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Cypher (2002)

Cypher (2002)





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Director Vincenzo Natali, famous for being the man behind the cult classic Cube, helms this spy thriller from the debut screenplay by writer Brian King. Jeremy Northam stars as Morgan Sullivan, a man who suddenly finds himself deeply embroiled in the fast-paced and dangerous world of corporate espionage. But it isn't until Sullivan meets a mysterious woman named Rita (Lucy Liu) that he begins to realize exactly what he's gotten himself into. Also starring David Hewlitt and Kari Matchett, Cypher was the winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Fantasy at the 2003 Fantasporo Film Festival.more
Rating: R
Genre: Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Brian King
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On DVD: Aug 2, 2005
Miramax - Official Site

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Jeremy Northam
as Morgan Sullivan
David Hewlett
as Vergil Dunn
Kari Matchett
as Diane Thursby
Boyd Banks
as Fred Garfield
Steve Jackson
as Waiter Buffalo
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Critic Reviews for Cypher

All Critics (26) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 27, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Brian King's screenplay make this a fast paced science fiction adventure very much of the style of Philip K. Dick.

Full Review… | June 15, 2010

Wildly ill-conceived on-screen with a droning, derivative, mind-numbing, and incredibly bad film.

Full Review… | April 29, 2009
Cinema Crazed

A bit too clever and precious for it's own good, it's a fairly decent yet predictable near-future thriller.

Full Review… | June 21, 2007
Film Scouts

High style and noirish overtones about mind control and brainwashing in corporate America. Nothing new there, so nothing new here.

Full Review… | November 18, 2005
Bangor Daily News (Maine)

Audience Reviews for Cypher


Very cool cyber-spy thriller that I just chanced upon. Well worth an evening's viewing. A hi-tech industrial espionage plot with many twists and one of the coolest sci-fi vehicles (helicopter) I've ever seen.

Ross Collins

Super Reviewer


Pulpy sci-fi espionage thriller that's so full of twists and turns you soon don't know whether you're coming or going. It often seems that the plot is unnecessarily convoluted just for the sake of appearing more clever than it really is, but Lucy Liu adds some much welcome glamour.

xGary Xx

Super Reviewer

Pulpy sci-fi espionage thriller that's so full of twists and turns you soon don't know whether you're coming or going. Some nice shots and good use of effects, though, and Lucy Liu is always welcome.

Steven Vincent Gee

Super Reviewer

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