10 best movies like Free Solo (2018)

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Movies similar to Free Solo (2018): The Climbers, Time Trap, The Climb, Mission Kathmandu: The Adventures of Nelly & Simon, Shivaay, Everest, Meru, Beyond The Edge, A Lonely Place to Die, 127 Hours.

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The Climbers (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
PlotAdventure, Survival, Snow, Expeditions
StyleDisturbing, Fascinating

    May 1960. Mount Everest, the second step under the cliff. The four members of the China Everest Climbing Commando are attacking the most difficult and most difficult "second step". This is their fifth assault. The first four failures have cost them too much physical strength - ...finally, the wind and snow stop the gap.

    Time Trap (2017)
    Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.3)
    Genrefantastic, action, adventure
    CharactersStudents, Lifeguards, Archaeologists, Climbers, Friends
    PlotTime travel, Missing people, Adventure, Investigation, Supernatural
    StyleFor a group of friends, Worth watching, Fascinating, Action, Tense

      A group of students become trapped inside a mysterious cave where they discover time passes differently underground than on the surface.

      The Climb (2017)
      Markimdb: 6.9
      Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure

        A true story of Samy, native of La Courneuve, who is out of love for Nadia, decides to climb Mount Everest.

        Mission Kathmandu: The Adventures of Nelly & Simon (2017)
        Markimdb: 5
        Genrecomedy, adventure, cartoon
        CharactersScientists, Friends, Detectives, Yeti, Climbers
        PlotTime travel, Mystery, Mystery, Adventure, Expeditions, Chase
        PlaceForest, Canada, Mountains

          Quebec, 1956. The impulsive and headstrong Nelly Maloye, a novice private eye, joins the methodical and pragmatic Simon Picard, a research scientist in a dubious quest to prove the existence of the elusive Yeti. The brave-hearted heroes come face-to-face with countless dangers during their trek through the heart of the Himalayas.

          Shivaay (2016)
          Mark10 (imdb: 6.2)
          Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
          CharactersClimbers, Superhero, Hackers
          PlotWeapon, Snow, Computers, Skirmishes, Earthquake, Chase, Travel
          PlaceMountains, India

            Shivaay , a fearless Himalayan mountaineer covered in Lord Shiva tattoos, heads to Bulgaria to fulfill his nine-year-old daughter Gaura’s wish of seeing her mother Olga, who abandoned them years ago. But their plan goes for a toss when the little girl gets kidnapped in the foreign land. Rescuing her from the masked child-traffickers becomes his only reason for survival.

            Everest (2015)
            Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.1)
            Genrethriller, drama, adventure, biography, history, sport
            CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Iceland
            CharactersClimbers, Doctors
            PlotExpeditions, Snow, Cold, Adventure, Survival, Death, On real events
            StyleAction, Disturbing, Fascinating

              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.

              Meru (2015)
              Mark8 (imdb: 7.7)
              Genreaction, adventure, documentary, sport
              CountryIndia, USA

                Meru is the electrifying story of three elite American climbers—Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, and Renan Ozturk—bent on achieving the impossible.

                Beyond The Edge (2013)
                Mark8 (imdb: 6.9)
                Genredrama, adventure, documentary, history
                CountryNew Zealand
                PlotOn real events
                PlaceAsia, Mountains

                  A 3D feature film about Sir Edmund Hillary's monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 - an event that stunned the world and defined a nation.

                  A Lonely Place to Die (2011)
                  Mark6.2 (imdb: 6.2)
                  Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
                  CountryUnited Kingdom
                  CharactersPolice, Snipers, Climbers
                  PlotAdventure, Survival, Chase
                  PlaceEngland, Scotland, Forest
                  StyleHeavy, Action, Exciting, Disturbing, For men

                    A group of five mountaineers are hiking and climbing in the Scottish Highlands when they discover a young Serbian girl buried in a small chamber in the wilderness. They become caught up in a terrifying game of cat and mouse with the kidnappers as they try to get the girl to safety.

