• The Revenant (2015)

The Revenant

Release Date: December 25th, 2015

DVD Release Date: April 18th, 2016

R |2 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

While exploring the uncharted wilderness in 1823, frontiersman Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) sustains life-threatening injuries from a brutal bear attack. When a member (Tom Hardy) of his hunting team kills his young son (Forrest Goodluck) and leaves him for dead, Glass must utilize his survival skills to find a way back to civilization. Grief-stricken and fueled by vengeance, the legendary fur trapper treks through the snowy terrain to track down the man who betrayed him.

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Forrest Goodluck, Paul Anderson, Kristoffer Joner, Joshua Burge

Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu

Genres: Adventure , Western , Historical drama

Production Co: M Prods, Appian Way, New Regency Pictures, Anonymous Content

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Escape , Intense , Survival , Pursuit , Brooding ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    I came out of this would-be epic feeling physically exhausted, psychically mauled and none the better for wear. show more

  • 88
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The Revenant is exhilarating cinema. show more

  • 100
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Pushing both brutal realism and extravagant visual poetry to the edges of what one customarily finds in mainstream American filmmaking, director/co-writer Alejandro G. Inarritu, cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki and a vast team of visual effects wizards have created a sensationally vivid and visceral portrait of human endurance under very nearly intolerable conditions. show more

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Awards

Nominated Makeup and Hairstyling
Nominated Best Picture
Winner Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Winner Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Winner Directing
Nominated Sound Mixing
Nominated Visual Effects
Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Film Editing
Winner Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Production Design
Nominated Original Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Winner Cinematography
Winner Best Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Winner Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Sound Editing