Race to the Poles (North & South)

The Flight of the Eagle (1982)
Swedish film about S. A. Andrée setting out in hydrogen balloon "The Eagle" to be the first man at the North Pole, 1897
Cook & Peary: The Race to the Pole (1983)
American Frederick Albert Cook claims to have reached the North Pole April 21, 1908; Am. Robert Peary claims he reached the pole first April 6, 1909
Glory & Honor (1998)
Black man Mathew Henson who accompanied Peary to the North Pole (Peary claimed to have been the first person to the North Pole, on April 6, 1909)
Scott of the Antarctic (1948)
Robert F. Scott's trip to be the first man to reach the South Pole (1910-1912)
The Last Place on Earth (1985)
Mini-series about the race to the South Pole between Norwegian Roald Amundsen and British Capt. Robert F. Scott, 1910-1912
Shackleton (2002)
Shackleton's journey to the South Pole and the crew's harrowing return trip, 1914-1915
The Red Tent (1969)
Failed 1928 Arctic airship expedition of the "Italia" airship