20 Movies Like Alive

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Alive

Alive
Alive
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 61%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 128 min
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: Piers Paul Read, John Patrick Shanley
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano, Josh Hamilton
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“Alive” is a survival drama film based on a true story, following a Uruguayan rugby team whose plane crashes in the Andes Mountains. Stranded without food and facing harsh conditions, they must make difficult choices to stay alive.

The Grey

The Grey
The Grey
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 2 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: Joe Carnahan, Ian Mackenzie Jeffers
Actors: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“The Grey” is a survival thriller film about a group of oil rig workers who must fight for their lives against a pack of territorial wolves after their plane crashes in the Alaskan wilderness. As they struggle to survive the harsh conditions and the relentless pursuit of the wolves, they also confront their own mortality and the will to live.

127 Hours

127 Hours
127 Hours
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Biography, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 6 Oscars. 23 wins & 150 nominations total
Writer: Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy, Aron Ralston
Actors: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara
Language: English, Italian
Country: United Kingdom, France, United States
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“127 Hours” is a survival drama film based on a true story, focusing on Aron Ralston, a mountaineer who becomes trapped in a remote canyon in Utah and must find a way to free himself after his arm gets pinned by a boulder. The movie explores his physical and psychological struggle during the 127 hours he spends trapped before ultimately resorting to a drastic decision to save his own life.

The Revenant

The Revenant
The Revenant
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 156 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 92 wins & 193 nominations total
Writer: Mark L. Smith, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Michael Punke
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter
Language: English, Pawnee, French
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, United States
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“The Revenant” is a survival epic based on true events, following a frontiersman named Hugh Glass who seeks revenge against those who left him for dead after a bear attack. It explores themes of resilience, revenge, and the indomitable human spirit in the harsh wilderness of the 1800s American frontier.

Cast Away

Cast Away
Cast Away
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 143 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 15 wins & 36 nominations total
Writer: William Broyles Jr.
Actors: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Paul Sanchez
Language: English, Russian
Country: United States
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“Cast Away” is a survival drama film that follows a FedEx executive who becomes stranded on a deserted island after a plane crash. The movie explores his physical and emotional journey as he learns to adapt and find hope in isolation.

The Edge

The Edge
The Edge
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 62%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 3 nominations
Writer: David Mamet
Actors: Anthony Hopkins, Alec Baldwin, Elle Macpherson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Edge” is a 1997 survival thriller film about a billionaire and a fashion photographer who must rely on their wits and survival skills to escape a dangerous wilderness after their plane crashes in the Alaskan wilderness, while also being pursued by a massive, aggressive Kodiak bear.

Open Water

Open Water
Open Water
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 79 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror
Awards: 2 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Chris Kentis
Actors: Blanchard Ryan, Daniel Travis, Saul Stein
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Open Water” is a suspenseful thriller based on a true story, following a couple who are accidentally left behind during a scuba diving trip, stranded in the open ocean with sharks circling them. They must fight to survive against the elements and the imminent danger lurking beneath the surface.

The Shallows

The Shallows
The Shallows
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 86 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Awards: 1 win & 15 nominations
Writer: Anthony Jaswinski
Actors: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Angelo Josue Lozano Corzo
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“The Shallows” is a survival thriller film about a young woman who becomes stranded on a rock in the ocean while being pursued by a great white shark. With limited resources and a rapidly rising tide, she must find a way to outsmart the predator and make it back to shore alive.

The Mountain Between Us

The Mountain Between Us
The Mountain Between Us
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 38%
Metacritic: 48/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Chris Weitz, J. Mills Goodloe, Charles Martin
Actors: Kate Winslet, Idris Elba, Beau Bridges
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Mountain Between Us” is a survival drama film about two strangers, a journalist and a surgeon, who must rely on each other to survive after their small plane crashes in the remote mountains. As they battle the harsh elements and face life-threatening challenges, they form a deep connection and embark on a perilous journey to find their way back to civilization.

The Way Back

The Way Back
The Way Back
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 133 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 4 wins & 5 nominations total
Writer: Peter Weir, Keith R. Clarke, Slavomir Rawicz
Actors: Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Colin Farrell
Language: English, Russian, Polish, Tibetan, Mongolian
Country: United States, United Arab Emirates, Poland, India
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“The Way Back” is a drama film about a former high school basketball phenom who, years after his glory days, is given a chance at redemption when he is asked to coach the struggling basketball team at his alma mater. As he leads the team on a journey of self-discovery and healing, he also confronts his own personal demons.

