Friday, November 21, 2014 (Limited)
Plot: What's the story about?
A dramatic portrayal of the life and work of one of Britain’s most extraordinary unsung heroes, Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch).
The pioneer of modern-day computing, Turing is credited with cracking the German Enigma code and the film is a nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team at Britain’s top-secret code-breaking center, Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.
Turing, whose contributions and genius significantly shortened the war, saving thousands of lives, was the eventual victim of an unenlightened British Establishment, but his work and legacy live on.
Keira Knightley also stars as Turing's close friend and fellow code-breaker Joan Clarke.
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Who stars in The Imitation Game: Cast List
Benedict Cumberbatch ... Alan Turing
"The Courier" , "Spider-Man: No Way Home"
Keira Knightley ... Joan Clarke
"Anna Karenina" , "Collateral Beauty"
Charles Dance ... Commander Denniston
"The King's Man" , "Me Before You"
Matthew Goode ... Hugh Alexander
"The King's Man" , "Four Kids and It"
Mark Strong ... Stewart Menzies
"John Carter" , "1917"
Tuppence Middleton ... Helen
"Disappearance At Clifton Hill" , "Jupiter Ascending"
Who's making The Imitation Game: Crew List
A look at the The Imitation Game behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Morten Tyldum last directed Passengers and Headhunters. The film's writer Graham Moore last wrote The Last Days Of Night and Naked Is the Best Disguise.
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Production: What we know about The Imitation Game?
- Based on Andrew Hodges' biography/book Alan Turing: The Enigma. The script was on the 2011 Black List.
- June 2014: The film was in Completed status.
- May 2014: The film was in Post-Production status.
- September 2012: The film was in Development status.
- August 2012: The film was in Development status.
- October 2011: The film was in Announced status.
In a competitive situation, Teddy Schwarzman’s Black Bear Pictures has come aboard to finance production. Warner Bros' rights expired and reverted back to screenwriter.
CAA is looking to find a new home now that Leonardo DiCaprio and Warner Bros. is out of the picture.
The Imitation Game Release Date: When was the film released?
The Imitation Game was released in 2014 on Friday, November 21, 2014 (Limited release). There were 3 other movies released on the same date, including The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, VHS: Viral and Extraterrestrial.
When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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