Cliffhanger


1h 52m 1993

Brief Synopsis

Gabe Walker is the leader of a mountain rescue team who loses his nerve after witnessing an amateur climber fall to her death. When a group of ingenious fugitives survive a plane crash, and take his ex-girlfriend and his former climbing partner hostage, Walker must overcome his fears and climb the mountain to take on the well-armed gang.

Film Details

Also Known As
traque au sommet
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Action
Adventure
Crime
Nature
Thriller
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Bob Jellen; John A Hamby; Shel Bachrach
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures
Location
Cinecitta Studios, Rome, Italy; Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy; Durango, Colorado, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Synopsis

Gabe Walker is the leader of a mountain rescue team who loses his nerve after witnessing an amateur climber fall to her death. When a group of ingenious fugitives survive a plane crash, and take his ex-girlfriend and his former climbing partner hostage, Walker must overcome his fears and climb the mountain to take on the well-armed gang.

Crew

Daniel Acon

Special Effects

Renato Agostini

Special Effects

Victor Alfieri

Electrician

Sergio Allegri

Special Effects

Robin Allen-paris

Assistant

Palmiro Aloi

Carpenter

Dawne Alstrom

Production Coordinator

Elio Altamura

Property Master

Joe Alter

Cgi Artist

Cecilia Alvarenga

Assistant Production Coordinator

Sandro Alvera

Other

David Ambrosi

Transportation Captain

Brad Anderson

Costumes

Damian Anderson

Production Assistant

Stanley Andrews

Other

Fausto Anselmi

Driver

Giovanni Antonini

Driver

Alberto Arpinelli

Other

Lawrence Ashmore

Music Arranger

James Ashwill

Foley Mixer

Jeff Atmajian

Music Arranger

Carlo Avvisato

Props

Shel Bachrach

Production Insurance

Giampaolo Bagala

Grip

Wayne Baker

Photography

Wayne Baker

Camera

Enrico Ballarin

Location Manager

Kim Balser

Assistant

Maria Teresa Barbasso

Other

Francesco Barbieri

Production Assistant

Alessandro Bargigli

Driver

Johnny Barron

Gaffer

Albert Bartoli

Special Effects

Todd Bassman

Boom Operator

Robert Batha

Assistant Sound Editor

Allison Bauer

Casting Associate

Gregg Baxter

Sound Designer

Angela Beale

Costumes

Perry Beckham

Other

Bob Beemer

Rerecording

Dickey Beer

Stunts

Walter Beiske

Driver

Jennifer C. Bell

Effects Coordinator

Paolo Bellodis

Other

Romano Bellucci

Carpenter

Lon Bender

Audio

Suzanne Berger

Graphics

Massimo Bertucci

Electrician

Giovanni Bianchini

Propman

Marco Bianco

Other

Gianluca Biletta

Medic

Burtis Bills

Audio

Robert Binnall

Camera Assistant

Maurizio Bizzarri

Art Assistant

Allen Blaisdell

Other

Barry Blanchard

Other

Craig Bloor

Camera

Brent Boates

Art Director

Milena Bono

Other

Peter Boor

Pilot

Claude Bouchard

Other

Mike Boudry

Adr

Stewart Bradley

Other

Patrick Bramucci

Gaffer

David Breashears

Camera Operator

Derek G Brechin

Assistant Editor

Francesco Brescini

Electrician

Jim Bridwell

Other

John Bruno

Visual Effects Supervisor

Benedetto Bugliosi

Carpenter

Luigi Buldrini

Driver

Patrick Bunce

Photography

Doug Burdinski

Unit Production Manager

Bill Burnette

Other

Richard Burton

Assistant Camera Operator

Andre Bustanoby

Other

Kevin Cahill

Caterer

Kevin Cahill

Other

Aurelio Calcaterra

Carpenter

Howell Caldwell

Assistant Director

Eddy Calza

Driver

Mario Campagna

Driver

Savero Cannone

Driver

Gianni Caracci

Medic

Massimo Cardajoli

Assistant Property Master

Massimo Cardajoli

Special Effects

Dan Carlin

Music Editor

Marco Carosi

Video Playback

John Carpenter

Other

Battista Carrarini

Other

Claude Carrere

Location Manager

Giuseppe Carrozza

Swing Gang

Dominico Castone

Pilot

Casey Cavanaugh

Special Effects

Larry Cavanaugh

Special Effects Coordinator

Massimo Cecchini

Electrician

Albert Cho

Assistant Director

Daniel Chuba

Visual Effects

Giancarlo Cirulli

Driver

Danielle Citro

Other

Kevin Clark

Other

Tom Clode

Other

Aldo Colanzi

Key Grip

Bruno Colanzi

Grip

Marcello Cominetti

Other

Gary Compton

Security

Giovanni Conte

Production

Giorgio Conti

Assistant Editor

Tim Cooney

