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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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4 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

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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Storyline

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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA | Australia

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

6 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El destino de Júpiter See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$176,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,372,372, 8 February 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$47,387,723

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$183,887,723
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film was originally slated for release for July 18, 2014, but the studio delayed the film's release and pushed it back six and a half months to give the production more time in the post-production process. See more »

Goofs

When Jupiter notices Caine's wound, she takes a sanitary pad from the glove compartment of the car. She puts the non-absorbent side on the wound by mistake, which would be useless for wound care. See more »

Quotes

[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 opening logos for Warner Brothers Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures, and Rat-Pac Dune Entertainment are shown as solid gold with fancy engraving highlights. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Blockbuster Buster: Monster House (2015) See more »

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U Kogo-to Budut Neptiyanosty
Written by Ethan Stoller
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Just plain awful
14 February 2015 | by ultravelocitySee all my reviews

This was easily one of the worst movies I have ever been to. What else can be said. Everything about it was just awful. And I went in knowing it was going to be a terrible story, but maybe I would enjoy the special effects and action scenes. Unfortunately, a man-dog wearing eyeliner roller skating in the air fighting bad guys looks as ridiculous and dumb as it sounds. Mila Kunis felt completely miscast and had no chemistry with Channing Tatum, who was playing the same boring dumb hero he always does. The action sequences were a mess... impossible to tell what was going on.

I watch a lot of movies and have only walked out on a handful in my life, but I could not make it through more than 70 minutes of this ridiculous film. Don't waste your time. It's awful.

It boggles my mind how a movie like this gets made. Someone please stop these two from making any more!


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