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The top 26 survival films from the worst to the best

BingMag.com The top 26 survival films from the worst to the best

Man's instinct and desire to survive force him to fight against the complex and difficult conditions that threaten his life and Defend yourself. In fact, man never throws himself into water and fire as much as when he is in danger of death and does not use all his power. The existence of the instinct of survival in all human beings and the audience's identification with the people in these conditions has caused the films belonging to the genre of survival to always have a fixed place in the history of cinema. In this list, we will review 26 films belonging to this genre.

Cinema called survival refers to films in which a (generally natural) phenomenon threatens the lives of the characters and people have to A means by which they can reach out and grab any string they see. But this does not mean that all films of this genre took place in the heart of nature or somewhere outside the civilized urban environment; The human being may be in danger in the same city where you and I live, and the protagonist struggles to save himself; In fact, it is this show of survival that puts any film of any genre under this popular genre. Belongs to the afterlife; But the scenario is about the efforts of an individual or a group who just want to survive and nothing else. In this case, we are faced with a film that, while belonging to the genre of another mother, is also a subset of the survival genre. For this reason, a film like World War Z with a zombie presence is not about survival cinema, but my film My Legends is here; Because in World War II, the cause-and-effect relationships in the scenario as well as the main characters' goal are not only survival but also other goals, but in my mythology, the characters are just looking for a way to survive; This analogy can also be made with mad max, whose scenario is not just about people surviving, but aiming to find a land where there is an ideal.

Such dramas allow the filmmaker to To pay and show the last efforts of the characters to penetrate into the dark man and to draw a picture of each person's life when all the masks are removed and everyone shows his true inner self. The ability of any filmmaker to know a person makes him show a more accurate, better and deeper picture of his characters, and this is the difference between good and bad films of this cinematic genre. If the filmmaker only wants to show the human paddle and create tension with the intention of raising the adrenaline of the audience, we will be faced with a superficial film that does not find a way to depth and is quickly erased from the minds after watching.

Another issue that makes films of this genre better works is the enormity of the dimensions of the problem ahead; No one welcomes a movie in which a man is lost in a forest near his house; Because the familiarity of that environment for the cinema audience makes them not take the dimensions of danger too seriously and do not believe in danger. In fact, an environment must be created that stems from the greatest human fears; For example, he put the characters in the heart of the sea or dragged them to the heart of the sea. But there is a way to make the character's dangerous situation believable in the midst of familiar situations, and that goes back to the creators 'ability to portray the characters' misery; The work that filmmakers have done well in the search for happiness in this list.

In survival films, we sometimes deal with several people and sometimes with one person. The difference between the story and the possibilities that this decision provides to the creators is quite clear; If a number of people are in danger, they can count on the power to overcome the problem, but the presence of other people always poses other challenges to these unfortunates, which is the removal of hijabs and the appearance of the real personality of people and trying to survive. Any price. The separation of these friends and the domination of emotions over logic reveals another danger: fear of the friend next to them; In this situation, not even sleep will come to anyone's eyes. On the other hand, one's loneliness in the face of the environment, although it does not pose a threat from others to the main character, but this loneliness makes the dimensions of the problem appear larger and the character relies only on himself to save.

Although this type of cinema, as in the past, does not have that colorful presence in the cinema of the day due to the rotation of the audience's interest towards the CGI technique or special colorful and glazed special effects and creating a fantasy world through them, but if a good film is made in this genre, the audience He welcomes it, because the idea of approaching death and facing it is as frightening as it is scary.

26. Behind Enemy Lines

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  • Director:
  • Cast: Jane Hackman, Owen Wilson
  • Product: 2001, USA
  • IMDb movie rating: 6.4 out of 10
  • Movie rating on Raton Tomitoz: 37.

As mentioned, the survival genre can also take shape in the heart of a war movie. Because the character or characters, in addition to struggling with the environment, must also be careful of enemy forces so as not to recognize them. It should only be noted that the story revolves around human efforts to survive and escape from that environment, not to carry out a mission that survives cause and effect relationships quite differently from the elements of Jeter.

The story of the film behind the lines of the enemy in The heart of the Bosnian war is passing and the filmmaker is trying to address the heart of the war in the background. In addition to escaping from the enemy, the protagonist must deal with the snowy and icy environment and try to survive. His loneliness and inability to communicate with others aggravates the situation. Lack of familiarity with the area and the impossibility of trusting others form the rest of the protagonist's problems.

It is the smile of the other side, or the enemy forces, that look like caricatures of a serious enemy, not soldiers made of flesh and blood and have the power to think. This wastes all the main character's efforts, as the other side's failure to pay properly makes his position less scary.

Owen Wilson is defensible as the main character, but on the other hand The acting of a great actor like Jane Hackman is not what we expect him to be.

