Best Survival Movies You Need to Watch for Inspiration

by Josh Biggs in Tips on 9th July 2020

In this situation where most of us are limited to homes for the predictable period of time, we may have more time than ever watch the best survival movies to gain inspiration. Basically, these are the movies made on the stories that involve humans staying alive through the unexpected situations. Irrespective of the kind of survival scenario the movie characters find themselves in, these movies are inspirations for us and provides us a chance to boost our survival skills and to live in the harsh situations.  

If you are looking for some of the best survival movies that you will love to watch with your friends or family, then go through the following list of movies about survival and endurance.

Crawl (2019)

It is one of the best survival movies as it has a simple idea that keeps viewers concerned the a whole two and a half hours. It is all about a young girl who have a tendency to save her father who is unable to leave the home during a heavy storm evacuation order. The water of flood rises in the house and giant alligators also manage to find their way in. in this whole situation, they both must survive at the end because they are spirited and optimistic to survive through the worst situation. 

Touching the Void (2003)

This film is based on a true story told by real survivors. It is a blood pressure-raising entry in this list of movies. Two veterans named mountaineers Joe Simpson and Simon Yates plan to measure the Peruvian mountain Siula Grande–a climb, no single one had every done before. They do well, and the two go aboard on the unfaithful descent down the mountain. They meet with the disaster Simpson’s leg breaks after falling, and leaving Yates to lower him through out the way with riggings.

127 Hours 2010

It is a survival movie based on the autobiography of a climber ‘Aron Ralston’. He suffered a fall during a solo climb in Utah’s Canyonlands National Park, pinned in a place by a rock with a crushed arm. You may have heard the film story from someone before and know how he turned out, but this movie is still worth the watch to see everything you have missed. If you are about to watch this movie, be sure to prepare yourself for a stressful but an inspiring viewing experience. 

The Shallows (2016)

The film involves a med student with a solo surfing trip gone wrong. She leaves her on a rock where a giant shark circle around her. She has to survive different dangerous situations like killing rays of sun, shark around and dehydration etc. It is one of the must watch survival movies if you really want to get inspiration and boost your survival skills.

The Martian (2015)

The movie is based on a novel published by Andy Weir. Matt Damon is a botanist in this movie who gets stuck on the Red Planet. He has to think and figure out that how he can survive long enough for a rescue party to return and save him. In the meantime, members of NASA and a team of international scientists work diligently on a rescue mission to bring him home.

Alive (1993)

This survival movie is all about a Uruguayan rugby team that stuck into the Andes mountains after a plan crash. They have to endure through the extraordinary length of mountains, which is disgusting sometimes. Ethan Hawke, Josh Hamilton, Josh Lucas, and Ileana Douglas are included in the cast of this movie. It gives true inspiration to go through the harsh and unexpected situations. 

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