Movies about hunters

List of the best movies about hunters selected by visitors to our site: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Night Watch, Brother Bear, Tarzan, the Ape Man, Dead Genesis, The Hunger Games, Snow White and the Huntsman, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Pacific Rim, The Marine.

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

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, detective
CountryGermany, Canada
CharactersVampire, Mothers, Fathers, Hunters, Heroes, Teens, Werewolf, Angels, Monsters
PlotMagic, Death, Supernatural, Adventure, Rivalry, Mystery, Superpowers
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting

In New York City, Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager, learns that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters — half-angel warriors who protect humanity from evil forces. After her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with a group of Shadowhunters and enters Downworld, an alternate realm filled with demons, vampires, and a host of other creatures. Clary and her companions must find and protect an ancient cup that holds the key to her mother's future.

Night Watch (2004)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy
CharactersVampire, Hunters, Witch, Wizards
PlotCars, Supernatural, Death, Apocalypse, Fate, Fear
PlaceAircraft, Russia
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Depressive, Gothic, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

Among normal humans live the "Others" possessing various supernatural powers. They are divided up into the forces of light and the forces of the dark, who signed a truce several centuries ago to end a devastating battle. Ever since, the forces of light govern the day while the night belongs to their dark opponents. In modern day Moscow the dark Others actually roam the night as vampires while a "Night Watch" of light forces, among them Anton, the movie's protagonist, try to control them and limit their outrage

Brother Bear (2003)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersAnimals, Wizards, Hunters, Friends, Family, Heroes, Bears
PlotChase, Adventure, Revenge, Survival
PlaceForest, Nature
StyleDisney, Touching, Inspirational

When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often zany journey introduces him to a forest full of wildlife, including the lovable bear cub Koda, hilarious moose Rutt and Tuke, woolly mammoths and rambunctious rams.

Tarzan, the Ape Man (1981)
Mark9 (imdb: 3.4)
CharactersHunters, Dogs, Lions, Snake, Monkeys
PlotAdventure, Hunting, Weapon, Expeditions
PlaceJungle, USA
StyleFor men

The Tarzan story from Jane's point of view. Jane Parker visits her father in Africa where she joins him on an expedition. A couple of brief encounters with Tarzan establish a (sexual) bond between her and Tarzan. When the expedition is captured by savages, Tarzan comes to the rescue

Dead Genesis (2010)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CharactersZombie, Journalists, Hunters
PlotWar, Power

Seven months have passed since the dead took over. Many cities and states have been abandoned and left to die. Several self sufficient hunting groups have been established to take on the threat in a war aptly referred to as the 'War on Dead'. Jillian Hurst, a former news writer and amateur documentarian, has set out to make a pro-war propaganda film to support the W.O.D. She joins up with a pack of renegade hunters known infamously to North America as 'the deadheads'. The moral dynamics and hardships of fighting in a war against the undead are told from several different perspectives.

The Hunger Games (2012)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CharactersHunters, Heroes
PlotMulti-part, Revolution, Love, Chase, Competitions, Survival, Rivalry, Death
PlaceForest, Trains
StyleExciting, Disturbing, Dystopian

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which “Tributes” must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she’s ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love. The world will be watching.

Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CharactersKings, Hunters, Witch, Heroes, Knights
PlotLove, Magic, Adventure, Rivalry, Fate, Obsession, Cheating
PlaceForest, Castle

After the Evil Queen marries the King, she performs a violent coup in which the King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive. Almost a decade later, a grown Snow White is still in the clutches of the Queen. In order to obtain immortality, The Evil Queen needs the heart of Snow White. After Snow escapes the castle, the Queen sends the Huntsman to find her in the Dark Forest.

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrehorror, action, fantasy
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersWitch, Hunters
PlotLove, Hunting

After getting a taste for blood as children, Hansel and Gretel have become the ultimate vigilantes, hell-bent on retribution. Now, unbeknownst to them, Hansel and Gretel have become the hunted, and must face an evil far greater than witches... their past.

