All Is Lost

Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
All Is Lost
An open-water thriller about one man's battle for survival against the elements after his sailboat is destroyed at sea. Using only a sextant and nautical maps to chart his progress, he is forced to rely on ocean currents to carry him into a shipping lane in hopes of hailing a passing vessel. But with the sun unrelenting, sharks circling, and his meager supplies dwindling, the ever-resourceful sailor soon finds himself staring his mortality in the face.

Edition: Spanish subtitled version
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE A
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 106 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in., rda
digital, optical, surround, Dolby Digital 5.1, rda
laser optical, NTSC, rda
video file, DVD video, Region 1, rda


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Mar 21, 2015
  • MarionAn rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

It was a relief to watch a film without all the tired cliff-hanger punctuations, as the experienced and resourceful pilot reacts to each event or problem and there is an overarching sense of realism and pragmatism. He is but a forgotten speck on the immense ocean, and gives every last ounce of his human ingenuity.

Feb 16, 2015

What a tour de force, a great performance by the legendary Robert Redford who fights to survive as he finds himself lost at sea.

Feb 15, 2015
  • pushpc rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Well~ It's hard to describe how I felt about this movie. When I watched it, I just kept thinking why this main character sailed alone and fortunately he did have the skill/knowledge to survive that long during the difficulty in the sea. It's not as boring as I initially thought. Actually, never a dull moment in the movie. Recommend it.

Jan 29, 2015
  • tj_is_cool rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I had expected a bad movie based on all the reviews. But it turned out to be very entertaining. Never a dull moment.

Jan 25, 2015
  • Quimeras rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

All is lost…including the time spent watching this movie. I’m always interested in a good survival story, but this film is way too long.

Jan 13, 2015
  • Green_Bird_203 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

What a courageous performance! Redford deserves Oscar. He let you watch the movie all the way through with an excitement and thrill.

Jan 02, 2015
  • christopherfry rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

Spoiler coming. Script was one page, one actor only, and no soundtrack. It's a long laborious effort to get us to the end, where the point of the movie is finally revealed. It's a philosophical tale telling us that the transition from life to death is seamless. He is not rescued. (note the bright flash of white light) Perhaps he was dead from the get go? The 105 prior minutes are superfluous. Made for $8.5 mil with box office of $10 mil.

Dec 21, 2014
  • pidanwu rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A movie challenge director, actor and audiences, script-less, one man, a boat....awesome!

Dec 16, 2014
  • user999 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I liked it. Felt very real and engaging.

Dec 08, 2014
  • nfentonn rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Story about a man at sea whose boat suffers a hole in its side and the next eight days. The movie felt like eight days. No dialogue no soundtrack. A better movie about a man alone at sea is Life of Pi.

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Mar 22, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

from IMDB: Our Man: 13th of July, 4:50 pm. I'm sorry... I know that means little at this point, but I am. I tried, I think you would all agree that I tried. To be true, to be strong, to be kind, to love, to be right. But I wasn't. And I know you knew this. In each of your ways. And I am sorry. All is lost here... except for soul and body... that is, what's left of them... and a half-day's ration. It's inexcusable really, I know that now. How it could have taken this long to admit that I'm not sure... but it did. I fought 'til the end, I'm not sure what this worth, but know that I did. I have always hoped for more for you all... I will miss you. I'm sorry.


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