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Self/less (2015)

PG-13 | | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 10 July 2015 (USA)
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A dying real estate mogul transfers his consciousness into a healthy young body, but soon finds that neither the procedure nor the company that performed it are quite what they seem.

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Tarsem Singh

Writers:

Àlex Pastor (as Alex Pastor), David Pastor
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ryan Reynolds ... Young Damian
Natalie Martinez ... Madeline
Matthew Goode ... Albright
Ben Kingsley ... Damian
Victor Garber ... Martin
Derek Luke ... Anton
Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen ... Anna
Melora Hardin ... Judy
Michelle Dockery ... Claire
Sam Page ... Carl
Brendan McCarthy ... Anton 2
Thomas Francis Murphy ... Dr. Jensen
Sandra Ellis Lafferty ... Phyllis Jensen
Emily Tremaine ... Mallory
Griff Furst ... EMT #1
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Storyline

An extremely wealthy man, dying from cancer, undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man. But all is not as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origin and the organization that will kill to protect its cause. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

God created man. Man created immortality. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, some sexuality, and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Self/less See more »

Filming Locations:

Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,403,460, 12 July 2015

Gross USA:

$12,279,691

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$30,523,226
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Ryan Reynolds and Michelle Dockery are father and daughter in this movie but only 5 years apart in real life. See more »

Goofs

Upon transferring into a new body, Damien must undergo a period of grueling physical therapy, ostensibly so he can learn to control his completely unfamiliar host. This was a refreshingly realistic touch to the overused mind transfer genre. But when other characters enter new bodies, they're up and running instantly - no physical therapy needed, no explanation. See more »

Quotes

Damian: You say I'm the reason you got into this business? Now I'm the reason you're out.
Carl: You son of a bitch! Who gives a shit! You're gonna be dead in a year, And then who gives a shit!
[stomps off]
Damian: He's wrong. I won't last six months. It's metastasized. Liver and lungs. This morning the oncologist was talking about hospice care.
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Referenced in Wiener-Dog (2016) See more »

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Written by Tal Bergman
Performed by Tal Bergman
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Face/Off meets Limitless
13 July 2015 | by DarkVulcan29See all my reviews

Damian(Ben Kingsley) a self made billionaire discovers he is dying, and does have much longer to live, discovers a secret facility that can transfer his soul into a younger body(Ryan Reynolds), when the transfer is a success, Damian really begins to enjoy his new life in his new body, but soon realizes that his new life will have a price to pay.

I'm surprised that I liked this, I went expecting this to be bad, but I was amazed on how intriguing it kept me. It shows on we deal with dying and immortality, and things we must learn to face in life. Ben Kingsley was good, and Ryan Reynolds really surprised me. Matthew Goode was incredible. It does have some good action scenes, and great sci-fi element. Everybody gives a good performance here, and it does what sci-fi should do, kept you intrigue.


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