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A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

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Storyline

While exploring uncharted wilderness in 1823, legendary frontiersman Hugh Glass sustains injuries from a brutal bear attack. When his hunting team leaves him for dead, Glass must utilize his survival skills to find a way back home while avoiding natives on their own hunt. Grief-stricken and fueled by vengeance, Glass treks through the wintry terrain to track down John Fitzgerald, the former confidant who betrayed and abandoned him. Written by Jwelch5742

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Blood lost. Life found. See more »


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Rated R for strong frontier combat and violence including gory images, a sexual assault, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$135,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$471,000, 27 December 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$183,637,894

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$532,925,985
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Trivia

Alejandro G. Iñárritu won his second Academy Award for Best Director for this film, his first for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) the previous year, becoming the first director since Joseph L. Mankiewicz (in 1949 and 1950) to win the award in consecutive years. See more »

Goofs

When Fitzgerald and Bridger return to camp and are being paid for staying behind with Hugh Glass, the captain offers Bridger an amount of money for his efforts even though he gave his original share to Fitzgerald. In this scene, Captain Henry is shown placing the money on the table in front of Bridger. Bridger then gets up and storms out without taking the money he was offered. The money is clearly shown left on the table when he leaves, but in the next cut back to that part of the table the money is no longer there. See more »

Quotes

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Hugh Glass: [in pawnee] It's okay son... I know you want this to be over. I'm right here. I will be right here... But you don't give up. You hear me? As long as you can still grab a breath, you fight. You breathe... keep breathing.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the end credits: "The making and authorized distribution of this film supported over 15,000 jobs and involved hundreds of thousands of work hours." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Sean Bradley Reviews: Dunkirk (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Jetsun Mila (excerpt)
Written and Performed by Eliane Radigue
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Visually beautiful, story-wise not on par...
25 January 2016 | by See all my reviews

The natural landscape and some of the scenes are overwhelming and spectacular! The camera-work is so immersive, you believe are a part of Hugh Glass' journey through the wilderness and back to civilization. Also with great performances not only by DiCaprio, but also Hardy, as the unsympathetic fellow fur trapper leaving Glass behind.

Story-wise, it is a bit thin for a 156 min picture. Glass' quest for vengeance is sometimes lost as he utters few words about his drive and is being more or less, chased himself. The story arc of the Indians quest for their daughter felt a bit out of place and strange. We also get to see the fur trappers p.o.v. that left Glass behind and the Captain way ahead of them. Which in my opinion takes a little bit of the magic of Glass' total perilous journey.

All my stars goes to the beauty, production value and performances alone! Regardless, this is one of those overlong movies one like, but would not sit out for another viewing!


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