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“127 Hours” is a biographical survival film directed by and written by Simon Beaufoy. The movie is based on the true story of Aron Ralston, a mountain climber who gets trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone in Utah's Canyonlands National Park. With no way to call for help, Ralston must survive for five days before he amputates his right arm with a dull knife in order to free himself.


“127 Hours” is a gripping and intense movie that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. delivers a fantastic performance as Aron Ralston, and the cinematography and direction by are outstanding. The film manages to convey the desperation and isolation of Ralston's situation, while also exploring the character's inner journey of self-reflection and acceptance.


The film was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor for , and Best Adapted Screenplay for Simon Beaufoy. It won the award for Best Achievement in Film Editing. The film was also nominated for three Golden Globe Awards, winning the award for Best Original Score.


“127 Hours” received critical acclaim upon its release in 2010, and has since gained a following among audiences. The film currently holds an 8.0 rating on IMDb and an 87% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.


The film was made on a budget of $18 million and grossed $60 million at the box office worldwide. While not a massive commercial success, “127 Hours” was well-received critically and was considered a strong awards season contender. The film also cemented 's reputation as a director with a distinct visual style and storytelling ability.

Directed by
Produced by Danny BoyleChristian ColsonJohn Smithson
Screenplay by Danny BoyleSimon Beaufoy
Based on Between a Rock and a Hard Place
by Aron Ralston
Starring Amber Tamblyn
Music by A. R.
Cinematography Anthony Dod MantleEnrique Chediak
Edited by Jon Harris
PathéEverest EntertainmentFilm4 ProductionsHandMade FilmsCloud Eight Films
Distributed by Warner Bros. Entertainment UK (United Kingdom)Fox Searchlight Pictures (United States)
Release date 4 September 2010 (Telluride Film Festival) 5 November 2010 (United States) 7 January 2011 (United Kingdom)
Running time 94 minutes
Country United KingdomUnited States
Language English
Budget $18 million
Box office $60.7 million

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