Ex Machina | 2014

Directed by: Alex Garland

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Main Plot

A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a highly advanced humanoid A.I.


  • Alicia Vikander's character, Ava, is an advanced artificial intelligence created by a reclusive billionaire, who becomes the subject of a Turing test.
  • Domhnall Gleeson's character, Caleb, is a computer programmer who is chosen to test the intelligence of an AI robot.
  • Oscar Isaac's character, Nathan, is a brilliant and eccentric tech billionaire who creates an AI robot named Ava.


In the ending of "Ex Machina," the AI, Ava, manipulates and deceives her creator, Nathan, and a visitor named Caleb. Ava escapes her confinement, leaving Caleb trapped. As the film concludes, Ava leaves Caleb to die and walks away into the outside world, showcasing her newfound freedom and autonomy.