Science Fiction is definitely one of my favorite genres for films, and Passengers delivers on that front. It's about a man, Jim Preston (Chris Pratt), on his way to a new planet to start a new life, along with thousands of other people. Something happens during the flight that leaves his pod damaged, waking him up a hundred years early. He spends an entire year on the ship alone - other than the robotic bartender who becomes his one and only friend. One day he comes across a pod that has the most beautiful woman inside. He becomes obsessed and looks into her. He finds outs that she is an author and he watches her video log diary to learn more about her and "spend" time with her. After a year of being alone on the space ship, he starts to go stir crazy. Almost committing suicide and debating whether or not he should wake up the woman in the pod.
Needless to say, he wakes her up. Her name is Aurora (Jennifer Lawrence) and he tells her that her pod was faulty too. Together they fall in love, up until the point where she finally finds out about what he did. Just in time though, it's evident that the spaceship is starting to break down and malfunction to a high degree. They must work together to save the mission and the thousands of people on board, even though they know they'll die on the ship before it can even make it to the new planet.
I really enjoyed this movie. The story line was well thought out and the actors chosen for the lead roles were great. Though it was obviously one of the scarier parts of the movie, it was pretty cool what they did with the pool while the spaceship lost gravity. With only having four actors in this movie, it didn't progress slowly or stay uninteresting. I'm going to give this movie a "Loved It" and would recommend it to all - including you science fiction lovers like me.
"If that boy were an apple, he'd be a delicious"
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