Passengers

Passengers

DVD - 2017
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Two passengers board a spaceship transporting them to a new life on another planet. The trip takes a deadly turn when their hibernation pods mysteriously wake them 90 years before they reach their destination. As Jim and Aurora try to unravel the mystery behind the malfunction, they begin to fall for each other, unable to deny their intense attraction, only to be threatened by the imminent collapse of the ship and the discovery of the truth behind why they woke up.
Publisher: Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
Edition: EnglishFrenchSpanish version
Copyright Date: ©2017
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,surround,5.1 DTS-HD MA,5.1 Dolby digital
video file,Blu-ray,1080p high definition,region A,region B,region C

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SAPL454
Apr 30, 2019

This is an excellent movie that has a good plot and wonderful actors.

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Jamuckley
Apr 23, 2019

Interesting movie and concept. Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt have great chemistry on-screen. Enjoyable film.

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MrsNikki
Mar 01, 2019

💖 great movie

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kmobuckeye
Feb 26, 2019

Loved this so much.

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robinandrews10
Feb 26, 2019

Interesting movie and very well cast.

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skippi
Jan 31, 2019

* * * * 1/2*
I've always believed that true science fiction creates
universes that allows us to examine those deepest
questions ranging from the ultimate challenges &
philosophies mankind faces, all the way down to the
most basic personal interactions in human relations.
That is not to say there cannot be entertainment in
rocket sleds or laser pistols. True science fiction,
however, makes you think "what if ?" or "would I ?".
Passengers, a good & entertaining film, I hope is the
start of a return to this most neglected & needed film genre.

neko Jan 11, 2019

This retelling of the Robinson Crusoe story is a delight. Watch this film with friends.

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BeausPerson
Oct 24, 2018

Like most good movies, it is the relationships and human condition that make it worth watching.

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whatcomhillwalker
Oct 12, 2018

Catness and that Chris guy stuck on a spaceship heading to a destination in the far future. A malfunction wakes them early and Adam and Eve story begins kinda. Luckily the spaceship accidently wakes up Cowboy Curtis too as he has the authority to access everything they need to survive. Beautifully filmed and cast. Engaging love story.

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Xcellp
Sep 29, 2018

A romance, love/hate story aboard a spaceship headed for a distant galaxy and planet. The first half of movie moved much too slow, remaking the Robinson Crusoe role. Even after he awakens Aurora, watching them dine and dance, etc. took much too long. Being the mechanical engineer that he is, he swings a great sledgehammer to fix things. Not the most practical scientific problem-solving methods seen in this movie. Too many things assumed in the operation of the ship and expecting the automation would never break down. Gave a great opportunity for the stars of the film to come to the rescue. With 5200+ passengers and crew unreal that the medical department had only 1 autodoc bed to care for all these folks, with 4 months of travel expected after they were awakened.

Beautiful visuals and CGI. All in all, glad I didn't pay big bucks to see this in theatre, but watched on DVD from library. Worth the time spent watching, however. Better than a lot of TV fare available.

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Sexual Content: A few bedroom scenes but nothing salacious. Partial nudity: You get to see Pratt's naked butt a couple of times.

Coarse Language: Minor usage of profanity.

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Zln
Jul 22, 2018

. A large spaceship moving along. Enters asteroid (cloud?) with out alerting crew! It's zapping force field happily does its thing but one gets through, causing a power drop that causes one hibernation bed to stop & wakes passenger Jim. He goes looking for someone in charge. Briefed by Hologram, on spaceship's destination to planet colony, a setup by Home-planets Ltd.

. Very oddly, there are no large red levers labeled "Pull in Emergency", to have system wake emergency crew to help anyone out. An obvious design flaw! Perhaps the designers were told by their statistician the chances of such being needed were 10 to power -1,000,000,000 & therefore not worth the 0.01% extra on the price of the spaceship. Jim uses large messaging device to tell Hp his plight. It displays a reply will take (75?) years.

. More oddly, despite crew & passengers all being in hibernation, the fully automated restaurant & a great many shops are all open!? Jim befriends (after a style) an algorithm driven android barkeep, upgrades himself (via break in) to King Class, plush suet. Takes up boozing. Space walks, once while very drunk & forgetting to tether to the ship! He looks very much to be Lost in Space but fortunately, the algorithm driven android barkeep is able to prevail upon an algorithm driven automated sweeping unit to go & sweep Jim back in.

. He decides to see what he can do for himself & reads up the operating manuals of the hibernation units, among other things. Learns these can't initiate hibernation - has to be done by another m/c. He decides to wake another passenger, Aurora. They enjoy a dinner date, followed by space walk - under the watchful camera of the algorithm driven automated sweeping unit.

. Aurora then gets really angry with Jim. All is not lost, however. The Electrostatic Discharge from the asteroid that got through the zapper force field has been wandering around the spaceship, upsetting systems & causing them to dysfunction. Again, none of them execute the algorithm to wake & ALERT THE CREW ! ! Perhaps this was cut, also, to save 0.01% extra on the price of the spaceship! Again, on the advice of said Statistician?!

. More systems fail. Aurora finds herself trapped in a floating big ball of water, when it floats up (or down?) from the pool.

. Hopefully, Jim & Aurora don't have to flag down any Alien Ships to get help. Especially that one that carried the Alien Eggs onto that colonized planet - then went on to give Ripley so much TROUBLE. Well, I guess I better quit here, with out issuing any spoilers. AT least I didn't have to intervene to stop anyone being stabbed. Hopefully to - this wont take 75 years to reach you guys.

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jimg2000
May 14, 2017

There are 5,000 passengers and 258 crew members. So why am I alone?
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Message sent.
-Outstanding.
Message will arrive in 19 years.
-Wait, what?
Earliest reply in 55 years.
-Fifty-five years?
We apologize for the delay.
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Why are you always polishing a glass?
-Trick of the trade. Makes people nervous when a bartender just stands there.
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A friend once said, "You can't get so hung up on where you'd rather be that you forget to make the most of where you are."
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If you live an ordinary life, all you'll have are ordinary stories.
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They say Time Heals all wounds.
-Broken Hearts aren't that simple, Arthur.
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Who the hell planted a tree on my ship?

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