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127 Hours

Rated R for language and some disturbing violent content/bloody images.

R In Theaters 11/5/2010 , 93min.
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Plot & Details

'127 Hours' is the new film from Danny Boyle, the Academy Award winning director of last year's Best Picture, 'Slumdog Millionaire'. '127 Hours' is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's (James Franco) 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 is finally rescued. Throughout his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers (Clemence Poesy), family, and the two hikers (Amber Tamblyn and Kate Mara) he met before his accident. Will they be the last two people he ever had the chance to meet? A visceral thrilling story that will take an audience on a never before experienced journey and prove what we can do when we choose life.

Awards

Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Picture Christian Colson Nominated
2010 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Song Rollo Armstrong Nominated
2010 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay Danny Boyle Nominated
2010 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Score A.R. Rahman Nominated
2010 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Picture Danny Boyle Nominated
2010 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Song A.R. Rahman Nominated
2010 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Song Dido Nominated
2010 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Editing Jon Harris Nominated
2010 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Song Nominated
2010 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay Simon Beaufoy Nominated
2010 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Actor James Franco Nominated
2010 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Picture John Smithson Nominated

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Actor James Franco Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Sound Steven Laneri Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Sound Douglas Cameron Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Editing Jon Harris Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Original Music A.R. Rahman Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Director Danny Boyle Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Sound Glenn Freemantle Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Sound Richard Pryke Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best British Film Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Sound Ian Tapp Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Adapted Screenplay Danny Boyle Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Cinematography Anthony Dod Mantle Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Cinematography Enrique Chediak Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Adapted Screenplay Simon Beaufoy Nominated

Golden Globes

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama James Franco Nominated
2010 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Screenplay Danny Boyle Nominated
2010 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Original Score A.R. Rahman Nominated
2010 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Screenplay Simon Beaufoy Nominated

Art Directors Guild

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Art Directors Guild Best Art Direction in a Contemporary Film Suttirat Anne Larlarb Nominated

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Actor James Franco Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Sound Steven Laneri Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Sound Douglas Cameron Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Editing Jon Harris Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Original Music A.R. Rahman Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Director Danny Boyle Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Sound Glenn Freemantle Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Sound Richard Pryke Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best British Film Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Sound Ian Tapp Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Adapted Screenplay Danny Boyle Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Cinematography Anthony Dod Mantle Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Cinematography Enrique Chediak Nominated
2010 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Adapted Screenplay Simon Beaufoy Nominated

Independent Spirit Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Independent Spirit Awards Best Male Lead James Franco Won
2010 Independent Spirit Awards Best Feature Nominated
2010 Independent Spirit Awards Best Director Danny Boyle Nominated

London Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 London Film Critics Association Best British Director Danny Boyle Nominated
2010 London Film Critics Association Best British Film Nominated

London Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 London Film Festival Film Presented Nominated
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