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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
Rhonda Ayers ... 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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Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

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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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Opening Weekend USA:

$27,652, 20 July 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$334,658, 15 August 2014
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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 »

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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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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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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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Driverless Car
Performed by Fall On Your Sword
Written by Will Bates
Published by Fall On Your Sword (ASCAP)
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complete lack of logic
21 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

I do not usually leave reviews but in this case I have to. As a molecular biologist I have never seen a movie (i have seen many) that fail so completely to even conform with high-school level biology. The acting is great, the idea behind the movie is interesting, but the dialog is completely nonsense. Even a first year university student would laugh or cry. The terminology used does not relate to the subjects discussed in any way. Its like saying "I'm going to drive this bout up the highway, then take left to the moon". If you can handle this gibberish, the drama is good. I just wish they made more out of a great idea, There is no problem with the concept, just that the dialog is completely senseless.


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