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Ex Machina (2014)

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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 highly advanced humanoid A.I.

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Alex Garland

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Alex Garland
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Domhnall Gleeson ... Caleb
Alicia Vikander ... Ava
Oscar Isaac ... Nathan
Sonoya Mizuno ... Kyoko
Corey Johnson ... Jay
Claire Selby Claire Selby ... Lily
Symara A. Templeman Symara A. Templeman ... Jasmine (as Symara Templeman)
Gana Bayarsaikhan ... Jade
Tiffany Pisani Tiffany Pisani ... Katya
Elina Alminas ... Amber (as Lina Alminas)
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Storyline

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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To erase the line between man and machine is to obscure the line between men and gods See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ex Machina See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$250,000, 12 April 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$25,442,958

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$38,978,784
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS | Datasat

Color:

Black and White (some shots)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Caleb should have been able to get out when he caused the power outage by inserting his key card into the computer, because he programmed the security system to unlock everything when a power outage would occur. 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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References The Machine (2013) See more »

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Schubert Piano Sonata No.21 in B Flat Minor
Composed by Franz Schubert
Performed by Alfred Brendel
Courtesy of Decca
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7 February 2018 | by merelyaninnuendoSee all my reviews

Ex Machina

Hollywood has mastered this genre and has always come up with something new to offer resulting into the lack of diversity on the last couple of years in this genre making this one the smartest of it. Ex Machina is that slow train that takes too much time to reach its destination but the ride offered here is comfortable, interesting and filled with twists and thick plots and sub-plots. Alex's smart writing and excellent execution is helped by some of the best performance possible by Oscar and Domhnall along with Alicia in center of it. The only thing that takes away its ticket from the major league is that its execution even though being outstanding lacks better editing for support which makes even the 108 minutes of runtime look like more than 2 hours. Ex Machina breeds intensity pouring all over the screen with intellectual cultivation of the humanized nature in the most non humanized procedure that allows audience to contemplate and resist and rethink the offerings ever allowed by the sci-fi genre features.


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