The Descent

The Descent
The Descent
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Awards: 8 wins & 22 nominations
Writer: Neil Marshall
Actors: Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid
Language: English, Swedish
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Descent” is a horror film about a group of women who go on a caving expedition and become trapped underground. As they struggle to find an escape, they encounter terrifying creatures lurking in the darkness.

The Ruins

The Ruins
The Ruins
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 50%
Metacritic: 44/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Awards: 7 nominations
Writer: Scott B. Smith
Actors: Shawn Ashmore, Jena Malone, Jonathan Tucker
Language: English, Maya, Spanish, Greek, German
Country: United States, Germany, Australia
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“The Ruins” is a horror film about a group of friends who become trapped in an ancient Mayan temple while on vacation in Mexico, and they must fight for their lives against a deadly, supernatural force that lurks within the ruins.”

The Wave

The Wave
The Wave
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: 9 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: Ron Jones, Johnny Dawkins, Ron Birnbach
Actors: Jürgen Vogel, Frederick Lau, Max Riemelt
Language: German
Country: Germany, France
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“The Wave” is a movie based on a true story about a high school teacher who conducts a social experiment to demonstrate the dangers of fascism, but the experiment quickly spirals out of control as students become increasingly enthralled with the power and unity of the movement, leading to devastating consequences.

The Impossible

The Impossible
The Impossible
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 82%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 28 wins & 70 nominations total
Writer: Sergio G. Sánchez, María Belón
Actors: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland
Language: English, Thai, German, Swedish, Spanish
Country: Spain, Thailand, United States
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“The Impossible” is a film based on the true story of a family’s survival and reunion after being separated by the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. It depicts their harrowing journey and the resilience they display in the face of unimaginable tragedy.

Everest

Everest
Everest
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography
Awards: 1 win & 9 nominations
Writer: William Nicholson, Simon Beaufoy
Actors: Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright
Language: English, Russian
Country: United Kingdom, United States, Iceland
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The Everest movie is based on the true events of the 1996 Mount Everest disaster, where two different expeditions face severe challenges and fight for survival during a deadly blizzard on the world’s highest peak.

Into the Wild

Into the Wild
Into the Wild
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 148 min
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 23 wins & 106 nominations total
Writer: Sean Penn, Jon Krakauer
Actors: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener
Language: English, Danish
Country: United States
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“Into the Wild” is a film based on a true story about a young man named Christopher McCandless who leaves behind a comfortable life to live in the wilderness, seeking a deeper connection with nature and himself. As he embarks on his journey, he encounters various people and experiences that challenge his ideals and ultimately lead to a tragic end.

The Martian

The Martian
The Martian
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 144 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 7 Oscars. 40 wins & 199 nominations total
Writer: Drew Goddard, Andy Weir
Actors: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig
Language: English, Mandarin
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Hungary, Jordan
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“The Martian” is a science fiction film about an astronaut who is left stranded on Mars and must find a way to survive and signal for help. It follows his journey as he uses his resourcefulness and scientific knowledge to overcome the challenges of living alone on the planet.

All Is Lost

All Is Lost
All Is Lost
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 87/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 3 wins & 48 nominations total
Writer: J.C. Chandor
Actors: Robert Redford
Language: English
Country: United States
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“All Is Lost” is a survival drama film that follows a resourceful sailor, played by Robert Redford, who must navigate the treacherous waters of the Indian Ocean after his yacht is damaged, facing a series of challenges that test his resilience and will to survive. The movie is a gripping and solitary journey of one man’s struggle against the forces of nature and his own limitations.

The Road

The Road
The Road
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award5 wins & 34 nominations total
Writer: Joe Penhall, Cormac McCarthy
Actors: Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Kodi Smit-McPhee
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Road” is a post-apocalyptic drama film that follows a father and son as they navigate through a desolate, dangerous world in search of safety and hope. It explores their bond and the challenges they face while struggling to survive in a bleak and merciless landscape.

Rescue Dawn

Rescue Dawn
Rescue Dawn
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Adventure, Biography, War
Awards: 1 win & 6 nominations
Writer: Werner Herzog
Actors: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies
Language: English, Lao, Vietnamese
Country: United States, Luxembourg
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“Rescue Dawn” is a war drama film based on the true story of Dieter Dengler, a U.S. Navy pilot shot down and captured during the Vietnam War. The movie follows Dengler’s harrowing journey as he escapes from a prisoner-of-war camp and attempts to navigate the treacherous jungle to find his way back home.

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