‘Thirteen Lives’ on Amazon Prime: Plot, date, cast and latest buzz around survival film

The story revolves around 12 boys along with a coach from a local Thai soccer team trapped in a cave who are rescued by professional divers


                            ‘Thirteen Lives’ on Amazon Prime: Plot, date, cast and latest buzz around survival film
(Official film poster of Thirteen Lives and a still of the cast from 'Thirteen Lives' / Amazon Prime Video)
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We all have loved watching survival films like ‘Against the Ice,’ ‘The Survivor,’ and so on. These films based on real-life stories have a perfect blend of a well-written storyline, gritty plot, and emotional turmoils faced by the characters who are striving hard to survive and the ever-evolving situations throughout always makes audiences intrigued to witness it on screens and also captivate their attention. Amazon Prime Video is bringing forth a very fresh and innovative kind of real-life based survival film ‘Thirteen Lives.’

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The official plot of the real-life inspired survival film ‘Thirteen Lives’ reads, “The film chronicles the events of the 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue that saw a junior football team and their coach trapped in a cave for a period of 18 days.”

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When is ‘Thirteen Lives’ releasing and where can you watch it?

The much-awaited multi-starrer film ‘Thirteen Lives’ is dropping globally on Amazon Prime Video by August 5, 2022.

What is the plot of the film ‘Thirteen Lives’?

The plot of the film ‘Thirteen Lives’ revolves around coach Richard Stanton (Viggo Mortensen) and his team comprising 12 boys from a local Thai soccer team. They all unknowingly end up getting badly stuck inside the Tham Luang cave because of an unexpected rainstorm. They all are literally trapped within a chamber deep inside the mountain without any supplies or oxygen. This harrowing and tough rescue mission is then led by some of the world’s most skilled and experienced professional divers, who ended up saving all the 13 people.

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Who stars in the film ‘Thirteen Lives’?

The following star cast has been confirmed for the film.

Viggo Mortensen as Richard Stanton:

The 63-year-old Oscar awards nominated star has given wowed audiences and fans as Aragorn in the epic fantasy adventure trilogy ‘Lord of the Rings’ film series. He has also proven his versatility by essaying different kinds of characters in films like ‘A History of Violence,’ ‘Eastern Promises,’ ‘A Dangerous Method,’ ‘Appaloosa,’ ‘Far from Men,’ ‘Captain Fantastic,’ and ‘Green Book.’ Mortensen is going to be seen playing the lead role of coach Richard Stanton in the highly discussed real-life based survival film ‘Thirteen Lives’ that’s dropping soon on Amazon Prime Video.

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Viggo Mortensen attends the
Viggo Mortensen will be seen essaying lead role of coach Richard Stanton in survival film ‘Thirteen Lives’ on Amazon Prime Video (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Latest buzz around the survival film ‘Thirteen Lives’:

Talking about their release plans for ‘Thirteen Lives’ which include a theatrical release globally and also on streaming, Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke said, “The customers have spoken and we are definitely listening, so now we’re making it happen for viewers all over the world, who crave these films, to be able to see them the way they want — in their own homes as well as giving them a chance to see them in theaters. We want audiences to be able to have the opportunity to see and experience all its cinematic glory in the theater, so we’re going to do move heaven and earth to make sure that we get that opportunity to as many people as possible.”

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Creators

Much awaited film ‘Thirteen Lives’ has been directed and produced by Ron Howard in collaboration with Storyteller and Magnolia Mae Films. The survival film is being represented by Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) Pictures with BRON Creative. The film’s screenplay has been written by William Nicholson. Thirteen Lives is executive produced by Jon Kuyper, Carolyn Marks Blackwood, Marie Savare, Michael Lesslie, Aaron L. Gilbert and Jason Cloth.

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Trailer

The trailer of the film ‘Thirteen Lives’ has been released. You can also watch it here.



 

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