Documentary, Adventure, English (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. I AM PATRICK (2020)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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I AM PATRICK peels back centuries of legend and myth to tell the true story of Saint Patrick. Through historical re-enactments, expert interviews and Patrick's own writings, experience the journey from man to saint.

Director: Jarrod Anderson | Stars: John Rhys-Davies, Moe Dunford, Toni O'Rourke, Robert McCormack

Votes: 63

2. Free Solo (2018)

PG-13 | 100 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

8.2
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83 Metascore

Alex Honnold attempts to become the first person to ever free solo climb El Capitan.

Directors: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi | Stars: Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Jimmy Chin, Cheyne Lempe

Votes: 45,367 | Gross: $17.54M

3. Touching the Void (2003)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

8.0
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82 Metascore

The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Simon Yates, Joe Simpson, Brendan Mackey, Nicholas Aaron

Votes: 32,403 | Gross: $4.59M

4. Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story (2017)

TV-PG | 86 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

7.4
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Charged with 2400 volts of electricity, Eduardo Garcia lost an arm, ribs, muscle mass and nearly his life, but more important than what he lost is what he found.

Director: Phillip Baribeau | Stars: Eduardo Garcia, Jennifer Jane, Manuel Garcia, Eugenio Garcia

Votes: 463 | Gross: $0.01M

5. Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's Island of Dr. Moreau (2014)

Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, Adventure

7.5
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A behind the scenes chronicle of how clash of vision, bad creative decisions, lack of interest and really bad weather plagued the disastrous production of the infamous The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996).

Director: David Gregory | Stars: Richard Stanley, Kier-La Janisse, Michael Gingold, Graham Humphreys

Votes: 3,076

6. Reel Rock 14 (2019)

102 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

8.7
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The Reel Rock Film Tour, one of climbing's greatest celebrations, returns with a new collection of world premiere films. In The High Road, the powerful and bold Nina Williams tests herself ... See full summary »

Directors: Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer, Brett Lowell, Austin Siadak, Nick Rosen | Stars: Tommy Caldwell, Brad Gobright, Alex Honnold, Stephen Jeffery

Votes: 45

7. The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young (2014)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

7.8
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67 Metascore

In its first 25 years only 10 people have finished The Barkley Marathons. Based on a historic prison escape, this cult like race tempts people from around the world to test their limits of ... See full summary »

Directors: Annika Iltis, Timothy James Kane | Star: Lazarus Lake

Votes: 4,230

8. Coyote: The Mike Plant Story (2017)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

8.4
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Spanning the decade from Mike Plant's arrival in professional offshore sailing in the mid 1980's, COYOTE follows Plant's daring spirit as he challenges both Mother Nature - around the world... See full summary »

Director: Thomas M. Simmons | Stars: Mike Plant, Philippe Jeantot, Ken Read, Herb McCormick

Votes: 63

9. Romantic Road (2017)

80 min | Documentary, Adventure, Romance

7.1
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Leading London lawyer and his wife re-define later life by motoring across rural India in their battered 1936 Rolls Royce, to get to a human rights festival in Bangladesh.

Director: Oliver McGarvey | Stars: Jan Grey, Rupert Grey, Mark Sealy, Ankur Vikal

Votes: 32

10. Camp Beaverton: Meet the Beavers (2013)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy

5.0
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Camp Beaverton: Meet the Beavers is a documentary film by Ana Grillo and Beth Nelsen, aka Ana Mission and Agent Nelsen. Camp Beaverton is the Home for Wayward Girls, the only queer, all ... See full summary »

Directors: Ana Grillo, Beth Nelsen

Votes: 123

11. The Last Shaman (2016)

77 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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49 Metascore

James gives himself 12 months before he has 'a license to kill himself', he sets off to the amazon rainforest with hopes of finding a shaman who can save his life.

Director: Raz Degan | Stars: Guillermo Arevalo, James Freeman

Votes: 920 | Gross: $0.02M

12. The Last Man on the Moon (2014)

TV-MA | 95 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

7.4
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78 Metascore

When Apollo astronaut Gene Cernan stepped off the moon in December 1972 he left his footprints and his daughter's initials in the lunar dust. Only now is he ready to share his epic but deeply personal story of fulfillment, love, and loss.

