Synopsis: The spaceship, Starship Avalon, in its 120-year voyage to a distant colony planet known as the "Homestead Colony" and transporting 5,258 people has a malfunction in one of its sleep chambers. As a result one hibernation pod opens prematurely and the one person that awakes, Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) is stranded on the spaceship, still 90 years from his destination.
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Morten Tyldum
Production: Columbia Pictures
  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 9 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
116 min

Good morning, James.

How are you feeling?

Wait. What?

It's perfectly normal to feel confused.

You just spent 120 years

in suspended animation.


It's okay, James.

- It's Jim.

- Jim.

Just breathe. Everything is okay.

Where am I?

You're a passenger on the Starship Avalon,

the Homestead Company's

premier interstellar starliner.

We've nearly completed the voyage

from Earth to your new home.

The colony world of Homestead II.

A new world. A fresh start.

Room to grow.


The Avalon is on final approach.

For the next four months,

you'll enjoy space travel

at its most luxurious.

Food. Fun. Friends.

- My friends.

- That's right, Jim.

The ID band on your wrist is your key

to the wonders of the Avalon.

You're in perfect health, Jim.

Let's get you to your cabin,

where you can get some rest.

You may be experiencing

post-hibernation sickness.

Your door will illuminate for you.

Welcome to your cabin,

your home until we make landfall.

Over the next four months,

you'll prepare for your new life

on Homestead II,

meet your fellow passengers,

take skill-building classes,

and learn about colonial living.

You've been assigned to learning group 38

for passengers with engineering

and technical trade skills.

Please scan your ID

to confirm luggage delivery.


Please scan your ID

to confirm luggage delivery.

To help you recover from hibernation,

be sure to drink plenty of fluids.

Enjoy the rest of your voyage on the Avalon,

a Homestead Company Starship.

Good morning, one and all.

It's a beautiful morning

here on the Starship Avalon.

Whatever you do, don't get homesick,

get Homestead.

Let's start things off

with one of my favorites back on Earth.


That's stupid.

Just own it. Own it, Jim.

You got a cool jacket.

Hello, passengers.

Will you all please take a seat.

Welcome, learning group 38.

Your introduction to colonial life.

Earth is a prosperous planet,

the cradle of civilization.

But for many, it's also overpopulated,

overpriced, overrated.

I'm sorry, I think I may be in the wrong...

Hold all questions till the end, please.


The colonies offer an alternative,

a better way of life.

Where are all the other...

And there's no colony

more beautiful than Homestead II,

the jewel of the occupied world.

I'm sorry.

Where is everybody?

We are all on the Starship Avalon.

But I'm the only one here.

There are 5,000 passengers

and 258 crew members.

So why am I alone?

We're all in this together.


Anybody here?


Please buckle up and secure any loose items.

This elevator will experience

a momentary lapse in gravity.

Grand concourse.


Welcome to the grand concourse

aboard the Avalon.

Can I help you?

I need to talk to a person.

A real live person, please?

What sort of person?

Personal trainer? Travel planner?

- Therapist?

- I don't know.

Somebody in charge.

The ship's steward handles

passenger affairs.

It's on level three of the grand concourse.

- Thank you.

- Happy to help.

Not good.

- Hello.

- Who's flying the ship?

The flight crew, the captain, the pilot,

the chief navigator...

Captain. I want to speak to the captain.

The captain rarely handles

passenger queries...

It's an emergency! Please.

The captain is usually found on the bridge,

in the command ring.

Bridge access requires

special authorization.

Bridge access requires

special authorization.

You got to be kidding me.

Welcome to the observatory.

What can I show you?

We're supposed to land soon.

I'm the only one awake.

I don't understand. What can I show you?

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