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1. Everest (2015)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

7.1
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64 Metascore

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.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright, Martin Henderson

Votes: 170,226 | Gross: $43.48M

2. Youth (I) (2015)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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64 Metascore

A retired orchestra conductor is on vacation with his daughter and his film director best friend in the Alps when he receives an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip's birthday.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino | Stars: Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Jane Fonda

Votes: 59,658 | Gross: $2.70M

3. Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

PG-13 | 136 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.0
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55 Metascore

True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, BD Wong, Mako

Votes: 107,044 | Gross: $37.96M

4. Vertical Limit (2000)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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48 Metascore

A climber must rescue his sister on top of K2, one of the world's biggest mountains.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Scott Glenn, Chris O'Donnell, Bill Paxton, Robin Tunney

Votes: 53,389 | Gross: $69.24M

5. Killing Me Softly (2002)

R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.5
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A woman faces deadly consequences for abandoning her loving relationship with her boyfriend to pursue exciting sexual scenarios with a mysterious celebrity mountaineer.

Director: Kaige Chen | Stars: Heather Graham, Joseph Fiennes, Natascha McElhone, Ulrich Thomsen

Votes: 15,603

6. Touching the Void (2003)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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82 Metascore

The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Simon Yates, Joe Simpson, Brendan Mackey, Nicholas Aaron

Votes: 29,911 | Gross: $4.58M

7. The Eiger Sanction (1975)

R | 129 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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61 Metascore

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.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee, Jack Cassidy

Votes: 14,808

8. A Lonely Place to Die (2011)

R | 99 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller

6.3
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A group of mountaineers in the Scottish Highlands discover a kidnapped girl and are pursued by her captors.

Director: Julian Gilbey | Stars: Alec Newman, Ed Speleers, Melissa George, Kate Magowan

Votes: 24,375

9. Meru (2015)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

7.7
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77 Metascore

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.

Directors: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi | Stars: Conrad Anker, Grace Chin, Jimmy Chin, Amee Hinkley

Votes: 9,638 | Gross: $2.33M

10. Dreams (1990)

PG | 119 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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A collection of tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.

Directors: Akira Kurosawa, Ishirô Honda | Stars: Akira Terao, Mitsuko Baishô, Toshie Negishi, Mieko Harada

Votes: 20,424 | Gross: $1.96M

11. K2 (1991)

R | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.2
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A U.S. climbing team, funded by millionaire Clairborne is determined to conquer K2.

Director: Franc Roddam | Stars: Michael Biehn, Matt Craven, Annie Grindlay, Elena Wohl

Votes: 5,787 | Gross: $3.11M

12. The Summit (II) (2012)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Adventure

6.9
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63 Metascore

The story of the deadliest day on the world's most dangerous mountain, when 11 climbers mysteriously perished on K2.

Director: Nick Ryan | Stars: Christine Barnes, Hoselito Bite, Walter Bonatti, Marco Confortola

Votes: 3,829 | Gross: $0.22M

13. North Face (2008)

Not Rated | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.4
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67 Metascore

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 »

Director: Philipp Stölzl | Stars: Benno Fürmann, Florian Lukas, Johanna Wokalek, Simon Schwarz

Votes: 12,918 | Gross: $0.71M

14. Into Thin Air: Death on Everest (1997 TV Movie)

90 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

5.7
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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 »

Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Peter Horton, Nathaniel Parker, Richard Jenkins, Christopher McDonald

Votes: 1,253

15. The Crawling Eye (1958)

Unrated | 84 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.9
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A series of decapitations on a Swiss mountainside appear to be connected to a mysterious radioactive cloud.

Director: Quentin Lawrence | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Laurence Payne, Jennifer Jayne, Janet Munro

Votes: 2,859

16. Beyond the Edge (2013)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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59 Metascore

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.

Director: Leanne Pooley | Stars: Chad Moffitt, Sonam Sherpa, John Wraight, Joshua Rutter

Votes: 1,420

17. Everest (1998)

Unrated | 44 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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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 »

Directors: David Breashears, Stephen Judson, Greg MacGillivray | Stars: Liam Neeson, Lhakpa Dorji, Dorje Sherpa, Ed Viesturs

Votes: 2,954 | Gross: $87.18M

18. Kissin' Cousins (1964)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.3
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An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a lookalike cousin.

Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: Elvis Presley, Arthur O'Connell, Glenda Farrell, Jack Albertson

Votes: 1,650 | Gross: $2.80M

19. K2: Siren of the Himalayas (2012)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

7.3
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63 Metascore

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.

