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There Is No Force More Powerful Than The Will To Live.

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

In Movie Theaters:Friday, November 5, 2010    in 4 theaters   
January 28, 2011
On Blu-ray & DVD:Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Released; Now Available Buy or Rent Availability
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. . . Aron Ralston
. . . Christie
. . . Megan

. . . Sonja
Companies: Fox Searchlight Pictures & 1 more


for language and some disturbing violent content/bloody images.
Runtime:1 hour, 33 minutes


The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's (James Franco) adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah. Over the next five days, Ralston examines his life and survives the elements to finally discover he has the courage and the wherewithal to extricate himself by any means necessary, scale a 65 foot wall and hike over eight miles before he is finally rescued. Throughout his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers (Clemence Poesy), family, and the two hikers (Amber Tamblyn and Kate Mara) he met before his accident.

Oscar Nominations of 2010:
  • Best Actor
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Picture
  • Best Score
  • Best Screeplay (Adapted)
  • Best Song
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Additional Notes:

Based on the book "Between a Rock and a Hard Place" by Aron Ralston.

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