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Steve Jobs (2015)

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Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.

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His passion and ingenuity have been the driving force behind the digital age. However his drive to revolutionize technology was sacrificial. Ultimately it affected his family life and possibly his health. In this revealing film we explore the trials and triumphs of a modern day genius, the late CEO of Apple inc. Steven Paul Jobs. Written by Anonymous

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Can a great man be a good man?

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Rated R for language. | See all certifications »

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23 October 2015 (USA)  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$521,522 (USA) (9 October 2015)

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$17,750,583 (USA) (4 December 2015)
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Trivia

David Fincher was originally attached as director after the success of "The Social Network" (2010). Which was also written by Aaron Sorkin. See more »

Goofs

When Steve Jobs stretches forward with delight upon hearing of the iMac sales projections, the cameraman and camera are (twice) briefly visible in the lenses of his glasses. See more »

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Steve Jobs: Skip over - everything else is working, skip over the voice demo.
Steve Jobs: Fix it.
Andy Hertzfeld: In forty minutes.
Steve Jobs: Fix it.
Andy Hertzfeld: I can't.
Steve Jobs: Who's the person who can?
Andy Hertzfeld: I'm the person who can, and I can't.
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The film's title is never shown in the opening or closing credits. See more »

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Featured in The 88th Annual Academy Awards (2016) See more »

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Grew up at Midnight
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A Portrait
1 December 2015 | by (Latvia) – See all my reviews

I remember when back in 2013 the Jobs movie came out. Everything about the film's trailer was "do not see". Still to this day the moment when Kutcher says "we're making Apple cool again" makes me laugh. Right from the start this film looked like they were going to do it right and I was anxiously waiting for it. And even though Steve Jobs wasn't everything I thought it would be it is still a quality drama.

Yet I can also see why it was not so commercially successful. It's weird format of taking place before three computer unveilings and the film essentially consisting of conversations with limited action between them. It is by no means a biography of the man's entire life but it does paint a portrait which, like any picture, only reveals some aspects of the person.

The film has a great cast who give solid performances. Michael Fassbender creates a character whose tyrannical and devilish behaviour you want to keep watching while longing for a glimpse of the human side.

Overall Steve Jobs is a very watchable and engaging film, provided you are already into end of the year Oscar bait drama films.


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