Movies About Yellowstone: Read on for a list of movies that have Yellowstone National Park in their plot or were shot at the popular park itself.
Yellowstone National Park is one of the most popular parks in the USA. Besides, its stunning landscape and rich biodiversity, Yellowstone is also connected to the world of movies. Why? Well, more than 160 movies have been shot in Yellowstone Park! So here is a list of the top 15 movies that you can watch not only for their plot. But also, to view in the backdrop the vast and gorgeous terrain and wildlife of the park. Keep reading for movies about Yellowstone National Park!
Movies About Yellowstone
Check out the list of films about Yellowstone by scrolling down!
List Of Movies About Yellowstone
1. Yellowstone (1936)
What is the premise of the story of this 1936 classic? A murder in Yellowstone National Park. And a robber’s son looking for money buried inside the park by his father two decades back. Watch the movie to know what happens next.
The Mayan calendar, which (allegedly) foretold that the world would end on December 21, 2012, serves as the inspiration for the film. The world begins to explode as a result of solar flares and rising temperatures. Naturally, the super-rich escape in spaceships (arks) that transport them away from Earth. But it is John Cusack with a kid, traveling around Yellowstone in an RV that brings the National Park on screen.
3. The Wrong Guys
Shot in Yellowstone National Park this film is about the reunion of five former cub scouts. But a bunch of escaped prisoners mistake them for an FBI team.
Two hip surfers from Hawaii accidentally end up working as park guards in Yellowstone. However, they must stop Dennis Hopper and Robert Englund from stealing the iconic geyser Old Faithful.
5. Star Trek Voyager
The movie takes place in the year 2103 when the enigmatic and incredibly potent extraterrestrial cloud known as V’Ger makes its way toward Earth and obliterates everything in its path. In order to preserve the planet and learn more about the origins of V ‘Ger, Admiral James T. Kirk (William Shatner) takes command of his former spacecraft, the USS Enterprise, which has just undergone a refit. Several scenes of the movie were shot in Yellowstone.
Two brothers go on a hike in the woods to begin a documentary. A wildfire that has gotten out of hand traps them, and they cruelly perish. Clay Hardin, a fire researcher who believes that the flames should burn naturally, is played by Scott Foley. Richard Danville, the fire chief of Yellowstone, is his adversary. Watch the film to know how the rescue operations pan out.
Samsara leads us to the diverse realms of sacred sites, catastrophe zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders. It was shot on 70mm film over the course of nearly five years in 25 different countries across five continents. And it also features scenes from Yellowstone. (Watch it on Amazon Prime.)
8. The Mountain Men
Mountain Men was shot in many regions of the US, including Yellowstone National Park. In this fantastic journey, two grizzled frontiersmen battle Indians, drink alcohol and steal squaws in search of a fabled valley.
This is a great film to explore Yellowstone. It gives a glimpse at the fauna of Yellowstone National Park, captured in all four seasons. There is only a little commentary and a solo piano score.
13. Light Of Mine
With an eye illness that is incurable and disabling, photographer Owen will soon go blind. He and his wife Laura travel on a once-in-a-lifetime road trip to Yellowstone National Park before he loses all of his vision. (Watch it on Amazon Prime.)
14. Yellowstone’s Cub
Tuffy and Tubby, two bear cubs, spend the entire summer playing together in Yellowstone National Park after being separated from their mother. The mother bear continues to look for them while she follows their track.