Very slow movie, I don't understand why this needed to be split into 3 movies.
over 5 years
I don't understand why people give such low rating. Profound imagery and performance.
Ayn Rand is rolling over in her grave.
over 6 years
Pretty much exactly what you'd expect from the book.
almost 7 years
Seriously awful movie based on a worse novel.
almost 7 years
One of the messiest movies ever made. Felt very much like a part one. A lot of talking.
Atlas Shrugged: Part I is a 2011 American film adaptation of part of Ayn Rand’s 1957 novel Atlas Shrugged, intended as the first film of a trilogy encompassing the entire book. After various treatments and proposals floundered for nearly 40 years, investor John Aglialoro initiated production in June 2010. The film was directed by Paul Johansson and stars Taylor Schilling as Dagny Taggart and Grant Bowler as Hank Rearden.
The film begins the story of Atlas Shrugged, set in a dystopian United States where John Galt leads innovators, from industrialists to artists, to go on strike, "stopping the motor of the world" to reassert the importance of the free use of the mind and of free market capitalism.
It is 2016 and the United States is in a sustained economic depression. Industrial disasters, resource shortages, and gasoline at $40/gallon have made railroads the primary mode of transportation, but even they are in disrepair. After a major accident on the Rio Norte line of the Taggart...