Up in the Air

Movie information

The story of a man ready to make a connection Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for language and some sexual content.
Released on:
December 4, 2009 (limited)
December 23, 2009 (wide)

Previously Announced Release Dates:
December 4, 2009
November 13, 2009

Production Companies:
The Montecito Picture Company, Cold Spring Pictures, Right of Way Films

Status: Released

George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman, Tamala Jones, Chris Lowell

Director: Jason Reitman

Screenwriter: Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner
Script: Novel Adaptation

Genre: Drama, Comedy
About the film:
From Jason Reitman, the Oscar® nominated director of "Juno," comes a dramatic comedy called "Up in the Air" starring Oscar® winner George Clooney as Ryan Bingham, a corporate downsizing expert whose cherished life on the road is threatened just as he is on the cusp of reaching ten million frequent flyer miles and after he's met the frequent-traveler woman of his dreams.
Rated R for language and some sexual content.

Project Timeline:
Aug. 9, 2001: Project announced. Director: Jay Roach, Writer: Michael McCullers to possible write
Apr. 15, 2003: Project set up anew. Writer: Sheldon Turner
May 14, 2008: Director: Jason Reitman (replacing Jay Roach), Writer: Jason Reitman (replacing Sheldon Turner)
Aug. 27, 2008: Cast: George Clooney in talks to star
Nov. 23, 2008: Cast: Vera Farmiga
Mar. 1, 2009: Cast: Jason Bateman
Mar. 11, 2009: Cast: Tamala Jones
Sep. 10, 2009: Release Date: November 13, 2009
Sep. 30, 2009: Release Date: December 4, 2009
Box Office: Opening weekend: $1.18 mil. (15 theaters) | Domestic Total: $83.82 mil.
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Related links:
  • Up in the Air - The Novel

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