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Eight Below (17-Feb-2006)

Director: Frank Marshall

Writer: Dave DiGilio

Keywords: Action/Adventure

Two employees at an Antarctica research base unintentionally force a pack of sled dogs to fend for themselves amidst dangerous conditions.

Based on an earlier Japanese film, Antarctica (1983). Jerry Shepard, a guide working at an American research base in Antarctica, heads out on a mission to Mount Melbourne in January 1993 with scientist Davis McClaren under pressure from their boss and against his better judgement. Treacherous seasonal conditions force the guide/scientist pair to attempt the route to their destination by dog sled, leading to a situation where the dogs are forced to fend for themselves in unforgiving climes after the mission goes awry and strands them just as their human counterparts are brought to safety.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jason Biggs
12-May-1978   American Pie
Moon Bloodgood
20-Sep-1975   Eight Below
Garry Chalk
17-Feb-1952   Michael Oakes on The Killing
Wendy Crewson
9-May-1956   Night Heat
Bruce Greenwood
12-Aug-1956   Dr. Griffin on St. Elsewhere
August Schellenberg
25-Jul-1936 16-Aug-2013 Black Robe
Paul Walker
12-Sep-1973 30-Nov-2013 2 Fast 2 Furious


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