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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: It's easy to see MOSS as simply a computer programmed to follow the orders of the Earth Government... [[spoiler:until you hear its FamousLastWords, [[OOCisSeriousBusiness cursing humanity for being unreasonable]]. It's basically impossible that this was a programmed response, so could it be that MOSS has developed sentience or self-awareness to an extent? What if its determination to continue with the Helios project is the result of a desire to save the space station, and therefore itself?]]

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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: It's easy to see MOSS as simply a computer programmed to follow the orders of the Earth Government... [[spoiler:until you hear its FamousLastWords, final words, [[OOCisSeriousBusiness cursing humanity for being unreasonable]]. It's basically impossible that this was a programmed response, so could it be that MOSS has developed sentience or self-awareness to an extent? What if its determination to continue with the Helios project is the result of a desire to save the space station, and therefore itself?]]


* DesignatedHero: Some of the heroes are irritating to certain viewers; Liu Qi is seen as an annoying and arrogant prick while Han Duoduo is seen as constantly-whining dead weight.
* FlatCharacter: One of the primary criticisms of the movie, especially that of the main character, Liu Qi.

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* DesignatedHero: Some of the heroes are irritating to certain viewers; Liu Qi is seen as an annoying and arrogant prick while Han Duoduo is seen as constantly-whining dead weight.
* FlatCharacter: One of the primary criticisms of the movie, especially that where most of the main character, Liu Qi.characters are standard science fiction archetypes with rather simply motives and relationships.



* TheyCopiedItSoItSucks: The movie draws ire for having similar elements to other movies such as Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey and Film/{{Gravity}}.


* SpecialEffectsFailure: As beautiful as the visuals are, some things, such as the transport vehicles, occasionally look like they come from a video game.
* StaticCharacter: Most of the characters go through very little development.

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* SpecialEffectsFailure: As beautiful as the visuals are, some things, such as the transport vehicles, occasionally look like they come from a video game.
* StaticCharacter: Most of the characters go through very little development.
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* DesignatedHero: Some of he heroes are irritating to certain viewers; Liu Qi is seen as an annoying and arrogant prick while Han Duoduo is seen as constantly-whining dead weight.

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* DesignatedHero: Some of he the heroes are irritating to certain viewers; Liu Qi is seen as an annoying and arrogant prick while Han Duoduo is seen as constantly-whining dead weight.



* NarmCharm: Some find the ridiculous dialogue and over-the-top plot to be enjoyable.

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Some find the ridiculous dialogue and over-the-top plot to be enjoyable.enjoyable.
** There's something charmingly stupid that the day is saved by [[spoiler:blowing up Jupiter]].


* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: It's easy to see MOSS as simply a computer programmed to follow the orders of the Earth Government... [[spoiler:until you hear its FamousLastWords, [[OOCisSeriousBusiness cursing humanity for being unreasonable]]. It's basically impossible that this was a programmed response, so could it be that MOSS has developed sentience or self-awareness to an extent? What if its determination to continue with the Helios project is to save the space station, and therefore itself?]]

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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: It's easy to see MOSS as simply a computer programmed to follow the orders of the Earth Government... [[spoiler:until you hear its FamousLastWords, [[OOCisSeriousBusiness cursing humanity for being unreasonable]]. It's basically impossible that this was a programmed response, so could it be that MOSS has developed sentience or self-awareness to an extent? What if its determination to continue with the Helios project is the result of a desire to save the space station, and therefore itself?]]

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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: It's easy to see MOSS as simply a computer programmed to follow the orders of the Earth Government... [[spoiler:until you hear its FamousLastWords, [[OOCisSeriousBusiness cursing humanity for being unreasonable]]. It's basically impossible that this was a programmed response, so could it be that MOSS has developed sentience or self-awareness to an extent? What if its determination to continue with the Helios project is to save the space station, and therefore itself?]]

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** It is also one of the major themes of the movie that nothing is accomplished by one man or a select group of protagonists alone. Only through the cooperative effort of everyone everywhere do we accomplish great things.

