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Geostorm (2017)

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When the network of satellites designed to control the global climate starts to attack Earth, it's a race against the clock for its creator to uncover the real threat before a worldwide Geostorm wipes out everything and everyone.

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Dean Devlin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gerard Butler ... Jake Lawson
Jim Sturgess ... Max Lawson
Abbie Cornish ... Sarah Wilson
Alexandra Maria Lara ... Ute Fassbinder
Daniel Wu ... Cheng Long
Eugenio Derbez ... Al Hernandez
Amr Waked ... Ray Dussette
Adepero Oduye ... Eni Adisa
Andy Garcia ... President Andrew Palma
Ed Harris ... Leonard Dekkom
Robert Sheehan ... Duncan Taylor
Richard Schiff ... Senator Cross
Mare Winningham ... Dr. Cassandra Jennings
Zazie Beetz ... Dana
Talitha Eliana Bateman ... Hannah Lawson (as Talitha Bateman)
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Storyline

When catastrophic climate change endangers Earth's very survival, world governments unite and create the Dutch Boy Program: a world wide net of satellites, surrounding the planet, that are armed with geoengineering technologies designed to stave off the natural disasters. After successfully protecting the planet for three years, something is starting to go wrong. Two estranged brothers are tasked with solving the program's malfunction before a world wide Geostorm can engulf the planet.

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Taglines:

Control the weather, control the world. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for destruction, action and violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Cantonese | Russian | Hindi | Spanish

Release Date:

20 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Geostorm See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$120,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,707,376, 22 October 2017

Gross USA:

$33,700,160

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$221,600,160
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

One satellite is called RocknRolla. Later the film mentions Mount Olympus. Gerard Butler (I) appeared in RocknRolla (2008) and Olympus Has Fallen (2013). See more »

Goofs

Hannah in her narration says that the satellite system was called Dutch boy after the boy who put his finger in a dam. In the novel 'Hans Brinker, or the Silver Skates' by Mary Mapes Dodge, the boy puts his finger in a dike to stop the ocean. A dam is across a river. See more »

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Hannah Lawson: [narrating] Everyone was warned, but no one listened. A rise in temperature, ocean patterns changed and ice caps melted. They call it extreme weather. They didn't know what "extreme" was. In the year 2019, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and droughts unleashed a wave of destruction upon our planet. We didn't just lose towns or beachfronts. We lost entire cities. The East River swallowed Lower Manhattan. A heat wave in Madrid killed two million people in just one day. But in that ...
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Crazy Credits

During the first part of the end credits, blueprint schematics of the Dutch Boy space station and satellites are shown. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Geostorm (2017) See more »

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Tsunami
Written by Mayda Miller
Performed by Mayda Miller (as Mayda)
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An average disaster flick which could have been lot better
24 October 2017 | by theromanempire-1See all my reviews

Unfortunately this had potential to be one of the greatest disaster flicks but it failed in many ways.

scenario had serious questions as to why things happened and many questions answered not until the very end of the movie and still the reasons given for the motivation of the main villain of the movie was at least ridiculous.

The most important flaw though was that we never saw what we should see in a disaster film until the last only 20 minutes or so in the movie.

last 20 minutes were the best part of the movie answering the questions and watching the great effects and disaster scenes BUT more than first hour in the movie we mostly got bla,,,,bla...bla.....and nothing more.

If u are a fan of disaster movies then u will like the movie but not anything past that.

it's not one of the best....not one of the worst either.

so watch it and judge for yourself.

I am a fan of this genre and own more than 50 disaster movies and many of them are b movies direct to DVD.

geostorm although a theatrical big budget release was not so much better than those movies like category 6 and 7, night of the twister...etc....excluding the S.E but it deserves to be in my DVD disaster collection.

Grade // C+


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