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Jupiter Ascending (2015)

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A young woman discovers her destiny as an heiress of intergalactic nobility and must fight to protect the inhabitants of Earth from an ancient and destructive industry.

Directors:

Lana Wachowski (as The Wachowskis), Lilly Wachowski (as The Wachowskis)

Writers:

Lilly Wachowski (as The Wachowskis), Lana Wachowski (as The Wachowskis)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mila Kunis ... Jupiter Jones
Channing Tatum ... Caine Wise
Sean Bean ... Stinger Apini
Eddie Redmayne ... Balem Abrasax
Douglas Booth ... Titus Abrasax
Tuppence Middleton ... Kalique Abrasax
Nikki Amuka-Bird ... Diomika Tsing
Christina Cole ... Gemma Chatterjee
Nicholas A. Newman Nicholas A. Newman ... Nesh
Ramon Tikaram ... Phylo Percadium
Ariyon Bakare ... Greeghan
Maria Doyle Kennedy ... Aleksa
Frog Stone ... Aunt Nino
David Ajala ... Ibis
Doona Bae ... Razo
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Jupiter Jones was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning other people's houses and an endless run of bad breaks. Only when Caine Wise, a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along - her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos. Written by Production

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Rated PG-13 for some violence, sequences of sci-fi action, some suggestive content and partial nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Sean Bean and Eddie Redmayne both starred in the horror film Black Death (2010). See more »

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Jupiter's father in St. Petersburg has a brass-bound telescope, an expensive antique with poor optics that would not be used by a serious amateur astronomer. These scenes must take place in the 1990s,, when St. Petersburg was still recovering from the Siege of Leningrad, the longest, most destructive, and most lethal siege in modern history. There were decades of severe economic depression with food rationing, infrastructure failures, and multiple families lived together in 'kommunalkas' ('communal apartments') that would at most house a single family in much of the rest of the world. Luxury items like modern telescopes would have been completely unobtainable. Even antique telescopes with poor optics would have been seen as decadent and would likely have been traded outright to benefit one's family or, as in the film, stolen by others. See more »

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[first lines]
Jupiter Jones: Technically speaking, I'm an alien. And from the perspective of Immigration, an illegal one. My parents met at the University in Saint Petersburg, where he taught Astrophysics and she taught Applied Mathematics. My mother fell in love with him when she found him almost frozen to death on the bank of the Neva, staring at the stars.
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Crazy Credits

The Warner Brothers, Village Roadshow, and Rat-Pac Entertainment logos are shaded gold with fancy engraving.

All three logos appear moving from Earth into space. See more »

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Fanfare for the History of Planet Earth
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Astonishing Special Effects
7 February 2015 | by john_hugoSee all my reviews

I must say, the critics of this film seem overly harsh. If nothing else, the film is worth seeing for the special effects. I thought Mila Kunis was better in Black Swan, but she wasn't bad in the lead role. The plot was very strange, but that is what the Wachowski's do best. A lot of small rolls and cameos from big stars. And I wish Doona Bae had a larger role, as she stole the show in Cloud Atlas.I can see, why this movie cost 175 million dollars. The sets were brilliant and very imaginative. The 3d was also cool. If you are looking for something which isn't your boiler plate science fiction, give this film a day in court.


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Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

6 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Budget:

$176,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,372,372, 8 February 2015

Gross USA:

$47,387,723

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$183,887,723
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