The Best Solo Survivor Films You Must See

Redditor u/Mst0bG requested, “Movies about solo silent survival? Hey guys, I am looking for movies like I am Legend or Flinch or something like that. I love a survival movie w like a solo human w his dog or robot buddy or anything like that.”

Several Redditors cast their votes for the best movies with a solo survivor story; these eight films were nominated favorites. Did your pick make this list?

In 2003, Canyoneer Aron Ralston (James Franco) got trapped by a boulder in an isolated slot canyon in Bluejohn Canyon, southeastern Utah. The film follows Ralston's attempts and eventual successful escape 127 hours later.

127 Hours (2010)

Gravity is a sci-fi thriller film starring Sandra Bullock as Dr. Ryan Stone and Lieutenant Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) as American astronauts. 

Gravity (2013)

After the mid-orbit destruction of their Space Shuttle, they find themselves stranded in space with no way to communicate with Earth. As a result, Dr. Stone spends a lot of time navigating space on her own, attempting to return to Earth. 

It's set in New York after a virus has eradicated humanity. Neville is immune to the virus and the last survivor in New York City. The virus's creation was to cure cancer, but it caused a near global extinction. 

I Am Legend (2007)

Cast Away is a survival drama film that follows Chuck Noland's (Tom Hanks) plane crash into the South Pacific on Christmas day. As a result, he is stranded on an uninhabited island for four years. Noland's only friend is a soccer ball, who he names Wilson after the sports ball brand.

Cast Away (2000)

As part of a seductive game, Gerald handcuffs Jessie to the bed but suffers a fatal heart attack. He collapses by the bed, and Jessie has no key or way of uncuffing herself. 

Geralds Game (2017)

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