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127 Hours (2010) Movie Information

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429

Avg. Rating:

3.03/4

# of Ratings:

303

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

11/05/2010

DVD Release:

03/01/2011

Director:

Danny Boyle

Actors:

James Franco
Lizzy Caplan
Kate Mara
Amber Tamblyn
Clémence Poésy
Darin Southam

 

 

 

 

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When a mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder in a remote area near Moab, Utah, he must resort to extreme measures in order to survive. -- Chris Kavan

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lapcat01 03/27/2013 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Rating of
3.5/4 

A technically impressive piece of work with an undeniably powerful finale.

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Jenna 08/11/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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4/4 

It's shocking to believe this is a true story, but who better to portray this shocking story than Danny Boyle and James Franco. This is by far the most defining role James Franco has ever played. I cannot get enough of this movie, it's more like watching a thrilling documentary instead of a film. The entire thing is beautiful, moving, and, for some, too realistic to bear. One of the best films I've seen. Bravo.

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Freddie 08/05/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3.5/4 

Movies like this can be really good or really bad. This was obviously really good. It takes a tremendous amount of talent on behalf of the actor and director to make an entertaining film about one man literally stuck in one place. James Franco is consistent in all of his films so it's no surprise that he nailed this piece. The flashbacks that appeared throughout definitely kept things interesting, taking us away with the character and his thoughts as he believed to be in his last moments of life. This is definitely something I would recommend.

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  Matthew Brady
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10/24/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Scooby- Doo where are you?

Aron Ralston: "I'm in pretty deep doodoo here."

The story is about a mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder in a remote area near Moab, Utah, he must resort to extreme measures in order to survive.

Danny Boyle once again proves that he is a fantastic director in this movie. The way he shots and show the trouble that are main character goes through, it's truly great. The cinematography in this movie took the wind out of me it's that brilliant. This is James Franco best role I've seen him. He made me care about his character and he almost made my cry a little a bit.

My only nick picks with the film are the goofy scenes with the Scooby-Doo scene. I'm sorry but that scene came out of no where and lost the serious of the movie for me, and I no his seeing things be...

Rating of
3.5/4 

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  Yojimbo
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01/04/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"127 Hours" by Yojimbo

A true life story of the thrill-seeking mountain climber who became trapped in a remote ravine without hope of rescue and resorted to amputating his own arm with a pen knife to escape. Danny Boyle once again finds the kind of off beat material he has made his name upon and thanks to some glorious scenery and a fine performance by the ever reliable Franco, he creates a film that is far above the usual "triumph of the human spirit" melodrama. In fact the only real drawback to the whole thing is the fact that the audience knows in advance exactly what is going to happen and therefore there are no surprises whatsoever. That and the fact that although it is embellished by Boyle's usual blend of visual gimmickry and pop music, we are still basically spending an hour and a half watching a guy in...

Rating of
2.5/4 

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  Daniel Corleone
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11/27/2011 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

127 Hours review

An adventurer and nature lover Aron Ralston (James Franco) who was trapped last 2003 at Utah's Canyonlands National Park. An accident occurs passing thru Blue John Canyon where a boulder pins his arm as he gets trapped below. He reflects upon his life as the days pass by. Some valuable quotes from the true to life movie: Aron - "I wish I had learned some lessons more astutely, more rapidly, than I did." "Everything is... just comes together." "Don't lose it. Aron, do not lose it." "But like I always say... your supreme selfishness is our gain." Themes of regret, pride, time's spent, self-reflection, destiny, respecting the people you love and survival were well presented. It is difficult not to get moved by such a work of art coupled with an astounding performance by James Franco ...

Rating of
4/4 

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