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From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin, comes FREE SOLO, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock... the 3,200ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park… without a rope. Find a theater near you: www.FreeSoloFilm.com ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #FreeSolo #Trailer About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Free Solo - Trailer | National Geographic https://youtu.be/urRVZ4SW7WU National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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National Geographic (2 months ago)
Watch the Oscar-winning documentary feature #FreeSolo, playing across select cinemas across India starting April 12th.
Jayson619 (16 hours ago)
The scariest film ever to watch making Annabelle+Sadako+Kayako look like pre-schoolers.
Joe Casson (1 day ago)
He obviously doesn't know what "Tweaker" means... he thinks that means a weird kid... uh, no... it means a lowlife drug user.
2oo2marcin (2 days ago)
Ta skala byla u mnie na tapecie w duzym pokoju przez ponad 20 lat lol pozdro
Daniel Crowley (4 days ago)
Sweaty palms...
Erlyk Dalkien (7 days ago)
I literally don't think I can watch this.
Brandon Rittenour (7 days ago)
Zina Chkadua (10 days ago)
იიფ.. ..იიიფ..იიიფ... მოფრინავს სული.... იიფ!
Pilipinas Animalia (15 days ago)
Pretty much dwarfed Tom Cruise's Khalifa stunt.
fur king el (15 days ago)
60 mins of him and his girl sat in a van 5 mins of climbing.. not worth
THE cool guy (11 days ago)
Pretty much summarizes the experience he went through. Years of preparation and training for a couple hours of climbing.
Marina Valentine (17 days ago)
what great scenes are recorded.
bluewhale18 (17 days ago)
The chick was the villain in the movie At least for me
Lunchbox013 (18 days ago)
OMG Sorry to him. He fail his suicide. :p
Anthony K (18 days ago)
The point at Boulder Problem.........absolutely insane.
TomonCZ (19 days ago)
And here I'm sometimes having trouble free climbing out of my bed
joenoseph (23 days ago)
it seems like none of these climbers have never practiced any kind of mindfulness or meditation before attempting these life-threatening feats. he compares himself to samurai, but appears to have have very little psychological or philosophical attachment to himself or others. there are people who suffer from mental illnesses who struggle with suicidal urges every day and manage to not kill themselves, but they're not having award-winning films made about their daily experiences...
THE cool guy (11 days ago)
Except he isn't suicidal. He does this because he wants to, because it's his passion. It's a movie about someone living a very intentional lifestyle, doing EXACTLY what he wants to do. That's not very common, and it's even more impressive because he accomplished one of the most impressive feats of athletics while doing so.
The Passionly Passionate Nightman (23 days ago)
I love when his girlfriend is crying saying would he stop if their relationship was a priority and just calmly says, "this relationship isn't a priority". I had to stop the film I was laughing so hard. I think in pretty cruel but I'm not that heartless.
Petr Deak (23 days ago)
Gratulation Mr Honold
c lalsanglura (24 days ago)
The only movie where the actor cannot make a mistake.....in the making....
Tom Retzlaff (25 days ago)
This is probably his daily exercise
Eduardo Gonzalez (26 days ago)
This got be one of the greatest achievements a human has ever done in history
Lakshmi Ganapathyraman (26 days ago)
It also makes movies?
MISSING 1000 YEARS (26 days ago)
hes safe because of gravity
ChefGiovanni (26 days ago)
At 1:38 that climber with the camera is a real daredevil. I have been up El Capitan. Time to cook.
Darragh Hegarty (28 days ago)
Anyone know the name of the song in the trailer
ThefiveGs (29 days ago)
This movie is about polygamy. A genius climber, a seductress woman trying to take away his super powers and a jealous red haired boyfriend
Tom wood (1 month ago)
Jesus. Smh
Bob Holliston (1 month ago)
Alex is my hero. I'm trying to follow in his footsteps. So far I've free soloed a curb.
Arjun Krishnamurthy (1 month ago)
Amy Poehler anyone?
Ruben Luna (1 month ago)
One question: WHY?
THE cool guy (11 days ago)
Because he wanted to.
