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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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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Pasajeros  »

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$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,869,736 (USA) (25 December 2016)

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$100,014,699 (USA)
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Trivia

Reshoots for the film were scheduled as late as October 2016 to "fix" story elements that were not working. See more »

Goofs

The distance from Earth to Arcturus is 36,6 light years. Traveling at 50% light speed it would take the ship 73 years to get there. Not 120.

120 years is a good time, assuming that the acceleration is not instant. 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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Connections

Edited into Hollywood Express: Episode #15.2 (2017) See more »

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Looking At The Downside
Written and Performed by Jean Laughlin
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23 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I read many of the reviews too, and while I always say that every movie will treat everyone in a different way, I am a little surprised by the amount of people who didn't enjoy it! I thought this movie was beautiful!

If you want a movie with conflict, space exploration, romance, and sci-fi...this movie is for you. While it's not loaded with 'blow em up' action, the movie is filled with tension and does have some great action scenes. The best aspect of the movie (to me) is that the filmmakers were very successful at turning a situation so incredible into something simple and human.

I walked away from this movie not wanting it to end. Screw the bad reviews, see it for yourself and maybe you'll see what I saw!


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