• Released
  • October 18, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 45 min
  • Drama
  • 574 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Academy Award winner Robert Redford stars in All Is Lost, an open-water thriller about one man's battle for survival against the elements after his sailboat is destroyed at sea.

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Critic Ratings

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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Redford will surely earn a well-deserved Oscar nomination for this role, to which he commits with unerring dedication. But the real star is...
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100

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
There is incredible tension in this ordeal, this effort to survive, to find rescue, and Redford - an icon of the American film experience...
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100

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
All Is Lost is movie magic on many levels but most importantly as the rare opportunity to watch a seasoned actor at the pinnacle of his...
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100

RogerEbert.com

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Here is a formidable opus whose real spiritual relative is Tennyson's "Ulysses". Yes. All is Lost is that good.
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Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
Redford, already a giant, has never been more suggestive. His character’s misadventure — might be a kind of cosmic penance. It’s the...
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Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
A genuine nail-biter, scrupulously made and fully involving, elemental in its simplicity.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
This is Robert Redford doing what too many stars should do and don't: taking a chance. And reinventing his art. It's an extraordinary thing...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It's a meditation on mortality, with remarkable resemblances to "Gravity," not to mention echoes of "The Old Man and the Sea." It's...
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
In this spare, unusual and intimate action thriller, Redford's expressions do nearly all of the communicating. He is the sole human cast...
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Variety

By Justin Chang
A virtually wordless film that speaks with grave eloquence and simplicity about the human condition. Nothing here feels fancy or...
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Unbelievable and boring

By klaschka
This was R.R. poorest performance - so sad to see my hero of the past end up like this. He is highly unbelievable in the role and the movie is right-out boring. Tries to mimic the Life of Pi but...

The movie will make you yawn!

By frances7981
There's so many parts that doesn't make any sense to me. Also the person on the boat isn't smart....

Good film

By Jal27
Good stuff worth the time rr fantastic...

All is lost

By hoakie892
Worst Redford movie ever. One word...Boring! We got the point in the first 10 min....

Beyond horrible

By sniperxseal
This was by far the worst movie I have EVER seen. There was barely any plot to it, and after practicing and training for survival situations, this guy had no idea what he was doing. He made a ton...

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Rated PG-13 | For for brief strong language.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 15+ Intense lost-at-sea tale with one actor and little dialogue.
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