Survival movies

List of the best survival action movies selected by visitors to our site: Revolt, Adrift, Breaking In, Death Race: Beyond Anarchy, The First Purge, Mortal Engines, Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle, Office Uprising, Hotel Artemis, Braven
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Revolt (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:19
CharactersRobots, Doctors, Gangsters, Aliens
PlotAdventure
PlaceDeserts, Africa
TimeFuture

The story of humankind's last stand against a cataclysmic alien invasion. Set in the war-ravaged African countryside, a U.S. soldier and a French foreign aid worker team up to survive the alien onslaught. Their bond will be tested as they search for refuge across a crumbling world.

Adrift (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure, biography
CountryHong Kong, Iceland, USA
Duration02:28
PlotTornadoes
PlaceSea, Yachts
StyleAtmospheric

A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.

Breaking In (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:41
CharactersParents, Strong women
PlotRobbery
StyleAction, Disturbing, Tense

Shaun Russell takes her son and daughter on a weekend getaway to her late father's secluded, high-tech vacation home in the countryside. The family soon gets an unwelcome surprise when four men break into the house to find hidden money. After managing to escape, Shaun must now figure out a way to turn the tables on the desperate thieves and save her captive children.

Death Race: Beyond Anarchy (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.3)
Genreaction
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:02
PlotRacing, Death
PlacePrison
StyleExciting

Black Ops specialist Connor Gibson infiltrates a maximum security prison to take down legendary driver Frankenstein in a violent and brutal car race.

The First Purge (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersCriminals
PlotExperiments
PlaceParty
StyleTense

To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the others, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.

Mortal Engines (2018)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Duration02:25
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleSteampunk, Fascinating

Many thousands of years in the future, Earth’s cities roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive traction cities, the old London, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected encounter with a mysterious young woman from the wastelands who will change the course of his life forever.

Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon
Duration01:40
CharactersMonsters, Aliens, Soldier
PlaceSpace, Spaceships

Humanity's desperate battle to reclaim the Earth from Godzilla continues. The key to defeating the King of the Monsters may be Mechagodzilla, a robotic weapon thought to have been lost nearly 20,000 years ago.

Office Uprising (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersZombie
PlaceOffice
StyleFor a group of friends, Exciting

The compound of an arms manufacturer turns into a zombie nightmare when its workers are given the wrong formula.

Hotel Artemis (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:35
CharactersCriminals
PlotSects
PlaceHotels

Los Angeles, June 21st, 2028. While the streets are being torn apart by riots, the Nurse, who runs a clandestine hospital for criminals in the penthouse of the Artemis, a closed old hotel, has a rough night dealing with troublemaker clients: thieves, assassins, someone from the past and the one who owns the place and the whole city.

Braven (2018)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, drama
CountryCanada
Duration02:04
CharactersCriminals, Gay
PlotRevenge, Cold
PlaceMountains
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

A logger defends his family from a group of dangerous drug runners.

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The Quake (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
Duration01:43
CharactersFamily
PlotEarthquake, Disasters
PlaceNorway
StyleDisturbing, Tense

A geologist races against time to save his estranged wife and two children when a devastating earthquake strikes Oslo, Norway.

Assassination Nation (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
Duration01:43
CharactersGirlfriends, Teens, Hackers, Friends
PlotMystery, Technology, Social Media
PlaceSchool
TimeNight
StyleFancy

High school senior Lily and her group of friends live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats just like the rest of the world. So, when an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, the result is absolute madness leaving Lily and her friends questioning whether they'll live through the night.

Extinction (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:44
PlotArtificial Intelligence, War
PlaceSpaceships
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Light

A chief mechanic at a factory, haunted by apocalyptic nightmares, becomes a hero when Earth is invaded by a mysterious army bent on destruction.

Polar (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
Duration01:58
CharactersKillers, Hired assassins
PlotSnow, Revenge, Rivalry
PlaceHotels
StyleNetflix, By comics, Action, Fascinating

When a retiring assassin realizes that he is the target of a hit, he winds up back in the game going head to head with a gang of younger, ruthless killers.

Doom: Annihilation (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 3.5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
Duration00:30
CharactersMonsters, Scientists, Military, Demons, Zombie
PlotConfrontation, Weapon
PlaceMars
StyleDisturbing

Doom: Annihilation follows a group of space marines as they respond to a distress call from a base on a Martian moon, only to discover it’s been overrun by demonic creatures who threaten to create Hell on Earth.

