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Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine (2015)

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A look at the personal and private life of the late Apple CEO, Steve Jobs.

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Alex Gibney

Writer:

Alex Gibney

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Jobs ... Himself - Co-Founder, Apple Computers (archive footage)
Alex Gibney ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
Steve Wozniak ... Himself - Co-Founder, Apple Computers (archive footage)
Michael S. Malone Michael S. Malone ... Himself - Tech Journalist
Nolan Bushnell ... Himself - Co-Founder, Atari
Regis McKenna Regis McKenna ... Himself - Hi-Tech Marketing Consultant
Michael Moritz Michael Moritz ... Himself - Venture Capitalist
Sherry Turkle ... Herself - Director, MIT Initiative on Technology and the Self
Bob Belleville Bob Belleville ... Himself - Director of Engineering, Macintosh
Chris Espinosa Chris Espinosa ... Himself - Manager, User Education (archive footage)
Michael Murray Michael Murray ... Himself - Director of Marketing (archive footage)
Rony Sebok Rony Sebok ... Herself - Software Engineer (archive footage)
Bud Tribble Bud Tribble ... Himself - Software Manager (archive footage)
Daniel Kottke Daniel Kottke ... Himself - Friend & Apple Technician
Kobun Chino Otogawa Kobun Chino Otogawa ... Himself - Job's Spiritual Adviser (archive footage)
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Storyline

In his signature black turtleneck and blue jeans, shrouded in shadows below a milky apple, Steve Jobs' image was ubiquitous. But who was the man on the stage? What accounted for the grief of so many across the world when he died? From Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney, 'Steve Jobs: The Man In The Machine' is a critical examination of Jobs who was at once revered as an iconoclastic genius and a barbed-tongued tyrant. A candid look at Jobs' legacy featuring interviews with a handful of those close to him at different stages in his life, the film is evocative and nuanced in capturing the essence of the Apple legend and his values which shape the culture of Silicon Valley to this day. Written by Anonymous

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Bold. Brilliant. Brutal.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 September 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Steve Jobs - manden bag Apple See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$140,064, 6 September 2015

Gross USA:

$494,506

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$494,506
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Trivia

Apple senior executive Eddy Cue was quick to express his disappointment in this documentary, describing the film on Twitter as "an inaccurate and mean-spirited view of my friend" and "not a reflection of the Steve I knew." See more »

Quotes

Himself - Narrator: In the end I was left with the same question with which I began this journey: Why did so many strangers weep for Steve Jobs? It is just simple to say it was because he gave us products we love, without asking why we love them the way we do. It is too simple even to conclude that we love them because they connect us to a wider world and the people in our lives that are far away. Because these machines isolate us too. Perhaps the contradictory nature of our experience with these gadgets, narrates...
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References The Godfather (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Dreams
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Written by Noel Hogan and Dolores O'Riordan
Performed by The Cranberries
Played during Apple iPhone segment
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Great movie
14 September 2016 | by markogranicSee all my reviews

Great movie about great man! Steve Jobs was a genius, but a strange person. This biopic helps to understand him a little better. Everybody is talking about that his communication with his colleagues was harsh and that he was tyrant, but we can see now that is necessary to get the job done. His love and passion for Apple and his products was fascinating. Great innovator, talent to change things in a way that is unexpected. He changed people habit of working with technology. Downside was his obsessive controlling disorder and his arrogance. It helped his to make great new gadgets, but made a lot of enemies around him. In some cases he acted like a spoiled child. Anyway, you should see the movie and judge for your own.


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