127 Hours

Movie information

Every second counts. Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for language and some disturbing violent content/bloody images.
Released on:
November 5, 2010 (limited)

Production Companies:
Pathe, Cloud Eight Films, Everest Entertainment, Darlow Smithson Productions
Fox Searchlight

Status: Released

This film was Previously Known As:
"Between a Rock and a Hard Place"

James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara, Clemence Poesy, Kate Burton, Lizzy Caplan

Director: Danny Boyle

Screenwriter: Simon Beaufoy, Danny Boyle

Genre: Drama, True Story
About the film:
The story of mountaineer Aron Ralston, whose right forearm got pinned for nearly five days under a boulder during a climb in Utah in May 2003. He used a dull knife to amputate the limb, then scaled a 65-foot sheer wall and hiked out before running into a family that gave him water and food.
Rated R for language and some disturbing violent content/bloody images.

Project Timeline:
Jun. 11, 2009: Project rumored. Director: Danny Boyle, Distributor: Fox Searchlight
Sep. 9, 2009: Cast: Ryan Gosling (being considered)
Nov. 4, 2009: Project announced. Writer: Simon Beaufoy (in talks)
Jan. 6, 2010: Cast: James Franco
Box Office: Opening weekend: $264,851 (4 theaters) | Domestic Total: $18.34 mil.
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Shubham – YmWSHDyTMreFLbfFf
March 17, 2012 - 10:17
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Thanks for the comment James. I haven't read the book but my oiipnon is that they changed it for dramatic purposes. When you see him, at the beginning of the movie, reaching for the Swiss knife and leaving without it you get that he is gonna need it later and that he almost had it, increases the drama. I don't think it would have made a lot of difference and I don't know what kind of Swiss Army knife Aron Ralston had but I am the proud owner of one and I take it everywhere I go, and mine has a no-joke saw in it which would have come in handy in the bone situation, it has 2 blades and the large one is sharp as a scalpel.Also, I didn't think he used a smaller blade to cut his arm I thought it was the large blade just worn down after all the chipping.