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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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Pasajeros  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,055,000 (USA) (23 December 2016)

Gross:

$97,986,761 (USA) (10 February 2017)
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Trivia

Aurora is the name of the ship from Battlestar Galactica, in the refugee fleet. Named after Aurora, in Roman Mythology, the goddess of the dawn. See more »

Goofs

In the film, the vessel is traveling at "half the speed of light", which is 93,000 "miles per second". At the beginning of the film, you see the vessel encounter a small debris/asteroid field, and the ship uses its "energy shield" to protect itself from damage. The speed portrayed in the film shows the ship hitting the debris at a much slower speed, possibly less than 1 mile-per-second. If the ship were actually traveling at 93,000 miles per second, any encounter with a debris field would have been instantly catastrophic, energy shield or not. There is simply no way an energy shield, as portrayed in the film, would have the time to destroy anything at that speed. Small dust-sized particles, perhaps, but not large asteroids as shown in the film. See more »

Quotes

Jim Preston: [seeing Aurora in a beautiful black dress] Wow.
Aurora: You clean up pretty good yourself.
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Soundtracks

Have A Nice Day
Written by Simen Fjeld, Kristian Rønning (as Kristian Ronning) and Leif Inge Fosen
Performed by Sirius
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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Ignore the critics- a great movie with lots of suspense
22 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm almost convinced film critics are paid off...I thoroughly enjoyed this movie more than most of the "critically acclaimed" films I've watched this year. This movie had everything- love, drama, philosophical/existential questions, and incredibly suspenseful moments (and not just action scenes!!). The acting was great, pacing was good (never was bored), and the visuals were amazing as well. Also the trailer didn't spoil the movie at all, which was nice. My only gripe would be about the ending, which was still fine.

Overall would really recommend watching over the holidays. Really enjoyed it.


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