Overall Rank: 3146
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 109
Theatrical Release Date: 01/15/1993
Genre: Drama, Action
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Frank Marshall
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano, Josh Hamilton, Bruce Ramsay, John Newton, Illeana Douglas
Plot: Based on a true story: When a plane carrying a Uruguayan rugby team crashes in the Andes mountains, the survivors find a will to survive amongst the freezing cold and meager rations. -- Chris Kavan
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Rich - wrote on 07/09/2012
I had recently watched the documentary 'I Am Alive: Surviving the Andes Plane Crash' which piqued my interest to catch this theatrical version on cable last night. This was actually a really good movie, the acting was middle of the road, with the exception of a young Ethan Hawke, whom I felt gave a notable performance. The crash scene and the overall scenery gave the movie great credibility and just the historical accuracies made it an emotional picture. I would definitely recommend taking the couple hours to watch it.
sapien - wrote on 03/05/2010
It was a very good movie. My sister tells me that there was a documentary made about a similar incident that was very interesting.
serioussir - wrote on 05/15/2008
This story is an amazing tribute to the resilience of the human spirit. I just cannot believe what these people when through and that the actually survived. I kept thinking that I'm not sure I could have gone on. Quite moving.
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