Stranded movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant stranded movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, intense, suspenseful, serious, interesting and realistic films and TV shows about / with stranded, survival, catastrophe, danger, first contact, storytelling, death, dialogue, destiny and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as stranded: The Martian (2015), Open Water (2003), Everest (2015), Centigrade (2020), Six Days Seven Nights (1998), Identity (2003), Frozen (2010), Life of Pi (2012), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Chernobyl Diaries (2012).

List of stranded movies

 8.0
 838K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Jordan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw ...
Style: futuristic, biting, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, mars, stranded, astronaut, outer space, nasa, space travel, isolation, struggle for survival, left for dead, science, rescue ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: china, houston texas, usa, london, pasadena california ...
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 5.8
 54K
Open Water (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Two divers are left out at sea without a boat. There’s nothing but water for miles, unless they look at what’s underneath them...
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, shark, stranded, isolation, ocean, shark attack, panic, diving, animal attack, scuba diving, loneliness, fish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 7.1
 216K
Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: realistic, dramatic, scenic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, mountain climbing, mountaineer, stranded, natural disaster, beautiful scenery, climbing, snow, forces of nature, man versus nature, death ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century
Place: mount everest, himalaya, nepal, asia, texas
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 4.3
 4K
Centigrade (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young American couple travel to the arctic mountains of Norway. After pulling over during a snowstorm, they wake up trapped in their SUV, buried underneath layers of snow and ice.
Style: suspense, tense, realistic, captivating, psychological thriller
Plot: stranded, trapped, pregnant woman, backwoods, snow, couples, blizzard, argument, birth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fear, winter ...
Time: year 2002
Place: norway
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Six Days Seven Nights (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Quinn, a grouchy pilot living the good life in the South Pacific, agrees to transfer a savvy fashion editor, Robin, to Tahiti, he ends up stranded on a deserted island with her after their plane crashes. The pair avoid each other at first, ...
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: survival, island, adventure, love and romance, jungle, stranded, initially antagonists, fall in love, opposites attract, desert island, battle of the sexes, castaway ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, usa, new york, tahiti
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 7.3
 246K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: twist ending, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery, murder mystery, mental disorder, investigation, motel, stranded, split personality, dissociative identity disorder, characters killed one by one, psychiatrist, psycho ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: nevada, usa, florida
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 6.2
 73K
Frozen (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, snow, ski resort, stranded, survival horror, sole survivor, winter, youth, frostbite, friends, animal attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.9
 623K
Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Style: philosophical, motivational, scenic, captivating, dramatic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: survival, ocean, adventure, human animal relationship, animals, beautiful scenery, life, stranded, hopes, journey, human nature, survivor ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, pacific ocean, toronto ontario canada, montreal, mexico ...
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The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, apocalypse, post apocalypse, catastrophe, end of the world, climate change, global warming, scientist, environmental, stranded, tsunami ...
Time: 2000s, future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, washington d.c., antarctica, california ...
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Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of six tourists looking to go off the beaten path, hire an 'extreme tour guide'. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: stranded, tourist, mutant, death, abandoned building, nuclear power plant, survival, abandoned city, virus, radiation, brutality, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: chernobyl, ukraine, kiev ukraine, london, rome italy ...
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 7.1
 56K
Alive (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager ...
Style: realistic, emotional, disturbing, suspense, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, air disaster, disaster, starvation, cannibalism, stranded, death, catastrophe, natural disaster, human spirit, snow, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: andes mountains, chile, uruguay, south america, latin america
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 6.3
 145K
Devil (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: scary, surprise ending, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: supernatural, devil, elevator, group of strangers, mystery, mysterious character, stranded, police investigation, trapped in an elevator, death, trap, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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The Blue Lagoon (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two small children and a ship's cook survive a shipwreck and find safety on an idyllic tropical island. Soon, however, the cook dies and the young boy and girl are left on their own. Days become years and Emmeline (Brooke Shields) and Richard ...
Style: sexual, erotic, romantic, sexy, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, date night ...
Plot: island, coming of age, love and romance, stranded, teenager, teenage love, fall in love, shipwreck, teenage sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), survival, sexual awakening ...
