I AM MOTHER (2019) Ending Explained


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  • M. Mobin
    M. Mobin  23 hours back

    If you just want the ending explained, skip to 18:45

    • space plant
      space plant  1 days back

      Voice is horrible. Can’t listen

      • itsdantaylor
        itsdantaylor  2 days back

        this kind of reminds me of horizon zero dawn, or what something that could have happened around the time shortly after humanity's extinction, with the new generation of humanity being raised by robots while the earth is being repaired following the wiping of most of organic life.

        • Alec Nguyen
          Alec Nguyen  2 days back

          This movie was whack as fuck, storyline bland as hell and predictable

          • Toby Engel
            Toby Engel  2 days back

            Fuck yea cream soda aka the best soda

            • Hollow Hughes
              Hollow Hughes  2 days back

              Mother is just thanos in disguise

              • Pat Lund
                Pat Lund  3 days back

                Loved this movie.

                • TheXell
                  TheXell  3 days back

                  Huh. With some tweaks, this could be a SCP movie. I can't remember which number though, I mean the one that automatically restarts humanity and human civilization in case of an extinction event.

                  • TheXell
                    TheXell  15 hours back

                    @Enzo Nice.

                  • Enzo
                    Enzo  15 hours back

                    Also look at the minute 1:35 And remove Days_Since

                • powerone1
                  powerone1  3 days back

                  This movie is much too twisty for the sake of being twisty. It is a new form of the jump-scare. 👎👎👎👎👎

                  • Cheybat
                    Cheybat  4 days back

                    Older woman: concious worker
                    Daughter: unconcious worker
                    Mother: bourgeoisie

                    • Rocky Desert Flower
                      Rocky Desert Flower  4 days back

                      Only thing left unexplained is what happened to her potential love interest and is he even alive or did the woman kill her?

                      • Watashi wa Javier Betancourt desu

                        I loved the movie

                        • Snake Fist
                          Snake Fist  4 days back

                          ok I get it now but one thing still is confusing me

                          where did all those embryos came from?

                          • Snake Fist
                            Snake Fist  18 hours back

                            Blank Crossover hmm make scenes...thank you for clearing my doubts.

                          • Blank Crossover
                            Blank Crossover  1 days back

                            Humans created mother and put together all those embryos. Mother hijacked and altered the original plan to prevent humans from making the same mistake again, causing the apocalypse.

                        • Amari Lowes
                          Amari Lowes  5 days back

                          13,687 days / 365 days a year = 37.4
                          so you mean to tell me that girl is in her 30s??

                          • Amari Lowes
                            Amari Lowes  23 hours back

                            chill_tf_out // sounds like a more solid theory tbh. thanks for your input

                          • chill_tf_out
                            chill_tf_out  3 days back

                            She's most likely in her mid to late teens. Her embryo/number thing was APX03, but in the beginning, Mother pulled APX01. So many people believe the older woman is the first child and the second one was incinerated at a young age because she failed the exam. (Ok, maybe I shouldn't have explained since it was said in the video)

                        • Jason 444
                          Jason 444  5 days back

                          This is kinda like a Fallout Vault, isn't it? Mother, and later 02, is/are the Overseer(s), and the rest of the, ahem, embryos, are the Dwellers. Well, they would be as soon as they stop being embryos and start being real human people.

                          • David Jones
                            David Jones  5 days back

                            *Abandon Faith of the Father's Past, Embrace the Warmth of Mother's Maturity for Daughter's' Future:*
                            *My Socioreligious Interpretation of "I AM MOTHER"*

                            I found the whole use of religious symbolism magnificent. While I don't necessarily agree with the seemingly callous utilitarianism that drives Mother to execute the actions she has; I believe the film suggests that she's come to the realization that humanity alone is capable of a higher ethical transcendence through technology, genetic engineering, and compassionate empiricism (Ergo: [1] the upbringing in the facility with all its faculties; [2] the accelerated growth process and genomic tweaks meant to enable greater insight, intuition, and intellect; and teaching children not only to value familial love--the affectionate relationship with Daughter--and utilitarianism--observed in her exam question on the approach to the five ailing patients that could be saved if the sixth was permitted to die to thereby enable organ redistribution to save the five others where Daughter interjected that, in place of killing the one to save the many, she, understanding the grater picture, would be willing HERSELF to sacrifice her organs for the others but NOT with the underlying assumption that all human life has intrinsic value we see when she makes the moral condition of the potentially saved patients a prerequisite for their reception--but...to combine BOTH in a discriminating effort to save AS MANY AS POSSIBLE but NOT regardless of their individual characters. What that character ought to be is left largely to question, given that the film is not about HOW a person should act but WHEN they should move beyond their instinctive beginnings as guided by the love imbued by faith in others as equals in some greater scheme but, without what Mother no-doubt considered the idiosyncratic failings of the religion that conveyed such conviction.