                    127 Hours (2010)
                    Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.5)
                    Genrethriller, drama, adventure, biography
                    CountryUSA, United Kingdom
                    PlotWillpower, Survival, Adventure, Loneliness, Travel, On real events
                    PlaceDeserts, Caves

                      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.

                      Nanga Parbat (2010)
                      Markimdb: 6.5
                      Genredrama, biography

                        Drama about the tragic Nanga Parbat expedition by the two Messner brothers in 1970, on which Reinhold Messners younger brother Günther died.

                        North Face (2008)
                        Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.4)
                        Genredrama, adventure, history, sport
                        CountryGermany, Austria, Luxembourg
                        CharactersClimbers, Heroes, Friends, Partners
                        PlotAdventure, Sports, Survival, Rivalry, Political, Chase, On real events
                        PlaceMountains, Nature, Germany
                        StyleExciting, Action, Touching, Fascinating

                          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.

                          Touching the Void (2003)
                          Mark8.2 (imdb: 8)
                          Genredrama, adventure, documentary, sport
                          CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
                          CharactersFriends, Climbers
                          PlotAdventure, Survival, Snow, Travel, On real events
                          StyleTouching, Heavy, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing

                            A documentary based on the book of the same name by Joe Simpson about Simpson's and Simon Yates' disastrous and near-fatal attempt to climb 6,344m Siula Grande in the Cordillera Huayhuash in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.

                            Vertical Limit (2000)
                            Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.9)
                            Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
                            CountryUSA, Germany
                            CharactersClimbers, Heroes
                            PlotSurvival, Adventure, Expeditions
                            StyleExciting, Heavy, Action, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing

                              Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving elements. But, as Annie lays injured in an icy cavern, the rescuers face several terrifying events that could end the rescue attempt -- and their lives.

                              Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
                              Mark7 (imdb: 7.1)
                              Genredrama, adventure, military, biography, history
                              CountryUSA, United Kingdom
                              PlotExpeditions, Adventure, Political, Betrayal, On real events
                              PlaceMountains, China
                              StyleFascinating, Inspirational

                                Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a fellow detainee and makes his way to Llaso, Tibet, where he meets the 14-year-old Dalai Lama, whose friendship ultimately transforms his outlook on life.

                                Kissin' Cousins (1964)
                                Markimdb: 5.4
                                Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical
                                CharactersSoldier, Twins, Friends, Military, Hunters, Climbers
                                PlotLove triangle, Dancing

                                  An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a lookalike cousin.

                                  The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest (2002)
                                  Mark4 (imdb: 5.6)
                                  CharactersFriends, Losers
                                  PlotRivalry, Computers
                                  StyleExciting, Fancy, By books

                                    Andy, a successful marketing guy quits his job, gets a new job at a research facility, makes a powerful enemy who makes him volunteer for a nearly impossible project: The $99 PC. The only available guys at the lab, three sociopaths, together they compile a revolutionary PC for $99, then they become the victims of a venture capitalist and Andy's old foe, can he find a way to overcome the problems?

                                    The Dead Pool (1988)
                                    Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
                                    Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
                                    CharactersSerial killers, Mafia, Hired assassins, Reporters
                                    PlotJustice, Uprising
                                    StyleTense, Heavy, Exciting, Disturbing, For men

                                      Dirty Harry Callahan returns for his final film adventure. Together with his partner Al Quan, he must investigate the systematic murder of actors and musicians. By the time Harry learns that the murders are a part of a sick game to predict the deaths of celebrities before they happen, it may be too late...

                                      Bound by Honor (1993)
                                      Mark4.6 (imdb: 8)
                                      Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
                                      PlotSurvival, Fate, On real events
                                      PlaceLos Angeles
                                      StyleHeavy, Depressive

                                        Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", and the story focuses on how a violent crime and the influence of narcotics alter their lives. Miklo is incarcerated and sent to San Quentin, where he makes a "home" for himself. Cruz becomes an exceptional artist, but a heroin addiction overcomes him with tragic results. Paco becomes a cop and an enemy to his "carnal", Miklo.

                                        The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
                                        Markimdb: 5.6
                                        Genrecomedy, drama
                                        PlaceNew York, Wall Street

                                          After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight, and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.