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I Origins (2014)

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A molecular biologist and his laboratory partner uncover evidence that may fundamentally change society as we know it.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ian
... Kenny
... Sofi
... Karen
Dorien Makhloghi ... 7-Eleven Attendant
... Marriage Clerk (as Charles W. Gray)
John Schiumo ... TV Anchor
Farasha Baylock ... Posh Waitress
... Nurse
Christopher Santamaria ... Baby Tobias
Sebastian Santamaria ... Baby Tobias
... Dr. Simmons
... Waitress
Crystal Anne Dickinson ... Julie Dairy
... Margaret Dairy
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Storyline

I Origins begins when graduate student, Ian Gray, is researching the evolution of human eyes with Karen and Kenny, in order to prove that eyes have evolved instead of "appeared" as creationists claim. His fascination with eyes takes him into areas that have profound personal and cultural consequences. Written by Nebzyl and Blue Coronet

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Rated R for some sexuality/nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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19 September 2014 (South Africa)  »

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O Universo no Olhar  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,652, 20 July 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$334,658, 15 August 2014
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Trivia

For a brief moment in the opening credits only the letters I and O are shown in the movie title. This gives "IOII". In binary the number 1011 translates as eleven which is an important number throughout the film. See more »

Goofs

When Ian is video chatting with Karen on skype along with Salomina we can see the time on Karen's laptop as 5:04 PM. 5 PM in the US should be 4 AM in New Delhi but we can see in the background that its daytime in India. See more »

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[first lines]
Ian: Every living person on this planet has their own unique pair eyes. Each their own universe. My name is Doctor Ian Gray. I'm a father, and husband, and I'm a scientist. When I was a child, I realized that the camera was designed exactly like the human eye, taking in light through a lens, forming it into images. I began taking as many pictures of eyes as I possibly could. I'd like to tell you the story of the eyes that changed my world.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, there is a scene depicting the beginning of the process of matching up famous historical figures' eyes with living people's eyes. See more »


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Eternally Yours
Written by Mat Andasun (PRS)
Published by In-spired Sound (BMI)
Courtesy of Warner/Chappell Production Music
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Very disappointing science fiction
10 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

I rarely write reviews here, but as a fan of science fiction, I am compelled to warn potential viewers about this movie. In the first half of the movie I was able to suspend disbelief and enjoy the ride, but eventually the movie became "spiritual". This not necessarily a bad thing, but it is not handled well at all here.

I expect that any true science fiction fan will also be sorely disappointed, but those who need their religious views supported will probably find the movie enjoyable.


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