Up in the Air Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 1015

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 356

Theatrical Release Date: 12/04/2009

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 03/09/2010

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Jason Reitman

Actors: George Clooney, Jason Bateman, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Melanie Lynskey, Danny McBride

Plot: A corporate downsizing expert finds his job, and frequent flyer-mile goal, on the line when he learns his company plans to switch to firing over the Internet. Although is life is empty, he plans on showing that this is a face-to-face job and just may find solace in a female frequent flyer. -- Chris Kavan

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/25/2019

"Up in the Air" has sharp humor, and doesn't oversimplify its themes of employment (or unemployment) and gender roles.

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Matthew Brady - wrote on 11/18/2013

The movie has it's ups and downs but It is one of those movies that you can't get bored at, I mean George Clooney was born to win a Oscar.

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worleyjamers - wrote on 06/29/2013

Just a terrific film! An honest picture of charming, but flawed, people. Perfectly acted by George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, and Anna Kendrick. Brilliant script, brilliant film!

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Guilherme - wrote on 09/17/2016

This is a very well shot movie filled with great performances from Anna Kendrix, George Clooney and Vera Farmiga, but the keenest part of this movie is the script which led this whole movie and its characters throughout along with the audience. The resemble of how relationships are judged by different people and the journey of Clooney`s character is engaging and pitch the audience all the time bringing us along throughout this whole movie. The direction is subtle and genuine. The chemistry among the three main characters is amazing and also revitalizing. It is a movie well done and achieved what it was made to be, specially because Clooney gave the performance of his career, filled with mystery. It is a not long movie, entertaining and extremely clever on the way it was conducted. For …


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nyp09 - wrote on 03/06/2010

If there is one movie that is the best representation of the economic and emotional state of the USA at the moment, it is “Up In The Air”. This film is amazing, in every sense. It is indeed a superb directing performance for Jason Reitman, and shows his growth as a film maker. Ryan Bingham (George Clooney) is hired to travel across the country and fire the employees of companies. In other words, he does the dirty work of others. As a result, he is cut off emotionally from the world he lives in. He is indifferent to this lifestyle, until he meets the charming Alex (Vera Farmiga) and is teamed up to work with the young and fiery Natalie (Anna Kendrick) and they show him how much he really is missing out on in life.

There is not much bad that can be said about “Up In The Air”. …

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