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20 best movies like Winged Migration (2001)

List of the best movies like Winged Migration (2001): The Last Trapper, Earth: One Amazing Day, Deep Blue, Spread Your Wings, Microcosmos, The Ornithologist, Astérix and Obélix: God Save Britannia, Planet Ocean, African Cats, Cutthroat Island.

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Markimdb: 7.1
Genreadventure, documentary
CountryFrance, Canada, Luxembourg, Germany, Italy
Duration01:34
CharactersDogs, Horses, Wolves, Bears, Husky
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Friendship
PlaceNature
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

Norman is not just an admirer of nature, he's a part of it. He survives the harshness of the climate and the wildlife by coexisting with it. With his wife Nebraska, they live almost entirely off the land, making money by selling their furs.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredocumentary
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA
Duration01:56
CharactersSharks, Animals, Snake, Monkeys, Pandas
PlotSurvival, Death, Competitions
PlaceSpace, Sea, Islands, Nature, Forest
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:23
CharactersSharks, Animals, Whale, Heroes, Fish
PlotSurvival, Travel, Water, Diving
PlaceSea, Nature, Ocean
StyleLight, Atmospheric, Touching, Serious

Deep Blue is a major documentary feature film shot by the BBC Natural History Unit. An epic cinematic rollercoaster ride for all ages, Deep Blue uses amazing footage to tell us the story of our oceans and the life they support.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryFrance, Norway
CharactersTeens, Horses, Fathers, Birds
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Travel, Political, Holidays
PlaceNature, France, Hospitals, Arctic, Lake
StyleLight, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching

Christian, a visionary scientist, studies wild geese. For his son, a teenager obsessed with video games, the idea of spending a holiday with his father in the wilderness is a nightmare. However, father and son will get together around a crazy project: save a species endangered, thanks to the ultralight of Christian! Then begins an incredible and perilous journey ...

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredocumentary
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, Italy
Duration01:15
CharactersSpiders, Photographers, Insects, Beetles, Ants
PlotWater
PlaceNature, France
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy, Serious

A documentary of insect life in meadows and ponds, using incredible close-ups, slow motion, and time-lapse photography. It includes bees collecting nectar, ladybugs eating mites, snails mating, spiders wrapping their catch, a scarab beetle relentlessly pushing its ball of dung uphill, endless lines of caterpillars, an underwater spider creating an air bubble to live in, and a mosquito hatching.

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: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryFrance, Italy, Germany
Duration01:50
CharactersHeroes, Family, Friends, Partners
PlotAdventure, Travel, Uprising
PlaceEngland, France, Roman Empire
StyleExciting

Asterix crosses the channel to help second-cousin Anticlimax face down Julius Caesar and invading Romans.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredocumentary
CountryFrance
Duration01:34
PlaceSea, Nature, Ocean, Mountains
StyleFascinating, Makes me think, Serious

Dive into our planet's greatest mysteries with a team of international underwater cinematographers as they explore the breathtaking bond between humanity and the ocean.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreadventure, documentary
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersCrocodiles, Family, Lions, Elephants, Cats
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Rivalry
PlaceNature, Africa
StyleEpic, Touching, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, France, Italy, Germany
Duration02:04
CharactersPirates, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Shipwreck, Treasures, Rivalry
PlaceIslands, Ships, Ocean
StyleExciting, Light, Heavy, Beautiful landscapes, For men

Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete her quest before they mutiny against her. This is made yet more difficult by the efforts of the British crown to end her pirate raids.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefamily, documentary
CountryBelgium, USA
Duration01:30
PlotAdventure
PlaceNature, Africa
StyleFascinating, Serious

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

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreadventure, family, documentary
CountryFrance, Brazil
Duration01:22
CharactersMonkeys, Family
PlotSurvival, Adventure
PlaceAircraft, Jungle, Nature
StyleExciting, To cry, Fascinating, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, adventure
CountryChina, France
Duration02:25
CharactersDogs, Horses, Wolves
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure
PlaceNature, China, Mongolia
StyleExciting, By books, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

In 1969, a young Beijing student, Chen Zhen, is sent to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia. Caught between the advance of civilization from the south and the nomads' traditional enemies - the marauding wolves - to the north; humans and animals, residents and invaders alike, struggle to find their true place in the world

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersDogs, Blonde girls, Heroes, Family, Archaeologists
PlotSurvival, Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Volcanoes
PlaceIslands, Mountains, Arctic
StyleAtmospheric, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreadventure, documentary
CountryUSA
Duration00:40
CharactersDoctors, Elephants, Orphans
PlotSurvival
PlaceJungle, Islands, Nature, Africa, Zoos
StyleFascinating, Touching, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, Germany, USA, France
Duration02:04
CharactersHeroes, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Treasures
PlaceShips, Africa, Deserts, Beach
StyleExciting

Scouring the ocean depths for treasure-laden shipwrecks is business as usual for a thrill-seeking underwater adventurer and his wisecracking buddy. But when these two cross paths with a beautiful doctor, they find themselves on the ultimate treasure hunt.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history, sport
CountryGermany, Austria, Luxembourg
Duration02:06
CharactersHeroes, Climbers, Friends, Partners
PlotOn real events, Sports, Survival, Adventure, Political
PlaceNature, Mountains, Germany
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Touching, 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.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genredocumentary, biography, history
CountryFrance, Brazil, Italy
Duration01:50
CharactersPhotographers
PlotOn real events, Art
PlaceNature, Africa, France
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Serious, Beautiful landscapes

