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R| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
Outdoor thriller in which a former mountain rescuer is pitted against a group of criminals who have lost their $100 million stash during a plane crash in the Rocky Mountains. After being persuaded to help rescue a group of stranded hikers, he discovers that they are in fact a gang of violent robbers who need help to locate their missing loot.

Cast: Sylvester Stallone , John Lithgow , Michael Rooker , Janine Turner , Rex Linn , Caroline Goodall , Leon , Paul Winfield

Director: Renny Harlin

Genres: Action

Distributor: TriStar Pictures

Cliffhanger (1993)

Release Date: April 15th, 1993|1 hr. 52 min.

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  • After a tense, terrific, stomach-turning opening that may have moviegoing acrophobes recalling Vertigo, the film soon becomes the latest screen variation on cat-and-Mighty Mouse. [28May1993 Pg.04.D] show more

  • Movies like this are machines for involving us and thrilling us. Cliffhanger is a fairly good machine. show more

  • Cliffhanger offers us breathtaking mountain scenery, some occasionally gripping action sequences, and a lot of gags--mostly unintentional and mostly courtesy of Sylvester Stallone. show more

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