Free Solo

Free Solo

By Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 2018-09-28
  • Advisory Rating: PG-13
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Director: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin
  • Production Company: National Geographic
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • iTunes Price: USD 9.99
  • iTunes Rent Price: USD 3.99
8.1/10
8.1
From 193 Ratings

Description

A stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free solo climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream:scaling the face of the world’s most famous rock — the 3,200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park — without a rope. Renowned filmmakers E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin capture the death-defying climb with exquisite artistry and masterful, vertigo-inducing camerawork.

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  • Incredible

    5
    By TROPICALWIFI
    Very interesting guy
  • Too hyped!

    2
    By Bernoit
    Honestly, I couldn’t get through this movie. Beautiful scenery but I couldn’t stand this guy. He came off pompous and arrogant. The trailers were enough for me.
  • Awesome Documentary!!!

    5
    By gwest22
    This movie was amazing and really fun to watch!!!! Truly inspiring :-)
  • Free Solo

    5
    By DK VJ
    To all those who watch this I dare you not to look away. I once tried rock climbing it scared the hell out of me. So instead I became a hang glider. Looking back at it now I think of all the people who told me what I was doing was crazy risking my life. Luckily. I lived to tell the tale.
  • Wow!

    5
    By craigg12
    This guy is crazy :). This documentary was awesome, my hands were actually sweating watching him make the climb and we were all on the edge of our seats. Great film!
  • Boring and predictable

    1
    By Hudson schmidt
    First of all, before this documentary came out the Grammy’s spoiled the ending for this, so that makes it very predictable. Also, the movie is 1:30:00 and 10:00 of the climb. Awful document, at least he did the impossible.
  • Offers the complete story of what it takes to free solo.

    5
    By Maizy20
    This a truly well done documentary, with a broad focus on the motivation, inner fortitude, resolve and athleticism required to acheive a climb up El Cap without ropes. I found Alex Honnold to be a deeply interesting and inspirational character, not to mention occasionally laugh-out-loud funny. (!) During the making of this documentary, Alex acquires a girlfriend and the ways in which that affects and complicates the climb makes this more that a one-dimensional adventure story. The photography is astounding, and it's intense to watch the climb, even knowing that he makes it. Highly recommend!
  • Testing Yourself X 10

    4
    By BabyBoomerWriter
    For anyone who is fascinated by the psychology of extreme athletes, this is a must see. Quite fascinating to witness the narrow focus it takes to achieve a goal. The driving force behind this climb comes from deep within the climber. It saps away so much energy it creates unbalanced relationships. You see Immense courage, remarkable skill (math/physics style), and his personal resolve. A thrilling movie, but one filled with shots at great heights. The photography is remarkable. The danger of climbing El Capitan is real, and the level of execution is beyond X.
  • Amazing

    5
    By kiwikcp
    The best and scariest movie ever. Truly asstounding.
  • Amazing, inspiring

    5
    By noahbird21
    by far one of the best films i have ever seen. simply incredible.

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