Well I Would Walk 500 Miles... Maybe use for another reason?by yrnej | created - 17 Nov 2017 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
This is the 500th poll I have created to be published on IMDb. This is a milestone that no one else has reached. I hope you have enjoyed taking my polls as much as I have enjoyed making them.
Road trips are classic subjects of films, TV shows, books, etc. But how about journeys on foot? Which of these ambitious treks provided the most entertaining story?
Discuss the list here
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1. Alive (1993)
R | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A Uruguayan rugby team stranded in the snow swept Andes are forced to use desperate measures to survive after a plane crash.
Votes: 45,115 | Gross: $36.73M
2. The Edge (1997)
R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An intellectual billionaire and two lesser men struggle to band together and survive after getting stranded in the Alaskan wilderness with a blood-thirsty Kodiak Bear hunting them down.
Votes: 62,394 | Gross: $27.78M
3. A Far Off Place (1993)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The witty Nonni and the stuck-up city-boy Harry are the only ones to survive a massacre of a gang of poachers among the gamekeeper's family on his lonesome farm in the savanna. Now the ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,077 | Gross: $12.89M
5. The Grey (2011)
R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After their plane crashes in Alaska, six oil workers are led by a skilled huntsman to survival, but a pack of merciless wolves haunts their every step.
Votes: 224,816 | Gross: $51.58M
6. Ice Age (2002)
PG | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Set during the Ice Age, a sabertooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant, and they try to return him to his tribe.
Votes: 386,038 | Gross: $176.39M
7. The Incredible Journey (1963)
G | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
8. 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: 511,438 | Gross: $18.35M
9. Last Days in the Desert (2015)
PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Drama
An imagined chapter from Jesus' forty days of fasting and praying in the desert. On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis.
10. The Loneliest Planet (2011)
Not Rated | 113 min | Thriller
An engaged couple's backpacking trip in the Caucasus Mountains is derailed by a single misstep that threatens to undo everything the pair believed about each other and about themselves.
Votes: 3,513 | Gross: $0.13M
11. Lore (2012)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, History, Romance
As the Allies sweep across Germany, Lore leads her siblings on a journey that exposes them to the truth of their parents' beliefs. An encounter with a mysterious refugee forces Lore to rely on a person she has always been taught to hate.
Votes: 13,141 | Gross: $0.97M
13. The Mountain (1956)
Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Drama
Selfish Chris Teller pressures his older brother, a retired climber, to accompany him on a treacherous Alpine climb to loot the bodies of plane crash victims.
14. The Mountain Between Us (2017)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.
Votes: 52,027 | Gross: $30.35M
15. 127 Hours (2010)
R | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.
Votes: 316,130 | Gross: $18.34M
16. Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
PG | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a journey across the Outback.
Votes: 25,575 | Gross: $6.17M
17. Redwood Highway (2013)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama
Marie decides to journey 80 miles on foot to the coast of Oregon to revisit the ocean of her past for the first time in 45 years.
Votes: 392 | Gross: $0.13M
18. The Revenant (2015)
R | 156 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.
Votes: 587,213 | Gross: $183.64M
20. Southbounders (2005)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama
A young woman attempts a "thru-hike" of the Appalachian Trail, the 2,170 mile footpath wandering the length of the Atlantic seaboard from Maine to Georgia.
22. Walkabout (1971)
GP | 100 min | Adventure, Drama
Two young siblings are stranded in the Australian Outback and are forced to cope on their own. They meet an Australian boy on "walkabout": a ritual separation from his tribe.
23. A Walk in the Woods (2015)
R | 104 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy
After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.
Votes: 21,288 | Gross: $29.47M
24. The Way (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 123 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A father heads overseas to recover the body of his estranged son who died while traveling the "El camino de Santiago," and decides to take the pilgrimage himself.
Votes: 26,982 | Gross: $4.43M
26. Wild (I) (2014)
R | 115 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A chronicle of one woman's one thousand one hundred mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent personal tragedy.
Votes: 107,410 | Gross: $37.88M
27. Wildlike (2014)
Not Rated | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
After conditions in her new home become unbearable, a teenage girl runs away and befriends an older man preparing for a hike through the Alaskan wilderness.