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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 Kowalsky (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

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

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4 October 2013 (USA)  »

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$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$274,084,951 (USA) (2 May 2014)
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When Stone removes her spacesuit it is missing two parts, one of them being the Liquid Cooling & Ventilation Garment. The LCVG is what keeps astronauts from overheating and cannot be left out. It also deals with sweat. Without it Stone would risk a heat stroke. She'd also be soaking wet considering her extreme exertion earlier in the movie. We see none of that. See more »

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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.
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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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Disappointed
8 January 2014 | by (Serbia) – See all my reviews

I don't understand why the ratings have been so high for this movie. It's just okay. The visuals are great, but the rest is mediocre.

Sandra Bullock's character is very annoying and incompetent for most of the film. Like a woman that trips and falls when being chased, it's just an excuse to ratchet up the tension with a weak character instead of a tough situation.

The character's back-story seems contrived, just to introduce some character arc.

It's shows satellites and space stations within site of each other. Completely unrealistic.

This movie completely lost me when it had a Vertical Limit "any good climber would cut the rope" type scene. A completely contrived situation that defies the physics of space just to try to be dramatic. All it did was completely destroy any suspension of disbelief I was trying to maintain.

I WILL NEVER EVER TRUST IMDb grades anymore. This is just 21.century madness marketing....


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