Welcome to the Jungleby joe_538 | created - 20 Apr 2013 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
Adventures set in the jungles, plains, and rain forests of Africa, Asia, South America, New Guinea, etc... Spanning over 100 years, mostly old-fashioned safari films, as well as the more dramatic ones that came later (Everything from Tarzan to Blood Diamond).
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1. The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
R | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A bridge engineer and an experienced old hunter begin a hunt for two lions after they start attacking local construction workers.
Votes: 50,069 | Gross: $38.62M
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2. Wamba, a Child of the Jungle (1913)
Wamba, a half-breed woman, and her Portuguese husband, Pete, live near a jungle in British East Africa. One day Wamba's child falls sick and she asks her inebriated husband to get Dr. Rice,... See full summary »
5. Tarzan of the Apes (1918)
Not Rated | 73 min | Action, Adventure
The plot follows the novel more closely than does any other Tarzan movie. John and Alice Clayton take ship for Africa. Mutineers maroon them. After his parents die the newborn Tarzan is ... See full summary »
Votes: 548 | Gross: $3.27M
6. The Romance of Tarzan (1918)
70 min | Action, Adventure
Tarzan and Jane are to sail for England. They are attacked by natives and Tarzan is believed to have been killed. The Greystoke relatives return to England, the Porters (Jane's family) goes... See full summary »
8. The Son of Tarzan (1920)
248 min | Action, Adventure
The scenario follows the book closely. Tarzan's son Jack (Korak to the apes) is kidnapped from England by Tarzan's old enemy Paulovich. He escapes into the African jungle with the help of ... See full summary »
10. Terror Island (1920)
Not Rated | 55 min | Mystery
An inventor travels to the South Seas, where there is buried treasure belonging to a girl. The girl's father is being held captive by cannibals until she returns a pearl that belongs to one of their idols.
11. The Revenge of Tarzan (1920)
90 min | Action, Adventure
Tarzan and Jane are sailing for France in answer to a call for help from Countess de Coude who is being persecuted by her brother Rokoff. After a duel with the Countess' jealous husband, ... See full summary »
13. The Adventures of Tarzan (1921)
Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure
Tarzan spurns the love of La, Queen of Opar. When he isn't trying to keep the Bolshevik Rokoff and Clayton (pretender to the Greystoke estate) from reaching Opar, he is attacked ... See full summary »
15. The Lost World (1925)
Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.
Votes: 3,821 | Gross: $0.55M
17. Tarzan and the Golden Lion (1927)
57 min | Action, Adventure
Flora Hawks is in love with the overseer of Tarzan's African estate. After a search for a legendary city of diamonds, Tarzon races with his pet lion Jad-bal-ja to save Haws from being sacrificed to a lion-god.
19. Tarzan the Mighty (1928)
Mary and Bobby Trevor are castaways befriended by Tarzan. When Lord arrives, looking for the family heir, Black John tries to fill that role and marry Mary in England. Tarzan shows up and marries her instead.
21. The King of the Kongo (1929)
Action, Adventure, Romance
A Secret Service agent searches the jungle for his missing brother, also an agent. He encounters a young woman there who is also searching, but for her missing father. They encounter a gang... See full summary »
22. Seven Footprints to Satan (1929)
Passed | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A young man of society wants to make an expedition to Africa, but his fiancée asks him for help about one of her fathers guests shortly before his planed departure. Her suspects about that ... See full summary »
24. Tarzan the Tiger (1929)
Passed | 266 min | Action, Adventure
After Tarzan's estate is destroyed by Arabs Jane is sold into slavery by a man posing as a friendly scientist. Tarzan develops amnesia after a blow to the head. When he recovers his memory ... See full summary »
25. Ingagi (1930)
75 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An expedition enters an area of the Congo jungle to investigate reports of a gorilla-worshipping tribe. After many dangerous adventures, they come upon the tribe they sought, only to watch ... See full summary »
Votes: 30 | Gross: $4.00M
26. The Man Hunter (1930)
Passed | Action, Adventure, Romance
A dramatic story of love and intrigue in Darkest Africa along the Ivory Coast, where all the dangers of the tropics beset the white man and the white man's dog. Once Rinty gets acclimated ... See full summary »
27. Vengeance (I) (1930)
Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
John Meadham, has for years been in charge of a West Africa trading post, wire the home office in London that he is tired and worn out, and they need to send a replacement to take over. The... See full summary »
30. Danger Island (1931)
Passed | 220 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
The daughter of a man who has discovered radium on an African island is befriended by two people whose real goal is to keep the discovery to themselves.
