Steve Jobs Poster

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: Drama, Biography

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

Distributors: Universal Pictures, Universal Pictures

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

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

  • 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

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