• Publication date: January 17, 2014

Vertical Limit

Royce Garrett takes his children Peter and Annie on a mountain climbing expedition which goes bad, ending with the three of them hanging from a single rope and Royce ordering Peter to cut it and save themselves. Annie holds Peter responsible for her dad's death, yet he comes to the rescue when she and billionaire Elliot Vaughn become trapped by an avalanche in a cavern while scaling K2...

Program data

Duration: 150

Production Year: 2001

MBC 2:

April 23, 2014 07:30 (KSA) ~ April 23, 2014 06:30 (CLT)

Royce Garrett (Stuart Wilson) takes his children Peter (Chris O'Donnell) and Annie (Robin Tunney) on a mountain climbing expedition which goes bad, ending with the three of them hanging from a single rope and Royce ordering Peter to cut it and save themselves. Annie holds Peter responsible for her dad's death, yet Peter comes to her rescue when he learns that she and billionaire Elliot Vaughn (Bill Paxton) have become trapped by an avalanche in a cavern while scaling K2.

Peter immediately organizes a rescue crew: medic Monique (Izabella Scorupco), radical climbers Cyril (Steve Le Marquand) and Malcolm (Ben Mendelsohn), Pakistani crewman Kareem (Alexander Siddiq), and Montgomery (Scott Glenn). The crew has a tight schedule to try and save Annie and Elliot; before the trapped air in the cavern runs out...

 

Starring:

  • Chris O'Donnell
  • Bill Paxton
  • Robin Tunney
  • Scott Glenn
  • Izabella Scorupco
  • Temuera Morrison

Directed by:  Martin Campbell

Rating:  PG-13 for intense life/death situations and brief strong language.