Expedition Movies

List of the best expedition movies selected by visitors to our site: Amundsen, Ad Astra, The Climbers, 2036 Origin Unknown, High Life, Annihilation, Sharknado 5: Global Swarming, The Lost City of Z, Mission Kathmandu: The Adventures of Nelly & Simon, Kong: Skull Island.

In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Amundsen (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.2)
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
PlotOn real events, Snow, Cold, Expeditions, Political

    Based on the true story of polar explorer, Roald Amundsen, this movie covers his life and the dangerous way to the pole.

    Ad Astra (2019)
    Mark9 (imdb: 6.5)
    Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
    CountryUSA, China, Brazil
    CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts, Aliens
    PlotLoneliness, Expeditions, Obsession, Chase
    PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Moon, Mars
    StyleTouching, Exciting, Disturbing, Fascinating

      An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.

      The Climbers (2019)
      Markimdb: 5.5
      PlotAdventure, Survival, Snow, Expeditions
      StyleDisturbing, Fascinating

        May 1960. Mount Everest, the second step under the cliff. The four members of the China Everest Climbing Commando are attacking the most difficult and most difficult "second step". This is their fifth assault. The first four failures have cost them too much physical strength - ...finally, the wind and snow stop the gap.

        2036 Origin Unknown (2018)
        Mark4.6 (imdb: 4.4)
        Genrefantastic, action, thriller
        CountryUnited Kingdom
        PlotArtificial Intelligence, Expeditions, Investigation
        PlaceSpace, Mars
        StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating

          After the first manned mission to Mars ends in a deadly crash, mission controller Mackenzie 'Mack' Wilson assists an artificial intelligence system, A.R.T.I. Their investigation uncovers a mysterious object under the surface of Mars that could change the future of our planet as we know it.

          High Life (2018)
          Mark5.2 (imdb: 5.8)
          Genrefantastic, thriller
          CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, Poland
          CharactersCriminals, Dogs
          PlotExpeditions, Experiments, Black holes, Death, Survival, Loneliness
          PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Trains, Prison
          StyleExciting, Tense, Makes me think

            Monte and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to the outer reaches of the solar system. They must now rely on each other to survive as they hurtle toward the oblivion of a black hole.

            Annihilation (2018)
            Mark8 (imdb: 6.8)
            Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
            CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
            CharactersScientists, Psychologists, Bears, Mutant
            PlotDeath, Expeditions, Depression, Missing people
            PlaceSpace, Lighthouse, Jungle
            StyleFascinating, Exciting, Tense

              A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.

              Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (2017)
              Mark10 (imdb: 3.9)
              Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
              PlotAdventure, Disasters, War, Tornadoes, Time travel, Expeditions

                Fin and his wife April travel around the world to save their young son who's trapped inside a sharknado.

                The Lost City of Z (2017)
                Mark5.4 (imdb: 6.6)
                Genreaction, drama, adventure, biography, history
                CharactersAmazons, Snake
                PlotExpeditions, Fate, Adventure, Survival, Obsession, Travel, On real events
                PlaceJungle, England
                StyleExciting, Tense, Inspirational, Makes me think

                  A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilazation in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.

                  Mission Kathmandu: The Adventures of Nelly & Simon (2017)
                  Markimdb: 5
                  Genrecomedy, adventure, cartoon
                  CharactersScientists, Friends, Detectives, Yeti, Climbers
                  PlotTime travel, Mystery, Mystery, Adventure, Expeditions, Chase
                  PlaceForest, Canada, Mountains

                    Quebec, 1956. The impulsive and headstrong Nelly Maloye, a novice private eye, joins the methodical and pragmatic Simon Picard, a research scientist in a dubious quest to prove the existence of the elusive Yeti. The brave-hearted heroes come face-to-face with countless dangers during their trek through the heart of the Himalayas.

