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Ex Machina (2014)

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A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breath-taking humanoid A.I.

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Caleb, a 26 year old programmer at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world's first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl. Written by DNA FILMS

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There is nothing more human than the will to survive. See more »


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Rated R for graphic nudity, language, sexual references and some violence | See all certifications »

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24 April 2015 (USA)  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$250,000, 12 April 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$25,442,958

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$38,978,784
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When Nathan is sitting in front of the three monitors, left of the Post-it covered wall is a famous triple painting by Titian, titled "The Allegory of Prudence," which features three heads and three animals. Titian painted the work just before he died of the plague in 1576. The three heads in the painting allude to the three ages of man. On the left, Titian's self-portrait represents the past and old age. In the center is Orazio, his son, representing the present and maturity. On the right is Marco, his cousin, representing the future or youth. Under the portraits is a triple-headed figure, depicting a wolf, lion, and dog, symbolizing prudence and also may symbolize memories, intelligence, and foresight. See more »

Goofs

Nathan repeats thrice the Bhagavad Gita quote "In sleep, in confusion, in the depths of shame, the good deeds a man has done before defend him". On the second and third recitement, however, he says 'defends' instead of 'defend'. As the sentence subject is the plural 'good deeds', this creates a case of subject-verb disagreement. This may, arguably, be an intentional mistake by an intoxicated character. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Caleb: How long until we get to his estate?
Pilot: [laughs] We've been flying over his estate for the past 2 hours.
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Soundtracks

Schubert Piano Sonata No.21 in B Flat Minor
Composed by Franz Schubert
Performed by Alfred Brendel
Courtesy of Decca
Under license from Universal Music Operations Limited
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Brilliant! Watch it
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A brilliant movie, I truly enjoyed it.

In brief: four characters, one location, excellent dialog, clever script, good acting. This is film-making.

It is a thought provoking, a bit eerie, and leaves you with a "holy crap" feeling when its done. When it ended I was like "who wrote this? what else has he done so far. gotta watch it"..

They did so much in this film with such a small budget. In a better world this movie would be celebrated in cinemas worldwide and not left for torrent down-loaders.

Warm recommendation! :)


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