Tagline: Hold your breath
When a climbing accident kills the father of Peter, Chris O’Donnel and Annie, Robin Tunney, Garrett, the two become estranged. They cross paths three years later, and Peter soon finds out Annie's team is stranded up the mountain at 26,000 feet, a death zone above the "vertical limit" of endurance at the K2 zone of the Himalayas. A rescue ensues. The fact that Peter and Annie are siblings give the action flick a new twist. Producers said that making Peter and Annie brother and sister rather than lovers is a refreshing turn, saving us from seeing anyone make out on the mountain to keep from freezing to death.
This Action/Adventure/Drama/Thriller is rated PG-13 for intense life/death situations and brief strong language
Aside from O’Donnell and Tunney, the film stars, Scott Glenn as Montgomery Wick, Bill Paxton as Elliot Vaughn and Izabella Scorupco as Monique.
The movie was Directed and Produced by Martin Campbell, Written by Robert King and released by Sony.
The film features an Original Movie Score by James Newton Howard.
The film pushed up two spots this week, making $6,000,000 in its 4th week out. In total, this surprise hit made $49,700,000 so far.
It’s running time is 2 hours and 6 minutes.
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