Taylor and Harold are good friends and avid climbers. While climbing one day, they meet a man who it seems might be attempting to climb K2, the world's second-highest peak. Always pushy, ... See full summary »
Despite trying to keep his swashbuckling to a minimum, a threat to California's pending statehood causes the adventure-loving Alejandro de la Vega (Banderas) -- and his wife, Elena (Zeta-Jones) -- to take action.
A high-adrenaline tale of young climber Peter Garrett, who must launch a treacherous and extraordinary rescue effort up K2, the world's second highest peak. Confronting both his own limitations and the awesome power of nature's uncontrollable elements, Peter risks his life to save his sister, Annie, and her summit team in a race against time. The team is trapped in an icy grave at 26,000 feet - a death zone above the vertical limit of endurance where the human body cannot survive for long. Every second counts as Peter enlists the help of a crew of fellow climbers, including eccentric, reclusive mountain man Montgomery Wick, to ascend the chilling might of the world's most feared peak to save her. Written by
Sujit R. Varma
Montgomery Wick's name is an obvious reference to Thomas Montgomerie and Jim Wickwire. Montgomerie discovered K2, and Jim Wickwire was the first American to climb K2. Wickwire also lost several toes on the mountain, similar to the character Montgomery Wick. See more »
When Monique is near the avalanche, she's already down on a ledge under the cliff edge and is no longer hanging by her ice ax. Thus, she isn't dislodged by the avalanche. See more »
You should try the tea, indian of course. We maybe at war with them but theres no sense in over-reacting, their tea's the best.
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Your disbelief may reach it's tolerance limit in this latest entry in the `How much stupid action sequences can we cram into 2 hours' school of film making. This one really stretches credibility! How many `cut the rope before we all die' scenes can you take in one movie? Possibly one of the worst movies of all time. Ed (Wood) come back, all is forgiven!
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