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Passengers (2016)

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A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.

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The spaceship, Starship Avalon, in its 120-year voyage to a distant colony planet known as the "Homestead Colony" and transporting 5,258 people has a malfunction in one of its sleep chambers. As a result one hibernation pod opens prematurely and the one person that awakes, Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) is stranded on the spaceship, still 90 years from his destination. Written by Eirini

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Rated PG-13 for sexuality, nudity and action/peril | See all certifications »

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21 December 2016 (USA)  »

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Pasajeros  »

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$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,055,000 (USA) (23 December 2016)

Gross:

$99,886,692 (USA) (24 March 2017)
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Trivia

The bar's art deco design - a vast departure from the futuristic layout everywhere else on the ship - was an aesthetic choice based on a classic New York bar, intended to bring a feeling of familiarity to the film's audience. See more »

Goofs

A "slingshot" that close to a star at relativistic speeds would likely tear the ship apart and pulp all passengers. See more »

Quotes

Aurora: You can't get so hung up on where you'd rather be, that you forget to make the most of where you are.
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Soundtracks

Do It Again
Written by Graham Russell
Performed by April Stevens
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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The special effects are necessary to the plot!
29 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I must admit I only went to see this movie to see the pool screen on the big screen, but boy am I glad I did!

I don't know why anyone would give this a less than stellar review. The story was excellent, good plot, interesting characters, well acted and (unlike several movies I've seen lately) the special effects are Integral to the plot. My daughter begrudgingly went with us because she believed the reviewers and thought the entire movie was about 2 people killing time stranded on a spaceship. That couldn't be farther from the truth! It was one of the most human stories I've seen this Christmas season and the only one, so far, I would consider seeing again!

I will recommend this to all my friends. I already called my mom and dad (in their 70's) and told them to go see it. No gratuitous violence (again, only what was needed to further the story). This is a great date movie.


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