Andes Anthology: Best Movies About the Big Mountains

May 8, 2017 - 1 minute read

From Clint Eastwood dangling from the Swiss Alps in The Eiger Sanction to Gregory Peck reflecting on The Snows of Kilimanjaro, mountains have featured prominently in movies over the years and the Andes have  “co-starred” in many of these.

Before your stay at Hotel Las Torres or trek with Fantastico Sur  in Torres del Paine National Park, make sure you catch a couple of our Best South American Mountain Movies:

Touching_the_void_movie_posterTouching the Void (2003)

“The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.” (IMBD)




sream_of_stone_movie_posterScream of Stone (1991)

“Two famous competitive climbers make a bet on who can climb Cerro Torre, one of the most dangerous mountains in Argentina and the world, first. As the day of the climb approaches, their increasing competitiveness becomes destructive.” (IMDB)



Alive_movie_posterAlive (1993)

“A Uruguayan rugby team stranded in the snow-swept Andes are forced to use desperate measures to survive after a plane crash.” (IMBD)





Flight From Glory (1937)

“Chester Morris as a fearless pilot whose misdeeds have exiled him to a remote flying field in the Andes mountains.” (IMBD)