Movies about the mountains

List of the best movies about the mountains, selected by visitors to our site: Everest, North Face, Braven, 12 Strong, Smallfoot, Zodiac, Pan's Labyrinth, Avatar, Furious 7, Monsters, Inc..

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

Everest (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, biography, history, sport
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Iceland
CharactersDoctors, Climbers
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Death, Survival, Expeditions
PlaceMountains, Everest
StyleFascinating, Action, Disturbing, Beautiful landscapes

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.

North Face (2008)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, adventure, history, sport
CountryGermany, Austria, Luxembourg
CharactersClimbers, Friends, Partners, Heroes
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Sports, Political, Survival
PlaceGermany, Mountains, Nature
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Touching, Action, Serious

North Face tells the story of two German climbers Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser and their attempt to scale the deadly North Face of the Eiger.

Braven (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, drama
CharactersSnipers, Criminals, Hired assassins, Gay, Tough guys
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Death, Survival, Cold
TimeNew Year
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Disturbing, Tense, Serious

A logger defends his family from a group of dangerous drug runners.

12 Strong (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CharactersHorses, Special Forces, Terrorists, CIA, Soldier
PlotOn real events, War, Death, Survival, Weapon
PlaceAircraft, Mountains, Afghanistan
StyleExciting, Touching, Heavy, Disturbing

A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

Smallfoot (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersYeti, Bears
PlotReligious, Snow
PlaceMountains, Village, Caves
StyleFor children, Light, Fascinating, For winter evenings, Kind

A bright young yeti finds something he thought didn't exist—a human. News of this “smallfoot” throws the simple yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village.

Zodiac (2014)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantastic, action

Global disasters begin to occur after archaeologists unearth a 2,000-year-old astrology artifact. A rogue scientist is the key to deciphering the artifact to avert the end of the world.

Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantasy, drama, military
CountrySpain, Mexico, USA
CharactersWizards, Fairies
PlaceSpain, Mountains

Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real father, Ofelia must complete three terrifying tasks.

Avatar (2009)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Friends, Soldier, Disabled people
PlotAdventure, Love, War, Fight, Travel
PlaceSpace, Forest, Mountains, Fantastic worlds
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Interesting, Popular, Serious

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.

Furious 7 (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersFriends, Partners, Bodyguards
PlotRacing, Cars, Revenge, Chase, Competitions
PlaceMountains, Los Angeles, USA
StyleExciting, For men, Heavy, Disturbing, Serious

Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.

Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersMonsters, Parents, Childrens, Friends, Losers
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Chase, Fear, Rivalry
PlaceMountains, Parallel worlds, USA
StyleFor children, Cute, Touching

James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, James and Mike suddenly find that kids are not to be afraid of and they uncover a conspiracy that could threaten all children across the world.

Limbo (1999)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CharactersParents, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Depression, Survival, Relationship
PlaceForest, Mountains, Islands

Unconventional narrative about the interactions amongst a group of people in a small town in Alaska, each of whom guards a secret.

The Lone Ranger (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, western
CharactersIndians, Horses, Lawyers, Cannibals, Partners
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Chase
PlaceWild West, Trains, Mountains, Texas, USA
Time19th century

The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, donning a mask and riding a white stallion named Silver, teams up with Tonto to bring the unscrupulous gang and others of that ilk to justice.

Himalaya (1999)
Markimdb: 7.5
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, Nepal
PlotHiking trip
TimeMiddle Ages

As the denizens of a Tibetan village prepare for their arduous annual trek to exchange salt for grain, the community's allegiances are split between aging chieftain Tinle (Thilen Lhondup) and rebellious young Karma (Gurgon Kyap). Tinle tries to maintain his clout and preserve obedience to ancient customs when Karma challenges the old man's power.

Johnny Tsunami (1999)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, family, sport
PlaceSchool, Mountains

A Hawaiian teenage surfer shows off his skills when he takes to the snow slopes in Vermont.

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersDragons, Teens, Warriors, Heroes, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Travel
PlaceSea, Mountains, Islands
StyleFor children, Exciting, To cry

The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island's new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.

The Vampire Spider (2012)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CharactersMonsters, Fathers
PlaceMountains, Nature

A teenager goes to the foothills of the Andes to deal with his phobias.

Bruc: The Manhunt (2010)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreadventure, history
CharactersMusicians, Soldier, Wolves, Heroes, Military
PlotAdventure, War, Uprising, Revenge, The escape
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious

Spain, 1808. The Napoleonic Army suffers its first defeat at the hands of a single man: a drummer boy who used the Montserrat mountains to echo his drums and send the enemy troops into a panicked retreat. When the news reaches Napoleon, he furiously orders the captain of the Imperial Guard to bring back the head of the young hero responsible for his army's defeat…

Justice League (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom
CharactersSuperhero, Hackers, Aliens, Horses, Monsters
PlotApocalypse, Martial Arts, Racing, End of the world, Superpowers
PlacePrison, Sea, Aircraft, Ships, Mountains
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Fascinating, DC, Epic

Fuelled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince assemble a team of metahumans consisting of Barry Allen, Arthur Curry and Victor Stone to face the catastrophic threat of Steppenwolf and the Parademons who are on the hunt for three Mother Boxes on Earth.

Young Black Stallion (2003)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama, adventure, family
CharactersHorses, Family, Friends, Orphans, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Survival, Freedom, Friendship, Life
PlaceDeserts, Mountains
TimeWorld War II
StyleTouching, Serious

When courageous young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything!

Koyaanisqatsi (1982)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredocumentary, music
PlaceMountains, Nature

Takes us to locations all around the US and shows us the heavy toll that modern technology is having on humans and the earth. The visual tone poem contains neither dialogue nor a vocalized narration: its tone is set by the juxtaposition of images and the exceptional music by Philip Glass.