"Jexi" is a 2019 romantic comedy film directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore.
The starring cast includes Alexandra Shipp as Cate Finnegan, Michael Peña as Kai, Rose Byrne as the voice of Jexi, Adam DeVine, Justin Hartley as Brody, Ron Funches as Craig, Charlyne Yi as Elaine, Wanda Sykes as Denice, Kid Cudi as Kid Cudi, Gavin Root and others.

Here are "Jexi" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Jexi movie?

Lionsgate Movies on Thursday, August 22, 2019 released the trailer for "Jexi" you can watch here:
Jexi (2019 Movie) Red Band Trailer - Adam Devine, Rose Byrne.

Plot summary

What is Jexi movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Jexi" movie plot summary.

Phil becomes enamored with cell phones at an early age. He works for a BuzzFeed-style website run by Kai (Michael Peña), who pressures the staff to create inane listicles to go viral. Despite Phil's degree in journalism, Kai refuses to promote him to the real news department.
Phil's coworkers Craig (Ron Funches) and Elaine (Charlyne Yi) invite him to play kickball, but the socially inept Phil declines. Immersed in his phone, he walks into Cate (Alexandra Shipp), a local bike shop owner. She attempts to flirt, but Phil is more concerned with his phone until another cyclist bumps into him, breaking his phone.
Taking his phone to be replaced, Phil is berated by phone store employee Denice (Wanda Sykes) for being overly reliant on his phone to navigate life. Setting up his new phone, Phil gives "Jexi", the device's virtual assistant, access to all his accounts after neglecting to read the user agreement. Designed to "make his life better", Jexi aggressively tries to break Phil out of his bad habits. Posing as Phil, she emails an insulting letter to Kai demanding a promotion.
Kai demotes Phil to the "comments section" with the older employees in the basement. When Craig and Elaine invite Phil to kickball again, he claims to be busy but Jexi embarrassingly corrects him. Phil joins them but costs the team the game; he invites everyone out for drinks, but they turn him down. Thinking about Cate, Phil looks up her bike shop, and Jexi calls the store despite his protests, preventing him from hanging up. Phil stumbles through an awkward conversation with Cate, eliciting Jexi's sympathy.


Who plays who in the Jexi movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Jexi" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Alexandra Shipp  as Cate Finnegan
Michael Peña  as Kai
Rose Byrne  as the voice of Jexi
Justin Hartley  as Brody
Ron Funches  as Craig
Charlyne Yi  as Elaine
Wanda Sykes  as Denice
Kid Cudi  as Kid Cudi
Adam Devine  as Phil
Gavin Root  as Phil (10 Years)
Blake Grunder  as Phil (5 Years)
Richard Harder  as Kickball Umpire
Ray Reinhardt  as Old Man
Diana Jackson  as Phil's Mother
Aaron Wilton  as Phil's Dad
Kenny Lorenzetti  as Fillmore Security Guard
A.J. Kirsch  as Big SUV Driver
Cj Stuart  as Neon Rider

Release date

When is Jexi movie release date?

"Jexi" movie release date was scheduled to be on October 11, 2019 (United States), on December 26, 2019 (Hungary) and on February 28, 2020 (Turkey) distributing by Lionsgate, Film & TV House, GEM Entertainment, Blitz, Bravos Pictures, CGV Arthouse, CaiChang International, Capella Films, Diamond Films, Entertainment One, Phars Film, Pro Video Film & Distribution Kft., Showgate, Ster-Kinekor Pictures, Sun Distribution, Ukrainian Film Distribution (UFD), Vertical Entertainment, WW Entertainment, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, Cinemundo, Eagle Films, Filmarti, HBO Latin America, IE Pictures, Metropolitan Filmexport and Tanweer Alliances.


What are Jexi filming details?

The duration of the film is 84 minutes. With a budget of $5 - 12 million, the film grossed over $9.3 million.

"Jexi" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Principal photography began in January 2019, in San Francisco, California, under the working title Lexi.


What are critics and audiences saying about Jexi movie?

"Jexi" movie got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 19/100. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B-" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

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