TV series about survival

List of the best survival TV shows selected by visitors to our site: Lost, The Rain, The Terror, Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online, Lost in Space, The Purge, The Promised Neverland, The Handmaid's Tale, Black Summer, Curfew.

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

Lost (2004)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 8.3)
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersMonsters
PlotSurvival, Adventures, Fate, Death, Supernatural
PlaceAirplanes, Uninhabited island
StyleAtmospheric, Worth watching, Unexpected ending, Fascinating, Action, Spectacular

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

The Rain (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryDenmark, USA
Duration02:13
CharactersFamily
PlotViruses, Survival
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleAction, Netflix, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Spectacular, Worth watching

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

The Terror (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 8)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:37
CharactersMonsters, Shamans, Indians, Cannibals
PlotSurvival
PlaceShips
Time19th century
StyleAtmospheric, Based on real events, For men

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

Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:49
CharactersKillers
PlotSurvival, Computer games

Karen Kohiruimaki always felt out of place in the real world. Due to her extreme height, she found it hard to make friends with other girls her age. Everything changes when she's introduced to VR and Gun Gale Online. In GGO, Karen is free to play the cute, chibi avatar of her dreams! Can Karen find friendship in this bullet-ridden MMO...?

Lost in Space (2018)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:57
CharactersAliens, Family, Childrens
PlotSurvival, Adventures
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleNetflix, Action, Spectacular, 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.

The Purge (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:40
CharactersCriminals, Killers
PlotSurvival, Parties, Death, Politics, Love triangle
StyleAction

Set in a dystopian America ruled by a totalitarian political party, the series follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city. Tying them all together is a mysterious savior who’s impeccably equipped for everything the night throws at them. As the clock winds down with their fates hanging in the balance, each character is forced to reckon with their pasts as they discover how far they will go to survive the night.

The Promised Neverland (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 8.7)
Genrehorror, fantastic, cartoon, detective
CountryJapan
Duration00:30
CharactersChildrens, Demons, Family
PlotSurvival, Revenge, Adventures, Death
PlaceJapan
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Touching, Fascinating

The one adored as the mother is not the real parent. The people living here together are not actual siblings. The Gracefield House is where orphaned children live. An irreplaceable home where 38 siblings and Mom live happy lives, even with no blood relations. However, their everyday life suddenly came to an abrupt end one day...

The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersPregnant women, Strong women, Maids, Captives, Soldier, Lesbians
PlotSurvival, Religion
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Dark, Fascinating

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.

Black Summer (2019)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:41
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Missing people, Death, Apocalypse
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Netflix

In the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, complete strangers band together to find the strength they need to survive and get back to loved ones.

Curfew (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:46
PlotSurvival, Racing, Viruses

When day becomes night, a strict curfew forces ordinary people to go pedal to the metal in a deadly race for freedom. During this contest, alliances and friendships are both made and lost.

Everest: Beyond the Limit (2006)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genreadventure, documentary
CountryUSA
CharactersClimbers
PlotSurvival

Everest: Beyond the Limit is a Discovery Channel reality television series about yearly attempts to summit Mount Everest organized and led by New Zealander Russell Brice.

Watership Down (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:33
CharactersFamily
PlotSurvival
StyleTouching, Fascinating, To cry

Fleeing their doomed warren, a group of rabbits struggle to find and defend a new home.

Das Boot (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, military
CountryGermany, Czech Republic
Duration01:00
PlotWar, Survival

An inexperienced U-boat crew has to survive a secret mission and a young German woman is torn between loyalty for her home country and the French resistance in the WWII drama.

Angels of Death (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
CharactersTeenagers
PlotSurvival
StyleSpectacular

Most girls waking up without any memory and meeting a serial killer would panic, but not Rachel. In fact, far from being her biggest problem, killer Zack might just prove a convenient resource when it comes to finding a way out of the building in which they're both trapped!

Insomnia (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlotSurvival

A group of unwitting strangers, one by one, find themselves trapped and drugged by a mysterious captor. They begin to realize they are part of a twisted game, called Insomnia, from which they are unable to escape without being killed or becoming killers themselves.

Brigada (2002)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.4)
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration13:00
CharactersGangsters
PlotSurvival, Adventures
StylePopular

Brigada, also known as Law of the Lawless, is a Russian 15-episode crime mini-series that debuted in 2002. It became very popular, but received mixed reviews due to accusations in aestheticization of violence. The miniseries follows the story of four best friends from 1989 to 2000, mainly concentrating on the leader of the group, Sasha Belov.

Kakegurui (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, cartoon, detective
CountryJapan
Duration01:43
CharactersTeenagers
PlotSurvival
PlaceJapan

Hyakkaou Private Academy. An institution for the privileged with a very peculiar curriculum. You see, when you're the sons and daughters of the wealthiest of the wealthy, it's not athletic prowess or book smarts that keep you ahead. It's reading your opponent, the art of the deal. What better way to hone those skills than with a rigorous curriculum of gambling? At Hyakkaou Private Academy, the winners live like kings, and the losers are put through the wringer. But when Yumeko Jabami enrolls, she's gonna teach these kids what a high roller really looks like!

Blood Drive (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersGangsters
PlotSurvival
StyleAction

Set in a near-dystopian future, a former cop is forced to take part in a death race where the cars run on human blood. You lose a leg and you lose your head.

The I-Land (2019)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
PlotVirtual Reality, Survival
PlaceUninhabited island

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

Primal (2019)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genreaction
CountryUSA
Duration00:20
PlotDeath, Survival
PlaceForest

A caveman forms a bond with a dinosaur as they struggle to survive in a hostile world.




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