Films about self-sacrifice

Films about self-sacrifice
List of the best films about self-sacrifice, selected by visitors to our site: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned, Stowaway, Logan, Star Trek Into Darkness, World War Z, Point Break, The Host, Kong: Skull Island, Don't Kill It.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:26

Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) - a competition that could change Panem forever.

Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:40

Days after her friends disappear during a trip to a mysterious cave, a girl is approached by a grown man claiming to be one of her missing pals.

Stowaway (2021)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Germany

A three-person crew on a mission to Mars faces an impossible choice when an unplanned passenger jeopardizes the lives of everyone on board.

Logan (2017)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.

Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.

World War Z (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls.

Point Break (2015)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime, sport
CountryUSA, Canada, China, Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration02:25

A young undercover FBI agent infiltrates a gang of thieves who share a common interest in extreme sports. A remake of the 1991 film, "Point Break".

The Host (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Luxembourg, United Kingdom
Duration02:05

A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.

Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Japan, China
Duration02:17

Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.

Don't Kill It (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Demon hunter, Jebediah Huntley teams up with an FBI agent to battle a supernatural force in the southern state of Mississippi.

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Mythica: The Necromancer (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA

Mallister takes Thane prisoner and forces Marek and her team on a quest. Marek tracks down the Necromancer for a final showdown for the Darkspore.

Cooties (2014)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryUSA, Russia
Duration01:28

A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives.

Dark (2015)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

A disturbed young woman must confront her worst fears when she finds herself trapped alone in a New York City loft during the 2003 blackout.

Every Day (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, melodrama
CountryCanada, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:19

16-year old Rhiannon falls in love with a mysterious spirit named “A” that inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and “A” work each day to find each other, not knowing what the next day will bring.

A Quiet Place (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.

The Darkness (2016)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA

A family returns from a Grand Canyon vacation with a supernatural presence in tow.

Big Legend (2018)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

An ex-soldier ventures into the Pacific Northwest to uncover the truth behind his fiance's disappearance.

My First Miracle (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, family
CountryUSA

This is the story of Angelica, a 17 year-old girl who's battling a rare kind of cancer called Myelodysplastic Syndrome, her struggles to try to live a normal life, and her hopes of finding her first true love before it's too late.

The Darkest Hour (2011)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA, Russia
Duration01:29

In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

Lone Survivor (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:56

Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find reserves of strength and resilience to fight to the finish.

Lake Placid: Legacy (2018)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA, South Africa

A group of young explorers discover a secret area hidden from all maps and GPS devices. When they reach the center of the lake, they discover an abandoned facility that houses one of the largest, and deadliest apex-predators known to man.

Pandemic (2016)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

In the near future, a virus of epic proportions has overtaken the planet. There are more infected than uninfected, and humanity is losing its grip on survival. Its only hope is finding a cure and keeping the infected contained. Lauren is a doctor who, after the fall of New York, arrives in Los Angeles to lead the hunt for uncontaminated civilian survivors. But nothing can prepare her crack team for the blood-soaked mayhem they are about to witness as they head into the Californian mean streets where everything is considered a trap… From director John (THE SCRIBBLER) Suits, a boundary-crashing, game-changing science fiction thriller featuring non-stop action from a first person shooter perspective, putting the audience in the middle of every fight whilst feeling in control of every punch thrown and shot fired. Welcome to the new model of immersive action thriller for the hardcore video game generation.

The Ruins (2008)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Australia
Duration01:30

A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins

American Heist (2014)
Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Russia
Duration01:31

Two brothers, both with troubled paths, find themselves in the middle of one last bank job.

Warcraft (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, China, Japan
Duration02:12

The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home.

The Hurt Locker (2008)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration02:06

Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

That Certain Woman (1937)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

A gangster's widow fights for love despite society's disapproval.

Strike Up the Band (1940)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

Jimmy and Mary get a group of kids together to play in a school orchestra. A huge contest between schools is coming up and they have a hard time raising money to go to Chicago for the contest.

WarGames: The Dead Code (2008)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

Computer hacker Will Farmer engages a government super-computer named Ripley in an online terrorist-attack simulation game. Little does Farmer know that Ripley has been designed to appeal to potential terrorists, and certain software glitches have in turn made him become paranoid.




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