The Mountain Between Us

Synopsis: 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.
Director(s): Hany Abu-Assad
Production: 20th Century Fox
  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
112 min


I need to occupy my amygdala.

That's the reptile brain that looks after...

Yeah, I know what an amygdala is.

What brought you to ldaho?

Shooting skinheads.

Neo-Nazis for The Guardian.

- A journalist?

- Uh-huh.

That would explain the questions.

Hey, buddy.

Hey, stay out of the food, boy.

Walter, you see that?

Storm must have moved.

Salt Lake Center.

Salt Lake Center, this is twin zero-niner.

Uh, whiskey-niner.


Squawking zero one.

- One.

- Walter?





Squawking zero. Zero-two-zero.

- I-I don't... I-I don't...

- Walter.

- What's going on?

- What's wrong with your hands?

I think he's having a stroke.

Oh, my God. Is he okay?

I just need you to look at me, Walter.

Just look at me.

Shit! Oh, my God!


Jesus Christ. What do we do?

Walter? Walter?

Just get on the radio. Get on the radio.

This is twin zero...

Oh, my God! Jesus Christ!

- Okay, Walter.

- Shit!

- Okay. Just grab that!

- Oh, my God!


The dog! The dog!

Shit! Oh, God!

Put your seatbelt on.

- Put your hands behind your head!

- Okay!

Put your hands...

Sit back! Sit back!

Alex. Alex.

Hey! Alex.



Yeah, you're there.


Oh, great. You're alive.






God bless you.

- Hey. Hi.

- Ah!

Hey, Alex. Hi. Alex?

Hi. Hey. Okay. Alex.

- Mark?

- Can you look at me?

- Left home.

- There you go.

- Oh, thank God.

- Mark. Where's Mark?

Thank God.

I need my phone!

You want your phone. Alex?

Alex, your phone's smashed.

My phone has no signal,

and we're pretty high up.

- But we're alive.

- Oh, my leg!

Try and sit up, and I'll give you some water.

What's your name?

- My name?

- What's your name?

There you go. I'm Ben.

Well done.


- I have some Advil in my backpack.

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Chris Weitz

Christopher John Weitz (born November 30, 1969) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for his work with his brother Paul Weitz on the comedy films American Pie and About a Boy; the latter earned the brothers a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Among his other main works, Weitz directed the film adaptation of the novel The Golden Compass and the film adaptation of New Moon from the series of Twilight books, as well wrote the screenplay for Disney's 2015 live-action adaptation of Cinderella and co-wrote Rogue One: A Star Wars Story with Tony Gilroy. more…

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