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PG-13| 1 hr. 59 min.

Plot Summary
Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp), the world's foremost authority on artificial intelligence, is conducting highly controversial experiments to create a sentient machine. When extremists try to kill the doctor, they inadvertently become the catalyst for him to succeed. Will's wife, Evelyn (Rebecca Hall), and best friend, Max (Paul Bettany), can only watch as his thirst for knowledge evolves to an omnipresent quest for power, and his loved ones soon realize that it may be impossible to stop him.

Cast: Johnny Depp , Rebecca Hall , Paul Bettany , Cillian Murphy , Kate Mara , Cole Hauser , Morgan Freeman , Clifton Collins Jr.

Director: Wally Pfister

Genres: Science fiction, Thriller, Action

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Transcendence (2014)

Release Date: April 18th, 2014|1 hr. 59 min.

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fan reviews ( 16 )
  • 25
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    All I can cull is: don't mess with Mother Nature and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Fortune-cookie stuff. Erase All. show more

  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    Transcendence looks and sounds like a Christopher Nolan film that got attacked by malware. show more

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    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The story soon devolves into a far-fetched, futuristic snooze-fest that often defies its own logic. Characters' motivations are rarely clear, and allegiances shift with no explanation. show more

  • April 30, 2014 washresch
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    Man uploads to internet. Man becomes powerful and smart and evil. Man wants girlfriend to get uploaded too. Girlfriend balks when man turns workmen into zombies. Friend of man uploads virus to kill man and save world but then girlfriend gets killed by Morgan Freeman shooting canon.

  • April 28, 2014 twalsh4440
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    Great Movie could have been more Grandiose like Lawnmower Man technologically great

  • April 24, 2014 Goodmom42
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    Didn't really understand this film but I thought the actors did a great job.

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Box Office: Why Did Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' Flop?

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Gary Susman on Apr 21st, 2014 9:00AM

It's hard to feel sorry for a guy who owns his own island. Still, poor Johnny Depp. His sci-fi thriller "Transcendence" should have been one of the biggest hits of the spring... but then the reviews...

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Jonny Black on Apr 18th, 2014 1:00PM

Believe it or not, Johnny Depp has been lighting up the silver screen for three decades. Since breaking out on the hit show "21 Jump Street," Depp has become well known for his eccentric roles,...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Transcendence,' 'Heaven Is for Real,' 'Orphan Black,' & More (VIDEO)

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This weekend, Johnny Depp bridges the gap between man and machine in "Transcendence," a small-town father shares his young son's life-changing experience in "Heaven Is for Real," two mother bears...

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