
This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world. The two friends will travel through such places as Siberia, Kazakhstan, ... See full summary »
29. On the Ice (2011)
R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 897 | Gross: $0.07M
30. Alaska: Spirit of the Wild (1998)
41 min | Documentary, Short
A look at the Alaskan wilderness throughout the year, from the harsh winters to the rejuvenating spring, and the animals (including its human residents) who learn to adapt to the extremes ... See full summary »
Votes: 452 | Gross: $100.00M
31. Bears (2004)
39 min | Short, Documentary
From black bears in Montana to polar bears in the arctic, Bears features a fresh view of these powerful, majestic and often misunderstood animals in the full glory of their natural habitat,... See full summary »
35. Sarah Palin's Alaska (2010– )
45 min | Family, Reality-TV
Welcome to the world of SARAH PALIN'S ALASKA. Get an inside look at the famous Alaskan native and watch as Sarah goes salmon fishing with daughter Piper, hunts for gold with her brother ... See full summary »
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. :)