TV series about survival

TV series about survival
List of the best survival TV shows selected by visitors to our site: Lost, Into the Night, Épidémie, Fear the Walking Dead, Call Center, The 100, The North Water, Squid Game, Sløborn, The Underground Railroad.

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

Lost (2004)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersMonsters, Heroes
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Death, Adventures, Fate
PlaceIslands, Airplanes, Uninhabited island
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.

Into the Night (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryBelgium
CharactersPilots, Strangers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, The end of the world
PlaceAirplanes
TimeNight
StyleNetflix

When the sun suddenly starts killing everything in its path, passengers on an overnight flight from Brussels attempt to survive by any means necessary.

Épidémie (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller
CountryCanada
CharactersFamily, Doctors, Virologists
PlotSurvival, Investigation, Treason, Viruses, Medicine
StyleSpectacular, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

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Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:03
CharactersFamily, Zombie
PlotSurvival, Travel, Road adventures

What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer that question.

Call Center (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRussia
PlotSurvival, Survival Games, Phone calls, Surveillance
PlaceOffice, Russia, Moscow

Moscow. High rise. Here, on the 12th floor, is the office of the call center "Online Store for Adults". One morning, twelve people who are in the office suddenly find out that there is a bomb in the room. The voices of the unknowns who introduced themselves as Dad and Mom threaten to blow it up at any time if the hostages do not follow their instructions. While the countdown is going on, they will have to experience the absolute power of invisible sadists and learn something about each other’s life that they did not even suspect.

The 100 (2014)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:00
CharactersTeenagers
PlotSurvival, Intrigue
TimePost-apocalypse, Future

Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the repressive regime picks 100 expendable juvenile delinquents to send down to Earth to see if the planet is still habitable.

The North Water (2021)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersWhales, Whalers
PlotSurvival, Cold, Expeditions
PlaceThe Arctic
StyleFor men

Henry Drax is a harpooner and brutish killer whose amorality has been shaped to fit the harshness of his world, who will set sail on a whaling expedition to the Arctic with Patrick Sumner, a disgraced ex-army surgeon who signs up as the ship’s doctor. Hoping to escape the horrors of his past, Sumner finds himself on an ill-fated journey with a murderous psychopath. In search of redemption, his story becomes a harsh struggle for survival in the Arctic wasteland.

Squid Game (2021)
Markimdb: 8.2

Hundreds of cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in children's games—with high stakes. But, a tempting prize awaits the victor.

Sløborn (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryGermany, Denmark, Poland
CharactersTeenagers, Difficult teenagers, Pupils, Pregnant women, Friends
PlotSurvival, Viruses, Relationship
PlaceSchool, Islands, USA
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

A deadly virus hits a small community living on an island in the North Sea.

The Underground Railroad (2021)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, military, history
CountryUSA
PlotSurvival, The escape
PlaceUSA
StyleWomen in the lead roles

Follow young Cora’s journey as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. After escaping her Georgia plantation for the rumored Underground Railroad, Cora discovers no mere metaphor, but an actual railroad full of engineers and conductors, and a secret network of tracks and tunnels beneath the Southern soil.

Snowpiercer (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersRich, Poor
PlotSurvival, Revolution, Uprising
PlaceTrains
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleSpectacular

Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, the remnants of humanity inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe as class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out.

Most Dangerous Game (2020)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
CharactersTerminally ill
PlotSurvival, Survival Games, Money

Desperate to take care of his pregnant wife before a terminal illness can take his life, Dodge Maynard accepts an offer to participate in a deadly game where he soon discovers that he’s not the hunter… but the prey.

Anna (2021)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryItaly, France, USA
CharactersTeenagers, Difficult teenagers, Brother and sister
PlotSurvival, Viruses, Release of hostages
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleWomen in the lead roles

A 13-year-old Sicilian girl must contend with a viral contagion that has killed off all adults on the island as she sets out in search of her kidnapped brother.

The Twilight Zone (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlotSurvival, Mystery, Technology, Mystery
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric

Tales of science fiction, fantasy and the occult, exploring humanity's hopes, despairs, prides and prejudices in metaphoric ways. Next stop ahead The Twilight Zone.

12 Monkeys (2015)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:42
CharactersHeroes, Losers
PlotTime travel, Survival, Apocalypse, Viruses, Time machine
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleAtmospheric, Action

The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will all but annihilate the human race.

Klondike (2014)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryCanada, USA
Duration04:34
CharactersFriends, Businessmen, Gold miners
PlotSurvival, Adventures, Intrigue
Time19th century
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Action, By books

The lives of two childhood best friends, Bill and Epstein, in the late 1890s as they flock to the gold rush capital in the untamed Yukon Territory. This man-versus-nature tale places our heroes in a land full of undiscovered wealth, but ravaged by harsh conditions, unpredictable weather and desperate, dangerous characters including greedy businessmen, seductive courtesans and native tribes witnessing the destruction of their people and land by opportunistic entrepreneurs.

The Long Song (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersMaids
PlotSurvival
PlaceEngland
Time19th century
StyleFascinating, Touching

Set during the final days of slavery in 19th century Jamaica, we follow the trials, tribulations and survival of plantation slave July and her odious mistress Caroline.

In the Flesh (2013)
Markimdb: 8
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Zombie, Gays
PlotLove, Supernatural, Survival, Politics, Viruses
PlaceVillage, England, Small towns
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

Thousands of dead people have risen from their graves and nearly destroyed Britain. A cure has been found - but can the treated zombies be rehabilitated back into living society?

Prey (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00
PlotSurvival, Investigation
PlaceEngland
StyleAction

Three-part crime thriller. When detective Marcus Farrow looks into a seemingly forgotten case, he has no idea of the chaos and heartache that will soon follow. He is found at the scene of a murder, and with all the evidence pointing towards him, he is arrested and charged.

Falling Skies (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43
CharactersAliens, Military, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Alien invasion, Adventures, Shootouts
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleSpectacular

Falling Skies opens in the chaotic aftermath of an alien attack that has left most of the world completely incapacitated. In the six months since the initial invasion, the few survivors have banded together outside major cities to begin the difficult task of fighting back. Each day is a test of survival as citizen soldiers work to protect the people in their care while also engaging in an insurgency campaign against the occupying alien force.




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