Survival Moviesby richtylz | created - 01 Feb 2017 | updated - 01 Feb 2017 | Public
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1. The Grey (2011)
R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After their plane crashes in Alaska, six oil workers are led by a skilled huntsman to survival, but a pack of merciless wolves haunts their every step.
Votes: 224,338 | Gross: $51.58M
2. Tideland (2005)
R | 120 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.
Votes: 29,457 | Gross: $0.07M
3. The Return (2003)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
In the Russian wilderness, two brothers face a range of new, conflicting emotions when their father - a man they know only through a single photograph - resurfaces.
Votes: 37,149 | Gross: $0.50M
5. Hush (I) (2016)
R | 82 min | Horror, Thriller
A deaf writer who retreated into the woods to live a solitary life must fight for her life in silence when a masked killer appears at her window.
6. As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
TV-G | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
At the end of WW2, a German POW doing hard labor in the Soviet Gulag escapes from his Siberian camp to return to Germany but he's pursued by a Soviet NKVD officer.
8. All Is Lost (2013)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.
Votes: 68,861 | Gross: $6.26M
9. The Survivalist (2015)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a time of starvation, a survivalist lives off a small plot of land hidden deep in forest. When two women seeking food and shelter discover his farm, he finds his existence threatened.
11. Everest (2015)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
The story of New Zealand's Robert "Rob" Edwin Hall, who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer, teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.
Votes: 175,345 | Gross: $43.48M
12. North Face (2008)
Not Rated | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Based on a true story, North Face is a suspenseful adventure film about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps. Set in 1936, as Nazi propaganda urges the nation's ... See full summary »
Votes: 13,255 | Gross: $0.71M
14. The Ruins (2008)
R | 90 min | Horror
A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist, embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle where something evil lives among the ruins.
Votes: 64,608 | Gross: $17.43M
15. In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.
Votes: 104,635 | Gross: $25.02M
16. Eight Below (2006)
PG | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Brutal cold forces two Antarctic explorers to leave their team of sled dogs behind as they fend for their survival.
Votes: 55,052 | Gross: $81.61M
18. Into the White (I) (2012)
R | 104 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Norway, WWII: A group of British and German soldiers find themselves stranded in the wilderness after an aircraft battle. Finding shelter in the same cabin, they realize the only way to survive the winter is to place the rules of war aside.
Votes: 17,488 | Gross: $0.00M
19. Frozen (I) (2010)
R | 93 min | Drama, Thriller
Three skiers stranded on a chairlift are forced to make life-or-death choices, which prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Votes: 60,738 | Gross: $0.24M
20. Into the Wild (2007)
R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
Votes: 509,697 | Gross: $18.35M
21. USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)
R | 128 min | Action, Drama, History
During World War II, an American navy ship is sunk by a Japanese submarine leaving 300 crewmen stranded in shark infested waters.
22. The Donner Party (2009)
R | 95 min | Drama
Based on the real events of The Donner Party tragedy. The Donner Party was a group of California-bound American settlers caught up in the western expansion of the 1840s. After becoming ... See full summary »
23. Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
PG | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a journey across the Outback.
Votes: 25,520 | Gross: $6.17M
25. The 33 (2015)
PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days.
Votes: 31,160 | Gross: $12.19M
26. Against the Sun (2014)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A WWII pilot, bombardier, and radioman find themselves adrift on a lifeboat without food or water after being forced to ditch their plane during a scouting mission.
27. The Finest Hours (2016)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Drama, History
The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Votes: 53,928 | Gross: $27.55M
28. Kapringen (2012)
R | 103 min | Drama, Thriller
The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen.
Votes: 14,474 | Gross: $0.41M
29. The Descent (2005)
R | 99 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller
A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators.
Votes: 179,884 | Gross: $26.02M
30. Open Water (2003)
R | 79 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
Based on the true story of two scuba divers accidentally stranded in shark infested waters after their tour boat has left.
Votes: 47,185 | Gross: $30.61M
31. Edge of Winter (2016)
R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller
When two brothers are stranded by a brutal winter storm with an unpredictable father they barely know, the boys begin to suspect their supposed protector may be their biggest threat.
32. The Edge (1997)
R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An intellectual billionaire and two lesser men struggle to band together and survive after getting stranded in the Alaskan wilderness with a blood-thirsty Kodiak Bear hunting them down.
Votes: 62,207 | Gross: $27.78M
33. Buried (2010)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Votes: 135,727 | Gross: $1.03M
34. Van Diemen's Land (2009)
Not Rated | 104 min | Biography, Drama, History
The true story of Alexander Pearce, Australia's most notorious convict. In 1822, Pearce and seven fellow convicts escaped from Macquarie Harbour, a place of ultra banishment and punishment,... See full summary »
37. Himalaya (2015)
124 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Based on true events, renowned mountaineer UM Hong-gil sets out on a mission to Everest to retrieve his late junior climber's body and faces the greatest challenge of his life.
Votes: 706 | Gross: $0.70M
40. The Revenant (2015)
R | 156 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.
Votes: 583,772 | Gross: $183.64M
41. Last Days in the Desert (2015)
PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Drama
An imagined chapter from Jesus' forty days of fasting and praying in the desert. On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis.
42. Couple in a Hole (2015)
105 min | Drama, Thriller
Devastated by the death of their only son, a middle-aged couple from Scotland finds refuge in a man-made cave deep in the wilderness of the lush and undisturbed French woodlands.
43. The Book of Eli (2010)
R | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Votes: 262,197 | Gross: $94.84M
44. Open Water 2: Adrift (2006)
R | 94 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
When a group of friends fail to lower the ladder of their boat, they find themselves stranded in the surrounding waters and struggle to survive.
46. 127 Hours (2010)
R | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.
Votes: 315,339 | Gross: $18.34M
47. The Shallows (2016)
PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A mere 200 yards from shore, surfer Nancy is attacked by a great white shark, with her short journey to safety becoming the ultimate contest of wills.
Votes: 101,844 | Gross: $55.12M
48. 5 Lost at Sea (2009)
56 min | Documentary
World sailor Jesse Martin takes 5 young people on a sailing adventure of a lifetime in search of paradise, but what they discover is not what they expect.
49. Rescue Dawn (2006)
PG-13 | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama