At the invitation to participate in this dangerous expedition Peter refuses. His sister Annie contrary, dedicates his life to his favorite occupation. These two instances of altruism contrive to enclose umpteen misadventures. Needless to say, there's some bad blood between the two. There is an increasing impatience that creeps in while watching Vertical Limit. Storyline: A high-adrenaline tale of young climber Peter Garrett, who must launch a treacherous and extraordinary rescue effort up K2, the world's second highest peak.
Through the grim happenings, one is occasionally jolted by cheeky dialogues like 'I'm trying to kiss my ass goodbye'. He is passable and so is the rest of the cast. He persuades his son Peter Garrett cut the rope on which hung. In the last sequence, the brother is pulling out the sister from a pit where she has been stuck and along with her are two other guys. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving elements.
So remember that the edge-of-the-seat isn't always very comfortable, especially if the fare is as cold pun unintended as this. But, as Annie lays injured in an icy cavern, the rescuers face several terrifying events that could end the rescue attempt -- and their lives. Any trademarks are the properties of their respective owners. Also needless to say is that everyone except the siblings, Annie and Peter, and Peter's love interest, either fall to their death or are blown away. Again the weight's a lot and one of the guys just snaps the rope and the two fall to their death.
To survive the children, the father has to sacrifice himself. . He's not turning back, and takes the team into the storm. Some way down the path, the team gets news of an approaching storm and is asked to turn back. And it ends up in a chasm - not too deep, though.
A lapse of concentration and they all go for a free fall and now they are hanging on by the skin of, not their teeth, but some instrument. The father reckons it's too much weight and makes his son cut off the rope and falls to his death. A climber must rescue his sister on top of K2, one of the world's biggest mountains. Confronting both his own limitations and the awesome power of nature's uncontrollable elements, Peter risks his life to save his sister, Annie, and her summit team in a race against time. Edge-of-the-seat stuff is what we expect to get from Vertical Limit, but edge-of-the-seat was never so bugging and boring.
You may not copy, distribute, or use this material except as necessary for your personal, non-commercial use. The family, consisting of father, son and daughter are on a tether and now they need to take a very make a hard decision for all. Roshan Seth makes a guest appearance as a Pakistani Colonel. Seeing that the weather is changing and staёt dangerous for climbers, it warns them on the radio, but Vaughn does not allow them to return to base. Chris 'O Donnell doesn't quite exhibit the energy levels he once did in Batman Forever. You see what you expected to see, but it's still a let down.
From the arid rocks to the snow capped mountains, there's little by way of cheery stuff that comes our way. It's a strange paradox, isn't it? Annie is a part of the team that's going to climb up K2, the highest point on earth. Three more are on the balance of the death. Not very heartening news for Elliot Vaughn Bill Paxton , whose last such attempt was a botched one. A new expedition organized by wealthy Elliot Vaughn, which includes and Anne. Some years after the first incident, the brother Peter Garrett 'O Donnell is a photographer with National Geographic having given up climbing after the above incident, and the sister Annie Robin Tunney is an ace climber.
The textual, graphic, audio and audiovisual material in this site is protected by copyright law. The team is trapped in an icy grave at 26,000 feet - a death zone above the vertical limit of endurance where the human body cannot survive for long. Year: 2001 Genre: Struggle, Thriller, Adventures Director: Martin Campbell Actors: Chris O'Donnell, Bill Paxton, Robin Tunney, Scott Glenn, Izabella Scorupco, Temuera Morrison, Stuart Wilson Description There is the death of two climbers when climbing on a cliff. Consider this: the opening sequence shows a trio - father, son and daughter - scaling a cliff and testing each other in trivia. Following the tragic events, Peter goes into the mountains only as a photojournalist, renouncing entirely from mountaineering. Genre Action, Adventure, Thriller Imdb Rating 5. Fate brings them back in the conquest of the mountain K-2, known for its rigor and nepokorimostyu climbers.