The War of the Worlds (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, drama
Duration00:40
CharactersAliens
PlotApocalypse, Relationship
PlaceEngland

In Edwardian England, George and his partner Amy attempt to defy society and start a life together as they face the escalating terror of an alien invasion, fighting for their lives against an enemy beyond their comprehension.

Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, action, comedy
Duration02:23
CharactersZombie, Friends
PlotRoad adventures, Relationship

Columbus, Tallahassee, Wichita, and Little Rock move to the American heartland as they face off against evolved zombies, fellow survivors, and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family.

Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
Duration02:32
CharactersRobots, Strong women, Defenders
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Time travel, Weapon
StyleWomens in main roles

Decades after Sarah Connor prevented Judgment Day, a lethal new Terminator is sent to eliminate the future leader of the resistance. In a fight to save mankind, battle-hardened Sarah Connor teams up with an unexpected ally and an enhanced super soldier to stop the deadliest Terminator yet.

Abduction (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
Duration01:55
CharactersFathers, Heroes
PlotLost memory, Supernatural
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing, For men

A man steps out of a park fountain in Ho Chi Minh City with no recollection of who he is or where he came from. As he wanders through the city, piecing together clues to his past, he is relentlessly pursued by mysterious figures.

Never Grow Old (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, drama, western
Duration02:36
CharactersCriminals
PlotLove, Death
PlaceSmall cities, Ireland

An Irish undertaker profits when outlaws take over a peaceful town, but his own family come under threat as the death toll increases dramatically.

12 Strong (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersHorses, Soldier, Terrorists, Military
PlotWar, Weapon
PlaceMountains

A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersFriends, Teens, Scientists
PlotMulti-part, Viruses
PlaceGhost towns, Labyrinths, Deserts, Court
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleFor a group of friends

Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:34
CharactersDinosaurs, Lifeguards
PlotVolcanoes
PlaceIslands
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Tense

Three years after the demise of Jurassic World, a volcanic eruption threatens the remaining dinosaurs on the isla Nublar, so Claire Dearing, the former park manager, recruits Owen Grady to help prevent the extinction of the dinosaurs once again.

The Death of Superman (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersSuperhero, Dogs, Aliens
PlotMartial Arts
PlaceUSA, Space, Submarines

When a hulking monster arrives on Earth and begins a mindless rampage, the Justice League is quickly called in to stop it. But it soon becomes apparent that only Superman can stand against the monstrosity.

Tomb Raider (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:11
CharactersStrong women
PlotMystery, Adventure
PlaceJungle, Islands, Tomb
StyleBy games

Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.

Occupation (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration01:39
CharactersAliens, Snipers
PlotWar, Alien invasion, Apocalypse
PlaceAustralia
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing, Exciting, Tense, For men

A small group of town residents have to band together after a devastating ground invasion. As they struggle to survive, they realize they must stay one step ahead of their attackers, and work together for a chance to strike back.

The Meg (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, China
Duration01:23
CharactersSharks, Submariners, Lifeguards, Tough guys
PlaceSea
StyleAction

A deep sea submersible pilot revisits his past fears in the Mariana Trench, and accidentally unleashes the seventy foot ancestor of the Great White Shark believed to be extinct.

S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.5)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice, Tough guys
PlotAdventure, Mystery, Skirmishes, Martial Arts
PlaceUSA
StyleTense

When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to recover the prisoner known as “The Scorpion” for the tattoo blazed across his back. When Travis discovers that his prisoner is a Secret Ops double agent planted within the cartel, it’s up to him and his expert S.W.A.T. team to keep “The Scorpion” and his billion dollar secrets safe.

Beyond Skyline (2017)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, Canada, Indonesia, Singapore, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersAliens
PlotAlien invasion, Apocalypse, Martial Arts, End of the world
PlaceSpace

Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.

The Hunter's Prayer (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.5)
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, Spain, Germany
Duration02:02
CharactersMafia, Dogs, Killers, Friends, Hired assassins, Gangsters, Tough guys
PlotLove, War, Robbery, Revenge
StyleTense

An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, New Zealand
Duration02:01
CharactersMonkeys
PlotWar, Obsession, Revenge
TimeFuture

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.

Altitude (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 4)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersFBI, Snipers, Thieves
PlotDancing, Martial Arts
PlaceAircraft
StyleUnexpected ending

A female FBI agent is offered millions to help a thief escape from a hijacked airplane.

Armed Response (2017)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersHackers
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Supernatural
PlaceUSA, Prison
StyleUnexpected ending

The story follows a team of highly trained operatives who find themselves trapped inside an isolated military compound.

