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11 Awesome Outdoor and Nature Movies

Movies that will have you craving a dose of nature and adventure!

Outdoor and Nature movies are a great way to satisfy your craving for getting outside while staying in the safety and comfort of your home through this pandemic. In this list, we share some of our favorite full-feature films that will not only provide you with thrill, laughs and entertainment, but also might inspire you for your future outdoor adventures.

Full-Feature Films

Into The Wild’ (2007)

When it comes to wilderness adventure and survival movies, ‘Into The Wild’ is a cult-classic. If you have not watched this yet, you are in for a treat!

Wild’ (2014)

Wild’ is an epic bio-drama that is based on Cheryl Strayed's 2012 memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail.

The Revenant’ (2015)

The Revenant’ takes you on a suspenseful and thrilling ride into a frontiersman’s expedition and survival after being mauled by a bear.

'Seven Years In Tibet’ (1997)

Himalayan scenery and awe-inspiring landscapes are packed into ‘Seven Years In Tibet’. This adventure drama is a classic and is based on the true story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber.

Leave No Trace’ (2018)

This hidden gem is a drama based on a father and daughter’s existence in an isolated part of a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon. ‘Leave No Trace’ captures stunning Oregon scenery and encapsulates you in a lush forest environment.

The Way Back’ (2010)

The Way Back’ takes you on an epic 4,000-mile journey across the vast and sometimes unforgiving Siberian landscape.

127 Hours’ (2010)

This nail-biting bio-drama takes you to the deep canyons of Utah, and one man’s harrowing survival against all odds. ‘127 Hours’ will have you thinking twice about your foot-placement on your next adventure.

The Way’ (2010)

Filled with laughter and drama, ‘The Way’ takes you on a purposeful hike on the El Camino de Santiago, and a father’s pilgrimage for his son.

Moonrise Kingdom’ (2012)

Set in the scenery of New England, ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ is a quirky and sometimes awkward comedy drama that is not only a fun and heartwarming flick, but is sure to have you recollecting your own childhood memories.

The Kings of Summer’ (2013)

The Kings of Summer’ encapsulates the adventures of three teenage boys and their getaway in the woods in search of unsupervised summer fun. This adventure drama is sure to have you sharing laughs and craving the feeling of escaping to the woods for yourself!

Arctic’ (2018)

Arctic’ is a thrilling survival and adventure drama that will have you clenched to your seats.

Notable Mentions

The following deserve a notable mention as they offer stunning and captivating cinematography and nature scenery, and are enthralling movies in their own right.

Avatar’ (2009)

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ (2018)

Life of Pi’ (2012)

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ (2013)

The Grand Budapest Hotel’ (2014)

The Tree of Life’ (2011)

The Darjeeling Limited’ (2007)

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