More Movies Like Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

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The New World (2005)

Starring: Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale
Duration: 2h 15mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1607, Pocahontas, the adventurous daughter of Chief Powhatan, and others from her tribe witness the arrival of three ships sent by English royal charter to found a colony in the New World.
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The Lost City of Z (2016)

Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland
Duration: 2h 21mins
Genres: Adventure, Biography, Drama

In 1905 Percy Fawcett is a young British officer participating in a stag hunt on an Irish baronial estate for the benefit of the visiting Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.
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The Mission (1986)

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally, Aidan Quinn
Duration: 2h 5mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, History

In the 1750s, Spanish Jesuit priest Father Gabriel enters the northeastern Argentina and eastern Paraguayan jungle to build a mission station and convert a Guaraní community to Christianity.
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Mountains of the Moon (1990)

Starring: Patrick Bergin, Iain Glen, Richard E. Grant, Fiona Shaw
Duration: 2h 16mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, History

Mountains 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.
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Jungle (2017)

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Thomas Kretschmann, Joel Jackson, Yasmin Kassim
Duration: 1h 55mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Biography

In early 1980s, an Israeli adventurer named Yossi Ghinsberg travels to Bolivia planning to journey into the heart of the Amazon rainforest.
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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)

Starring: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira, Willy Semmelrogge
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The film follows Kaspar Hauser, who has lived the first seventeen years of his life chained in a tiny cellar with only a toy horse to occupy his time, devoid of all human contact except for a man, wearing a black overcoat and top hat, who fed him.
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1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Armand Assante, Sigourney Weaver, Loren Dean
Duration: 2h 34mins
Genres: Adventure, Biography, Drama

In the beginning, Columbus is obsessed with making a trip westwards to Asia, but lacks crew and a ship.
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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw
Duration: 2h 2mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Biography

In 1850, author Herman Melville visits innkeeper Thomas Nickerson, the last survivor of the sinking of the whaleship Essex, offering money in return for his story.
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The Revenant (2015)

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson
Duration: 2h 36mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

The Revenant is a 2015 American epic Revisionist Western film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. The screenplay by Mark L.
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Kon-tiki (2012)

Starring: Pål Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Odd-Magnus Williamson
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Adventure, Biography, Drama

The film is the dramatized story of Thor Heyerdahl and his Kon-Tiki expedition of 1947.
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Treasure of the Amazon (1985)

Starring: Stuart Whitman, Donald Pleasence, Bradford Dillman, Sonia Infante
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

A ragtag group of adventurers, including a former Nazi, is led by a half-maddened grizzled treasure hunter who wants a second chance to find the mythical treasure of the Amazon, after his first mission went terribly wrong.
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Everest (2015)

Starring: Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright, Martin Henderson
Duration: 2h 1mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Biography

In May 1996, several commercial expeditions at the base camp of Mount Everest prepare to climb to the summit.
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Fitzcarraldo (1982)

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes
Duration: 2h 38mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama

Brian Sweeney "Fitzcarraldo" Fitzgerald is an Irishman living in Iquitos, a small city east of the Andes in the Amazon Basin in Peru in the early part of the 20th century, when the city grew exponentially during the rubber boom.
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Queen of the Desert (2015)

Starring: Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Robert Pattinson, Damian Lewis
Duration: 2h 8mins
Genres: Adventure, Biography, Drama

Queen of the Desert is a 2015 American epic biographical drama film written and directed by Werner Herzog and is based on the life of British traveller, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer and political officer Gertrude Bell.
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Mongol: the Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)

Starring: Tadanobu Asano, Amadu Mamadakov, Khulan Chuluun, Honglei Sun
Duration: 2h 6mins
Genres: Action, Biography, Drama

Mongol (Монгол), also known as Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan in the United States and Mongol: The Rise to Power of Genghis Khan in the United Kingdom, is a 2007 semi-historical epic film directed by Sergei Bodrov, about the early life of Temüjin, who later came to be known as Genghis Khan.
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Christopher Columbus: the Discovery (1992)

Starring: Marlon Brando, Tom Selleck, Georges Corraface, Rachel Ward
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Adventure, Biography, Drama

The titular Genoese navigator overcomes intrigue in the court of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain and gains financing for his expedition to the West Indies, which eventually leads to the European discovery of the Americas.
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River of Death (1989)

Starring: Michael Dudikoff, Donald Pleasence, Robert Vaughn, Herbert Lom
Duration: 1h 47mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

In the nightmarish last days of the Third Reich, a psychotic Nazi scientist (Robert Vaughn) escapes to the impenetrable jungles of the Amazon.
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Apocalypto (2006)

Starring: Gerardo Taracena, Raoul Max Trujillo, Dalia Hernández, Rudy Youngblood
Duration: 2h 19mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

Apocalypto () is a 2006 American epic historical adventure film produced, co-written, and directed by Mel Gibson.
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The Emerald Forest (1985)

Starring: Powers Boothe, Meg Foster, Yara Vaneau, William Rodriguez
Duration: 1h 54mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

The Emerald Forest is a 1985 British adventure drama film set in the Brazilian rainforest, directed by John Boorman, written by Rospo Pallenberg, and starring Powers Boothe, Meg Foster, and Charley Boorman with supporting roles by Rui Polanah, Tetchie Agbayani, Dira Paes, Estee Chandler, and Eduardo Conde.
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Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981)

Starring: Ken Wahl, Lesley Ann Warren, Donald Pleasence, George Peppard
Duration: 1h 31mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

Gibbie Gibson (Donald Pleasence) has discovered a World War II-era plane wreck in the mountains of New Zealand.
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