Passengers (2016)


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Jim and Aurora, the only two awaken on-board the Avalon spaceship.

What was suppose to be 120 years of hibernation on-board the Avalon spaceship moving humans to a new century and a destination goes wrong for two passengers. Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) and Aurora Dunn (Jennifer Lawrence) wakes up from their sleep pod 90 years before they could reach their planet. The mysterious awaking takes them on a journey to investigate the issue and begin to fall for each other. However only to be affected by the collapse of the Avalon spaceship. Jim suspect something big is wrong, believing the ship is going to go and is force to take action. Where every moment counts, can Jim, Aurora and the many hibernated passengers survive the facing trouble they encounter? There is a reason behind the awaking and uncovering this truth could potentially save their lives.

Passengers (2016) movie Q&A:

Where is the Avalon spaceship heading towards?
The Avalon is on a voyage to a distant planet call Homestead Colony.

How many passengers are on-board the Avalon?
There are 5259 humans on-board the Avalon.

How long will it take for the passengers on the Avalon ship arrive to their destination?
It will take them 120 years to arrive to their new colony inhabited by humans.

Who is Aurora Dunn?
Aurora Dunn (Jenifer Lawrence) is from New York, a writer interested in cosmic travel.

Who is Jim Preston?
Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) actual name on the hibernated pod display is James Preston. He is an A rate mechanical engineer from Denver, Colorado.

Who is the bar attendant serving Jim and Aurora on their date?
Arthur (Michael Sheen) is the android who serves at the bar on-board the Avalon.


Passengers (2016) Movieholic Hub speculations:

As with most science fiction space travel movies, there has to be some representation of time presence and this is no different with the Passenger (2016) movie. Not all is about the future but also pacing itself about the past. Telling the story of history with an Art Deco present in the bar or could the director’s goal, Morten Tyldum be aiming to set a romantic feeling accustoming Jim and Aurora affection date for the audience to capture.
(0:31 – PASSENGERS – Official Trailer)

The neon sign Homestead II rotates above where Jim is sitting. Could this be a sign that there are two star ship racing to reach the new planet.
(1:26 – PASSENGERS – Official Trailer)

At some point, the Avalon spaceship seems to be travelling toward the sun. Is that where all the passengers on-board an Avalon organic like spaceship is destine to travel towards. This shot reminds us of the science fiction thriller movie Sunshine (2007).
(1:50 – PASSENGERS – Official Trailer)

The most romantic of all walks, a couple stepping into space seeing the stars up close. Now beat that other romance movies to come.
(1:31 – PASSENGERS – Official Trailer)

“No! You die, I die.” Aurora screams out. This is the future of the Romeo and Juliet story in outer space.
(2:02 – PASSENGERS – Official Trailer)

There is a medical lab, one that heals the body and treats the injured. Yes, it’s on this ship as evidence points to this in section of the movie trailer when half dead Jim gets pulled by Aurora towards the technical advance medical bed.
(2:08 – PASSENGERS – Official Trailer)

What kind of character does Andy Garcia play, the white stylized mustache beard coming out of the sliding doors. He seems to be a general or a chef commander with the 3 stars on either side his shoulder and selves. Could they be on another mothership controlling the faith of the Avalon.
(2:14 – PASSENGERS – Official Trailer)

Gus Mancuso (Laurence Fishburne) is no general but aims to set the tied straight with the politic game to make things right according to Movieholic Hub’s speculation. Just maybe he is there to help save the 5259 passengers lives.
(2:15 – PASSENGERS – Official Trailer)

Aurora in her undergarment enters a bubble of liquid oxygen when there is gravity lost, presumably that is likely to provide oxygen and protect her from the exploding debris flying around within her surrounding. Seen something similar in other science fiction movies such as Final Fantasy – Spirits Within (2001) and is pretty cool.
(2:17 – PASSENGERS – Official Trailer)

“There is a reason we woke up early.” a quote from Jim. For sure he know something behind the whole saga.
(2:22 – PASSENGERS – Official Trailer)


Passengers film synopsis:

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt are two passengers onboard a spaceship transporting them to a new life on another planet. The trip takes a deadly turn when their hibernation pods mysteriously wake them 90 years before they reach their destination. As Jim and Aurora try to unravel the mystery behind the malfunction, they begin to fall for each other, unable to deny their intense attraction… only to be threatened by the imminent collapse of the ship and the discovery of the truth behind why they woke up.


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When every moment counts for Aurora Dunn (Jennifer Lawrence) and Jim Preston (Chris Pratt).
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Aurora Dunn (Jennifer Lawrence) and Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) on a date in outer space.



Movieholic Hub Passengers movie trailer verdict:

Passengers (2016) looks to be a science fiction meets romance movie, mixed up with some action plot to enthrall the audience. The movie trailer appears to have a intriguing story line written by Jon Spaihts to keep the momentum going. If that won’t at least the appearance of Jenifer Lawrence will be wowing us and Chris Pratt who will clean us up pretty well here as the cast. Futuristic sleek with a touch element of stylized art deco tantalizing us wanting to see more. Passenger (2016) is a long awaited movie with a decent plot looking to be a hit this Christmas. Thomas Newman has done well with the sound with this trailer. The music beats goes well with the tune delivering interesting emotions through the segments of the trailer. We at Movieholic Hub can’t wait to uncover the truth why Jim and Aurora woke up 90 years before their expect time. Trapped in space or trapped in a cinema, Passenger (2016) will be worth watching in our opinion.