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127 Hours

Release date November 5, 2010

Based on a true story, 127 Hours details the survival efforts of Aron Ralston (James Franco) who accidentally gets trapped in a crevice while mountain climbing alone in a canyon near Moab, Utah.

Why is 127 Hours rated R? The MPAA rated 127 Hours R for language and some disturbing violent content/bloody images.

127 Hours
Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is 127 Hours rated R? 127 Hours is rated R by the MPAA for language and some disturbing violent content/bloody images.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Gory scene depicting amputation.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with blood and detail.

- IPervasive portrayals of emotional and psychological suffering.

-  Occasional disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Mild sexual innuendo.

- Infrequent portrayal of crude bodily functions.


-Approximately 20 instances of coarse language, including the sexual expletive used in non-sexual context, scatological slang and mild profanity.

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127 Hours
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Gory Scene.
Alberta 14A Gory Scene, Disturbing Content.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children Gory Scenes Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Disturbing Content, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

127 Hours is directed by Danny Boyle and stars James Franco.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of 127 Hours movie is March 1, 2011. Here are some details…

127 Hours releases to home video on March 1, 2011.

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