Elysium

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TriStar Pictures Released 2013

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Director:
Neill Blomkamp
Released:
2013
Rating:
Not rated

In this dystopian thriller set in 2159, the wealthiest humans move to a fabulous private space station, while life on Earth grows ever more grim. With no other options, an ex-con agrees to join a risky mission to bring balance to the two worlds.

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  • 63

    Slant Magazine Chris Cabin

    A cheekily gruesome and genuinely urgent entertainment, Blomkamp's latest nevertheless can't help but beg the question: Where's Snake Plissken when you need him?

  • 59

    Film.com William Goss

    Frankly, Elysium is a bit of a liberal's wet dream: the good guys want accessible healthcare, while the bad guys want to do away with undocumented immigrants.

  • 40

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    All the interest and good will built up by the sharply conceived preliminaries is washed away in a succession of scenes that feel crushingly routine and generic, not to mentioned g...

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    • Production budget - $115,000,000
      Domestic gross - $93,050,117 (36th)
      Worldwide gross - $286,140,700 (27th)

    • Other production companies:
      Media Rights Capital
      QED International
      Alpha Core
      Simon Kinberg Productions
      Sony Pictures Entertainment

    • Filming locations:
      Bear Creek Park, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
      Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
      Punta de Mita, Nayarit, Mexico
      Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    • Music:
      Ghosst
      Written by Marcos Ortega
      Performed by Lorn
      The Pining Pt2
      Written by Chris Clark
      Performed by Clark with Martina Topley-Bird
      Metropolis (Dan Le Sac Remix)
      Written by Alexander Lloyd
      Performed by PRDCTV
      Suite For Solo Cello No.1 BWV 1007
      Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
      Twitch (It Grows and It Grows)
      Written by Benjamin Stefanski
      Performed by Raffertie
      Bio Techno
      Written and performed by Audio Android
      New World Disorder
      Written by Yoann Hebert
      Performed by Arkasia
      Stjernekiggeri
      Written and performed by Mike Sheridan
      Robot Eater
      Written by Patrick McKay
      Performed by Gambit
      We Got More (Kilon TeK Remix)
      Written by Brendan Angelides
      Performed by Eskmo
      Piano Concerto No. 8 in C minor 'Pathetique' - Adagio Cantabile
      Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
      Kou Kou
      Written by Roderick Jackson
      Performed by Palms Down Percussion
      Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major - Rondo Vivace
      Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
      Loner
      Written by William Bevan
      Performed by Burial
      Six Degrees
      Written by Brett Bigden and Simon Shreeve
      Performed by Kryptic Minds
      Sierra Leone
      Written by Simon Attwell, Peter Cohen, Jesse Cooper, Neil John Francis Hawks, Zolani Mahola, Julio Sigauque, Kyla-Rose Smith, and Aron Turest-Swartz
      Performed by Mt Eden

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