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1. Under the Banner of Heaven

Drama | Announced

focuses on two brothers who murdered the wife and infant daughter of their younger brother. The killers claimed they were acting on orders from God, consistent with their interpretation of ... See full summary »

Writers: Dustin Lance Black, Jon Krakauer | Director: Ron Howard

2. High and Hallowed: Everest 1963 (2013)

49 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

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High and Hallowed: Everest 1963 is the deeper story of the greatest Himalayan climb in American mountaineering history. Profiling the bold and visionary efforts of the 1963 American Mount ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Aikman, David Morton, Jake Norton | Directors: David Morton, Jake Norton, Jim Aikman | Stars: Melissa Arnot, Barry Bishop, Brent Bishop, Norman Dyhrenfurth

3. High Ground (2012)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary

5.2
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77 Metascore

A documentary that follows a team of veterans returning from combat in Afghanistan and Iraq as they set out to climb a towering Himalayan peak to overcome challenges and heal the mental and emotional ravages of war.

Writers: Michael Brown, Scott McElroy, Brian Mockenhaupt, Ryan Fenson-Hood, Don Hahn | Director: Michael Brown | Stars: Steve Baskis, Dan Sidles, Katherine Ragazzino, Matt Nyman

4. Meru (2012)

75 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure | Post-production

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Three elite climbers struggle to find their way through obsession and loss as they attempt to climb Mount Meru, one of the most coveted prizes in the high stakes game of Himalayan big wall climbing.

Directors: Jimmy Chin, Renan Ozturk | Stars: Jon Krakauer, Conrad Anker, Renan Ozturk, Grace Chin

5. Meet the Press (1947– )
Episode: Episode dated 18 March 2012 (2012)

News, Talk-Show

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Gregory discusses the Republican nomination race and developments in Afghanistan with John McCain. He, then, discusses with a panel of experts the recent civilian deaths in Afghanistan and ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Melick | Stars: David Gregory, George Clooney, Helene Cooper, Jon Krakauer

6. Reel Rock Film Tour (2010– )
Episode: The Shark's Fin (2012)

Adventure, Sport

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Alpine climbers Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk ascend Northern India's Meru Shark Fin, one of the last unclimbed rock faces in the world. The trio sets off on a second attempt to... See full summary »

Directors: Jimmy Chin, Anson Fogel, Renan Ozturk | Stars: Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, Jon Krakauer, Jenni Lowe-Anker

7. 60 Minutes (1968– )
Episode: Greg Mortenson/The Case of Beckett Brennan/The Co-Founder (2011)

Documentary, News

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"Greg Mortenson" investigates the claims that famous author was kidnapped by the Taliban. "The Case of Beckett Brennan" investigates a recent sexual assault case at the University of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Steve Kroft, Greg Mortenson, Jon Krakauer, Mansur Khan Mahsud

8. Reel Rock Film Tour (2010– )

100 min | Adventure, Sport

8.6
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An annual event focusing on some of the best athletes conquering breathtaking feats in the vertical realm.

Stars: Ueli Steck, Daniel Woods, Alex Honnold, Lisa Rands

10. Into the Wild: The Story, the Characters (2008 Video)

21 min | Short

7.9
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Marcia Gay Harden, Emile Hirsch, Hal Holbrook, William Hurt

11. Into the Wild: The Experience (2008 Video)

17 min | Short

8.2
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Hal Holbrook, Jon Krakauer, Sean Penn

12. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: Storm Over Everest (2008)

Documentary

8.4
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David Breashears relives the rescue effort to save climbers who were stranded near the summit of Mount Everest during a ferocious storm on May 10, 1996.

Director: David Breashears | Stars: Neal Beidleman, David Breashears, Guy Cotter, Charlotte Fox

13. Into the Wild (2007)

R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.2
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73 Metascore

After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.

Writers: Sean Penn, Jon Krakauer | Director: Sean Penn | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

14. Iconoclasts (2005– )
Episode: Sean Penn and Jon Krakauer (2007)

Documentary

8.4
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Sean Penn and author Jon Krakauer discuss their passions. Penn's film "Into the Wild," is based on Krakauer's true story set in the Alaskan wilderness.

Director: Joe Berlinger | Stars: Jon Krakauer, Sean Penn

15. Wild Chronicles (2005– )
Episode: Episode #2.9 (2006)

Documentary

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Writer: Gayle Young | Star: Jon Krakauer

16. Iconoclasts (2005– )

Documentary

7.6
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Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Marina Abramovic, Tory Burch, Chuck D.

17. Banking on Heaven (2005)

73 min | Documentary

7.8
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A hard-hitting documentary on the largest polygamous cult in the U.S., the Fundamentalist Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), located right on the Utah-Arizona border. This film shows how women and ... See full summary »

Writer: Laurie Allen | Director: Dot Reidelbach | Stars: Laurie Allen, Linda Binder, Duffy Bistline, Pam Black

18. Wild Chronicles (2005– )

30 min | Documentary

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Stars: Boyd Matson, Bob Ballard, Michael Fay, Mark Olson

19. The Magic Knot (2004)

Documentary, Short

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Five years after legendary climber Alex Lowe was swept away by an avalanche, Lowe's friends and family honor his memory by returning to the Himalayas to establish the Khumbu Climbing School... See full summary »

Director: Per Saari | Stars: Conrad Anker, Harry Kent, Jon Krakauer, Danuru Sherpa

20. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Mountain of Ice (2003)

Documentary, Biography

7.6
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Writer: Liesl Clark | Director: Liesl Clark | Star: Liev Schreiber

21. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 30 January 1996 (1996)

News, Talk-Show

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An Interview With Viktor Chernomyrdin And Al Gore On Social Reform; An Interview With Retiring Senator Bill Bradley; An Interview With Author Jon Krakauer

Stars: Charlie Rose, Bill Bradley, Victor Chernomyrdin, Al Gore

22. Meet the Press (1947– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

6.6
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Stars: David Gregory, Tim Russert, Lawrence E. Spivak, Ernest K. Lindley