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.


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)


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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Some Things Were Never Meant to Be Controlled. See more »

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

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[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

During the first part of the end credits, blueprint schematics of the Dutch Boy space station and satellites are shown. See more »


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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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$120,000,000 (estimated)

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$13,707,376, 22 October 2017

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