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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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Mission Control (voice)
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Shariff (voice)
Basher Savage ...


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


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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 film's cascade of debris is a very real possibility. This scenario is known as the Kessler syndrome, named after N.A.S.A. scientist Donald J. Kessler who first proposed the theory in 1978. A cascading Kessler syndrome involving an object the size of the International Space Station would trigger a catastrophic chain-reaction of debris. The orbiting debris field would make it impossible to launch space exploration missions or satellites for many decades. See more »


After the accident, when Ryan tries to communicate with Matt and then when he succeeds in making contact, she calls him "Lieutenant Kowalski". Lieutenant is a fairly low grade of officer in the military. As the Commander of a Space Shuttle, Kowalski would have the rank equivalent of Colonel. She would call him Commander Kowalski rather than Colonel Kowalski, but she should never be calling him Lieutenant. 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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User Reviews

Excellent Survival Story
12 July 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I didn't think this movie would be that good with some of the reviews I've seen so I waited until the movie was on HBO. I'm not sure why a lot of people don't like this movie. This was an excellent tale of trying to survive with all the odds against you. This movie draws you in and makes you root for the characters without actually getting in depth to their lives. You don't need to know all about someone in a survival situation because it really doesn't matter what they did in the past. Some things in the movie aren't realistic but its a movie its not real life so I'm OK with it. These are some of the CGI I've seen in a long time. I'm not to sure why there's so many people who dislike this movie.

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