Surrogates (2009)

Surrogates – Human perfection. What could go wrong?


Bruce Willis——————————Greer
Rosamund Pike————————-Maggie
Radha Mitchell————————-Peters
James Cromwell———————–Older Canter
James Francis Ginty——————Canter
Boris Kodjoe—————————-Stone
Ving Rhames—————————-The Prophet

Directed by Jonathan Mostow.
Screenplay by Michael Ferris and John D. Brancato.
Graphic Novel by Robert Venditti and Brett Weldele.

Greer (Willis) is called in when there is a murder in town. The first murder in a long time because everyone walks the city in a surrogate which is like a remote controlled body. They lie in a machine at home but walk the streets in a robot.

The murder in question is strange because the robot was attacked but the person was injured in their home. Somehow their was a link between the robot and the person. If the world finds out there would be a panic.

Meanwhile, Greer and his wife are in denial after the death of their son. She refuses to leave her room and will only go out in her surrogate. Greer is despondent about his relationship and is wondering what he can do?

This movie has a fantastic underlying commentary on society today which is wondering why people are living in computers and phones….rather than the real world. The movie itself moves very well and is quite entertaining.

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Runtime: 89 Minutes

Production Budget: $80,000,000.

Box Office
Domestic: $38,577,772.
Worldwide: $122,444,772.

CC Rating: 7 out of 10

Screenplay: I could not find the screenplay.

Directors’ Previous Movies: Breakdown, U-571, Terminator 3.

If you liked this try: The Jackal, I Robot, Strange Days.