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Elysium

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Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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In the year 2154 two groups of people remain; the extremely wealthy who reside on an immaculate man-made space station named Elysium, and the rest, who occupy an overpopulated, destroyed Earth. Max decides to embark on a mission that could bring equality to the opposed worlds.
Statement of Responsibility: TriStar Pictures presents ; in association with Media Rights Capital ; a QED International/Alphacore/Kinberg Genre production ; written and directed by Neill Blomkamp ; produced by Bill Block, Neill Blomkamp, Simon Kinberg
Title: Elysium
[videorecording]
Country of Producing Entity: United States
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 109 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in., rda
digital, optical, surround, Dolby Digital 5.1, rda
NTSC, rda
video file, DVD video, Region 1, rda
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: video
Carrier Type: videodisc
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
Special features: Engineering Utopia: creating a society in the sky; Collaboration: crafting the performances in Elysium
Credits: Music, Ryan Amon ; visual effects supervisor, Peter Muyzers ; editor, Jillian Clarke, Lee Smith ; director of photography, Trent Opaloch.
Performers: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga, Diego Luna, Wagner Moura, William Fichtner.
Summary: In the year 2154 two groups of people remain; the extremely wealthy who reside on an immaculate man-made space station named Elysium, and the rest, who occupy an overpopulated, destroyed Earth. Max decides to embark on a mission that could bring equality to the opposed worlds.
Audience: MPAA rating R for strong bloody violence and language throughout
System Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 5.1. Dolby Digital
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 5.1. Dolby Digital
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 5.1. Dolby Digital
DVD
Other Language: In English, French (PAR), or Spanish with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles; English and French subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
English and French (PAR) descriptive audio tracks for people with visual disabilities
Subject Headings: Space stations Drama Overpopulation Drama Estaciones espaciales Teatro. bidex
Genre/Form: Dystopian films
Science fiction films
Action and adventure films
Fiction films
Feature films
Feature films-United States
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Topical Term: Space stations
Overpopulation
Estaciones espaciales
Publisher No: 41723
DOT63296
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE E
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Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley


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Oct 24, 2014
  • simonbrenden rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

The film looked good (exactly like the set from District 9) and the effects were pretty good. A reasonable piece of entertainment but no more.

Kruger was the only reason to wacth this film

Oct 01, 2014
  • CPL_Cowboy rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This movie was well acted, but too unrealistic. For futuristic movies, there should be more realism. Does anyone really believe that this current society would let an "Elysium" exist?!! It's a really poor outlook on humanity in the future from this one.

Sep 30, 2014
  • frishta rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Excellent movie. Jodie Foster gave a good performance. Matt Damon's character was truly heroic.

Sep 29, 2014
  • whyisitso rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Entertaining but ultimately forgettable.

Couldn't read this disk

Sep 06, 2014
  • joywolf83 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Very reminiscent of District 9 that being said ......pretty good movie! Thought the acting was solid. And the ratio of "duh" moments were pretty low. Intense symbolism of the immigration issues in America, which I enjoyed them displaying.

Aug 20, 2014
  • rslade rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

A lot better than most recent thrillers or apocalyptic themed movies. The special effects are good, and much of the plot and characterization seems realistic, in contrast to most others in this genre.

Jul 27, 2014
  • Old_Toto rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

This allegory reflecting our present congressional impotence regarding serious immigration issues portrays deserved and timely sympathetic concerns for the undocumented. The actors and script were predictable but there were random moments of brilliance to warrant continued viewing. Spoilers follow: Being aged enough to actually have known people who were tattooed by the Nazi nightmares of WWII, old-toto could fully appreciate the modern tattoo techniques applied and implemented in this future world to identify and control people. The Great Southern Wall of America (How well is that multi-billion dollar extravaganza working for us?) mirrors the intent of Elysium. Old_Toto also knows of Mexican field workers with serious injuries or illnesses carried north by their coworkers beyond the border and left knowing that they would receive excellent and humane care at the Yuma Regional Medical Center before being released back to the Border Patrol.

Jul 16, 2014
  • Quimeras rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Age-old social, political and economic issues are given a futuristic treatment in “Elysium”. A good cast and impressive cinematography make this film worth watching.

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Apr 09, 2014
  • 7Liberty7 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

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Jan 29, 2014
  • TheBigMan rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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Jan 11, 2014
  • brapythehair rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Apr 10, 2014
  • 7Liberty7 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: I think it'd be a good idea for the actors to wash their mouths with really strong soap.

Apr 10, 2014
  • 7Liberty7 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Take the R rating seriously.

Jan 29, 2014
  • TheBigMan rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Frightening or Intense Scenes: The whole movie is very intense and probably frightening for kids to watch. Heck, I'm 19 and it was a lot for me.

Jan 29, 2014
  • TheBigMan rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Violence: Much like District 9, this movie is extremely heavy in the violence department. Although all the action is very well done and the effects are fantastic. This guy knows how to make a serious action movie.

Jan 29, 2014
  • TheBigMan rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: Probably well over 100 f words and many other smaller swears. It's rated R for a reason.

Jan 06, 2014
  • Futuregohangurl rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: some swearing and saying the lords name in vain in one part

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Jun 27, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr

Apr 13, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

“One person can make a difference and every person should try.” –John F Kennedy

Apr 10, 2014
  • 7Liberty7 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

ROBOT: 'Are--you--being--sarcastic--and--or--abusive?'
MAX: 'Ne-ga-tive'

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Jan 29, 2014
  • TheBigMan rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Elysium Trailer

Oct 31, 2013
  • libguy_1 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

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