20 Movies Like Impossible

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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 abandoned him after a bear attack in the 1820s American wilderness. The film explores themes of resilience, vengeance, and the power of the human spirit in the face of extreme adversity.

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 is about a young Indian man named Pi who survives a shipwreck and finds himself stranded on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger. Together, they embark on a journey of survival and self-discovery in the vast and unpredictable ocean.

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 States, France, United Kingdom
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127 Hours is a biographical survival drama film based on the true story of Aron Ralston, a mountain climber who gets trapped in a remote canyon and is forced to amputate his own arm to free himself. The film explores his harrowing ordeal and his ultimate triumph of survival.

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 drillers who must fight for their lives against a pack of aggressive wolves after their plane crashes in the Alaskan wilderness. The film explores themes of survival, human resilience, and the primal instincts of both man and beast.

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 climbing teams face severe weather conditions and struggle to survive while attempting to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

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 whose boat is struck by a shipping container, leading to a series of challenges and desperate attempts to stay alive in the middle of the ocean. The film explores themes of isolation, resilience, and the human spirit’s will to survive.

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 the true story of Christopher McCandless, a young man who abandons his comfortable life to explore the wilderness of Alaska. It depicts his journey of self-discovery, highlighting the beauty and challenges of living off the grid.

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 about a FedEx executive who becomes stranded on a deserted island after a plane crash, and must learn to adapt and survive on his own. The movie explores his physical and emotional journey as he navigates isolation, resourcefulness, and the longing for human connection.

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 and must use his ingenuity and resourcefulness to survive while awaiting rescue. The movie follows his journey of finding ways to grow food, communicate with Earth, and ultimately find a way back home.

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 space survival story that follows two astronauts, played by Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, who are stranded in space after their shuttle is destroyed, and must find a way back to Earth while facing numerous challenges and dangers.

The Shallows

The Shallows
The Shallows
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
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 thriller film about a young woman who becomes stranded on a rock in the ocean, pursued by a great white shark. She must use her resourcefulness and survival skills to outsmart the predator and find a way to safety.

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 psychological horror film about a couple who is left stranded in the middle of the ocean after being accidentally left behind by their scuba diving group. As they struggle to survive, tension and fear escalate as they face the unknown dangers lurking beneath the surface.

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 2000 disaster film based on a true story, following a group of commercial fishermen who find themselves caught in a massive storm while at sea. The film depicts their struggle for survival as they battle against the overwhelming forces of nature.

The Poseidon Adventure

The Poseidon Adventure
The Poseidon Adventure
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 5 wins & 13 nominations total
Writer: Paul Gallico, Stirling Silliphant, Wendell Mayes
Actors: Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Shelley Winters
Language: English, Hebrew
Country: United States
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“The Poseidon Adventure” is a disaster film about a luxury ocean liner that capsizes after being hit by a massive tidal wave. A group of survivors must navigate through the upside-down ship, facing various obstacles and challenges, in their attempt to reach safety.

The Towering Inferno

The Towering Inferno
The Towering Inferno
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 165 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 13 wins & 14 nominations total
Writer: Richard Martin Stern, Thomas N. Scortia, Frank M. Robinson
Actors: Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, William Holden
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Towering Inferno” is a disaster film that follows the events when a massive fire breaks out in a newly built skyscraper, trapping hundreds of people inside. As the fire rages and the building threatens to collapse, a heroic effort is made to rescue the survivors and extinguish the inferno.

San Andreas

San Andreas
San Andreas
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 49%
Metacritic: 43/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Carlton Cuse, Andre Fabrizio, Jeremy Passmore
Actors: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario
Language: English
Country: United States
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The San Andreas movie is about a devastating earthquake that strikes California, forcing a rescue helicopter pilot and his estranged wife to travel across the state to save their daughter. As they navigate through the chaos and destruction, they must overcome various obstacles and face the imminent threat of more earthquakes.

Deepwater Horizon

Deepwater Horizon
Deepwater Horizon
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 82%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 4 wins & 15 nominations total
Writer: Matthew Michael Carnahan, Matthew Sand, David Barstow
Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Douglas M. Griffin
Language: English
Country: United States, Hong Kong
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The Deepwater Horizon movie is a dramatization of the 2010 oil rig explosion and subsequent environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. It follows the harrowing experiences of the crew members as they fight for survival and attempt to contain the catastrophic oil spill.

Twister

Twister
Twister
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 11 wins & 17 nominations total
Writer: Michael Crichton, Anne-Marie Martin
Actors: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Twister movie is a thrilling disaster film that follows a group of storm chasers as they track and study tornadoes in an effort to improve forecasting. Along the way, they encounter personal and professional challenges while attempting to deploy a revolutionary new device to gather crucial data from inside a tornado.

Volcano

Volcano
Volcano
Internet Movie Database: 5.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 49%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: Jerome Armstrong, Billy Ray
Actors: Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffmann
Language: English, Spanish, German
Country: United States
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The movie “Volcano” is about a volcano that unexpectedly erupts in the heart of Los Angeles, causing chaos and destruction. As the city is threatened by lava flows and ash clouds, a geologist and an emergency management official must work together to save as many lives as possible.

Dante’s Peak

Dante's Peak
Dante's Peak
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 28%
Metacritic: 43/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Awards: 4 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Leslie Bohem
Actors: Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Jamie Renée Smith
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Dante’s Peak” is a disaster film about a volcanologist who must save a small town from impending volcanic eruption after a long-dormant volcano becomes active. As the volcano threatens to destroy the town, he races against time to evacuate its residents and protect his own family.

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