Bear pear (1 month ago)
he's bananas
Maham Khan (1 month ago)
Amy Poehler was right on Seth's show. You don't HAVE to do this!!
wesh asawi (1 month ago)
Amy Poehler brought me here 😂
skate phalife (1 month ago)
Annoying guy but good movie
Atom Storm (1 month ago)
1:27 the way she looks at him. dear me. That is love.
Antoinette M. (1 month ago)
A truely monumental achievement...both the climb and the film! A must see!!
Nikita Gurung (1 month ago)
Is anyone here after watching Amy Poehler talk about on Seth Meyer’s show? I didn’t know about this
Joe Casson (1 day ago)
Nikita Gurung (1 month ago)
Is anyone here after watching Amy Poehler talk about on Seth Meyer’s show? I didn’t know about this
Alisha Hawley (1 month ago)
Watched this movie, then watched Dawn wall, and then watched this again, honnold and Caldwell are both fantastic
Sean Lau (1 month ago)
Jon snow did this in a blizzard
Hany Raymond Rahme (1 month ago)
just respect
Lynxeon Liv (1 month ago)
I needed a bag of chalk just to watch this movie
prasiddha (1 month ago)
So is it coming out this fall?
alexander vantage (1 month ago)
Edward Wong (1 month ago)
Just watched a few days ago, I kept sweating even when the air conditioner is blowing towards me!
HellBent (1 month ago)
A modern horror classic! :)
EconMan (1 month ago)
I watch this movie often. Many people fail in achieving their values in life because they haven't invested much real "skin in the game" and their passions get diluted as they live their ordinary risk-averse lives. When I start any business project now, or anything worth doing, I'm "all in" or I don't bother with it. It's a game-changer.
HS (1 month ago)
He needs to break up with that girl
Ujjwal Singh (1 month ago)
They should have cleaned those windshields. I know its a documentary but still no need to be lazy.
hamsterpaj111 (1 month ago)
Is this the Dawn Wall ?
THE cool guy (11 days ago)
Nah it's Freerider.
Ari Cyr (1 month ago)
Krondon / SSR (1 month ago)
Manu Gus (1 month ago)
wow, Wow and w000000!!!...
RiderUnknown (1 month ago)
What’s the backing track to this?
Mohammad Zulqarnain (1 month ago)
I feel sorry for his Girlfriend.She was crying.
Si Rine (1 month ago)
Omg and i'm here complaining about a freaking test for which i have to revise pretty hard
Sneaksite (1 month ago)
Do peoples even watch climber?
Kimchi G (1 month ago)
this is surely one of the best documentary i have watched in a while. maybe the best since tower
Lee Chaa Ezüng (1 month ago)
Grand canyon ❤
Matt R (1 month ago)
not sure how he can climb with such big balls..
J. S. (1 month ago)
Truly breathtaking and awesome!
King Frank Records (1 month ago)
nice job
Sean Ward (2 months ago)
Any other athletic accolade just seems pale in comparison.
Malibu Stacy (3 days ago)
There is nothing pale about the athletic abilities required to win an Ironman Triathlon.
Mand1R19ma (2 months ago)
Is he alive?
Harald Schmidt (2 months ago)
did he die?
cristiana pozzi (2 months ago)
Stunning achievement
rishab mehta (2 months ago)
Alex most definitely has balls of steel.
mr. dotchetter (2 months ago)
Absolutely incredible. This is a feat beyond my own comprehension to big extent. Right now as I’m watching ‘The dawn wall’ where Tommy Caldwell climbs el cap during several DAYS and still that is after years of practice, planning and attempting routes.. And this guy free climbs it in mere hours. With meticulous, repetitive practice of course.. but it’s still just unreal. Can’t imagine the feeling of being on that wall, seeing expert climbers practice their way up el cap with ropes and falling, falling falling and retrying over and over. The smallest mistake, grab the notch on the rock just an 8th of an inch and it’s over. Unbelievable.
mr. dotchetter (1 month ago)
Ari Cyr very good point!
Ari Cyr (1 month ago)
It is an amazing achievement, but I think it's important to understand that The Dawn Wall is much more difficult than Freerider (the route that Honnold chose for his el cap free solo). They're both fantastic achievements, just not really comparable.
