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Gravity

Release Date: October 4th, 2013

DVD Release Date: February 15th, 2014

PG-13 |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a medical engineer on her first shuttle mission. Her commander is veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney), helming his last flight before retirement. Then, during a routine space walk by the pair, 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 fear turns to panic, they realize that the only way home may be to venture further into space.

Cast: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Orto Ignatiussen, Phaldut Sharma, Amy Warren, Basher Savage, Adam Cozens

Director: Alfonso Cuarón

Genres: Thriller, Science Fiction, Drama

Production Co: Heyday Films, Esperanto Filmoj

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Escape, Fascinating, 2010s, Creative, Survival

Ratings & Reviews

  • 94
    William GossFilm.com

    The fact that Cuarón’s film strives to be something more than thoroughly harrowing — no small feat in and of itself — solidifies its existence as a marvel of not just technical craft but sheer imagination as well show more

  • 100
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    At once the most realistic and beautifully choreographed film ever set in space, Gravity is a thrillingly realized survival story spiked with interludes of breath-catching tension and startling surprise. show more

  • 90
    Bob MondelloNPR

    Cuaron and his son Jonas have felt the need not just to come up with ways to keep the characters talking — there's even a mildly sneery reference to NPR at one point — but to brush in backstory and motivation, quite as if the peril of being isolated in space with a limited supply of oxygen weren't sufficient rationale for the characters' actions. show more

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Awards

Winner Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Nominated Best Foreign Film
Amandaprisen (2014)
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Production Design
Winner Sound Mixing
Winner Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Winner Outstanding British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Winner Music (Original Score)
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Winner Cinematography
Winner Visual Effects
Winner Directing
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Winner Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Winner Sound Editing
Winner Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Winner Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Original Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Winner Film Editing