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Everest (1998)

Unrated  |   |  Documentary, Short  |  6 March 1998 (USA)
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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, their trek to the summit, and their successful return... See full summary »

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Lhakpa Dorji ...
Summit Team, sherpa
Dorje Sherpa ...
Summit Team, sherpa
Ed Viesturs ...
Summit Team Leader, USA
Muktu Lhakpa Sherpa ...
Summit Team, sherpa
Thilen Sherpa ...
Summit Team, sherpa
Jangbu Sherpa ...
Summit Team, sherpa
Araceli Segarra ...
Summit Team, Spain
Wong Chu Sherpa ...
Summit Team, sherpa
Robert Schauer ...
Summit Team, Austria
Jamling Tenzing Norgay ...
Summit Team, Nepal
David Breashears ...
Summit Team, USA
Chyangba Tamang ...
Base Camp Head Cook
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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, their trek to the summit, and their successful return to Base Camp. It also shows many of the challenges the group faced, including avalanches, lack of oxygen, treacherous ice walls, and a deadly blizzard. Written by Eric Sorensen

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Towering above everything you have seen before.

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6 March 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Everest - A remény csúcsa  »

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Opening Weekend:

$364,244 (USA) (6 March 1998)

Gross:

$76,447,420 (USA) (28 July 2000)
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Grossed $87,178,599 during its theatrical run in the U.S., a record for a film shown in IMAX format. See more »

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Breathless
22 June 2000 | by (Binghamton, NY) – See all my reviews

I had the opportunity to see this historic achievement in film while it was playing at a near-by IMAX screen. This film is as close as I EVER care to get to that mountain of death. The filmmakers have captured images that are unlike anything ever imagined before. And while most of the story is already well known (through best sellers THE CLIMB and INTO THIN AIR) the film still manages to keep you on the edge of your seat (and on the edge of a crevice). What else could one want? An IMAX movie on how this camera crew shot this film. Prepared to be astounded and blown away!


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