Mountaineering movies

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1.
Touching the Void (2003 Documentary)
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The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. (106 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
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The Eiger Sanction (1975)
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A classical art professor and collector, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend. (129 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
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North Face (2008)
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Based on a true story, North Face is a suspenseful adventure film about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps... (126 mins.)
Director: Philipp Stölzl
 
4.
The Beckoning Silence (2007 TV Movie)
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After a near-death mountain climbing accident, Joe Simpson's injuries were so severe he was told he'd never climb again... (75 mins.)
Director: Louise Osmond
 
5.
Everest (1998 Documentary)
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An international team of climbers ascends Mt. Everest in the spring of 1996. The film depicts their lengthy preparations for the climb... (44 mins.)
 
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Trio for One (2003 Documentary)
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Dhaulagiri, Nanga Parbat and Broad peak are 3 of the world's 14 highest summits. French alpinist, Jean-Christophe... (57 mins.)
Director: Shay J. Katz
 
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Nanga Parbat (2010)
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Drama about the tragic Nanga Parbat expedition by the two Messner brothers in 1970, on which Reinhold Messners younger brother Günther died. (104 mins.)
 
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The Alps (2007 Documentary)
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John Harlin III attempts to climb the North Face of the Eiger, the site of his father's death 40 years earlier. (45 mins.)
Director: Stephen Judson
 
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Cliffhanger (1993)
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A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains. (112 mins.)
Director: Renny Harlin
 
10.
The Climb (1986)
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Based on the true story of the 1953 assault on Nanga Parbat, a treacherous Himalayan Peak. (90 mins.)
Director: Donald Shebib
 
11.
Into Thin Air: Death on Everest (1997 TV Movie)
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An adaptation of Jon Krakauer's best selling book, "Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster"... (90 mins.)
 
12.
The Dark Glow of the Mountains (1985 Documentary)
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Werner Herzog follows mountaineers Hans Kammerlander and Reinhold Messner during their expedition into climbing the Gasherbrum mountains... (45 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
13.
Vertical Limit (2000)
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A climber must rescue his sister on top of K2, one of the world's biggest mountains. (124 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
 
14.
K2 (1991)
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A U.S. climbing team, funded by millionaire Clairborne is determined to conquer K2. (102 mins.)
Director: Franc Roddam
 
15.
The Climb (2002)
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Two professional solo climbers form an uneasy partnership after a successful rescue mission grants them the gift of a lifetime. (98 mins.)
Director: John Schmidt
 
16.
Scream of Stone (1991)
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Two famous competitive climbers make a bet on who can climb Cerro Torre, one of the most dangerous mountains in Argentina and the world, first. As the day of the climb approaches, their increasing competitiveness becomes destructive. (105 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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The Wildest Dream (2010 Documentary)
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Uses astonishing visuals to tell the intersecting stories of George Mallory, the first man to attempt a summit of Mount Everest, and Conrad Anker, the mountaineer who finds Mallory's frozen remains 75 years later. (94 mins.)
Director: Anthony Geffen
 
18.
The Epic of Everest (1924 Documentary)
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The official record of Mallory and Irvine's 1924 expedition. (87 mins.)
Director: Captain Noel
 
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Found on Everest (2001 Documentary)
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You hold in your hands the inside story of he 2001 Mallory and Irvine Research Expedition. 'Found On... (91 mins.)
Director: Riley Morton
 
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To the Limit (2007 Documentary)
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Daredevil mountain climbers on their attempt to break yet another speed climbing record. (95 mins.)
Director: Pepe Danquart
 
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180° South (2010 Documentary)
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The film follows adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. (85 mins.)
Director: Chris Malloy
 
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Encounters at the End of the World (2007 Documentary)
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Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there. (99 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
23.
Third Man on the Mountain (1959)
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A boy attempts to realize his father's dream of climbing an alpine peak known as the Citadel. (107 mins.)
Director: Ken Annakin
 
24.
The Mountain Calls (1938)
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The Italian mountaineer Carel wants to be the first man to stand on the top of the Matterhorn. Since the climb is very difficult... (95 mins.)
Director: Luis Trenker
 
25.
The Mountain (1956)
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Selfish Chris Teller pressures his older brother, a retired climber, to accompany him on a treacherous Alpine climb to loot the bodies of plane crash victims. (105 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk