Amidst a future war between the human race and the forces of artificial intelligence, Joshua (Washington), a hardened ex-special forces agent grieving the disappearance of his wife (Chan), is recruited to hunt down and kill the Creator, the elusive architect of advanced AI who has developed a mysterious weapon with the power to end the war… and mankind itself. Joshua and his team of elite operatives journey across enemy lines, into the dark heart of AI-occupied territory… only to discover the world-ending weapon he’s been instructed to destroy is an AI in the form of a young child.
★★★★★ - BBC
★★★★ - Empire
★★★★ - The Guardian
★★★★ - Independent UK
“Judging by the early social media reaction from film journalists and critics, there is almost universal praise for the way THE CREATOR looks and the stunning work of cinematographers Oren Soffer and Greig Fraser. Many of those who saw the film on Monday described it as one of 2023’s best films.” - Hollywood Reporter
“Hailed as a fresh new take on artificial intelligence, the first round of critics have been able to watch through Gareth Edwards' The Creator starring John David Washington. Keeping in line with Edwards' own comments on the matter, many critics are praising the film in their early reactions for the picture's ability to change the status quo.” - Comicbook.com