Everest: Based On the Incredible True Story

Director: Baltasar Kormakur

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Elizabeth Debicki, Keira Knightley

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller 

Trama: The film is based on the real events of the 1996 Mount Everest disaster, when on May 10-11 that year, eight people died attempting to scale the summit, as described in several survivor accounts—these include Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by writer Jon Krakauer of Into the Wild-fame; and The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest by guide Anatoli Boukreev.