Upgrade Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 3479

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 17

Theatrical Release Date: 06/01/2018

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

Language: English

Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Leigh Whannell

Actors: Logan Marshall-Green, Simon Maiden, Betty Gabriel, Melanie Vallejo, Michael M. Foster, Christopher Kirby

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

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.

Rating of
3.5/4

Sgt. Jazoof - wrote on 06/06/2018

Didn't even hear of this until minutes before I saw it, and was probably the best surprise all year! In the top percentile of AI/"robot" movies, with some of the standard eye-rolls of Sci-Fi Action but high quality writing and suspense... a few parts may be predictable to the astute but it never felt dumbed down, nor convoluted... gripping and perfect twists. Modern Matrix-like action and feels like a whole franchise/universe could be based off this character (or characters). More precisely I'd say 3.8/4

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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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