Mountaineering moviesby luis-borges-910-562302 | created - 27 Oct 2011 | updated - 9 months ago | Public
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1. Touching the Void (2003)
R | 106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.
Votes: 31,601 | Gross: $4.59M
2. The Eiger Sanction (1975)
Approved | 129 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
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.
3. North Face (2008)
Not Rated | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
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. Set in 1936, as Nazi propaganda urges the nation's ... See full summary »
Votes: 13,678 | Gross: $0.71M
4. The Beckoning Silence (2007 TV Movie)
PG | 73 min | Drama
After a near-death mountain climbing accident, Joe Simpson's injuries were so severe he was told he'd never climb again. His recovery left him to confront the question: why, after coming so... See full summary »
5. Everest (1998)
Unrated | 44 min | Documentary, Short
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 »
Votes: 3,026 | Gross: $87.18M
6. Trio for One (2003)
57 min | Documentary
Dhaulagiri, Nanga Parbat and Broad peak are 3 of the world's 14 highest summits. French alpinist, Jean-Christophe Lafaille aims to climb all three in a period of two months. The film takes ... See full summary »
7. Nanga Parbat (2010)
104 min | Biography, Drama
Drama about the tragic Nanga Parbat expedition by the two Messner brothers in 1970, on which Reinhold Messners younger brother Günther died.
9. Cliffhanger (1993)
R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.
Votes: 111,927 | Gross: $84.05M
11. Into Thin Air: Death on Everest (1997 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
An adaptation of Jon Krakauer's best selling book, "Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster". It attempts to recreate the disastrous events that took place during the ... See full summary »
12. The Dark Glow of the Mountains (1985 TV Movie)
45 min | Documentary
Werner Herzog follows mountaineers Hans Kammerlander and Reinhold Messner during their expedition into climbing the Gasherbrum mountains, which has some of the most difficult peaks to be ... See full summary »
15. The Climb (2002)
PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Two professional solo climbers form an uneasy partnership after a successful rescue mission grants them the gift of a lifetime.
Votes: 619 | Gross: $0.08M
16. Scream of Stone (1991)
105 min | Drama
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.
17. The Wildest Dream (2010)
PG | 94 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
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.
Votes: 2,205 | Gross: $0.87M
19. Found on Everest (2001 Video)
91 min | Documentary
You hold in your hands the inside story of he 2001 Mallory and Irvine Research Expedition. 'Found On Everest' documents in vivid detail the daily struggles facing this team of elite ... See full summary »
21. 180° South (2010)
PG | 85 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport
The film follows adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia.
Votes: 2,766 | Gross: $0.03M
22. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
G | 99 min | Documentary
Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.
Votes: 16,156 | Gross: $0.94M
24. The Mountain Calls (1938)
95 min | Drama
The Italian mountaineer Carel wants to be the first man to stand on the top of the Matterhorn. Since the climb is very difficult, he agrees to try it together with the British mountaineer ... See full summary »
25. The Mountain (1956)
Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Drama
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.
26. Everest (2015)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
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.
Votes: 182,092 | Gross: $43.48M
27. Meru (2015)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure
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.
Votes: 12,773 | Gross: $2.33M
28. 127 Hours (2010)
R | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.
Votes: 325,753 | Gross: $18.34M
29. The Summit (II) (2012)
R | 95 min | Documentary, Adventure
The story of the deadliest day on the world's most dangerous mountain, when 11 climbers mysteriously perished on K2.
Votes: 4,176 | Gross: $0.22M
30. Everest: Beyond the Limit (2006–2009)
Climbers arrive at Everest Base Camp and quickly learn the dangers of the mountain.They are shocked to discover how badly their minds and bodies cope as they move to Advance Base Camp. A ... See full summary »
31. Sherpa (2015)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary
A fight on Everest? It seemed incredible. But in 2013 news channels around the world reported an ugly brawl at 6400 m (21,000 ft) as European climbers fled a mob of angry Sherpas. In 1953, ... See full summary »
32. Beyond the Edge (2013)
Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary's monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 - an event that stunned the world and defined a nation.