10 best movies like Arctic Tale (2007)

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Arctic Tale 2007
Arctic Tale is a 2007 documentary film from the National Geographic Society about the life cycle of a walrus and her calf, and a polar bear and her cubs, in a similar vein to the 2005 hit production March of the Penguins, also from National Geographic.
List of the best movies like Arctic Tale (2007): The Island at the Top of the World, Bears, The Last Lions, To the Arctic, Chimpanzee, Born to Be Wild, The Penguin King, Ghosts of the Abyss, Shipwrecked, The 11th Hour.

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The Island at the Top of the World (1974)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

A Victorian gentleman hopes to find his long-lost son, who vanished whilst searching for a mysterious Viking community in a volcanic valley somewhere in uncharted Arctic regions. The gentleman puts together an expedition team to go on the search, but when they reach their destination they must escape from some Viking descendants who will kill to keep their existence a secret.

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 Last Lions (2011)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefamily, documentary
CountryUSA, Botswana
Duration01:28

In Botswana's Okavango Delta, an ostracized lioness and her two cubs must fight alone to survive - overcoming all manner of hazards. Their only defense is to escape to Duba Island -- and with that, an unknown future. The setting for this epic tale is one of the last regions where lions can live in the wild. Faced with dwindling land and increasing pressure from hunting, lions - like our lone lioness and her cubs - are approaching the brink of extinction.

To the Arctic (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredocumentary, short
CountryUSA
Duration00:40

A journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her two seven-month-old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home.

Chimpanzee (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefamily, documentary
CountryTanzania, United Kingdom, USA, Uganda
Duration01:17

A nature documentary centered on a family of chimps living in the Ivory Coast and Ugandan rain forests.

Born to Be Wild (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreadventure, documentary
CountryUSA
Duration00:40

Born to Be Wild observes various orphaned jungle animals and their day-to-day behavioural interactions with the individuals who rescue them and raise them to adulthood. The film unfurls in two separate geographic spheres. Half of it takes place in the rain forests of Borneo, where celebrated primatologist Dr. Birute Galdikas assists baby orangutans; the other half takes place on the arid savannahs of Kenya, where zoologist Dame Daphne Sheldrick works with baby elephant calves.

The Penguin King (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:18

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.

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.

Shipwrecked (1990)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreadventure, family
CountryNorway, Sweden, USA
Duration01:32

A young Norwegian boy in 1850s England goes to work as a cabin boy and discovers some of his shipmates are actually pirates.

The 11th Hour (2007)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems. Featuring ongoing dialogues of experts from all over the world, including former Soviet Prime Minister Mikhail Gorbachev, renowned scientist Stephen Hawking, former head of the CIA R. James Woolse

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Walking with Dinosaurs (2013)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefamily
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA
Duration01:27

Walking with Dinosaurs 3D is a film depicting life-like 3D dinosaur characters set in photo-real landscapes that transports audiences to the prehistoric world as it existed 70 million years ago. The film is based on the 1999 documentary television miniseries Walking with Dinosaurs, produced by the BBC. Walking with Dinosaurs 3D is being produced by Evergreen Studios, the company that produced Happy Feet, and it is was released on October 11, 2013.

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.

African Cats (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreadventure, documentary
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

African Cats captures the real-life love, humor and determination of the majestic kings of the savanna. The story features Mara, an endearing lion cub who strives to grow up with her mother’s strength, spirit and wisdom; Sita, a fearless cheetah and single mother of five mischievous newborns; and Fang, a proud leader of the pride who must defend his family from a once banished lion.

Return to Nim's Island (2013)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Australia

Fourteen year old Nim, more determined than ever to protect her island and all the wildlife that call it home, faces off against resort developers and animal poachers. Soon she realizes she can’t depend on her animal cohorts alone and must make her first human friend – Edmund, who’s run away to the island from the mainland – to save her home.

Amazonia (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreadventure, family, documentary
CountryFrance, Brazil
Duration01:22

Amazonia is an adventure in 3D inside the largest rainforest on the planet: the Amazon rainforest. Chestnut is a Capuchin monkey domesticated who survives a plane crash and finds himself alone in the dense forest. The monkey needs to learn to live in freedom, in a new world where animals of all kinds: Jaguars, alligators, snakes, tapirs, hawks. Gradually, Brown learns to live in the forest, making new friends, especially the monkey Gaia, their fellow species.

Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary, history
CountryCanada, USA, France, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration01:30

Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France, capturing the oldest known pictorial creations of humankind in their astonishing natural setting.

Flipper (1996)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreadventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Sandy Ricks is sent by his mom to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks. Sandy dislikes everything about his new environment until a new friend comes into his life, a dolphin named Flipper, that brings uncle and nephew together and leads Sandy on the summer adventure of a lifetime.

