Jupiter Ascending (2015)

PG-13   |    |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi


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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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  • Sean Bean in Jupiter Ascending (2015)
  • Lilly Wachowski and Lana Wachowski in Jupiter Ascending (2015)
  • Lilly Wachowski and Lana Wachowski in Jupiter Ascending (2015)
  • Sean Bean in Jupiter Ascending (2015)
  • Scott Porter and Kelsey Mayfield Porter at an event for Jupiter Ascending (2015)
  • Eddie Redmayne at an event for Jupiter Ascending (2015)

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Trivia

Panoramic scene of Zalintyre correspond to Bilbao City in Spain modified by computer. Famous buildings as Guggenheim Museum (Gehry design), La Salve bridge or Zubizuri bridge (Calatrava design) are easily identified.


Quotes

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 ...


Goofs

Jupiter's father has a brass-bound telescope, an expensive antique with poor optics that would not be used by a serious amateur astronomer.

But the city is identified as St Petersburg, which means those scenes take place after the 1991 dissolution of the USSR (when the city, then called Leningrad, was renamed St Petersburg) but, given Jupiter's age in the film, prior to the year 2000. In the 1990s, St Petersburg was still recovering from the Siege of Leningrad, the longest, most destructive, and most lethal siege in modern history, and decades of severe economic depression with food rationing, infrastructure failures, and multiple families lived together in 'kommunalkas' ('communal apartments') that would at most house a single family in much of the rest of the world. Luxury items like modern telescopes would have been completely unobtainable. Even antique telescopes with poor optics would have been seen as decadent and would likely have been traded outright to benefit one's family or, as in the film, stolen by others.


Crazy Credits

The opening logos for Warner Brothers Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures, and Rat-Pac Dune Entertainment are shown as solid gold with fancy engraving highlights.

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Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi

Details

Release Date:

6 February 2015

Language

English, Russian


Country of Origin

USA, Australia

Box Office

Budget:

$176,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$180,988 (Portugal) (8 February 2015)

Gross:

$47,387,723 (USA)

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