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Adrift

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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.
DVD
2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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The Finest Hours

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In February of 1952, one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. On a small lifeboat faced with frigid temperatures and 70-foot high waves, four members of the Coast Guard set out to rescue the more than 30 stranded sailors trapped aboard the rapidly-sinking vessel.
DVD
2016
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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All Is Lost

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An open-water thriller about one man's battle for survival against the elements after his sailboat is destroyed at sea. Using only a sextant and nautical maps to chart his progress, he is forced to rely on ocean currents to carry him into a shipping lane in hopes of hailing a passing vessel. But with the sun unrelenting, sharks circling, and his meager supplies dwindling, the ever-resourceful sailor soon finds himself staring his mortality in the face.
DVD
2014; 2013
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Life of Pi

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A young Pi Patel, overcoming a cataclysmic shipwreck, finds himself stranded on a lifeboat with the last survivor, a ferocious Bengal tiger named Richard Parker.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cast Away

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Chuck Noland, a FedEx systems engineer, finds his ruled-by-the-clock existence ended when a harrowing plane crash leaves him isolated on a remote island. As Chuck struggles to survive, he finds that his own personal journey has only just begun.
DVD
2002
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Lost: The Complete Sixth Season, the Final Season

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In the aftermath of a monumental explosion, reality shifts for everyone associated with the mystical island.
DVD
2010
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Lost The Complete Third Season: The Unexplored Experience

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As the power of the island to both heal and destroy comes into sharp focus, the lines between good and evil are blurred and loyalties are challenged when the survivors of the crash become tangled within the lives of the Others.
DVD
2007
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Lost The Complete Fourth Season: The Expanded Experience

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More than three months after their fateful crash, the survivors of Oceanic Flight 815 will discover that the only thing more dangerous than the island might be the people who have come to rescue them.
DVD
2008; 2007
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Travolti DA Un Insolito Destino Nell'azzurro Mare D'agosto: Swept Away

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Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Mediterranean, Swept Away is Lina Wertmuller's most famous and controversial film about sex, love, and politics.
DVD
2006; 1974
Clemons (Stacks)
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Robinson Crusoe on Mars

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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.
DVD
2007; 1964
Clemons (Stacks)
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DVD
2006
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Swiss Family Robinson

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The shipwrecked Robinson family finds new life on a deserted island far from civilization.
DVD
2002; 1960
Clemons (Stacks)
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Robinson Crusoe

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In this adaptation of the timeless novel by Daniel Defoe, shipwreck survivor Robinson Crusoe risks his life to save a doomed local tribesman from certain death. Both men--each stranded and unable to return home--must cross an immense cultural divide to forge a friendship and survive against impossible odds.
DVD
2001; 1997
Clemons (Stacks)
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Alive: Based on a True Story

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In this true-life adventure, a team of rugby players survive a plane crash deep in the desolate, snow-covered Andes Mountains, where they must overcome incredible odds to stay alive.
Laserdisc
1993; 1992
Ivy (By Request)