Movies to Watch If You Like Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
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The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig
Duration: 1h 52mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, DramaIn 1757, British Army Major Duncan Heyward arrives in Albany, New York during the French and Indian War.
Dead Man (1995)
Starring: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover, Lance Henriksen
Duration: 2h 1mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, FantasyWilliam Blake (Johnny Depp), an accountant from Cleveland, Ohio, rides by train to the frontier company town of Machine to take up a promised accounting job in the town's metal works.
White Fang (1991)
Starring: Ethan Hawke, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Jed, Seymour Cassel
Duration: 1h 47mins
Genres: Adventure, DramaIn 1896, during the Klondike Gold Rush, a young explorer named Jack Conroy arrives in Alaska from San Francisco to look for his deceased father's mining claim.
Meek's Cutoff (2010)
Starring: Michelle Williams, Bruce Greenwood, Paul Dano, Will Patton
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, ThrillerA small group of settlers travelling across the Oregon High Desert in 1845 suspect that their guide, Stephen Meek, may not know the area well enough to plot a safe and certain route.
Little Big Man (1970)
Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George, Martin Balsam
Duration: 2h 19mins
Genres: Adventure, Comedy, DramaIn 1970, 121 year-old Jack Crabb, the oldest man in the world, is residing in a hospice and recounts his life story to a curious historian.
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George, Bill McKinney
Duration: 2h 15mins
Genres: WesternThe Outlaw Josey Wales is a 1976 American revisionist Western DeLuxe Color and Panavision film set during and after the American Civil War.
The Homesman (2014)
Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto
Duration: 2h 2mins
Genres: Drama, WesternIn 1854, Mary Bee Cuddy is a 31-year-old spinster from New York, a former teacher who journeyed to the Midwest for more opportunity.
The Revenant (2015)
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson
Duration: 2h 36mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, DramaThe Revenant is a 2015 American epic Revisionist Western film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. The screenplay by Mark L.
Man in the Wilderness (1971)
Starring: Richard Harris, John Huston, Henry Wilcoxon, Percy Herbert
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, WesternA classic survival story, told partly through flashbacks to Zachary Bass's past.
Never Cry Wolf (1983)
Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq, Samson Jorah
Duration: 1h 45mins
Genres: Adventure, DramaYoung, naïve Canadian biologist Tyler is assigned by the government to travel to the isolated Canadian Arctic wilderness and study why the area's caribou population is declining, believed to be due to wolf-pack attacks; amongst his orders to study them, he is also given a gun and required to kill one wolf and examine its stomach contents.
Comanche Moon (2008 - 2008)
Starring: Steve Zahn, Ryan Merriman, Keith Robinson, Wes Studi
Duration: 6h 0mins
Genres: Drama, WesternThe adventures and love lives of young Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McRae leading up to their retirement to the city of Lonesome Dove.
The Way Back (2010)
Starring: Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Colin Farrell, Dragos Bucur
Duration: 2h 13mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, HistoryDuring World War II, after the Soviet invasion of Poland, young Polish army officer Janusz Wieszczek (Jim Sturgess) is held as a POW and interrogated by the NKVD.
The Snow Walker (2003)
Starring: Barry Pepper, Annabella Piugattuk, James Cromwell, Kiersten Warren
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Adventure, DramaIn the summer of 1953, Canadian bush pilot Charlie Halliday, a brash, former Second World War bomber pilot based in Yellowknife, is flying a routine job in the Queen Maud Gulf on the Arctic Ocean when he encounters a small band of Inuit people who plead for his help.
The Bear (1988)
Starring: Tchéky Karyo, Bart the Bear, Youk the Bear, Jack Wallace
Duration: 1h 36mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, FamilyIn 1885, in the mountainous wilds of British Columbia, Canada, a grizzly bear cub is orphaned by the death of his mother from a rockslide while digging and searching for honey.
The Mountain Men (1980)
Starring: Charlton Heston, Brian Keith, Victoria Racimo, Stephen Macht
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Adventure, WesternBill Tyler (Charlton Heston) is an argumentative, curmudgeonly mountain man. Henry Frapp (Brian Keith) is Tyler's good friend and fellow trapper.
True Grit (2010)
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld, Josh Brolin
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Drama, WesternTrue Grit is a 2010 American Revisionist Western film directed, written, produced, and edited by the Coen brothers and executive produced by Steven Spielberg.
The Cowboys (1972)
Starring: John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern, Colleen Dewhurst
Duration: 2h 14mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, WesternWhen his ranch hands abandon him to join a gold rush, aging rancher William ‘Wil’ Andersen (John Wayne) is forced to find replacement drovers for his upcoming 400-mile (640 km) long cattle drive.
Mountains of the Moon (1990)
Starring: Patrick Bergin, Iain Glen, Richard E. Grant, Fiona Shaw
Duration: 2h 16mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, HistoryMountains of the Moon is a 1990 biographical film depicting the 1857–1858 journey of Richard Francis Burton and John Hanning Speke in their expedition to Central Africa which culminated in Speke's discovery of the source of the Nile River and led to a bitter rivalry between the two men.
Dances with Wolves (1990)
Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant
Duration: 3h 1mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, WesternDances with Wolves is a 1990 American epic Western film starring, directed, and produced by Kevin Costner in his feature directorial debut.
Heaven's Gate (1980)
Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston
Duration: 3h 39mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, WesternHeaven's Gate is a 1980 American epic Western film written and directed by Michael Cimino, and starring Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, Isabelle Huppert, Jeff Bridges, John Hurt, Sam Waterston, Brad Dourif, Joseph Cotten, Geoffrey Lewis, David Mansfield, Richard Masur, Terry O'Quinn, Mickey Rourke, Willem Dafoe and Nicholas Woodeson, the last two in their first film roles.