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Summary: In April 2003 Aron Ralston, a 27-year-old hiker, fell and was trapped in a narrow crevasse, his right arm wedged against the rock wall by a boulder. He had gone to Bluejohn Canyon, Utah for a rock-climbing weekend alone. Not telling anyone where he was going and finding himself stuck, he knows he can't expect anyone to come to his rescue. As a trained engineer and a skilled, albeit somewhat...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: Blu-ray 127

Summary: A cargo plane on a routine flight suddenly hits a high-turbulence storm, forcing a crash landing hundreds of miles off course in the barren Gobi desert. Among the survivors, one eccentric passenger leads the crew to build a new plane - against all odds, against all hope, and sometimes - against each other.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FLI

Summary: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen volunteers in her younger sister's place and must rely upon her sharp instincts when she's pitted against highly trained Tributes who have prepared their entire lives. And,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY SCI-FI HUN

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD HUN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Hu

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE HUN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Hunger 2012

Hanks, Tom

Summary: The story of Captain Richard Phillips, who was captured and held hostage by Somalian pirates after the hijacking of his ship, Maersk Alabama.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Enter 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CAP

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CAP RATED PG-13

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CAP

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CAP

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Captain 2014

Summary: Based on the true story of survival, a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD ADR

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ADR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ADR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Adrift 2018

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR QUI

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: DVD Movie Quiet 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD QUI

Summary: Watch a heart-pounding thriller that will draw viewers into the infinite and merciless realm of deep space. A brilliant medical engineer, Dr. Ryan Stone, is on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut and acting space commander Matt Kowalski. Then disaster strikes the shuttle, leaving Stone and Kowalski completely out of touch with Earth. With little oxygen and energy left, how will...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GRA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GRA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Gravity 2013

Summary: After the tragic death of her parents, Iris is desperate to make ends meet while caring for her terminally ill younger brother. When seemingly philanthropic aristocrat Shepard Lambrick expresses an interest in helping them with untold riches, she finds herself in a group of similarly desperate individuals all looking to make easy money. The guests soon find themselves trapped in Lambricks...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Media Group 2013

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE WOU

Summary: When his spaceship crash-lands on the barren wastelands of Mars, U.S. astronaut Commander "Kit" Draper must fight for survival, with a pet monkey his only companion until he meets "Friday," an alien.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI ROB

Redford, Robert

Summary: A man sailing solo in the Indian Ocean capsizes and tries to survive the rest of his journey in a life raft.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2014

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER ALL

Summary: After a bad storm blows across Mars Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead and left behind. Now stuck on a hostile planet, he must find a way to signal to Earth and in the meantime, survive on limited supplies. When NASA realizes he is alive, they must devise a rescue mission.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY SCI-FI MAR

Summary: Nancy is surfing on a secluded beach, and finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the ultimate test of wills, requiring all of Nancy's ingenuity, resourcefulness, and fortitude.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SHA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE SHA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Shallows

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SHA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SHA RATED PG-13

Butler, Gerard

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: As cities around the world are being destroyed by a comet, a family races against time to reach a possible safe haven.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entert. 2021

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE GRE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GRE

Summary: Aron Ralston has a passion for all things outdoors. But when a falling boulder traps him in a remote Utah canyon, a thrill-seeker's adventure becomes the challenge of a lifetime. Over the next five days, Ralston embarks on a remarkable personal journey in which he relies on the memories of family and friends as well as his own courage and ingenuity to turn adversity into triumph.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Searchlight Pictures 2010

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 127 RATED R

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ONE

Summary: Recently widowed Dr. Nate Daniels and his two teenage daughters travel to a South African game reserve managed by Martin Battles, an old family friend and wildlife biologist. However, what begins as a journey of healing soon turns into a fearsome fight for survival when a lion, a survivor of bloodthirsty poachers, begins stalking them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE BEA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BEA

Summary: Home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games, Katniss and Peeta must turn around and embark on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts, where they sense that a rebellion is simmering, and probably sparked by Katniss. The Capitol proves they are very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games: an anniversary competition that will draw contestants from previous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: A father and his son are two of the last remaining people on earth after an unexplained tragedy has destroyed most of life. As the two head south, they are faced with many trials and tribulations along the way. An intense bond between the father and son is formed as together they strive to not only survive, but to retain humanity as they help the people they encounter along the way.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ROA

Summary: Based on a true story, a gripping adventure about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps, the north face of the Eiger. Set in 1936, Nazi propaganda urges German alpinists to conquer the mountain, and two reluctant young climbers, Toni and Andi, attempt a daring ascent, closely followed by two Austrian climbers. All goes well at first, but then the climbers lose their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2010

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN NOR

Moss, Elisabeth

Summary: Years after a deadly pandemic wiped out most of the female population, a father travels with his young daughter disguised as a son through the fringes of the dystopian world, trying to protect her at all costs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LIG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE LIG

Smit-McPhee, Kodi

Summary: After an Ice Age man is injured and left for dead, he befriends a lone wolf and sets out to make the journey home with his new companion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE ALP

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Al

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ALP

Summary: For best friends Becky and Hunter, life is all about conquering fears and pushing limits. But after they climb 2,000 feet to the top of a remote, abandoned radio tower, they find themselves stranded with no way down.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FAL

Summary: A live performance of Holst's The Planets accompanied by state-of-the-art high definition images from NASA's exploration of the solar system.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Houston Symphony Orchestra 2010

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1 available in Performing Arts DVDs, Call number: DVD PERFORMING ARTS PLA

Summary: "Widely considered to be the last of his solo plays, 'The Tempest' is Shakespeare's final masterpiece, a tale of 'forgiveness, generosity and enlightenment' in which Prospero, the rightful Duke of Milan, conjures up a storm to lure his perfidious brother to the enchanted island on which he and his daughter Miranda have spent 12 years in exile"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: A derelict oil tanker is home to cast-off members of the Sunni-Arab minority of Iran. When the owner decides to sell it, it is up to the self-proclaimed patriarch of the ship to provide a future for the people of his floating city, no matter the cost.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2006

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IRO
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF IRO

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