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Algorithm (2014)

A freelance computer hacker discovers a mysterious government computer program. He breaks into the program and is thrust into a revolution.

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Hash
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Julie Ceballos ...
DHS Receptionist
Joey Devine ...
Robert Martin
Aren Ewing ...
Squad Member #2
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Friendly Guard (as John Gilligan)
Richard Goeb ...
Agent Peterson
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Sudonym
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Agent Wallace
Marty Kahn ...
DHS Tech
Serafina Kernberger ...
Blogger
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Bitchan
Joseph Matarrese ...
Sam Novak
Leilani Meng ...
DHS Assistant
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Gordon Dempsey
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A freelance computer hacker discovers a mysterious government computer program. He breaks into the program and is thrust into a revolution.

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The geeks have inherited the earth...the rest of you just don't know it yet.

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Trivia

In the scene where the prison officers are looking at security footage, one mentions "enhancing" the image. The other officer states that he can't add resolution. This is a reference to futuristic police TV shows and movies where they can "zoom in" and "enhance" an image. See more »

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at 1:12:00 While Will is waiting to get Hash out of the DHS facility (with the DHS Receptionist) it's daytime, at the same time the 2 agents getting from their office to the interrogation place it's night time. In both scenes there are windows facing out, clearly showing the time of day. See more »

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Decimate: I don't go dates. I don't go clubbing. I don't care about celebrity hookups or which sports teams just won. My universe exists entirely within computers.
Decimate: The moment we come up with a way to not have to eat, or sleep or any of the other things required to stay alive... I'll be the first in line.
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When the agents in the prison facility reviews the CCTV recordings after the escape, the left big screen shows a menu of computer games from the movie WarGames. See more »

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References WarGames (1983) See more »

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Shark Sandwich
23 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

I somehow came across this gem after stumbling on a youtube posting of Primer, a film that if you have not seen, you really should. GO WATCH PRIMER.

Anyway, Algorithm is a flat, boring one dimensional view into the life of a "hacker". It is a cliché on every level, offering nothing to it's viewer. If I had more time on my hands I would try to hack into Al Gore Ithim, however it's not worth the time. I wish there was a way to get my time back from watching it, let alone my time from warning you from the sheer boredom you will endure. Consider this a PSA.


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