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I Origins (2014)

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A molecular biologist and his laboratory partner uncover evidence that may fundamentally change society as we know it.

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Mike Cahill

Writer:

Mike Cahill
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Pitt ... Ian
Steven Yeun ... Kenny
Astrid Bergès-Frisbey ... Sofi
Brit Marling ... Karen
Dorien Makhloghi Dorien Makhloghi ... 7-Eleven Attendant
Charles Woods Gray ... Marriage Clerk (as Charles W. Gray)
John Schiumo John Schiumo ... TV Anchor
Farasha Baylock Farasha Baylock ... Posh Waitress
Ako ... Nurse
Christopher Santamaria Christopher Santamaria ... Baby Tobias
Sebastian Santamaria Sebastian Santamaria ... Baby Tobias
Cara Seymour ... Dr. Simmons
Rhonda Ayers ... Waitress
Crystal Dickinson Crystal Dickinson ... Julie Dairy (as Crystal Anne Dickinson)
Venida Evans ... Margaret Dairy
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I Origins begins when graduate student, Ian Gray, is researching the evolution of human eyes with Karen and Kenny, in order to prove that eyes have evolved instead of "appeared" as creationists claim. His fascination with eyes takes him into areas that have profound personal and cultural consequences. Written by Nebzyl and Blue Coronet

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Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexuality/nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Film running time (Netflix version) is 1 hour 46 minutes long, which adds up to 11, continuing the theme of '11's throughout. See more »

Goofs

It is not correct to weight all of the Salomina's test answers equally. For example, her getting the answer for the favorite candy right should not have the same importance as her correctly recognizing her grandma's face. The test was not correctly designed. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ian: Every living person on this planet has their own unique pair of eyes. Each their own universe. My name is Doctor Ian Gray. I'm a father, and husband, and I'm a scientist. When I was a child, I realized that the camera was designed exactly like the human eye, taking in light through a lens, forming it into images. I began taking as many pictures of eyes as I possibly could. I'd like to tell you the story of the eyes that changed my world.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, there is a scene depicting the beginning of the process of matching up famous historical figures' eyes with living people's eyes. See more »


Soundtracks

Motion Picture Soundtrack
Written by Thom Yorke (as Thomas Yorke), Phil Selway (as Philip Selway), Ed O'Brien (as Edward O'Brien), Colin Greenwood & Jonny Greenwood (as Jonathan Greenwood)
Performed by Radiohead
Courtesy of Parlophone Label Group UK
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Great Story
12 December 2014 | by nekengren-2See all my reviews

I like it. I'm pretty picky about my movies and this one is cleverly different.

I like the love story. Yes, quite simple but feel good. I like the science aspect. Not nearly as ludicrous as most movie science. I like the India connection. I like the low key religious themes. I like the acting. The cinematography with lots of nice shots.

Sorry but talking the plot would give away too much about this movie. I don't want to spoil it for you.

There are plot lines in this movie which gives you a chance to guess the next step so that keeps it interesting.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Hindi

Release Date:

19 September 2014 (South Africa) See more »

Also Known As:

I Origins See more »

Filming Locations:

Brooklyn, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,652, 20 July 2014

Gross USA:

$336,472

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$481,234
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Dolby

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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