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Upside Down (2012)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 1 May 2013 (France)
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Adam and Eden fell in love as teens despite the fact that they live on twinned worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions. Ten years after a forced separation, Adam sets out on a dangerous quest to reconnect with his love.

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Mr. Hunt
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Janine Theriault ...
Miss Maguire
Vincent Messina ...
Tommy
Cole K. Mickenzie ...
Pato
Paul Ahmarani ...
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Adam is a seemingly ordinary guy in a very extraordinary universe. He lives humbly trying to make ends meet, but his romantic spirit holds on to the memory of a girl he loved once upon a time from another world, an inverted affluent world with its own gravity, directly above but beyond reach... a girl named Eden. Their childhood flirtation becomes an impossible love. But when he catches a glimpse of grownup Eden on television, nothing will get in the way of getting her back... Not even the law or science! Written by Onyx Films

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Two worlds. One future. See more »


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

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1 May 2013 (France)  »

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Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$28,722 (USA) (15 March 2013)

Gross:

$102,118 (USA) (5 April 2013)
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Trivia

Emile Hirsch was originally in talks to star. See more »

Goofs

When Adam is Up-side his hair should be falling upward toward Down Under, like that of anyone being held upside down. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Adam: The universe, so full of wonders. I could spend hours and hours looking up at the sky. So many stars, so many mysteries. And there's one very special star that makes me think of one very special person. Now let me tell you my story.
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Crazy Credits

The title appears in its stylized state at the beginning: "UPSIDE NWOD" See more »

Connections

References The Man Without a Head (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Bíum Bíum Bambaló
Written by Kjartan Sveinsson /Jon Thor Birgisson / Georg Holm / Orri P. Dyrason / Jónas Árnason
Performed by Sigur Rós
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Excellent fantasy
19 August 2013 | by (Miami) – See all my reviews

I want to start by saying this movie is a romantic fantasy and it is a superb, beautifully crafted, incredible movie. This is the kind of movie that really uses this medium (cinema) to help us travel to imaginary and impossible places and situations.

People examining the physics in this movie are starting with the wrong foot, this movie is like a dream meant to be enjoyed. The images in this movie are like extraordinary postcards and will be hard to forget due to its beauty and detail.

The sets in this movie are beyond words and the acting is outstanding. The romantic couple is fantastic together.

I wish there were more movies with this kind of genuine and imaginative subjects.

Great movie, impossible not to recommend.


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