Eight Below

Synopsis: In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is called-off and the dogs are left alone at their own fortune. For six months, Jerry tries to find a sponsor for a rescue mission while his dogs fight for survival.
Director(s): Frank Marshall
Production: Buena Vista Pictures
  2 wins & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
120 min

All right, Coop.|A hundred and five degrees.

- What do you say?|- 1 05? l can go more.

- 1 08.|- I'm feeling it.

OK, the suspense is killing me.

- All right, 1 1 0.|- 1 1 0?

- 1 1 0.|- A hundred and ten toasty ones.

Right. Ready to go out|and greet the heat?

The warm wind in my hair?

- Are you ready?|- l'm ready.

- Let's do it.|- Let's do it.

Thirty-one. Thirty-one degrees.

- Thirty-one below.|- Thirty-one below! New record!

- Thirty-one below!|- New record!

New record! Oh, it's cold!

"Eight Below"|adventure-drama-family, USA, 2006

l hate to do this, but...

Rise and shine, kids.|No more sleeping in.

All right.|lf "rise and shine" won't work...

Is anybody hungry this morning?

Attaboy, Max.

Hey, what do you say?|Ready for exercise before breakfast?

How you doing?

How does right field look?

I think it looks pretty good.|What do you say, Max? Here we go.

Go get it!

Hey, Maya.

How's my best girl doing, huh?

How you doing?

You keeping everybody in line?

Left field. Go get it.

Left field, Maya. Here we go.

Go get it!

Attaboy, Max. Come here, buddy.

Settle down.|There's plenty to go around, guys.

Here you go, Shorty.

Good boy, Shadow.

Dewey. Truman.

There you go, Old Jack.

That's my best girl.|Here, l'll trade you.

There you go, Maya.

- Hi.|- Hey.

- Didn't think l'd see you this year.|- Guess you got lucky.

- I guess so.|- Crazy Katie!

- Did you get your pilot's license yet?|- Oh, Coop, l missed you.


- Got that?|- Yeah.

Hey, hey, careful with that.

That equipment's made it 1 0,000 miles.|l'd hate that to change in six feet.

Sorry about that.

Hi. l'm Dr. Davis McClaren.

Earth and Space Sciences UCLA.

Jerry Shepard, expedition guide.|Welcome to the bottom of the world.

- Nice to meet you.|- Same here.

Go any further south,|you'll fall off the planet.

Well, that'd be unfortunate.

Charlie Cooper, cartographer,|mechanical engineer, runway paver.

- Nice to meet you.|- Dr. McClaren! Welcome to the ice.

Andy Harrison, NSF science director.|An honor to meet you.

- Dr. Rosemary Paris, field coordinator.|- Nice to meet you.

You've met our team?

Yeah, Mr. Cooper was just taking|good care of all my things.

Cooper, really?|First time for everything, l suppose.

- Let's get you inside.|- Thanks.

- Sure.|- Yeah.

OK. Lady luck, in my corner.

- What are we playing?|- She is pretty.

- Quarter in.|- Quarter.

- You're going down.|- You're going down.

Crazy Katie, you're going down.

- Hey, doc, you want in?|- No, thanks.

l gave up gambling a long time ago.

Hey, you flew in with Katie, didn't you?

Remind me how you're getting home.

Say, Old Jack, you in or out, buddy?

- Translation?|- That'd be out.

- So, Coop, how's the new girlfriend?|- Mmm.

How's my new girl?

l don't know.

- How about hot?|- Wow.

- Huh?|- Wow.

She's a scientist too.|At the italian base.

- Pretty and smart.|- Smarts.

Yeah. Notice something|missing in that picture?

OK, OK. l think...|l know you mean me.

You're talk... The picture's coming.|She's sending one of the two of us, OK?

Patience, Jer.

- Uh-huh. How many?|- Two.

Doc, you looking forward|to your first trip to Dry Valleys?

lt's a pretty cool spot|this time of year.

Actually, Dr. McClaren|needs to get to Mt. Melbourne

to search for his meteorite.

Melbourne, huh?

Nobody said anything about Melbourne.

Yeah. Meteorite hunting|is a pretty small world

and, uh, l didn't want anybody|to know where l was really going,

'cause l'm looking|for something special at Melbourne

and the NSF let us|keep it off the paperwork.

ls there a problem?

Look, doc, let me show you something.

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David Digilio

David DiGilio is a screenwriter, and producer. As a screenwriter, David DiGilio has worked on "Eight Below", released in 2006. David DiGilio has also produced "The King's Guard", released in 2000. more…

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