The Zero Theorem Movie

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Who's Involved:

Nicolas Chartier, Melanie Thierry, Pat Rushin, Christoph Waltz, Tilda Swinton, David Thewlis, Lucas Hedges, Terry Gilliam, Richard Zanuck, Dean Zanuck

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The Zero Theorem Plot: What's the story?

Set in a future London, The Zero Theorem stars Academy Award® winner Christoph Waltz as Qohen Leth, an eccentric and reclusive computer genius plagued with existential angst. He lives in isolation in a burnt-out chapel, waiting for a phone call which he is convinced will provide him with answers he has long sought.

Qohen works on a mysterious project, delegated to him by Management (Matt Damon), aimed at discovering the purpose of existence - or the lack thereof - once and for all. But his solitary existence is disturbed by visits from the flirtatious Bainsley (Mélanie Thierry), and Bob (Lucas Hedges), Management's wunderkind son.Yet it is only once he experiences the power of love and desire that he is able to understand his very reason for being.

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The Zero Theorem Cast: Who are the actors?

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making The Zero Theorem?

A look at the The Zero Theorem behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Terry Gilliam last directed The Man Who Killed Don Quixote and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. The film's writer Pat Rushin last wrote Zero Theorem.


Pat Rushin


Nicolas Chartier
Christoph Waltz
Dean Zanuck
Richard Zanuck



Production Companies

Voltage Pictures

Zanuck Independent

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Production Timeline: When did the The Zero Theorem come together?

On or about July 27, 2014 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about October 12, 2012 • The film was in Development status.

On or about January 27, 2009 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

Set to begin filming in May 2009

On or about December 31, 1969 • The film was in Shutdown status.

The Zero Theorem Release Date: When was it released?

The Zero Theorem was released in 2014 on Friday, September 19, 2014 in limited movie theaters. There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including This Is Where I Leave You, Reclaim and The Maze Runner.
United States
September 19, 2014 Limited
September 19, 2014

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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