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Jobs (2013)
"jOBS" (original title)

 -  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 starts 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)

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

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$16,117,443 (USA) (27 September 2013)
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Daniel Kottke:  At the First West Coast Computer Faire of 1977, when Jobs is walking towards the Apple booth. See more »

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Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak meet in the conference room the night before the IPO. When Wozniak gets up to leave the room, the notepad is on the table to Wozniak's right, with another piece of paper next to it. In the next shot, only the notepad is there. See more »

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Steve Jobs: Here's to the crazy ones the misfits the rebels the troublemakers the round pegs in the square holes the people that are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.
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References Star Trek (1966) See more »

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Boots Of Spanish Leather
Performed by Bob Dylan
Written by Bob Dylan
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Great movie idea, horrible follow through
26 September 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Creating a movie biopic about Steve Jobs is a brilliant idea. The creators had the opportunity to make a significant, informative film with their character study of the man who formed such a powerful company. But this one was a failure.

The movie is supposed to be a character study. But honestly this movie doesn't teach us much about Jobs, moreover it gives us a basic time line of his life and company. Kind of like those short 100 page biographies you read in 3rd grade for a book report that just really skim the surface and leave out everything.

This film lacked transition/fluidity and seemed choppy. Like the scene where we see him at his house with his family, the film never discussed that he came to have a wife and children. We only know that Lisa, his daughter, was from a previous relationship. And we learn that he tried to deny Lisa as his for a long time since the film focuses on it, but it never shows that he had a change of heart and accepted her as his child. Isn't a biopic supposed to teach us about a persons emotions, feelings about life, and his relationships with others?

If you want to learn about who Steve Jobs is, read his biography. If you want something that makes you FEEL smart like you know about the genius of a man and Apple Corporation, watch this film.


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