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Here's a list of five most famous movies about climbing, mountains, mountaineering, mountain adventures, extreme sports and natural extreme situations. Perhaps, you've already seen them — or you might never have heard about any. Enjoy!
A botched mid-air heist results with suitcases full of cash being searched by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.
The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the West face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.
Based on a true story. North Face is a suspenseful adventure film about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps. Set in 1936, as Nazi propaganda urges the nation's Alpinists to conquer the unclimbed north face of the Swiss massif — the Eiger — two reluctant German climbers begin their daring ascent.
Drama about the tragic Nanga Parbat expedition by the two Messner brothers in 1970, on which Reinhold Messner's younger brother Günther died.
The story of New Zealand's Robert "Rob" Edwin Hall, who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer, teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.