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Mr. Robot 

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Elliot, a brilliant but highly unstable young cyber-security engineer and vigilante hacker, becomes a key figure in a complex game of global dominance when he and his shadowy allies try to take down the corrupt corporation he works for.

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Sam Esmail
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Rami Malek's Journey From TV Star to Oscar-Winner

Oscar-winner Rami Malek is perhaps best known for his performances as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody and hacker Elliot Alderson in "Mr. Robot." Who else has he played?

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Elliot tries to save Darlene, but things don't go as planned; Mr Robot must decide whether to step up or step back.


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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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Top Rated TV #190 | Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 18 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Rami Malek ...  Elliot Alderson 44 episodes, 2015-2019
Christian Slater ...  Mr. Robot 44 episodes, 2015-2019
Carly Chaikin ...  Darlene 33 episodes, 2015-2019
Portia Doubleday ...  Angela Moss 33 episodes, 2015-2019
Martin Wallström ...  Tyrell Wellick 33 episodes, 2015-2019
Michael Cristofer ...  Phillip Price 27 episodes, 2015-2019
Grace Gummer ...  Dominique DiPierro 23 episodes, 2016-2019
Stephanie Corneliussen ...  Joanna Wellick 21 episodes, 2015-2017
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Storyline

Elliot is a brilliant introverted young programmer who works as a cyber-security engineer by day and vigilante hacker by night. He also happens to be suffering from a strange condition similar to schizophrenia which he futilely tries to keep under control by regularly taking both legal and illegal drugs and visiting his therapist. When a strange feisty young woman named Darlene and a secretive middle-aged man calling himself Mr. Robot, who claims to be the mysterious leader of an underground hacking group known as F-Society, offer Elliot a chance to take his vigilantism to the next level and help them take down E-Corp, the corrupt multi-national financial company that Elliot works for and likes to call Evil Corp, Elliot finds himself at the crossroads. Mr. Robot, who has personal reasons for wanting to take down E-Corp, also reveals that he already has one ally, an even more mysterious, secretive and highly dangerous shadowy hacking group known only as Dark Army. Meanwhile, Elliot's ...

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All our heroes are counterfeit. (Season 1) See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Swedish | Danish | Chinese | Persian

Release Date:

24 June 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Craig Robinson was cast as Ray after creator Sam Esmail watched early footage of him in Morris from America (2016). See more »

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Tyrell Wellick: Two days ago I strangled a woman to death just with my hands. That's a strange sensation. Something so tremendous done by something so simple. The first ten seconds were uncomfortable, a feeling of limbo, but then your muscles tense, and she struggles and fights, but it almost disappears in the background along with everything else in the world. At that moment it's just you and absolute power, nothing else. That moment stayed with me. I thought I'd feel guilty for being a murderer, but I don't....
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Novel
28 May 2015 | by chris543213See all my reviews

Going in with low expectation, not knowing anything about this show, the pilot turned out to offer a pleasant surprise. In short, the show is a bit unconventional, like a mix between an audio book and a TV show, but one rather well researched and executed.

The acting is fairly good, the narrative style felt novel and fresh, and there's ample room for various subplots and story lines. The setting also felt real, as others have pointed out. Some interesting creative decisions were made, such as blatantly spelling out the antagonist, a company, by giving it an unmistakable name. It also makes subtle jokes and pokes fun of things probably only people in the IT industry would recognize.

Whereas most shows and movies seem to throw all connection to reality straight out the window when it comes to IT related stuff, this show does not. In fact, it seems extraordinarily well researched for an entertainment piece. Being in that industry myself and having had a bit of "fun" as a youth, I'd have to say that overall the portrayal of IT security and hacking in this show is leaps and bounds more accurate than anything that has come before it, even if the attentive viewer would be able to spot some minute factual errors.

Perchance even entertainment execs have realized they can no longer get away with silly and unbelievable things like "magic picture enhance", nerdy super hackers who as through divine insight guess their targets passwords in 1-2 attempts, or with peddling notions of tools that have weeks of artist design effort spent on them, for buttons that once clicked, reveal some information that would logically be impossible to get hold of through the channel used.

It seems as though we finally have a show that doesn't treat its audience as idiots, and where the writers actually spent some time doing their homework. I'm just concerned that the show may be targeting too small an audience, an audience consisting of people who do not switch their brains off when they turn on the tele, and as such it may not be awarded a series contract.

So far, highly recommended to tune into if you're interested in seeing something fresh and aren't allergic to narration (getting inside the mind of a somewhat odd protagonist), as there's quite lot of the latter.


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