127 Hours Poster

Release Date: November 5th, 2010

DVD Release Date: March 1st, 2011

R|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
While exploring a remote canyon in Utah, mountaineer and adventurer Aron Ralston (James Franco) becomes trapped when a boulder falls on his arm. Over the next five days, Ralston examines his life and considers his options, leading him to an agonizing choice: to amputate his arm so that he can extricate himself and try to make his way back to civilization or remain pinned to the canyon wall and likely die. Based on Ralston's book, "Between a Rock and a Hard Place."

Cast: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara, Clémence Poésy, Treat Williams, Kate Burton, Lizzy Caplan, John Lawrence

Director: Danny Boyle

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Darlow Smithson Productions, Cloud Eight

Distributors: Fox Searchlight, Fox Searchlight

Keywords: Sacrifice, Survival, Escape, Suspenseful, 2000s, Family

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Awards

Nominated Original Film Score
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Film Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Music (Original Song)
Nominated Outstanding British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Nominated Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Nominated Music (Original Score)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)