Upgrade Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 2706

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 27

Theatrical Release Date: 06/01/2018

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 08/28/2018

Language: English

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Leigh Whannell

Actors: Logan Marshall-Green, Simon Maiden, Betty Gabriel, Harrison Gilbertson, Melanie Vallejo, Benedict Hardie

Plot: In the near-future, technology is ingrained in all aspects of life. Grey Trace is a rare technophobe, but following a life-altering event, he will sacrifice his own humanity to gain his revenge as he is implanted with an AI chip called STEM. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
3/4

Chris Kavan - wrote on 10/18/2023

An effective action/sci-fi outing that has drawn a comparison to Venom - and lead Logan Marshall-Green does bear an uncanny resemblance to Tom Hardy - but stands on its own. It's funny, gruesome, somewhat predictable but overall a worthy watch.

Rating of
3/4

Matthew Brady - wrote on 09/09/2019

It's like Venom, but upgraded. This is Leigh Whannell second movie he directed and it's pretty solid. Cheesy and poorly written, but enjoyable with some cool practical deaths. Logan Marshall-Green, in-spite of his uncanny replica to Tom Hardy, was pretty good, especially with his reaction to tense situations made it even more entertaining.

Rating of
3/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/10/2019

Although I found its outcome foreseeable and the ending not entirely satisfying, "Upgrade" is a shocking and funny thrill-ride not unlike those from the "Terminator" era.

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Rating of
4/4

Never thought it would be so freaking awesome.

ikkegoemikke - wrote on 08/20/2018

You’re the one doing it all.
You’re not a robot.

In my film review of the movie “The Hollow Child“, I started again with a plea about trailers and I summed up the reasons why I avoid them. I saw the trailer from “Upgrade” by chance at the beginning of this year. Believe me, I was ecstatic and enthusiastic. “I HAVE to see this movie“, I thought. There are trailers that look inviting and afterward, the film looks very disappointing. But “Upgrade” certainly doesn’t belong in this category. On the contrary. This is one of the best films of the year for me. An excellent SF provided with a wonderful concept and which gradually switches to a tough revenge film. For me, it was an exciting mix of “Robocop“, “John Wick” and “Demon Seed“. “Robocop” because …

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