- Release Date: 17 April 2014 (USA)
- Genres: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
- Production Co: Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution, Alcon Entertainment, DMG Entertainment, Syncopy
- Directors: Wally Pfister
- Writer: Jack Paglen
- Stars: Johnny Depp Paul Bettany, Rebecca Hall, Kate Mara, Cillian Murphy, Clifton Collins, Jr., Morgan Freeman
Dr. Will Caster is an artificial intelligence researcher who strives to create a machine that possesses sentience and collective intelligence. Extremists who oppose technological advancement target him, but their actions drive him toward his goal. Caster also wants to become part of the new technology, and his wife Evelyn and his best friend Max Waters, also researchers, question the wisdom of this drive. Caster's goal to acquire knowledge becomes one to acquire power, and he seems to be unstoppable.