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1. The Lost City of Z (2016)
PG-13 | 141 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared whilst searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.
Votes: 66,750 | Gross: $8.58M
2. The Wildest Dream (2010)
PG | 94 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
Uses astonishing visuals to tell the intersecting stories of George Mallory, the first man to attempt a summit of Mount Everest, and Conrad Anker, the mountaineer who finds Mallory's frozen remains 75 years later.
Votes: 2,192 | Gross: $0.87M
3. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
G | 99 min | Documentary
Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.
Votes: 16,127 | Gross: $0.94M
4. Mountains of the Moon (1990)
R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The legendary true-story of Capt. Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's tumultuous expedition to find the source of the Nile river.
Votes: 3,163 | Gross: $4.01M
5. Scott of the Antarctic (1948)
PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
The story of British explorer Robert Falcon Scott's 1912 expedition and his quest to be the first to reach the South Pole.
6. The Flight of the Eagle (1982)
140 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The Swedish 19th century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man on the north pole. His idea is to launch a polar expedition using a hydrogen balloon, together with two ... See full summary »
7. The Far Horizons (1955)
Not Rated | 108 min | History, Western
After purchasing Louisiana from France, the USA sends surveyors Lewis and Clark, assisted by a Shoshone guide, to chart the new territory.
8. Pure Life (2014)
93 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
1949, a French explorer goes on a solitary expedition in the Amazon forest. He leaves behind him a diary that reflects the meaning of Pure Life and his encounters but leaves the mystery of his own disappearance unsolved.
10. Captain James Cook (1988)
480 min | Biography, Drama
Based on Captain James Cook's three voyages. It was on his first voyage, in 1770 (while in the South Pacific region to observe the transit of Venus), that Captain Cook discovered the east ... See full summary »
13. The Secret of the Ice Cave (1989)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure
A group of treasure-seekers embark on a expedition into high adventure as they race to discover what's really located in the mysterious ice cave.
15. Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West (2002)
TV-G | 42 min | Short, Adventure, Drama
This documentary chronicles the Lewis and Clark expedition and breathtaking landscape they crossed while searching for the northwest passage. (Source: Netflix)
17. Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets (1984)
35 min | Documentary, Short
The human history of the Grand Canyon is explored in this documentary, focusing on the earliest native civilizations about which little is known, through the coming of the Europeans, the ... See full summary »
Votes: 231 | Gross: $52.80M
18. Amazonia: A Perilous Journey (2011)
Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary
American Explorers Bruce Barron and Marshall Pickard led a life-threatening expedition into the Amazon Jungle to trace the footsteps of renowned British Explorer Percy H. Fawcett.
19. The Last Explorer (2009)
48 min | Documentary
The Last Explorer is a historical documentary about the famous American Hubbard expeditions through wilderness Labrador in 1903 and 1905 - adventure, starvation, forbidden love and death - ... See full summary »
21. The Secret Land (1948)
Approved | 71 min | Documentary
The 1946-1947 U.S. military expedition to explore and map Antarctica, led by Admiral Richard E. Byrd, is presented from its planning stages through its successful completion.
22. Shangku Shelter (2018)
54 min | Documentary
Zanskar is a remote kingdom in the northwest Indian Himalaya, where local people are snow-bound for six months of the year. About 10,000 Zanskaris live in the isolated valley. In winter, ... See full summary »
23. The Dawn Wall (2017)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
In an unbelievable story of perseverance, free climber Tommy Caldwell and climbing partner Kevin Jorgeson attempt to scale the impossible 3000ft Dawn Wall of El Capitan.
Votes: 7,306 | Gross: $0.07M
24. Meru (2015)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure
Three elite climbers struggle to find their way through obsession and loss as they attempt to climb Mount Meru, one of the most coveted prizes in the high stakes game of Himalayan big wall climbing.
Votes: 12,673 | Gross: $2.33M
26. 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 »
27. Beyond the Edge (2013)
Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary's monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 - an event that stunned the world and defined a nation.
28. Maidentrip (2013)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to become the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.
Votes: 3,462 | Gross: $0.07M
48 min | Documentary, Adventure, History
Actor Sam Niell retraces the route Capt. James Cook took 250 years before on his legendary journey across the Southwest Pacific, explores the cultures of the islands Cook visited, and discusses Cook's controversial legacy with the locals.
Star: Sam Neill
31. I'll Push You (2017)
100 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
It all started with three little words. I'll Push You is an up-close and personal look into the dynamics of a life-long friendship between of two best friends - Justin Skeesuck and Patrick ... See full summary »