Director: Mark Craig | Stars: Eugene Cernan, Alan Bean, Jonathan Cohen, Charles Duke

Votes: 3,031 | Gross: $0.05M

13. The Eagle Huntress (2016)

G | 87 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

7.5
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72 Metascore

Thirteen-year-old Aisholpan trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her nomad family to become an eagle huntress.

Director: Otto Bell | Stars: Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Daisy Ridley, Rys Nurgaiv

Votes: 3,260 | Gross: $3.17M

14. This Mountain Life (2019)

76 min | Documentary, Adventure

7.3
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Few venture into true mountain wilderness. A riveting portrait of human passion set high in the peaks of British Columbia, Canada.

Director: Grant Baldwin

Votes: 115

15. African Cats (2011)

G | 89 min | Documentary, Adventure

7.6
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61 Metascore

A nature documentary centered on two cat families and how they teach their cubs the ways of the wild.

Directors: Keith Scholey, Alastair Fothergill | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick Stewart, Mara

Votes: 5,956 | Gross: $15.42M

16. The Fourth Phase (2016)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

7.1
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From the innovators of "The Art Of FLIGHT" (2011) comes a documentary about the iconic snowboarder Travis Rice. The production of the movie started in 2013.

Director: Jon Klaczkiewicz | Stars: Mikkel Bang, Shin Biyajima, Ben Ferguson, Cam FitzPatrick

Votes: 1,258

17. Antarctica: A Year on Ice (2013)

PG | 91 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

7.6
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69 Metascore

A visually stunning chronicle of what it is like to live in Antarctica for a full year, including winters isolated from the rest of the world, and enduring months of darkness in the coldest place on Earth.

Director: Anthony Powell | Stars: Anthony Powell, Genevieve Bachman, William Brotman, Michael Christiansen

Votes: 3,146 | Gross: $0.29M

18. Sweetgrass (2009)

Unrated | 101 min | Documentary, Adventure, Western

6.9
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80 Metascore

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 »

Directors: Ilisa Barbash, Lucien Castaing-Taylor

Votes: 849 | Gross: $0.21M

19. Living on One Dollar (2013)

TV-14 | 56 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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An award-winning film that has been called "A Must Watch" by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and Director of The Hunger Games, Gary Ross. Living on One Dollar follows the journey of four ... See full summary »

Directors: Zach Ingrasci, Sean Leonard, Chris Temple | Stars: Chris Temple, Zach Ingrasci, Sean Leonard, Ryan Christoffersen

Votes: 4,586

20. Wings of Hope (2000 TV Movie)

65 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

7.6
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Werner Herzog returns to the South American jungle with Juliane Koepcke, the German woman who was the sole survivor of a plane crash there in 1971. They find the remains of the plane and recreate her journey out of the jungle.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Juliane Koepcke, Juan Zaplana Ramirez

Votes: 943

21. Maidentrip (2013)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

7.5
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70 Metascore

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.

Director: Jillian Schlesinger | Stars: Dick Dekker, Kim Dekker, Laura Dekker, Barbara Mueller

Votes: 3,578 | Gross: $0.07M

22. Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey (2017)

96 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

7.7
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Fred Beckey is the legendary American "Dirtbag" mountaineer whose name is spoken in hushed tones around campfires. This rebel climber's pioneering ascents and lifestyle form an iconic legacy that continues to inspire generations.

Director: Dave O'Leske | Stars: Fred Beckey, Conrad Anker, Helmy Beckey, Alex Bertulis

Votes: 187

23. The Endless Summer 2 (1994)

TV-14 | 109 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

7.6
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Bruce Brown, king of surfing documentaries, returns after nearly thirty years to trace the steps of two young surfers to top surfing spots around the world. Along the way we see many of the... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Brown | Stars: Patrick O'Connell, Robert 'Wingnut' Weaver, Robert August, T.J. Barron

Votes: 1,755 | Gross: $2.16M

24. Sea Gypsies: The Far Side of the World (2017)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

8.5
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The story of a small group of modern seafaring gypsies, following them as they strike out across the largest expanse of uninhabited geography on earth, in search of adventure, awe and whatever else lies at the far side of the world.

Director: Nico Edwards | Stars: David Bowie, Nico Edwards, Clemens Gabriel, Ayack Wanderer

Votes: 75

25. The Art of Flight (2011)

PG-13 | 80 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

8.2
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Two years in the making, this film gives snowboarder [ling=nm1751071] and friends the opportunity to redefine what is possible in the mountains.