Pacific Rim (2013)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CharactersRobots, Monsters, Friends, Hunters, Heroes, Partners, Giants
PlotAlien invasion, War, Survival
StyleExciting, Spectacular

When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes—a washed-up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi)—who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind's last hope against the mounting apocalypse.

The Marine (2006)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, comedy, drama
CharactersPolice, Gangsters, Hunters, Heroes, Special Forces
PlotAbduction, Chase, Pursuit, Weapon, Hostage, Skirmishes
StyleExciting, Light, For men

A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.

The Bear (1988)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.7)
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryFrance, USA

An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.

Surviving the Game (1994)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CharactersHunters, Heroes
PlotFear, Hunting, Cheating, Survival, Adventure, Rivalry, Death, Motorcycles, Money, Chase
PlaceForest, Nature, Wall Street
StyleHeavy, For men, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing

Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals -- they're after him.

A Breed Apart (1984)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, drama
CharactersHunters, Heroes, Horses, Snake, Hermits, Eagle, Reporters
PlotRivalry, Adventure, Dancing
StyleFascinating, Disturbing, Heavy, Exciting, Tense

A conservationist and a widow meet a mountain climber hired to steal bald-eagle eggs.

The Revenant (2015)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, western, history
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
CharactersIndians, Hunters
PlotSurvival, Cold, Revenge, Willpower, Chase, Confrontation, Snow, Adventure, Rivalry, Skirmishes, On real events
PlaceUSA, Wild West
StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric, Action, Heavy, Exciting

In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.

Ghostbusters (1984)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy
CharactersHunters, Heroes, Friends, Scientists, Monsters
PlotGhosts, Supernatural, Adventure, Experiments, Chase
PlaceNew York
StyleLight, Fancy

After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator.

Safari (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
PlotTime travel, Hunting

Africa. In the wild expanses, where bush-bucks, impalas, zebras, gnus and other creatures graze by the thousands, they are on holiday. German and Austrian hunting tourists drive through the bush, lie in wait, stalk their prey. They shoot, sob with excitement and pose before the animals they have bagged. A vacation movie about killing, a movie about human nature.

The End (2016)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.5)
CharactersDogs, Hunters
PlotFear, Hunting, Loneliness

Depardieu plays an unnamed hunter and we join him and his dog as they depart for a nearby forest to snare some rabbits - or perhaps he's hunting for something far more elusive? His excursion soon progresses from carefree meandering to a palpable sense of placelessness and it doesn't take long before the hunter's dog disappears and he finds himself lost.

Hunting Emma (2017)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller
CountrySouth Africa
CharactersKillers, Police, Hunters
PlotRevenge, Skirmishes, Rivalry
StyleDisturbing, Exciting, For men

Emma le Roux just wants to go home for the holidays. Gentle, beautiful, pacifist Emma. She's made the trip to her father's farm a thousand times. Piece of cake. But not today. Today she will cross paths with members of a violent drug syndicate. Everything starts falling apart, and fast. At first they were driven by hate and revenge. Suddenly, it's survival.

The Assignment (2016)
Mark8 (imdb: 4.6)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, Canada, USA
CharactersKillers, Hunters
PlotRevenge, Death, Mystery, Mystery

Ace assassin Frank Kitchen is double crossed by gangsters and falls into the hands of rogue surgeon known as The Doctor who turns him into a woman. The hitman, now a hitwoman, sets out for revenge, aided by a nurse named Johnnie who also has secrets.

Arbor Demon (2016)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CharactersDemons, Newlyweds, Hunters
PlotDeath, Confrontation, Hiking trip
PlaceForest, Nature

An adventurous woman with a secret from her husband insists they go for a romantic camping trip in a remote wood to reconnect and share some quality time. But their idyll is shockingly cut short after a group of nearby hunters are brutally killed by a mysterious creature. Trapped inside their tent, the couple is forced to help one of the injured hunters and together they plan their escape. Is there really something supernatural hidden in the forest? Or is it just their imaginations running riot. Soon they must determine if the real threat is inside or outside their enclosure