31. King of the Wild (1931)
Passed | 248 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
American adventurer Richard Grant is falsely accused of murdering an Indian noble and escapes to Africa in search of diamond field and the real culprit.
32. Rango (1931)
66 min | Adventure
The frame story is narrated by a white father to his son. He explains that man's closest relative in nature is the orangutan, which translates literally as "man of the forest." He then ... See full summary »
33. Trader Horn (1931)
Passed | 122 min | Adventure, Romance
Two white traders in the darkest Africa of the 1870s find a missionary's daughter, who was captured as a child by a savage tribe and now worshiped as a goddess.
34. Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)
Passed | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
A trader and his daughter set off in search of the fabled graveyard of the elephants in deepest Africa, only to encounter a wild man raised by apes.
35. Kongo (1932)
Passed | 86 min | Drama, Horror
This remake of West of Zanzibar (1928) made four years later tries to outdo the Lon Chaney original in morbidity. From a wheelchair a handicapped white man rules an area of Africa as a ... See full summary »
37. Trader Mickey (1932)
8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Mickey Mouse and Pluto are traveling up an African river with a cargo of goods (including several musical instruments). They hit land and are captured by cannibals who plan to eat them. As ... See full summary »
38. Jungle Mystery (1932)
Passed | 240 min | Action, Adventure
In Africa, two hunters meet a girl and her father who are searching for her lost brother. Their search is complicated by rival hunters who are after ivory and by a tribe of hostile natives.
39. Hell's Headquarters (1932)
Not Rated | 63 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Doctor Smith and his wife, Mary,depart a riverboat and are met by Phil Talbot. Phil informs Dr. Smith that Jessup, the only other white man in the village, has died while the doctor and his... See full summary »
40. The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
Not Rated | 63 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery
An insane hunter arranges for a ship to be wrecked on an island where he can indulge in some sort of hunting and killing of the passengers.
Features the jungle set from King Kong.
41. Bring 'Em Back Alive (1932)
TV-G | 65 min | Adventure, Documentary
American animal trapper Frank Buck travels with Ali, his "number one boy," on an expedition into the Malayan jungle. From their jungle headquarters just north of Singapore, Frank, Ali and a... See full summary »
42. So This Is Africa (1933)
Passed | 61 min | Comedy, Musical
Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey play a couple of broke, hungry vaudevillians who are holed up in a hotel room with a few (tame) lions. They are hired by a movie producer who wishes to send ... See full summary »
43. King of the Jungle (1933)
Passed | 73 min | Action, Adventure
A white youth who is raised in the jungle by the animals is captured by a safari and brought back to civilization as an attraction in a circus.
44. King Kong (1933)
Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal ape who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.
Votes: 70,489 | Gross: $10.00M
46. Jungle Bride (1933)
Passed | 63 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A young woman believes that an actor committed the murder for which her brother has been imprisoned, and she gets her fiancé--a newspaper reporter--to accompany her in following the ... See full summary »
47. Tarzan the Fearless (1933)
Unrated | 200 min | Action, Adventure
In the African Jungle, a group of Europeans come across the fabled white man who was raised by apes. Tarzan takes an immediate liking to the blond Mary Brooks and rescues her during a nasty... See full summary »
48. Fury of the Jungle (1933)
Passed | 68 min | Drama
Joan Leesom is stranded in a remote South American jungle village. She is pursued by the rapacious Taggart Taggart, however, has been involved with the beautiful native girl Chita. Chita ... See full summary »
49. The Lost Jungle (I) (1934)
243 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Animal trainer Clyde Beatty heads a rescue party in search of his girl, Ruth, and her father who get lost looking for an uncharted island. His dirigible crashes into the jungles of the ... See full summary »
51. The Beast of Borneo (1934)
63 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama