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The Climb

The Climb (United Kingdom)
A Hero's Climb (USA)

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1997 October, 1
New Zealand
98 minutes


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John Langer, a crusty old civic engineer, has an arsenal full of memories. With irreverent wit, he rattles on, in his irascible humorous style, burning his spicy stories into the imagination of a young neighbor kid, Danny Himes. Danny is a gifted, spirited athlete with something to prove. Worldly, old man Langer has turned his back on proving anything at all. It's post WWII. Danny's father, Earl, did not serve in the military and is considered a coward. Danny excels to overcome his father's reputation while Earl is actually more a man than the town knows. "You don't smoke, you don't drink, and you don't screw. What kind of man are you anyway?" old man Langer asks Danny. The more appropriate question is: "What kind of men are they?" - IMDb

El Ascenso Argentina
The Climb United Kingdom
The Climb France
The Climb Canada
Dannys Mutprobe West Germany
Le défi (dubbed version) France
A Hero's Climb USA
Kiipeäminen Finland
Klatretårnet Denmark
De Klim (informal literal title) Netherlands
Изкачването Bulgaria

Children's Cast:

Gregory Smith [14] Danny Himes
Seth Smith [15] Andy Sweeney
Matthew Ness [14] Wayne Barto
Oliver Hodges Tommy Sweeney
Marla Sokoloff [16] Leslie Himes