During the last forty years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever changing humanity. He has witnessed the major events of our recent history ; international conflicts, starvations and exodus… He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of the wild fauna and flora, of grandiose landscapes : a huge photographic project which is a tribute to the planet's beauty. Sebastião's Salgado's life and work are revealed to us by his son, Juliano, who went with him during his last journeys, and by Wim Wenders, a photographer himself.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrecomedy, adventure, western
CountryFrance, Germany, Spain, Argentina
CharactersSuperhero, Cowboys, Heroes, Partners
PlotAdventure, Rivalry
PlaceWild West, Small cities
Time19th century
StyleExciting

Fearless gunslinger, Lucky Luke, is ordered by the President to bring peace to Daisy Town.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Luxembourg, Germany, France, Spain, Italy
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Superpowers
PlaceLabyrinths

Long ago in the Iron Age a shadow loomed over a lonely village. For generations the village youths are stolen from their families and delivered as sacrifice to a mythical beast - the Minotaur, that dwells beneath a great palace. Theo, haunted by the loss of his love in an earlier sacrifice is convinced that the beast isn't real and that his girl still lives as a slave within the palace. His father Cyrnan, the village leader, tries to reason with Theo not to go but Theo is driven by blind rage. He devises a plan and is taken with the other youths who are dragged screaming from their families.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersInvestigators
PlotTsunami, Volcanoes, Avalanches
PlaceSubmarines, Nature, Ocean
StyleFascinating, Serious

Described as being a film about determination, danger and the ocean’s greatest depths, James Cameron's "Deepsea Challenge 3D" tells the story of Cameron’s journey to fulfill his boyhood dream of becoming an explorer. The movie offers a unique insight into Cameron's world as he makes that dream reality – and makes history – by becoming the first person to travel solo to the deepest point on the planet.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, biography
CountrySpain, Germany, France
Duration01:53
CharactersWolves
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Friendship
PlaceCaves
StyleTouching, Serious

Entre lobos (Among Wolves) tells the remarkable story of a poor country boy named Marcos, who at the age of 7 is handed over to his father's employer, a rich landowner, who in turn delivers him to a life of labor with a hermetic goatherd in an isolated valley. The old man, who lives in a cave, is unused to human company and at first seems not very interested in having a live-in apprentice. The boy, who was abused by his parents, is frightened and equally aloof initially. Despite this, the shepherd begins teaching Marcos how to herd the goats, as well as how to care for himself and how to survive in the wilderness by trapping and fishing.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryNorway, United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration01:49
CharactersFish
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel
PlaceSea, Islands, Ships, Nature, Ocean
StyleExciting, Action, Inspirational, Fascinating, Epic

The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredocumentary, short
CountryUSA
Duration00:40
CharactersAnimals, Bears
PlotTravel, Snow
PlaceNature, Ocean, Arctic
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryLuxembourg, Italy, Germany, France

Pope Francis responds to questions from around the world, discussing topics including ecology, immigration, consumerism and social justice.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure
CountryFrance, Italy
CharactersFriends, Partners, Pilots
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Death, Love triangle, Treasures
PlaceAircraft, Islands, Ocean, Africa, Paris
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

Two adventurers and best friends, Roland and Manu, are the victims of a practical joke that costs Manu his pilot's license. With seeming contrition, the jokesters tell Roland and Manu about a crashed plane lying on the ocean floor off the coast of Congo stuffed with riches. The adventurers set off to find the loot.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersDogs, Horses, Pirates, Heroes, Military
PlotWar, Adventure, Fight, Rivalry
PlaceSea, Ocean, USA
Time19th century
StyleRomantic, Exciting, By books, Fascinating, Serious

During the War of 1812 against Britain: General Andrew Jackson has only 1,200 men left to defend New Orleans when he learns that a British fleet will arrive with 60 ships and 16,000 men to take the city. In this situation an island near the city becomes strategically important to both parties, but it's inhabited by the last big buccaneer: Jean Lafitte. Although Lafitte never attacks American ships, the governor hates him for selling merchandise without taxes - and is loved by the citizens for the same reason. When the big fight gets nearer, Lafitte is drawn between the fronts. His heart belongs to America, but his people urge him to join the party that's more likely to win.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Denmark, Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration01:33
CharactersDogs, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Travel, Superpowers, Supernatural, Mystery
PlaceOcean, Ireland, Lighthouse
StyleFascinating, Touching, Serious

The story of the last Seal Child’s journey home. After their mother’s disappearance, Ben and Saoirse are sent to live with Granny in the city. When they resolve to return to their home by the sea, their journey becomes a race against time as they are drawn into a world Ben knows only from his mother’s folktales. But this is no bedtime story; these fairy folk have been in our world far too long. It soon becomes clear to Ben that Saoirse is the key to their survival.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, family, documentary
CountryFrance
Duration01:21
CharactersFamily, Friends, Insects
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Water
PlaceNature, France
StyleFascinating, Serious

A man remembers holidays at his uncle in a little village in the French countryside when he was something like 10. He feels so bored until he finds a pond and starts discovering the life in it.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefamily, documentary
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:25
CharactersAnimals, Birds
PlotSurvival
PlaceNature
StyleFascinating, Serious

One Life captures unprecedented and beautiful sequences of animal behaviour guaranteed to bring you closer to nature than ever before, as well as a second disc packed full of never before seen extras including an exclusive making of featurette narrated by Daniel Craig.





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