Expedition Movies

List of the best expedition movies selected by visitors to our site: Amundsen, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life, Pandorum, Wild, Into the Wild, Jack the Giant Slayer, Killer Mountain, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Archipelago, Kon-Tiki.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryNorway
Duration02:05
CharactersHeroes
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Political, Expeditions
PlaceNorway, Antarctica
StyleAction, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

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

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Japan, Germany
Duration01:57
CharactersMonsters, Archaeologists
PlotAdventure, Passion, Chase, Expeditions, Treasures
PlaceAfrica, Greece
StyleExciting, By games

Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's evil mastermind uses it to construct a weapon of catastrophic capabilities.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:48
CharactersMutant, Friends, Pilots
PlotWar, Survival, Supernatural, Chase, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Ships, Spaceships
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Atmospheric, Depressive, Underrated

Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more horrifying than they could have imagined.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
PlotOn real events, Survival, Travel, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceNature
StylePsychological problems, Inspirational, Soulful, By books, Fascinating

A woman with a tragic past decides to start her new life by hiking for one thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersHippies
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel, The escape
PlaceNature, Forest, Alaska, USA
StylePsychological problems, Mind-altering, Inspirational, Philosophical, Fascinating

The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:54
CharactersHorses, Dragons, Giants, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Expeditions, Rivalry
StyleFor children, Exciting, Light, Fascinating, Serious

The story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the young man, Jack into the battle of his life to stop them. Fighting for a kingdom, its people, and the love of a brave princess, he comes face to face with the unstoppable warriors he thought only existed in legend–and gets the chance to become a legend himself.

Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersDinosaurs, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Expeditions, Missing people
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, For men

A team of climbers is assembled by a rich and eccentric man to rescue a missing expedition he sent up to a forbidden mountain who disappeared after sending out one last disturbing radio message.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersPirates, Spy, Heroes, Military, Friends
PlotWar, Adventure, Sea battles, Expeditions, Rivalry
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean
Time18th century
StyleExciting, Action, Serious

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit of glory against the safety of his devoted crew, including the ship's thoughtful surgeon, his best friend.

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Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia
PlaceRussia
StyleFascinating, Tense, Touching

The picture tells about the feat of Russian scientists who are sent to Svalbard as part of the Russian-Swedish expedition in order to measure the actual size and shape of the globe.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryNorway, United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration01:49
CharactersFish
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel
PlaceSea, Islands, Ships, Nature, Ocean
StyleExciting, Action, Inspirational, Fascinating, Epic

The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:49
CharactersAstronauts, Scientists, Inventors, Farmers, Astronauts
PlotLove, Survival, Time travel, End of the world, Adventure
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds, Fantastic worlds, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Dystopian, To cry, Philosophical, Atmospheric

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:00
CharactersDogs, Animals, Scientists, Husky, Pilots
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel, Expeditions
PlaceAntarctica, Helicopters
StyleAction, Light, To cry, Inspirational, Fascinating

In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is called-off and the dogs are left alone at their own fortune. For six months, Jerry tries to find a sponsor for a rescue mission.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersDogs, Strong women, Scientists, Sisters, Investigators
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Travel, Experiments, Expeditions
PlaceEngland
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Tense

In 1862, daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren teams up with pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history. While breaking records and advancing scientific discovery, their voyage to the very edge of existence helps the unlikely pair find their place in the world they have left far below them. But they face physical and emotional challenges in the thin air, as the ascent becomes a fight for survival.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryWest Germany, Mexico, Peru
Duration01:33
CharactersMilitary, Amazons, Soldier
PlotAdventure, Travel, Slavery, Obsession, Expeditions
PlaceJungle
TimeMiddle Ages, 16th century
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious

A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirre, a ruthless man who cares only about riches, becomes their leader. But will his quest lead them to "the golden city", or to certain destruction?

Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryCanada, United Kingdom
Duration01:24
CharactersAstronauts
PlotSurvival, Alien invasion, Supernatural, Fear
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePsychological problems, Serious, For men, Disturbing

The Lunar Base Ark explores ore and unexpectedly is hit by a meteor shower and has severe damages. Colonel Gerard Brauchman sends the crewwoman Ava Cameron to repair a wing that is full of CO2. Dr. Lance Krauss warns that the gas may cause paranoia and hallucinations. Ava brings a sample of the meteor for analysis and Dr. Krauss finds that there are spores attached to the meteor. Ava accidentally cuts her finger in a sample but she hides the cut from the doctor. Soon Ava gets pregnant and delivers an alien offspring. However, neither Col. Brauchman nor Dr. Kraus believes in her words and they believe that Ava is delusional. He offspring bites the crewman Bruce Johns and the crew discovers that Bruce has been cloned by the alien. Soon they find how dangerous the clone is.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration02:37
CharactersGold miners
PlotTravel
PlaceUSSR, Siberia
StyleAction

It happened in the sixties, during the political thaw in the Soviet Union... but our story unfolds in the coldest terrain of the country. It was an unexplored and unbeaten terrain of boundless ice-field and forbidding rocks. This was the proper place for real men and real romantics. Our story is about the geologists prospecting gold in the Extreme North.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Pirates, Monsters, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Travel, Alien invasion, Chase, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Prison, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Marvel, Exciting, By comics, Beautiful

Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersIndians, Snake, Military, Amazons, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel, Obsession
PlaceJungle, England
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Tense, Makes me think, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, USA
TimeFuture
StyleAction

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

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:40
CharactersThieves, Scammers, Friends
PlotAdventure, Prison Break, The escape, Friendship, Death
PlaceHotels
StyleExciting, Beautiful, Atmospheric, Fancy, Worth watching

The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune and the slow and then sudden upheavals that transformed Europe during the first half of the 20th century.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Giants, Heroes
PlotAdventure, UFO, Teleportation, Space wars
PlaceSpace, Mars, Parallel worlds
StyleExciting, Steampunk, Epic, Serious

John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersScientists
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Obsession, Love triangle, Divorce
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Beautiful landscapes, Disturbing

TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a series of intense storms sweeping across Oklahoma, has other plans. Soon the three have joined the team of stormchasers as they attempt to insert a revolutionary measuring device into the very heart of several extremely violent tornados.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Spain
Duration02:34
CharactersHeroes, Military, Inventors
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Travel, Obsession, Uprising
PlaceShips, Ocean, Spain
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Atmospheric, Epic, Serious

1492: Conquest of Paradise depicts Christopher Columbus’ discovery of The New World and his effect on the indigenous people.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Iceland
Duration02:46
CharactersDoctors, Climbers
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Death, Expeditions
PlaceMountains, Everest
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Fascinating, Beautiful landscapes, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, adventure, biography
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:12
CharactersSharks, Whale, Family, Scientists, Fish
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Adventure, Travel
PlaceSea, Aircraft, Ships, Ocean, Party
StyleExciting, By books, Fascinating, Makes me think

Biopic of the great French ocean-going adventurer and filmmaker

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:57
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Immortals, Investigators, Archaeologists
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Martial Arts, Supernatural, Fate
PlaceTomb
StyleExciting, Light, Makes me think, For men

When a fellow scientist asks for Jack's help in locating the mausoleum of China's first emperor, the past collides violently with the present as Jack discovers his amazing visions are based in fact.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography
CountryAustralia
Duration01:53
CharactersDogs, Reporters
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship
PlaceDeserts, Australia
StyleInspirational, For girls, By books, Fascinating, Touching

Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, short
CountryUSA, France, India
Duration01:32
CharactersWriters, Businessmen
PlotTravel, Depression, Funeral
PlaceTrains, India
StyleMakes me think, Touching

Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other -- to become brothers again like they used to be. Their "spiritual quest", however, veers rapidly off-course (due to events involving over-the-counter pain killers, Indian cough syrup, and pepper spray).

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefamily, documentary
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersHeroes, Scientists
PlotTravel, Expeditions

James Cameron teams up with NASA scientists to explore the Mid-Ocean Ridge, a submerged chain of mountains that band the Earth and are home to some of the planet's most unique life forms.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA, South Africa
Duration01:50
CharactersHeroes, Hunters
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Pursuit
PlacePrison, Jungle, Caves, Pyramid
TimePrehistoric times
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.





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