"A pilot shooting at enemy lines during a Bosnian war crashes and falls behind enemy lines. "Now he must do his best not to be killed by the enemy soldiers, because the Serbian authorities are reluctant to disclose the information obtained by him"

25. In Search of Happiness (The Pursuit of Happyness)

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  • Director:
  • Cast: Will Smith, Jayden Smith
  • Product: 2006, USA
  • IMDb site rating for movie: 8 out of 10
  • Movie rating on Raton Tomitoz site: 67.

In the first place, the presence of the film in search of happiness in this list does not seem very logical; Because the audience expects the genre of survival is something else and, for example, thinks that the serious position of this genre is always formed in opposition to nature. But it should not be forgotten that even in these ordinary cities, a person may be in danger of losing his life. In fact, what matters is the filmmaker's approach and priorities in portraying personality problems. They are not portrayed. In this film, we are confronted with the efforts of a man who finds a place to sleep or a simple meal to feed himself or his child, is a great achievement and can actually live one more day.

hitting the heart of a modern city and showing the ugly face of modern life is another achievement of the film in search of happiness, and of course, putting all of this together makes the film terrifying in another way as well: The place of this father and son is much easier than other characters in other films and you can identify with them at any time.

The story of the film is based on the real life of Chris Gardner and Will Smith has appeared well in the form of his character. .

1981, City of San Francisco. Chris Gardner, a medical scanner salesman, is struggling financially. After the landlord evicts her due to her inability to pay the rent, her husband leaves her and she is displaced on the street with her son. Now he has no place to stay and no food to eat

24. Cargo

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  • Director: Yolanda Ramke , Ben Holling
  • Cast: Martin Freeman, Susie Porter
  • Product: 2017, Australia
  • IMDb movie rating: 6.3 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz movie rating: 88.

Unlike Viggo Mortenson in that movie, seeing Martin Freeman, no one expects him to be a versatile fighter. Who one by one removes the problems and saves his life and that of his child. This makes the main character's helplessness and loneliness even more colorful.

On the other hand, such a man's efforts and overcoming problems show that he is more than a strong character. She is interested in her child. We all know his weaknesses and fears, so overcoming problems with all his weaknesses makes him dearer to us. This man's loneliness is mixed with unbearable sorrow. In the beginning, the man loses his wife, and although he is not far from complete collapse, he must remain strong for his child. This is what makes him self-aware in this way.

"The world is collapsing due to a viral outbreak. Andy loses his wife to the same disease and has to take care of his child alone. Governments are losing power, and chaos is rampant. At the same time, cities are hotbeds of infected people

23. Against the Sun

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  • Director: Brian Falk
  • Cast: Tom Felton, Jake Abel
  • Product: 2014, USA
  • IMDb movie rating: 6.5 out of 10
  • Movie rating on Raton Tomitoz site: 70%

Again war and again pilots trying to rescue after a crash. But there is a difference here with the film behind enemy lines, and it goes back to the environment of threatening events and conditions. Here the environment is an endless ocean in which, although there is no longer any news of enemy soldiers, the water and food are so overwhelming that there is no life left to face. In addition, the presence of three people on a boat and the lack of sufficient space makes these three people feel like a prisoner.

Another issue goes back to the presence of three people: although at first this news It brings happiness and not being alone increases hope, but if the potential for teamwork is not used, each person is a potential danger to the other. Hunger and thirst destroy human bonds and rationality, and these people slowly confront each other and even see each other as meals.

Among the environments in which the victims of the stories on this list are placed The boundless ocean is one of the scariest places. Aside from the danger of dehydration and malnutrition, there is no way to escape the imminent dangers. There may be a storm in the way of the victims or the enemy forces will find them sooner than their own forces. In the event of these events, there is no possibility of escaping and finding a refuge or hiding. So there is no way but for these people to surrender to fate or fate.

"During World War II, a US Army Air Force plane crashes in the Pacific. The pilot is now stranded on a lifeboat with two of his companions. However, they have neither water to drink nor food to eat, and the scorching sun does not shine on them

22. In the heart of the sea

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  • Director : Ron Howard
  • Actors: Chris Hamsworth, Tom Holland and Cillian Murphy
  • Product: 2015, USA
  • IMDb movie rating: 6.9 out of 10
  • Movie rating on Raton Tomitoz site: 43.

When the story was adapted in the heart of the sea and Ron Howard was set to make it, many hoped that we would have a brilliant film that tells the story in the most fluid way possible, and the audience It will be a pleasure to watch, and the cast and the high budget of the film promised that everything is ready to produce a perfect film, but the result did not turn out as originally expected. Although we are still on the side of a good film that has the ability to nail the audience, especially that the special effects of the film and the display of whales and whales in the depths of the sea hold your breath.

The story of the film is a famous story in the country. This is America, and it is said that this is the story that inspired the great American author Herman Melville to write the book Moby Dick or the Amber Whale. The film also mentions his presence, and in fact the beginning of the story is his efforts to understand the story of fearless men who are a symbol of human greed to encroach on nature and its beauties.