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** Except if the plasma beam hadn't been amplified, it wouldn't have been able to reach the space station to set off the ignition in the first place. The plan required enough atmosphere connecting between Earth and Jupiter and something to set it off; neither the amount of atmosphere being sucked up by Jupiter alone nor contained in the ISS would have been enough. Also, redundant failsafes being common sense engineering measures that render the struggles of individuals irrelevant is kind of a running theme across this movie.


** At one point one of the soldiers that is part of the group unloads his minigun in the general direction of ''Jupiter'' while cursing the planet. While it makes sense in the [[spoiler:fact that he's literally unloading his despair after MOSS transmits the fact the Earth is inevitably doomed]], the fact is that it's the Chinese UpToEleven version of Steve Buscemi's character in ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'' going trigger-happy with a minigun (that has even ''less'' reason to be around) while yelling "MEET YOUR MAKER, ASTEROID!!"

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** At one point one of the soldiers that is part of the group unloads his minigun in the general direction of ''Jupiter'' while cursing the planet. While it makes sense in the [[spoiler:fact that he's literally unloading his despair after MOSS transmits the fact the Earth is inevitably doomed]], the fact is that it's the Chinese UpToEleven version of Steve Buscemi's character in ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'' going trigger-happy with a minigun (that has had even ''less'' reason to be around) while yelling "MEET YOUR MAKER, ASTEROID!!"


** At one point one of the soldiers that is part of the group unloads his minigun in the general direction of ''Jupiter'' while cursing the planet. While it makes sense in the [[spoiler:fact that he's literally unloading his despair after MOSS transmits the fact the Earth is inevitably doomed]], the fact is that it's the Chinese UpToEleven version of Steve Buschemi's character in ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'' going trigger-happy with a minigun (that has even ''less'' reason to be around) while yelling "MEET YOUR MAKER, ASTEROID!!"

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** At one point one of the soldiers that is part of the group unloads his minigun in the general direction of ''Jupiter'' while cursing the planet. While it makes sense in the [[spoiler:fact that he's literally unloading his despair after MOSS transmits the fact the Earth is inevitably doomed]], the fact is that it's the Chinese UpToEleven version of Steve Buschemi's Buscemi's character in ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'' going trigger-happy with a minigun (that has even ''less'' reason to be around) while yelling "MEET YOUR MAKER, ASTEROID!!"

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** At one point one of the soldiers that is part of the group unloads his minigun in the general direction of ''Jupiter'' while cursing the planet. While it makes sense in the [[spoiler:fact that he's literally unloading his despair after MOSS transmits the fact the Earth is inevitably doomed]], the fact is that it's the Chinese UpToEleven version of Steve Buschemi's character in ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'' going trigger-happy with a minigun (that has even ''less'' reason to be around) while yelling "MEET YOUR MAKER, ASTEROID!!"

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** [[spoiler: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFuLYULtLxk "Goodbye Jupiter, Earth Reborn"]] the stunning piece that plays when the Earth survives Jupiter and is finally free to continue on with its journey.]]

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* SmartJerkAndNiceMoron: Liu Qi, the smart jerk, and Tim, the nice moron.


* TearJerker: [[https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/TearJerker/TheWanderingEarth Here.]]


* AllForNothing: Some viewers feel that much of the third act was pointless; [[spoiler: repairing the Earth Engines, hacking one Earth Engine to have amplified output, calling hundreds of workers to help fire the engine]], all unnecessary. The only thing that was necessary was [[spoiler: Liu Peiqiang crashing the Navigation Platform International Space Station to ignite Jupiter; the amplified plasma beam didn't need to be there]].



* DesignatedHero: Some of he heroes are irritating to certain viewers; Liu Qi is seen as an annoying and arrogant prick while Han Duoduo is seen as constantly-whining dead weight.



* {{Narm}}: Has quite a bit of this, partially from the plot which leaves a lot to the viewer's ability to suspend their disbelief, and the occasionally ridiculous dialogue.

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* {{Narm}}: Has quite a bit of this, partially from the plot which leaves a lot to the viewer's ability to suspend their disbelief, and the occasionally sometimes ridiculous dialogue.


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* TheyCopiedItSoItSucks: The movie draws ire for having similar elements to other movies such as Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey and Film/{{Gravity}}.


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* StaticCharacter: Most of the characters go through very little development.

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