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The Best Survival Movies and TV Shows on Fandor

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 Fandor.

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1. The Trial

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7.8/10
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78/100
Released: 1962
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (SnagFilms) & stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy).

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2. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

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7.9/10
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77/100
Released: 2011
Crime, Drama

What it's about: In the rural area around the Anatolian town of Keskin, the local prosecutor, police commissar, and doctor lead a search for a victim of a murder to whom a suspect named Kenan and his mentally challenged brother confessed. However, the search is proving more difficult than expected as Kenan is fuzzy as to the body's exact location. As the group continues looking, its members can't help but chat among themselves about both trivia and their deepest concerns in an investigation that is proving more trying than any of them expected.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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3. Carnival of Souls

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7.1/10
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76/100
Released: 1962Rated: PG
Horror, Cult

What it's about: Mary Henry ends up the sole survivor of a fatal car accident through mysterious circumstances. Trying to put the incident behind her, she moves to Utah and takes a job as a church organist. But her fresh start is interrupted by visions of a fiendish man. As the visions begin to occur more frequently, Mary finds herself drawn to the deserted carnival on the outskirts of town. The strangely alluring carnival may hold the secret to her tragic past.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (SnagFilms & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, Fandor & 5 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix & AMC) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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4. Polytechnique

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7.2/10
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75/100
Released: 2009
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A dramatization of the Montreal Massacre of 1989 where several female engineering students were murdered by an unstable misogynist.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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5. The Last Man on Earth

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6.9/10
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73/100
Released: 1964
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: When a disease turns all of humanity into the living dead, the last man on earth becomes a reluctant vampire hunter.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix, SnagFilms & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, ConTV & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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6. Omar

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7.5/10
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72/100
Released: 2013
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: The drama, the story of three childhood friends and a young woman who are torn apart in their fight for freedom, is billed as the first fully-financed film to come out of the Palestinian cinema industry.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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7. Happy People: A Year in the Taiga

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7.7/10
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70/100
Released: 2010
Documentary

What it's about: In the center of the story is the life of the indigenous people of the village Bakhtia at the river Yenisei in the Siberian Taiga. The camera follows the protagonists in the village over a period of a year. The natives, whose daily routines have barely changed over the last centuries, keep living their lives according to their own cultural traditions.

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

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8. Robinson Crusoe

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65/100
Released: 1954Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: An English slave trader is marooned on a remote tropical island, forced to fend for himself and deal with crushing loneliness.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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9. Absurdistan

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64/100
Released: 2008
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: An allegorical comedy centered on two childhood sweethearts who seem destined for one another until the women of their isolated village, angered by male indifference toward the water shortage, go on a sex strike that threatens the young couple's first night of love.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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10. The Wall

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62/100
Released: 2012
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: A woman inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the countryside. Accompanied by her loyal dog Lynx, she becomes immersed in a world untouched by civilization and ruled by the laws of nature.

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

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11. Blood of My Blood

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58/100
Released: 2011
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: A regular family living in the outskirts of Lisbon sees the serenity of their lives shaken beyond any remedy within a week.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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12. Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg

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45/100
Released: 1990
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Swedish account of Raoul Wallenberg, the man responsible for the largest rescue of Jews during World War II.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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13. Watch Me When I Kill

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43/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: A pharmacist is murdered, and a woman happens to see the culprit leave the scene. She soon finds herself being stalked by the killer.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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14. Rescued by Rover

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42/100
Released: 1905
Drama, Family

What it's about: A dog leads its master to his kidnapped baby.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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15. Explosion of a Motor Car

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6.3/10
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40/100
Released: 1900
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: An early trick film where a car explodes and parts keep falling out of the sky onto a bystander.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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16. The Playgirls and the Vampire

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39/100
Released: 1960
Horror

What it's about: Sexy nightclub dancers get trapped in a dark, creepy castle for the night.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Fandor & ConTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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17. An Unseen Enemy

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32/100
Released: 1912
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: The physician's death orphans his two adolescent daughters. Their older brother is able to convert some of the doctor's small estate to cash. But it is late in the day, and with the banks closed he stores the money in his father's household safe. The slatternly housekeeper, aware of the money, enlists a criminal acquaintance to crack the safe. She attempts to get into the adjacent room where the sisters tremble in fear, but finds that the door is locked. The drunken housekeeper menaces them by brandishing a gun through a hole in the wall.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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18. The Man on the Eiffel Tower

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30/100
Released: 1949
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: A down-and-out student is hired to kill a wealthy woman. When someone else is suspected of the crime, the student taunts police until they realize that they may have to wrong man.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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19. Survive!

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30/100
Released: 1976Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Sixteen plane crash survivors stranded in the Andes turn to cannibalism to stay alive. Based on a true story.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).