• 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: Thriller , Drama , Adventure

Production Co: Washingston Square Films, Before the Door

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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 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

  • 100
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    It's a meditation on mortality, with remarkable resemblances to "Gravity," not to mention echoes of "The Old Man and the Sea." It's admirably crafted, with a wealth of detail that illustrates the sailor's resourcefulness. show more

  • 100
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    There is incredible tension in this ordeal, this effort to survive, to find rescue, and Redford - an icon of the American film experience for more than half a century now - makes that tension deeply palpable. show more

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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 Sound Editing
Nominated Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)