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List of the best movies like Arctic (2018): Eight Below, The Mountain Between Us, The Odyssey, Alpha, In the Forests of Siberia, Age of Ice, Never Cry Wolf, The Flight of the Phoenix, Amundsen, Christmas Icetastrophe.

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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: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersDogs, Climbers, Journalists, Friends, Strangers
PlotLove, Survival, Time travel, Travel, Relationship
PlaceAircraft, Mountains, Party, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Tense

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

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: 6.7
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, China
Duration02:34
CharactersDogs, Animals, Wolves, Hunters, Shamans
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Volcanoes
TimePrehistoric times
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

In the prehistoric past, Keda, a young and inexperienced hunter, struggles to return home after being separated from his tribe when bison hunting goes awry. On his way back he will find an unexpected ally.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, adventure
CountryFrance
Duration01:40
CharactersBears, Deer
PlotOn real events, Time travel, Adventure, Chess, Motorcycles
PlaceNature, Siberia, Helicopters, Lake
TimeNight
StylePsychological problems, By books, Fascinating, Makes me think

Fed up with the hectic, senseless world he lives in, Teddy decides to settle down alone in Siberia, in the midst of winter, in a hut by the shore of Lake Baikal. After an initial period of elation in front of the splendor and magic of unspoiled nature, Teddy soon finds himself confronted with the less glossy side of things : solitude, extreme cold, the necessity to find food, danger... One night Teddy gets lost in a blizzard and would be doomed to a certain death, were it not for Aleksei, a Russian convict living hidden away in the forest nearby, who rescues him in extremis. Friendship soon blossoms between the two men...

Markimdb: 1.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Earthquake, Vacation, Snow
PlaceEgypt, Trains, Pyramid
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

Massive earthquakes open the Arabian tectonic plate, resulting in unstable weather and freezing temperatures that will be unsurvivable by nightfall. Attempting to reach safety, a vacationing family in Egypt must battle the rapidly cooling temperatures that usher in a new Ice Age, covering the Sphinx, Pyramids, and Sahara Desert with mountains of snow.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersWolves, Losers, Mice
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Loneliness, Snow
PlaceAircraft, Nature, Alaska, Arctic
StyleTouching, Serious

A scientific researcher, sent on a government study: The Lupus Project, must investigate the possible "menace" of wolves in the north. To do so, he must survive in the wilderness for six months on his own. In the course of these events, he learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the wolf species. Based on the book and true story by Farley Mowat.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersHeroes, Alcoholics, Pilots
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Hostage
PlaceAircraft, Ocean, Africa, Deserts
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

A cargo aircraft crashes in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for a replacement aircraft they will build to escape before their food and water run out.

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: 3.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersSanta Claus
PlotEnd of the world, Friendship, Snow, Gifts
PlaceHelicopters, USA, Small cities
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Disturbing

This Christmas, a super frozen object is going to slam into the Earth. In the middle of a small town, and very quickly, dreams of a "White Christmas" will turn into a FROZEN NIGHTMARE.

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: 2.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersScientists, Pilots
PlotApocalypse, Volcanoes, Earthquake, Snow
PlaceAircraft, Helicopters, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

After freak climate and weather events destroy the world around them, a group of rogue scientists attempt to reverse the deadly new ice age.

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: 8
Genredrama, adventure, family, biography, history
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Animals, Husky, Puppies
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Friendship, Viruses, Snow
PlaceAlaska, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

The untold true story set in the winter of 1925 that takes you across the treacherous terrain of the Alaskan tundra for an exhilarating and uplifting adventure that will test the strength, courage and determination of one man, Leonhard Seppala, and his lead sled dog, Togo.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, military
CountryFrance, Belgium, Germany, USA, Malta, Croatia, Netherlands
Duration02:19
CharactersSnipers, Gangsters, Special Forces, Strong women, Military
PlotRobbery, Skirmishes, Death, Water, Flooding
PlaceAircraft, Lake, Serbia
TimeWorld War II
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

In the midst of the Balkan wars, a squad of Navy SEALs attempts to unravel a long-forgotten mystery after discovering an enormous treasure trove hidden at the bottom of a lake in Serbia.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersWolves
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Adventure, Karate, Death
PlaceAlaska, USA, New York
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration01:33
CharactersClimbers
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel, Loneliness
PlaceCaves, Mountains, Deserts
StyleTense, Serious

The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.

Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, drama, adventure, western, biography
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration02:27
CharactersIndians, Hunters
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Skirmishes, Revenge
PlaceWild West, Nature, USA
TimeWinter
StyleExciting, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 2.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes, Scientists
PlotLove, Apocalypse, End of the world, Friendship, Weapon
PlaceSea
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A scientist readies a boat after his warnings of an Earth-destroying flood are ignored. However, after the disasters reach a peak level of destruction those who maligned the scientist now turn to him in desperation, as he and other refugees look to save the world and stop the disaster using the two Supercolliders on opposite sides of the Atlantic.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:09
CharactersFriends
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Friendship, Shipwreck
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Tense, Touching, Serious

Teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryIndia
PlotSurvival, Adventure
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

A pleasant road trip takes a nightmarish turn for gemologist Sunny George when he meets with an accident. As his life hangs in the balance on the edge of a cliff in the middle of nowhere, Sunny must not only contend with the great adversity he is in, but the adversaries lurking in the shadows as well.

Markimdb: 1.6
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersNurses
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Tsunami, Surfing
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean, Helicopters
StyleExciting, Serious, For men

On the 100th anniversary of the original voyage, a modern luxury liner christened "Titanic 2," follows the path of its namesake. But when a tsunami hurls an ice berg into the new ship's path, the passengers and crew must fight to avoid a similar fate.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryCanada
CharactersBears
PlotSnow
PlaceArctic, Small cities
StyleFascinating

Set in a small town near the North Pole where roads lead to nowhere, the story follows Roman and Lucy, two burning souls who come together to make a leap for life and inner peace.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, adventure, detective
CountryPortugal, France, Brazil
Duration01:50
CharactersDogs, Horses, Gay, Heroes, Photographers
PlotDancing, Travel, Water, Religious, Swimming
PlaceNature, Forest, Moon, Helicopters
StyleFascinating, Tense

Stranded along a sublime river fjord in northern Portugal, a hunky ornithologist is subjected to a series of brutal and erotic Stations-of-the-Cross-style tests.

Markimdb: 3.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersScientists, Ants
PlotEarthquake, Death
PlaceCaves, Helicopters, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense

Los Angeles is about to be hit by a devastating earthquake, and time is running out to save the city from imminent danger.

Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure, detective, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersZombie, Robots, Hitler, Scientists, Cyborgs
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Supernatural, Snow
PlacePrison, Aircraft, Caves, Antarctica, Laboratory
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

A group of researchers in Antarctica are abducted by a platoon of masked soldiers and dragged into a hidden continent in the center of the Earth. There, they discover that surviving Nazi soldiers are plotting an invasion of Earth to revive the Third Reich.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:18
CharactersFamily
PlotSurvival, Travel
PlaceIslands, Nature, Antarctica
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

South Georgia - alone in a vast ocean. 900 miles from Antarctica, and a mere 100 miles long. A wild rugged landscape with mountain ranges, vast glaciers, windblown plains half buried beneath snow and ice. Three years ago, the Penguin King left home. Now he is returning to the place where he was born and raised: Penguin City. One of the most densely-packed, sought-after pieces of real estate in the entire southern hemisphere and somehow he must establish his own place in it. He must find a mate.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersClimbers
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Snow, Friendship
PlaceMountains, Everest
StyleFascinating, Tense

Based on true events, renowned mountaineer UM Hong-gil sets out on a mission to Everest to retrieve his late junior climber's body and faces the greatest challenge of his life.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySpain, USA, Malaysia
CharactersDJs, Friends, Sisters
PlotSurvival, Soccer, Fight, Music, Friendship
PlaceAircraft, Islands, Ocean, Uninhabited island, France
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Touching

After their plane crashes off the coast of a deserted Pacific island, the surviving members of an American soccer team find themselves in the most dire of circumstances with limited resources, dwindling food supply and no rescue coming any time soon. Team spirit evaporates as disagreements cause the group to separate into factions - a violent one lead by an unbalanced ruler, and a compassionate one led by a selfless player.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:55
CharactersDogs, Bears, Journalists, Fathers, Reporters
PlotSurvival, Cars, Death, Water, Snow
PlaceCaves, Mountains, Korea
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

A police detective from 1986 travels in time to the present to save his daughter.





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