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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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Hannah Lawson (as Talitha Bateman)
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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 two 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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Control the weather, control the world. See more »


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

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20 October 2017 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$120,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,707,376, 22 October 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,274,758, 12 December 2017
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2.35 : 1
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The word "Geostorm" is mentioned 20 times in various forms throughout the movie, including the end title. See more »

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During the phone call at 43:57 Max Lawson and Cheng Long's phone screens are off. In the next shot, they are on. See more »

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Jake Lawson: [on Dutchboy] I worked on this day in and day out week after week for years, what did they do? They turned it into a gun
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Shutting down your brain in 10... 9... 8...
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Hollywood studio boss: "Okay, folks, I want you to use everything that's been going through the global press for the last two years: Occupational disasters, storms, climate change. Just mix it together like a salad. And because my son has just turned twelve, I want this film to be dedicated only to twelve-year-old males. Okay, my son is not the brightest and he loves explosions and space ships - preferably exploding space ships - so make something he'll like for sure. Blow something up and stuff like that."

Submissive employee:"But shouldn't we also involve women?" Hollywood studio boss: "Sure. The standard clichés will do fine: a little girl who is interested in electronics and science, although we all know that girls at this age are just sitting in front of Youtube, watching make-up videos. But hey, that's what people want to see. And something about a female special agent kicking balls. That came out pretty well in the' 80s, I'm sure it still works."

Submissive servant:"Don't you think that we are mentally undercharging the audience and pretending that they're all mentally under-exposed?"

Hollywood studio boss: "Hell, they ARE. Oh - and because the whole world laughs at our President, I want the President of the United States to play a role that is better off than this living joke in the Oval Office. I want my son to believe that the President of the United States is smarter than Goofy. At least."


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