Account IconLogin|Sign Up
netflix
amazon_prime
hulu_plus
disney_plus
hbo
& more all in one place. Totally free to use!
Survival
arrow
AllAction & AdventureAnimationBiographyComedyCrimeCultDocumentaryDramaFamilyFantasyHistoryHorrorIndependentLGBTQMusicalMysteryRomanceScience-FictionSportStand-up & TalkThrillerTravelAbout AfricaAdaptationAlienAnimalApocalypseBaseballBased on BooksBased On True StoryCarChristmasCollegeComic BookComing of AgeDanceDark ComedyDatingDisasterDoctorDogDrugDystopiaEscapeFeel-goodFemale DirectorFightingFriendshipFuturisticGangGangsterGeniusGhostHeroismHigh SchoolHolidayHuntingJungleKidnappingMagicMartial ArtsMatureMedievalMilitaryMonsterMusicNew YorkPetPolicePoliticalPrisonPsychologyRacingReligionRevengeRiverRobotRomeRoyaltyScienceSerial KillerShortSingingSpaceSportsSpySuperheroSupernaturalSurvivalSuspenseTankTeacherTechnologyTeenTime TravelToyVampireVideo GamesWarWorld War IIWrestlingZombie
arrowarrow
Movies & TV Shows
arrow
Movies & TV ShowsMovies
Get recommendations and notifications when movies & shows come to your streaming services.
On
Cinemax
arrow
Every Service
Every Service
Free Services
Free Services
Your Services
Your Services
Netflix
Netflix
Prime Video
Prime Video
HBO MAX
HBO MAX
HBO
HBO
Showtime
Showtime
Hulu
Hulu
Starz
Starz
Plex
Plex
Disney+
Disney+
Philo
Philo
fuboTV
fuboTV
Epix
Epix
CBS All Access
CBS All Access
Crunchyroll Premium
Crunchyroll Premium
AMC Premiere
AMC Premiere
AMC
AMC
Shudder
Shudder
The Criterion Channel
The Criterion Channel
Funimation
Funimation
Fandor
Fandor
Hoopla
Hoopla
Kanopy
Kanopy
Tubi
Tubi
PlutoTV
PlutoTV
Peacock
Peacock
Vudu
Vudu
IMDb TV
IMDb TV
PopcornFlix
PopcornFlix
Crunchyroll
Crunchyroll
Crackle
Crackle
AcornTV
AcornTV
Cinemax
Cinemax
Hallmark Movies Now
Hallmark Movies Now
Syfy
Syfy
TBS
TBS
TNT
TNT
BET+
BET+
BBC America
BBC America
TCM
TCM
Science
Science
FOX
FOX
Adult Swim
Adult Swim
Hallmark
Hallmark
History
History
NatGeo
NatGeo
arrowarrow
Want to Select more than one service? Add your services to your free Reelgood account to see everything you can watch!

The Best Survival Movies and TV Shows on Cinemax

Finding a good Survival movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Survival movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Cinemax.

VIEW: best
backdrop
cinemax

1. Shaun of the Dead

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.9/10
Reelgood Logo
91/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Comedy, Cult

What it's about: Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others). Coming soon to HBO on November 30th, 2020 (PST).

backdrop
cinemax
shoutfactorytv

2. Assault on Precinct 13

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.4/10
Reelgood Logo
78/100
Released: 1976Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: The lone inhabitants of an abandoned police station are under attack by the overwhelming numbers of a seemingly unstoppable street gang.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax & Shout Factory TV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

backdrop
cinemax

3. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.8/10
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 2005Rated: PG
Comedy, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
cinemax

4. All Is Lost

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.9/10
Reelgood Logo
76/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and barely escapes with his life. With any luck, the ocean currents may carry him into a shipping lane -- but, with supplies dwindling and the sharks circling, the sailor is forced to face his own mortality.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
cinemax

5. Backdraft

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.7/10
Reelgood Logo
75/100
Released: 1991Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Firemen brothers Brian and Stephen McCaffrey battle each other over past slights while trying to stop an arsonist with a diabolical agenda from torching Chicago.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
kanopy
cinemax

6. I Love You Phillip Morris

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.6/10
Reelgood Logo
72/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Biography, LGBTQ

What it's about: Steve Russell is a small-town cop. Bored with his bland lifestyle, Russell turns to fraud as a means of shaking things up. Before long, Russell's criminal antics have landed him behind bars, where he encounters the charismatic Phillip Morris. Smitten, Russell devotes his entire life to being with Morris regardless of the consequences.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy & Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
cinemax

7. Red Dawn

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.4/10
Reelgood Logo
69/100
Released: 1984Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town—and their country—from invading Soviet forces.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
cinemax

8. Pandorum

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.7/10
Reelgood Logo
68/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more horrifying than they could have imagined.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
cinemax

9. Assault on Precinct 13

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.3/10
Reelgood Logo
67/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
cinemax

10. The Shipping News

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.7/10
Reelgood Logo
65/100
Released: 2001Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
cinemax

11. Beneath the Planet of the Apes

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.1/10
Reelgood Logo
62/100
Released: 1970Rated: G
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: During a rescue mission to locate missing astronaut George Taylor, John Brent crash lands on the Planet of the Apes. Brent, along with Taylor's companion, Nova, find he has disappeared into an underground city known as the Forbidden Zone and attempt to track him down.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
cinemax

12. Dante's Peak

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.0/10
Reelgood Logo
62/100
Released: 1997Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: Volcanologist Harry Dalton comes to the sleepy town of Dante's Peak to investigate the recent rumblings of the dormant volcano the burg is named for. Before long, his worst fears are realized when a massive eruption hits, and immediately, Harry, the mayor and the townspeople find themselves fighting for their lives amid a catastrophic nightmare.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
cinemax

13. Saw 3D

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
5.6/10
Reelgood Logo
59/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
cinemax

14. Asylum

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
4.1/10
Reelgood Logo
38/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: The teenager Madison McBride is traumatized by the loss of her deranged father when she was nine years old and the suicide of her beloved brother Brandon one year ago. She decides to join the Richard Miller University, where Brandon committed suicide, to overcome her demons. While walking to her dorm, she meets the weird janitor Wilbur Mackey that tells her that the place is haunted.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

Find the perfect movie or tv show with the Reelgood mobile app.