BlackBerry Movie

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Who's Involved:

Jay Baruchel, Michael Ironside, Cary Elwes, Matt Johnson, Martin Donovan, Glenn Howerton, Saul Rubinek, Matthew Miller, Rich Somme

Release Date:

Friday, May 12, 2023 Limited

language throughout
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Two mismatched entrepreneurs – egghead innovator Mike Lazaridis and cut-throat businessman Jim Balsillie – joined forces in an endeavour that was to become a worldwide hit in little more than a decade. The device that one invented and the other sold was the BlackBerry, an addictive mobile phone that changed the way the world worked, played and communicated. But just as BlackBerry was rising to new peaks, it also started losing its way through the fog of Smartphone wars, management indecision and outside distractions, eventually leading to the breakdown of one of the most successful ventures in the history of the tech and business worlds.

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Who stars in BlackBerry: Cast List

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Who's making BlackBerry: Crew List

A look at the BlackBerry behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Matt Johnson last directed Operation Avalanche.


Matt Johnson
Matthew Miller


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Production Company

XYZ Films

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Production: What we know about BlackBerry?

Key Facts

  1. Based on the bestselling 2015 book “Losing the Signal: The Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of BlackBerry” by Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2022 - September: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2022 - August: The film was set to Post-Production  status.

BlackBerry Release Date: When was the film released?

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BlackBerry was a Limited release in 2023 on Friday, May 12, 2023. There were 15 other movies released on the same date, including Hypnotic, Knights of the Zodiac and Book Club: The Next Chapter.

As a Limited release, BlackBerry will only be shown in select movie theaters across major markets. Please check Fandango and Atom Tickets to see if the film is playing in your area.

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