127 Hours
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A Note Regarding Spoilers

The following FAQ entries may contain spoilers. Only the biggest ones (if any) will be covered with spoiler tags. Spoiler tags have been used sparingly in order to make the page more readable.

For detailed information about the amounts and types of (a) sex and nudity, (b) violence and gore, (c) profanity, (d) alcohol, drugs, and smoking, and (e) frightening and intense scenes in this movie, consult the IMDb Parents Guide for this movie. The Parents Guide for 127 Hours can be found here.

Yes. 127 Hours is based on the autobiography Between a Rock and a Hard Place (2004) by Aron Ralston.

The real Ralston insisted the film be as authentic as possible before production. When he saw the finished film he said that he felt the movie was, "so factually accurate it is as close to a documentary as you can get and still be a drama." One part that was invented for the movie was the hidden pool at the beginning.

No. About 70% of the film takes place in the canyon.

What happened to his arm?

Aron amputated his arm above his wrist. Rescue crews returned to the canyon and recovered the remains of his hand and wrist.The rock was so heavy that they had to use a hydraulic jack to free the remains, which were later cremated. Aron scattered the ashes over the boulder where he was trapped.

...during the opening credits: "Never Hear Surf Music Again" by Free Blood

...just after he gets trapped and tries to remove the boulder by pushing it: "Liberation Begins" by A.R. Rahman

...during the flashback of the sunrise: "Touch of the Sun" by A. R. Rahman.

...during the Monday sequence: "Lovely Day" by Bill Withers.

...during the flashback where they party in the car: "a Plane Pour Moi" by Plastic Bertrand

...during the dream sequence: "Liberation in a Dream" by A.R. Rahman

...when he sees the boy on the sofa: A cappella of "If I Rise" by A.R. Rahman

...during the amputation scene: "Liberation in a Dream" by A.R. Rhaman (even though there's a song called "Liberation" on the soundtrack, "Liberation in a Dream" is used.)

...after he hikes before the rescue helicopter comes: "Festival" by Sigur Rós.

...during the end credits: "If I Rise" by A. R. Rahman and Dido.

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