• Equals (2016)


Release Date: July 15th, 2016

DVD Release Date: September 6th, 2016

PG-13 |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

Nia (Kristen Stewart) and Silas work together in a futuristic society known as the Collective. A seemingly utopian world, the Collective has ended crime and violence by genetically eliminating all human emotions. Despite this, Nia and Silas develop a growing attraction that leads to a forbidden and passionate romance. As suspicion begins to mount among their superiors, the couple must choose between going back to the safety of their lives or risking it all to try and pull off a daring escape.

Cast: Kristen Stewart, Nicholas Hoult, Guy Pearce, Bel Powley, Jacki Weaver, Scott Lawrence, Toby Huss, Kate Lyn Sheil

Director: Drake Doremus

Genres: Romance , Science fiction , Drama

Production Co: Scott Free Productions, Route One Entertainment, Union Investment Partners

Keywords: Transformation , Intense , Sacrifice , Office , Love , Fascinating , Brooding ,

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Jonathan RomneyScreen International

    Equals just about passes muster as a solid vignette of love against the odds, but when it comes to futurism, its vision is dustily archaic. show more

  • 50
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    For high-concept melodrama that's low on complexity, this very solemn film takes itself way too seriously. But it's not entirely without interest, thanks to sleek visuals and decent chemistry between alluring leads Nicholas Hoult and Kristen Stewart. show more

  • 30
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    Ultimately, Equals fails because Silas and Nia aren’t all that much more interesting as a romantic couple than they are as zombie-like individuals. show more

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