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Equals (2015)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi | 26 May 2016 (USA)
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In an emotionless utopia, two people fall in love when they regain their feelings from a mysterious disease, causing tensions between them and their society.

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Drake Doremus

Writers:

Nathan Parker (screenplay by), Drake Doremus (story by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicholas Hoult ... Silas
Vernetta Lopez ... Woman at Turnstile
Scott Lawrence ... Mark
Kate Lyn Sheil ... Kate
Kristen Stewart ... Nia
Rebecca Hazlewood ... Zoe
Yu Hwan Park Yu Hwan Park ... Seth
Bel Powley ... Rachel
David Selby ... Leonard
Aurora Perrineau ... Iris
Nathan Parker Nathan Parker ... David
Jessica Lois ... Coupler Woman
Seth Adams ... Health and Safety Guard
Dennis Shin Dennis Shin ... Health and Safety Guard
Guy Pearce ... Jonas
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A futuristic love story set in a world where emotions have been eradicated. Written by Nathan Parker

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Find your equal See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

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Rated PG-13 for thematic content, sensuality, partial nudity and disturbing images | See all certifications »

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USA | Indonesia

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Almas gemelas See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,206, 17 July 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$32,095, 29 July 2016
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1.85 : 1
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Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Holt went skateboarding at 4am while on location during the shooting of the film to help develop the connection between their characters. See more »

Goofs

An "interstellar" news report says a space probe is preparing to land on planet TK-14 which is 798 million miles from Earth, but that distance is not interstellar. It is roughly the distance from the Sun to Saturn. See more »

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The Collective: [over PA] All trains leave from the lower level. The Collective runs when everybody do their part. Report suspicious activity to Health and Safety.
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Soundtracks

Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik: II. Romance
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Chamber Players of Canada
Courtesy of Naxos of America
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Same (in)difference
4 February 2017 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

I think I have to watch Gattaca again. I remember having issues with that, but maybe the second time around and especially after watching this rather mediocre attempt/stab at a society that is not allowed to feel anything, I may look at it with a different perspective. Having said, it's not all bad here. It is by the numbers and it works for what it is I reckon, but that might not be enough for some.

Having said that, the actors try their best to shine in this dystopian landscape which isn't that easy. Still predictable, even without some notions and inserts, this will not surprise too many viewers. It flows along nicely though and at least doesn't fail its goals


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