Movies about Alaska

Movies about Alaska
List of the best movies about Alaska, selected by visitors to our site: 30 Days of Night, Balto, Into the Wild, Eight Below, The Gold Rush, Alaska, The Simpsons Movie, Hold the Dark, Mystery, Alaska, Big Miracle.

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

Genre
Country
30 Days of Night (2007)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted orgy of destruction. Only the small town's husband-and-wife Sheriff team stand between the survivors and certain destruction.

Balto (1995)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:11

An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.

Into the Wild (2007)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:28

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.

Eight Below (2006)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:00

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.

The Gold Rush (1925)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:21

A lone prospector ventures into Alaska looking for gold. He gets mixed up with some burly characters and falls in love with the beautiful Georgia. He tries to win her heart with his singular charm.

Alaska (1996)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreadventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

Jake Barnes and his two kids, Sean and Jessie, have moved to Alaska after his wife died. He is a former airline pilot now delivering toilet paper across the mountains. During an emergency delivery in a storm his plane goes down somewhere in the mountains. Annoyed that the authorities aren't doing enough, Jessie and Sean set out on an adventure to find their father with the help of a polar bear which they have saved from a ferocious poacher. Conflict ensues.

The Simpsons Movie (2007)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, adventure, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.

Hold the Dark (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:24

In the grim Alaskan winter, a naturalist hunts for wolves blamed for killing a local boy, but he soon finds himself swept into a chilling mystery.

Mystery, Alaska (1999)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:59

In Mystery, Alaska, life revolves around the legendary Saturday hockey game at the local pond. But everything changes when the hometown team unexpectedly gets booked in an exhibition match against the New York Rangers. When quirky small-towners, slick promoters and millionaire athletes come together.

Big Miracle (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:47

Based on an inspiring true story, a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle. ‘Big Miracle’ is adapted from the nonfiction book ‘Freeing the Whales: How the Media Created the World’s Greatest Non-Event’ by Tom Rose.

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The Edge (1997)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

The plane carrying wealthy Charles Morse crashes down in the Alaskan wilderness. Together with the two other passengers, photographer Robert and assistant Stephen, Charles devises a plan to help them reach civilization. However, his biggest obstacle might not be the elements, or even the Kodiak bear stalking them -- it could be Robert, whom Charles suspects is having an affair with his wife and would not mind seeing him dead.

Wind River (2017)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA

An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.

Winged Migration (2001)
Markimdb: 8
Genredocumentary
CountryFrance, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain, Italy
Duration01:38

The cameras of Jacques Perrin fly with migratory birds: geese, storks, cranes. The film begins with spring in North America and the migration to the Arctic; the flight is a community event for each species. Once in the Arctic, it's family time: courtship, nests, eggs, fledglings, and first flight. Chicks must soon fly south. Bad weather, hunters, and pollution take their toll. Then, the cameras go

Sugar Mountain (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

Two brothers, down on their luck, fake a disappearance in the Alaskan wilderness so they'll have a great survival story to sell, but the hoax turns out to be more real than they planned.

Baraka (1992)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredocumentary, short
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:36

This is a paralyzingly beautiful documentary with a global vision: an odyssey through landscape and time, that is an attempt to capture the essence of life.

The Far Country (1954)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

In 1896, Jeff Webster sees the start of the Klondike gold rush as a golden opportunity to make a fortune in beef...and woe betide anyone standing in his way! He drives a cattle herd from Wyoming to Seattle, by ship to Skagway, and (after a delay caused by larcenous town boss Gannon) through the mountains to Dawson. There, he and his partner Ben Tatum get into the gold business themselves. Two lovely women fall for misanthropic Jeff, but he believes in every-man-for-himself, turning his back on growing lawlessness...until it finally strikes home.

Bears (2014)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, family, documentary
CountryUSA
Duration01:17

A documentary that follows an Alaskan bear family as its young cubs are taught life's most important lessons.

The Call of the Wild (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada

Buck is a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s. As the newest rookie on a mail delivery dog sled team—and later its leader—Buck experiences the adventure of a lifetime, ultimately finding his true place in the world and becoming his own master.

Snow Dogs (2002)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, sport
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:39

When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.

Runaway Train (1985)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

A hardened convict and a younger prisoner escape from a brutal prison in the middle of winter only to find themselves on an out-of-control train with a female railway worker while being pursued by the vengeful head of security.

The Great Race (1965)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:40

Professional daredevil and white-suited hero, The Great Leslie, convinces turn-of-the-century auto makers that a race from New York to Paris (westward across America, the Bering Straight and Russia) will help to promote automobile sales. Leslie's arch-rival, the mustached and black-attired Professor Fate vows to beat Leslie to the finish line in a car of Fate's own invention.

The Bourne Legacy (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Czech Republic, France, Japan
Duration02:15

New CIA operative, Aaron Cross experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by the previous actions of Jason Bourne.

The Invisible War (2012)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredocumentary, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:33

An investigative and powerfully emotional documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military, the institutions that perpetuate and cover up its existence, and its profound personal and social consequences.

Insomnia (2002)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:58

Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.

On the Ice (2011)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA

In Barrow, Alaska, teenagers Qalli and Aivaaq find their bond tested when a seal-hunting trip goes wrong, resulting in the death of their friend.

Spy in the Snow (2018)

(2017) franchise returns with a brand new wintertime entry about animals that live in the coldest places in the world.

Arctic Blue (1993)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:35

Eric Desmond, a committed environmentalist, is accidentally involved in the transfer of Ben Corbett, a ruthless killer, from an isolated Alaskan village, along a long route, to civilization; but the prisoner is determined to escape at any cost.

The Guardian (2006)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's 'A' School, where legendary rescue swimmer, Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.

The Grey (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.

Out Cold (2001)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Animal House meets Casablanca in this outrageous snowboarding comedy. Rick Rambis and his friends are having the time of their lives on Bull Mountain until the legendary Papa Muntz' son decides to sell the mountain to sleazy land developer John Majors, having the staff fired and turning Bull Mountain into 'Yuppieville'.




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