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Passengers (2016)

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Critic Consensus: Passengers proves Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence work well together -- and that even their chemistry isn't enough to overcome a fatally flawed story.

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Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt star in an exciting action-thriller about two passengers who are on a 120-year journey to another planet when their hibernation pods wake them 90 years too early. Jim and Aurora are forced to unravel the mystery behind the malfunction as the ship teeters on the brink of collapse, with the lives of thousands of passengers in jeopardy.

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Cast

Jennifer Lawrence
as Aurora Lane
Chris Pratt
as Jim Preston
Laurence Fishburne
as Gus Mancuso
Andy Garcia
as Captain Norris
Vince Foster
as Executive Officer
Kara Flowers
as Communications officer
Conor Brophy
as Crew Member
Julee Cerda
as Instructor (Hologram)
Aurora Perrineau
as Best Friend
Lauren Farmer
as Party Friend
Emerald Mayne
as Party Friend
Kristin Brock
as Party Friend
Tom Ferrari
as Party Friend
Quansae Rutledge
as Party Friend
Desmond Reid
as Party Friend
Emma Clarke
as Voice of the Avalon
Emma Clarke
as Voice of the Avalon
Chris Edgerly
as InfoMat Voice/Deejay
Fred Melamed
as Observatory Voice
Matt Corboy
as Video Game Voice
Jesus Mendoza
as Hector, the Robot Waiter
Alpha Takahashi
as Sushi Robot Waitress
Matthew Wolf
as French Restaurant Robot Waiter
Jean-Michel Richaud
as French Restaurant Robot Waiter
Jean
as Michel Richaud-French Restaurant Robot Waiter
Jon Spaihts
as Autodoc Voice
Joy Spears
as Dancer
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Critic Reviews for Passengers

All Critics (232) | Top Critics (40)

Ironically, Passengers is at its most evocative when capturing a state of utter tedium.

December 23, 2016 | Full Review…

Fixing the malfunctioning Avalon requires addressing the fundamental damage, but the film seems to argue that the same does not hold true for the human heart.

December 23, 2016 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

Passengers, a fairy tale set aboard a luxury spaceliner, has billion-dollar ideas and five-cent guts.

December 22, 2016 | Full Review…
Top Critic

If the filmmakers had delved into the direness of their situation and mined it for more than just a grand-scale lovers' spat in outer space, the movie might have been more than a sleek, well-designed curiosity.

December 22, 2016 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Disappointing at best, problematic at worst.

December 22, 2016 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Passengers is an odd movie but its central questions and dilemmas are compelling and there's enough here of substance for the impressions to linger. Problems aside, it's a journey worth taking.

December 21, 2016 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Passengers

½

Not my genre, but I did watch it and remained interested in seeing how it would work out. By the end I was reminded again why I hate sci fi and blockbusters. Not my two favorite actors by a long shot. He's a wooden plank and she's mildly attractive and that's about it. The end had me rolling my eyes and I don't mind a romance story usually. Just your standard disaster on an a spaceship story. I won't be in a hurry to watch another.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer

Stupid? Maybe a little. Also, acting apparently isn't a craft that has thrived in the interstellar future: the most effective parts seem to arrive only when the actors aren't actually on screen. Although "Passengers" has its problems and doesn't quite deliver on the social and ethical issues it attempts to drive, the film has spectacular visual effects and is a real thrill ride.

Christian C
Christian C

Super Reviewer

Full of the worst clichés you can think of, expository dialogue and cheesy references (even to The Shining, for no good reason), this is an immoral and horribly corny little romance that wants us to feel sympathy towards a selfish bastard as he proves to a woman that he is the "best" thing for her.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer

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