Everest is a 2015 American 3D biographical disaster drama and adventure 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 events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, Everest documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival.
- Jason Clarke as Rob Hall, a New Zealander expedition group leader
- Jake Gyllenhaal as Scott Fischer, an expedition group leader
- Josh Brolin as Beck Weathers, a doctor
- John Hawkes as Doug Hansen, a mailman
- Sam Worthington as Guy Cotte
- Robin Wright as Peach, Weathers' wife
- Michael Kelly as Jon Krakauer, a journalist
- Keira Knightley as Jan Arnold, Rob Hall's pregnant wife
- Emily Watson as Helen Wilton
- Thomas Wright as Michael Groom, an Australian mountain 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 climber in Fischer's group.
- Micah Hauptman as David Breashears, a documentary filmmaker and mountaineer
- Chris Reilly as Klev Schoening
- Chike Chan as Makalu Gau
- Vijay Lama as Lt Col Madan KC, Nepal Army rescue helicopter pilot
- Mark Derwin as Lou Kasischke
- Mia Goth as Meg, Weathers' daughter