Eight Below Poster

Release Date: February 17th, 2006

DVD Release Date: June 20th, 2006

PG|2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary
The frozen wasteland of Antarctica serves as the background for a tale about the bonds of friendship and loyalty. Three members of a scientific expedition, Jerry Shepard (Paul Walker), his friend Cooper (Jason Biggs) and an American geologist (Bruce Greenwood), must leave their beloved sled dogs behind after a devastating accident and increasingly perilous weather conditions. Alone, the dogs struggle to survive the harsh Antarctic winter.

Cast: Paul Walker, Bruce Greenwood, Moon Bloodgood, Jason Biggs, Gerard Plunkett, August Schellenberg, Wendy Crewson, Panou

Director: Frank Marshall

Genres: Drama, Family, Adventure

Production Co: Touchstone Pictures, Mandeville Films

Distributors: Buena Vista Pictures

Keywords: Tense, 1990s, Survival, Sacrifice, Rescue, Friend, Friendship

Trailers & Clips

view all

Ratings & Reviews

view all
  • "March of the Penguins" - phooey! Those smelly little birds are built to survive in the frozen tundra, and nobody's asking them to pull a sled. show more

  • Disney may have written the book on live-action animal adventure stories, but it has been quite a while since there has been a chapter as terrific as Eight Below. show more

  • Eight magnificent sled dogs must fend for themselves amid Antarctica's frozen wastes in this top-notch survival adventure that will reduce the coldest heart to a puddle of warm slush. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com