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After a ranger (Sylvester Stallone) fails to rescue his partner's girlfriend from a tragic death in the Rocky Mountains, he leaves the rescue team to wrestle with his guilt. When he returns to reconcile his relationship with his own girlfriend, also a rescue ranger, he is drawn into one last mission. This time, the victims they are rescuing turn out to be deadly criminals who are hauling away a large amount of cash. Directed by Renny Harlin (DIE HARD 2) and also starring John Lithgow (as the villain) and Michael Rooker. Three Academy Award Nominations including Best Visual Effects.
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CastBruce McGill
DirectorRenny Harlin
Release Date:  1993
MPAA Rating:  R
DVD Release Date:  Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (June 13, 2000)
Runtime:  1hr 53min
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review by . April 16, 2000
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Pros: low on the pro scale     Cons: not very believable     Since my foray into mountaineering with Into Thin Air, Everest, and Facing the Extreme I find this movie a personal affront. Not that you would ever find me on a mountain, but what they are trying to feed you is just to unbelievable.      The movie stars (?) Sylvester Stallone and Janine Turner (always a good look) as the good guys and John Lithgow as the bad guy (I'm beginning …
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