20 Movies Like Hours

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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 biographical survival drama film based on the true story of Aron Ralston, a mountaineer who becomes trapped in a remote canyon in Utah and is forced to amputate his own arm to free himself after a boulder falls on him.

Buried

Buried
Buried
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 16 wins & 33 nominations
Writer: Chris Sparling
Actors: Ryan Reynolds, José Luis García-Pérez, Robert Paterson
Language: English, Arabic
Country: Spain, United Kingdom, France, United States
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“Buried” is a thriller film about a civilian truck driver in Iraq who wakes up buried alive in a coffin with only a lighter and a cell phone. The entire movie takes place inside the coffin as he tries to find a way out before running out of oxygen.

Gravity

Gravity
Gravity
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 96/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: Won 7 Oscars. 240 wins & 187 nominations total
Writer: Alfonso Cuarón, Jonás Cuarón
Actors: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris
Language: English, Greenlandic
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Gravity” is a thrilling and intense space survival film that follows two astronauts stranded in space after their shuttle is destroyed, as they fight to find a way back to Earth and survive against all odds.

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, fighting for her life against a great white shark. As she tries to find a way to safety, she must outsmart the predator and use her resourcefulness to survive.

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 survival horror film based on a true story, following a couple who are accidentally left behind by their scuba diving boat in shark-infested waters, struggling to stay alive and find rescue.

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 struggle to survive and reunite after being separated by the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. It depicts their harrowing journey through the aftermath of the disaster and their unwavering determination to find each other against all odds.

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 named Mark Watney who is left stranded on Mars after his crew mistakenly believes he is dead. With limited supplies and no means of communication with Earth, Watney must use his resourcefulness and scientific knowledge to survive and find a way to signal for rescue.

Life of Pi

Life of Pi
Life of Pi
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 127 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 81 wins & 134 nominations total
Writer: Yann Martel, David Magee
Actors: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain
Language: English, Hindi, Japanese, French
Country: United States, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Canada, India, France
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The Life of Pi movie tells the extraordinary story of a young Indian man named Pi who survives a shipwreck and finds himself stranded on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger, with their unlikely journey pushing the boundaries of faith, resilience, and the power of storytelling.

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 the harrowing journey of a lone sailor who faces numerous challenges and battles against the elements after his yacht is damaged in the middle of the Indian Ocean. With minimal dialogue, the film depicts his desperate fight for survival as he navigates through storms, sharks, and isolation.

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 the story of a FedEx executive who becomes stranded on a deserted island after a plane crash. As he struggles to survive and find a way back home, he forms an unlikely bond with a volleyball named Wilson.

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 drama film based on a true story, following a frontiersman named Hugh Glass as he seeks revenge against his companions who left him for dead after being mauled by a bear. The film explores themes of resilience, vengeance, and the indomitable human spirit in the face of extreme adversity.

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 workers who must fight for their lives in the Alaskan wilderness after their plane crashes. As they struggle against harsh weather conditions and a pack of aggressive wolves, the survivors face their own fears and mortality.

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 biographical drama film that tells the true story of Christopher McCandless, a young man who abandons his privileged life and ventures into the Alaskan wilderness in search of adventure and self-discovery. The film explores themes of freedom, nature, and the human desire for meaning and connection.

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 survival thriller film about a wealthy businessman and his fashion photographer friend who must fight for their lives in the wilderness after their plane crashes. As they navigate the harsh terrain, they also face the threat of a cunning and relentless man-eating bear.

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 star who, struggling with alcoholism, is given a chance to coach his alma mater’s struggling basketball team, leading them to unexpected success while confronting his own personal demons.

Wild

Wild
Wild
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 13 wins & 69 nominations total
Writer: Nick Hornby, Cheryl Strayed
Actors: Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Gaby Hoffmann
Language: English
Country: United States
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The movie “Wild” is about a woman named Cheryl Strayed who embarks on a 1,100-mile solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail in order to heal and find herself after experiencing personal loss and addiction. Throughout her journey, she confronts her past, finds strength, and discovers the power of nature and self-discovery.

Touching the Void

Touching the Void
Touching the Void
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Documentary, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award8 wins & 10 nominations total
Writer: Joe Simpson
Actors: Simon Yates, Joe Simpson, Brendan Mackey
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Touching the Void” is a gripping documentary film that recounts the harrowing true story of two mountaineers, Joe Simpson and Simon Yates, as they attempt to climb the treacherous Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes. When disaster strikes, their survival is pushed to the limits as they face immense physical and emotional challenges in a battle against the elements and their own will to live.

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, focusing on two expedition groups that face severe challenges and tragedy while attempting to reach the summit of the world’s highest peak.

The Perfect Storm

The Perfect Storm
The Perfect Storm
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 4 wins & 28 nominations total
Writer: Sebastian Junger, William D. Wittliff
Actors: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, John C. Reilly
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Perfect Storm” is a disaster film based on a true story, depicting the events of a fishing boat caught in a violent storm off the coast of New England. As the crew battles the elements, their struggle for survival becomes a harrowing and tragic tale of human resilience and the power of nature.

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 US Navy pilot who is shot down over Laos during the Vietnam War and must fight for survival in a harsh jungle environment. The movie follows his relentless determination to escape captivity and make it back home.

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