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Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)

PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 15 April 2011 (USA)
Railroad executive Dagny Taggart and steel mogul Henry Rearden form an alliance to fight the increasingly authoritarian government of the United States.

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Rated PG-13 for some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Atlas Shrugged: Part I  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,686,347 (USA) (15 April 2011)

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$4,563,873 (USA) (13 May 2011)
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Rosamund Pike and Stana Katic were considered for the role of Dagny Taggart. See more »

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All articles in the Philadelphia Leader newspaper except the one on Rearden metal have incorrect headlines and their text segments contain multiple spelling/grammar errors. See more »

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Henry Rearden: What is wrong with the world?
Paul Larkin: Don't ask useless questions. How deep is the ocean? How high is the sky? Who is John Galt?
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She Dances Like a Swan
Written by Steve Weisberg (Stove Proeber Music-BMI)
Performed by The Late Night Society Orchestra
Produced by Gary Gold and Steve Weisberg
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I Found Something Worse Than "The Room"
30 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow... this movie was absolutely terrible. I'll admit, I'm not a fan of Ayn Rand and objectivism, but this movie was awful beyond the suspect politics.

Acting = terrible.

Story = dull

Politics = I think Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck must have loved this.

Cinematography = Not even good enough for a Lifetime TV movie.

Why was this worse than "The Room"? At least in "The Room" you got a good laugh. It was groans and yawns through this (dare I call it) film.

There you go. You can tell that I didn't like it at all. Watch Brazil instead.


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