The Imitation Game
During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.
London: Wednesday 8th October 2014 – Odeon, Leicester Square, London
New York: Monday 17th November 2014 – Ziegfeld Theatre, New York, NY
Directed: Morten Tyldum
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode
- The Imitation Game grossed $220 million worldwide.
- Leonardo DiCaprio was interested in playing Alan Turing so Warner Bros. bought the screenplay with a seven figure sum. In the end, DiCaprio did not come on board and the right of the script was reverted to screenwriter, Graham Moore.
- Principal photography began on September 15, 2013 and concluded November 11, 2013. Filming took place around England and Turing’s former school.
- The title of the film refers to one of Turing’s proposed tests of the same name.
- Benedict Cumbers (who plays Alan Turing) is related to Alan Turing in real-life according to Ancestry.com. The pair is 17th cousins with relations dating back to the 14th century.
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