Alive (30th Anniversary Edition)

30th Anniversary Edition, 0th Anniversary Edition

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Witness ALIVE, the thrilling true-life adventure of challenge and survival! In this action-packed hit, a team of tough rugby players survive a plane crash deep in the desolate, snow-covered Andes. Stranded there, they must overcome incredible odds to stay alive! See for yourself the unforgettable story of ordinary young men who find courage in the face of disaster and test the very limits of human endurance! It's an astonishing death-defying triumph that will both entertain ... and inspire you!

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In 1972 a chartered plane carrying a Uruguayan rugby squad and various family members crashed in the Andes. If that sounds dry and matter-of-fact, you haven't seen director Frank Marshall's harrowing re-creation Alive, an adrenaline-pounding, heart-in-your-mouth spectacle that kicks off this famous story of survival. The real-life against-all-odds odyssey made worldwide headlines when it became known that the survivors ate their own dead to survive. What could have easily become sensationalistic exploitation is treated with compassion and dignity by Marshall as he explores their moral and spiritual struggles as well as their physical ordeal. As team captain and base-camp cheerleader Vincent Spano slowly collapses under the stress and Ethan Hawke rouses from mourning his dead family to taking charge of saving himself, it also becomes a portrait in leadership, hope, and emotional courage. --Sean Axmaker

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  • Aspect Ratio ‏ : ‎ 1.85:1
  • Is Discontinued By Manufacturer ‏ : ‎ No
  • MPAA rating ‏ : ‎ s_medR R (Restricted)
  • Product Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 7.5 x 5.5 x 0.5 inches; 4 Ounces
  • Item model number ‏ : ‎ Relay Time: 127 min
  • Director ‏ : ‎ Frank Marshall
  • Media Format ‏ : ‎ Multiple Formats, Closed-captioned, Color, Letterboxed, NTSC
  • Run time ‏ : ‎ 2 hours and 6 minutes
  • Release date ‏ : ‎ October 8, 2002
  • Actors ‏ : ‎ John Malkovich, Sam Behrens, Ethan Hawke, Kevin Breznahan, Illeana Douglas
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround), Unqualified, Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround)
  • Studio ‏ : ‎ Buena Vista Home Entertainment
  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B000065V40
  • Writers ‏ : ‎ John Patrick Shanley
  • Number of discs ‏ : ‎ 1
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 2,179 ratings

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dave staffordshire
5.0 out of 5 stars a great re-anactment, looks so realistic
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 31, 2016
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BigAl82
4.0 out of 5 stars Stomach churningly grim, but gripping film, not for those with a weak stomach, based on fact, with terrifying air crash.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 12, 2014
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Raymond S. Pritchard
5.0 out of 5 stars Good to be Alive!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 15, 2017
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very good value
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 12, 2021
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good movie
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 20, 2017
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