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The Best Movies About Finding Lost Worlds

Updated 25 Jul 2019 337 votes 36 voters 1.8k views37 items

List RulesMovies about civilizations, cities, and people that time forgot.

Films about lost civilizations have been around since the 1920s when the first screen adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World was released. As the decades have gone by, advancements in special effects technology have allowed these films to become both more sophisticated and exciting. The best movies about lost cities, civilizations, and people offer a thrill a minute, in addition to creating a sense of wonder. They tap into your imagination as they show what it might be like to stumble across people, creatures, or locations that time forgot.

On this list, you find movies like The Land That Time Forgot, The Lost City of Z, and Kong: Skull Island. Movies about lost worlds tend to be specific adventure movies, so if you're a fan of that genre, this list is for you!

Vote up the greatest lost world movies to help your favorites get closer to the top of the list. If there's a good one you don't see here, add it, then check back later to see how other users rank your pick. 

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