Top 11 Upgrade Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Upgrade facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Upgrade film message.

In the first fight scene, main character, Grey has to move his head with his hand to avoid a punch, this is due to the fact that Grey is paralyzed, and stem STEM, the A.I that controls his body only allowed to control from the neck down

Just spotted this little one. In Upgrade (2018), Leigh Whannell snuck in 'J Wan' as one of the building's residents (James Wan and Whannell are best buddies who broke into the industry with Saw).
Just spotted this little one. In Upgrade (2018), Leigh Whannell snuck in 'J Wan' as one of the building's residents (James Wan and Whannell are best buddies who broke into the industry with Saw).

Upgrade Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Directed by Leigh Whannell, there is a shot where Jigsaw can be seen drawn on the wall. A reference to the movie "Saw", which Leigh Whannell wrote and stared in.
    Directed by Leigh Whannell, there is a shot where Jigsaw can be seen drawn on the wall. A reference to the movie "Saw", which Leigh Whannell wrote and stared in.
  • 1 - " when Stem gives Grey a bunch of code to write down, the last numbers are "Two Three Dot Nine Seven Six." That's the standard frame rate for digital cinema cameras.
    " when Stem gives Grey a bunch of code to write down, the last numbers are "Two Three Dot Nine Seven Six." That's the standard frame rate for digital cinema cameras.

Upgrade Hidden Details

1 - : Grey licks blood from his finger in the beginning and ending.
: Grey licks blood from his finger in the beginning and ending.
1 - The opening and ending scenes have the protagonist tasting his own blood off his finger
The opening and ending scenes have the protagonist tasting his own blood off his finger
1 - Grey fixes up and delivers a 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am for Eron, the same module car that the late Burt Reynolds drives in Smokey and the Bandit
Grey fixes up and delivers a 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am for Eron, the same module car that the late Burt Reynolds drives in Smokey and the Bandit
1 - When Grey is looking at the directory of a housing complex, "J. Wan" can be seen as one of the residence. James Wan, of course, worked closely with the director, Leigh Whannell, on some of the Saw and Conjuring series
When Grey is looking at the directory of a housing complex, "J. Wan" can be seen as one of the residence. James Wan, of course, worked closely with the director, Leigh Whannell, on some of the Saw and Conjuring series

Grey asks his wife "What's a guy like me supposed to when his widgets start taking over?" to which Asha responds "sit back and enjoy the ride." At the end, when STEM takes over, Grey lives in a fantasy dream life.

A pro directed movie and best combination of background music according to the scenes

Upgrade poster
Upgrade poster

Upgrade Plot

Set in the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life. But when the world of Grey, a self-labeled technophobe, is turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Upgrade. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director Leigh Whannell
Production Blumhouse Productions
Stars Logan Marshall-Green, Melanie Vallejo, Steve Danielsen, Abby Craden
IMDB score 7.5