Director: Curt Morgan | Stars: Travis Rice, Mark Landvik, John Jackson, Nicolas Müller

Votes: 7,460

26. Orange Sunshine (2016)

Not Rated | 105 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

7.2
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Orange Sunshine is the never-before-told story of the Brotherhood of Eternal Love - a spiritual group of surfers and hippies in California, which became the largest suppliers of LSD during ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Kirkley | Stars: Austin Arnold, Tyler Mauro, Francesca Galassi, Taylor Bottles

Votes: 509

27. Craigslist Joe (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure

6.8
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45 Metascore

In a time when America's economy was crumbling and sense of community was in question, one guy left everything behind to see if he could survive solely on the support and goodwill of the 21st century's new town square: Craigslist.

Director: Joseph Garner | Stars: Joseph Garner, Kristos Andrews, Gina Keatley, Michael T. Kuciak

Votes: 3,689

28. Rocketman (II) (2019)

94 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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A crew of dreamers work through trials and tribulations attempting to launch Michael 'Mad Mike' Hughes in a homemade rocket on a mission to prove that the Earth is flat.

Directors: Toby Brusseau, Michael Linn | Stars: 'Mad' Mike Hughes, Waldo Stakes, Patrick Marchese, Danny Bern

Votes: 120

29. Atlantis Rising (2017 TV Movie)

93 min | Documentary, Adventure, Mystery

6.7
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Hollywood legend James Cameron and filmmaker Simcha Jacobovici go on an adventure to find the lost city of Atlantis by using Greek philosopher Plato as a virtual treasure map.

Director: Simcha Jacobovici | Stars: James Cameron, Georgeos Díaz-Montexano, Peter Ellul Vincenti, Richard Freund

Votes: 216

30. The Great Alone (2015)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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The Great Alone is a feature length independent documentary film that tells the inspiring comeback story of Iditarod Champion Lance Mackey.

Director: Greg Kohs | Stars: Dick Mackey, Lance Mackey

Votes: 367

31. Finding 52

90 min | Documentary, Adventure | Post-production

Finding 52: The Search for the Loneliest Whale in the World is a feature length documentary that will take audiences on a journey to find the forgotten "52 Hertz Whale." Calling out at 52 ... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Zeman

32. Tree of Life (I) (2014)

Documentary, Adventure, Family

5.2
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Someone dies, Everyone is bereft. A baby is born.

Director: Wendell Charles NeSmith | Star: Wendell Charles NeSmith

Votes: 40

33. Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery (1997 TV Movie)

TV-G | 240 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

8.5
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The story of the most important American exploration expedition in American history and the participants in it.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Adam Arkin, John Logan Allen, Stephen Ambrose

Votes: 1,033

34. Losing Sight of Shore (2017)

TV-PG | 92 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

7.4
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Four brave women set out to row across the Pacific Ocean from America to Australia.

Director: Sarah Moshman

Votes: 543

35. Given (2016)

72 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family

7.8
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GIVEN is the story of a legacy that takes one unique family on an adventure from their home in Kauai around the world. Told through the memories of a child, Given is the simple yet ... See full summary »

Director: Jess Bianchi | Stars: Aamion Goodwin, Daize Goodwin, Given Goodwin, True Goodwin

Votes: 1,559

36. #TAKEMEANYWHERE (2018)

44 min | Documentary, Adventure

7.6
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LaBeouf, Rönkkö and Turner embark on a month-long project to hitchhike the internet, posting their coordinates online each day and waiting for a ride, with their path entirely in the hands of the public.

Directors: Shia LaBeouf, Nastja Säde Rönkkö, Luke Turner | Stars: Luke Turner, Shia LaBeouf, Nastja Säde Rönkkö, Lucille Petty

Votes: 58

37. How to Change the World (2015)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

7.6
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77 Metascore

In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. Using never before seen archive that brings their extraordinary world to life,... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Rothwell | Stars: Robert Hunter, Patrick Moore, Paul Watson, Rex Weyler

Votes: 1,009

38. Garnet's Gold (2014)

75 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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Follow one extraordinary man's quixotic and recklessly brave adventure in search of hidden treasure, in a belated rite of passage to rediscover the meaning of his life.

