• Alpha (2018)


Release Date: August 17th, 2018

DVD Release Date: November 13th, 2018

PG-13 |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

Young Keda tries to survive alone in the wilderness after he's left for dead during his first hunt with his Cro-Magnon tribe. He soon forms an unlikely alliance with a lone wolf that was abandoned by its pack. Facing overwhelming odds and nonstop danger, Keda and the wolf must now trek through a harsh and unforgiving landscape to make it home before winter.

Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Marcin Kowalczyk, Jens Hultén, Natassia Malthe, Spencer Bogaert, Mercedes de la Zerda, Leonor Varela

Director: Albert Hughes

Genres: Drama , Adventure

Production Co: Studio 8

Distributors: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Inspiring, Intense, Rise, Pursuit, Sacrifice, Survival, Fall

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 67
    Stephen Whitty Film Journal International

    The movie...is a visual feast, one of the rare 3D films which was clearly designed with that extra dimension in mind. show more

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Enjoyably old-fashioned in its narrative but crisply modern in technique, it is engaging enough even for those of us with no soft spot for pets. show more

  • 70

    Alpha (think Bear Grylls’ meets The Incredible Journey: Ice Age Edition) is a welcome end of summer surprise that will tug at the heartstrings and delivers a visual spectacle that will wow. It’s just a shame that it tips more towards spectacle over substance. show more

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