20 Best Rock Climbing Movies on Amazon Prime for Mountain Lovers

2nd Jun 2020
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If you are looking for the best rock climbing movies on Amazon prime to watch in this pandemic situation then you got the right place. Here you will find the most inspiring climbing movies along with some people stories which climb without carrying any safety equipment.

Nowadays, we are all having a lot of free time to watch the stuff we ever wanted to watch like all the funniest movies on Prime Video, that one day is today.

But we also want to go outside and enjoy hiking around great mountains and that's not a genius idea. For this time, the safest place will be staying at home.

20 Best Rock Climbing Movies on Amazon Prime for Mountain lovers

Before, handing over you the list of best climbing movies on Amazon prime, I want to reveal that you(Prime Video users) are having a large catalog of these adventure type movies rather than any streaming service.


You will see the heart tugging journey of Colin from death to life in this movie as he goes towards North, South, East and West enduring challenges one after the another with his friend and mentor Johny Kopp.

Wild Boyz 1 & 2

Two climbers from England, Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall moves out to explore the world and start off-width crack climbing when a sub-culture gets dominated by knuckle-dragging, bar-brawling dirt-bags. Then, in the second movie their goal is to climb the mighty Cobra Crack in Squamish BC that is considered to be the hardest finger crack in the world.


A documentary on the first ascent of Shark's route on Meru Peak in the great Indian Himalayas by Jimmy Chin, Renan Ozturk and Conrad Anker. One of the best scariest movies on prime for climbers you ever watch.

The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest

This is actually the documentary of an epic mountain climber George Mallory who lost at the greatest mountains of Himalayas for his lovely wife Ruth, who wants him to be the first person to reach the summit.

Dirt Bag: The Legend of Fred Beckey

Good for those who are interested in the renegade spirit because our American hero Fred is an outstanding climber, an adventurer and a rebel against the rat race. It will inspire you to live the life of your dreams and you will learn money is the only paper with some ink unless you believe otherwise.

Shifting Dreams

This movie shows the story of Caroline Clavaldini's strong determination which and her commitment to become the winner of climbing competition after her mother's death at an early stage.

Africa Fusion

A trip of two professional tree-climbers Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay which heads towards the most challenging places of South Africa's most perilous culture, and experience world class sandstone climbing.

The Beckoning Silence

The UK based film that retraces the near death experience of a mountain climber Joe Simpson as his injuries was so severe that chances of survival was very slim. However, he became a hero after recovering and his battle feature in multi-award winning "Touching the Void" travels to the North face of the Elger.

Free Solo- Climbing to Live

You will really surprised on watching this man. This was the insane personality that climb without using any conventional safety equipment. Moreover, he prefers mind control and continuous learning that connects a deeper contact with life.

El Cap Report

Undoubtedly, El cap is the world's most distinguishable granite monolith nature ever done by any person, Yosemite valley adds to its surreal physical nature. It is an amazing and compelling storytelling that worth watching.

Redemption: The James Pearson Story

This movie is the controversial story of one of the best mountain climbers of United Kingdom, James Pearson who faces his demons and create place in the UK climbing community.


One of the true climbing movies on Amazon Prime that casts the video of real incidents during the 1996 Mount Everest Disaster and survival attempts of two fellow groups led by Clarke and Gyllenhaal.

A Lonely Place to Die

This is one of the best climbing movies on Amazon Prime with spice of crime and emotional thrill. It starts when a group of five friends plan to go for hiking and find a young girl buried alive in a very cruel manner.

Then they decide to help her but she was unable to speak, after which the group decides to fetch the nearest village by crossing "Devils Drop" from where the safety ropes always break.

Touching The Void

The real story of two fearless climbers who goes on a hazardous voyage in order to achieve victory on Grande and Peruvian Andes in 1985.

Beyond the Edge(2013)

The original biopic of the first victory on the highest mountain Mount Everest, by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary during 1953 that revolutionized the climbers world.


This film shows the tale of six blind teenagers who goes on a 23,000 foot Lhakpa Ri Mountain. However, their parents refused to allow them on this hazardous journey but got helped by a blind German social worker Sabriye Tenberken who founded the first school in Lhasa.


Sherpa movie is based on the life achievement of Phurba Tashi who climbed Mount everest 21 times and also leads the team for New Zealand Russell Brice's Expedition company Himex. It shows his risky attempts and spiritual relationship with the great mountain.

Nanga Parbat

This climbing movie of Amazon Prime is about the tragic incidents of two brothers who successfully reached Nanga Parbat peak but during coming down the younger brother Gunther died due to several injuries, harsh weather and a terrible avalanche.

127 Hours

This film casts the struggle of mountaineer and adventurer Aron Ralston who gets trapped when a boulder falls on his arm in a remote canyon.

After carefully examining himself for almost 5 days, he decided to cut his arm with the dull knife but he manages the grueling temptation and drags himself out. He recovered from this accident and become the first person to ascend all of the Colorado's fourteeners alone in winter.

Third Man on the Mountain

A story of a young boy who decides to fulfill his father's dream on climbing an alpine peak known Citadel. It was because his father got died while climbing and in order to conquer this mountain he climbs up to the peak.

The Great Himalaya Tours

What are the best climbing movies on Amazon Prime?

So, that was the list of best climbing movies that you ever find on Amazon Prime video. Can you tell me your favorite one by leaving a comment below?

Share the list among your friends and family members to enjoy the thrill together.