Vertical Limit received mixed reviews from critics, as the film holds a 48% rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 110 reviews, with an average rating of 5.2/10.
What is the film Vertical Limit about?
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.
Is Vertical Limit true?
Although the filmmakers take pains to point out that their story is fictitious, “Vertical Limit’ contains some striking connections to the incidents on Everest and may be the closest moviegoers will get to seeing the dangers and emotions of that calamitous climb.
Is climbing in cliffhanger realistic?
The initial reaction of climbers to “Cliffhanger” is that many of the mountain scenes are impressively real even though the context of the climbing action–a wild battle with international money thieves–is absurd.
Where did they shoot cliffhanger?
While the film was set in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains in the United States, little filming actually took place there. The majority of the movie was shot in Cortina d’Ampezzo in the Dolomite Mountains!
Can kids watch Vertical Limit?
Parents need to know that this movie has many frightening and emotionally disturbing scenes.
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