10 must-Watch Survival Movies With Breathtaking Experience

Survival movies are all about the unbeatable human spirit and the relentless will to overcome the harshest of challenges.

These gripping tales of struggle, resilience, and triumph against all odds transport the viewers into the shoes of these protagonists which we can learn from.

Whether it is uncharted wilderness to the depths of the ocean or even the vastness of space, these survival movies will give you some great experiences to see the world.

But if you are not sure which one to watch, we’ve done that for you! Here we are listing the best 15 must-watch survival movies of all time.

Time To Hunt(2020)

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Stars: Lee Jehoon, Jae-hong Ahn, Choi Woo-sik

Director: Yoon Sunghyun

Time To Hunt is a South Korean thriller. This movie is set shortly when South Korea was in extreme Elysium because of a financial disaster.

A gang of kids from a slum area lives their life to commit a different crime. They are trying to lead a life of crime to support themselves.

Yet, after a botched yet lucrative robbery at a playhouse, their problems increase further when they begin to be hunted by a creepy killer.

 With action-packed scenes and a dystopian backdrop, the movie has all the climates that genre lovers often search for!

Alive (2020)

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Stars: Yoo Ah-in, Park Shin-Hye, Jeon Bae-soo

Director: Cho

Alive is set on the Virus related with an additional attraction of Zombies.

 At Seol, a zombie outbreak exploded where a young teen gamer was stuck in his condo without his parents. Joon-woo battles to survive and, at last, discovers to protect himself.

The movie further grabs the developing romance during the apocalypse between Joon-woo and another survivor Yoo-bin (Park Shin-Hye), who locks herself in her condo to survive.

However, all the web companies closed down, so it will be difficult for them to get help and survive in this dangerous situation. 

The movie is must watch in terms of managing issues of loneliness, alternatives that query values, and even the importance of contact via social media.

No One Sleeps Within The Woods Tonight (2020)

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Director: Bartosz M. Kowalski

No One Sleeps Within The Woods Tonight Is a Polish horror film that was released in 2020. Bartosz M. Kowalski directs the movie which falls within the subgenre of slasher horror.

While this assumably sounds like a pleasure to many, it is not entertaining for this group. An evil shadow stalks the forest to threaten its existence. 

This horror flick movie was also one of the top-grossing movies on Netflix USA just after its launch.

The Ritual (2017)

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Stars: Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier

Director: David Bruckner

Based on Adam Nevill’s fiction, ‘The Ritual’ is a British horror movie that narrates the story of a gang of faculty associates who reunite for a mountaineering expedition in the forests of Sweden to herald their friend’s death who was murdered in an armed robbery.

 Historically an evil existence lurks within the forest because these characters are seen gazing into the nighttime.

Director David Bruckner uses panoramas to create a spine-chilling effect. Shot in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania, the movie stars Rafe Spall (Luke), Archer Ali (Phil), Sam Troughton (Dom), Paul Reed (Robert), and Robert James-Collier (Hutch).

 Extinction (2018)

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Starts: Michael Peña, Lizzy Caplan, Amelia Crouch

Director: Ben Young

Extinction’ is the story of Peter, a good father, and husband. Out of the blue, his family began getting tormented by frequent targets at the death site. Everyone will be annoyed by his delusional behavior in pursuit of his dreams.

After that, the world will get attacked by alien forces to invade humanity. Peter has to go and find strength, so he can protect his family from these alien energies.

However, this movie is not a distinctive sci-fi invasion movie and survival. This movie has enough giant twist and turns that make you fly out of your seat. 

A must-watch movie for those who love survival sci-fi flicks like this one. This movie holds an amazingly unusual idea that has been conducted nearly completely.

 The Platform (2019)

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Starts: Ivan Massagué, Zorion Eguileor, Antonia San Juan

Director: Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia

This Spanish movie is a breathtaking thriller, initially titled ‘El Hoyo,’ which means ‘The Gap.’

The story begins with a 100-flooring tall vertical jail, or you can say a “Vertical Self Administration Middle,” which prison has two inmates per cell, with one cell on every ground.

 Daily, a meal platform lands on each ground for a short time to offer the leftovers from the topmost ground.

As one descends to a reduced ground, the food supply decreases because it entirely depends upon how much guys on the floor eat.  

The movie is started with Goreng (Iván Massagué); we see him waking up in cell number 48.

The detainees change the flooring every month, and we can witness the transformation in the prisoner’s personalities as they transfer up and down. 

Chook Field (2018)

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Stats: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich

Director: Susanne Bier

‘Chook Field’ depends on a novel, “identical identify,” by Josh Malerman. 

This thriller pursues a mother, Malo rie Hayes (Sandra Bullock), who tries to protect herself, including her two kids, from the hostile forces that push every humanity to extreme madness if they look at these entities.

These unknown supernatural forces take people’s worst fears and drive them to commit suicide.

The movie runs forwards and backward between two timelines, five years aside.

Any survivor has never seen these entities. However, if they want to survive this entity, they must stay blindfolded for their security and survival. 

The story is about the journey of a mother and her two kids moving to one place that may provide them with safety.

.What’s appreciated about the movie is that it relies more on the characters’ situations than the supernatural dealings.

 Awake (2021)

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Stars: Gina Rodriguez, Ariana Greenblatt, Lucius Hoyos

Directors: Mark Raso,

Awake is a science-fiction thriller directed by Mark Raso. This movie can be positively included among the prime titles in your list of survival dramas and thrillers movies.

In the film, a global event wipes out all electronic facilities and induces people to experience severe insomnia( shortage of sleep).

 In the Awake movie, people become more temperamental, violent, and illogical for this shortage of sleep. 

Still, Jill, a single mother of two and former military physician, has a solution to the problem that can be found.

She believes her little girl has a cure, and she should keep her children safe While people worldwide are fighting for survival.

Cadaver (2020)

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Starts:Thorbjørn Harr,K ingsford Siayor,Maria Grazia Di Meo

Director: Jarand Herdal

Cadaver is a Norwegian thriller directed by the younger director Jarand Herdal. 

Survival is the greatest piece within the movie that also makes us question what surviving implies to us.

May this movie cherish our humanity? In a metropolis devastated by a nuclear disaster, people are barely surviving. With no food, no shelter, and no security, people choose death over life.

Artwork keeps us sane in such instances because it offers an escape; It gives us hope. With this hope, the family goes to watch a drama called ‘The Resort,’ which also has a luxurious meal as part of the expert.

This unusual drama invites the audience to participate – but no one thought it could become a battle for survival. Not much escape from reality!

Solo (2018)

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Stars: Alain Hernández,Aura Garrido,Ben Temple

Director: Hugo Stuven

The plot of this movie is almost similar to the ‘127 Hours.’ This movie is based on a real story of a wave surfer’s survival and near-death experience who slides down a dune by accident and collides with the ocean. And for this, he breaks his hip and injures his head.

 While people know they are dying quickly, they seek and consider their life. To repeat all the things and people they took for granted.

It’s also a benchmark for many “do or die” scenario-type movies, and that’s why it touches our hearts.

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