TV series about survival

TV series about survival
List of the best survival TV shows selected by visitors to our site: The 100, Jericho, See, The Walking Dead, The Last Man on Earth, Lost, Sløborn, Into the Night, The Terror, Squid Game.

In the top there are new series of 2022, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:00
CharactersTeenagers, Aliens
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Intrigue
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleWorth watching

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.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Mystery
PlaceSmall towns
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Jericho is an American action/drama series that centers on the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Blind, Twins, Warriors
PlotSurvival, Viruses, Weapons
PlaceForest
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating

A virus has decimated humankind. Those who survived emerged blind. Centuries later when twins are born with the mythic ability to see, their father must protect his tribe against a threatened queen.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersZombie
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Apocalypse, Death, Viruses
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleWorth watching, Action, Fascinating

Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersPartners
PlotSurvival, Viruses
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleSpectacular, Easy, Fancy

The year is 2022, and after an unlikely event, only one man is left on earth: Phil Miller, who used to be just an average guy who loved his family and hated his job at the bank. Now, in his RV, Phil searches the country for other survivors.

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.

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.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryBelgium
CharactersPilots, Strangers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, The end of the world
PlaceAirplanes
TimeNight

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

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:37
CharactersMonsters, Indians, Cannibals, Shamans
PlotSurvival, Self-sacrifice, Expeditions
PlaceCourt, Ships
Time19th century
StyleFor men, Atmospheric, Based on real events

The crew of a Royal Naval expedition searching for the Arctic's treacherous Northwest Passage discovers instead a monstrous predator.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersGood people
PlotSurvival, betrayal, Survival Games, Money, Reality Show
PlaceEnclosed space
StyleWorth watching, To cry

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.

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.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:42
CharactersHeroes, Losers
PlotTime travel, Survival, Apocalypse, Travel, Viruses
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.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersZombie, Demons, Heroes
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Apocalypse, Viruses

Bruce Campbell reprises his role as Ash Williams, an aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who’s spent the last three decades avoiding maturity, and the terrors of the Evil Dead. But when a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind, he’s forced to face his demons — both metaphorical and literal.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:45
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Survival, Teleportation
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular

The story of several young people from around the world who represent the next stage in human evolution, possessing special powers, including the ability to teleport and communicate with each other telepathically. Together they work to defeat the forces of evil.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, crime
CountryAustralia
Duration00:45
CharactersLesbians, Lawyers
PlotSurvival
PlacePrison
StyleAction

Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison. A modern adaptation and sequel of the iconic Prisoner series.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration00:52
CharactersScientists
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Viruses
PlaceEngland
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Dark, Fascinating

Survivors was a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. It depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of the human species. According to the producers, the series is not a remake of the 1970s BBC television series Survivors, created by Terry Nation, but is loosely based on the novel of the same name that Nation wrote following the first series of the 1970s series. Two series were produced of the new series. Series 1 ran on BBC One and BBC HD in November–December 2008, and series 2 ran in January–February 2010, ending with a cliffhanger. The BBC announced on 13 April 2010 that, due to poor viewing figures and other considerations, Survivors had been cancelled. The series had its premiere in South Africa on BBC Entertainment in September 2009, in France on DTTV channel NRJ 12 on 12 January 2010, and on BBC America in the United States on 13 February 2010. The series' Australian premiere was on Channel Nine, on 21 March 2010.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genreadventure, documentary
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:44

Survivorman is a Canadian-produced television program, broadcast in Canada on the Outdoor Life Network, and internationally on Discovery Channel and Science Channel. The show aired three seasons and 4 specials – 2004, 2007, 2008, and 2012.The title refers to the host of the show, Canadian filmmaker and survival expert Les Stroud, who used survival skills and knowledge to survive for up to ten days alone videotaping his adventures in remote locales where he brought with him little or no food, water, or equipment. According to the show's website, each location was scouted and pre-planned extensively by Stroud and his team who consulted with survival specialists and natives of each area. The fact that Stroud spent his time alone without a production crew is a major focus of the show.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Strong women
PlotSurvival, Mystery, Fate
PlaceUninhabited island
StyleFor girls

