Chappie is the science fiction movie (with action and thriller characteristics). It is the latest movie produced by Simon Kinberg and directed by Neill Blomkamp. You may remember of Neill Blomkamp, director of District 9. It is based on Blomkamp's 2004 short film Tetra Vaal. The movie stars are: Dev Patel, Watkin Tudor Jones, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Sharlto Copley, Sigourney Weaver and Hugh Jackman. The premiere of the movie was in New York City on March 4 and the movie was officially released in US cinemas on March 6.

The story of the movie, is set in the near future, in Johannesburg, where police is made from robots, who patrol and prevent crime. The main character, Chappie is one of them. This robot is stolen and it has got a new programming, which allows him to think and feel. He is the first robot who can do this. In one part of the movie, Chappie’s battery is damaged, and he has only several days of life, but at the end he survives.

This movie is distributed by Columbia pictures, its running time is 120 minutes. The budget was $49 million and box office is $13.3 million. Currently it has ratings of 7.4/10 from 8.512 viewers, and 139 critics. Columbia pictures expects the high success of this movie. Sadly, it doesn’t bring anything new to viewers. As you already know, there were many movies that involved robots in the future. One of the most popular movies, on this topic is I Am Robot. In addition, if you like movies with robots, you should go and watch this movie as soon as possible.


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