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Europa Report (2013)

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An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon.

Director:

Sebastián Cordero

Writer:

Philip Gelatt
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Cast

Cast overview:
Daniel Wu ... William Xu
Sharlto Copley ... James Corrigan
Christian Camargo ... Daniel Luxembourg
Karolina Wydra ... Katya Petrovna
Michael Nyqvist ... Andrei Blok
Anamaria Marinca ... Rosa Dasque
Embeth Davidtz ... Dr. Unger
Isiah Whitlock Jr. ... Dr. Tarik Pamuk
Dan Fogler ... Dr. Sokolov
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Storyline

Europa, Jupiter's moon is known to have potential to support life. Hence a manned mission is sent to Europa to search for data proving existence of life there. "Europa report" shows the difficult choices and sacrifices the crew has to make to fulfill their objective of sending valuable data to Earth for research. Written by Keith Francis

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Taglines:

Fear. Sacrifice. Contact.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action and peril | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

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English | Russian | Chinese

Release Date:

27 June 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Europa See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,243, 4 August 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$125,687, 10 October 2013
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Extended Version)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Hydrazine has been used for decades in spacecraft as thruster propellant and as fuel for auxiliary power units. It is corrosive and extremely toxic. See more »

Goofs

During launch, the crew capsule separation occurs immediately after the launch vehicle reaches supersonic speeds. In reality, a ULA Atlas 5 rocket would reach Mach 1 far earlier in the launch profile (roughly a minute). The payload separation would have then occurred much later, in addition to other inaccuracies in the launch cadence.

This information is based on the profile of Juno's mission to Jupiter launched on an Atlas 5 in 2011. The footage in Europa Report is taken from this launch and the mission profiles would have been similar. See more »

Quotes

James Corrigan: [first lines]
James Corrigan: Hey, everybody. Space is great, um... I miss you guys. We're a long way away now. I can't even see, uh, I can't even see Earth anymore.
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Connections

Referenced in Life (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm All In
Performed by Metis feat Ainzly Jones
Written by Jihan Bowes-Little, Ainsley Robert Jones, Martin Bojtos, James Reynolds, Anibal Soares and Fabian Chui
Courtesy of Zaga Zow Music
By arrangement with Shelly Bay Music
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Very underrated movie. I liked this better than Gravity!
4 December 2013 | by Pride82See all my reviews

This movie is truly underrated. Same happened with a series called Crash. After noticing the sub-par ratings, I knew I had to write my review. :)

I am 31, educated and I've been watching movies and series actively for as long as I can remember. I consider myself part of the "intelligent" audience whom can occasionally enjoy a block buster action flick. Still to me the most enjoyable movies tend to be the well directed and written drama, like Into the Wild, The Wrestler, Munich, American Gangster and so on.

I was truly impressed how the production team managed to craft something this mesmerizing with the minimal budget they apparently had. Characters felt real and there wasn't any awkward, overacted drama.

The movie is very well paced and it kept me hooked since start to the end. The drama arc was superbly implemented as the suspension thickened as the movie progressed. The sense of loneliness and sadness struct through.

I didn't find any plot holes/annoyances, if you skip the obvious that the crew manages to communicate with Earth without any delay.

Europa Report isn't a block buster action sci-fi for the drooling masses, but instead it is a sort of a minimalistic movie which delivers a surprisingly strong emotional punch.

Recommended! Check it out!


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