Most Popular Naturalist Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Last Airbender (2010)
PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must master all four elements and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water Tribes and the Earth Kingdom.
Votes: 140,305 | Gross: $131.56M
PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America.
Votes: 192,517 | Gross: $93.93M
3. Grizzly Man (2005)
R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
Votes: 49,358 | Gross: $3.17M
4. Miss Potter (2006)
PG | 88 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.
Votes: 26,958 | Gross: $2.98M
8. My Father's Glory (1990)
G | 105 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A young boy's life in turn-of-the-century France. Marcel, witnesses the success of his teacher father, as well as the success of his arrogant Uncle Jules. Marcel and family spend their ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,679 | Gross: $1.71M
9. What The Durrells Did Next (2019 TV Movie)
47 min | Documentary, Biography
The Durrells in Corfu (2016) star Keeley Hawes hosts this documentary about the extraordinary lives of The Durrell family after WWII forced them to leave Corfu, with special focus on Gerald, his seminal naturalist work and his visionary zoo.
11. Attenborough's Passion Projects (2016– )
60 min | Documentary
To honor their famous host and renown naturalist Sir David Attenborough's 90th birthday, the BBC has re-released David's four favorite programs from his extremely rich and influential career. He gives a short introduction to each of them.
Star: David Attenborough
154 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery
When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead in his country house, Dr James Mortimer asks Sherlock Holmes for help to save Sir Henry Baskerville, the only known heir, from the curse that haunts Baskerville family.
13. Proteus (2003)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance
An interracial gay love story set in early 18th century South Africa about two men -- a black prisoner living in a Cape Town penal colony and a Dutch sailor -- who weather injustices as a result of their affair.
15. A Girl of the Limberlost (1990 TV Movie)
105 min | Drama, Family
A teenage girl living in 1908 rural Indiana attends high school despite her mother's fierce opposition of her life, the friendship of a free-spirted older woman helps her stick to her goals.
17. White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild (1996)
PG | 83 min | Adventure, Family
As a plea-bargain to clear their school records, a group of misfit teens ventures into the majestic but unforgiving wilderness to help a young naturalist save the vanishing wolves. After ... See full summary »
18. Deadly Dinosaurs with Steve Backshall (2018– )
29 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family
English naturalist Steve Backshall uses modern technology to test the incredible abilities of various dinosaurs. Each episode features several dinos that had something in common and Steve's adventurous tests of their skills.
Star: Steve Backshall
19. Guardian of the Wilderness (1976)
G | 112 min | Adventure, Western
Based on the life of Galen Clark, whose determined efforts led to the creation of Yosemite National Park. When he is diagnosed with terminal tuberculosis, and disappointed that he hasn't ... See full summary »
22. Big Beasts: Last of the Giants (2018– )
45 min | Documentary, Adventure
Naturalist Patrick Aryee travels around the globe showcasing the majestic giant beasts that roam the Earth, usually three per episode. In between segments, he presents the extinct giant animals that used to rule the planet.
Star: Patrick Aryee
23. Life on Air: David Attenborough's 50 Years in Television (2002 TV Movie)
59 min | Documentary, Biography
This documentary traces the extraordinary television career of the legendary naturalist Sir David Attenborough, a BBC staple and one of the most respected pioneers of the nature documentary.
24. The Voyage That Shook the World (2009 Video)
52 min | Documentary, Biography, History
In 1831 a young amateur scientist, Charles Darwin, boarded HMS Beagle on an epic five-year voyage of discovery. 2009 marks the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary ... See full summary »
26. Bomba and the Hidden City (1950)
Passed | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Princess Leah is the rightful heir to a tribal throne which has been stolen from her by the dastardly Hassan. Bomba the Jungle Boy, of course, comes to her rescue.
28. Jackrabbit Sky (2009)
Max Boden, an ingenuitive desert naturalist, is trying to stop the construction of a copper mine on the outskirts of 1939 Tucson, Arizona. Through a series of arduously comical trials, Max ... See full summary »
29. The Fig Tree (1987 TV Movie)
58 min | Drama, Family
The plot centers around Miranda, a young girl who lost her mother at a very young age. She is troubled and withdrawn, pretend plays alone for hours and is obsessed with death. She creates ... See full summary »
31. Clarence (1937)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Pappa Wheeler hires a recently-discharged soldier, Clarence Smith, to repair a water heater and Wheeler keeps him on as an odd-job man around the house. Clarence discovers a few situations ... See full summary »
34. The Wonders of Alaska (2009 Video)
Not Rated | 63 min | Documentary
Out-of-this-world Alaska movie with stunning footage, educational narration and enjoyable music. See bears, calving glaciers, gigantic icebergs, eagles, harbor seals, killer whales, breaching humpback whales, and much more.
Director: Adam Kelly
35. Roaming Through Michigan (1950)
Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short
This Traveltalks entry roams through the northern end of Michigan's Lower Peninsula and makes a short visit to the Upper Peninsula. We start with a ride in a dune buggy on the Sleeping Bear... See full summary »
36. Trailing the Killer (1932)
Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Western
While the original title, "Trailing the Killer" isn't a misnomer, it was a bit misleading since the "trailer" is a dog named Caesar Caesar the Dog) and the killer is a mountain lion, aka as... See full summary »
46. Black Fury (1953)
Approved | 32 min | Short, Action, Adventure
An independent production picked up for distribution by the shorts department of Warner Brothers. Directed and photographed by the Florida-based Ted and Vincent Saizis, who confined most of... See full summary »
Nigel Marven's Cruise Ship Adventures (2015–2016)
A Central American Voyage
Heading full speed ahead to Central America, Nigel visits Corcovado National Park for the endangered jaguar, while in the Audubon Park, he finds the Three-toed Amphiuma and the heavy alligator snapping turtle.
Star: Nigel Marven
The Adventures of Hiram Holliday (1956–1961)
Adventure of the Romantic Pigeon
30 min | Comedy
Hiram learns that spies have kidnapped a scientist's daughter in order to wrest atomic secrets from the old man.
Nigel Marven's Cruise Ship Adventures (2015–2016)
An Indian Ocean Odyssey
Nigel's voyage to the exotic Indian Ocean begins from Mumbai where massive Indian Flying Foxes and extraordinary leopards coexist with man; however, nothing can prepare the bold passengers for an electrifying encounter with a real cobra.
Star: Nigel Marven