20 Movies Like Cast Away

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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 has died during a mission. With limited resources, Watney must find a way to survive and signal for help, while NASA and his crew work tirelessly to bring him back home.

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 film based on the true story of Aron Ralston, a mountain climber who becomes trapped in a remote canyon and is forced to amputate his own arm to free himself. The film explores Ralston’s harrowing ordeal and his ultimate determination to survive.

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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“Life of Pi” is a visually stunning film that tells the story of a young Indian man named Pi who survives a shipwreck and finds himself stranded on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger. Through their remarkable journey, Pi explores themes of spirituality, survival, 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 about a lone sailor who faces a series of challenges and battles against nature’s forces after his yacht is damaged in the middle of the Indian Ocean. With limited resources and increasing desperation, he must find a way to stay alive and make it back to civilization.

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 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 a true story, following a frontiersman named Hugh Glass who seeks revenge on his companions after being left for dead in the wilderness. Fueled by determination and the will to survive, Glass braves treacherous conditions and encounters with Native American tribes in his pursuit of justice.

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 man named Paul Conroy who wakes up buried alive in a wooden coffin with only a lighter and a cell phone. As time runs out, he must find a way to escape and uncover the truth behind his predicament.

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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The Open Water movie is a survival thriller based on a true story, where a couple is left stranded in the middle of the ocean after being accidentally abandoned by their scuba diving boat. They must battle the elements, sharks, and their own fears to stay alive and find a way back to shore.

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 against a pack of aggressive wolves after their plane crashes in the Alaskan wilderness. It explores themes of human resilience, survival instincts, and the harshness of nature.

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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The movie “Gravity” is a thrilling sci-fi drama about two astronauts who become stranded in space after their shuttle is destroyed, forcing them to rely on each other to survive and find a way back to Earth.

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 his fashion photographer friend who must use their wits and physical strength to survive in the wilderness after their plane crashes, while also being pursued by a man-eating bear.”

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 his privileged life behind to embark on a journey into the Alaskan wilderness. The movie explores themes of adventure, self-discovery, and the pursuit of a simpler existence, as McCandless seeks to find meaning and freedom in nature.

The Beach

The Beach
The Beach
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 21%
Metacritic: 43/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Awards: 7 nominations
Writer: John Hodge, Alex Garland
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tilda Swinton, Daniel York
Language: English, French, Swedish, Thai, Serbian
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Beach” is a drama thriller film about a young American backpacker who discovers a hidden paradise in Thailand, but as he becomes entangled in the community’s dark secrets, his dream turns into a nightmare of betrayal and violence.

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 sports drama film about a former basketball player who, struggling with addiction, is given a chance to coach his alma mater’s struggling team, leading them to redemption and personal growth. The movie explores themes of redemption, second chances, and the power of resilience.

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 solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail to heal and find herself after a series of personal tragedies. Through the physical and emotional challenges she faces on the trail, she discovers inner strength and a renewed sense of purpose.

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 surgeon and a journalist, who must rely on each other to survive after their plane crashes in the remote mountains. As they navigate the treacherous terrain, they form a bond and embark on a perilous journey to find their way back to civilization.

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 33 wins & 56 nominations total
Writer: Justin Marks, Rudyard Kipling
Actors: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States, New Zealand, France, Canada, India
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“The Jungle Book” is a live-action/CGI adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic story, following the journey of Mowgli, a young boy raised by wolves, as he navigates the dangers of the jungle and confronts the villainous tiger, Shere Khan, with the help of his animal friends and mentor, Bagheera the panther.

Swiss Army Man

Swiss Army Man
Swiss Army Man
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 8 wins & 31 nominations
Writer: Daniel Scheinert, Daniel Kwan
Actors: Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe, Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Swiss Army Man” is a surreal comedy-drama about a man stranded on a deserted island who befriends a flatulent corpse that he uses as a multipurpose tool to survive and find his way back home.”

Survivor

Survivor
Survivor
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 8%
Metacritic: 28/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: N/A
Writer: Philip Shelby
Actors: Milla Jovovich, Pierce Brosnan, Dylan McDermott
Language: English, Pashtu, Mandarin
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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The Survivor movie follows the story of a man who becomes the sole survivor of a terrorist attack on a commercial airplane. As he tries to uncover the truth behind the incident and evade those responsible, he must rely on his survival skills and resourcefulness.

The Truman Show

The Truman Show
The Truman Show
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 40 wins & 69 nominations total
Writer: Andrew Niccol
Actors: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Truman Show is about a man named Truman Burbank who unknowingly lives his entire life inside a massive television set, with every aspect of his life being broadcasted to the world. As Truman starts to question his reality, he embarks on a journey to uncover the truth and escape from the artificial world he has been living in.”

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