Alive
Alive (1993)

This film, based on a book by Piers Paul Read, is based upon a real-life plane crash where the survivors were forced to turn to cannibalism to remain alive. The movie explores the survivors' struggles to find a way out of their dilemma… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 8, 2002
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Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A pretty harrowing and rather disturbing look at the struggles of survival in the face of certain death...

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

An overlooked gem, made even more powerful by the fact that it is based on a factual incident.

Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Recriação fiel do trágico acidente ocorrido em 72, o filme explora interessantes questões morais e é eficaz ao dramatizar a luta daquele pequeno grupo por sua sobrevivência.

Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

Marshall and Shanley dance around their story's unpleasant center.

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Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

Sturdy adaptation of the unforgettable novel

Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Although written in a fairly pedestrain fashion, the movie does a good job of raising the "What would you do?" issues. Me, I'd be chomping blindly, hoping to ingest the dead first.

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Sarah Chauncey
Reel.com

There are better real-life disaster flicks out there... and the flesh looks remarkably like chicken.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An intense and gripping story of survival and heroism.

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Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

The picture, the sound, and above all, the outstanding true story, make Alive a must-see

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
A thrilling true story of survival, Alive is a good film with a good cast. The film is a must see, but compared to other survivalist films, is not excellent by… More
Tim Salmons
I kinda dug this one.
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"I'm proud to be a man on a day like this."</i> Uruguayan rugby team stranded in the snow swept Andes are forced to use desperate… More
Jason Owens
"Alive" is the compelling true story of a Uruguayan rugby team who's plane crashes, stranding them in the Andes Mountains. They have to find a… More
Film Crazy
Ok its sad what happened to those that this actually happened to , but the movie is just so boring!!i don think it fully capture what those people actuallly had… More
Robert C
A surprisingly gripping recount of the mind-boggling ordeal faced by the survivors of a plane crash, deep in the heart of the Andes mountains. The liberties… More

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