PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Romance
A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife.
Eddie Redmayne beat Benedict Cumberbatch, who was nominated for The Imitation Game (2014), for the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama in this role. Benedict Cumberbatch had played Stephen Hawking ten years before in Hawking (2004).
Einstein hated peas. Quantum theory. He said, "God doesn't play dice with the universe."
Stephen Hawking: Seems he not only *plays* dice, but he throws them where we can't find them.
Jane Hawking: God is back on the endangered species list.
Jonathan Hellyer Jones: Well, I expect he'll cope.
Stephen Hawking: And physics ...
When Hawking is explaining what is wrong with him he describes it as Lou Gehrig's disease. This term was almost unheard of in the UK at that time and certainly would not have been used. He would have described his diagnosis as ALS. The term Lou Gehrig's disease was probably included for US audiences.
$208,763 (USA) (7 November 2014)
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