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Steve Jobs (2015)

Tous publics | | Biography, Drama | 3 February 2016 (France)
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Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac.



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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 28 wins & 109 nominations. See more awards »


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His passion and ingenuity have been the driving force behind the digital age. However his drive to revolutionize technology was sacrificial. Ultimately it affected his family life and possibly his health. In this revealing film we explore the trials and triumphs of a modern day genius, the late CEO of Apple inc. Steven Paul Jobs. Written by Anonymous

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Can a great man be a good man?


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Release Date:

3 February 2016 (France)  »

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Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$521,522, 11 October 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$17,750,583, 6 December 2015
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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Dakota Fanning met with Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin about possibly playing Lisa in the film. See more »


During the rehearsal for the iMac unveiling, Jobs states that they're "going to the next generation of I/O, 12 megabyte USB". USB 1.1, the version of the USB standard used in the original iMac operates at a data rate of 12 megaBITS, not megabytes, a difference of a factor of 8. See more »


Steve Wozniak: I was angry. You were saying things about the Apple II, and the way you were treating the team...
Steve Jobs: Woz, you get a free pass for life. I gotta get back on stage; we got like, two minutes of rehearsal time left.
Steve Wozniak: Do you understand how condescending that just was? Maybe you don't...
Steve Jobs: I don't wanna see you get dragged off...
Steve Wozniak: I get a free pass for life from you? You give out the passes? You give them to me?
Steve Jobs: You're gonna have a stroke, little buddy.
Steve Wozniak: What did you do? What did you do? Why has Lisa not ...
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Crazy Credits

The film's title is never shown in the opening or closing credits. See more »


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The Circus of Machines I (Overture)
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A Portrait
1 December 2015 | by See all my reviews

I remember when back in 2013 the Jobs movie came out. Everything about the film's trailer was "do not see". Still to this day the moment when Kutcher says "we're making Apple cool again" makes me laugh. Right from the start this film looked like they were going to do it right and I was anxiously waiting for it. And even though Steve Jobs wasn't everything I thought it would be it is still a quality drama.

Yet I can also see why it was not so commercially successful. It's weird format of taking place before three computer unveilings and the film essentially consisting of conversations with limited action between them. It is by no means a biography of the man's entire life but it does paint a portrait which, like any picture, only reveals some aspects of the person.

The film has a great cast who give solid performances. Michael Fassbender creates a character whose tyrannical and devilish behaviour you want to keep watching while longing for a glimpse of the human side.

Overall Steve Jobs is a very watchable and engaging film, provided you are already into end of the year Oscar bait drama films.

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