Alive (1993)

The triumph of the human spirit

  • Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
  • Release Date: 1993-01-15
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 1363 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 7min
  • Language: Español
  • Production Company: Touchstone Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Frank Marshall
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The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager rations and through the freezing cold.

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  • Josh Hamilton

    as Roberto Canessa
  • Bruce Ramsay

    as Carlitos Páez
  • Ethan Hawke

    as Nando Parrado
  • Vincent Spano

    as Antonio Balbi
  • John Newton

    as Antonio Vizintín
  • David Kriegel

    as Gustavo Zerbino
  • Kevin Breznahan

    as Roy Harley
  • Sam Behrens

    as Javier Methol
  • Illeana Douglas

    as Lilliana Methol
  • Jack Noseworthy

    as Bobby François
  • Christian J. Meoli

    as Federico Aranda
  • Jake Carpenter

    as Alberto Artuna
  • Michael DeLorenzo

    as Rafael Cano
  • José Zúñiga

    as Fraga
  • Danny Nucci

    as Hugo Díaz
  • David Cubitt

    as Fito Strauch
  • Gian DiDonna

    as Eduardo Strauch
  • John Cassini

    as Daniel Fernández
  • Michael Woolson

    as Juan Martino
  • Chad Willett

    as Pablo Montero
  • Richard Ian Cox

    as Moncho Sabella
  • Gordon Currie

    as Coche Inciarte
  • Ele Keats

    as Susana Parrado
  • Josh Lucas

    as Felipe Restano
  • Silvio Pollio

    as Alex Morales
  • Nuno Antunes

    as Álvaro Mangino
  • Michael Tayles

    as Pancho Delgado
  • Steven Shayler

    as Pedro Algorta
  • Jason Gaffney

    as Víctor Bolarich
  • Jerry Wasserman

    as Co-Pilot
  • Michael Sicoly

    as Pilot Julio César Ferradas
  • Diana Barrington

    as Mrs. Alfonsín
  • Jan D'Arcy

    as Eugenia Parrado
  • Frank Pellegrino

    as Steward
  • Seth Arnett

    as Tomás Alonso
  • Aurelio Dinunzio

    as Dr. Solana
  • Fiona Roeske

    as Mrs. Solana
  • Tony Morelli

    as Martínez, the Navigator
  • Pat Romano

    as Jorge Armas
  • John Malkovich

    as Carlitos Páez / Narrator (uncredited)
Production Bruce Cohen Co-Producer
Production Kathleen Kennedy Producer
Editing Michael Kahn Editor
Production Mike Fenton Casting
Editing William Goldenberg Editor
Directing Frank Marshall Director
Art Norman Reynolds Production Design
Production Robert Watts Producer
Production Valorie Massalas Casting
Sound James Newton Howard Original Music Composer
Camera Peter James Director of Photography
Art Fred Hole Art Direction
Crew Brian Smrz Stunts
Writing John Patrick Shanley Screenplay
Writing Piers Paul Read Book
Art Tedd Kuchera Set Decoration
Crew Melissa R. Stubbs Stunts
Crew J.J. Makaro Stunt Coordinator
Crew Pat Romano Stunts
Art Dan Perri Title Designer