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Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine (2015)

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A look at the personal and private life of the late Apple CEO, Steve Jobs.

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Alex Gibney

Writer:

Alex Gibney

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bob Belleville Bob Belleville ... Himself
Chrisann Brennan Chrisann Brennan ... Herself
Nolan Bushnell Nolan Bushnell ... Himself
Jason Chen Jason Chen ... Himself
Nick Denton ... Himself
Jesus Diaz Jesus Diaz ... Himself
Peter Elkind Peter Elkind ... Himself
Alex Gibney ... Narrator (voice)
Andy Grignon Andy Grignon ... Himself
Steve Jobs ... Himself (archive footage)
Yukari Iwatani Kane Yukari Iwatani Kane ... Herself
Daniel Kottke Daniel Kottke ... Himself
Brian Lam Brian Lam ... Himself
Regis McKenna Regis McKenna ... Himself
Joe Nocera Joe Nocera ... Himself
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In his signature black turtleneck and blue jeans, shrouded in shadows below a milky apple, Steve Jobs' image was ubiquitous. But who was the man on the stage? What accounted for the grief of so many across the world when he died? From Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney, 'Steve Jobs: The Man In The Machine' is a critical examination of Jobs who was at once revered as an iconoclastic genius and a barbed-tongued tyrant. A candid look at Jobs' legacy featuring interviews with a handful of those close to him at different stages in his life, the film is evocative and nuanced in capturing the essence of the Apple legend and his values which shape the culture of Silicon Valley to this day. Written by Anonymous

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Bold. Brilliant. Brutal.

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Rated R for some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 September 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Steve Jobs: Bilgisayarin Içindeki Adam See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$90,599, 11 September 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$494,461, 8 November 2015
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Apple senior executive Eddy Cue was quick to express his disappointment in this documentary, describing the film on Twitter as "an inaccurate and mean-spirited view of my friend" and "not a reflection of the Steve I knew." See more »

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References Citizen Kane (1941) See more »

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Mr. Tambourine Man
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Written by Bob Dylan
Performed by Bob Dylan
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Jobs is a bundle of personal, public and work life contradictions
11 September 2015 | by ccorral419See all my reviews

Film Review: Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine. Academy Award Winning Director Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side - 2008) loves his "behind the scenes" look at people and events (Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief - 2015). So, it 's no surprise he's ready and able to take on Steve Jobs. This look at Apple/Jobs moving quickly pass the start up years of Apple, and focuses primarily on Jobs' work ethics (and/or lack there of). Through select interviews and replaying of testimony, the viewer is provided a unique look into Jobs' personal, public and work life persona - all showing a bundle contradictions. However, be this information new or old to the viewer, there is no question the Man behind the Machine (Apple) produced one of today's most innovative products.


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