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

The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest Reviews

November 24, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 7, 2011
An unabashedly romanticized docudrama.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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 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
August 6, 2010
Though Anker's personal story turns out to be of considerable interest, it is Mallory's that is the most compelling and stays with us longest.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 6, 2010
There's plenty of suspense in The Wildest Dream, along with some breathtaking photography...
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 5, 2010
Takes audiences on an awe-inspiring, nail-biting climb toward the world's highest peak, Mount Everest.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 5, 2010
A study in gilding the lily, and talking down to an audience that shouldn't need this much overstatement.
Read More | Original Score: C
August 4, 2010
There's inherent drama in watching a person amble up a mountain, but it's an act of bad faith to oversell a stunt.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
August 3, 2010
Everest looks suitably majestic in this IMAX documentary, though five different expeditions on the peak are awkwardly cobbled into one dubious narrative.