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      Released Jan 27, 2017 1 hr. 31 min. Action Sci-Fi TRAILER for iBoy: Trailer 1 List
      69% 13 Reviews Tomatometer 40% 500+ Ratings Audience Score A teenager (Bill Milner) wakes from a coma to discover that fragments from his broken smartphone have been embedded into his brain and turned him into an actualized app with super human powers. Read More Read Less

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      Critics Consensus

      iBoy's original premise and Maisie Williams' strong performance aren't enough to overwrite a clichéd narrative, too-serious tone, and overall glitchy execution.

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      Sam W A gritty down to earth revenge drama set on a UK council estate. Good visual effects, but with no side effects from using his power, it lacks some personal struggle and apart from this gimmick, it's not much different to any other hacker movie. The plot's predictable but keeps your interest and although the presentation is low key and the stakes are low, it comes together nicely for the finale. The acting's understated with an awkwardness only teens could deliver, but it gives a quick glimpse behind the curtain of our digitally connected world. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 05/10/23 Full Review breno g Special Effects: 0,5/Sound Effects: 0,5/Acting: 0,0/Story: 0,5 Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member This film is a fantasy for teens agers. A boy after an assault got superpowers and he used it for good. I found it very interesting . And I recommend you to see it before any judgment. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/30/23 Full Review Audience Member i liked this movie it had bullying with revenge and a little bit of teenage romance. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/27/23 Full Review Dick C It's based on a Iboy novel in 2010 by an English writer, Kevin Brooks...with story Joe Barton, Mark Denton and Jonny Stockwood,and screen by Joe Barton..., which is an excellent work...However if funded with strong financial support, maybe another English Marvel... Under an English Adam Randall's direction, both the leading actor, Bill Milner as well as leading actress, Maisie Williams during her TV shows in Game of Thrones, 2011–2019 are great... Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 05/27/22 Full Review robert p Iboy is a teenager who was shot holding his portable phone next to his ear and when he was shot at that exact place, he got phone bit's in his brain and soon he discovers all the things he can do with his Brain. The show has great special effects, unfortunately the movie then proceeds to dwell on a gang of thugs and his girlfriend. Everything pans out by the end of the movie, but because this scenario has been used tons of times before, I had to downgrade the movie to *3 & 1/2* stars!!! Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Tristram Fane Saunders Daily Telegraph (UK) The film's secret superhero is Maisie Williams as Lucy. Rated: 3/5 Jan 29, 2017 Full Review Ellie Walker-Arnott Time Out iBoy is a sparky film, embedded in London's cheek-by-jowl world of wealth and poverty. It's also a dark teen drama, peppered with brutal beatings, gang rape, drugs and dead bodies. Rated: 3/5 Jan 25, 2017 Full Review Peter Bradshaw Guardian There is a persistent and disconcerting joylessness about this. Rated: 2/5 Jan 25, 2017 Full Review Jimmy Donnellan Cultured Vultures Despite a long list of issues, iBoy's familiarity means it's a safe, enjoyable watch. It's never going to be challenging any of its inspirations, but as far as escapism goes, it's a winner. Rated: 6/10 Oct 9, 2019 Full Review Jorge Loser Espinof As a film is something lame, insufficient, almost because of its condition as an instant consumer product, is very much in line with the philosophy of the new online culture it recreates. [Full Review in Spanish] Aug 16, 2019 Full Review Pablo O. Scholz Clarín It's a teen thriller, practically aimed at that audience, but includes fights... bullying and, yes, a romantic story. [Full review in Spanish] Apr 30, 2018 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis A teenager (Bill Milner) wakes from a coma to discover that fragments from his broken smartphone have been embedded into his brain and turned him into an actualized app with super human powers.
      Adam Randall
      Executive Producer
      Ian Bricke, Matt Levin
      Joe Barton
      XYZ Films
      Production Co
      Wigwam Films, XYZ Films, Pretty Pictures
      Action, Sci-Fi
      Original Language
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Jan 27, 2017, Limited
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Apr 13, 2017
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