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The Alps - 2007

In the thin air above Switzerland, on the sheer rock-and-ice wall known as the Eiger, an American climber is about to embark on the most perilous and meaningful ascent he has ever undertaken: an attempt to scale the legendary mountain that took his renowned father's life.
Educator Guide

Born to be Wild

Born to be Wild is an inspiring story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. This film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them—saving endangered species one life at a time.

Educator Guide

Everest - 1998

A group of aspiring climbers set out to reach the peak of one of the most challenging mountains in the world, Everest. During their journey the team experiences the death of a fellow climber. In this life-or-death struggle will they find the courage to make it to the top?
Educator Guide

Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag - 2004

Take a trip with John "Otter" Stratton on his F-15 fighter aircraft as he takes on the most challenging missions a fighter pilot faces during his career. Red Flag is where pilots and other important team members get their final training before going into real-life combat.
Educator Guide

Forces of Nature - 2004

It is one thing to contemplate the immense power of nature, another to experience these forces first-hand. Forces of Nature showcases the awesome spectacle of earthquakes, volcanoes, and tornadoes as we follow scientists on their groundbreaking quests to understand how these natural disasters are triggered.
Educator Guide

Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk - 2008

A documentary about a 15-day river-rafting trip on the Colorado River aimed at highlighting water conservation issues.
Educator Guide

The Greatest Places - 1998

A large-format film that takes you on an educational journey to seven of the most geographically dynamic locations on Earth, including Greenland, Madagascar, Namib, Okavango, Tibet, Iguazu and the Amazon.
Educator Guide
(Closed captions are not available for this film.)

Hubble - 2010

Hubble vividly recounts the amazing journey of the most important scientific instrument since Galileo's original telescope and the greatest success in space since the Moon Landing -- the Hubble Space Telescope.
Educator Guides:
Grades 3-5
Grades 6-8

Hurricane on the Bayou - 2006

Experience the power of Katrina and the reality of a hurricane in this emotional and music-driven film. From the producers of Everest and shot in the midst of Katrina, watch as the people of New Orleans make a musical journey as they search for help to restore the vital wetlands of Louisiana and give hope for the future.
Educator Guide

Kilimanjaro: To the Roof of Africa - 2002

This adventure of the human spirit brings you along with five trekkers and a local guide to the top of Kilimanjaro, the largest freestanding mountain in the world. Along the journey, you'll encounter strange landscapes and endure harsh conditions as you travel through five climates, all while learning about the formation of the African continent and the Great Rift Valley.
Educator Guide

Legends of Flight - 2010

Soaring onto the passenger airline scene are the "game changing" Boeing 787 Dreamliner and the Airbus A380. See how a century of aviation trial and error, and some of the seminal airplanes of the 20th century influenced the design of the Dreamliner. 

Educator Guide K-3

Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West - 2002

It was the dawn of a nation - a time before the American West became known as the frontier, and little was known about what lay within. Two captains, courageous in spirit and unyielding in their dedication to their mission, led 31 people, including one woman and her infant son, to the Pacific Ocean and back. Audiences will experience the danger and beauty of the unknown West as it unfolded before the eyes of Lewis and Clark.
Family Activity Guide
Official Website with Educator Resources

Magic of Flight - 1996

Experience the thrill of flying and soar through the history of flight, from the Wright brothers to the dramatic high-speed acrobatics of the world-renowned Blue Angels.
Educator Guide

Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon - 2005

Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon showcases the past, present and future of space exploration as moviegoers experience what the extraordinary Apollo astronauts did when they first stepped onto the Moon. Narrated by Tom Hanks.
Educator Guide

Mystery of the Nile - 2005

A breathtaking, cinematic adventure that takes you on an expedition down the world's greatest and most deadly river, the Blue Nile. For 114 days, a team of explorers led by Pasquale Scaturro and Gordon Brown face seemingly insurmountable challenges as they make their way along all 3,260 miles of the river to become the first in history to complete a full descent of the Blue Nile from source to sea.
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Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey - 2002

This thrilling film is an exploration of the sights and sounds of continents and cultures, guided by the internationally acclaimed performers of the sensational stage show STOMP.
Educator Guide

Rocky Mountain Express - 2011

Rocky Mountain Express propels audiences on a steam train journey through the breathtaking vistas of the Canadian Rockies and highlights the adventure of building a nearly impossible transcontinental railway.

Educator Guide

Santa vs. the Snowman - 2002

The first ever IMAX animated holiday film featuring the voices of Jonathan Winters, Ben Stein and Victoria Jackson. A lonely snowman gets into trouble as he tries to take Santa's place on Christmas Eve.

Official Website

Sea Monsters - 2007

Some of the largest and most ferocious creatures of the sea come to life through animation and recreations in this prehistoric adventure.

Educator Guide

Space Station - 2002

SPACE STATION is the first cinematic journey to the International Space Station (ISS), where you can experience for yourself life in zero gravity aboard the new station. You will blast off into space with the astronauts and cosmonauts from Florida's Kennedy Space Center and Russia's Baikonur Cosmodrome to rendezvous with their new home in orbit 220 miles above Earth. SPACE STATION is a story of challenges, setbacks and triumphs and ultimately, the shared international victory of men and women whose dreams exceed the limits of life on this Earth.

Narrated by Tom Cruise

SPACE STATION Educator's Resource Guide 

To The Arctic - 2012

An extraordinary journey to the top of the world, the documentary adventure “To The Arctic” tells the ultimate tale of survival. Narrated by Oscar® winner Meryl Streep, the film takes audiences on a never-before-experienced journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her twin seven-month-old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home.
Educator Guide

Tornado Alley - 2011

This giant screen adventure takes viewers on an epic chase through the severe weather capital of the world. Narrated by Bill Paxton, the film follows Storm Chasers star Sean Casey and the scientists of VORTEX2 on separate missions to encounter one of the earth's most awe-inspiring events--the birth of a tornado.
Educator Guide

Under the Sea - 2010

Explore some of the Earth's most remote and exotic waters in Under the Sea. Narrated by Jim Carrey, this film pulls viewers into the depths of the highly bio-diverse regions of the Indo-Pacific, exploring the strange and extraordinary creatures that call its seas home.
Educator Guide -- Grades 3-5
Educator Guide -- Grades 6-8

Van Gogh: Brush with Genius - 2008

Dive into the heart of Van Gogh’s paintings. For the first time, discover in IMAX the fantastic colors and passionate brushwork of a great genius as they take on a new life before our eyes. Relive Vincent’s life journey through his letters, see the places that inspired him, and the paintings.
Educator Guide