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127 Hours (2010)

R  |   |  Adventure, Biography, Drama  |  28 January 2011 (USA)
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A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.

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Sean Bott ...
Aron's Friend (as Sean A. Bott)
Koleman Stinger ...
Aron Age 5
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John Lawrence ...
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Parker Hadley ...
Aron Age 15
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Fenton Quinn ...
Blue John (as Fenton G. Quinn)
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Peter Joshua Hull ...
Boy on Sofa (as P.J. Hull)
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127 Hours is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah. Over the next five days Ralston examines his life and survives the elements to finally discover he has the courage and the wherewithal to extricate himself by any means necessary, scale a 65 foot wall and hike over eight miles before he can be rescued. Throughout his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers, family, and the two hikers he met before his accident. Will they be the last two people he ever had the chance to meet? Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures

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Rated R for language and some disturbing violent content/bloody images | See all certifications »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$264,851 (USA) (5 November 2010)

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$18,329,466 (USA) (8 April 2011)
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When Aron Ralston was asked how authentic the film was, he said, "the movie is so factually accurate it is as close to a documentary as you can get and still be a drama." See more »

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During the flashback to the game where Aron's girlfriend walks out on him, an ad for the Motorola phone, Droid, can be seen although there was no such thing at the time. See more »

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[first lines]
Aron Ralston: Hey. Aron here. Leave a message.
Sonja Ralston: Hey Aron. Sonja here, again. I know that you're probably gonna be away this weekend. But listen, just think about we we're gonna play. Please. 'Cause we have to decide, and we really... We need to practice, okay? Anyway, it will be fun. I promise. And oh, please call mom. Please. 'Cause she worries, which you know already. Okay. Later, A., goodbye.
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Scooby Doo, Where Are You
(Ben Raleigh / David Mook)
Published by Mook Bros. West
administered by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp./Wise Brothers Music LLC (ASCAP)
Produced by Matt Fletcher
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Sometimes you see a film that really makes a impact on you...
1 February 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

For me '127 Hours' is that film.

I was drawn in by James Franco's portrayal of Aron Ralston, and wasn't disappointed at any point, his free spirit connects you with his character, causing you to experience his emotional and mental struggle later on.

Visually appealing, Danny Boyle uses some great techniques and shots to move the story on. Personally nothing feels forced or wrong, and the effects are believable and realistic.

As like most great films the perfect soundtrack accompanies it. The music adds a greater depth to this film, really showing how much care has gone into it.

This film is an experience and one that everybody should take. I dare you not to be moved by the time the credits roll.


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