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Passengers (2016)

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A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.

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The spaceship, Starship Avalon, in its 120-year voyage to a distant colony planet known as the "Homestead Colony" and transporting 5,258 people has a malfunction in one of its sleep chambers. As a result one hibernation pod opens prematurely and the one person that awakes, Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) is stranded on the spaceship, still 90 years from his destination. Written by Eirini

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Rated PG-13 for sexuality, nudity and action/peril | See all certifications »

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21 December 2016 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,869,736, 25 December 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$100,014,699

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$303,144,152
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Another sci-fi appearance in which Laurence Fishburne is dealing with issues in space, the first being Event Horizon (1997) where he plays Capt. Miller. See more »

Goofs

The medical auto diagnostic scanner shows Gus to have 612 disorders, however in a close up to the found disorders, it shows much less disorders that are duplicated. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Wake-up Hologram: Good morning, James. How are you feeling?
Jim Preston: Wait. What?
Wake-up Hologram: It's perfectly normal to feel confused. You just spent 120 years in suspended animation.
Jim Preston: What?
Wake-up Hologram: It's okay, James.
Jim Preston: [softly] It's Jim.
Wake-up Hologram: Jim.
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References WALL·E (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

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Written by Johnny Elkins and Joe Lervold (as Joel Evans)
Performed by Dante Marchi (as Dante)
with The Joel Evans Quartet (uncredited)
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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I was duped
8 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

My initial thoughts after first seeing the trailer for Passengers was that it was a gross excuse to put Hollywood's two hottest actors on screen together. I saw that the critics had given this abysmal reviews and I wasn't surprised. I was however surprised to see that user reviews contradicted what critics had to say. Reviews contained descriptors like unexpected, great acting, suspense and the like. Well let me tell you this film was none of those. Passengers was forgettable. It wasn't bad, it wasn't good, it just was. Like I said, nothing more than an excuse to have studly guy and sexy girl on screen and cash some cheques while they were at it. The visuals were meh, the acting was passable, the script was something a fourth grader could have written. I feel like I've seen this movie 100 times in some different form. I'm only writing this to detract from the other user reviews that say to ignore what the critics are saying. Though it's not terrible it DEFINITELY isn't worth going out to see.


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