• Upgrade (2018)

Upgrade

Release Date: June 1st, 2018

R |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

After his wife is killed during a brutal mugging that also leaves him paralysed, Grey Trace is approached by a billionaire inventor with an experimental cure that will upgrade his body. The cure, an Artificial Intelligence implant called STEM, gives Grey physical abilities beyond anything anyone has ever experienced, and the ability to relentlessly extract vengeance on those who murdered his wife and left him for dead.

Cast: Logan Marshall-Green , Betty Gabriel , Harrison Gilbertson

Director: Leigh Whannell

Genres: Action , Horror , Sci-Fi

Production Co: Blumhouse Productions,Goalpost Pictures

Distributors: BH Tilt

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Keith PhippsSlate

    Whannell commits to making a science fiction film plugged into the moment in which we’re living, and making grim projections of what might be around the corner. show more

  • 70
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Infusing its familiar dystopian sci-fi tropes with stylishly gonzo, low-budget filmmaking and inventive narrative flourishes, Upgrade proves far more entertaining than it has a right to be. show more

  • 60
    Kaitlyn TiffanyThe Verge

    The action sequences are electric; they’re grimy, choppy, and strange. But when the characters talk, the film stretches and slows to a banal cautionary tale, almost as if Whannell was making the movie as a homework assignment, having a ton of fun with the aesthetics and the fight scenes, then suddenly remembering he was supposed to incorporate some “themes.” show more

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