Director: Dave Ohlson | Stars: Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, Simone Leorin, Jake Meyer, Chris Szymiec

Votes: 664 | Gross: $0.01M

20. The Beckoning Silence (2007 TV Movie)

PG | 73 min | Drama

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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 »

Director: Louise Osmond | Stars: Roger Schäli, Simon Anthamatten, Andreas Abegglen, Cyrille Berthod

Votes: 954

21. The Wildest Dream (2010)

PG | 94 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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57 Metascore

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.

Director: Anthony Geffen | Stars: Conrad Anker, Susan Robertson, Robert Macfarlane, Peter Gillman

Votes: 2,031 | Gross: $0.87M

22. The Mountain (1956)

Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Drama

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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.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Claire Trevor, William Demarest

Votes: 1,516

23. Five Days One Summer (1982)

PG | 108 min | Drama

6.1
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Sean Connery stars in Fred Zinnemann's haunting tale of incestuous love set against a magnificent background of the Swiss Alps.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Sean Connery, Betsy Brantley, Lambert Wilson, Jennifer Hilary

Votes: 828 | Gross: $0.20M

24. Third Man on the Mountain (1959)

Approved | 107 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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A boy attempts to realize his father's dream of climbing an alpine peak known as the Citadel.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Michael Rennie, James MacArthur, Janet Munro, James Donald

Votes: 679

25. Cerro Torre: Schrei aus Stein (1991)

105 min | Drama

6.3
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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.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Stefan Glowacz, Mathilda May, Al Waxman

Votes: 1,058

26. The Wild and the Innocent (1959)

Approved | 84 min | Romance, Western

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In Wyoming, mountain trapper Yancy goes to the nearest town to trade his pelts but gets into trouble when he tries to save runaway saloon girl Rosalie from her shameful job.

Director: Jack Sher | Stars: Audie Murphy, Joanne Dru, Gilbert Roland, Jim Backus

Votes: 475

27. Nanga Parbat (2010)

104 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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Drama about the tragic Nanga Parbat expedition by the two Messner brothers in 1970, on which Reinhold Messners younger brother Günther died.

Director: Joseph Vilsmaier | Stars: Florian Stetter, Andreas Tobias, Karl Markovics, Steffen Schroeder

Votes: 1,358

28. Messner (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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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.

Director: Andreas Nickel | Stars: Reinhold Messner, Maxime Belleville, Maurice Cretton, Paul Faller

Votes: 388

29. Coquette (1929)

Unrated | 76 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A flirtatious Southern belle is compromised with one of her suitors.

Director: Sam Taylor | Stars: Mary Pickford, Johnny Mack Brown, Matt Moore, John St. Polis

Votes: 1,800

30. Janosik. Prawdziwa historia (2009)

140 min | Drama, Romance, Adventure

4.9
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The script by Eva Borusevicova describes the true story of Janosik, the XVIII centuries outlaw, who was prowling through Slovak-Polish border. The story of Janosik, a legendary "Central ... See full summary »

Directors: Kasia Adamik, Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Václav Jirácek, Ivan Martinka, Michal Zebrowski, Sarah Zoe Canner

Votes: 559

31. White Hell of Pitz Palu (1929)

75 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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A man climbs a 12,000-foot mountain to search for his wife, who was lost on their honeymoon. Another couple makes the dangerous climb with him.

Directors: Arnold Fanck, Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Gustav Diessl, Leni Riefenstahl, Ernst Petersen, Ernst Udet

Votes: 738

32. Der heilige Berg (1926)

100 min | Drama

6.7
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The dancer, Diotima, meets an engineer and skier, Karl, in his cottage in the mountains where they fall in love and have an affair. When Karl's young friend, Vigo, meets her she gives him ... See full summary »

Director: Arnold Fanck | Stars: Leni Riefenstahl, Luis Trenker, Ernst Petersen, Frida Richard

Votes: 531

33. The Bulldog Breed (1960)

97 min | Comedy

6.6
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When he is crossed in love, grocers assistant Norman Puckle joins the Navy, where he is recruited to man the first British rocket.

Director: Robert Asher | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Ian Hunter, David Lodge, Robert Urquhart

Votes: 645

34. Three Secrets (1950)

Approved | 98 min | Drama

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Three women who secretly gave their new-born sons up for adoption in 1945, wonder if the 5-year old survivor of a plane crash, named in the local newspapers, is their long-abandoned son.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Eleanor Parker, Patricia Neal, Ruth Roman, Frank Lovejoy

Votes: 340

35. Dying for Everest (2007 TV Movie)

53 min | Documentary

7.2
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On 15 May, 2006, double amputee Mark Inglis reached the summit of Mt Everest. It was a remarkable achievement and Inglis was feted by press and public alike. But only a few days later he ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Dennison | Stars: Wayne Alexander, Clemens Gerhard, Volker Hanisch, Edmund Hillary

Votes: 114

36. The White Tower (1950)

Approved | 98 min | Adventure

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A group of people come together in the Swiss Alps to climb a previously unconquered mountain, revealing their inner selves in the process.

