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Jupiter Ascending (2015)

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A young woman discovers her destiny as an heiress of intergalactic nobility and must fight to protect the inhabitants of Earth from an ancient and destructive industry.

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Lana Wachowski (as The Wachowskis), Lilly Wachowski (as The Wachowskis)

Writers:

Lilly Wachowski (as The Wachowskis), Lana Wachowski (as The Wachowskis)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mila Kunis ... Jupiter Jones
Channing Tatum ... Caine Wise
Sean Bean ... Stinger Apini
Eddie Redmayne ... Balem Abrasax
Douglas Booth ... Titus Abrasax
Tuppence Middleton ... Kalique Abrasax
Nikki Amuka-Bird ... Diomika Tsing
Christina Cole ... Gemma Chatterjee
Nicholas A. Newman Nicholas A. Newman ... Nesh
Ramon Tikaram ... Phylo Percadium
Ariyon Bakare ... Greeghan
Maria Doyle Kennedy ... Aleksa
Frog Stone ... Aunt Nino
David Ajala ... Ibis
Doona Bae ... Razo
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Storyline

Jupiter Jones was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning other people's houses and an endless run of bad breaks. Only when Caine Wise, a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along - her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos. Written by Production

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence, sequences of sci-fi action, some suggestive content and partial nudity | See all certifications »

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Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

6 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jupiter Ascending See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$176,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,372,372, 8 February 2015

Gross USA:

$47,387,723

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$183,887,723
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first movie by the Wachowski sisters to be set entirely in the same year as the release of the film (2015) since Bound (1996). See more »

Goofs

Jupiter is cleaning house for wealthy socialite Katharine Dunlevy, whose only concern is what to wear for dinner with the 8th richest bachelor in America, since she's expecting he'll ask her to marry him - so she likens herself to Cinderella. See more »

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[first lines]
Jupiter Jones: Technically speaking, I'm an alien. And from the perspective of Immigration, an illegal one. My parents met at the University in Saint Petersburg, where he taught Astrophysics and she taught Applied Mathematics. My mother fell in love with him when she found him almost frozen to death on the bank of the Neva, staring at the stars.
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The opening logos for Warner Brothers Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures, and Rat-Pac Dune Entertainment are shown as solid gold with fancy engraving highlights. See more »


Soundtracks

Fanfare for the History of Planet Earth
Written by Ethan Stoller
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Pretty decent sci-fi flick
4 February 2015 | by natyganceSee all my reviews

So..yes, this isn't the best sci-fi movie in existence, but I don't think it's half as bad as everyone is saying. Let's start by the visuals. The visuals are AMAZING and are what makes this movie worth seeing on the big screen. The universe the brothers created is huge,which gives room for a lot of breath-taking scenes. This however, is one of the drawbacks of the film. The fact that the universe is so big and that it is a 2 hour film, makes the story a little sloppy. There are a lot of things left unexplained which is a pity,and too much time filled with love scenes. Moreover,the characters are either good or bad, there's not much depth to them. Despite all this, the movie is good, I decided on 7 instead of 6.5 mainly because of the visuals. You need to consider this movie as a sci-fi flick, taking into account that you don't see many original sci-fi movies around,and that the plot isn't that bad,it's just not mind blowing, I'd encourage you to see it for yourself, grab some popcorn and enjoy the movie for what it is.


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