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Geostorm (2017)

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When the network of satellites designed to control the global climate starts to attack Earth, it's a race against the clock for its creator to uncover the real threat before a worldwide Geostorm wipes out everything and everyone.

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Dean Devlin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gerard Butler ... Jake Lawson
Jim Sturgess ... Max Lawson
Abbie Cornish ... Sarah Wilson
Alexandra Maria Lara ... Ute Fassbinder
Daniel Wu ... Cheng Long
Eugenio Derbez ... Al Hernandez
Amr Waked ... Ray Dussette
Adepero Oduye ... Eni Adisa
Andy Garcia ... President Andrew Palma
Ed Harris ... Leonard Dekkom
Robert Sheehan ... Duncan Taylor
Richard Schiff ... Senator Cross
Mare Winningham ... Dr. Cassandra Jennings
Zazie Beetz ... Dana
Talitha Eliana Bateman ... Hannah Lawson (as Talitha Bateman)
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Storyline

When catastrophic climate change endangers Earth's very survival, world governments unite and create the Dutch Boy Program: a world wide net of satellites, surrounding the planet, that are armed with geoengineering technologies designed to stave off the natural disasters. After successfully protecting the planet for three years, something is starting to go wrong. Two estranged brothers are tasked with solving the program's malfunction before a world wide Geostorm can engulf the planet.

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Brave The Storm. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for destruction, action and violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Cantonese | Russian | Hindi | Spanish

Release Date:

20 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Geostorm See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$120,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,707,376, 22 October 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,700,160

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$221,600,160
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Second film involving Jim Sturgess and Ed Harris. The first was The Way Back (2010). See more »

Goofs

The space station has a relatively small ring section that rotates to generate artificial (centripetal) gravity, which shows that other forms of artificial gravity don't exist in the movie (as in the real world), but the bulk of the station including the hangar bays (large and visibly not part of the rotating section) somehow have gravity. See more »

Quotes

President Andrew Palma: [Disgusted that Dutchboy is being weaponized]
[Snaps]
President Andrew Palma: It's *GENOCIDE*, LEONARD!
Leonard Dekkom: [Snaps Back] *YOU SAY* Genocide! *I SAY* Pre-emtive First STRIKE!
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Crazy Credits

Thunderclaps can be heard in the background of the opening logos, which lead to the opening scene of the film, in which a hurricane is approaching Shanghai. See more »


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Written by Andre D. Edwards and Tonja Bivins
Performed by Astra Velum
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Predictable
20 October 2017 | by parleon-thedonSee all my reviews

Geostorm is one of those disaster flicks that takes itself too seriously. The first act in the movie was boring and slow, nothing significant happened. The second act's mystery plot was predictable, zero interest, and no intrigued. The third and final act's mystery unfolded itself to reveal something I felt was mundane and mediocre. By the time everything was finished, I had zero interest in most of characters and events that occurred throughout the movie.

The first act explained how the satellites worked and how they protected the earth from its own weather, the explanation was believable in context. The second act set up the mystery part which was my least favorite. By the time the mystery was set-up, I had already figured it out. I realized that by this point, I'd been patiently waiting for the action to transpire. One random action scene occurred during the middle section of the film, it felt out of place. After the believable opening, the predictable mystery, the third act picked up, the action kicked in, and I was satisfied. Hannah Lawson played exceptionally by Talitha Bateman was great in her role. Every scene with Talitha Bateman was exceptional. I enjoyed Talitha Bateman's on screen chemistry with Gerard Butler, their family relationship was believable. Abbie Cornish was great here as well, my second favorite character. I didn't care about any other characters here because there wasn't any real development with them. Overall, this movie is run-of-the-mill predictable with zero fun up until the end.

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