Surrogates is a film by Jonathan Mostow (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines) based on the comic The Surrogates. Bruce Willis stars.Set Twenty Minutes into the Future (2017), Surrogates gives us a world where everybody* lives through robotic puppets known as Surrogates. The appeal of this lifestyle is obvious from the outset: Freedom to live life the way you want, looking how you want, without the downsides of pain and death. That is until FBI Agent Tom Greer comes across a victim somehow killed through their Surrogate.Given how large a role Surrogates play in people's lives, Greer expectantly meets heavy resistance to the notion someone is able to target people through their mechanical avatars. And as it becomes more clear that there is someone attempting to destroy this way of life Tom soon finds himself outside the safety of his machine body.The film primarily deals with identity problems and warns against the use of crutches for those who don't need them.
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