Under the Sea 3D (2009)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredocumentary, short
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:40

Imagine a world of incredible color and beauty. Of crabs wearing jellyfish for hats. Of fish disguised as frogs, stones and shag carpets. Of a kaleidoscope of life dancing and weaving, floating and darting in an underwater wonderland. Now, go explore it! Howard Hall and his filmmaking team, who brought you Deep Sea and Into the Deep, take you into tropical waters alive with adventure: the Great Barrier Reef and other South Pacific realms. Narrated by Jim Carrey and featuring astonishing camerawork, this amazing film brings you face to fin with Nature's marvels, from the terrible grandeur (and terrible teeth) of a Great White to the comic antics of a lovestruck cuttlefish. Excitement and fun run deep Under the Sea!

Tini: The New Life of Violetta (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryArgentina
Duration00:52

Shot in Spanish and localized for markets around the world, “Tini – El Gran Cambio de Violetta” is set to thrill fans with everything they loved about the worldwide Violetta phenomenon including strong musical elements with new and original tracks, exciting choreography, compelling storylines, and intriguing characters. All made bigger and better for the big screen. The film shows how taking the role in the TV series was a pivotal moment for Tini leading to a personal ‘coming of age story’ about the young actress. In a story that reflects the teen star’s own real life, Tini will leave behind the world depicted in Violetta, striking out alone and embarking on a brand new adventure over one endless summer that will define her as a person and see her emerge as a new artist.

seaQuest DSV (1993)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, family
CountryUSA

In the early 21st century, mankind has colonized the oceans. The United Earth Oceans Organization enlists Captain Nathan Bridger and the submarine seaQuest DSV to keep the peace and explore the last frontier on Earth.

Earth: One Amazing Day (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredocumentary
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA
Duration01:56

An astonishing journey revealing the awesome power of the natural world. Over the course of one single day, we track the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands to exotic jungles.

Monkey Kingdom (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration01:14

A newborn monkey and its mother struggle to survive within the competitive social hierarchy of the Temple Troop, a dynamic group of monkeys who live in ancient ruins found deep in the storied jungles of South Asia.

White Lion (2010)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountrySouth Africa
Duration01:28

According to the legend of the Shangaan, white lions are the messengers of the gods, but it has been years since one has been seen in their remote African valley. When a white lion is miraculously born into that valley, a young Shangaan named Gisani, finds himself destined to protect this rare and magnificent creature at all costs. This young lion, whom will be known as Letsatsi, is cast from his pride and forced to embark upon a perilous journey of survival.

African Safari (2013)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefamily, documentary
CountryBelgium, USA
Duration01:30

A documentary that leads the audience from Namibia to Kilimanjaro to explore the African wildlife.

A Far Off Place (1993)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:48

Thrown together under incredible circumstances, two strangers must discover courage and strength when they begin a journey across the treacherous African desert! Equipped only with their wits and the expertise of a native bushman who befriends them, they are determined to triumph over impossible odds and reach their destination. But along the way, the trio face a primitive desert wilderness.

Two Brothers (2004)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryFrance, United Kingdom
Duration01:49

Two tigers are separated as cubs and taken into captivity, only to be reunited years later as enemies by an explorer (Pearce) who inadvertently forces them to fight each other.

Born To Fight (2011)
Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, family
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:35

Steve Austin is Dan Barnes, a former heavyweight boxer who hangs up his gloves to escape his violent lifestyle. Dans life is quickly turned upside down when the resident boxing champion makes his presence felt by dominating all opponents who stand in his way. In order to put the title holder in his place, Dan prepares an unseasoned newcomer for the biggest challenge of his life.

Northpole: Open for Christmas (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryCanada, USA

A successful businesswoman, Mackenzie, inherits her beloved aunt's inn, and chooses to restore the hotel to its original grandeur only to sell it right before Christmas. Unbeknownst to Mackenzie, she receives some unexpected help from a team of elves headed by the cheerful Clementine, who helps Mackenzie rediscover the true meaning of Christmas.

Pan (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:24

Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save Neverland from the ruthless pirate Blackbeard. Along the way, the rebellious and mischievous boy discovers his true destiny, becoming the hero forever known as Peter Pan.

The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

Doctor Gulliver is poor, so nothing - not even his charming fiancée Elisabeth - keeps him in the town he lives. He signs on to a ship to India, but in a storm he's washed off the ship and ends up on an island, which is inhibitated by very tiny people. After he managed to convince them he's harmless and is accepted as one of their citizens, their king wants to use him in war against a people of giants. Compared to them, even Gulliver is a gnome.




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