Eight Below

(DVD - 2006 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Eight Below

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An American geologist flies to Antarctica to participate in a project at the United States Research Base. Once there, he teams up with arctic guide Jerry Shepard and his best friend, Cooper. The scientist soon discovers that Shepard also has eight other valuable friends, a pack of sled dogs he's worked with for years who have rescued him from a number of tight spots. As the three men explore a frozen mountain region, an unexpected accident coupled with a massive storm front forces them to fly to safety, leaving the dogs behind. Shepard is determined to rescue his canine friends, but he has to wait until the weather will allow him to travel back to the mountain. Now, the dogs must struggle against the elements to survive as they attempt to make their way back home.
Statement of Responsibility: [presented by] Walt Disney Pictures--in association with Spyglass Entertainment ; a Mandeville Films production ; screenplay by David DiGilio ; produced by David Hoberman, Patrick Crowley ; directed by Frank Marshall
Title: Eight below
Publisher: Burbank, CA :, Walt Disney Home Entertainment :, Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment,, c2006
Edition: Widescreen
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
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Report This Jan 21, 2013
  • jennab4 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

I gave this movie 2 stars, not because it was a bad movie, but due to the fact that it was awful to watch. My 5 year old cried so much that we had to fast forward to the end of the movie so that she could see that some of the dogs ended up rescued. I was appallled that this is based on a true story, and that no one would save a bunch of dogs chained outside in the freezing cold. Although the real story is even more horrific.

Report This Jul 17, 2012
  • fieldhockey21 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Great movie for the whole family. It's amazing to think that this was a true story, considering what the dogs went through and how "Jerry" saved them. I really recommend it!!

Report This Jun 20, 2012
  • reacherfanchild rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

awesome movie right from the start

This is a good film. An example of how extradordinary dogs are. You will go through a range of emotions as you see what the dogs have to go through to survive. Antartica vs man and dog.What an adventure!

I swear, this is the most amaaaazing movie EVERR! I love it to deathh! It was soo cute and funny, and Paul Walker is just so WHOAH :D <3

Report This Nov 07, 2010
  • 88stella88 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I like this movie a lot. It is very touching. A must see for dog lovers.

Report This Dec 02, 2007
  • angela rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a fantastic family movie and can be enjoyed by all age groups!


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Report This Jan 21, 2013
  • jennab4 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

jennab4 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

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Brutal cold forces two Antarctic explorers to leave their team of sled dogs behind as they fend for their survival.


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Report This Jul 17, 2012
  • fieldhockey21 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Eight Below- Inspired By a true Story

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