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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 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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Control the weather, control the world. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Sticky Studios released a game under the same name, which Apple featured. It keeps the same premise but follows an alternative plot with three people gathering data on Earth to locate a rogue satellite. The game is a turn-based puzzler, and generally has had very positive reviews. See more »

Goofs

Hannah in her narration says that the satellite system was called Dutch boy after the boy who put his finger in a dam. In the novel 'Hans Brinker, or the Silver Skates' by Mary Mapes Dodge, the boy puts his finger in a dike to stop the ocean. A dam is across a river. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Hannah Lawson: [narrating] Everyone was warned, but no one listened. A rise in temperature, ocean patterns changed and ice caps melted. They call it extreme weather. They didn't know what "extreme" was. In the year 2019, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and droughts unleashed a wave of destruction upon our planet. We didn't just lose towns or beachfronts. We lost entire cities. The East River swallowed Lower Manhattan. A heat wave in Madrid killed two million people in just one day. But in that ...
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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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Max It Out
Written by Andre D. Edwards and Tonja Bivins
Performed by Astra Velum
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User Reviews

 
Live Free or Die Hard Meets 2012, But Better Than You Thought..
18 October 2017 | by MickandRortySee all my reviews

This is an action-packed movie that will entertain you; and you will feel pretty okay about what you've just witnessed.

Very nice special effects. The storms were nicely done. CGI was convincing.

Why I think this works better than other "Natural Disaster" films is because they did not revolve the plot around the storms...the storms were just the vehicle of destruction used. It's more like a Live Free Or Die Hard conspiracy, but instead of hi-jacking the IoT, they are hi-jacking weather control satellites.

Good CGI, a fun movie.

7/10

*Had Bruce Willis been in it... would have made it an 8.5


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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

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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