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The Mountain Between Us (2017)

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Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

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Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing one another to endure and discovering strength they never knew possible. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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What if your life depended on a stranger?


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Rated PG-13 for a scene of sexuality, peril, injury images, and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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6 October 2017 (USA)  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,551,336, 8 October 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$30,214,027, 11 December 2017
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2.35 : 1
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Rosamund Pike replaced Margot Robbie as Ashley Knox but eventually dropped out for unknown reasons. See more »

Goofs

When the pilot suffers a stroke, Alex [Kate Winslet] is behind the pilot on the left side of the plane and Ben [Idris Elba] is on the right side behind the co-pilot seat. They both face the rear of the plane and brace for impact as the plane crashes. When they wake up after the crash they have switched sides: Ben is on the left side and Alex is on the right. See more »

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Ben Bass: Alex, can you look at me. You really hurt your leg. Your phone is smashed, my phone has no signal and we're pretty high up on the mountain. We need to get help.
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Dusk Till Dawn
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Thank goodness there was a dog in the movie!
23 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

This movie could have been a very good movie if the director wasn't trying to make a social statement with the film and if the lead actors had some actual chemistry between them.

** SPOILER ALERT ** Kate Winslet and Idris Elba could not have cared less about each other and it showed....man did it show. Kate Winslet is usually a good actress, but she was really straining during the love scenes. (Yes they DO it, Hollywood is obsessed with having white women drool over black guys). The love scenes were so unbelievable that the director didn't even show the final one in the film, it went straight to credits.

It is a shame that Hollywood is obsessed with the white woman, black guy narrative, this movie could have been so good without that narrative being shoved down the viewers throats the whole film.

Plus, the plot had the actors "concerned" about dying on the mountain numerous times but I NEVER had a belief that they were going to die. It was just not believable and a waste of drama.

Which brings me to "drama". There were many scenes that were supposed to be dramatic....and they too did not work.

Which brings me to the end of the film. Watching these 2-actors pretend to be in love was so painful....they simply could not pull it off. Not good.

I gave the film 4-stars, because of the beautiful scenery and the wonderful Labrador Retriever. The dog was the best part of the whole movie.


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