Great Outdoors - Hiking, Nature, Sceneryby AstroArd | created - 14 Jan 2014 | updated - 08 Nov 2014 | Public
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1. 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.
2. Last of the Dogmen (1995)
PG | 118 min | Adventure, Western
A Montana bounty hunter and an anthropologist discover a tribe of Native Americans living in a settlement isolated from the rest of the world.
Votes: 5,187 | Gross: $7.40M
3. The Mission (1986)
PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Eighteenth-century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal.
Votes: 59,346 | Gross: $17.22M
4. Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
GP | 108 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by the Crow tribe and proves to be a match for their warriors in single combat on the early frontier.
Votes: 30,352 | Gross: $47.74M
5. Tracker (2010)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An Afrikaner veteran of the Boer War has just immigrated to New Zealand and is hired to track a man accused of killing a soldier. While hunting through the countryside he captures his ... See full summary »
6. Dances with Wolves (1990)
PG-13 | 181 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Lieutenant John Dunbar, assigned to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Native Americans, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.
Votes: 251,281 | Gross: $184.21M
7. The Loneliest Planet (2011)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, 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: 4,029 | Gross: $0.13M
8. The Hunter (IV) (2011)
R | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by a mysterious biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger.
Votes: 38,180 | Gross: $0.18M
9. The Way (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 123 min | 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: 31,882 | Gross: $4.43M
11. 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: 7,995 | Gross: $29.60M
12. Grizzly Man (2005)
R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
Votes: 55,623 | Gross: $3.17M
13. Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
A documentary depicting the life and work of the trappers of Bakhtia, a village in the heart of the Siberian Taiga, where daily life has changed little in over a century.
Votes: 8,200 | Gross: $0.34M
14. 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: 246,805 | Gross: $51.58M
15. The Edge (1997)
R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An intellectual billionaire and two other men struggle to band together and survive after getting stranded in the Alaskan wilderness with a blood-thirsty Kodiak Bear hunting them down.
Votes: 71,103 | Gross: $27.78M
18. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
R | 134 min | Drama, Romance
Ennis and Jack are two shepherds who develop a sexual and emotional relationship. Their relationship becomes complicated when both of them get married to their respective girlfriends.
Votes: 339,680 | Gross: $83.04M
19. The Wall (2012)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A woman inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the countryside. Accompanied by her loyal dog Lynx, she becomes ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,229 | Gross: $0.04M
20. 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: 596,510 | Gross: $18.35M
21. Touching the Void (2003)
R | 106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.
Votes: 34,919 | Gross: $4.59M
23. Defiance (I) (2008)
R | 137 min | Action, Drama, History
Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters, and endeavor to build a village, in order to protect themselves and about one thousand Jewish non-combatants.
Votes: 143,215 | Gross: $28.64M
25. 127 Hours (2010)
R | 94 min | Biography, Drama
A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.
Votes: 361,769 | Gross: $18.34M
26. Sweetgrass (2009)
Unrated | 101 min | Documentary, Adventure, Western
In the summer of 2003, a group of shepherds took a herd of sheep one final time through the Beartooth Mountains of Montana, in the extreme north-west of the United States. It was a journey ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,020 | Gross: $0.21M
27. Frontier House (2002– )
The Year: 1883. The Place: The Montana Territory. The Challenge: Blizzards, hunger, scorching sun, forest fires, the neighbors, and more ... Three modern families experienced life on the ... See full summary »
29. The Adventures of the Wilderness Family (1975)
G | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A family flees the city for the wilderness. They learn to live with nature and more importantly, that when one has family, one has everything.
Votes: 1,486 | Gross: $31.22M
31. Killing Season (2013)
R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Two veterans of the Bosnian War, one American, one Serbian, find their unlikely friendship tested when one of them reveals their true intentions.
Votes: 36,833 | Gross: $0.03M
32. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Three trappers protect the daughters of a British Colonel in the midst of the French and Indian War.
Votes: 160,099 | Gross: $75.51M
34. Grey Owl (1999)
PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Western
The story of the life and work of the Canadian fur trapper-turned-conservationist who claimed to be an aboriginal North American.
Votes: 3,627 | Gross: $0.63M
37. Blackthorn (2011)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Western
In Bolivia, Butch Cassidy (now calling himself James Blackthorn) pines for one last sight of home, an adventure that aligns him with a young robber and makes the duo a target for gangs and lawmen alike.
Votes: 9,416 | Gross: $0.20M
38. Klondike (2014)
274 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The lives of two childhood best friends, Bill and Epstein, in the late 1890s as they flock to the gold rush capital in the untamed Yukon Territory. This man-versus-nature tale places our ... See full summary »
40. The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
PG | 101 min | Adventure, Family
In the 1930s, a tomboy runs away from her guardian to join her single father who is 2,000 miles away, where he has found work.
Votes: 5,839 | Gross: $2.14M
42. Disappearances (2006)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Forced to smuggle whiskey in an attempt to save a family, Quebec Bill (Kris Kristofferson) and his son embark on an unforgettable trip through the vast reaches of the wilderness.
Votes: 614 | Gross: $0.31M
45. The Far Horizons (1955)
Not Rated | 108 min | History, Romance, Western
After purchasing Louisiana from France, the USA sends surveyors Lewis and Clark, assisted by a Shoshone guide, to chart the new territory.
46. Heartland (1979)
PG | 96 min | Western, Drama