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Gravity (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  4 October 2013 (USA)
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A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after a catastrophe destroys their shuttle and leaves them adrift in orbit.


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Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone - tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness. Written by MuTaTeD

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Don't Let Go


Sci-Fi | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense perilous sequences, some disturbing images and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 October 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gravedad  »

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Box Office


$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$55,785,112 (USA) (4 October 2013)


$274,084,951 (USA) (2 May 2014)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The opening scene, from the establishing view of Earth to Dr. Stone detaching from the structure, is a single, continuous shot lasting about twelve and a half minutes. See more »


There are no side hatches with portholes that open on the descent (re-entry) module in either the Soyuz-TMA or Shenzhou spacecraft. It has three hatches: The ingress and EVA hatch, which is the only way of entering the spacecraft at launch; The internal transfer hatch through the docking port (not installed in all Soyuz crafts), and; The hatch to the descent module. Crew ingress takes place by the crew entering first the orbital module and then climb into the descent module. This is necessary as the descent module is simply too small to allow more than three hatches. See more »


[first lines]
Mission Control: Please verify that the P1 ATA removal on replacement cap part 1 and 2 are complete.
Explorer Captain: DMA, M1, M2, M3 and M4 are complete.
Mission Control: Okay. Copy that, Explorer. Dr. Stone, Houston. Medical is concerned about your ECG readings.
Ryan Stone: I'm fine, Houston.
Mission Control: Well, medical doesn't agree, Doc. Are you feeling nauseous?
Ryan Stone: Not anymore than usual, Houston. Diagnostics are green. Link to communications card ready for data reception. If this works, when we touch down tomorrow, I'm buying all you guys a round of ...
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The credits end with the sound of a radio transmission and a man counting down: "Three, two, one, mark." See more »


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User Reviews

GRAVITY : One hell of a ride
20 October 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Its a Visual Paradise. Ground breaking, beautiful and technically perfect. The film transports you to space in every cinematic way possible. The visual effects are so brilliantly executed it makes you wonder if they were shot it in space. The film is a visual masterpiece. Its Takes 3D experience to the whole new level.The views of the earth from space are simply majestic, beautiful. The Sunrise, Sunset all are visually stunning. Also the performances of George Clooney and Sandra Bullock are outstanding. They match up to the Quality of movie. Gravity is a rare breed. Simplistic but so refreshingly new. Its and Awesome Visual Experience. Must Watch.

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