- 1 hr 49 min
Elysium is science fiction movie that takes place in the middle of the 22nd century. At this point in time, there are two different types of people. There are those who live on Earth, and there are those who live on Elysium. Elysium is a giant space structure that houses the rich, and it is located right outside of Earth. The citizens of Elysium are afforded all the luxuries they want, and that includes bed-sized medical devices that cure them of all diseases and prevent them from aging. Meanwhile, the conditions of Earth are far worse. Some citizens are able to find joy in life, but a lot are miserable as they know what life could be like on Elysium. This is especially true for Max. He is a former criminal that works a blue-collar job making robots. One day he is exposed to a lethal dose of radiation while he is working. He is told he only has 5 days to live. Thus, the only thing he can think of is to try to sneak onto Elysium and be cured by one of the medical devices. The only way for this to happen is to get help from his old friend who he used to steal cars for.