Into Thin Air: Death on Everest (1997)

Into Thin Air: Death on Everest (1997)

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Movie Info

Based on Jon Krakhauer's harrowing account of folly and tragedy on the slopes of the world's highest mountain, this made-for-TV movie re-enacts that fateful excursion. Christopher McDonald and Peter Horton star.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Drama
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Written By:
In Theaters:
 wide
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Runtime:
Studio:
Sofronski Productions

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Cast

Peter Horton
as Scott Fischer
Nathaniel Parker
as Rob Hall
Jeff Perry
as Doug Hansen
Richard Jenkins
as Beck Weathers
Christopher McDonald
as Jon Krakauer
Tim Dutton
as Andy Harris
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Critic Reviews for Into Thin Air: Death on Everest

All Critics (3)

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October 13, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

No excerpt available.

July 30, 2002
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

An effective and disturbing film.

December 31, 1999
Apollo Guide

Audience Reviews for Into Thin Air: Death on Everest

After reading the book this was "based" on, I thought I would see what the movie was like. Granted this was a TV movie, but it was horrible. Over dramatized, over simplified, and bad acting to boot. Terrible!

Nate Baxley
Nate Baxley

i thought it started off kind of awful. the acting was pretty terrible but, some how, and i don't know if it was the hour of the night that i watched it but, it seemed to get better as the movie went on. i read the book and am usually pretty critical of books turned into movies but, i was impressed with how true to the book that it was. think the movie did a pretty good job of capturing this frustrating and heart wrenching account of the everest tragedy according to krakauer.

sarah retzloff
sarah retzloff

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