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Jobs (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Biography, Drama  |  16 August 2013 (USA)
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The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.

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While living with his adoptive parents, Jobs is working for 'Atari'. He then, develops a partnership with his friend Steve Wozniak when he sees that Wozniak has built a personal computer (the Apple I). They name their new company 'Apple Computer' and start building Apple I computers. After many failed attempts by Jobs to gain venture capital, Mike Markkula invests in the company which allows them to move forward. Written by Nebzyl

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Some see what's possible, others change what's possible.

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Rated PG-13 for some drug content and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,713,900 (USA) (16 August 2013)

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$16,117,443 (USA) (27 September 2013)
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In the 1977 First West Coast Computer Faire scene, Lukas Haas' name tag is signed by the real-life Daniel Kottke, who was on set to ensure accuracy during the filming of the scene. See more »

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The song "Life's Been Good" by Joe Walsh was used in a scene from 1976 when the song itself did not come out until 1978. See more »

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John Sculley: You can make a great product. But you have to convince people that what you're selling is greater. We're not selling computers. We're selling what they can do with a computer. A tool for the mind. And that, ladies and gentlemen, is limitless.
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Features Man and Computer: A Perspective (1967) See more »

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Allegro from: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 - in G Major BWV 1048
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
Arranged by Arts Productions LTD.
Courtesy of Music Supervisor Inc. / Platform Music Group
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can't stand the comparison to SOCIAL NETWORK
7 December 2013 | by (Madrid) – See all my reviews

Well, plain and simple, to me this has been a fiasco. People not acquainted to Job's life will have the feeling they're missing something, and people who have read the book or simply know a little of Job's life will conclude the movie missed a lot.

We'll see Steve bullying on everyone as a dictator running Apple, right after picturing him as some clear minded wise man with a strong meditation and spiritual background.

The story would have been so strong if only the characters took their time to develop, and not just showing them to the camera, say their names and on to the next clip of Jobs and his illuminated doing. I'm thinking of Wozniak, Job's daughter, Mike, etc.

And all that speeding through the story of his life to just finish halfway of his real success, and end credits appear just to let you down with all your expectations blasted.


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