6.8/10
43,969
551 user 89 critic

I Am Mother (2019)

TV-14 | | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | 7 June 2019 (USA)
Trailer
2:46 | Trailer
A teenage girl is raised underground by a kindly robot "Mother" -- designed to repopulate the earth following the extinction of mankind. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

Director:

Grant Sputore

Writers:

Michael Lloyd Green (screenplay by), Grant Sputore (story by) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Popularity
131 ( 13)

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Bird Box (2018)
Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a mother and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.

Director: Susanne Bier
Stars: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich
A Quiet Place (2018)
Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

Director: John Krasinski
Stars: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

When troubled musical prodigy Charlotte (Allison Williams) seeks out Elizabeth (Logan Browning), the new star pupil of her former school, the encounter sends both musicians down a sinister path with shocking consequences.

Director: Richard Shepard
Stars: Logan Browning, Allison Williams, Steven Weber
Get Out I (2017)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.

Director: Jordan Peele
Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford
Us (2019)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them.

Director: Jordan Peele
Stars: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss
Hereditary (2018)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

After the family matriarch passes away, a grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences, and begin to unravel dark secrets.

Director: Ari Aster
Stars: Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne
Split IX (2016)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities. They must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Stars: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson
Glass (2019)
Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Stars: James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson
Pet Sematary (2019)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home.

Directors: Kevin Kölsch, Dennis Widmyer
Stars: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow
Annihilation (2018)
Adventure | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.

Director: Alex Garland
Stars: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson
Captive State (2019)
Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extraterrestrial force, 'Captive State' explores the lives on both sides of the conflict - the collaborators and dissidents.

Director: Rupert Wyatt
Stars: John Goodman, Ashton Sanders, Jonathan Majors
Escape Room I (2019)
Action | Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Six strangers find themselves in a maze of deadly mystery rooms and must use their wits to survive.

Director: Adam Robitel
Stars: Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Jay Ellis
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Luke Hawker ... Mother
Rose Byrne ... Mother (voice)
Maddie Lenton Maddie Lenton ... Infant
Summer Lenton Summer Lenton ... Toddler
Hazel Sandery Hazel Sandery ... Toddler
Tahlia Sturzaker ... Child
Clara Rugaard ... Daughter
Hilary Swank ... Woman
Jacob Nolan Jacob Nolan ... Brother
Edit

Storyline

After a global apocalypse, an android called "Mother" is responsible for repopulating Earth using a collection of embryos stored in an underground failsafe bunker. Her teenage daughter, who she raised from an embryo, is submitted to classes and tests to assess her development as human being. When the daughter finds a mouse inside the base, she suspects that the outside is no longer contaminated. One day, she sees a wounded woman outside the base and lets her in. Soon she learns something that will affect her relationship with Mother and which will change her forever. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, edited by JFairweather

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

She'll keep you safe


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Kojo

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I Am Mother See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Feature film directorial debut of commercials director Grant Sputore. See more »

Goofs

When daughter leaves a origami on the tree bench in the beach, there is strong wind blowing, yet the paper origami did not move. See more »

Connections

Features The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
A visually impressive Sci-fi thriller
7 June 2019 | by XxxDaniel94See all my reviews

I am Mother is a gorgeous looking movie, there was times where I couldn't tell if I was seeing CGI or particle effects, which just goes to show, that you don't need a big budget to make a movie like this.

Without spoiling the movie, I am Mother takes place within a facility, and for most of the movie, you follow a young woman as she is raised by a highly intelligent AI. Now a movie like this can get boring, but like movies such as Ex Machina, I am Mother always keeps you interested. While some may find the film boring due to its slow plot, those who enjoy good sci-fi thrillers that are slow burners, will find a great deal of enjoyment from this film.

The main lead, played by Clara Rugaard, gives a brilliant performance. And considering that she is unknown, and going head to head with a powerhouse like Hilary Swank, shows how much of a talented young actress that she is. The robot voiced by Rose Byrne is the highlight of the movie, as it is very difficult during most of the movie, to try and understand if it means bad or good, and that is due to the clever writing and directing.

I am Mother is a very entertaining movie, and many will love it if they enjoy movies like it, but many more may find it boring. But the production design, the visuals, directing and acting is spot on, and is by far one of the best Netflix movies.

8/10


109 of 141 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 551 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed