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Self/less (2015)

PG-13 | | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 10 July 2015 (USA)
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A dying real estate mogul transfers his consciousness into a healthy young body, but soon finds that neither the procedure nor the company that performed it are quite what they seem.


Tarsem Singh
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ryan Reynolds ... Young Damian
Natalie Martinez ... Madeline
Matthew Goode ... Albright
Ben Kingsley ... Damian
Victor Garber ... Martin
Derek Luke ... Anton
Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen ... Anna
Melora Hardin ... Judy
Michelle Dockery ... Claire
Sam Page ... Carl
Brendan McCarthy ... Anton 2
Thomas Francis Murphy ... Dr. Jensen
Sandra Ellis Lafferty ... Phyllis Jensen
Emily Tremaine ... Mallory
Griff Furst ... EMT #1


An extremely wealthy man, dying from cancer, undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man. But all is not as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origin and the organization that will kill to protect its cause. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


God created man. Man created immortality. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, some sexuality, and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Release Date:

10 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Selfless See more »

Filming Locations:

Louisiana, USA See more »


Box Office


$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,379,000, 12 July 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$12,276,810, 23 August 2015
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Matthew Goode, Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds have all starred in comic-book based movies, and Reynolds has been in four. Goode was in "The Watchmen", Kingsley was in "Iron man 3", and Reynolds starred in "The Green Lantern", "Blade: Trinity", "X-Men Origins: Wolverine", and "Deadpool". He is currently working on "Deadpool 2". See more »


While talking to Anna at the edge of the fountain at Martin's house, Damien's watch can be seen skipping back and forth during the conversation between 7:30 and 8:00. See more »


Albright: We have a client ready for Madeline's body as for her daughter, her organs will be put to good use
Albright: Eventually we'll be able to create bodies for our minds, this will only be seen as early days
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References Seconds (1966) See more »


Written and Performed by Antônio Pinto and Dudu Aram
Released by Varese Sarabande Records LLC, USA
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A return to tasteful science fiction.
12 September 2015 | by njonesproductionsSee all my reviews

This is awesome science fiction.

Wonderfully crafted.

By 40 minutes in I knew this film was absolutely fantastic. A welcome treat among so many scripts that tend to walk the line of "the ridiculously over the top."

Ryan seems to be winning me over with serious roles, more and more, as he matures as an actor. He does very well in the roll that Ben Kingsley gets started in a journey to achieve "Immortality."

The fact that the film was shot exceptionally tastefully, had a great cast, and contained a worthy script makes it a shoe in for a good ride at the very least.

You should take it.

It's a return to what Science Fiction should really be. A continually changing bar or understanding of the universe as we "dare to dream the things that might be within our grasps tomorrow."

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