• All Is Lost (2013)

All Is Lost

Release Date: October 18th, 2013

DVD Release Date: February 11th, 2014

PG-13 |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner (Robert Redford) 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.

Cast: Robert Redford

Director: J.C. Chandor

Genres: Drama , Adventure , Thriller

Production Co: Washingston Square Films, Before the Door

Keywords: Survival, Rescue, Intense, 2010s, Quest, Dark

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Ella TaylorNPR

    All is Lost is as quiet as "Margin Call" was chatty; at a minimum, you might call this film a procedural. But like the best of the genre, its relentless focus on the material and the practical also gestures subtly at a life of the soul, however battered. show more

  • 91
    Jordan HoffmanFilm.com

    Chandor delivers pure cinema. Thrilling and adventuresome, this is a career highlight from the uniquely sympathetic Robert Redford. show more

  • 70
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Redford, who can’t avoid exuding charisma, plays this role with utter naturalism and lack of histrionics or self-regard. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)
Nominated Sound Editing