Director/writer Leigh Whannell presents a vision of a Utopian future where technology is supremely ubiquitous. In that future, technophobe Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green) embraces an experimental computer chip implant named STEM after a mugging incident leaves him paralyzed and his wife dead. STEM proves to possess its own agency, making for an unpredictable ally in Trace's vendetta.
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1 June 2018 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $4,670,905,
3 June 2018
Gross USA: $11,977,130
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $14,377,130
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(HD Master Audio 5.1)
Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
During the fight scenes, the camera often tracks Grey so that he remains in the middle of frame. According to director Leigh Whannell
, this was achieved by hiding a phone somewhere on actor Logan Marshall-Green
, which the cameras could then pair to and follow with as much accuracy as possible. See more
During the car chase scene between Grey and Cortez you can notice road signs that are facing the wrong way. This is because the roads in Australia, where Upgrade was filmed, are opposite to American roads. Most notably, you can see that one of the signs is a Victoria Roads Help Phone sign. See more
Stem, what do you think I should do?
In lieu of text, the production companies and title are instead narrated by an artificial female voice, represented visually by sound waves. See more
Written by Robin Marsh, Wade Black & Damian Coward
Performed by Kollaps
Licensed courtesy of Trait Records See more