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Release Date: December 8th, 2000

DVD Release Date: May 22nd, 2001

PG-13|2 hr 6 min

Plot Summary
Feeling responsible for his father's death, which occurred during a climbing expedition, Peter Garrett (Chris O'Donnell) has quit the pursuit in favor of photography, while his sister, Annie (Robin Tunney), has become a top climber. After Annie is hired by wealthy businessman Elliot Vaughn (Bill Paxton) to lead a trek, inclement weather causes the crew to become trapped. Facing his fears, Peter assembles a rescue team, including experienced climber Montgomery Wick (Scott Glenn), to save them.

Cast: Chris O'Donnell, Bill Paxton, Robin Tunney, Scott Glenn, Izabella Scorupco, Temuera Morrison, Stuart Wilson, Nicholas Lea

Director: Martin Campbell

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Columbia Pictures, Global Entertainment Productions, Mountain High Productions

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment, Columbia Pictures, Columbia TriStar Home Video

Keywords: Tense, Family, Rescue, 1990s, Passionate

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Awards

Nominated Achievement in Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)