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Cliffhanger (28-May-1993)

Director: Renny Harlin

Writers: Michael France; John Long; Sylvester Stallone

Music Composed by: Trevor Jones

Producers: Alan Marshall; Renny Harlin

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Heist, Mountain Climbing, Explosions

Gabe Walker receives an distress call from hikers on a mountain peak, who are in reality thieves who have heisted $100M in U.S. Treasury cash. One of Stallone's better action/thrillers, it is Die Hard (1988) on a mountain. Great opening sequence. Received Oscar nominations for Best Sound, Best Visual Effects, and Best Sound Effects Editing.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Don S. Davis
4-Aug-1942 29-Jun-2008 Lt. Gen. Hammond on Stargate SG-1
John Finn
30-Sep-1952   John Stillman on Cold Case
Zach Grenier
12-Feb-1954   Fight Club
Rex Linn
13-Nov-1956   Det. Frank Tripp on CSI: Miami
John Lithgow
19-Oct-1945   Third Rock From The Sun
Bruce McGill
11-Jul-1950   Character actor, Animal House
Max Perlich
28-Mar-1968   Brodie on Homicide
Leon Robinson
8-Mar-1962   Cool Runnings
Michael Rooker
6-Apr-1955   Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
Vyto Ruginis
1956   Character actor
Sylvester Stallone
6-Jul-1946   Rocky, Rambo
Janine Turner
6-Dec-1962   Maggie on Northern Exposure
Ralph Waite
22-Jun-1928 13-Feb-2014 John Walton, Sr. on The Waltons
Paul Winfield
22-May-1941 7-Mar-2004 Jim in the 1974 Huckleberry Finn


Sylvester Stallone   ...   Gabe Walker
John Lithgow   ...   Qualen
Michael Rooker   ...   Hal Tucker
Janine Turner   ...   Jessie Deighan
Rex Linn   ...   Travers
Caroline Goodall   ...   Kristel
Leon Robinson   ...   Kynette
Craig Fairbrass   ...   Delmar
Gregory Scott Cummins   ...   Ryan
Denis Forest   ...   Heldon
Michelle Joyner   ...   Sarah
Max Perlich   ...   Evan
Special Appearance by
Paul Winfield   ...   Walter Wright
Ralph Waite   ...   Frank
Trey Brownell   ...   Brett
Zach Grenier   ...   Davis
Vyto Ruginis   ...   Matheson
Don S. Davis   ...   Stuart
Derek Hoxby   ...   Agent Hayes
John Finn   ...   Agent Michaels
Bruce McGill   ...   Treasury Agent
Rosemary Dunsmore   ...   Treasury Secretary
Kim Robillard   ...   Treasury Jet Pilot
Jeff McCarthy   ...   Pilot
Mike Weis   ...   Co-Pilot
Duncan Prentice   ...   Treasury Helicopter Pilot
Kevin Donald   ...   Ray
Jeff Blynn   ...   Marvin
Thor   ...   Thor


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