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      Into Thin Air: Death on Everest

      TV-PG 1997 1h 37m Drama List
      Reviews 38% Audience Score 1,000+ Ratings Climbers (Peter Horton, Nat Parker, Christopher McDonald) scale Mount Everest in 1996, but a blizzard kills several in the expedition. Read More Read Less Watch on Prime Video Stream Now

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      Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: 3/5 Oct 13, 2005 Full Review Philip Martin Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Rated: 2/5 Jul 30, 2002 Full Review Brian Webster Apollo Guide An effective and disturbing film. Rated: 78/100 Jan 1, 2000 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Thomas H It was not a bad movie and certainly stuck to the story, however I thought it was kind of flawed .. would have been better to focus on a smaller set of the characters (it was all these 35-year-old guys with two-week beards and bright insulated jackets, a few were distinguishable, plus the two ladies) .. timeline of the movie did not align with the timeline of the climb real well .. soundtrack was kind of overblown. It did make me feel like it was cold up there. Not the worst way to kill 100 minutes. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 03/06/24 Full Review karen m Not that it hasn't been said before, but Wow, does this suck. I just finished re-reading Jon Krakauer's book, this portrayal really bears no resemblance to the facts. In addition, it's sexist, racist, confusing, and the soundtrack reminds me of The Poseidon Adventure. Frankly, inserting Shelley Winters and Ernest Borgnine into it might have been an improvement. Everest (2015) is still flawed but certainly does a better job than this dog. Rated 1 out of 5 stars 01/02/21 Full Review Audience Member I feel this movie is somewhat racism. It portrays Asian characters as morons including Yasuko Namba where she appears very coward and seems to unable to control her emotion in the movie. The fact is Namba was one of very few women on this planet who ever completed the Seven Summits, even until now, which proves she was very experienced and skillful. The movie portrays her very childish and seems inexperienced. Besides from Namba, it also portrays other Taiwanese climbers as idiots who wear slippery socks and walk on icy surface and end up with death (it would be really idiot of the film maker to write such script for experienced climbers). The movie seems to pick on Asian people which somewhat looks racism, especially to Namba. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 02/01/23 Full Review Audience Member Tells the basic story of Krakauer's book but fails to bring anything else to the table. The music is terrible and the acting isn't much better, much of it bordering on overwrought cheesiness. The running narration contains foreshadowing that is not even the slightest bit subtle. It's fun to see character actors Richard Jenkins and Jeff Perry pop up in small roles, but otherwise this is not very good; you'd be better off waiting to see Everest. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 01/15/23 Full Review Audience Member Absolute dumpster fire of an absolutely incredible novel. The acting was awful, and the writing/directing even worse. Rated 1 out of 5 stars 01/16/23 Full Review Audience Member One of the worst movies i've seen- Completely ruined the book.. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 02/22/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Climbers (Peter Horton, Nat Parker, Christopher McDonald) scale Mount Everest in 1996, but a blizzard kills several in the expedition.
      Director
      Robert Markowitz
      Producer
      Hans Proppe, Rosalie Muskatt
      Screenwriter
      Robert J. Avrech
      Production Co
      Stillking Films, Columbia TriStar Television Productions (UK) Ltd., Sofronski Productions, Columbia TriStar Television
      Rating
      TV-PG
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Mar 30, 2021
      Runtime
      1h 37m
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