Steve Wozniak says opening movie scene in jOBS was made up

Steve Wozniak says opening movie scene in jOBS was made up
The opening scene of the upcoming movie jOBS shows Steve Jobs (Ashton Kutcher) and Steve Wozniak (Josh Gad) in a parking lot discussing the future of the desktop computer. While Jobs is ecstatic about the idea of no more mainframes, the dialogue makes it sound as though it was "The Woz" that hadn't a clue to the possible value of what he had built. Steve Wozniak appears in the scene to have built his box as a hobby, saying that "Nobody wants to buy a computer. Nobody."
 
Great stuff, except for one thing. It is all made up. That comes from no closer a source than Steve Wozniak himself who said that the personalities are wrong and that it was he who knew the worth of the PC thanks to his involvement with the Homebrew Computer Club which Jobs did not attend. If the very first scene of the movie is shot down by someone who lived the events, we wonder how the Sculley years at Apple will be depicted.


source: YouTube, Gizmodo via EntertainmentWeekly

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53 Comments

1. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Lol .... So what happens to the movie now :D

2. darkkjedii

Posts: 31324; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

It gets released, and will probably make a good amount at the box office.

3. mick25

Posts: 110; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

and everyone will believe the story is real (while according to woz, it's not)

30. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

then they shouldnt make it! POINT BLANK .......apple has been lying to the world long enough!

31. wendygarett unregistered

But i miss jobs :( I wanna look at his face once again bro :(

32. Abdul92

Posts: 43; Member since: Aug 23, 2011

What does the company have to do with this?

6. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

If it is depicting everything "WRONG" right from the word go and bots still go and watch it then have nothing further to add

10. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

I disagree, I think that the movie will bomb and very few people will attend. When you think about it, why go see a movie when you already know the plot; you already know the lies; and, you already know the ending??! If you're into that kind of movie you can just watch "Titanic" available on BluRay because 'your heart will go on' even after the boat sinks!!!!

41. Droiddoes unregistered

"The Social Network" is one of the highest grossing films of all time. It was stupid, boring, innacurate, and everyone that cared to know how FB got started already knew. I'm not defending nor endorsing TSN by any means, just making the point that idiotic movies like that do phenomenally well. Sadly, I can pretty much guarantee jOBS will smash box office records due to hipsters, the elderly, teenage girls, and drones coming out in waves to see it again and again.

53. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

The Social Network did 97 million...by far NOT one of the highest grossing films of all time.

36. Aeires unregistered

It'll be in the discounted bin three months after going to DVD.

4. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Sounds like the movie is going to worship Jobs. My money is on Andy Rubin and Eric Schmidt being shown as mustache twirling villains.

8. Alan01

Posts: 627; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

Don't forget that the movie only covers up to the year 2000, so Schmidt and Rubin won't be in it...if there is a villianj, it could be Sculley Alan F.

13. rf1975

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 01, 2011

I do not know about Andy but Eric Schmidt is a villain, not in the movie but in real.

5. ocilfa

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

They should just redo the movie. The title: The Woz

34. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

lol but ithink theres another movie starring him. the Wizard of OZ (WOZ in short) :)

39. Reluctant_Human

Posts: 913; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

It makes no sense that they wouldn't consult the guys that lived through it. I'm going to pass on this piece of fiction that's essentially going suck off Steve Job's for an hour and a half other than portray the truth.

42. Droiddoes unregistered

It does and it doesn't. Hollwood is obviously notorious for skewing altering or straight up ommitting/creating facts for biopics "true story" movies. But yeah I do hate that Steve Wozniak, who is one of the nicest guys...well anywhere...is probabl;y going to be portrayed as a fat bumbling nervous wreck who would've given up and worked at McDonalds if not for the "great" steve jobs.

51. Reluctant_Human

Posts: 913; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Well said.

7. metoyou

Posts: 279; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Wonder if the movie including the part that SJ called i羊 holding it wrong with his innovation of antennagate? :) Hopefully it play how evil the company is and how he end up deserving at the end

9. wando77

Posts: 1168; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

That while scene made me wanna puke

11. neurobiologist

Posts: 89; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

Ashton Kutcher, false historical facts. Everything to laugh. New episode two and a half men.

18. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

Sadly, he's ruined Two and A Half Men; so, I guess this movie is doomed [too]!

21. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

...??? :□

40. Reluctant_Human

Posts: 913; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

That show was ruined by episode 2 when you realize its the same canned humor every episode.

12. jjjsong

Posts: 76; Member since: Dec 27, 2011

A lot of things have to be made up for the movie to be interesting. There weren't that many out of ordinary things happened really.

14. timtimity

Posts: 196; Member since: Aug 13, 2012

Response to film's inaccuracies: "You're watching it the wrong way"

43. Droiddoes unregistered

*slow clap*

15. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Josh Gad isn't cool enough to play the Woz. Ashton Kutcher as a pretentious d-bag? Spot on.

20. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

There just writers WOZ who cares bou tthem

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