A California man taken hostage by Marxist rebels in Colombia survives by letting his capturers believe he's busy dying. Two teenage girls on their way home from school are abducted, sexually assaulted, stabbed and left for dead.
Attacked in her home by a man hired by her husband, a woman fights back, killing him. A couple and their children survive against all odds when their yacht hits a reef in shark infested waters. A restaurant manager is left for dead.
A woman miraculously survives three gunshot wounds to the head. A family outing turns into a nightmare when they are attacked by bees. And a school library becomes a killing field as two gunmen go on a shooting rampage.
Attacked and abducted by a church handyman, an elderly woman is left in the trunk of her car to die. Miners survive 77 hours trapped in a rapidly flooding coal mine. A student and his roommate are held captive by two masked gunman.
A boy wakes up one night and witnesses a vicious stabbing attack. A family is left stranded midair when the pilot of their small plane collapses. Twin sisters get caught in the line of fire when a fellow student goes on a shooting rampage.
A woman is lucky to be alive after being assaulted by a man who has murdered before. A family's snowmobiling outing on a frozen lake turns to horror. Two teenage girls encounter a killer, but only one survives the nightmare.
A missionary working in Haiti is ambushed, shot and held for ransom by a gang. A tunneler returns to an underground shaft minutes after escaping to rescue two colleagues. And a woman outsmarts her estranged husband who has been leading a double life.
Attacked in her home by her mother's boyfriend, a 17-year-old girl fights to stay alive. An experienced sailor escapes from a sinking yacht. And an elderly couple are terrorized by an escaped convict who holds them hostage in their own home.