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Alex Honnold attempts to become the first person to ever free solo climb El Capitan.

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  • Won 1 Oscar. Another 29 wins & 54 nominations.
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Directed by

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Jimmy Chin
Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

Produced by

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Jimmy Chin ... producer
Aaron Cook ... associate producer
James Cutting ... field producer: Morocco Unit
Shannon Dill ... producer (produced by)
Vicky Du ... associate producer
Evan Hayes ... producer (produced by)
Shannon Hill ... producer: Bigstar
Carson Hood ... executive producer: Bigstar
Laurie MacDonald ... executive producer
Keetin Mayakara ... post producer
Walter F. Parkes ... executive producer (as Walter Parkes)
Tim Pastore ... executive producer
Sarah Regan ... line producer
Matt Renner ... executive producer
Mikey Schaefer ... associate producer
Stefan Sonnenfeld ... executive producer: Company 3
Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi ... producer
Toby Wood ... field producer: Morocco Unit

Music by

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Marco Beltrami

Cinematography by

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Jimmy Chin ... director of photography
Clair Popkin ... director of photography
Mikey Schaefer ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Bob Eisenhardt

Editorial Department

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Elena Araco ... mastering
Ahmed Barbary ... finishing artist
Andre Champagne ... blu-ray dvd authoring
Keiko Deguchi ... additional editor
Simona Ferrari ... associate editor
Nicholas Figueroa ... digital intermediate conform editor
Jay Freund ... additional editor
Brad Fuller ... additional editor
Andrew Geary ... additional colorist
Margaret Lewis ... head of production: company 3
Dean Mozian ... digital intermediate producer
Stefan Sonnenfeld ... executive producer for company 3/senior colorist
Pablo Polo ... mastering (uncredited)

Production Management

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Margaret Lewis ... head of production

Sound Department

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Justine Baker ... adr recordist
Nuno Bento ... foley artist
David Boulton ... adr mixer
Joana Niza Braga ... foley mixer
Tom Fleischman ... re-recording mixer (as Tom Fleischman CAS)
Emily Gilmer ... post production sound facility coordinator
Jim Hurst ... production mixer
Filipe Messeder ... sound editor
Ric Schnupp ... re-recording mixer
Steve Smith ... sound recordist
Roland Vajs ... foley supervisor
Deborah Wallach ... supervising sound editor
Danielle Dupre ... re-recording mixer (uncredited)

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Nicholas Ashe Bateman ... digital effects
Bridget Fullan ... visual effects: by
Ross Henderson ... design supervisor
Josh Norton ... chief creative executive: Bigstar
Ryan D. Romero ... digital artist
Zack Schaefer ... digital effects
Joseph Towe ... digital artist (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Dave Allfrey ... lead rigging (as David Allfrey)
Chris Alstrin ... camera operator
Jacob Bain ... camera operator / dit / first assistant camera
Jim Ball ... additional cinematography
Andrew Berends ... additional cinematography
Anne Carson ... assistant camera
Matt Clegg ... additional cinematography
Samuel Crossley ... additional cinematography / second assistant camera
Ian R Glass ... Additional Camera Assistant
Jon Glassberg ... camera operator
Greg Harriott ... additional cinematography
Josh Huckaby ... additional rigging
Jim Hurst ... additional cinematography
Matthew Irving ... camera operator
Keith Ladzinski ... additional cinematography
Cheyne Lempe ... additional cinematography
Dustin Moore ... camera operator
Clair Popkin ... movi operator
Robert Richman ... additional cinematography (as Bob Richman)
Erich Roland ... additional cinematography
Robert J.D. Spaulding ... movi operator (as Robert Spaulding)
John Trapman ... aerial director of photography / director of photography: Aerial
Nick Wolcott ... drone operator

Animation Department

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Liu Chialung ... 3d animator: Bigstar (as Liu Chia-Lung)
Brian Landisman ... animator: Bigstar
Ivan Viaranchyk ... animator/designer: Bigstar

Music Department

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Tyson Lozensky ... score mixer / scoring engineer
Tracy McKnight ... music supervisor
Brandon Roberts ... composer: additional music
Arturo Rodriguez ... orchestrator
Peter Rotter ... music coordinator
Bryce Schmidt ... trumpet
Jim Schultz ... music editor
Dennis Smith ... additional music
Adamo Di Giorgio ... sound editor (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Amir Hossein ... driver: Morocco
Ahmad Tasleem ... driver: Morocco

Other crew

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Shani Ankori ... publicity and marketing: Cinetic Marketing
Maynard Bagang ... stand-in
Anna Barnes ... publicity and marketing: Cinetic Marketing
Lisa Callif ... Legal Counsel
Susan Conradi ... financial controller
Kelseigh Coombs ... assistant: Evan Hayes
Samuel Crossley ... assistant: Jimmy Chin
Alan Eyres ... Development Executive: National Geographic
Stephanie Feinman ... production coordinator
Jim Gardner ... account executive
Carter Hulings ... assistant: Evan Hayes
Kevin Larosa ... helicopter pilot (as Kevin LaRosa)
Meegan Neeb ... production executive
Kira Newmark ... production assistant
Charlie Olsky ... publicity and marketing: Cinetic Marketing
Matt Sarshik ... production coordinator
Will Schlich ... assistant: Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald
Kate Serfoss ... Legal Counsel
Marilyn Smith ... production & research intern
Christo Streak ... accounting & finance
Riyoko Tanaka ... assistant: Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald
Laura Thomas ... Research Manager
Ryan Werner ... publicity and marketing: Cinetic Marketing

Thanks

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Frank Taiping Chin ... In loving memory of
Mike Gauthier ... very special thanks
Jimmy Hartman ... very special thanks
Marshall Heyman ... very special thanks
Ann Krcik ... In loving memory of
Jared Leto ... special thanks
Bonnie Mackay ... very special thanks
Jonathan Retseck ... special thanks
Ueli Steck ... In loving memory of
Marilla Vasarhelyi ... very special thanks
Marina Vasarhelyi ... very special thanks
Miklos A Vasarhelyi ... very special thanks
James Vasarhelyi-Chin ... very special thanks
Marina Vasarhelyi-Chin ... very special thanks
Dierdre Wolownick ... very special thanks

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Storyline

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Taglines Live Beyond Fear See more »
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Also Known As
  • Tu shou pan yan (China, Mandarin title)
  • Фрі-соло (Ukraine)
  • Free Solo - Klatretur med livet som indsats (Denmark)
  • Free Solo - Sfida estrema (Italy)
  • Сам на скалата (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
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Runtime
  • 100 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend United States $290,205, 30 Sep 2018
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $29,318,861

Did You Know?

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Trivia Alex Honnold has done the triple crown of climbing in Yosemite. El Cap, Half Dome and the Mt. Watkins. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The Oscars (2019). See more »
Soundtracks Hyde & Pine See more »
Quotes Alex Honnold: Anyone can be happy and cosy. Nothing good happens in the world by being happy and cosy.
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