• R, 1 hr. 34 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Danny Boyle
    In Theaters:
    Nov 5, 2010 Limited
    On DVD:
    Mar 1, 2011
  • Fox Searchlight


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127 Hours Reviews

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Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total

Una atrapante e increíble historia real de supervivencia, narrada por el director Danny Boyle con irregular imaginación y dinamismo. Se sostiene sobre todo gracias a la excelente actuación de James Franco.

Full Review Source: Uruguay Total | Original Score: 3/5

February 23, 2011
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

A estratégia visual tumultuada, embora torne a narrativa mais dinâmica, eventualmente acaba também diluindo sua força.

Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena | Original Score: 3/5

February 19, 2011
Linda Cook
KWQC-TV (Iowa)

You aren't always going to be comfortable when you watch '127 Hours.' But then you're not meant to be.

Full Review Source: KWQC-TV (Iowa) | Original Score: 4/4

February 12, 2011
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

True life story of a man stuck between a rock and a hard place tells of an appreciation of life while in the throes of death.

Full Review Source: Matt's Movie Reviews | Original Score: 4/5

February 12, 2011
Shaun Munro
What Culture

127 Hours is ultimately about a man wrestling with his own hubristic mode of living, and paying a price for it, but living.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 4/5

February 10, 2011
Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)

It's really solid filmmaking and daring.

Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia) | Original Score: 4/5

February 10, 2011
David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)

As a follow-up to Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours shows Danny Boyle at the top of his form -- it's not a story many filmmakers would want to tackle, and few would handle it as well.

Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia) | Original Score: 4/5

February 10, 2011
Matthew Toomey
ABC Radio Brisbane

Franco is amazingly good and deserves what is his first Academy Award nomination.

Full Review Source: ABC Radio Brisbane | Original Score: A

February 10, 2011
Jim Schembri
The Age (Australia)

That director Danny Boyle makes us feel the shock of relief as Ralston finally pulls away from his stony prison signals just how immersive a piece of first-person story-telling this is.

Full Review Source: The Age (Australia) | Original Score: 4/5

February 9, 2011
Simon Foster

The story of a man stuck under a rock somehow becomes a whirring, frantic flight of cinematic bluster - enjoyable, even exhilarating at times, but frustratingly at odds with how one imagines the actual experience must have been.

Full Review Source: sbs.com.au

February 9, 2011
Thomas Caldwell
Cinema Autopsy

Not only does Boyle's command of film style make 127 Hours an engaging experience, but it is also impressively used throughout the film to build and develop Ralston as a character.

Full Review Source: Cinema Autopsy | Original Score: 4.5/5

February 9, 2011
Jackie K. Cooper

This tale of male bravado is tedious and tiring and that amputation moment is stomach churning.

Full Review Source: jackiekcooper.com | Original Score: 4/10

February 8, 2011
Paul Byrnes
Sydney Morning Herald

Boyle's film takes us back to the campfire for a story that is painful and powerful, as well as true.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald | Original Score: 4/5

February 8, 2011
Scott Henderson
The Vine

127 Hours represents a moment of Darwinism personified and Danny Boyle a filmmaker with his finger pressed firmly against the pulse of human potential.

Full Review Source: The Vine

February 8, 2011
Glenn Dunks

Don't let the violence put you off like it has with audiences in America, 127 Hours is a mountain of a film that is worth climbing.

Full Review Source: Trespass

February 8, 2011
Cara Nash
FILMINK (Australia)

A thrilling and life-affirming journey driven by James Franco's gut-wrenching performance and Danny Boyle's exuberant direction.

Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)

February 8, 2011
Anders Wotzke

It doesn't matter how disarming Franco's single-handed performance is; there is simply not enough dramatic meat on the bones of Ralston's true story to distract us from where it is heading.

Full Review Source: Moviedex | Original Score: 3/5

February 8, 2011
Simon Miraudo

The arc of this film is not of a man getting trapped and finally getting free. It's of a man who has been isolated from the world for far more than 127 hours, and finally calling out for 'help'.

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: 4/5

February 7, 2011
Alice Tynan
Concrete Playground

127 Hours is immersive cinema in the most gut wrenching sense.

Full Review Source: Concrete Playground

February 7, 2011
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

A film that etches into our psyche with its extraordinary elements

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

February 6, 2011
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