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Her (2013)

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In a near future, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.

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Cast

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Letter Writer #1
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Letter Writer #2
Gabe Gomez ...
Letter Writer #3
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Text Voice (voice)
May Lindstrom ...
Sexy Pregnant TV Star
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Chat Room Friend #2 (voice)
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SexyKitten (voice)
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Samantha (voice)
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Amy
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Alien Child (voice) (as Adam Spiegel)
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Storyline

Theodore is a lonely man in the final stages of his divorce. When he's not working as a letter writer, his down time is spent playing video games and occasionally hanging out with friends. He decides to purchase the new OS1, which is advertised as the world's first artificially intelligent operating system, "It's not just an operating system, it's a consciousness," the ad states. Theodore quickly finds himself drawn in with Samantha, the voice behind his OS1. As they start spending time together they grow closer and closer and eventually find themselves in love. Having fallen in love with his OS, Theodore finds himself dealing with feelings of both great joy and doubt. As an OS, Samantha has powerful intelligence that she uses to help Theodore in ways others hadn't, but how does she help him deal with his inner conflict of being in love with an OS? Written by Bob Philpot

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A Spike Jonze love story.

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Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for language, sexual content and brief graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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10 January 2014 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$260,382, 20 December 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$25,568,251

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$47,351,251
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Trivia

Director Spike Jonze so loved his role as Alien Child that he would often give notes to his editor and producer in character. See more »

Goofs

During the divorce-paper-signing scene, Theodore's plate has only a sandwich, and in a subsequent shot, there is more food on the plate. See more »

Quotes

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Theodore: [writing letter] "To my Chris. I've been thinking how I could possibly tell you how much you mean to me. I remember when I first started to fall in love with you like it was last night. Lying naked beside you in that tiny apartment - it suddenly hit me that I was part of this whole larger thing. Just like our parents - or our parents' parents. Before that, I was just living my life like I knew everything - and suddenly this bright light hit me and woke me up. That light was you. I ...
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Crazy Credits

"Evelyn Edwards...... Mother Who Dated Pricks" See more »

Connections

Referenced in On Cinema: 'Lone Survivor' and 'Her' (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

When You Know You're Gonna Die
Written and Performed by Arcade Fire
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Nobody thought of rebooting the script
20 August 2016 | by See all my reviews

For those who have seen 'Absent Minded Professor' or 'Flubber', there is nothing novel about 'Her'. People who sit in a drawing room and sometimes cynically discuss where computers, gadgets and software could take humans in the future surely could put together a script that would be refreshing and funny than 'Her'. Where 'Her' has excelled is in perversion, literally illustrated in the armpit drawing. If someone thinks that's funny, I would rather talk to an operating system than watch movies rated 9/10 by metacritics. If anything, this movie has taught me to be suspicious of anything rated that high, especially by the 'experts.' If your idea of watching movie is to be entertained, please don't watch 'Her.' You would wish the operating system hanged in 30 minutes.


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