Everest (1998)

Everest

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This is the story of the 1996 Everest Film Expedition, a MacGillivray Freeman production in association with Arcturus Motion Pictures. Filmed in IMAX (R) photography, "Everest" is the dramatic true story of a team of climbers who found hope, strength and triumph in the wake of tragedy. Their successful ascent of Mount Everest, just days after fellow mountaineers and friends died there, is a compelling story about the human spirit and a mountain they love, respect and sometimes fear.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Action & Adventure, Television, Sports & Fitness
Directed By: , , , , , , ,
Written By: Tim Cahill, Stephen Judson, Tim Cahill and Stephen Judson
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On DVD: Dec 7, 1999
Runtime:
MacGillivray Freeman Films - Official Site

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Critic Reviews for Everest

All Critics (30) | Top Critics (7)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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February 14, 2001
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | November 6, 2002
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Full Review… | February 14, 2001
Los Angeles Times
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Audience Reviews for Everest

I was really into this movie (even through the boring, lackluster narrative from the hiker, Ed Viesturs) until you get to the end and it tells you that many of the scenes were reenacted in Utah, Colorado, New Hampshire and California. REALLY?? Don't call this Everest, if it's not! Obviously some of this stuff was filmed there and it had to have been a pain to take this huge IMAX camera up Everest, but seriously... I felt like I had been lied to. No wonder they had all the snap shots on top of the mountain, they never got the film camera up there. It lost a half star for the false advertising. It was still visually cool to watch though.

A really well done IMAX film with a story that's incredible. The fact that the film makers were there during the events of Into Thin Air.

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