The Revenant Movie

The Revenant movie poster

Hugh Glass is a 19th century fur trapper who is mauled by a grizzly bear, left for dead and then robbed. When he survives against all odds, he sets out on a treacherous journey to exact revenge on his betrayers.

Who's Involved:

Tom Hardy, Leonardo DiCaprio, Steve Golin, Will Poulter, Akiva Goldsman, Lukas Haas, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Mark L. Smith, Keith Redmon, David J. Kanter

Release Date:

Friday, December 25, 2015 New York / Los Angeles
Friday, January 8, 2016 Nationwide

strong frontier combat and violence including gory images, a sexual assault, language and brief nudity
Runtime: 2 hrs, 36 m
Language: English

Buy / Rent

Plot: What's the story about?

In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. In a quest to survive, Glass endures unimaginable grief as well as the betrayal of his confidant John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy). Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption.

official plot version from

3.96 / 5 stars (207 users)

Poll: Will you see The Revenant?

Who stars in The Revenant: Cast List

... Hugh Glass

Killers of the Flower Moon, Titanic - 25 Year Anniversary  

Venom 3, The Bikeriders  

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, War Machine  

Babylon, Death in Love  

Who's making The Revenant: Crew List

A look at the The Revenant behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu last directed Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths and Birdman. The film's writer Mark L. Smith last wrote The Boys in the Boat and The Marsh King’s Daughter.


Akiva Goldsman
Steve Golin
David J. Kanter
Keith Redmon

Production: What we know about The Revenant?

Key Facts

  1. Original music by Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto.
  2. RatPac and Worldview Entertainment will co-finance the film.
  3. Based on Michael Punke's novel, which is itself based on the true story of Hugh Glass.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2015 - October: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2015 - May: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2014 - July: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Shoots Fall 2014.

  4. 2014 - May: The film was set to Development  status.
  5. 2010 - May: The film was set to Development  status.
  6. 2010 - May: The film was set to Announced  status.

The Revenant Release Date: When was the film released?

The Revenant was a New York / Los Angeles release in 2015 on Friday, December 25, 2015. There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including Concussion, Point Break and Daddy’s Home.

The Revenant DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

Buy DVD Now

The Revenant was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 .

The Revenant VOD & Digital: When was the film released digitally?

Buy | Rent Digital Now

The Revenant was released across all major streaming and cable platforms on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Digital rental or purchase allows you to instantly stream and download to watch anywhere and anytime on your favorite devices. Available from various digital retailers including Amazon Video, iTunes, Google Play, Apple, Vudu and others.

Q&A Asked about The Revenant

Jan. 27, 2020
Where was the movie filmed?

Looking for more information on The Revenant?

When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an commission. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.

Official Movie Site + Social Media Links

Across the Web