About

The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.

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Directed by

Danny Boyle

Written by

Simon Beaufoy (Screenplay)
Danny Boyle (Screenplay)
Aron Ralston (Novel)

Runtime

94 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

There is no force more powerful than the will to live.

Cast

Keywords

mountain escape climbing trapped based on a true story rescue adventurer adventure survival despair true utah flashback very little dialogue alone canyon boulder climber isolated hikers

Photos

Lists

#517 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score

Oscar nomination for Best Motion Picture of the Year Danny Boyle

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role James Franco

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Danny Boyle