The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest Reviews

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September 7, 2011
An unabashedly romanticized docudrama.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
February 1, 2011
The layers of narrative prove too diffuse, and there is not a good enough arc to hold a cinema audience for the duration.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
October 15, 2010
For lovers of the greatest of outdoors, The Wildest Dream is a worthy excursion, especially on the big IMAX screen.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 29, 2010
It will haunt you for days. And inspire you forever.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
September 29, 2010
This hybrid movie combines scenic cinematography, documentary and two very different dramatic recreations of a historical event to tell a fascinating story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 23, 2010
With the exception of some TV-duff recreations and CSI-style razzle-dazzle it is fascinating.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 23, 2010
You'll be sweaty-palmed and mildly nauseous -- in the very best way.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 23, 2010
The photography is suitably spectacular and there's a starry voice cast...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 2, 2010
Respectable but often dry and dull.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 2, 2010
The Wildest Dream is an often gripping account of the men who dare to climb toward heaven, and sometimes pay the ultimate price.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 27, 2010
In tandem with this bang-up adventure runs Mallory's fascinating life story.
August 27, 2010
Anker's story is remarkable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 13, 2010
It's all a bit hokey, though the mountaineering footage is often spectacular.
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 13, 2010
The film skillfully mixes exposition, including Mallory and his wife Ruth's letters read aloud, re-creations, interviews, amazing archival footage and still images of stunning nature photography.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
August 13, 2010
What really brings the past alive in The Wildest Dream is those glorious voices.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 12, 2010
Screenwriter Mark Halliley has caught Mallory's passionate obsession and Geffen and his camera team have captured the majesty of the mountain.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 6, 2010
Geffen captures stunning images of the mountain as he follows Anker and Houlding in Mallory's footsteps.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
August 6, 2010
You may not believe it's possible to bore people to death with a film about risking your life, but The Wildest Dream comes shockingly close.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
August 6, 2010
The movie excels not in the plentiful shots of Everest's majesty, but in its nuanced depiction of Mallory through interviews, archival footage and letters.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 6, 2010
It's about a love triangle -- unusual because the home-wrecking third party is the largest mountain in the world.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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