Surrogates In this serviceable sci-fi thriller set in a near future where imperfect humans stay home and program prettier robots to represent them out in the… Surrogates In this serviceable sci-fi thriller set in a near future where imperfect humans stay home and program prettier robots to represent them out in the… 2009-09-25 PG-13 PT83M Mystery and Thriller Sci-fi and Fantasy Bruce Willis Radha Mitchell Rosamund Pike Ving Rhames Touchstone Pictures
Movie Review

Surrogates (2009)

MPAA Rating: PG-13
Bruce Willis, Surrogates | THAT'S WHAT I CALL A HOME ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM! Bruce Willis solves a futuristic mystery in Surrogates
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THAT'S WHAT I CALL A HOME ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM! Bruce Willis solves a futuristic mystery in Surrogates
EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Sep 25, 2009; Rated: PG-13; Length: 83 Minutes; Genres: Mystery and Thriller, Sci-fi and Fantasy; With: Bruce Willis; Distributor: Touchstone Pictures

In this serviceable sci-fi thriller set in a near future where imperfect humans stay home and program prettier robots to represent them out in the world, the moral is this: Be yourself, even if, in the case of Bruce Willis, it means accepting your male-pattern baldness. Willis stars in Surrogates as an FBI agent investigating irregularities in the lucrative surrogacy biz. Rosamund Pike plays his wife, who prefers things plastic and pretty. There's fun robot stuff, some good philosophical ideas, and a brief, nutty Willis-Ving Rhames reunion 15 years after Pulp Fiction. B

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Originally posted Sep 24, 2009 Published in issue #1069-1070 Oct 09, 2009 Order article reprints