127 Hours

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

True story of trapped hiker is intense, powerful, gruesome.

R 2010 94 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 18 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 73 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 17+

Focuses on the individual story and not much else...

This film is beautifully shot. A lovely piece of cinematic achievement, a psychological drama that makes action out of the minutia needed to survive. Franco's portrayal expresses his claustrophobia and his anxiety well. The triumph of the individual over nature is portrayed with a lot of sentimental gusto but obscures the critical questions concerning how do we fit into the larger natural world.
age 16+

Graphic yet really good

Despite the R rating there's really only one scene to be worried about which is the amputation scene. There's also a bit of profanity including f--k but not very much.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

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