                    Kong: Skull Island (2017)
                    Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
                    Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
                    CountryUSA, Vietnam, China
                    CharactersMonkeys, Monsters, Military
                    PlotSurvival, Death, Adventure, Expeditions, Chase, Fear
                    PlaceIslands, Jungle
                    StyleExciting, Unexpected ending

                      Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.

                      Phoenix Forgotten (2017)
                      Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.3)
                      Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
                      CharactersParents, Friends, Aliens
                      PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Travel, Mystery, Mystery, UFO, Investigation, Missing people, Expeditions, Abduction, Fear, Cars
                      PlaceForest, USA, Mountains, Deserts, Aircraft
                      StyleExciting, Light, Tense, Disturbing

                        20 years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.

                        The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
                        Mark5 (imdb: 6.2)
                        Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
                        CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
                        CharactersMonkeys, Kings, Snipers, Hunters, Crocodiles
                        PlotDeath, Martial Arts, Survival, Expeditions, Slavery, Chase
                        PlaceJungle, Mountains, Ships, Village
                        StyleUnexpected ending

                          Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.

                          Everest (2015)
                          Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.1)
                          Genrethriller, drama, adventure, biography, history, sport
                          CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Iceland
                          CharactersClimbers, Doctors
                          PlotExpeditions, Snow, Cold, Adventure, Survival, Death, On real events
                          StyleAction, Disturbing, Fascinating

                            Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest of elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival.

                            Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe (2015)
                            Mark10 (imdb: 5.1)
                            Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
                            PlaceMountains, Deserts, Caves

                              In 1979, a young soldier is working in China's snowcapped mountains when an explosion reveals bizarre fossils hidden deep in the mountain caverns. What they discover next will change his life and human history forever.

                              Interstellar (2014)
                              Mark9 (imdb: 8.6)
                              Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
                              CountryUSA, United Kingdom
                              CharactersFarmers, Astronauts, Scientists, Friends, Astronauts, Inventors
                              PlotAdventure, Black holes, Time travel, Love, Cheating, Survival, Artificial Intelligence, End of the world, Expeditions
                              PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Parallel worlds
                              StyleWorth watching, Best soundtracks, Good music, Popular, To cry, Atmospheric, Makes me think

                                Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

                                Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
                                Markimdb: 7.6
                                Genrefantastic, action, drama
                                CharactersScientists, Monkeys
                                PlotRivalry, Viruses, Survival, Expeditions, Revolution, Experiments
                                StyleAction, Exciting, Depressive, Fascinating, Makes me think

                                  A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.

                                  Operation Arctic (2014)
                                  Markimdb: 6
                                  Genreadventure, family
                                  PlotAdventure, Survival, Expeditions, Travel
                                  PlaceNature, Islands
                                  StyleTense, Fascinating

                                    After stowing away on a rescue helicopter, three children find themselves stuck on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean with little hope of rescue. They have to conquer fear, wild animals, raging weather, lack of food, and find a way to communicate with the mainland.

                                    Europa Report (2013)
                                    Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.4)
                                    Genrefantastic, thriller
                                    PlaceSpace, USA

                                      A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.

                                      Mountains of the Moon (2013)
                                      Mark3 (imdb: 6.4)
                                      CharactersHeroes, Friends
                                      PlotExpeditions, Volcanoes, Adventure, Treasures

                                        Chander Pahar follows Shankar Choudhury, a 20 year-old that takes a job working for the Uganda Railway, and winds up quitting his job in search of diamonds and the Kenya's Mountain of the Moon. Based on the popular Bengali adventure novel of the same name.

                                        The Last Days on Mars (2013)
                                        Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.5)
                                        Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
                                        CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
                                        CharactersZombie, Astronauts
                                        PlotExpeditions, Death, Survival, Fear
                                        PlaceMars, Space, Spaceships
                                        StyleAtmospheric, Action, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing

                                          On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to pack up and goes out on an unauthorized expedition to collect further samples. But a routine excavation turns to disaster when the porous ground collapses and he falls into a deep crevice and near certain death. His devastated colleagues attempt to recover his body. However, when another vanishes, they start to suspect that the life-form they have discovered is not without danger.