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Steve Jobs (2015)

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Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.

Director:

Danny Boyle

Writers:

Aaron Sorkin (screenplay), Walter Isaacson (book)
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 28 wins & 110 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Fassbender ... Steve Jobs
Kate Winslet ... Joanna Hoffman
Seth Rogen ... Steve Wozniak
Jeff Daniels ... John Sculley
Michael Stuhlbarg ... Andy Hertzfeld
Katherine Waterston ... Chrisann Brennan
Perla Haney-Jardine ... Lisa Brennan (19)
Ripley Sobo ... Lisa Brennan (9)
Makenzie Moss ... Lisa Brennan (5)
Sarah Snook ... Andrea Cunningham
John Ortiz ... Joel Pforzheimer
Adam Shapiro ... Avie Tevanian
John Steen ... Mike Markkula
Stan Roth ... George Coates
Mihran Slougian ... Jandali (as Mihran Shlougian)
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Storyline

His passion and ingenuity have been the driving force behind the digital age. However his drive to revolutionize technology was sacrificial. Ultimately it affected his family life and possibly his health. In this revealing film we explore the trials and triumphs of a modern day genius, the late CEO of Apple inc. Steven Paul Jobs. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Can a great man be a good man?

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Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language. | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Steve Jobs See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$521,522, 11 October 2015

Gross USA:

$17,766,658

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$34,441,873
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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Trivia

Kate Winslet considers her role of Joanna Hoffman as one of her favorite performances, and this movie to be one of her favorite films of her own. See more »

Goofs

In the first act, Steve Jobs talks about the issue of Time Magazine naming "The Computer" as Person of the Year, instead of him and the Macintosh. Despite the scene taking place on Jan 24th, 1984, that issue came out in December of 1982 and the Time's Person of the Year from 1983 was Ronald Reagan and Yuri Andropov. See more »

Quotes

Andy Hertzfeld: We're not a pit crew at Daytona. This can't be fixed in seconds.
Steve Jobs: You didn't have seconds, you had three weeks. The universe was created in a third of that time.
Andy Hertzfeld: Well, someday you'll have to tell us how you did it.
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The film's title is never shown in the opening or closing credits. See more »

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User Reviews

 
Film Different: A Cool Movie - Not meant to be a documentary
21 October 2015 | by calibanplayerSee all my reviews

This movie is a dramatization, based on stuff that really happened, and it is a really cool movie.

No, this movie isn't meant to show history exactly as it happened. If you want to know all that read the book by Walter Isaacson. It's a great book.

The script is pure Sorkin-Porn. Rapid-fire dialogue with 2 conversations going on at the same time. If you liked The West Wing or any of Aaron Sorkin's other movies, you'll feel at home with this one.

They also get the small emotional moments right as well. Some of the best moments are between Steve and his daughter.

The directing and editing is masterful. I liked the choice to shoot on different formats for the different years and the flashback scenes punctuate the drama on screen perfectly.

All the actors do a fine job, especially Michael Stuhlbarg who plays Andy Hertzfeld.

I hope when they release this movie on blu ray they include the video of the real Steve doing these product launches as bonus features.

If you can get past the fact that this movie isn't a word for word recreation of history, you will enjoy it.


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