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Jobs (2013)
"jOBS" (original title)

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 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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The film focuses primarily on 1973 - 2000: Apple's early years, its founding, and the up and down years. See more »

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When Jobs returns to Apple in 1996, a silver second-generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter passenger van is seen outside the headquarters. The second generation entered production in 2006, and the vans did not begin to be seen around Infinite Loop and Cupertino until at least 2010. See more »

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Steve Wozniak: We can't afford to pay three people right now.
Steve Jobs: We can't afford to pay *ourselves* unless we deliver. And don't worry about Chris, he's just a kid. So he just wants to help.
Steve Wozniak: You're just a kid.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Jimmy Fallon/Justin Timberlake (2013) 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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A true mess of film making
15 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

Steve Jobs isn't a nice guy... he uses people like they are toilet paper... and he is a taker. It's a great set-up for a slammin' movie. Unfortunitely, this movie seems incomplete and without heart. More accurately, most of the scenes seem incomplete, disjointed and pointless. It all adds up to nothing.

Problem #1) You don't care for Jobs and you leave the theater not knowing Jobs. There are few emotional moments in the movie - except when you want to spit on him. Fire this person unnecessarily; deny that loyal employee well-earned benefit; use your wealth to destabilize the company... it all describes someone you are glad you don't know personally or professionally.

Problem #2) The movie is paced slower than my Aunt Minnie in a walker. I've seen paint dry faster.

Problem #3) The acting... maybe I should say the affectations. Kutcher over-emphasized Jobs odd gate and stance as if it meant something. But why distract us with an antalgic back, hyper-extension of the knees, increased lordosis and anterior propulsion? It distracted from the story and took me out of the movie every time.

Problem #4) The editing was horrible. Scenes would start and finish randomly - with no emotional content. Many scenes had no relationship to the structure of the movie - taking valuable time and adding little to nothing; disjointed would be too nice of a word.

Problem #5) The strange arc of the story-line ended before it began in earnest. The writing didn't explain how the apple II was able to sustain the many, many years of subsequent failures. Do corporations really build stockholders via "image", not performance? Metaphysically, I know that untalented a-holes who use, abuse and throw people away deserve to suffer. But we didn't see suffering. We see a fabulously wealthy person, whose emotional system was M.I.A, slide through life on the efforts of others.

There is no teaching moment in this movie. There is no emotional content. There are no memorable lines or moments. This isn't a movie; it feels more like revenge, cold and pointless.


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