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Free Solo (2018)

PG-13 | | Documentary | 14 December 2018 (UK)
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Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tommy Caldwell Tommy Caldwell ... Himself
Jimmy Chin ... Himself
Alex Honnold ... Himself
Sanni McCandless Sanni McCandless ... Herself
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Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.

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Live Beyond Fear

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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English

Release Date:

14 December 2018 (UK) See more »

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Free Solo See more »

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Yosemite, California, USA See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$290,205, 30 September 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$13,174,452, 21 January 2019
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Alex Honnold has done the triple crown of climbing in Yosemite. El Cap, Half Dome and the Mt. Watkins. See more »

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Alex's brain scan in the film is referred to as an "MRI." This imaging modality is commonly used on athletes who need to have the extent of tissue damage visualized by a radiologist. Alex was studied with "fMRI" or functional MRI, which follows localized blood flow in the range of seconds which increases with increased neural activity. The interpretation presented in the film suggests Alex had a decreased response to fearful stimuli (pictures of sinking ships, knives, etc.) since there doesn't appear to be increased activity in the amygdala as compared to other subjects considered to be "normal." See more »

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Mikey Schaefer: Let's hope for a low-gravity day.
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Alex can do things that make spider man look like an amateur
14 October 2018 | by donpwest-52594See all my reviews

This is the best documentary I have ever seen. It takes you inside the mind and life of one of the world's best rock climbers. The visuals are incredible. You get to feel a bit what it is like to climb what to most of us would be a blank vertical wall rock wall overlooking heaven.


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