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The Mountain Between Us (2017)


The Mountain Between Us is a 2017 American survival drama film directed by , based on the novel of the same name by Charles Martin. The story follows two strangers, Ben and Alex, who are stranded in the High Uintas Wilderness after their plane crashes. With little hope of rescue, the two must rely on each other to survive the harsh conditions and make their way back to civilization. Along the way, they confront their own fears and weaknesses, and begin to develop a bond that transcends their circumstances.


The Mountain Between Us is a gripping and emotionally charged survival story that explores themes of resilience, love, and human connection. The film's direction is masterful, with skillfully capturing the vast and unforgiving landscape of the wilderness. The performances are excellent, with and delivering nuanced and compelling portrayals of two people pushed to their limits. The film is a testament to the power of the human spirit and the importance of human connection in times of crisis.


The Mountain Between Us did not receive any major awards or nominations, but it was generally well-received by critics and audiences. The film's strengths lie in its tense and compelling survival narrative, as well as its strong performances from its leads. While it may not be a groundbreaking or revolutionary film, The Mountain Between Us is a solid and engaging drama that is sure to resonate with fans of the genre.

Overall, The Mountain Between Us is a harrowing and inspiring story of survival and human connection, featuring excellent performances and stunning cinematography. While it may not be a perfect film, it is certainly worth a watch for those looking for a gripping and emotionally resonant survival drama.

Directed by
Produced by Peter Chernin Dylan Clark David Ready Jenno Topping
Screenplay by Chris Weitz J. Mills Goodloe
Based on The Mountain Between Us
by Charles Martin
Starring , ,
Music by Ramin Djawadi
Cinematography Mandy Walker
Edited by Lee Percy
Chernin Entertainment Fox 2000 Pictures
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date September 9, 2017 (TIFF) October 6, 2017 (United States)
Running time 112 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $35 million
Box office $62.8 million

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