Trailer debuts for documentary on Steve Jobs; film opens in select theaters on September 4th

Universal's "Steve Jobs" movie is scheduled to premiere in theaters on October 9th, starring Michael Fassbender as Jobs and Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak. But another movie about the late Apple co-founder and CEO is expected to hit select theaters on September 4th. And we can assure you that the person playing Steve Jobs will be the best ever to earn that role, having the chops to portray every nuance of his complex personality. That's because the movie actually stars the real Steve Jobs.

The first trailer for the documentary called "Steve Jobs. The Man In The Machine" was released on Friday. The two-hour film, promoted as being a "provocative and sometimes startling re-evaluation of the legacy of an icon," is from Oscar winner Alex Gibney. 

The documentary actually premiered at SXSW, which is where Apple executive Eddy Cue saw it. Cue and other Apple employees were not impressed, with many of them walking out in the middle of its showing. Cue tweeted that the film was "An inaccurate and mean-spirited view of my friend. It's not a reflection of the Steve I knew."

This will be the fourth theatrical release of a movie dealing with the life of Steve Jobs to have hit theaters in the last two years. "Jobs," which starred Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad as Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, failed miserably at the box office. The satire "iSteve" also had a brief run on the silver screen. Starring former Apple pitchman Justin Long as Jobs, the film was written in three days and shot in five. 



source: AppleInsider

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26 Comments

1. av911 unregistered

Seems like we have a biopic of him every year, what's the point!?

5. AnTuTu

Posts: 1613; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

I was waiting for the scene where he'll say: "We've always been shameless about stealing great ideas" ~Steve Jobs

18. engineer-1701d unregistered

my fav line, its always on youtube with millions of views

20. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

I'm waiting for the: "Anything over 4 inches (screen) is ridiculous." -Steve Jobs

7. QWERTYphone

Posts: 654; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

Good Riddance. I'm glad he's dead.

8. AnTuTu

Posts: 1613; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

You shouldn't be glad on someone's death. Looks like you are nothing but a loser in real life & that's y you write crap on the Internet all the time to feel good. Grow up dude.

16. gaming64 unregistered

A mature statement.

19. engineer-1701d unregistered

so true less propaganda the last time someone like him did that much talking and lies, it was Hitler and he got a good following apple has more followers, but think everyone dies its no big deal once your not afraid of it you dont care anymore.

27. darkkjedii

Posts: 31063; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

But why be glad someone's dead, that's done nothing to you, and nothing directly criminal? He's glad Jobs is dead, simply cause he hates Apple. He also posts a lotta crap (including racism), just for attention. AnTuTu is right.

17. engineer-1701d unregistered

its not like all tech people dont know this problem is most apple fans dont know it, and if anything this pushes them away seeing he had nothing to do with building this stuff just telling people what he wanted it to do, a what if guy. the average apple consumer does not know anything about the product or the people behind it and the lies still today being made, they buy it for the logo and now that its not an exclusive and has less than all the others and can do less these movies sway peoples thoughts. like the kid he made the imac he made the ipod he made the iphone he made nothing but hell for anyone that worked with him for him or around him

3. hafini_27

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

The first one was horrible. Not many biopics are interesting anyway.

15. gaming64 unregistered

The Social Network though. Can't argue with that.

21. engineer-1701d unregistered

no one will watch this it will flop studios will learn the hard way people dont care to see biopics of anyone they are all convoluted stories from people that know and have known the person a lot of lies can be put in and no one will know

26. FanBoyNot

Posts: 6; Member since: May 03, 2014

Have you ever heard of a comma or a period?

4. BobLawblaw unregistered

So next year we'll get Steve Jobs S

6. bur60

Posts: 981; Member since: Jul 07, 2014

They should make it in 4d, so you can feel the money being stolen out your pockets

9. rishav20193

Posts: 241; Member since: Jul 18, 2015

we need a biopic of bill gates !! or atleast of how he started MS n made it what it is today.

10. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It's pretty much the same as the Jobs story - theft.

14. gaming64 unregistered

Watch Pirates of Silicon Valley. You will love it.

22. engineer-1701d unregistered

pirates was a great movie.

23. rishav20193

Posts: 241; Member since: Jul 18, 2015

okk....i'll watch it

11. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

If the movie was mean-spirited, then it was a perfect reflection of Jobs. Unless he meant that they left out selfish, disloyal, abusive, plagiaristic and narcissistic.

12. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Arrogant. I forgot arrogant. Oh, well.

13. gaming64 unregistered

You haven't watched Pirates of Silicon Valley yet?

24. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Who, me? Watched it years ago. Good movie.

25. carlemillward unregistered

This is supposed to be the second movie about Steve Jobs, would be more fitting to call it Steve Jobs S

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