127 Hours

Question: Aron tells Kristi and Megan that Blue John Canyon is actually named after Butch Cassidy's cook, Blue John. Is this true?

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Chosen answer: The actual name is Bluejohn Canyon. According to online tourist info for Utah, "It appears to have been named after a minor Robbers Roost outlaw by the name of John Griffith. Griffith had one blue eye and one brown eye and thus was saddled with the nickname "Blue John." It is recognized that he kept stolen horses in the area, perhaps watering them at nearby springs. In the fall of 1899 Griffith is reported to have put in at Hite with a small boat with the intention of reaching Lee's Ferry. He was never heard from again."

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Revealing mistake: The overhead shot of Aron swimming at the end of the film shows him having two full arms.

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Trivia: At the very end of the movie, there are two people sitting on a couch in a grassy field, with subtitles explaining about their son. The guy on the left is actually the real Aron Ralston. (01:28:05)

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