Marco Mayer (2 months ago)
Make sure to bring your chalk bag instead of popcorn
Laura Sofia Fontalvo Acuña (2 months ago)
BTHSB (2 months ago)
Breath taking experience
Wen Ricky (2 months ago)
u can make a documentary about the people trying to film him lol
Prijo Prijotte (2 months ago)
Oh god its massive....one needs to develop his character, discipline, meditation, diet and..and last but not least grow fire in his heart to succeed. Gods blessings sure a part in this venture.
Utkarsh Raj (2 months ago)
Where I can watch this.. Please share the link. BIG REQUEST
Elaine (2 months ago)
Just watched "Free Solo" on DVD. This stunning Academy Award winning documentary about Alex Honnold's free solo climb 3000 feet up El Capitan is absolutely amazing, gripping and awe-inspiring. His unflinching determination, grit and courage to overcome all fear is amazing and inspirational! No fear.
IzzaRizqia YT (2 months ago)
Everthing in the world maybe its impossible but if we keep trying,everthing is possible
Ray Cox (2 months ago)
The impossible is made in our heads,nothing is impossible!
Livia (2 months ago)
Funny, but interesting thought here. I would like to see something like this, with this attitude, both about the potential negatives of this dangerous interest, and also the understanding part, of exploring. When it comes to the exploring of your own mind, with drugs. And I would never want to see that climbing like this would be illegal. Nor do I want to see experimenting with drugs to be that, as well!
bluewhale18 (2 months ago)
Everything about this was just amazing
MotorGoblin (2 months ago)
I once climbed my sofa.
Joe Pasco (2 months ago)
To much drama, not enough climbing. More time spent watching him in his bunk, working on a refrigerator, driving his van, tying his shoes, staring up the nostrils of everyone, than the actual climbing.
THE cool guy (11 days ago)
The climb itself only took a couple hours, and of that time most of it was easier crack climbing that's not very interesting to watch. The documentary was more about his journey and preparation for the climb, not ONLY the ascent.
Sensei Transform (2 months ago)
so bad, give up
Moumita Debnath (2 months ago)
*************************** i am definitely watching this.
rant404 (2 months ago)
I can do that. Here, hold my beer.
Дмитри Тихонов (2 months ago)
Alex мужик! На это просто смотреть страшно , не говоря о восхождении!
Ray Cox (2 months ago)
Does anybody know the background music??
Mai Mohamed (2 months ago)
Looking forward watching it✨
Hakan Izci (2 months ago)
This guy does the impossible and lives in a van and they call Lionel Messi a genius and give him tens of millions for putting a ball between 3 metals bars. What a twisted world!
Ray Cox (2 months ago)
Well said bro!
engenheiro Camim (2 months ago)
Free solo - a star Wars story
Roy Piper (2 months ago)
Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Lionel Messi.... Alex is so far beyond all them, it is not even close. Anyone who doubts this has not seen the movie yet.
Troy Garcia (2 months ago)
This gives me anxiety just watching the trailer.
InvisibleMan95 (2 months ago)
Vocal Fry: The Movie.
kime Hunt (2 months ago)
If I train for several months I think I can watch this.
Gioele Olimpo (2 months ago)
Pazzo furioso
Joseph Rivera (2 months ago)
Yay they are finally making an Uncharted movie!
fhmy milanisti (2 months ago)
miko (2 months ago)
This movie should be called Free Soul
Vizor Media (2 months ago)
I could just walk away, but it's like I dont want to. Lol thug life
LitRPG Re-Roll (2 months ago)
got around to watching this a couple days ago on hulu plus. it is one of the most amazing things i have ever seen. my palms were sweating the entire film. This guy is insane.
Pinky Dreams (2 months ago)
0:17 the name of the shoes' brand please
Pinky Dreams (2 months ago)
M. Thank you so much
M. (2 months ago)
Pinky Dreams I think it‘s la sportiva
Josh Randall (2 months ago)
A strong spirited person and a very touching documentary!!!
James Bond (2 months ago)
Just watched the film - amazing, my heart is still beating fast. Alex is the craziest person ever