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 snowbound in the Sierra Nevada during the winter of 1846-1847, a number of the trapped settlers joined together in a final effort to reach California and organize a rescue party.
Survival Lies Within
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for some violence
Did You Know?
After Fosdick dies and his wife won't let him be eaten, his chest moves as he breathes. See more
The last two minutes of credits are accompanied only by the sound of a strong wind. See more
Referenced in Zombies: A Living History