Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs biopic gets first trailer; Aug. 16th release date

The long awaited Steve Jobs biopic, starring Ashton Kutcher, now has a new release date and, more importantly, its first official trailer. The movie, titled simply Jobs, will be released in theaters via Open Road Films on August 16th. The movie was originally set for release on April 19th, but Open Road said at the time they delayed it so they could give a better marketing push for the film.

The new trailer, as posted by Yahoo Movies, finally gives a sense of perceptive on how this movie will portray the late co-founder and CEO of Apple. It also shows how Kutcher will hopefully navigate his way through the various points in Jobs' life, from starting Apple Computer in the 1970s to being kicked out in the 1980s and then finally returning to Apple in the 1990s.

The movie has only been seen by the public once, as the last entry shown during the Sundance Film Festival in January.  Kutcher's performance as Jobs got good reviews at the time but the movie itself received more mixed responses from critics. It's unknown if the version that will be released on August 16th will differ from the one shown at Sundance. Jobs also stars Josh Gad as Apple's other co-founder Steve Wozniak, along with Dermot Mulroney, Lukas Haas, J.K. Simmons and Matthew Modine.

Source: Yahoo Movies

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I absolutely love the haters who hate because they like to hate. Who bent fact because they hate it so much.

I absolutely hate the lovers who love because they love to love, Who bent fact because they love it so much.

Oh the irony.

Gotta love geeks that think that the only way to be recognized as an innovator in tech is building components and coding. Yeah, I get it guys, you wanna get recognized.

However, who will sell your products? Nope, not you, but marketing people. In that regard Jobs is the greatest salesman in decades. His charisma and drive made computers as cultural relevant devices, not only tools. You might not like him, but you cant deny this to him.

And yes, I know this might be contradicting my 'rant against tech' thread. But we have to understand there's a world of difference between status signifying and cultural relevancy.

Signed: Not an Apple fan.

No, Edison didn't invent anything. That's just what people think. Jobs was the same way. That's why they're the same. Most of the things attributed to Edison were actually invented by others, and mostly by Nikola Tesla.

john.smith_2084 said,
I am inspired , I want to build software that changes the world and makes it a better place!

?? Jobs never did that…

I don't know about Ashton playing Jobs. Ashton is known of pretty much all dumb role. Still can't get that image out of my mind.... lolz ...

I'm really surprised about how someone (such as yourself) can form such an emphatic opinion about someone whilst not knowing them personally. I certainly have admiration for the mans success - I'm also aware of his character flaws - but surely, I, nor are many of us here are informed enough to have such disdain or worship for this man? I just don't get it?

Adamb10 said,
You don't have to like him, but you do have to respect him. Jobs helped transformed the computer and consumer electronics industry.

And then we arent even talking about after 2000 and the iPod/iPhone/iPad

1Pixel said,
A film about a massive a**hole... Yeah i'll totally watch that!

/s

The movie looks pretty nice and inspiering, the guy may had his modes, but he changed the world, but you?

Look at all the iSheep^. Circle jerk.

I have zero respect for Jobs. He's highly over rated, you people act as if he did everything single handedly. They guy has no brains for tech, all that real complex stuff is done by others. Just like how Woz made first Apple computer, before Jobs ****ed him over. You people are sick for looking up to such a disgusting human being.

Steve Jobs had a hand in everything they did because they were of his vision and Design he approved and or made changes himself on things he also was very tech knolagable watch the youtube videos about him starting up NEXT computers he designed the system himself he knew what he wanted. sure he did not put each system together but the fact is he did allot https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHsHKzYOV2E Steve Jobs building NeXT Steve Jobs in 1987, as he left Apple and set out to create his next great computer empire, NeXT.

notuptome2004 said,
Steve Jobs had a hand in everything they did because they were of his vision and Design he approved and or made changes himself on things he also was very tech knolagable watch the youtube videos about him starting up NEXT computers he designed the system himself he knew what he wanted. sure he did not put each system together but the fact is he did allot https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHsHKzYOV2E Steve Jobs building NeXT Steve Jobs in 1987, as he left Apple and set out to create his next great computer empire, NeXT.

