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Everest (2015)

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The story of New Zealand's Robert "Rob" Edwin Hall, who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer, teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.

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Storyline

On the morning of May 10, 1996, climbers from two commercial expeditions start their final ascent toward the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. With little warning, a violent storm strikes the mountain, engulfing the adventurers in one of the fiercest blizzards ever encountered by man. Challenged by the harshest conditions imaginable, the teams must endure blistering winds and freezing temperatures in an epic battle to survive against nearly impossible odds.

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The Most Dangerous Place On Earth. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense peril and disturbing images | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 September 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Evereste  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,222,035, 18 September 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$43,482,270

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$202,394,678
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

On January 30, 2014, Universal set a release date of February 27, 2015. On March 21, it was moved to September 18, 2015. See more »

Goofs

The team is crosses Larja Dhoban, the suspension bridge above the Dudh Koshi river just before the steep climb up to Namche Bazaar. This movie is set in 1996. The new bridge was built in 2013 due to the aging bridge below it. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Rob Hall: Can you just listen up? Guys? We got 2,000 feet, 600 vertical meters to Camp Four. It's roped all the way, so I know you can make it. Now, once we get to the yellow band we're gonna regroup, put on the masks, turn on the gas. Make sense?
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Connections

References Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Hypersomnia
Written and produced by Christopher Benstead (as Chris Benstead)
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Very immersive disaster movie.
11 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

This is the true story of two different expeditions in 1996 who attempt to scale Everest but encounter massive storms on the descent down the mountain. Everest is a stunning looking film that you come away from , feeling totally exhausted. Because it is so realistic you do feel you are with the climbers at times. Sure , it's a stock disaster movie but because of the nature of the true story behind it , you feel more connected. The special affects are amazing and the performances from Jason Clarke and Keira Knightley are great too. I watched this in 3D but ended up taking the glasses off because it was so annoyingly dark so i recommend watching it in 2D instead. It's a staggering statistic that 1 in 4 people who attempt to get get to the summit of Everest , dies. Why do people do it? that question is asked in this film but apart from the stock answer of " Because it's there" it is never really answered . Perhaps there isn't one?


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