Everest (2015)

Man against Mother Nature.

Overall A-

Things go badly for a group of climbers when a snowstorm hits them while scaling Mt. Everest. This movie is based on the true story of the May 10, 1996 summit attempt.

Release date September 18, 2015

Violence B-
Sexual Content A
Profanity B-
Substance Use C

Why is Everest (2015) rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Everest (2015) PG-13 for intense peril and disturbing images

Run Time: 150 minutes

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Everest (2015)
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Everest (2015) rated PG-13? Everest (2015) is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense peril and disturbing images

Frostbit injuries are graphically shown, along with the healed stumps. Characters transverse treacherous territory and attempt to scale tall peeks—they are in peril of falling and have to endure severe weather conditions. Altitude sickness is discussed, and some characters show symptoms of it (including snow blindness and vomiting blood). Memorials are seen for climbers who have died. Frozen corpses are shown. Characters fall off cliffs ore ladder bridges. Characters fall and knock down other climbers, Avalanches occur causing danger and injury. Characters suffer from hypothermia, and some freeze to death. Characters get lost in a blizzard. Characters risk their own lives to save others. Some characters are left behind because the safety of the rescuers is put first. A helicopter flies in thin atmosphere and is in danger of crashing.

Sexual Content:
A married couple kisses. Various people embrace. A shirtless man is shown sunbathing. A character is pregnant and an ultrasound of the baby is shown.

A term of deity is used as an expletive. A couple of sexual slang terms are used.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
Characters pack and ship alcohol for their expedition. Characters are frequently shown drinking, sometimes to excess. Medical oxygen is used. Characters take medicine, and one injects himself with a hypodermic needle.

Monks and climbers participate in religious ceremonies and pray.

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Everest (2015)
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Accident Trauma.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Mature Theme.
Ontario PG
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Everest (2015) is directed by Baltasar Kormákur and stars Jason Clarke, Keira Knightley, Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Everest (2015) movie is January 19, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Everest
Release Date: 19 January 2016
Everest releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy or Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following extras:
- RACE TO THE SUMMIT: THE MAKING OF EVEREST – The trials and tribulations of cast and crew as they journey to the foothills of Everest and beyond, battling the elements and forming deep bonds along the way.
- ASPIRING TO AUTHENTICITY: THE REAL STORY – Recollections of the tragic events of May 10, 1996, from those who were there, as the cast and filmmakers discuss bringing this harrowing tale to life with authenticity and respect.
- LEARNING TO CLIMB: THE ACTOR’S JOURNEY – Cast members and the two film consultants who helped them prepare for the shoot discuss getting ready for the arduous production.
- A MOUNTAIN OF WORK: RECREATING EVEREST – Bringing Everest to life required the filmmakers to recreate the mountain through state-of-the-art studio work and visual effects. The teams involved talk about how they made the seemingly impossible possible.

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A documentary has also been made about this mountain: Everest.

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