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Jupiter Ascending (2015)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  6 February 2015 (USA)
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A young woman discovers her destiny as an heiress of intergalactic nobility and must fight to protect the inhabitants of Earth from an ancient and destructive industry.

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Jupiter Jones was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning other people's houses and an endless run of bad breaks. Only when Caine Wise, a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along - her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos. Written by Production

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Rated PG-13 for some violence, sequences of sci-fi action, some suggestive content and partial nudity | See all certifications »

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$176,000,000 (estimated)

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$18,372,372 (USA) (6 February 2015)

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$47,375,327 (USA) (1 May 2015)
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This is the first 3D film directed by the Wachowski siblings. See more »

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The alarm clock sounds even though there is no light that indicates that it has been set. Some clocks may do this but most do not. See more »

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Balem Abrasax: [sitting on his throne with his back to Jupiter] You should have stayed dead.
Jupiter Jones: [angrily] I am not your mother.
Balem Abrasax: [scoffing] No, my mother never cleaned a toilet in her life.
Jupiter Jones: Maybe that was her problem.
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Unfairly criticized; worth a watch!
6 February 2015 | by (Salt Lake City, UT) – See all my reviews

I saw Jupiter Ascending tonight (after a VERY long wait I might add). Sadly it is not in the vain of other Wachowski films in terms of thought- provoking subject matter; however, I feel this film is being very unfairly criticized.

No: the subject matter is not as deep or profound as in The Matrix, V for Vendetta, or the masterful Cloud Atlas. But it was never advertised to be that kind of film--it's a solid blockbuster movie (with plenty of room for sequels and/or prequels). I'd see it again!

If you're considering watching this film, but hesitate after reading the same scathing reviews that I came across, just consider what interests you about the movie: if you're looking a movie with a complex plot and lots of underlying messages, this might not be the best choice. It's a blockbuster film pure and simple. A good one! But a very typical blockbuster/action/romance movie.


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