Dr. Ryan Stone is a mission specialist on her first shuttle mission. Her commander is veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski, helming his last flight before retirement. Then, on a routine space walk, disaster strikes -- the shuttle is destroyed, leaving Ryan and Matt stranded in deep space with no link to Earth and no hope of rescue. As their fear turns to panic, they realize that the only way home may be to venture further into space.
Mission Control (voice)
Dr. Ryan Stone
Star, Writer, Producer, Film Editor
Houston: Explorer, this is Houston.
Explorer Captain: Go ahead, Houston.
Houston: NORAD reports a Russian satellite has incurred a missile strike. The impact has created a cloud of debris orbiting at twenty thousand miles per hour. Current debris does not overlap with your trajectory. We'll keep you posted on any further developments.
Ryan: I had a daughter. She was four. She was at school playing tag. Slipped, hit her head, and that was that.
Kowalski: What kind of name is Ryan for a girl?
Ryan: Dad wanted a boy.
Production budget - $100,000,000
Domestic gross - $274,092,705 (6th)
Worldwide gross - $716,392,705 (9th)
Lake Powell, Arizona
Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Surrey, England
Don't Let Go
Director - Alfonso Cuaron