The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game (2014)

Genres - Biography, Comedy Drama, Drama, History, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Biographical Film, Historical Film, LGBT-Related Film  |   Release Date - Nov 14, 2014  |   Run Time - 114 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG-13
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The Imitation Game is a 2014 American historical drama thriller film directed by Morten Tyldum, with a screenplay by Graham Moore loosely based on the biography Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges (previously adapted as the stage play and BBC drama Breaking the Code). It stars Benedict Cumberbatch as real-life British cryptanalyst Alan Turing, who decrypted German intelligence codes for the British government during World War II.

The film's screenplay topped the annual Black List for best unproduced Hollywood scripts in 2011. The Weinstein Company acquired the film for $7 million in February 2014, the highest amount ever paid for U.S. distribution rights at the European Film Market. It was released theatrically in the United Kingdom on November 14 and the United States on November 28.

The Imitation Game was a commercial and critical success. It grossed over $233 million worldwide against a $14 million production budget, making it the highest-grossing independent film of 2014. It was nominated in eight categories at the 87th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director (Tyldum), Best Actor (Benedict Cumberbatch), and Best Supporting Actress (Keira Knightley). It won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. It garnered five nominations in the 72nd Golden Globe Awards and was nominated in three categories at the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards, including Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. It also received nine British Academy of Film and Television Arts nominations, including Best Film and Outstanding British Film, and won the People's Choice Award at the 39th Toronto International Film Festival.

The film was criticised for its inaccurate portrayal of historical events and Turing's character and relationships. However, the LGBT civil rights advocacy and political lobbying organisation the Human Rights Campaign honoured The Imitation Game for bringing Turing's legacy to a wider audience.

Movie Info

Budget

$14,000,000

Box Office

$233,555,708

Tags

Alan Turing, Cryptography, England, Enigma Machine, Espionage, Film Based On Books, Homophobia, Lgbtq, Logician, Mathematician, Technology, True Stories, World War Ii

Attributes

Filming Location: Oxfordshire
Narrative Location: London, Manchester
Subject: homophobia, LGBT-related, World War II
Time Period: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s

Alternate Titles

Código Enigma
CO
Descifrando Enigma
ES
Desxifrant l'Enigma
ES
El código Enigma
AR, VE
El código enigma
CL, CO, EC, MX, PE
Enigma
TR
Gra tajemnic
PL
Igra imitacije
SI
Igra Oponašanja
BA, HR, RS
Imitācijas spēle
LV
Imitation Game
FR
Imitationsspelet
FI
Imiteerimismäng
EE
Jocul codurilor
RO
Kód Enigmy
CZ, SK
Kódjátszma
HU
L'enigma di un genio
IT
Le jeu de l'imitation
CA
Miskhak ha'khikouy
IL
Người Giải Mã
VN
O Jogo da Imitação
BR, PT
Qalbaki o'yin
UZ
Teqlid Oyunu
AZ
The Imitation Game
AU, CA, EG, FI, IN, ID, IE, IT, NL, NZ, PH, SG, ZA, SE, TH, GB, US
The Imitation Game (Descifrando Enigma)
ES
The Imitation Game - Ein streng geheimes Leben
DE
Vaizduotės žaidimas
LT
Το παιχνίδι της μίμησης
GR
Імітаційна гра
UA
Гра в імітацію
UA
Игра в имитацию
KZ, RU
Игра кодова
RS
Игра на кодове
BG
Игра опонашања
RS
イミテーション・ゲーム エニグマと天才数学者の秘密
JP
模仿游戏
CN
模仿遊戲
TW
模拟游戏
CN
解碼遊戲
HK
이미테이션 게임
KR