But nature is also idle. He does not sit down, and like these people, he harbors resentment and will not give up until he takes revenge. In fact, the struggle of these unfortunate people with the forces of nature reminds us that no matter how much man is proud of himself and believes in his abilities, he is still the ultimate winner of nature, because our lives as human beings are nothing compared to his power.

As mentioned, the film's special effects are the most fascinating part of the film, especially in the battle scenes between the whales and the humans, both underwater and on the water, and from the ship.

"Year 1819. A whaling ship is damaged in the middle of the ocean and people are forced to board three small boats to reach a safe place and a land. However, they are getting hungrier day by day and may kill and eat each other to satisfy their hunger. But the story does not end there, and the rest of the whales seem to have had a dream for them

21. All is lost

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  • Director : GC Chandor
  • Actors: Robert Redford
  • Product: 2013, USA and Canada
  • IMDb movie rating: 6.9 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz movie rating: 94.

Look at the movie description in front of the sun. There are many things in common between these two films. Especially the threatening environment of both works, which is the infinite ocean and the presence of man on the blue and endless expanse of water. But the challenge is different here. The first point goes back to the situation of the main character of this film, who is alone and has to face this great loneliness. The second is his advanced age, which practically reduces his ability. The third is the time of occurrence of events that are related to the present age, and this causes the type of challenges to change and the person's hope to be found to increase, and the fourth is due to the absence of any threat from enemy forces; Because it is not a war in which there is enmity.

This single character is the most important issue for the creators. There is no longer any threat from comrades here, but this loneliness is naturally tied to an endless silence that differentiates the kind of fear. Drowning in nightmares and insanity, or drowning and surrendering is the greatest danger that threatens the main character, but he has a high ability and knowledge in navigation, and this is why he can, for example, turn sea water into drinking water. Another refuge of this man is his instinct and desire to survive and his great hope. In this respect, he can be compared to the main role in the remote film with Tom Hanks. It means the loss of the integrity of the film.

"An old man is stuck alone in his yacht in the middle of nowhere and there is no way to save him. Now he must make an effort to save and at the same time not lose hope "

20. The way back

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  • Director: > Peter Weir
  • Actors: Sorsha Ronan, Ed Harris and Colin Farrell
  • Product: 2010, USA
  • IMDb movie rating: 7.3 out of 10
  • Raton Tomitoz movie rating: 74.

The film The Way Back is adapted from a book called The Long Walk by Slavomir Raviks. The story and the dimensions of the dangers that threaten the characters of the film are gigantic. In addition to escaping the terrible forces of the Soviet government, they have to travel 6,500 kilometers through a variety of terrifying natural environments and face problems such as cold and snow, malnutrition, fatigue, scorching sun and heat, and so on. Do not give up and most importantly do not lose hope. Because they are fleeing from the forces of the Soviet communist government, and this is happening at a time when this ideology is spreading throughout their path.

Human will and its ability to overcome the greatest problems , Is all that the creators have focused on. The group gets tired, exhausted, its members play the opposite instrument and sometimes annoy others with their stupidity, but the important thing is that after each defeat, these people put their hands on their knees again and straighten their backs and continue. .

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19. (Everest)

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  • : 2015
  • IMDb : 7.1 10
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18. (I am legend)

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  • : 2007
  • IMDb : 7.2 10
  • : 68

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17. 12 (12Years a slave)

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  • : 2013
  • IMDb : 8.1 10
  • : 95

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16. (The Grey)

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  • : 2011
  • IMDb : 6.8 10
  • : 79

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15. (Life of Pi)

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  • : 2012
  • IMDb : 7.9 10
  • : 86

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14. (Buried)

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  • : 2010
  • IMDb : 7 10
  • : 87

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13. - (Kon- tiki)

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  • : 2012
  • IMDb : 7.2 10
  • : 81

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12. (The road)

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  • : 2009
  • IMDb : 7.2 10
  • : 74

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11. (Lone survivor)

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  • : 2013
  • IMDb : 7.5 10
  • : 75

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10. (The Martian)

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  • : 2015
  • IMDb : 8 10
  • : 91

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9. 127 (127Hours)

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  • : 2010
  • IMDb : 7.5 10
  • : 93

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8. (Into the wild)

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  • : 2007
  • IMDb : 8.1 10
  • : 83

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7. (The Revenant)

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  • : 2015
  • IMDb : 8 10
  • : 78

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6. (Alive)

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  • IMDb : 7.1 10
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5. (Cast away)

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  • : 2000
  • IMDb : 7.8 10
  • : 89

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4. (Rescue Dawn)

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  • : 2006
  • IMDb : 7.3 10
  • : 90

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3. (Touching the void)

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  • : 2003
  • IMDb : 8 10
  • : 94

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2. (The flight of the Phoenix)

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  • : 1965
  • IMDb : 7.5 10
  • : 86

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  • : 1944
  • IMDb : 7.6 10
  • : 93

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