Songs and Movies About Alaska | Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

Songs and Movies About Alaska

September 17, 2020

To generate a little stoke for your next adventure to Alaska, Tordrillo Mountain Lodge has put together a list of songs and movies about our favorite place on earth – The Last Frontier.

Alaska Songs

What better way to pump yourself up for a trip than a great playlist of songs about Alaska? From the foot-tapping tune of “Road to Alaska” by The Bee Gees to Johnny Horton’s classic “North to Alaska,” these popular songs are a great soundtrack for your next Alaska adventure. Give a listen to some of our favorites below.

“Road to Alaska” by The Bee Gees

“Alaska and Me” by John Denver

“North to Alaska” by Johnny Horton

“Home to Alaska” by Lee Greenwood

Alaska Movies

Whether it’s your first time visiting Alaska or are planning a return trip, a great way to see yourself (and relive the best times!) of your visit to The Last Frontier is through movies. Our collection of classics are timeless and truly show the authentic beauty of the Alaska wilderness. Grab some popcorn as you watch these must-see movies about Alaska.

Into the Wild, a popular movie about Alaska, starring Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, and Catherine Keener.

Into the Wild (2007)

“After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.” – IMDb on Into the Wild

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn and Catherine Keener
Directed By: Sean Penn

Mystery, Alaska, a popular movie about the Alaska frontier, starring Russell Crowe, Burt Reynolds, and Hank Azaria.

Mystery, Alaska (1999)

“This comedy is about the residents of a small town who get over-excited when their hockey team gets chosen to host a televised event.” – IMDb on Mystery, Alaska

Starring: Russell Crowe, Burt Reynolds and Hank Azaria
Directed by: Jay Roach

The Edge, a popular movie about men stranded in Alaska after a plane crash, starring Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin.

The Edge (1997)

“A billionaire and two other men are stranded, unequipped, by a plane crash in a dangerous wilderness. How many will survive to be rescued?” – IMDb on The Edge

Starring: Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin
Directed By: Lee Tamahori

Balto, a movie about a dog who saved Nome, Alaska from an epidemic starring Kevin Bacon, Bob Hoskins, and Bridget Fonda.

Balto (1995)

“An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.” – IMDb on Balto

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Bob Hoskins and Bridget Fonda
Directed by: Simon Wells

North to Alaska, a popular movie taking place in Alaska starring John Wayne and Stewart Granger.

North to Alaska (1960)

“Sam and George strike gold in Alaska. George sends Sam to Seattle to bring George’s fiancé back to Alaska. Sam finds she is already married, and returns instead with Angel. Sam, after trying to get George and Angel together, finally romances Angel, who, in the meantime, is busy fighting off the advances of George’s younger brother, Billy. Frankie is a con man trying to steal the partner’s gold claim.” – IMDb on North to Alaska

Starring: John Wayne and Stewart Granger
Directed By: Henry Hathaway

Tuning In to Your Next Trip to Alaska

If all the song, dance, and film has inspired you to plan a trip to Alaska of your own, contact Tordrillo Mountain Lodge today to learn more about our summer and winter activities, lodge amenities, and much more!

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