Most Popular Arctic Movies and TV Shows
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1. His Dark Materials (2019– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A young girl is destined to liberate her world from the grip of the Magisterium which represses people's ties to magic and their animal spirits known as daemons.
2. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.
Votes: 698,485 | Gross: $176.65M
4. Man of Steel (2013)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Clark Kent is an alien who as a child was evacuated from his dying world and came to Earth, living as a normal human. But when survivors of his alien home invade Earth, he must reveal himself to the world.
Votes: 663,930 | Gross: $291.05M
5. The Golden Compass (2007)
PG-13 | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization.
Votes: 173,238 | Gross: $70.11M
7. Transformers (2007)
PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager.
Votes: 579,283 | Gross: $319.25M
8. G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer.
Votes: 194,031 | Gross: $152.27M
10. The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek from Washington, D.C. to New York City to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.
Votes: 397,610 | Gross: $186.74M
11. Arctic (2018)
PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Drama
A man stranded in the Arctic after a plane crash must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his makeshift camp or to embark on a deadly trek through the unknown.
Votes: 34,170 | Gross: $2.41M
12. Geostorm (2017)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When the network of satellites designed to control the global climate starts to attack Earth, it's a race against the clock for its creator to uncover the real threat before a worldwide Geostorm wipes out everything and everyone.
Votes: 85,637 | Gross: $33.70M
13. The Last Airbender (2010)
PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must master all four elements and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water Tribes and the Earth Kingdom.
Votes: 141,080 | Gross: $131.56M
14. Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
PG-13 | 165 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When humanity allies with a bounty hunter in pursuit of Optimus Prime, the Autobots turn to a mechanic and his family for help.
Votes: 289,419 | Gross: $245.44M
15. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
R | 123 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
When the brilliant but unorthodox scientist Dr. Victor Frankenstein rejects the artificial man that he has created, the Creature escapes and later swears revenge.
Votes: 49,111 | Gross: $22.01M
16. Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell (2018 Video)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The new sequel finds Burt Gummer, who's dying from Graboid poison, and his son Travis at a remote research station in Canada's Nunavut Territory, where they must go up against a new batch of Graboids to save Burt's life.
17. Helix (2014–2015)
TV-PG | 40 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A team of scientists are thrust into a potentially life-or-death situation when they arrive in the Arctic to secretly investigate what could be an outbreak of a strange disease in a secluded international research facility.
18. Life (2009)
TV-G | 473 min | Documentary
David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview of the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to... See full summary »
19. Before the Flood (2016)
PG | 96 min | Documentary
A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet.
20. Fred Claus (2007)
PG | 116 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Fred Claus, Santa's bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole to help Santa and the elves prepare for Christmas in exchange for cash.
Votes: 38,425 | Gross: $72.01M
21. Stargate: Continuum (2008 Video)
Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.
24. War, Inc. (2008)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
A corporation hires a professional assassin to pose as its trade show representative who must organize the wedding of a Middle Eastern pop star, which will allow him the opportunity to kill a Middle Eastern politician.
Votes: 21,124 | Gross: $0.58M
25. Iceman (1984)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A prehistoric Neanderthal man found frozen in ice is revived by an arctic exploration team, who then attempt to use him for their own scientific means.
Votes: 4,963 | Gross: $7.34M
26. An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
PG | 96 min | Documentary, News
Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.
Votes: 78,584 | Gross: $23.81M
27. Harbinger Down (2015)
R | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
While studying the effects of global warming on a pod of whales, grad students on a crabbing vessel and its crew uncover frozen Soviet space shuttle and unintentionally release a monstrous organism from it.
29. Never Cry Wolf (1983)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama
A government researcher, sent to research the "menace" of wolves in the north, learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the species.
Votes: 7,309 | Gross: $29.60M
30. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
Approved | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A ferocious dinosaur awakened by an Arctic atomic test terrorizes the North Atlantic and, ultimately, New York City.
Votes: 6,471 | Gross: $5.00M
32. King Kong Escapes (1967)
G | 96 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
King Kong is brought in by an evil ruler to dig for precious gems in a mine when the robot MechaKong is unable to do the task. This leads to the machine and the real Kong engaging in a tremendous battle that threatens to level Japan.
33. Two Lovers and a Bear (2016)
R | 96 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Set in a small town near the North Pole where roads lead to nowhere, the story follows Roman (DeHaan) and Lucy (Maslany), two burning souls who come together to make a leap for life and inner peace.
35. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)
PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When the Earth is threatened by a burning Van Allen Radiation Belt, U.S. Navy Admiral Harriman Nelson plans to shoot a nuclear missile at the Belt, using his experimental atomic submarine, the Seaview.
36. Nanook of the North (1922)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary
In this silent predecessor to the modern documentary, film-maker Robert J. Flaherty spends one year following the lives of Nanook and his family, Inuits living in the Arctic Circle.
37. See Spot Run (2001)
PG | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A mailman takes care of a dog that, unbeknownst to him, is an FBI drug-sniffing superdog that has escaped from the witness protection program after becoming the target of an assassination.
Votes: 8,448 | Gross: $33.36M
39. Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007 Video)
Not Rated | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance
Planet Express sees a hostile takeover and Bender falls into the hands of criminals where he is used to fulfill their schemes.
40. Norm of the North: Keys to the Kingdom (2018)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Norm, the newly crowned polar bear king of the arctic, must save New York City and his home. But Norm goes from hero to villain when he's framed for a crime he didn't commit. He must work ... See full summary »
42. Superman: Unbound (2013 Video)
PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Superman and Supergirl take on the cybernetic Brainiac, who boasts that he possesses "the knowledge and strength of 10,000 worlds."
43. Bear Island (1979)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
On the remote Norwegian Bear Island, used as a submarine base by the Germans during World War II, U.N. scientist Larsen sends a distress signal using an emergency N.A.T.O. frequency, and is received by scientific vessel Morning Rose.
44. Ice Pilots NWT (2009–2014)
Ice Pilots NWT is a reality television documentary series that portrays Buffalo Airways, an airline based in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. Buffalo flies WWII-era propeller planes year-round in the Canadian North.
45. Long Way North (2015)
PG | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
In 1882, a young Russian aristocrat goes on an epic adventure to find out what happened to her grandfather and save her family's reputation.
46. Ice Sharks (2016 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A group of scientists at a research facility based on Antarctica battle a breed of sharks that have invaded Antarctic waters.
48. She (1935)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Leo Vincey, told by his dying uncle of a lost land visited 500 years ago by his ancestor, heads out with family friend Horace Holly to try to discover the land and its secret of immortality... See full summary »
50. How I Ended This Summer (2010)
Not Rated | 130 min | Drama
One place. One day. Two men. 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 daren't communicate.
Votes: 6,243 | Gross: $0.01M