Songs and Movies about Alaska

April 16, 2014

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

Songs about Alaska

Road to Alaska – The Bee Gees

Alaska and Me – John Denver

North to Alaska – Jonny Horton

Home to Alaska – Lee Greenwood

Movies about Alaska

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Balto (1995)

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

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

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