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Interstellar (2014)

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A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.

Director:

Christopher Nolan
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Top Rated Movies #29 | Won 1 Oscar. Another 43 wins & 148 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ellen Burstyn ... Murph (Older)
Matthew McConaughey ... Cooper
Mackenzie Foy ... Murph (10 Yrs.)
John Lithgow ... Donald
Timothée Chalamet ... Tom (15 Yrs.)
David Oyelowo ... School Principal
Collette Wolfe ... Ms. Hanley
Francis X. McCarthy ... Boots (as Francis Xavier McCarthy)
Bill Irwin ... TARS (voice)
Anne Hathaway ... Brand
Andrew Borba ... Smith
Wes Bentley ... Doyle
William Devane ... Williams
Michael Caine ... Professor Brand
David Gyasi ... Romilly
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Storyline

Earth's future has been riddled by disasters, famines, and droughts. There is only one way to ensure mankind's survival: Interstellar travel. A newly discovered wormhole in the far reaches of our solar system allows a team of astronauts to go where no man has gone before, a planet that may have the right environment to sustain human life. Written by ahmetkozan

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Mankind was born on Earth. It was never meant to die here. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some intense perilous action and brief strong language. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Dr. Kip Thorne won a scientific bet against Stephen Hawking upon the astrophysics theory that underlies this movie. As a consequence, Hawking had to subscribe to Penthouse Magazine for a year. This famous bet was depicted in The Theory of Everything (2014). See more »

Goofs

The "Population Bomb" with 500 embryos as described by Dr. Brand would never work with the level of resources and equipment sent with the Endurance. The 500 embryos would have to be put in 500 incubators for viable babies to be born, but there is no sign of that in the base camp set up by Dr. Brand on Edmund's planet. Not even enough food to feed the babies for the first couple of months either before they can crawl and scavenge for themselves. See more »

Quotes

TARS: Sir, I'm having trouble completing the bootup.
Romilly: I don't understand.
TARS: There is a security lockout, sir, it requires a person to access function. It's all yours, sir.
[Romilly accesses archives]
Romilly: [confused] This data makes no sense.
Cooper: [lying on the floor of the Ranger after the fight with Mann] I'm sorry.
Brand: What?
Cooper: Mann... was lying! Go, go! Romilly!
Brand: [transmitting] Romilly! Romilly, do you read me, Romilly? Romilly!
[Romilly puts in his ear piece]
[...]
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Crazy Credits

"This motion picture was shot and finished on film" See more »

Alternate Versions

The 70mm IMAX version is two minutes shorter than the regular 70mm, Digital IMAX, 35mm, and digital projection versions. This is because the end credits are played in an abbreviated slide-show form (rather than scrolling from bottom to top), due to the size capacity of the IMAX platters, which can hold a maximum of 167 minutes of film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cinematic Excrement: Shining Through (2019) See more »

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Do Not Go Gentle Into that Good Night
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Written by Dylan Thomas
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A Visually Monumental And Thoughtful Sci-Fi Epic
8 November 2014 | by CalRhysSee all my reviews

I was extremely lucky to get the chance to see this film upon its first day release, before entering the cinema, my expectations were already high, after all, this was a film from the cinematic genius who brought us the likes of 'Inception' and 'The Dark Knight', to summarise the following review in a single sentence: I left the cinema in extreme awe from the visual masterpiece I had just viewed. A film that explores the psychological and emotional state of a man whose life revolves around his family, 'Interstellar' is a thrilling and thought-provoking film that boasts an intellectual story masterfully written by the Nolan brothers. Whilst there seems to have been influence from films like '2001: A Space Odyssey' and 'Apollo 13', 'Interstellar' is unique in its own way. Whilst the subject may be hard to comprehend at times, it can't be denied how visually monumental and thoughtful Christopher Nolan's epic science fiction masterpiece is, and can easily be named the best film of this year and possibly one of the greatest science fiction films to have ever graced the screen. A sheer brilliant feat of cinema.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Steven Spielberg Space Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Okotoks, Alberta, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$165,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$47,510,360, 9 November 2014

Gross USA:

$188,020,017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$701,795,571
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Sound Mix:

Datasat | Dolby Digital | IMAX 6-Track | Dolby Surround 7.1 | Sonics-DDP (IMAX version)

Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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