Computer Chess Movie

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A 1980s-set story centered around a man vs. machine chess tournament.

Who's Involved:

Andrew Bujalski, Myles Paige, Patrick Riester, Wiley Wiggins

Release Date:

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 (Limited)

Rating: NR

Runtime: 1 hr, 32 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Set over the course of a weekend tournament for chess software programmers 30-some years ago, Computer Chess transports viewers to a nostalgic moment when the contest between technology and the human spirit seemed a little more up for grabs. We get to know the eccentric geniuses possessed with the vision to teach a metal box to defeat man, literally, at his own game, laying the groundwork for artificial intelligence as we know it and will come to know it in the future.


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Crew: Who's making Computer Chess

A look at the Computer Chess behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Andrew Bujalski last directed Support the Girls and Results. The film's writer Andrew Bujalski last wrote Lady and the Tramp and Support the Girls.


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Filming Timeline

On or about June 18, 2013, the film was in Completed status.

Computer Chess Release Date: When was it released?

Computer Chess was released in 2013 on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 (Limited release). There were 1 other movie released on the same date, including Turbo.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

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