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Aloha (2015)

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A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watch-dog assigned to him.

Director:

Cameron Crowe

Writer:

Cameron Crowe
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2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bradley Cooper ... Brian Gilcrest
Emma Stone ... Allison Ng
Rachel McAdams ... Tracy Woodside
Bill Murray ... Carson Welch
John Krasinski ... John 'Woody' Woodside
Danny McBride ... Colonel 'Fingers' Lacy
Alec Baldwin ... General Dixon
Bill Camp ... Bob Largent
Jaeden Lieberher ... Mitchell
Danielle Rose Russell ... Grace
Michael Chernus ... Roy
Edi Gathegi ... Lt. Colonel Curtis
Dennis Bumpy Kanahele Dennis Bumpy Kanahele ... Dennis 'Bumpy' Kanahele (as Dennis 'Bumpy' Kanahele)
Elizabeth Marvel ... Launch Announcer - Natalie
Ivana Milicevic ... Carson Biographer
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Storyline

A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs - the US Space program in Honolulu, Hawaii - and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Sometimes you have to say goodbye before you can say hello.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

AL | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Hawaiian | Russian

Release Date:

27 August 2015 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Алоха See more »

Filming Locations:

Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawaii, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$37,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,670,235, 31 May 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$20,991,497, 19 July 2015
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color | Black and White (archive footage)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

One of the songs playing during the satellite sequence, is the theme from Stripes (1981). See more »

Goofs

The General makes reference to "Equatorial New Guinea," combining two different regions of Earth. Equatorial Guinea is on the west coast of Africa, and Papua New Guinea is just north of Australia. Papua New Guinea is just south of the equator and Equatorial Guinea is just north of the equator. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Brian Gilcrest: [narrating] There was a time I knew everything in the sky. Every satellite, every constellation, souvenirs of space walks and astronauts and rockets launched by NASA in the '60s. As a kid, I looked up and felt the future. It belonged to me.
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Crazy Credits

The film opens with the 1968 Columbia Pictures logo. The Torch lady is wearing a lei, in keeping with the Hawaiian setting. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Columbia Pictures logo starts the film in the United States versions, the version released an International has the 20th Century Fox logo at the beginning of film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: San Andreas/Aloha (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Tracy (Kid Loco's Playing with the Young Team Remix)
Written by Dominic Aitchitson, Stuart Braithwaite and John Cummings
Performed by Mogwai featuring Kid Loco
Courtesy of Chemikal Underground Records
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Give it a try. This lives up to its All-Star cast.
30 May 2015 | by simcard-40799See all my reviews

I am well aware of all the shade and low reviews thrown at this movie, however this did not stop me from seeing it and frankly I'm glad it didn't. To me it lived up to the All-Star cast, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams AND Bradley Cooper, do I even need to bring up all their academy award nominations?? And they did not disappoint in Aloha. There couldn't be a better setting for the movie than Hawaii, the whole scenery in the movie is beautiful and fits the characters and story well. I will say that a couple parts of the story line fell a bit flat and were slightly disconnected but the overall plot and story played out well which I personally thought made for a great ending. Oh and the subtle humor satisfies the comedy side quite well (thank John Krasinski and Alec Baldwin for a lot of that).

So overall I was very pleased with this film and if you are on the fence as to see this film or not all I have to say is give it a shot!


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