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2018 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

ActionHorrorSci-fiThriller

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  • Jini Score
    81%
  • Critics Score
    73%
  • Rating
    7.5/10
  • Box Office
    $ 16 Million
  • Jini Score
    81%
  • Critics Score
    73%
  • Rating
    7.5/10
  • Box Office
    $ 16 Million
futuristicentertainingenjoyableuniquefascinating
Director/writer Leigh Whannell presents a vision of a Utopian future where technology is supremely ubiquitous. In that future, technophobe Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green) embraces an experimental computer chip implant named STEM after a mugging incident leaves him paralyzed and his wife dead. STEM proves to possess its own agency, making for an unpredictable ally in Trace's vendetta. Upgrade is a 2018 English-language Action Horror movie featuring Logan Marshall-green, Betty Gabriel, Harrison Gilbertson, Logan Marshall Green, Melanie Vallejo, Steve Danielsen and James Ao. Blumhouse Productions in association with Goalpost Pictures and Nervous Tick Productions. were the production houses involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Kylie Du Fresne, Jason Blum and Brian Kavanaugh-jones. The motion picture is written and directed by Leigh Whannell. OTL Releasing acquired the distribution rights for the movie. Upgrade was released on 1st December 2020 and takes a screen time of 100 minutes. The Film was successful at box office. Upgrade was made on a budget of $3 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $16 million. Cinematography was done by Stefan Duscio and editing by Andy Canny. The music was composed by Jed Palmer.

Upgrade Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 4.7/5

94%

Positive Review Rating : 86%

86%
  • Den Of Geek

    It is in Grey discovering an illegal operation grown out of hacking artificial limbs where the movies creativity shines. ( Read More )
  • As a movie, its the cinematic equivalent of paint by numbers: competent, attractive even, but take a single step closer and the lines peek through. ( Read More )
  • Upgrade may not be a capital G Good film, but it can be a very enjoyable one. ( Read More )
  • Indie Wire

    Whannells high tech detective story has plenty of action, but lacks a good mystery. ( Read More )
  • In the not too distant future of this new film written and directed by Leigh Whannell (who made his bones, so to speak, with creative contributions to the horror movies Saw, Insidious and their var... ( Read More )
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    Awards for Upgrade
    • Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards
      0 WON
      15 NOMINATIONS
    • Golden Schmoes Awards
      0 WON
      3 NOMINATIONS
    • Australian Production Design Guild Awards
      1 WON
      2 NOMINATIONS
    • SXSW Film Festival
      1 WON
      2 NOMINATIONS
    • Fangoria Chainsaw Awards
      0 WON
      2 NOMINATIONS
    • Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival
      1 WON
      2 NOMINATIONS
    • Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards
      0 WON
      2 NOMINATIONS
    • Faro Island Film Festival
      0 WON
      1 NOMINATIONS
    • Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Awards
      0 WON
      1 NOMINATIONS
    • Australian Screen Editors
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      1 NOMINATIONS
    • Phoenix Critics Circle
      0 WON
      1 NOMINATIONS
    • Austin Film Critics Association
      0 WON
      1 NOMINATIONS
    • Seattle Film Critics Awards
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      1 NOMINATIONS
    • Australian Film Critics Association Awards
      0 WON
      1 NOMINATIONS
    • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
      0 WON
      1 NOMINATIONS
    • IGN Summer Movie Awards
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      1 NOMINATIONS