- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 49 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: December 17, 2013
- Originally Released: 2013
- Label: Sony Pictures
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: Engineering utopia: creating a society in the sky
- Collaboration: crafting the performances in Elysium
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.39
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, French, Spanish
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, Spanish
- Subtitles - English, French, Spanish
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Total Film - 08/06/2013
"[E]xciting and thought-provoking....It's all accomplished, engaging and goodlooking stuff."
Variety - 08/01/2013
"[An] absorbing and intelligent bit of futurism."
USA Today - 08/07/2013
"With its scorched Earth and brave new world themes, ELYSIUM is decidedly more thought-provoking than most big-studio summer fare."
Chicago Sun-Times - 08/15/2013
"[With] breathtaking effects....One of the most entertaining action films of the year."
Wall Street Journal - 08/08/2013
"Mr. Damon brings both a weary optimism and convincing physicality to Max....Mr. Damon is surrounded by first-rate supporting actors who have been freed by Mr. Blomkamp from the usual expectations..."
New York Times - 08/08/2013
"Mr. Blomkamp, who made a splash with his 2009 feature debut, DISTRICT 9, has a talent for making the old and familiar seem excitingly new. As he has before, he again uses real locations to suggest the impending worst..."
Empire - 08/16/2013
4 stars out of 5 -- "[ELYSIUM] confirms Blomkamp as one of the potential science-fiction greats of this decade."