Climbing Moviesby sergio-999-604410 | created - 06 Oct 2013 | updated - 20 Jul 2014 | Public
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1. 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: 324,197 | Gross: $18.34M
5. The Eiger Sanction (1975)
R | 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.
6. 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: 111,454 | Gross: $84.05M
7. 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: 2,187 | Gross: $0.87M
8. 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: 13,633 | Gross: $0.71M
9. The Sharp End (2007 Video)
63 min | Documentary
Enter the danger zone with the worlds' best climbers, including Alex Honnold, Dean Potter, Steph Davis, Lisa Rands, Chris McNamara, Ammon McNeely, Renan Ozturk, Cedar Wright and others, as ... See full summary »
10. Progression (2009 Video)
82 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport
Behind every breakthrough in the progression of climbing, there's a true story of doubt and determination, perseverance in the face of failure. From boulders, to big walls, to competition ... See full summary »
11. Return2Sender (2005)
90 min | Sport
The infamous Timmy O'Neill hosts a zany romp through the cutting edge of the vertical world. Includes multi-award winning segment Parallelojams, an expose on Indian Creek crack climbing.
13. Front Range Freaks (2003)
A celebration of the eccentric climbers of Colorado's Front Range. Includes buildering with Urban Ape Timmy O'Neill, trad climbing with Heidi Wertz, Matt Samet, Topher Donahue, adventures ... See full summary »
16. Pure (II) (2009 Video)
67 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure
A flick about bouldering on planet Earth: PURE. Pure is about 19 extraordinary climbers in six countries on three continents, with no ropes.
17. King Lines (2007)
60 min | Adventure, Sport
Follow Chris Sharma on his ultimate global quest to redefine the possible in the vertical world. Includes his first ascent of Es Pontas, the still-unrepeated Mediterranean deep-sea arch. Co-produced by Sender Films and Big UP Productions.
18. 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: 31,488 | Gross: $4.59M
19. First Ascent (2006 Video)
90 min | Action, Adventure
"First Ascent" is unlike any mountain climbing film you've ever seen. Join Swiss climber Didier Berthod as he attempts the impossible - to become the first man ever to climb the insanely ... See full summary »
21. Power in the Pristine (2011)
24 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure
Patagonia, one of the last untouched places on the planet is under attack. Big business seeks to choke two of the region's most pristine rivers with dams and plans to decimate unique forest... See full summary »
23. 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: 2,764 | Gross: $0.03M
27. 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 »
28. 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 »
29. The Conquest of Everest (1953)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Adventure
Documentary that covers the famous and successful expedition of the Everest conquest by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary, the first climbers to reach its peak.
31. 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.
32. Messner (2012)
Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
Feature documentary about mountaineering icon Reinhold Messner and how he became what he is. This film is as much about his personality as it is about his extraordinary exploits - the psycho-gram of a controversial mountaineer.
34. Messner (2002 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 47 min | Documentary
First documentary on Reinhold Messner, the world's greatest mountaineer, since Werner Herzog's "Dark Glow of the Mountains" in 1984. Messner looks back over his career with surprising ... See full summary »
35. 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.
37. Cold (I) (2011)
Not Rated | 19 min | Documentary, Short, Action
For the past 26 years 16 expeditions have tried and failed to climb one of Pakistan's 8,000 meter peaks in winter. On February 2, 2011, Simone Moro, Denis Urubko and Cory Richards became ... See full summary »
39. Cerro Torre: A Snowball's Chance in Hell (2013)
Unrated | 101 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure
Set against the backdrop of breathtaking Patagonia, David Lama, the worlds youngest climbing world champion, sets out to climb an unfathomable route on Cerro Torre, a mountain once said to be the most difficult in the world.
40. Mount St. Elias (2009)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary
At an altitude of 18,000 feet, Alaska's Mount St. Elias is the destination for a trio of mountaineers determined to reach the mountain's summit, and to ski back down as well. Mount St. ... See full summary »
41. 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: 4,150 | Gross: $0.22M
42. The Mountaineers (2010 Video)
30 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
Three women cancer survivors decide to test their bodies and spirits, as they prepare to climb Mt. Adams (12,276 ft), the third highest peak of the Cascades. This is their tale of friendship, survival and finding out what really matters.
Director: Mridula Bhatia
43. K2: Siren of the Himalayas (2012)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary
Following a group of climbers attempting to climb K2 in 2009, on the 100-year anniversary of its landmark 1909 expedition. Experience the adventure, peril and serenity of a group's attempt to climb the most challenging peak on earth.
Votes: 782 | Gross: $0.01M