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The Best Survival Movies and TV Shows on Shudder

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 Shudder.

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1. Train to Busan

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7.5/10
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87/100
Released: 2016
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hiyah & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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2. Take Shelter

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7.4/10
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83/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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3. Mandy

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6.6/10
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78/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: The Shadow Mountains, 1983. Red and Mandy lead a loving and peaceful existence; but when their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance and laced with fire.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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4. Revenge

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6.3/10
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76/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Documentary, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Jen's romantic getaway with her wealthy (married) boyfriend is disrupted when his friends arrive for an impromptu hunting trip. Tension mounts at the house until the situation culminates in an unexpected way.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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5. The Quiet Earth

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6.8/10
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70/100
Released: 1985Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: After a top-secret experiment misfires, a scientist may be the only man left alive in the world.

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

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6. Cheap Thrills

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6.7/10
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70/100
Released: 2013
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: Recently fired and facing eviction, a new dad has his life turned upside down when he meets a wealthy couple who offer a path to financial security... but at a price.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (ConTV & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. A Boy and His Dog

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69/100
Released: 1975Rated: R
Comedy, Cult

What it's about: Set in the year 2024 in post-apocalyptic America, 18-year old Vic and his telepathic dog, Blood, are scavengers in the desolate wilderness ravaged by World War IV, where survivors must battle for food, shelter, and sexual companionship in the desert-like wasteland. Vic and Blood eke out a meager existence, foraging for food and fighting gangs of cutthroats.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix, Shout Factory TV, Tubi TV & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shout Factory TV, ConTV & 2 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Microsoft).

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8. The Reef

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63/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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9. Downrange

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61/100
Released: 2018
Thriller, Horror

What it's about: Stranded at the side of the road after a tire blowout, a group of friends become targets for an enigmatic sniper.

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

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10. 31

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5.1/10
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60/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: Five carnival workers are kidnapped and held hostage in an abandoned, Hell-like compound where they are forced to participate in a violent game, the goal of which is to survive twelve hours against a gang of sadistic clowns.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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11. Body Melt

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5.2/10
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40/100
Released: 1994
Horror, Independent

What it's about: Residents of peaceful Pebbles Court, Homesville, are being used unknowingly as test experiments for a new 'Body Drug' that causes rapid body decomposition (melting skin etc.) and painful death.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).