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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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The true enigma was the man who cracked the code 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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$91,121,452 (USA) (8 May 2015)
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Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge's maternal grandmother, used to work at Bletchley Park, just like Alan Turing and his team of codebreakers. See more »

Goofs

When Joan slaps Alan after he breaks off their engagement, she has a brown shoulder-bag/handbag. In the next shot, when she is walking away upset, the bag is missing. See more »

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[first lines]
Alan Turing: Are you paying attention?
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An Eminently Well-Made Biopic
4 December 2014 | by (Worcester, England) – See all my reviews

Brilliant adaptation of the story of Bletchley Park and the cryptanalysis team, ran by Alan Turing, that cracked the code of the German Enigma Machine during World War II. Featuring an outstanding starring performance from Benedict Cumberbatch as war hero Turning and supporting acts from a brilliant cast including Keira Knightley, Charles Dance and Mark Strong, 'The Imitation Game' is a powerful and eminently well-made biopic that illuminates the facts whilst respecting the story it is based upon. The English-language debut of 'Headhunters' director Morten Tyldum, this British World War II thriller is a highly conventional story about humanity that creates a fascinating character, anchored by a hypnotically complex performance.


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