Amazon Rainforest

Top Movies About the Amazon Jungle

The Amazon Rainforest is very special for many different reasons, including the fact that it is the largest rainforest in the world. It is also home to many unique and dangerous species and the mystery behind this vast wilderness intrigues everybody, including movie makers. Below we show you a list of some of the most remarkable movies about the Amazon Jungle.

Medicine Man

This movie is about a research scientist (Sean Connery) who discovers a cure for cancer in the Brazilian rainforest but loses the formula, so he begins searching for it with the help of an attractive assistant. Nevertheless, they run out of time due to the section of forest where the two are working is set to be chopped down by loggers. So, this movie’s main message is to stop the destruction of the world’s rain forests. Learn more about how can you help to preserve the Amazon Rainforest here.

The Emerald Forest

Based on a true story, this movie is about an engineer spends 10 years searching for his son, who was abducted by an indigenous tribes known as the Invisible People. The Emerald Forest depicts the clash between this rain forest tribe, who adapt themselves to the environment and treat the kid like a friend. So, when his father finally finds him, he discovers that his son is part of the tribe.


Fitzcarraldo is an obsessed opera lover, who dares what anybody else would call madness. He wants to build an opera in the jungle. To do so, he has to make a fortune. This movie highlight the power of persevering to accomplish dreams.


You may have heard about this famous film, because it was a was a box-office hit. Anaconda is about a crew who travel to the Amazon rainforest to shoot a documentary about a lost indigenous tribe. The crew’s director (Jennifer Lopez) gets taken hostage by a snake hunter who is going after the legendary, Giant Anaconda.

We hope these five movies have gotten you curious about the Amazon Rainforest. If that’s the case, the best way to get to know it is to visit it. So, start planning your trip to the Amazon! Stay at the best lodge of the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest. Yacuma Ecolodge offers comfortable and sustainable accommodation, useful amenities and excellent service. Come to have an unforgettable experience while exploring the Amazon!