Everest, is a 2015 British–American 3D disaster drama and adventure thriller film directed by Baltasar Kormákur and written by William Nicholson and Simon Beaufoy. The film stars Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Sam Worthington, Keira Knightley, Emily Watson, and Jake Gyllenhaal.
The film opened the 72nd Venice International Film Festival on September 2, 2015, and was released theatrically on September 18, 2015. It is based on the real events of the 1996 Mount Everest disaster, and focuses on the survival attempts of two expedition groups, one led by Scott Fischer (Gyllenhaal) and the other by Rob Hall (Clarke).
The film was first released internationally in IMAX 3D, RealD 3D and 2D internationally and exclusively in IMAX 3D on September 18, 2015 across 545 theaters in the United States and Canada and along 36 other countries and will receive a wide release on September 25, 2015 across 3,004 theaters