Most Popular Hibernation Movies and TV Shows
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1. Alien (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 725,857 | Gross: $78.90M
2. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 149 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer H.A.L. 9000.
Votes: 551,908 | Gross: $56.95M
3. Idiocracy (2006)
R | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Private Joe Bauers, the definition of "average American", is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive.
Votes: 134,170 | Gross: $0.44M
4. Passengers (I) (2016)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
Votes: 317,226 | Gross: $100.01M
5. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy
Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top-rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 1970s, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.
Votes: 311,872 | Gross: $85.29M
6. Mr. Nobody (2009)
R | 141 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible.
Votes: 200,217 | Gross: $0.00M
7. Without a Paddle (2004)
PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
After their friend dies, three men decide to fulfill their childhood dream by going on a camping expedition for the lost D. B. Cooper bounty, with calamitous results.
Votes: 42,187 | Gross: $58.17M
8. Pitch Black (2000)
R | 109 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A commercial transport ship and its crew are marooned on a planet full of bloodthirsty creatures that only come out to feast at night. But then, they learn that a month-long eclipse is about to occur.
Votes: 215,722 | Gross: $39.24M
9. Over the Hedge (2006)
PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating...and learns a lesson about family himself.
Votes: 149,541 | Gross: $155.02M
10. Mr. Klein (1976)
PG | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Paris, 1942. Robert Klein cannot find any fault with the state of affairs in German-occupied France. He has a well-furnished flat, a mistress, and business is booming. Jews facing ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,759 | Gross: $0.03M
11. Bambi (1942)
G | 70 min | Animation, Drama, Family
The story of a young deer growing up in the forest.
Directors: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, David Hand, Graham Heid, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Norman Wright, Arthur Davis, Clyde Geronimi | Stars: Hardie Albright, Stan Alexander, Bobette Audrey, Peter Behn
Votes: 120,411 | Gross: $102.80M
12. Forever Young (1992)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
During a cryogenics test, a pilot frozen in 1939 awakes in 1992 but time is running out, as his body starts to age rapidly.
Votes: 42,064 | Gross: $55.96M
13. Iceman (1984)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A prehistoric Neanderthal man found frozen in ice is revived by an arctic exploration team, who then attempt to use him for their own scientific means.
Votes: 4,841 | Gross: $7.34M
14. The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
G | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Kermit and his friends go to New York City to get their musical on Broadway only to find it's a more difficult task than they anticipated.
Votes: 18,100 | Gross: $25.53M
16. Immortal (2004)
R | 103 min | Animation, Action, Crime
In the distant future, Earth is occupied by ancient gods and genetically altered humans. When a god is sentenced to death he seeks a new human host and a woman to bear his child.
17. Space Truckers (1996)
PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A space trucker and his cute fiancee are on their way from a space station to Earth with an unknown cargo. When space pirates hijack them, 5000 disintegrator robots are found in the cargo.
18. Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014 Video)
G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
When the compassionate animal-fairy, Fawn, befriends the sleepy furry giant called the NeverBeast, persuading Queen Clarion and the vigilant Scout Fairies of its kindness is easier said than done. Is the peaceful Pixie Hollow in danger?
19. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (2017 Video Game)
E10+ | Action, Adventure, Family
After a century of hibernation, Link reawakens to once again save a ruined Hyrule from a great evil.
20. Son of Godzilla (1967)
PG | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Scientists experimenting with changes in weather on a tropical island get more than they bargained for when Godzilla shows up to battle humongous insects and protect his newborn child.
21. Sexmission (1984)
117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Two scientists are placed in hibernation and should be awaken after three years. But when they wake up, it turns out that it has been fifty years, and they are the only two males in a new, underground society composed exclusively of women.
23. Land of the Bears (2014)
86 min | Documentary
Set in the wilderness of the Kamchatka Peninsula, the land of legends and the kingdom of wild brown bears, we follow the daily adventures of five wild brown bears. A mother bear and her two... See full summary »
24. The Amazing Captain Nemo (1978 TV Movie)
102 min | Sci-Fi
After a century of being in suspended animation, the mysterious submarine commander is revived in modern times for new adventures.
