With a stunning landscape and incredible wildlife including polar bears, seals and Arctic foxes, it’s no wonder that Arctic movie sets trump anything filmed in sunny Hollywood.  We took a break from working on our campaign to save the Arctic to compile a list of our favorite movies set in the endangered region. The Arctic is currently at risk from oil companies like Shell looking to profit from the sea ice melt by drilling in the Arctic Ocean.

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5) Smilla’s Sense of Snow

Based on a bestselling book, this 1997 thriller about a missing boy in Greenland is a favorite of our communications director although he claims the book was much better.

4) Insomnia

A rare opportunity to judge Robin Williams’ acting chops in a serious role, Insomnia is set in a Northern Alaskan fishing tow... Read more >