Expedition Movies

List of the best expedition movies selected by visitors to our site: Amundsen, Pandorum, Killer Mountain, Interstellar, Ad Astra, The Descent, Sea Fever, Lost & Found, Prometheus, Europa Report.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Amundsen (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryNorway
Duration02:05

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

Pandorum (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:48

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.

Killer Mountain (2011)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

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.

Interstellar (2014)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:49

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.

Ad Astra (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, China, Brazil
Duration02:36

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 Descent (2005)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:39

After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, they find themselves in a desperate struggle to survive the creatures and each other.

Sea Fever (2020)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryRepublic of Ireland, USA, United Kingdom, Sweden, Belgium

The crew of a West of Ireland trawler—marooned at sea—struggle for their lives against a growing parasite in their water supply.

Lost & Found (2016)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, adventure, family, detective
CountryCanada, USA

Sent to spend the summer with their uncle on a remote island, young brothers Andy and Mark learn that their eccentric grandfather once owned the island, but vanished without a trace…taking with him the secret to a vast fortune. Delving into the mysterious past of the island, the brothers discover that their grandfather designed a complex treasure hunt, a hunt that could lead to unimaginable wealth and heal their broken family – if they can find it in time. Sinister forces also search for the money and will stop at nothing to keep the boys from their quest. As the adventure unfolds, the boys learn that the bonds of family are the most valuable riches of all, and that some family secrets can’t stay buried forever.

Prometheus (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:04

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

Europa Report (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

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

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Breach (2020)
Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryCanada

A hardened mechanic must stay awake and maintain an interstellar ark fleeing the dying planet Earth with a few thousand lucky souls on board... the last of humanity. Unfortunately, humans are not the only passengers. A shapeshifting alien creature has taken residence, its only goal is to kill as many people as possible. The crew must think quickly to stop this menace before it destroys mankind.

The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, detective
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:47

An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century, focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.

Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

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.

The Wildest Dream (2010)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

Uses astonishing visuals to tell the intersecting stories of George Mallory, the first man to attempt a summit of Mount Everest, and Conrad Anker, the mountaineer who finds Mallory's frozen remains 75 years later.

Chasing Ice (2012)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:15

When National Geographic photographer James Balog asked, “How can one take a picture of climate change?” his attention was immediately drawn to ice. Soon he was asked to do a cover story on glaciers that became the most popular and well-read piece in the magazine during the last five years. But for Balog, that story marked the beginning of a much larger and longer-term project that would reach epic proportions.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

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.

Tomb Invader (2018)
Markimdb: 2.6
Genreaction, adventure
CountryUSA

With promises of untold treasure, two modern-day adventurers team up to enter the ancient tomb of Quin Shi Haung, and stop a madman from releasing the mercury trapped within.

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

When a princess is shrunken by an evil wizard, Sinbad must undertake a quest to an island of monsters to cure her and prevent a war.

The Lost City of Z (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

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.

Arachnophobia (1990)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

A large spider from the jungles of South America is accidentally transported in a crate with a dead body to America where it mates with a local spider. Soon after, the residents of a small California town disappear as the result of spider bites from the deadly spider offspring. It's up to a couple of doctors with the help of an insect exterminator to annihilate these eight legged freaks.

Ghosts of the Abyss (2003)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefamily, documentary
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:28

With a team of the world's foremost historic and marine experts as well as friend Bill Paxton, James Cameron embarks on an unscripted adventure back to the wreck of the Titanic where nearly 1,500 souls lost their lives almost a century ago.

Sanctum (2011)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:49

The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them deep into the caverns, they must fight raging water, deadly terrain and creeping panic as they search for an unknown escape route to the sea. Master diver Frank McGuire (Richard Roxburgh) has explored the South Pacific's Esa-ala Caves for months. But when his exit is cut off in a flash flood, Frank's team--including 17-year-old son Josh (Rhys Wakefield) and financier Carl Hurley (Ioan Gruffudd)--are forced to radically alter plans. With dwindling supplies, the crew must navigate an underwater labyrinth to make it out. Soon, they are confronted with the unavoidable question: Can they survive, or will they be trapped forever?

Vertical Limit (2000)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:04

Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving elements. But, as Annie lays injured in an icy cavern, the rescuers face several terrifying events that could end the rescue attempt -- and their lives.

Phoenix Forgotten (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:06

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.

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.

Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:16

Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a fellow detainee and makes his way to Llaso, Tibet, where he meets the 14-year-old Dalai Lama, whose friendship ultimately transforms his outlook on life.

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.

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.

The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
Duration02:19

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.

Avatar (2009)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:42

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.




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