Movies like Eight Below 2006

In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is called-off and the dogs are left alone at their own fortune. For six months, Jerry tries to find a sponsor for a rescue mission.

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1 The Guardian 2006

A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's 'A' School, where legendary rescue swimmer, Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Andrew Davis

Country:

United States of America
6.9

2 Blood Diamond 2006

An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed countrywide.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Action

Director:

Edward Zwick

Writers:

Charles Leavitt (screenplay), Charles Leavitt (story) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
8

3 The Count Of Monte Cristo 2002

Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, cleverly insinuating himself into the French nobility.

Genre:

Adventure

Director:

Kevin Reynolds

Writers:

Alexandre Dumas (novel) (as Alexandre Dumas père), Jay Wolpert (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.8

4 The Pursuit Of Happyness 2006

A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Gabriele Muccino

Writer:

Steve Conrad (as Steven Conrad)

Country:

United States of America
8

5 Pearl Harbor 2001

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan's devastating attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

Genres:

History, Romance, War, Drama

Director:

Michael Bay

Writer:

Randall Wallace

Country:

United States of America
6.2

6 Flight Of The Phoenix 2004

When an oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, an aircraft crew are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm forces them to crash their C-119 Flying Boxcar in an uncharted area of the desert.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Director:

John Moore

Writers:

Lukas Heller, Scott Frank (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

7 Seabiscuit 2003

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Gary Ross

Writers:

Laura Hillenbrand (book), Gary Ross (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.3

8 Freedom Writers 2007

A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Writers:

Richard LaGravenese (screenplay), Freedom Writers (book) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7.5

9 August Rush 2007

An orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.

Genres:

Family, Drama, Music

Director:

Kirsten Sheridan

Writers:

Nick Castle (screenplay), James V. Hart (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.5

10 Marley & Me 2008

A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of marriage, maturity and confronting one's own mortality, as seen through the lens of family life with a dog.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

David Frankel

Writers:

Scott Frank (screenplay), Don Roos (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.1

11 I Am Legend 2007

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

Francis Lawrence

Writers:

Mark Protosevich (screenplay), Akiva Goldsman (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

12 Troy 2004

In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was taken by the Trojans, he asks his brother Agamemnom to help him get her back. Agamemnon sees this as an opportunity for power. So they set off with 1,000 ships holding 50,000 Greeks to Troy. With the help of Achilles, the Greeks are able to fight the never before defeated Trojans.

Genres:

Adventure, History

Director:

Wolfgang Petersen

Writers:

Homer (poem), David Benioff (screenplay)

Countries:

United States of America, Malta, United Kingdom
7.2

13 Titanic 1997

101-year-old Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story of her life aboard the Titanic, 84 years later. A young Rose boards the ship with her mother and fiancé. Meanwhile, Jack Dawson and Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets aboard the ship. Rose tells the whole story from Titanic's departure through to its death—on its first and last voyage—on April 15, 1912.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

James Cameron

Writer:

James Cameron

Country:

United States of America
7.8

14 The Da Vinci Code 2006

A murder in Paris’ Louvre Museum and cryptic clues in some of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery. For 2,000 years a secret society closely guards information that — should it come to light — could rock the very foundations of Christianity.

Genres:

Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Ron Howard

Writers:

Akiva Goldsman (screenplay), Dan Brown (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.6

15 Angels & Demons 2009

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is recruited by the Vatican to investigate the apparent return of the Illuminati - a secret, underground organization - after four cardinals are kidnapped on the night of the papal conclave.

Genres:

Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Ron Howard

Writers:

David Koepp (screenplay), Akiva Goldsman (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Italy, United States of America
6.7

16 Poseidon 2006

A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Wolfgang Petersen

Writers:

Mark Protosevich (screenplay), Paul Gallico (novel)

Country:

United States of America
5.6

17 Baby's Day Out 1994

Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby Bink's parents; especially the three enterprising kidnapers who pretend to be photographers from the newspaper. Successfully kidnaping Baby Bink, they have a harder time keeping hold of the rascal, who not only keeps one step ahead of them, but seems to be more than a little bit smarter than the three bumbling criminals.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family, Crime

Writer:

John Hughes

Country:

United States of America
6.1

18 The Passion Of The Christ 2004

A graphic portrayal of the last twelve hours of Jesus of Nazareth's life.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Mel Gibson

Writers:

Benedict Fitzgerald (screenplay), Mel Gibson (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.1

19 The Boy In The Striped Pajamas 2008

When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a Jewish prisoner or the role his own Nazi father plays in his imprisonment, Bruno embarks on a dangerous journey inside the camp's walls.

Genres:

War, Drama

Director:

Mark Herman

Writers:

John Boyne (novel), Mark Herman (screenplay)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.8

20 King Kong 2005

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Action

Director:

Peter Jackson

Writers:

Fran Walsh (screenplay), Philippa Boyens (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

New Zealand, United States of America, Germany
7.2

21 Wanted 2008

Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Timur Bekmambetov

Writers:

Michael Brandt (screenplay), Derek Haas (screenplay) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

22 Proof 2005

Catherine is a woman in her late twenties who is strongly devoted to her father, Robert, a brilliant and well-known mathematician whose grip on reality is beginning to slip away. As Robert descends into madness, Catherine begins to wonder if she may have inherited her father’s mental illness along with his mathematical genius. When Robert’s work reveals a mathematical proof of potentially historic proportions, it sets off shock waves in more ways than one.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery

Director:

John Madden

Writers:

David Auburn (play), David Auburn (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

23 Disturbia 2007

Kale is a 17-year-old placed under house arrest after punching his teacher. He is confined to his house, and decides to use his free time spying on his neighbors. Things start to get weird when guests enter the Turner's house and don't come back out. Kale and his friends, Ronnie and Ashley, start to grow more and more interested in what is actually happening within the house of Robert Turner.

Genres:

Thriller, Drama, Mystery

Director:

D.J. Caruso

Writers:

Christopher Landon (screenplay), Carl Ellsworth (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

24 Annapolis 2006

Jake Huard, from a shipbuilders family, promised his dying mother he'ld make it to Anapolis Naval Academy. Thanks to tenaciously bugging a Congressman, he's selected despite dubious grades. Once inside, Jake soon proves sub-standard academically. Constantly challenged to his limits, repeatedly made the 'over-cocky' reason for the entire class to suffer, Jake nearly quits, but after facing his utterly un-supportive father's gloating returns just in time. Stubborn Jake finds support withs mates as well as Senor Ali, his lover-to-be, and a discipline he may excel in: the 'brigade' boxing tournament, open to all ranks.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Justin Lin

Writer:

David Collard (as Dave Collard)

Country:

United States of America
5.9