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With the help of his new friends Alex Danyliuk turns to a life of crime and identity theft.

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Akan Satayev (as Akan Sataev)

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Akan Satayev (story), Sanzhar Sultan (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Callan McAuliffe ... Alex
Lorraine Nicholson ... Kira
Daniel Eric Gold ... Sye
Clifton Collins Jr. ... Zed
Zachary Bennett ... Curtis
Vlada Verevko ... Alex's Mother
Genadijs Dolganovs ... Alex's Father
Aidan Besu Aidan Besu ... 6-year-old Alex
Rian Michelsen Rian Michelsen ... 13-year-old Alex
Kristian Truelsen ... Federal Reserve Chairman
Greg Hovanessian ... Randy Bickle
Allyson Pratt ... Robin
James Cade ... Chris
Darryl Flatman Darryl Flatman ... Tommy
Randy Thomas ... Randy The Car Dealer
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Storyline

When his family hits financial trouble, Alex Danyliuk turns to a life of crime and identity theft, with the help of Sye, a street-wise hustler who introduces him to the world of black market trading, Kira, a young female hacker, and contacts on the dark web. After finding success in causing financial market chaos, they gain the attention of Z, a mysterious masked figure, who's the head of an organization known as Anonymous, and a number one target by the FBI, Written by Mitch Swan

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Real Story. Real Hacker.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for language throughout including some sexual references, and a bloody image | See all certifications »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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The director and producer first spoke about the story in June 2013. By August the film was fully financed, and a year later, the film was fully completed. It shot in Toronto, New York, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Kazakhstan, edited in Los Angeles, and finished in Toronto. See more »

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Alex explains that he is "saving up for college," but no Canadian would refer to university of college as the latter is equivalent to what Americans refer to as community college, which is not something to which anyone would aspire. See more »

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This movie is pure trash
21 December 2016 | by angusmitchell-26994See all my reviews

I cannot recommend this movie. There are not any interesting characters, moments or insights. It seemed as if the directors didn't know how to use google to research even the most basic information about hackers. The use of narration throughout the film felt like I was watching an educational film in P.E. at high school. I cringed during this movie more than i did watching Adam Sandler's 'click' and 'big daddy' combined. Please don't waste your time with this movie. I can recommend the book "We Are Anonymous: Inside the Hacker World of LulzSec" on this topic.

Best Regards, H4X0R

TLDR: this movie gave me cancer.


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