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The Machine (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $0Details
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $110,253 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $218,122 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $328,375
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Two computer programmers fall in love as they create the first-ever piece of self-aware artificial intelligence, designed to help humanity. But things go terribly wrong when the British Government steals their breakthrough and teaches it to become a robotic weapon.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 25th, 2014 (Limited) by XLrator Media
Video Release: June 17th, 2014 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for violence and some language.
(Rating bulletin 2301, 12/11/2013)
Running Time: 91 minutes
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Keywords: Military Stealing New Invention, Robot, Artificial Intelligence
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Red and Black Films, Altara, Ideas Factory, Welsh Assembly Government
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Leading Cast

   Vincent McCarthy
   Ava/The Machine

Supporting Cast

Denis Lawson    Thomson
Sam Hazeldine    James
Pooneh Hajimohammadi    Suri
John-Paul Macleod    Paul Dawson
Nicola Reynolds    Joan
Sule Rimi    Technician
Alan Low    Assassin
Helen Griffin    Paul Dawson's Mother
Ben McGregor    Implant Soldier Ben

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Production and Technical Credits

Carodog W. James    Screenwriter
John Giwa-Amu    Producer
Ali Pour    Executive Producer
Robert Graham    Executive Producer
Alan Martin    Executive Producer
Paul Eyres    Executive Producer
Jamie Carmichael    Executive Producer
Stephen Davies    Executive Producer
Carodog W. James    Executive Producer

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for June 17th, 2014

June 17th, 2014

It's a good week / bad week on the home market. There are several releases coming out this week that are absolutely worth picking up. But there are also several of these where I'm still waiting for screeners to arrive, some of which are contenders for Pick of the Week, like The Grand Budapest Hotel or House of Cards. Other potential Pick of the Week contenders include Ernest and Celestine on Blu-ray Combo Pack and The LEGO Movie on Blu-ray Combo Pack. It was literally a coin toss and Ernest and Celestine won. Meanwhile, No Clue on DVD wins the Puck of the Week, for the best Canadian release of the week. More...

Limited Releases: Lockedown

April 25th, 2014

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It is a busy week for limited releases, but most of the films are earning weak reviews. Several are earning reviews that would be good if they were opening wide, but not good enough to suggest they will thrive in limited release. There are a few of films with truly great reviews, including Blue Ruin, which not only has amazing reviews, but also earned a number of film festival awards. Both Last Passenger and Locke are also earning close to 90% positive reviews, but none of them really feel like limited release hits. More...

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