Sound Mixer

Andrew Cooper

Photography

Andy Cooper

Special Thanks To

Stuart Copley

Dialogue Editor

Neil Corbould

Special Effects

Vincenzo Corcioni

Driver

Giovanni Corridori

Special Effects Coordinator

Phyllis Courtney

Caterer

Al Cox

Camera Operator

Simon Crane

Stunts

Philip Crescenzo

Technical Supervisor

John Cridlin

Assistant Camera Operator

Tony Cridlin

Dolly Grip

Massimo Cristofanelli

Special Effects

Paul Cross

Graphics

Aurelio Crugnola

Art Director

Giulia Chiara Crugnola

Other

Antonio Cucillo

Driver

Joan Cunningham

Production

Luciano Curti

Other

Paolo D'amico

Other

Arnaldo Dacorte

Driver

Guy Dagul

Music Arranger

Adam Dale

Director Of Photography

Tom Danaher

Aerial Unit

Steve Danton

Assistant Director

Luca Dapoz

Other

Jim Davidson

Associate Producer

Patty Davis

Production Associate

Jeff Dawn

Makeup Supervisor

Robert Dawson

Titles

Mark Deallessandro

Stunt Man

Massimo Dechellis

Electrician

Brad Dechter

Music Arranger

Sam Degreco

Other

Noori Dehnahi

Post-Production Coordinator

Elisabetta Deleonardis

Hair Stylist

Cristiano Delisi

Other

Fabiomassimo Dell'orco

Location Manager

Guido Delorenzo

Special Effects

Natale Deluca

Driver

Katherine Jane Dennis

Script Supervisor

Michael Dennison

Wardrobe Supervisor

Doug Denton

Medic

Terri Depaolo

Assistant

John Desjardin

Graphics

Giorgio Devincenzo

Assistant Editor

Mauro Devito

Driver

Romano Di Chio

Carpenter

Fabio Di Michele

Driver

Franco Di Tivoli

Driver

Roberto Diamanti

Grip

Franco Dibernardino

Carpenter

Mario Dibona

Other

Vinicio Dicapua

Driver

Gaia Bianchi Dilavagna

Production Assistant

Dino Dimuro

Foley Editor

Trento Disaggi

Acknowledgment

Alfredo Disilvestre

Driver

Franco Divincenti

Driver

Antonio Dominici

Assistant Editor

Kevin Donald

Other

Crystal Dowd

Effects Coordinator

Miller Drake

Editor

Ken Dudderar

Other

Antoine Durr

Graphics

Pamela Easley

Visual Effects

Keith Edwards

Other

Mark Eggenweiler

Assistant Editor

Marty Eichman

Key Grip

Hanspeter Eisendle

Other

Kevin Eldridge

Pilot

Antonio Eletti

Driver

Bruce Elliot

Foley Editor

Jeffrey M Ellis

Assistant Director

David Emerson

Other

Debbie Evans

Stunts

Joe Evans

Thanks

Giuseppe Fabrizi

Electrician

Mario Fara

Driver

Laura Fattori

Production Manager

Alan Faucher

Visual Effects

David Fay

Key Grip

Pasqualino Ferralis

Other

John Ferrari

Visual Effects

Ivano Ferrario

Other

Peter Field

Other

Martin Fink

Thanks

Maria Fiorito

Accountant

John Fletcher

Assistant Camera Operator

George Foldi

Projectionist

Sergio Foschini

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
traque au sommet
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Action
Adventure
Crime
Nature
Thriller
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Bob Jellen; John A Hamby; Shel Bachrach
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures
Location
Cinecitta Studios, Rome, Italy; Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy; Durango, Colorado, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Award Nominations

Best Sound

1993

Best Sound Effects Sound Editing

1993

Best Visual Effects

1993

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video November 17, 1993

Released in United States 1993

Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (opening film) September 24 - October 3, 1993.

Sylvester Stallone reportedly received $15,000,000 for his work on the film, $2,000,000 of which he may forgo due to cost overruns. The original budget was reportedly $47,000,000.

Stuntman Wolfgang Gullich died in a car crash shortly after completion of principal photography. Film is dedicated to Gullich and Fadl Kassar.

Sylvester Stallone reportedly received $15,000,000 for his work on the film, $2,000,000 of which he may forgo due to cost overruns. The original budget was reportedly $47,000,000.

Completed shooting August 19, 1992.

Began shooting April 11, 1992.

Released in United States Summer May 28, 1993

Released in United States on Video November 17, 1993

Released in United States 1993 (Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (opening film) September 24 - October 3, 1993.)

Released in United States Summer May 28, 1993