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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 breath-taking humanoid A.I.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Caleb
... Ava
... Nathan
... Kyoko
... Jay
Claire Selby ... Lily
Symara A. Templeman ... Jasmine (as Symara Templeman)
... Jade
Tiffany Pisani ... Katya
... 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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There is nothing more human than the will to survive. See more »


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

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24 April 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ex_Machina  »

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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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Trivia

In a 2016 interview, Alicia Vikander named this as her favorite film she's been part of to date. See more »

Goofs

When Ava presses her drawing against the glass to show it to Caleb, in one shot it slightly slips. Apparently the contact pressure of her hand changes over time to the point where the paper starts moving. Nathan designed his android bodies to be human-like, up to and including making small errors like this; it is entirely consistent with her behavior in the rest of the movie. See more »

Quotes

[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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Soundtracks

Schubert Piano Sonata No.21 in B Flat Minor
Composed by Franz Schubert
Performed by Alfred Brendel
Courtesy of Decca
Under license from Universal Music Operations Limited
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Brilliant! Watch it
1 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

A brilliant movie, I truly enjoyed it.

In brief: four characters, one location, excellent dialog, clever script, good acting. This is film-making.

It is a thought provoking, a bit eerie, and leaves you with a "holy crap" feeling when its done. When it ended I was like "who wrote this? what else has he done so far. gotta watch it"..

They did so much in this film with such a small budget. In a better world this movie would be celebrated in cinemas worldwide and not left for torrent down-loaders.

Warm recommendation! :)


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