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Jexi (2019)

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2:24 | Trailer
Phil makes top 10 pop lists at work. His only "friend" is cellphone Siri. His new phone includes AI helper Jexi, who improves/controls his social life.

Directors:

Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
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1,780 ( 83)
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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 Mother
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 | Romance

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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Did You Know?

Trivia

There are multiple occasions where Jexi appears to skip or glitch. It references a artificial personality / host called " "Max Headroom." See more »

Goofs

Jexi is on the cloud and can control any connected device, updating the OS on one device doesn't disable it's ability to control any other device not being updated. See more »

Quotes

Jexi: That one makes me want to drop acid and fuck Bernie Sanders.
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Crazy Credits

During the first minute of the end credits, we see a brief montage of Phil's old boss Kai getting a new phone and getting to know Jexi the same way Phil did. See more »

Connections

References Dirty Dancing (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Throb
Written by Andrew Oye (as Andrew Patrick Oye)
Performed by Andrew Oye
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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Great story, bad execution.
6 January 2020 | by azizmalhasSee all my reviews

I mean the story is strong in this time of life. Phone addiction is not a joke. But making the movie a comedy and romantic is just absurd. The message got distracted by the silly acts.

Sad.


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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

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:

$9,341,824
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Technical Specs

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Color:

Color
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