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The Aeronauts (2019)

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Balloon pilot Amelia Wren and scientist James Glaisher find themselves in an epic fight for survival while attempting to make discoveries in a gas balloon in the 1860s.

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Tom Harper

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Tom Harper (story by), Jack Thorne (story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Felicity Jones ... Amelia Wren
Vincent Perez ... Pierre Rennes
Phoebe Fox ... Antonia
Lewin Lloyd ... Charlie
Himesh Patel ... John Trew
Eddie Redmayne ... James Glaisher
Robert Glenister ... Ned Chambers
Tim McInnerny ... Airy
Thomas Arnold Thomas Arnold ... Charles Green
Tom Courtenay ... Arthur Glaisher
Anne Reid ... Ethel Glaisher
Lisa Jackson Lisa Jackson ... Poppy
Rebecca Front ... Aunt Frances
Elsa Alili ... Antonia's Daughter
Connie Price Connie Price ... Antonia's Daughter
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Storyline

In 1862, pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) teams up with daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Rennes (Felicity Jones) to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history. While their voyage to the very edge of existence helps the unlikely pair find their place in the world, they face physical and emotional challenges in the thin air, as the ascent becomes a fight for survival.

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Inspired by a True Adventure


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

(Rated PG-13 for some peril and thematic elements) | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,864,680
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne previously starred together in The Theory of Everything (2014). See more »

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Quotes

James Glaisher: You are the only person who could fly us higher than anyone has ever been.
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, many of the Os in people's names slowly rise, as if symbolizing a balloon elevating. See more »


Soundtracks

The Aeronauts Waltz
Written by Jack Arnold
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22 December 2019 | by Ark7754See all my reviews

Yes ok the film is "inspired" by true events. I think it was a good call having the woman.

Two men in a balloon complaining about it being cold? Really that's what you'd like to see?

It's a film..it needs something to extend the story folks

The historical record has what actually happened. Many films that are based on events have various inaccuracies. Well I liked this film..it was different.

Though I think the Felicity is hot also so that was a plus for me anyway. The effects were cool and the last third was savage!


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