Beast is a 2022 American survival thriller film directed by Baltasar Kormákur from a screenplay by Ryan Engle, based on a story by Jaime Primak Sullivan. The film stars Idris Elba, Iyana Halley, Leah Sava Jeffries, and Sharlto Copley. Nate Daniels and his two teenage daughters visit a South African game reserve, and must fight to survive when they are stalked by a vicious lion. Beast was released in the United States on August 19, 2022, by Universal Pictures. The film has grossed $50.2 million worldwide and received mixed reviews from critics.