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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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Budget:

$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$90,871,545 (USA) (16 January 2017)
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Reshoots for the film were scheduled as late as October 2016 to "fix" story elements that were not working. See more »

Goofs

At one point Mancuso says the ship is traveling at half the speed of light. However, the ship had already passed the star Arcturus, which is 36.7 light-years from the sun. See more »

Quotes

Aurora: [Jim is going to sacrifice himself] No if you die I die
Aurora: [On Jim waking her too early] He stole my life on that planet it amounts to murder
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Call Me Irresponsible
Written by Sammy Cahn and James Van Heusen
Performed by Bobby Darin
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Eminent Science Fiction
23 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Professional film critics are stupid. That is the conclusion you must reach after watching this movie. I was not expecting much after reading the uniformly negative critical reviews. But I was surprised. The movie is plausible. It is more than plausible, it is realistic. And the acting is so eminent that you are there yourself trying to decide what you would do if you awoke on a fully autonomous spaceship trying to figure out what is going on.

Granted, there are no alien horror creatures, no protracted fast-action sequences, no superficial technical nonsense to cover a thin plot. Maybe this is what the critics were missing.

There is only beautiful scenes, eminent acting, a plausible plot and a surprising ending. But that was enough for me.

So go watch this movie and decide for yourself how implausibly stupid the film critics are.


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