Desert Movies

List of the best movies about the desert, selected by visitors to our site: Queen of the Desert, Dune, The Hills Have Eyes 2, The Scorpion King: Book of Souls, Zoolander 2, The Meddler, The Tree, Robin Hood, Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage, Ideal Home.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Queen of the Desert (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA, Morocco
Duration03:10

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.

Dune (2021)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, Hungary

Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet's exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence-a commodity capable of unlocking humanity's greatest potential-only those who can conquer their fear will survive.

The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

A group of National Guard trainees find themselves battling against a vicious group of mutants on their last day of training in the desert.

The Scorpion King: Book of Souls (2018)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Belgium

The Scorpion King teams up with a female warrior named Tala, who is the sister of The Nubian King. Together they search for a legendary relic known as The Book of Souls, which will allow them to put an end to an evil warlord.

Zoolander 2 (2016)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, adventure, short, detective
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration02:36

Derek and Hansel are modelling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.

The Meddler (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

With a new iPhone, an apartment near the Grove, and a comfortable bank account left to her by her beloved late husband, Marnie Minervini has happily relocated from New Jersey to Los Angeles to be near her daughter Lori, a successful (but still single) screenwriter, and smother her with motherly love. But when the dozens of texts, unexpected visits, and conversations dominated by unsolicited advice force Lori to draw strict personal boundaries, Marnie finds ways to channel her eternal optimism and forceful generosity to change the lives of others - as well as her own - and find a new purpose in life.

The Tree (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Australia, Germany, Italy, USA
Duration01:40

The O'Neills lived happily in their house in the Australian countryside. That was until one day fate struck blindly, taking the life of Peter, the father, leaving his grief-stricken wife Dawn alone with their four children. Among them, eight-year-old Simone denies this reality. She is persuaded that her father still lives in the giant fig tree growing near their house and speaks to her through its leaves. But the tree becomes more and more invasive and threatens the house. It must be felled. Of course, Simone won't allow it.

Robin Hood (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Croatia, France, Hungary
Duration01:51

A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown.

Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

When the Sultan's first born is taken by an evil sorcerer, Sinbad is tasked with traveling to a desert of magic and creatures to save her.

Ideal Home (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

A couple is going through marital troubles made worse when a previously unknown grandson shows up.

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The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

Aging sidekick Lefty Brown has ridden with Eddie Johnson his entire life. But when a rustler kills Eddie, Lefty is forced from his partner’s shadow and must confront the ugly realities of frontier justice.

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA
Duration02:11

19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.

Rambo: Last Blood (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:01

After fighting his demons for decades, John Rambo now lives in peace on his family ranch in Arizona, but his rest is interrupted when Gabriela, the granddaughter of his housekeeper María, disappears after crossing the border into Mexico to meet her biological father. Rambo, who has become a true father figure for Gabriela over the years, undertakes a desperate and dangerous journey to find her.

Lucky (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

Follows the journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. He finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration.

Happy Hunting (2017)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, western
CountryUSA

An alcoholic drifter must battle withdrawal and psychotic rednecks after he becomes the target of a deranged sporting event.

Beyond the Reach (2014)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

A high-rolling corporate shark and his impoverished young guide play the most dangerous game during a hunting trip in the Mojave Desert.

Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:50

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

Rock the Kasbah (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, military, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:47

A washed-up music producer finds one last shot at redemption with a golden-voiced young girl in Afghanistan. However, when jealousy gets the better of a disgruntled ex-boyfriend, he decides to oppose the young star with talent of his own.

Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:30

Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze.

Phantasm: Ravager (2016)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

Brothers Mike and Jody join family friend Reggie to battle the Tall Man and his evil minions from another dimension, for the final time.

The Boy (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, China, Canada, Australia
Duration02:29

A nanny, working for a family whose son has just passed away, finds herself put in charge of caring for a lifelike doll that the couple treat as a real child.

Heatstroke (2013)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, South Africa, Germany

On a family trip in the African desert, a research scientist unintentionally travels off course and is brutally murdered by an arms dealer. His girlfriend is put to the ultimate survival test as she attempts to evade the killers and protect his teenage daughter.

24 Hours to Live (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy
CountrySouth Africa, China, USA
Duration02:23

An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.

The Little Things (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's past, uncovering disturbing secrets that could threaten more than his case.

Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Teddy Duncan's middle-class family embarks on a road trip from their home in Denver to visit Mrs. Duncans Parents, the Blankenhoopers, in Palm Springs. When they find themselves stranded between Denver and Utah, they try to hitch a ride to Las Vegas with a seemingly normal older couple in a station wagon from Roswell, New Mexico. It turns out that the couple believes they are the victims of alien abduction. The Duncan's must resort to purchasing a clunker Yugo to get to Utah, have their luggage stolen in Las Vegas, and survive a zany Christmas with Grandpa and Grandma Blankenhooper.

Close Range (2015)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

A rogue soldier turned outlaw is thrust into a relentless fight with a corrupt sheriff, his obedient deputies, and a dangerous drug cartel in order to protect his sister and her young daughter.

Man of Steel (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

Area 51 (2015)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:38

Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets.

Day of the Mummy (2014)
Markimdb: 2.6
Genrehorror
CountryUSA, Venezuela
Duration01:20

Welcome to Egypt, land of the Pharaohs. A place steeped in history and legend; Gods and spiritual guides; untold wealth – and the bone-cracking, blood-spilling guardians of its riches. Jack Wells has arrived in Egypt in search of the famous diamond known as The Codex Stone. His journey leads him to the tomb of the cursed King Neferu, cursed not by name but by nature. With his centuries-old slumber disturbed by timeless human greed, the King rises from the dead with a blood-lust that cannot be quenched and a raging fury that will shred flesh from bone, bringing terrible and tormented death to all who dare witness the Day of the Mummy.

Kin (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:34

A young boy finds a powerful otherworldly weapon, which he uses to save his older adoptive brother from a crew of thugs. Before long, the two of them are also pursued by federal agents and mysterious mercenaries aiming to reclaim their asset.




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