- 1 hr 43 min
The Survivors is a comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie. The film focuses on the story of two New Yorkers, Donald Quinelle (Robin Williams) and Sonny Paluso (Walter Matthau). Donald is a simple man who was recently fired from his office job and Sonny is the owner of a gas station. Donald and Sonny meet in a restaurant that is robbed by a man, Jack Locke (Jerry Reed). Sonny gets a good look at the man and Donald gets shot. During a news interview, Donald reveals Sonny's identity. The robber decides to visit Sonny's house to kill him and his family. Instead Donald saves Sonny and the two men take the robber to the police. The movie continues to follow the Donald's life as he soon becomes convinced that society is collapsing, buys several guns and leaves his girlfriend.