25. Jack Frost (1979 TV Movie)
TV-G | 48 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Groundhog tells the story of how, for once, Jack Frost became human, and helped a knight win his lady love.
27. Yogi's First Christmas (1980 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 98 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Yogi, Boo Boo and Cindy are awakened from hibernation and join their friends' Christmas activities while interfering with 2 villians' efforts to ruin the holiday.
29. Mammoth (2006 TV Movie)
90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
On a hot summer afternoon in the sleepy town of Blackwater, Louisiana locals exiting a retro-fitted theater excitedly watch as a meteor streaks across the sky and crashes through the roof ... See full summary »
31. Rayman Legends (2013 Video Game)
E10+ | Animation, Action, Adventure
After being asleep for a century, Rayman and friends are awakened by Murfy who tells them that the 10 princesses of the land and the Teensies have been captured, and so they set out to defeat the new threats.
32. Hastrman (2018)
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A strange nobleman returning after years abroad to a small Bohemian village in the beginning of 19th century. The nobleman feels closer to animals despite looking like a human. He is a ... See full summary »
33. Hibernatus (1969)
82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
The frozen body of Paul Fournier is discovered in Greenland where he had disappeared during a scientific expedition in 1905. Perfectly conserved he is brought back to life in the 1960s. His... See full summary »
34. Within the Rock (1996 TV Movie)
R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A team of space miners sent to stop a moon's collision course with the earth discover a hibernating creature that soon revives and starts slaughtering them.
35. Santa and the Three Bears (1970)
G | 46 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When a park ranger tells two bear cubs about Christmas and Santa Claus, they want to skip hibernation to celebrate, but their mother doesn't believe in Saint Nick and wants them to sleep.
37. Live Again, Die Again (1974 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 78 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
After being cryogenically frozen for more than 30 years, a woman wakes to find her husband an old man and her children older than she is. She also wakes to find that her daughter is crazy ... See full summary »
39. Badgered (2005)
7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Two crows disturb a badger's hibernation. The badger climbs out of its hole once to try to silence the crows. When that doesn't work, fate intervenes and the hill on which are the crow's ... See full summary »
40. The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas (1973 TV Short)
Unrated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Family
While the rest of the world is getting ready for Christmas, all the bears in Bearbank are getting ready to sleep... except for Ted E. Bear. Ted gets curious about Christmas so he learns the meaning from Santa Claus himself.
43. What's Brewin', Bruin? (1948)
7 min | Animation, Family, Short
Pa Bear's attempts to hibernate are constantly frustrated by Junyer's snoring, Ma repeatedly opening the window, a persistent drip from the ceiling and finally, the voices of spring.
44. Bearly Asleep (1955)
8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Park ranger Donald sends his bears off to hibernate, but Humphrey would rather stay in his hammock, run out for a glass of water, etc., than sleep; when he does get to sleep, his snoring ... See full summary »
45. The Bear That Couldn't Sleep (1939)
Passed | 9 min | Family, Animation, Comedy
Barney's settling in for the winter. But water leaks, a loose shutter, a noisy fire, a teakettle left on, and some stray embers all get in the way, and Barney also locks himself out. And that's just the beginning.
48. Booby Hatched (1944)
Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short
Winter. A duck struggles mightily, and finally hatches her eggs in the bitter cold, after candling them and seeing the chicks skiing, skating, and otherwise enjoying winter inside the ... See full summary »
49. Snow Place Like Home (1948)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Popeye and Olive are relaxing in the water off Miami when a hurricane hits. It carries them to the North Pole. Fortunately, a penguin comes by advertising Pierre's Trading Post; ... See full summary »
50. Springtime Serenade (1935)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Mr. and Mrs. Oswald Rabbit are preparing their summer home, confident that winter has ended. Professor Groundhog, unable to see his shadow, predicts several more weeks of cold weather. The ... See full summary »
Director: Walter Lantz