Ex Machina

Ex Machina

  • 2015
  • R
  • 108 min
  • UK
  • drama, science fiction, thriller

Caleb Smith, a young programmer, gets a chance to become a part of a strange scientific experiment where he is expected to assess artificial intelligence by interacting with a female robot.

Director: Alex Garland

Writer: Alex Garland

Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac, Sonoya Mizuno, Corey Johnson

Ex Machina leans heavier on ideas than effects, but it's still a visually polished piece of work -- and an uncommonly engaging sci-fi feature.

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  • Alex Garland
    Alex Garland
    Alexander "Alex" Medawar Garland is an English novelist, screenwriter, film producer and director, best known for his work as the screenwriter of 28 Days Later.

Main Cast


Tagline: There is nothing more human than the will to survive

Motion Picture Rating: R

Genres: drama, science fiction, thriller

Keywords: dancing, artificial intelligence, distrust, isolation, technology, manipulation, friendship, deception, laboratory, robot, power outage, surveillance camera, consciousness, existentialism, lockdown, philosophical, robot human relationship, turing test, cybernetics

Categories: artificial intelligence, computer programmer, android, algorithm, cat and mouse, isolation, technology, human android relationship, eccentricity, hitchcockian, visionary


Producer: Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich

Editor: Mark Day

Casting: Francine Maisler

Director of photography: Rob Hardy

Original music composer: Geoff Barrow, Ben Salisbury

Costume design: Sammy Sheldon

Executive producer: Eli Bush, Tessa Ross, Scott Rudin

Associate producer: Jason Sack, Joanne Smith

Production design: Mark Digby

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 108 min

Country: UK

Language: English

Sound Mix: Dolby Digital, SDDS, Datasat

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

Color: Color