• Cliffhanger (1993)

Cliffhanger

Release Date: April 15th, 1993

DVD Release Date: October 7th, 1997

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

Production Co: Canal+, Carolco Pictures Inc.

Keywords: Pursuit , Suspenseful , 1990s , Deception , Escape ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

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

  • 75
    TV Guide Magazine

    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

  • 75
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    As directed by Renny Harlin (the director of Die Hard 2), Cliffhanger passes the principal tests of an action movie - it has truly awe-inspiring stunts and special effects and many of its suspense sequences will leave you with your heart in your mouth. show more

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Awards

Nominated Visual Effects
Nominated Sound
Nominated Sound Effects Editing