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After being shot, Tom wakes from a coma to discover that fragments of his smart phone have been embedded in his head, and worse, that returning to normal teenage life is impossible because he has developed a strange set of superpowers.

Director:

Adam Randall

Writers:

Joe Barton (screenplay), Joe Barton | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Milner ... Tom
Maisie Williams ... Lucy
Miranda Richardson ... Nan
Rory Kinnear ... Ellman
Jordan Bolger ... Danny
Charley Palmer Rothwell ... Eugene
Armin Karima ... Ant
McKell David ... Hazzard
Shaquille Ali-Yebuah Shaquille Ali-Yebuah ... Cass
Aymen Hamdouchi ... Cutz
Leon Annor Leon Annor ... Keon
Petrice Jones ... Shotgun
Cameron Jack ... Headteacher
Lucy Thackeray Lucy Thackeray ... Michelle
Christopher Colquhoun Christopher Colquhoun ... Dr. Bale
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Storyline

After being shot while calling for help trying to stop a violent attack on his high school girl, a 16 year old boy awakens from a coma to discover that fragments of his smart phone have embedded in his brain, giving him superhero powers. He uses this knowledge and technology to exact revenge on the gang responsible for the attack.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

iБой See more »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Color
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Trivia

Will Poulter was previously cast as Tom. See more »

Goofs

Around 45:00 iBoy is making up several small packages of drugs with smiley faces on them that he took from the gangs hideout and in doing so he is not wearing any gloves. When the forensics team finds them they are wearing gloves. iBoy's finger prints are all over them making him the prime suspect instead of the gang members who he is trying to frame. See more »

Quotes

Ellman: You don't call the devil then get upset when he turns up.
Tom: You're not the devil, you're just a cunt.
Ellman: I suppose I am a bit, yeah.
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Connections

Features Plants vs. Zombies (2009) See more »

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O mio bebbino Caro
Written by Giacomo Puccini
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Courtesy of Jamendo
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Acting and production was great, but too many holes. Still a good watch though.
18 December 2017 | by dave-79146See all my reviews

The main pitfall of this movie was that it wasn't really believable to the viewer, there were too many holes left unfilled. If the viewer can't conceptualize the story, they won't connect. Honestly, it's a real shame because the acting was above par, the production was great, but the gaps in the storyline prevented it from being a much better movie.

On another note....the name....iBoy? With just with the name alone I expected it to be a b-rated film.

That said, don't let the reviews stop you from watching it. It's good. Just don't be disappointed when you realize that it could've been so much more with a better, thought out storyline.


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