A group of teen girls from different backgrounds must fight for survival after a plane crash strands them on a deserted island. The castaways both clash and bond as they learn more about each other, the secrets they keep, and the traumas they've all endured. But there’s just one twist… these girls did not end up on this island by accident.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryRussia
Duration00:48
PlotSurvival, Viruses
PlaceRussia

A drug company, attempting to create a perfect human race, releases a virus which proves to be deadly. People are dying by the thousands, but eleven strangers, who wake up in a bunker with no memory of how they got there, find themselves responsible for determining the future of all mankind.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:16
CharactersScientists, Cooks, Captain of the ship
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Adventures, Diving
PlaceShips
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric

A global cataclysm, caused by a fatal accident in Geneva (Switzerland) during the implementation of the particle accelerator will lead to the crew and students of the school-ship Polar Star to live the greatest adventure of their lives. Isolated and aware that we only have each other, the ship will become their only home.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
PlotSurvival, Adventures, Mystery
PlaceRussia
StyleTwisted plot

Siberia is an American mockumentary series about a reality television show where 16 contestants must survive in the Siberian territory of Tunguska. The show was filmed in Birds Hill Provincial Park just north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It premiered on NBC on July 1, 2013. The first season was met with generally favorable reviews from critics and viewers, with average viewership per episode coming in around 2.03 million viewers. Metacritic scored the show with a 63 out of 100. The series concluded its first season on September 16, 2013.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:21
CharactersZombie, Cannibals
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Apocalypse, Death
PlaceEngland
StyleShort

Dead Set is a critically acclaimed BAFTA-nominated British television black comic horror drama created by Charlie Brooker. The show takes place primarily on the set of a fictional series of the real television show Big Brother. The five episodes, aired over five consecutive nights, chronicle a zombie outbreak that strands the housemates and production staff inside the Big Brother House, which quickly becomes a shelter from the undead. Dead Set is a production of Zeppotron, part of the Endemol group of production and distribution companies that produces the actual Big Brother. Dead Set first aired on E4 starting on 27 October 2008, just six weeks after the end of Big Brother 2008 on that same channel.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSpecial agents, Partners
PlotSuperpowers, Time travel, Supernatural, Survival, Apocalypse
StyleTwisted plot

When the entire world blacks out for two minutes and seventeen seconds, everyone sees a flash of their own future 6 months from the present. For some, the future is hopeful, while for others, it is unexpected. For a few, it doesn't seem to exist. Knowing their fate will alter each person's life, destinies will be changed.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersLesbians, Childrens, Strong women, Pregnant women, Maids
PlotSurvival, Religion
TimeFuture
StyleWorth watching, For girls, Spectacular, Dystopian, Sad

Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:57
CharactersFamily, Aliens, Robots, Childrens
PlotSurvival, Adventures
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, For children, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fights against all odds to survive and escape. But they're surrounded by hidden dangers.

Mark
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryRussia
CharactersRescue

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Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, detective
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersDinosaurs, Monsters, Scientists
PlotTime travel, Survival, Adventures, Expeditions
TimePost-apocalypse, Future, Prehistoric times
StyleSpectacular

Terra Nova follows an ordinary family on an incredible journey back in time to prehistoric Earth as a small part of a daring experiment to save the human race. In the year 2149, the world is dying. The planet is overdeveloped and overcrowded, with the majority of plant and animal life extinct. The future of mankind is in jeopardy, and its only hope for survival is in the distant past.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
PlotSurvival, Virtual Reality
PlaceUninhabited island

Wiped clean of memories and thrown together, a group of strangers fight to survive harsh realities -- and the island that traps them.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryDenmark, USA
Duration02:13
CharactersFamily, Zombie, Scientists, Cannibals, Virologists
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Apocalypse, Death, Viruses
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety. A Scandinavian thriller series.

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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