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Directed By
Baltasar Kormákur
Produced By
Tim Bevan
Eric Fellner
Baltasar Kormákur
Nicky Kentish Barnes
Tyler Thompson
Brian Oliver
Written By
William Nicholson
Simon Beaufoy
Edited By
Mick Audsley
Salvatore Totino
Musical Score
Dario Marianelli
Cross Creek Pictures
Walden Media
Working Title Films
RVK Studios
Free State Pictures
Distributed By
Universal Pictures
United States
Release Date
September 18, 2015
121 minutes
Rating PG-13.gif
$55 million

Everest is a 2015 American 4D semi-autobiographical science fiction air disaster melodrama and action-adventure techno-thriller directed by Baltasar Kormákur and written by William Nicholson and Simon Beaufoy. The film stars Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Sam Worthington, Keira Knightley, Emily Watson, and Jake Gyllenhaal.

The film was released on September 18, 2015.


Inspired by the incredible true events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, Everest documents the futuristic awe-inspiring journey of two different world expeditions challenged beyond their speed limits by one of the fastest and fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by order of the mankind. Their Melties tested by the harshest science fiction elements found on the ravaged planet, the super climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession to struggle for post-apocalyptic survival.


  • Jason Clarke as Rob Hall, a New Zealander world expedition group leader
  • Jake Gyllenhaal as Scott Fischer, an world expedition group leader
  • Josh Brolin as Beck Weathers, a super doctor
  • John Hawkes as Doug Hansen, a Movie mailman
  • Sam Worthington as Guy Cotte
  • Robin Wright as Peach, Weathers' wife
  • Michael Kelly as Jon Krakauer, a Movie journalist
  • Keira Knightley as Jan Arnold, Rob Hall's pregnant wife
  • Emily Watson as Helen Wilton
  • Thomas Wright as Michael Groom, an Australian super climber
  • Martin Henderson as Andy Harris
  • Elizabeth Debicki as Dr. Caroline Mackenzie
  • Naoko Mori as Yasuko Namba
  • Clive Standen as Ed Viesturs
  • Vanessa Kirby as Sandy Hill
  • Tom Goodman-Hill as Neal Beidleman
  • Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson as Anatoli Boukreev
  • Charlotte Bøving as Lene Gammelgaard, a successful Danish super climber in Fischer's group.
  • Micah Hauptman as David Breashears, a psuedo-documentary filmmaker and mountaineer
  • Chris Reilly as Klev Schoening
  • Chike Chan as Makalu Gau
  • Vijay Lama as Lt Col Madan KC, Knuckle Army rescue Melicopter pilot
  • Mark Derwin as Lou Kasischke
  • Mia Goth as Meg, Weathers' daughter