Director: Ed Perkins

Votes: 152

39. Revolution (II) (2012)

PG | 85 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family

7.7
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53 Metascore

Filmmaker Rob Stewart advances the theory that though humans depend on the natural world for subsistence, humans are nature's greatest enemy.

Director: Rob Stewart | Stars: Nnimmo Bassey, Krystyna Bednarska, Adrienne Maree Brown, Lester Brown

Votes: 383

40. All the Wild Horses (2017)

90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport

6.9
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All The Wild Horses documents the Mongol Derby horse race, the longest and toughest horse race in the world, and easily the most epic and dangerous, as it leads through 650 miles of Mongolian steppe, desert and mountain ranges.

Director: Ivo Marloh | Stars: George Azarias, Andrew Challen, Erik Cooper, Campbell Costello

Votes: 113

41. Bunker77 (2016)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

6.9
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A chronicle of the wild and brief life of the 1970s' most controversial surf star and international playboy from Los Angeles, Bunker Spreckels.

Director: Takuji Masuda | Stars: Tony Alva, Laird Hamilton, Mike Judge, Johnny Knoxville

Votes: 100

42. Born to Be Wild (2011)

G | 40 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

7.6
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66 Metascore

This heartwarming film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them-saving endangered species one life at a time.

Director: David Lickley | Stars: Birute Galdikas, Daphne Sheldrick, Morgan Freeman, Chris Fries

Votes: 2,883 | Gross: $25.89M

43. Finding Noah (2015)

Not Rated | 116 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

4.4
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A group of intrepid explorers go on a journey of discovery and excitement as they climb and live atop a 17,000ft mountain in Eastern Turkey to conduct a scientific expedition to determine ... See full summary »

Director: Brent Baum | Stars: Chris Fries, Gary Sinise

Votes: 89

44. Under an Arctic Sky (2017)

Not Rated | 39 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

7.0
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Six surfers set sail along the frozen shores of Iceland as the worst storm in twenty-five years is about to arrive.

Director: Chris Burkard | Stars: Chris Burkard, Sam Hammer, Steve Hawk, Sigurdur Jonsson

Votes: 1,300

45. Chasing the Light (2015)

60 min | Documentary, Adventure | Completed

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An Australian adventure documentary following the famous photographer Ken Duncan with the renown photo-journalist Ray Martin, venturing into one of the worlds most wild and isolated coastlines at the tail end of the Wet Season.

Director: Geoff Young

46. Trail to Terror (2016)

117 min | Documentary, Adventure, Horror

8.4
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A real life documentary about Fear. Dakota Laden takes his sister, Chelsea, and best friends Tanner and Coalin on a five night journey to test their limits of fear. This real life ... See full summary »

Director: Dakota Laden | Stars: Chelsea Laden, Dakota Laden, Coalin Smith, Tanner Wiseman

Votes: 19

47. The Last Trapper (2004)

94 min | Documentary, Adventure

7.1
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A trapper and his wife brave the harsh Yukon climate, trecherous landscape and dangerous wildlife in an attempt to live a life of solitude.

Director: Nicolas Vanier | Stars: Norman Winther, May Loo, Alex Van Bibber, Ken Bolton

Votes: 1,570

48. Mully (2015)

TV-PG | 81 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

8.1
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A homeless orphan in Kenya becomes a lucrative businessman, only to give it all up and open an orphanage that today serves over 2000 Kenyan children.

Director: Scott Haze | Stars: Charles Mully, Esther Mully, Isaac Mulli, Ndondo Mulli

Votes: 193

49. Alien Planet (2005 TV Movie)

94 min | Documentary, Animation, Adventure

7.3
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The CGI or computer animated drama/documentary takes place on Darwin IV, a planet 6.5 light years from earth, with 2 suns and 60% of Earth's gravity. Having identified Darwin as a world ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre de Lespinois | Stars: Wayne D. Barlowe, Curtis Clark, James Garvin, Jamie Hanes

Votes: 1,411

50. Journey of Hanuman (2013 Video)

85 min | Documentary, Adventure, Mystery

7.7
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'Journey of Hanuman' preserves moments still existing in India that have not been disturbed by globalization and are connected with the antique spiritual knowledge of India. I wanted to ... See full summary »

Director: Lola Creel | Stars: Rip Brar, Peter Coyote, Arun Mathai, Bekah Rife

Votes: 49


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