10 Outdoor and Survival Movies That Will Take You into the Wild


While you can’t feel the sea breeze or smell the forest while watching tv, certain films can take you outside in an instant. Here are some of my favourite outdoor and survival movies.

1. Captain Fantastic (2016)

In the forests of the pacific northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.

2. Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild new zealand bush.

3. The Revenant (2015)

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

4. Wild (2014)

A chronicle of one woman’s 1,100-mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent personal tragedy.

5. Wildlike (2014)

After conditions in her new home become unbearable, a teenage girl runs away and befriends an older man preparing for a hike through the alaskan wilderness.

6. Tracks (2013)

A young woman goes on a 1,700-mile trek across the deserts of west australia with four camels and her faithful dog.

7. The Way (2010)

A father heads overseas to recover the body of his estranged son who died while traveling the “el camino de santiago,” and decides to take the pilgrimage himself.

8 . 180° South (2010)

The film follows adventurer jeff johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes yvon chouinard and doug tompkins to patagonia.

9. The Way Back (2010)

Siberian gulag escapees travel 4,000 miles by foot to freedom in India.

10. Into the Wild (2007)

After graduating from emory university, top student and athlete christopher mccandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to alaska to live in the wilderness. along the way, christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.