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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.

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 28 wins & 109 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Steve Jobs
... Joanna Hoffman
... Steve Wozniak
... John Sculley
... Andy Hertzfeld
... Chrisann Brennan
... Lisa Brennan (19)
... Lisa Brennan (9)
... Lisa Brennan (5)
... Andrea Cunningham
... Joel Pforzheimer
... Avie Tevanian
... Mike Markkula
... George Coates
... 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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Can a great man be a good man?

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Biography | Drama

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Rated R for language. | See all certifications »

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23 October 2015 (USA)  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$521,522, 11 October 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$17,750,583, 6 December 2015
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According to the Isaacson biography, Jobs was invited to give the 2005 Stanford commencement address. He asked Sorkin help him with the speech, but didn't hear anything further, so Jobs wrote it himself. It began "today, I want to tell you three stories from my life...." See more »

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(around 26 and 37 minutes) Recent modeled cars can be seen driving by on streets in some scenes as opposed to the ones during the time periods of 1984 and 1988. See more »

Quotes

Steve Jobs: Hey, Steve Wozniak is sitting out there. Give yourselves a treat and ask if he happens to have the correct time.
Joanna Hoffman: I have the correct time, and we're running out of it.
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The film's title is never shown in the opening or closing credits. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Saturday Show: Episode #1.3 (2015) See more »

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Life out of Balance
Written by Daniel Pemberton
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Painful. Misdirected. Off-track and dark version of a visionary story.
22 February 2016 | by See all my reviews

After reading countless negative reviews of this film about Steve Jobs, we were reluctant, but finally decided to watch on Apple TV after it received praise for acting. Yes, there are some great acting moments. But to what end? The writer and director have grabbed some of the most absurd and off-key moments of Steve Jobs life to create a dark and mythical character.

Why was the Mac great? Ignore that. Why was his push for design so important? Make that a negative. Why did he revolutionize the modern era? He was narrow and flawed.

This movie would have you believe the whole era of Apple was based on a few childhood fears and an obsession for working too much. At times, it felt like Steve Jobs was running for president and the writer and director ran the opposition campaign. Dark and negative without any window into to why he was great.

Good acting in a faux story that is focused on damaging a reputation of a visionary... this film was widely criticized and lost a lot of money... but it would have you believe Apple and Steve Jobs were the failure.

We liked the acting... to a degree. But the direction was terrible. It built up three key speeches and presentations that changed Steve Jobs and Apple and our lives. However, it never gave you a taste of what they really were about.

Even people who were Steve Jobs critics say this film overlooked his charm, visionary roles and personality.

Apple sold hundreds of millions of products based on his vision... but in the end, this film just wants you to know that he was not that happy, not a devoted father, and not very good at relationships. Change the title and our historical knowledge of Steve Jobs and you just have a boring story of a man who was flawed.

Steve Jobs was flawed, but this film is far more flawed than he was in every way. I hope someone makes a biography that shares the real story.


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