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Jexi (2019)

R | | Comedy | 11 October 2019 (USA)
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A comedy about what can happen when you love your phone more than anything else in your life.

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Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Devine ... Phil
Alexandra Shipp ... Cate
Rose Byrne ... Jexi (voice)
Ron Funches ... Craig
Charlyne Yi ... Elaine
Michael Peña ... Kai
Wanda Sykes ... Denice
Kid Cudi ... Kid Cudi
Justin Hartley ... Brody
Gavin Root ... Phil (10 Years)
Blake Grunder ... Phil (5 Years)
Richard Harder Richard Harder ... Kickball Umpire
Ray Reinhardt Ray Reinhardt ... Old Man
Diana Jackson ... Phil's Mom
Aaron Wilton ... Phil's Dad
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Storyline

Phil has a major dependency issue - he's addicted to his phone. He has no friends, he has a job writing pop culture "Top 10" lists, and his love life is non-existent. But his Facebook status is about to change. When he is forced to upgrade his phone, the latest model comes with an unexpected feature...Jexi - an A.I. life coach, virtual assistant and cheerleader. With her help, Phil begins to get a real life. But as he becomes less dependent on his phone, Jexi's artificial intelligence morphs into a tech nightmare determined to keep Phil all to herself, even if it means ruining his chances of finding success.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

She had him at "hello"

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong/crude sexual content and language throughout, some drug use and graphic nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jexi See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,106,730, 13 October 2019

Gross USA:

$6,546,159

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,758,871
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Because Rose Byrne recorded all her lines after filming, in order to have lines to react to, an earwig was placed inside Adam Devine's ear with and Actress/Voice Over Artist Laurie Burke delivered Jexi's lines to him. However, sometimes the earpiece would malfunction. Co-Director Jon Lucas exclaimed that "there were times when Adam would just take the earbud out and do the whole scene without ever hearing anyone talking". See more »

Goofs

There is stock footage of San Francisco playing to transition to a morning scene half way though the movie. One scene is a 'sunrise' of the bay bridge. The stock footage is a sunset, rather than sunrise because the sun is setting in the west and not rising in the east of San Francisco. See more »

Quotes

Denice: You know I see hipster dudes like you come in here everyday. Crying about how their phone died, and how they need a new phone. They're like little crackheads. They got crazy eyes and they're all scratchy. And like "I need a new phone man."
Phil: I'm not a crackhead.
Denice: Then you're not. You're worse than a crackhead. Cause at least a crackhead gets up off the couch every now and then to go get some more crack. Crackhead says hello to all his little crackhead friends. A crackhead gets his steps in. But ...
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Connections

References Days of Thunder (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Birthday
(uncredited)
Written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
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Good laugh!!
11 October 2019 | by ilovefoodcomaSee all my reviews

Super hilarious!! Totally could relate to this movie. The writers totally point out the problem we have facing nowadays. Very entertaining movie!!


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