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R| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
In the year 2159, humanity is sharply divided between two classes of people: The ultrarich live aboard a luxurious space station called Elysium, and the rest live a hardscrabble existence in Earth's ruins. His life hanging in the balance, a man named Max (Matt Damon) agrees to undertake a dangerous mission that could bring equality to the population, but Secretary Delacourt (Jodie Foster) vows to preserve the pampered lifestyle of Elysium's citizens, no matter what the cost.

Cast: Matt Damon , Jodie Foster , Sharlto Copley , Alice Braga , Diego Luna , Wagner Moura , William Fichtner , Brandon Auret

Director: Neill Blomkamp

Genres: Science fiction, Drama, Action

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Elysium (2013)

Release Date: August 9th, 2013|1 hr. 49 min.

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  • March 24, 2014 kl00000000187185
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    good

  • December 25, 2013 jackd1207
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    Lame story added to lame acting = painfully bad movie.

  • December 18, 2013 pi00000000176317
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    the story had potential .. however looks like a low budget... poor implementation, again most of the movie are fights and battle ...

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Neill Blomkamp's 'Chappie' Is a Go: 'Elysium' Director Lines Up Next Sci-Fi Film

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Katie Roberts on Aug 13th, 2013 4:00PM

Frazer Harrison/Getty Neill Blomkamp is having a good week. His latest movie, "Elysium," opened at the top of the box office, and now his next film, "Chappie," has gotten the green light from...

Weekend Box Office: 'Elysium' Nabs $30.5M, 'Millers' Not Far Behind

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The Associated Press on Aug 11th, 2013 4:06PM

Sony NEW YORK (AP) - The dystopian science fiction thriller "Elysium" topped the weekend box office with $30.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday, enough to beat three newcomers,...

Weekend Movies: 'Elysium,' 'Planes,' 'We're the Millers,' 'Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters' (VIDEO)

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Dana Taddeo on Aug 9th, 2013 4:30PM

Sony/Kimberley French August usually marks the beginning of a flood of not-so-hotly-anticipated summer movies, but, so far, 2013 is flipping that idea on its head. With a sci-fi action epic...

Matt Damon: 15 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About the 'Elysium' Star

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Dana Taddeo on Aug 9th, 2013 9:00AM

Getty Matt Damon is probably one of the most normal people in Hollywood. There are never any salacious tabloid stories about him, he married a former bartender, and he walks his daughters to...

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