8 Best Solo Survivor Films According to Reddit

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. It's an intense solo survivor story. 

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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