The Survivor

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Survivor (1981, Australia) is a Horror film directed by David Hemmings.


Main Details

  • Released in 1981
  • Colour
  • Running time: 87 min | Australia:99 min (original release)
  • Production co: Crystal Films, Pact Productions, Tuesday Films
  • Directed by David Hemmings
  • Written by Michael Ambrose, James Herbert (novel)
  • Produced by Antony I. Ginnane
  • Starring Robert Powell, Jenny Agutter, Joseph Cotton
  • Music by Brian May
  • Cinematography by John Seale
  • Film Editing by Tony Paterson

Plot Summary

  • When a pilot becomes the sole survivor of an airliner crash that kills over 300 people, he works with a psychic and a priest to determine who is responsible for the incident and pacify the vengeful souls of the victims.


  • A tale of death, and of an evil which transcends death
  • A journey into the supernatural
  • Tortured With Guilt...Why Did He Survive An Impossible Crash?
  • Pilot Error...Or Supernatural Terror? Only One Man Can Tell!
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