Time: victorian era, turn of the century, 19th century, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean
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 6.3
 132K
The Shallows (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An injured surfer stranded on a buoy needs to get back to shore, but the great white shark stalking her might have other ideas.
Style: suspense, scary, tense, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: shark, survival, animal attack, shark attack, sea, killer shark, ocean, surfing, trapped, beach, island, strong female character ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, australia, tijuana mexico, texas
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 8.3
 542K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, exciting, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, stranded on an island, island, human nature, air disaster, adventure, lost, mysterious place, desert island, destiny, plane crash, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pacific ocean
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 7.0
 398K
Passengers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
Style: futuristic, romantic, scenic, dramatic, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: outer space, love story, survival, space travel, trapped in space, isolation, space station, spacecraft, loneliness, love, malfunction, space program ...
Time: future
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The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon ...
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, cannibalism, survival, rape, torture, human monster, fear, stranded, trapped, victim, kidnapping, escape attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: new mexico, usa
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Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.
Style: futuristic, entertaining, exciting, humorous, absurd ...
Plot: star trek, alien, space opera, outer space, space travel, stranded, teleportation, space battle, alien planet, good versus evil, alien race, chase ...
Time: 23rd century, future
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 6.8
 252K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: suspenseful, harsh, tense, bad ending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, snow, dangerous animal, animal attack, wolf, air disaster, forces of nature, hunting, stranded, wolf attack, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Birdboy and his animal friends plan their escape from an ecologically devastated island in this surreal, animated fantasy.
Style: suspense, gloomy, psychological, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: stranded, death, escape, nightmare, murder, hallucination, friends, monster, island, violence, chase, cemetery ...
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 3.8
 5K
The Sand (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water again, you can’t even get across the sand! BLOOD BEACH meets SPRING BREAKERS in an ace monster mash-up of smart nostalgia and up-to-the-minute visual effects. After an all-night graduation ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, surprise ending, bleak
Plot: stranded, party, beach, creature, desperation, stupidity, high school, teenager, prom, dark humor, adolescence, eaten alive ...
Place: usa
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, sad, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: alien, friendship, benign alien, childhood, extraterrestrial, halloween, children, alien contact, empathy, stranded, bicycle, boy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, sesame street, los angeles
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Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When an Amacor oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, Captain Frank Towns and copilot "A.J." are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm forces them to ditch their C-119 ...
Style: intense, suspense, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: desert, survival, stranded, adventure, air disaster, aviation, adaptation, chase, rescue, introspection, human nature, getting home ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, beijing china
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 7.7
 818K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scenic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: outer space, survival, isolation, space station, astronaut, catastrophe, space travel, spacecraft, disaster, sole survivor, stranded, survivor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas
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 7.2
 20K
The Wilds (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 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 ...
Style: enigmatic, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, queer cinema ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: desert island, stranded on an island, group of teenagers, survival, survivor, stranded, teenager, island, lesbian, crash, strong female character, experiment ...
Place: oakland california
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 5.9
 12K
Rust Creek (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When an overachieving college senior makes a wrong turn, her road trip becomes a life-changing fight for survival in rural Kentucky.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological thriller
Plot: survival, stranded, forest, gang, criminal, crimes, murder, illegal drugs, small town sheriff, struggle for survival, alone, man versus nature ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: kentucky
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The English Patient (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: romantic, emotional, erotic, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: world war two, tragic love, love story, war, adultery, beautiful scenery, betrayal, mysterious character, love, stranded, desert, nurse ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1944, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: sahara, egypt, cairo egypt, africa, italy ...
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 7.4
 453K
The Terminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. ...
Style: sincere, motivational, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: airport, loneliness, culture clash, immigrants, happy ending, passenger, stranded, fish out of water, nothing goes right, misfit, life philosophy, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, romania, canada ...
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The Lost World (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World is a syndicated television series loosely based on the 1912 novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Lost World. Premiered in the fall of 1999, it ran for three seasons before it was cancelled on a ...
Style: scary, serious, stylized, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, expedition, jungle, time travel, stranded, exploration, lost world, monster, adventure, adventurer, supernatural ...
Time: prehistory
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Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.
Style: sexy, romantic, touching, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, high school student, youth, teenage life, tropical island, survival, island, fall in love, marooned, unlikely couple, first sexual experience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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