NeXT? Really? You do know that NeXT failed miserably do you? And the combination of "empire" and "NeXT" only makes me laugh…

Yes NeXT may have failed but look what happened to Apple after steve jobs returned to His company i mean sure Apple never was on the verge of going 100% Dead but he gave it life he is the one who brought Apple to where it once was

it dont matter if you hate jobs or Apple but the iPod the iphone the iMac the Mac in general have proved Apple is a Big Dog in the ocean and that they are succesfull just cause you dont own one of there products or anythign or so does not mean Apple is nothing as you seem to imply you make it out like ( What products have they made that was successful What )


And to your original statement Jobs did not F Woz over go watch video interviews with him Woz chose to leave apple at some point way before jobs got fired from his own company woz was in a plane crash in 1982 then in 83 he returned only to wan tto be an enginer and 12 years after he helped creat apple he decided to leave Apple but steve as of right now is still an employee of Apple and get s a Stiped check every year of something like a $120.000 or so

notuptome2004 said,
Yes NeXT may have failed but look what happened to Apple after steve jobs returned to His company i mean sure Apple never was on the verge of going 100% Dead but he gave it life he is the one who brought Apple to where it once was

How quickly people forget he did this with an infusion of mountains of cash from Microsoft.

notuptome2004 said,

And to your original statement Jobs did not F Woz over

Sorry vor bursting your bubble, but Jobs did **** Wozniak. The incident is even mentioned in the official biography...

(Wozniak's friend at the time, Steve Jobs, was assigned to create a circuit board for the arcade video game Breakout. According to Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell, Atari offered $100 for each chip that was eliminated in the machine. Jobs had little specialized knowledge of circuit board design and made a deal with Wozniak to split the fee evenly between them if Wozniak could minimize the number of chips. Wozniak reduced the number of chips by 50 by using RAM for the brick representation. Too expensive to use at the time, the fact that this prototype also had no scoring or coin mechanisms meant Woz's prototype could not be used. Jobs was paid regardless. According to Wozniak, Jobs told him that Atari gave them only $700 (instead of the offered $5,000), and that Wozniak's share was thus $350.[6] Wozniak did not learn about the actual bonus until ten years later, but said that if Jobs had told him about it and had said he needed the money, Wozniak would have given it to him.[7]) [source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Wozniak#Early_career]

From Woz Website
2 question that are nearly the same but differant and these are stright from Woz himself


http://www.woz.org/letters/why-did-you-leave

Why did you leave?
in
Question from E-mail
Hi, I watched the TNT movie, The Pirates of Silicon Valley and I was wondering if you quit your job at Apple because of Steve's behavior during his "leadership" time at Apple, and also what computer were you designing just before you quit?

Woz
I never quit. I just left the direct site to develop a remote control on my own. There was a lot of mistaken publicity along the lines that I left because of things that I didn't like there and it's totally wrong.

I Never Left Apple
in
Question from E-mail
I'm not sure what your current relationship is to Apple Corporation, if any? I read a comment you made: "I only served at the bottom of Apple's org chart all these years."

Did you ever leave Apple? If so, why? I assume you're still a large stock-holder either way?

Woz
I never left Apple's official employee list, but I left direct work inside on a few occasions. After a plane crash, I took a year off to finish college and then sponsored a couple of rock concerts. I came back to Apple and worked as an engineer. Eventually I wanted the fun of the early days and left to create a universal remote control. But I always sort of represent Apple when I make appearances or give interviews.

So there you have it steve Jobs did not F Woz out of anything Woz left to do something he wanted and he is still on the employee list so he could return if he wanted to at anytime and work

MFH said,

Wozniak did not learn about the actual bonus until ten years later, but said that if Jobs had told him about it and had said he needed the money, Wozniak would have given it to him)

he was not F buy steve at all i just posted from his own website his reasoning Q&A so from his own mouth he siad why he left he was never in it for the money it was all about doing it for Fun

it's not ok if it doesn't have the following scene:

*dramatic piano music*
jobes, his face vs the wall, as bill gates enter, and slowly getting closer to jobes.
*suddenly quietly raging jobes scream at bill gates*
YOU ARE STEALING FROM US???!!!!!
*silent, then bill gates say, like a boss*
no! we would never, this is what we are doing....

"Pirates of Silicon Valley".

R1pper said,
"Pirates of Silicon Valley".

This movie stands no chance compared to Pirates of Silicon Valley…