BlackBerry Movie (2023) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review


May 12, 2023
2hr 2min
Status: released

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BlackBerry Movie Details:

Country Canada
Release DatesFebruary 17, 2023 (Berlin)
May 12, 2023 (Canada)
Running Time2hr 2min
Based onLosing the Signal by Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff
StarringGlenn Howerton
Jay Baruchel
Cary Elwes
Saul Rubinek
Rich Sommer
Martin Donovan
Directed by Matt Johnson
Screenplay byMatt Johnson
Matthew Miller
Produced byFraser Ash
Niv Fichman
Kevin Krikst
Matthew Miller
Cinematography by Jared Raab
Edited by Curt Lobb
Music byJay McCarrol
Production CompaniesRhombus Media
Zapruder Films
Distributed byElevation Pictures

BlackBerry Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Jay Baruchel as Mike Lazaridis
  • Glenn Howerton as Jim Balsillie
  • Matt Johnson as Doug Fregin
  • Rich Sommer as Paul Stanos
  • Michael Ironside as Charles Purdy
  • Martin Donovan as Rick Brock
  • Michelle Giroux as Dara Frankel
  • SungWon Cho as Ritchie Cheung
  • Mark Critch as Gary Bettman
  • Saul Rubinek as John Woodman
  • Cary Elwes as Carl Yankowski
  • Ben Petrie as Allan


The true story of the meteoric rise & catastrophic demise of the world’s first smartphone, BLACKBERRY is a whirlwind ride through a ruthlessly competitive Silicon Valley at breakneck speeds.

BlackBerry Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget$5 million
Worldwide Collection$2.9 million

About BlackBerry Movie:

BlackBerry is a Canadian biographical drama film directed by Matt Johnson from a script by Johnson and Matthew Miller. The film stars Jay Baruchel and Glenn Howerton in the lead roles as Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, respectively. It also stars Cary Elwes, Saul Rubinek, Rich Sommer, Martin Donovan, and Michael Ironside.

It is about the history of the BlackBerry line of mobile phones, which was adapted from Jacquie McNish’s book Losing the Signal: The Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of BlackBerry.

The film premiered in competition at the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival on February 17, 2023. BlackBerry wasreleased in Canada on May 12, 2023, by Elevation Pictures.