Director: Ted Tetzlaff | Stars: Claude Rains, Glenn Ford, Alida Valli, Oskar Homolka

Votes: 533

37. Gasherbrum - Der leuchtende Berg (1985 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

7.6
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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 »

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Reinhold Messner, Hans Kammerlander, Werner Herzog

Votes: 675

38. The Conquest of Everest (1953)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Adventure

7.2
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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.

Director: George Lowe | Stars: Meredith Edwards, John Hunt, George Band, Tom Bourdillon

Votes: 189

39. The Climb (1986)

90 min | Adventure

7.4
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Based on the true story of the 1953 assault on Nanga Parbat, a treacherous Himalayan Peak.

Director: Donald Shebib | Stars: Bruce Greenwood, Denis Forest, Tom Butler, Jeremy Wilkin

Votes: 65

40. High Ice (1980 TV Movie)

104 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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A park ranger clashes with an egotistical army officer over how to handle a rescue operation to save three rock climbers stranded on a high elevation ledge of a mountain in Washington state.

Director: Eugene S. Jones | Stars: David Janssen, Tony Musante, Madge Sinclair, Gretchen Corbett

Votes: 89

41. Private Snuffy Smith (1942)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy, Romance, War

4.9
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Snuffy Smith, moonshining hillbilly, grows tired of dodging revenue agents, headed by Cooper, and decides to take the army up on their offer of free clothes, food and $21.00 a month. Once ... See full summary »

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Bud Duncan, Edgar Kennedy, Sarah Padden, J. Farrell MacDonald

Votes: 86

42. The Face of Fear (1990 TV Movie)

120 min | Thriller

5.7
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A killer traps an unarmed police detective and her husband, a former mountaineer with psychic powers, in a Manhattan office building.

Director: Farhad Mann | Stars: Pam Dawber, Lee Horsley, Walter Addison, Bob Balaban

Votes: 181

43. Lavina (1982)

153 min | Adventure, Drama

7.4
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This film shows serious moral problems in the society which become visible in an extreme situation, when happiness, trust, sense of life are so precious.

Directors: Irina Aktasheva, Hristo Piskov | Stars: Veliko Stoianov, Lyuben Chatalov, Stefan Stefanov, Diana Batzieva

Votes: 155

44. K2 and the Invisible Footmen (2015)

Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary

7.9
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The film is about the lives of porters that assist mountain expeditions and carry their luggage along the route.

Director: Iara Lee

Votes: 36

45. The Alps (2007)

Not Rated | 45 min | Documentary, Adventure

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John Harlin III attempts to climb the North Face of the Eiger, the site of his father's death 40 years earlier.

Director: Stephen Judson | Stars: Michael Gambon, Adele Hammond, John Harlin III, Adele Harlin

Votes: 312

46. The Hills Have Thighs (2008)

78 min | Comedy

3.4
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Daniel Boone Owen, a local Hillbilly Icon, has gone missing in Appalachia. Last seen face down in his favorite watering hole, Scatterbrain's, the theories behind his disappearance are as ... See full summary »

Director: James Bubba Cromer | Stars: Hance Oliver, Dona Ayers, Mona Lisa Johnson, James Bubba Cromer

Votes: 57

47. Messner (2002 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 47 min | Documentary

7.2
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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 »

Director: Les Guthman | Stars: Chris Bonington, Reinhold Messner, Peter Strauss, Ed Viesturs

Votes: 42

48. The Adventures of Frontier Fremont (1976)

G | 106 min | Adventure, Western

6.6
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Jacob Fremont "Dan Haggerty" was a tins man, Who moved from St. Louis to escape it all, to the wilderness, where he meet and old mountain man "Denver Pyle" who soon became his best friend. ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Friedenberg | Stars: Dan Haggerty, Denver Pyle, Tony Mirrati, Norman Goodman

Votes: 50

49. Ascension (II) (2013)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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Two mountaineers find unforeseen difficulties to place a statue of the Virgin Mary at the top of the peak they are climbing.

Directors: Thomas Bourdis, Martin de Coutenhove, Caroline Domergue, Colin Laubry, Florian Vecchione

Votes: 101

50. Trailing the Killer (1932)

Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Western

4.8
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While the original title, "Trailing the Killer" isn't a misnomer, it was a bit misleading since the "trailer" is a dog named Caesar Caesar the Dog) and the killer is a mountain lion, aka as... See full summary »

Director: Herman C. Raymaker | Stars: Caesar the Dog, Francis McDonald, Heinie Conklin, Joe De La Cruz

Votes: 19