One wrong move turns their weekend getaway into a deadly fight for survival. A group of mountaineers in the Scottish Highlands discover a kidnapped girl and are pursued by her captors.
A group of friends on vacation decide to venture onto a trail high up in the mountains that has been closed for repairs. The climb proves more perilous than planned, especially as they soon... See full summary ».
An anesthesiologist must awaken her animal instincts when she, her husband and her brother-in-law become the quarry of unseen hunters who want to turn them all into trophies. A group of students goes the location of the infamous Dalton pass incident to make a documentary, but things take a turn for the worse as the secret of what happened there is revealed.
A young couple moves to the woods and soon finds their nightmares and reality colliding. A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators.
A film crew ventures into the forest in search of the mythical 'Jersey Devil'. A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on.
A man and his girlfriend camp in the woods to capture firsthand evidence of Bigfoot. After discovering a video showing what he believes to be his vanished sister Heather, James and a group of friends head to the forest believed to be inhabited by the Blair Witch.
As a 25-year war between Russia and Sweden concludes, two brothers who are part of an effort to outline new border accords become undone by their actions, and their mistreatment of a young woman during their journey. Whether it's the depths of the rainforest, the vast expanse of the desert or the outback, or the unsparing terrain of mountain ranges, humans are always surrounded by wilderness lurking just outside the edges of civilization.
Whether it's vicious mountain men, psychotic serial killers, viruses, or murderous creatures, the wilderness is home to all manner of monsters and to the constant, ever present fear that we have lost touch with nature. Survival horror films focused on the outdoors often represent our most primordial anxieties about what the wilderness can manifest, their stories tracking our waking dreams to their inevitable descent into living nightmares.
It's easy for horror films set in creepy woods, haunted forests, and barren fields to become predictable and monotonous. The residents have been granted unusually long lives and freedom from sickness, provided they worship an ancient deity that stalks the trees.
With strong visual effects, creature design, and dramatic tension, The Ritual is the latest worthy addition to the genre of outdoor survival horror. It starts tame, with four friends from the city leaving their wives and lives behind to escape to the mountains, but soon turns into a vacation from hell.
Most people mention The Blair Witch Project as the epitome of found footage horror, but Willow Creek begs to differ in a big way. From the crazy mind of Bobcat Goldthwait (yes, that screaming comedian from the early '90s) comes a story about a couple trying to make a controversial documentary about the fabled Bigfoot creature.
It begins a little slowly, with the man and woman enjoying long nature walks and stunning vistas as they track down clues to Bigfoot's whereabouts. Mark and his girlfriend Jacqueline Perry thought Missinaibi Lake Provincial Park would make an ideal area to explore away from their hectic city lives, only to discover that their every move is being tracked by an enormous man-eating bear.
A young woman named Wit goes on a wilderness hunting trip with her husband and his brother, intent on helping her to ail marriage and her brother-in-law's PTSD. Devil's Pass proposes a tenuous link between the American military conspiracy the Philadelphia Experiment and the Dalton deaths, indicating there was something more than natural causes implicated in the demise of the skiers.
This moody, atmospheric film is a worthy update of the original, providing modern horror techniques to a stalwart premise. A hiking trip to the Scottish Highlands for five mountaineers turns perilous when they discover a young Serbian girl imprisoned in a chamber in the middle of the wilderness.
Full of pulse-pounding action, A Lonely Place To Die has some surprisingly competent special effects, and the unique narrative of pitting five military veterans against Balkan war criminals makes a compelling story. When a young couple decides to spend New Year's Eve camping in the Australian Outback, they get a friendly tip from a local to pitch their tent near a romantic waterfall.
The boy was the only surviving member of the family who camped at the site days before, and the couple must keep him safe from the murderers who have returned to finish the job. Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's dammed and turned into a lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Wedlock takes his friends on a canoeing trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.
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.
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. A FedEx executive undergoes a physical and emotional transformation after crash landing on a deserted island.
The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Shula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.
A government researcher, sent to research the “menace” of wolves in the north, learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the species. Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl's epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War. Siberian gulag escapees travel four thousand miles by foot to freedom in India.
A chronicle of one woman's one thousand one hundred mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent personal tragedy. A group of friends joins a guide for a trek into the Bolivian jungle, searching for an Indian village.
The men soon realize that the jungle is a difficult place to be. A pilot and his passenger struggle for survival after crashing in the Arctic tundra.
Martin Steel attempts to cover 3,375 miles of the Amazon River, the longest continuous swim in history. The incredible story of amateur sailor Donald Crowbars and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe.
The struggles he confronted on the journey while his family awaited his return is one of the most enduring mysteries of recent times. A Uruguayan rugby team stranded in the snow swept Andes are forced to use desperate measures to survive after a plane crash.
At the end of WW2, a German POW doing hard labor in the Soviet Gulag escapes from his Siberian camp to return to Germany, but he's pursued by a Soviet NKVD officer. Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain.
When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness. During a routine exercise, a team of National Guards are threatened by angry and violent locals.
The story of New Zealand's Robert “Rob” Edwin Hall, who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer, teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest. After their plane crashes in Alaska, six oil workers are led by a skilled huntsman to survival, but a pack of merciless wolves haunts their every step.
If you close eyes on few things the movie can be enjoyable. Based on the true story of two scuba divers accidentally stranded in shark infested waters after their tour boat has left.
An intellectual billionaire and two other men struggle to band together and survive after getting stranded in the Alaskan wilderness with a blood-thirsty Kodiak Bear hunting them down. Norway, WWII: A group of British and German soldiers find themselves stranded in the wilderness after an aircraft battle.
Finding shelter in the same cabin, they realize the only way to survive the winter is to place the rules of war aside. Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days.
A devastating and heart-rending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Tread well and Amie Huguenot, who were killed in October 2003 while living among grizzly bears in Alaska. A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while cannoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.
An urban couple go camping in the woods and find themselves lost in the territory of a predatory black bear. A WWII pilot, bombardier, and radioman find themselves adrift on a lifeboat without food or water after being forced to ditch their plane during a scouting mission.
A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history. The story of the deadliest day on the world's most dangerous mountain, when 11 climbers mysteriously perished on K2.
The place is a polar research station on an island in the Arctic Ocean, inhabited now only by Sergei and Pavel. One day when Sergei is out angling, Pavel picks up a radio message that he darn't communicate.
A father and his thirteen-year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon when a small mistake derails their lives forever. A young woman goes on a 1,700-mile trek across the deserts of West Australia with four camels and her faithful dog.