Directed by Renny Harlin, and written by Michael France (screen story), "Cliffhanger" (also known as "Cliffhanger - l'ultima sfida", "Cliffhanger - Nur die Starken überleben", "Cliffhanger, traque au sommet") is an Action/Adventure/Thriller film, released in the USA on May 26 of 1993 . Sylvester Stallone is starring, alongside John Lithgow, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner, Rex Linn and Caroline Goodall.
Who directed "Cliffhanger":
Cliffhanger was directed by Renny Harlin, a Finnish director, producer, actor, and writer.
Before making Cliffhanger, Renny Harlin had directed The Adventures of Ford Fairlane, released in 1990, A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988), Prison (1988), Born American (1986). Since, he directed Cutthroat Island, released in 1995, Deep Blue Sea (1999), Driven (2001), Mindhunters (2004), Exorcist: The Beginning (2004), and The Covenant (2006).
What was the release date of "Cliffhanger":
Cliffhanger was first released in the United States on Wednesday, May 26, 1993. Also released on this day were Doppelganger (dir. Avi Nesher) and Menace II Society. This was twenty-six (26) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, June 25, 1993 in the United Kingdom; Thursday, May 20, 1993 in France; Thursday, July 29, 1993 in Germany; Friday, October 29, 1993 in Italy; Friday, September 17, 1993 in Spain and on Thursday, July 08, 1993 in Australia.
What is the casting of "Cliffhanger":
At the casting of Cliffhanger we find Sylvester Stallone, previously seen in Peter's Friends (1992) and Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992); John Lithgow (Raising Cain (1992), At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)); Michael Rooker (The Dark Half (1993), JFK (1991)) [ more... ]
What is the Storyline of "Cliffhanger":
In the opening scene, hotshot mountain climber and rescue worker Gabe Walker (Sylvester Stallone) meets with his friends Hal Tucker (Michael Rooker) and Jessie Deighan (Janine Turner) on a narrow peak in the Rocky Mountains. While moving from one mountaintop to a helicopter via a steel cable, Hal's girlfriend Sarah's (Michelle Joyner) harness breaks and she is left dangling over a deep chasm. While the others frantically come up with a solution, Gabe straps himself in and goes out to save Sarah, but is [...]
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