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Clint Eastwood directs and stars in this international intrigue action thriller that takes place on the Swiss Alps. Hemlock, a retired professional assassin (Eastwood), who has turned toward the calmer pursuit of art collecting, is suddenly forced out of retirement to hunt a deadly double agent who murdered a close friend. The hunt takes Eastwood on a breathtaking journey up the Swiss Alps with a team of mountain climbers, one of whom is the man he seeks, though his identity is as yet unknown. The top-notch action film, based on the novel by Trevanian, features some of the most exciting mountain climbing sequences ever filmed.
With breathtaking scenery and some of the most awe-inspiring climbing sequences ever captured on film, K2 takes you to the edge of the world - and into the face of sheer adventure. Despite being complete opposites, Taylor (Michael Biehn) and Harold (Matt Craven) are firm friends who share an intense passion for mountain climbing. But when they jump at the chance for the ultimate adventure - scaling K2, the second highest mountain on Earth - Taylor and Harold find themselves battling for their lives. Known for being one of the deadliest climbs in the world, the duo must hold on for dear life as they try to beat the odds and conquer the summit. . . before it conquers them.
Based on a true story, here is the thrilling, critically acclaimed account of Rudi Matt (James MacArthur), a young kitchen worker who is determined to conquer the Citadel -- the jagged, snowcapped peak that claimed his father's life. Encouraged by both a famed English climber (Michael Rennie) and the youth's devoted girlfriend (Janet Munro), Rudi goes through a grueling training period before he is ready to face the incredible dangers of the killer mountain. Shot on location in Zermatt, Switzerland, and featuring spectacular scenery and an outstanding cast, THIRD MAN ON THE MOUNTAIN is one of the finest adventure films of all time!
The incredible true story of Olympic legend Jesse Owens is vividly brought to life in Race. In his epic quest to be the greatest athlete in history, Owens (Stephan James, Selma) chooses to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, where he must overcome not only elite competition, but also the brutal racial climate of Adolf Hitler's Germany. Also starring Jason Sudekis (We're the Millers) and Academy Award winners Jeremy Irons and William Hurt, Race is a film about courage, determination, tolerance, friendship and trust that critics are calling "Movie magic!" (Brian Truitt, USA TODAY). - 2016 Focus Features. All Rights Reserved.
This rugged adventure takes sibling rivalry to new heights when a luxury airliner crashes into the side of a mountain. Young, brash Robert Wagner, in one of his earlier roles, is determined to climb the treacherous peak in an effort to plunder the craft. Spencer Tracy, as his soft-spoken superstitious and sensitive older brother, is horrified by his brother's quest. Yet, he also knows that without his help his brother will not survive the climb. Filmed on location in the French Alps, this breathtaking feature boasts terrific performances from both Tracy and Wagner.