Take Down (2016)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.5)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:37
CharactersParents
PlotHostage, Confrontation, Parenting, Test
PlaceIslands

Sons and daughters of international billionaires are sent to an boot camp where they are taught basic survival skills in hopes it will teach them responsibility. When they are taken hostage and taken for ransom by kidnappers, they will need to utilize every skill they learned to survive.

The 5th Wave (2016)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
PlotApocalypse, Disasters, End of the world, Adventure, Tsunami
TimeFuture
StyleExciting

16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.

Cell (2016)
Mark7 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersZombie, Family
PlotApocalypse, Disasters
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture

When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ensuing chaos after.

Mafia: Survival Game (2016)
Mark8 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryRussia
Duration02:15
CharactersMafia
PlotLove, Death, Hatred
PlaceRussia, Moscow
TimeFuture

A twist on the classic game of Mafia. 12 competitors take part in a game of life and death where the innocent must take out the Mafia in order to win the cash prize. Those that are voted out must face their biggest fears in a computer simulation.

Logan (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersSuperhero, Mutant
PlotSuperpowers, Chase, Road adventures
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleIncredible, Exciting, Fascinating, Gloomy, Unexpected ending, Tense

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.

Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:45
CharactersFriends
PlotDeath, Mystery
PlaceJapan
TimeFuture

People everywhere were enjoying a new game called Ordinal Scale, an ARMMORPG developed exclusively for the Augma, a new wearable console designed for AR (augmented reality) gaming. But, the players had no idea that a nightmare from the virtual world was starting to spread into reality! As his fellow players find themselves in danger, the hero is called upon once again.

Black Water (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration01:30
CharactersCrocodiles
PlaceAustralia

A deep cover operative awakens to find himself imprisoned on a submarine. With the help of a fellow prisoner and an amateur agent, he must race against the clock to escape the vessel and expose who set him up.

Downrange (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:34
CharactersSnipers, Wolves
PlotTime travel, Cars, Travel
PlaceUSA

Stranded at the side of the road after a tire blowout, a group of friends become targets for an enigmatic sniper.

A Prayer Before Dawn (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, drama, crime, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, China, Cambodia, USA
Duration02:05
CharactersDogs
PlotMartial Arts, Boxing, Love
PlacePrison

The true story of Billy Moore, an English boxer incarcerated in Thailand's most notorious prison. Thrown into a world of drugs and violence, he finds his best chance to escape is to fight his way out in Muay Thai tournaments.

Final Score (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:35
CharactersSoldier, Lifeguards
PlotHostage

When a stadium is seized by a group of heavily armed criminals during a major sporting event, an ex-soldier must use all his military skills to save both the daughter of a fallen comrade and the huge crowd unaware of the danger.

Jeepers Creepers 3 (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 4)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersMonsters, Teens

Taking place on the last day of the Creeper’s twenty-three-day feeding frenzy, as the skeptical Sergeant Tubbs teams up with a task force hellbent on destroying the Creeper for good. The Creeper fights back in gory glory as its enemies grow closer than ever before to learning the secret of its dark origins.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersTeens, Friends, Crocodiles
PlotComputer games, Adventure, Fight
PlaceNature, Jungle

The tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji's world - pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To survive, they'll play as characters from the game.

Tokyo Ghoul (2017)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryJapan
Duration03:00
CharactersMonsters
PlotLove, Revenge, Fear, Loneliness, Hatred
PlaceJapan
StyleExciting, Disturbing

Ken Kaneki (Masataka Kubota) is a university student. He becomes injured by Rize, a human eating ghoul. Ken is saved from the ghoul when a steel frame falls on Rize. They are both sent to the hospital. Ken receives an organ transplant from Rize and becomes a half ghoul.

Kill Switch (2017)
Mark5 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryNetherlands, Germany, USA
Duration02:17
CharactersFamily, Scientists
PlotDisasters, Chase
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture

A pilot battles to save his family and the planet after an experiment for unlimited energy goes wrong.

Bushwick (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction
CountryUSA
CharactersStudents
PlotAdventure, War, Confrontation
PlaceNew York, USA

When an unknown military force invades Bushwick, a Brooklyn neighborhood, young student Lucy and war veteran Stupe must rely on each other to escape and survive.

The Mountain Between Us (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersFriends
PlotTime travel, Death, Relationship, Love, Snow
PlaceAircraft, Mountains, USA
StyleTense

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Vietnam, China
Duration02:17
CharactersMonkeys, Monsters
PlotDeath
PlaceIslands

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

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