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Ex Machina (2015)

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A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breath-taking humanoid A.I.

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Caleb, a 26 year old programmer at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world's first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl. Written by DNA FILMS

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There is nothing more human than the will to survive. See more »


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Rated R for graphic nudity, language, sexual references and some violence | See all certifications »

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24 April 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Eks maĊĦina  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$250,000 (USA) (10 April 2015)

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$25,440,971 (USA) (28 August 2015)
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The sound made when the key-card activates a door to open is the "Tejat" sound from the Android Operating System. See more »

Goofs

Nathan repeats thrice the Bhagavad Gita quote "In sleep, in confusion, in the depths of shame, the good deeds a man has done before defend him". On the second and third recitement, however, he says 'defends' instead of 'defend'. As the sentence subject is the plural 'good deeds', this creates a case of subject-verb disagreement. This may, arguably, be an intentional mistake by an intoxicated character. See more »

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[first lines]
Caleb: How long until we get to his estate?
Pilot: [laughs] We've been flying over his estate for the past 2 hours.
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Referenced in Femoid (2015) See more »

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Schubert Piano Sonata No.21 in B Flat Minor
Composed by Franz Schubert (as F. Schubert)
Performed by Alfred Brendel
Courtesy of Decca
Under license from Universal Music Operations Limited
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Brilliant! Watch it
1 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

A brilliant movie, I truly enjoyed it.

In brief: four characters, one location, excellent dialog, clever script, good acting. This is film-making.

It is a thought provoking, a bit eerie, and leaves you with a "holy crap" feeling when its done. When it ended I was like "who wrote this? what else has he done so far. gotta watch it"..

They did so much in this film with such a small budget. In a better world this movie would be celebrated in cinemas worldwide and not left for torrent down-loaders.

Warm recommendation! :)


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