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The Imitation Game (2014)

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During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.

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Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II. Written by Studio Canal

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Unlock the secret, win the war See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some sexual references, mature thematic material and historical smoking | See all certifications »

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25 December 2014 (USA)  »

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El código enigma  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)

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$479,352 (USA) (28 November 2014)

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$62,781,636 (USA) (29 January 2015)
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Matthew Beard who plays Peter Hilton considers the Hut 8 Team "The Avengers in Tweed". See more »

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When the police are visiting Turing's home after the break-in, Nock introduces himself as 'Detective Nock'. This is an Americanism, and he would say Detective Constable Nock (or Det. Sergeant etc.) See more »

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[first lines]
Alan Turing: Are you paying attention?
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3 November 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is THE movie for anyone who wants to learn about the birth of all modern computing and cryptography. It also provides a deep commentary on the ignorance of people who hate those who do not fit in. I wish the film could have gone into more detail about Alan Turing after the war when his deepest personal struggles were in full force. However, for a theatrical film it would have been far too long. This film illustrates how far we have come as a society in terms of accepting gay and lesbians and their contributions to society. I will not spoil the film but for the cypherpunks out there you will be a little uneasy if you compare the MI-6 tactics to those of today's NSA and other three letter agencies that spy on our every digital move. All in all a brilliant film with great actors that will move your hearts and minds.


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