• Steve Jobs (2015)

Steve Jobs

Release Date: October 9th, 2015

DVD Release Date: May 30th, 2016

R |2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary

With public anticipation running high, Apple Inc. co-founders Steve Jobs (Michael Fassbender) and Steve "Woz" Wozniak get ready to unveil the first Macintosh in 1984. Jobs must also deal with personal issues related to ex-girlfriend Chrisann Brennan and their young daughter Lisa. Eventually fired, Jobs launches NeXT Inc. and prepares to release a new computer model in 1988. Ten years later, Jobs is back at Apple Inc. and about to revolutionize the industry once again with the iMac.

Cast: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, Michael Stuhlbarg, Katherine Waterston, John Ortiz, Sarah Snook

Director: Danny Boyle

Genres: Biography , Drama

Production Co: Decibel Films, Mark Gordon Productions, Cloud Eight, Scott Rudin Productions, Entertainment 360

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Sacrifice , Daughter , House , Office , Brooding , Car , Brash , 1980s , 1990s , Family , Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Racing in high gear from start to finish, Danny Boyle’s electric direction tempermentally complements Sorkin’s highly theatrical three-act study. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    In many ways the film reflects its hero’s brilliance. It’s a scintillating construction, though one that sometimes feels like a product launch in its own right. show more

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Is Steve Jobs a great film? I don't think so. It's an achievement, certainly, full of Sorkin flourishes, breathtaking and brilliant one-liners that reveal a lot about the characters who deliver them. show more

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Awards

Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Winner Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Winner Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture