If you were facing imitate death, how would you preserve your legacy? A brilliant scientist (Johnny Depp), with only weeks to live, decides to download his mind into a computer. By doing so his consciousness transcends both body and machine.
Why Is Transcendence Rated PG-13?
Transcendence is rated PG-13 for sci-fi action and violence, some bloody images, brief strong language and sensuality.
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Violence: Computers are rigged to blow up killing numerous people. Other characters are poisoned. A man shoots another character before committing suicide by turning the gun on himself. A character is punched, kicked and kidnapped. Characters shoot and destroy computer equipment. A man sustains bloody and life-threatening injuries after being beaten and robbed. Numerous characters are punched, kicked, shot at and fired upon with missile-like guns. Frequent bloody injuries are shown. Several characters die from their injuries.
Sexual Content: A married couple kisses on several occasions. They are also shown briefly engaging in sexual activity.
Language: The script includes a use of scatological slang and a handful of terms of deity.
Alcohol / Drug Use:Medical drugs are used to treat a patient. A woman drinks with dinner. A man drinks in a bar after being involved in an argument. Characters are injected with harmful substances or viruses.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Home Video Notes: Transcendence
Release Date: 22 July 2014
Transcendence releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following bonus features:
- What is Transcendence? - The concept of “transcendence” is discussed by cast and filmmakers as we look inside the film’s exploration of Artificial Intelligence and the Singularity.
- Wally Pfister: A Singular Vision - Step inside the creative process of director Wally Pfister to see how he juggles the dazzling, technologically advanced visuals along with guiding the cast through their intense character arcs.
- Guarding the Threat - Join the debate on the benefits and dangers of “transcendence.”
- The Promise of A.I. - Learn about the amazing potential of A.I. from scientists and the filmmakers.
- Viral Videos - “It’s Me,” “Singularity” and “R.I.F.T.”