"Code 8" is a 2019 Canadian science fiction action film directed by Jeff Chan.
The starring cast includes Robbie Amell, Kari Matchett, Sung Kang, Stephen Amell, Aaron Abrams, Greg Bryk, Laysla De Oliveira, Kyla Kane, Shaun Benson, Vlad Alexis and others.

Here are "Code 8" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Code 8 movie?

Vertical Entertainment US on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 released the trailer for "Code 8" you can watch here:
Code 8 | Official Trailer (HD) | Vertical Entertainment.

Plot summary

What is Code 8 movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Code 8" movie plot summary.

In the early 20th century, the public becomes aware of people with superhuman abilities, known as Powers, resulting in the government passing a law requiring all Powers to register their abilities. They quickly become a key component of the economy, notably in constructing Lincoln City as the "City of Tomorrow." As the Second Industrial Revolution begins, Powers are marginalized in the face of increasing mechanization, leading to severe prejudice as they become second-class citizens. By the 1990s, a crime syndicate known as The Trust has flooded the streets with an addictive drug called Psyke, made from the spinal fluid of desperate or trafficked Powers. Police departments begin using advanced drones, named Guardians, and facial recognition software to combat Power-related crime while a city-wide Powers ban is debated.
Connor Reed (Robbie Amell), a 26-year-old Class 5 Electric (electrokinetic) looks after his mother Mary (Kari Matchett), a Cryo (cryokinetic), who has brain cancer that causes her abilities to sometimes act erratically. As Powers, they cannot afford the treatment she needs. Connor makes ends meet by working as an unregistered day laborer alongside many other Powers, using his abilities to install electrical wiring without protection. While on a job, the police arrive and order the workers to disband and a Pyro (pyrokinetic) is killed when attempting to flee arrest. Elsewhere in the city, a drug raid is conducted by detectives Park and Davis (Aaron Abrams) on an apartment complex owned by crime lord Marcus Sutcliffe (Greg Bryk), the local agent of The Trust and a Reader (telepath). Almost $1 million worth of product is seized, putting Sutcliffe in conflict with Wesley Cumbo (Peter Outerbridge), his superior in The Trust who demands their expected cut in a week's time. Reed is approached by Garrett (Stephen Amell), Sutcliffe's underling and a TK (telekinetic), and his crew for a job. Despite warnings from a fellow worker, Reed goes with them and participates in a chemical theft, shorting out the electric fence in an amazing show of power. Reed is introduced to Sutcliffe and meets Nia (Kyla Kane), Sutcliffe's supposed girlfriend. Park and Davis arrive on the scene the next day and determine that Sutcliffe is using the chemicals that were stolen to cut his remaining product, indicating he is desperate for revenue.


Who plays who in the Code 8 movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Code 8" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Robbie Amell  as Connor Reed
Kari Matchett  as Mary Reed
Sung Kang  as Agent Park
Stephen Amell  as Garrett Kent
Aaron Abrams  as Davis
Greg Bryk  as Marcus Sutcliffe
Laysla De Oliveira  as Maddy
Kyla Kane  as Nia
Shaun Benson  as Dixon
Vlad Alexis  as Freddie
Alex Mallari Jr.  as Rainer
Peter Outerbridge  as Wesley Cumbo
Jeff Sinasac  as Officer Kuwabara
Penny Eizenga  as Receptionist
Lawrence Bayne  as Big Joe
Jai Jai Jones  as Travis
Martin Roach  as Captain Milltown
Nneka Elliott  as Reporter
Matthew Gouveia  as Dave - Grocery Store Manager
Kevin Claydon  as Truck Passenger
Ho Chow  as Security Guard
Simon Northwood  as Rhino
Ess Hödlmoser  as Copperhead (as Sarah Hoedlmoser)
Karissa Strain  as Stripper
Max Laferriere  as Mikey
Merwin Mondesir  as Jules
Casey Hudecki  as Emily
Darrin Baker  as Doctor
JaNae Armogan  as Nurse
John MacDonald  as ATV Driver
Chris Handfield  as Officer MacAuley
Natalie Lisinska  as Olivia
Emma Ho  as Lina
Herschel Andoh  as Nia's Dad
Oscar Gonzalez  as Strip Club Patron
Charlie Riina  as Dancer
Nicole Arye Leniz  as Dancer
Christine Pagulayan  as Field Reporter

Release date

When is Code 8 movie release date?

"Code 8" movie release date was scheduled to be in 2018, on October 3, 2019 (Sitges Film Festival) and on December 13, 2019 (Canada) distributing by Vertical Entertainment, Digi-Optic Films, Westec Media Limited, Defiant Screen Entertainment, Elevation Pictures, Koch Films and Synapse.


What are Code 8 filming details?

The duration of the film is 100 minutes. The film grossed over $150,298.

Principal photography began on June 1, 2017 in Toronto.


What are critics and audiences saying about Code 8 movie?

"Code 8" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.1/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 80/100.

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