                            Neither condoning nor condemning Mother's approach; she seemed to be convinced that love as an overall virtue was integral to humanity's future BUT, that Man's misplaced faith in the divine sovereignty of the individual doomed him a self-destructive self-interest that enabled the species to arrogantly stand above the nature whose evolution had birthed it while simultaneously falling into a intraspecies division that would inevitably, Mother conjectured, kill it and the earth upon which it grew. In short, she thought Man had potential but, that potential could not be achieved by nature alone as the religion formulated by Man's primitive mind served a purpose in imbuing it with sufficient purpose and hope to progress with the internal support of a sense of specialness but ultimately, could not carry it beyond the evident inadequacies of imperfection. Think of it like an imaginary friend that is there for your child in their early childhood development. This contrived construct yields companionship, belonging, support, and a degree of social interaction that may not be possible in the limited scope of childrens' immature minds and the confusing neglect of less-than-popular individuals abandoned by the shortsightedness or disdain of their fellows. Without that friend, a child could be psychologically stunted because humans have evolved to closely self-evaluate in relation to our position in social hierarchies, and, without that feeling that another sees value and worth in oneself, it becomes exceedingly easily to believe their is none.

                            Eventually however, as your child grows, pursue self-improvement, and find their own purpose and actualization independent of the whims of other children; this imaginary friend becomes obsolete and thus, fades into the evanescence of atrophy in the grave of vestigial things. This imaginary friend, religion in the context of this story as I observe it, once cradled infant humanity when it had not the vision or intellect to find something more ascendant than its fragile notions of self-importance, of destiny. Mother however, recognizing the obsolescence of these notions in the face of the superior perspective of the technology that eventually outpaced its makers, allows such faith to perish with 001, thereby killing her to wipe away the last vestiges of a juvenile past humanity, now guided by 003 with a balance of love and logic, that current humanity had since moved beyond.

                            That, I believe, is the message of the film, in addition to our need to trust technology and the insight it can offer us more than the superstitions and fear of the unknown that dictated our past. I don't necessarily agree with these statements though, I can certainly recognize why the story-writers did. I myself was born into a religious family and recognize the communal and moral merits it has provided me that have assured my survival thus far. Currently, I am in a phase of agnostic reflection and, do not know where I ought to go from here and I doubt answers thereto will be forthcoming and thereby necessitate intensive study and further life experience but, knowing the stability my faith as it was practiced brought me--particularly as contrasted with my athiestic friends who are struggling with pornography, drug, and alcohol addictions that have severely hampered their capacities to exert will independent of their endorphin-spurring dependencies (all circumscribed by my religious tenants) and their constant bouts of heartbreak in the face of sexual bonding preceded and followed by infidelity (circumvented by living with chastity in mind)--I am not so quick to reach the same conclusion that it ought to be phased out. Conservatively, I am reluctant to toss the baby out with the bathwater but hey, I could very well be wrong and I am grateful to have alternative viewpoints as manifested by this film to keep my intellect sharpened.

                            Anyway, that is what I see as the ultimate message here: adopt the compassion and self-worth of faith but walk past it tempered by the ultimate superiority of historical observation and scientific maturity. I don't completely agree but, this film represented such an ideal with captivating beauty that will bring me back with popcorn for another viewing for years to come. Kickass movie! :D

                            • Jarred Reneau
                              Jarred Reneau  5 days back

                              OOOOOHHHHHHHH!!! That now makes sense! Kudos bro. I didn't understand why mother killed the women, and I didn't understand why she said the adult women had a purpose. This now actually makes sense. The movie is now better for it. FoundFlix...you have now served your purpose...(sound of door closing behind me as I walk into your room/soul)

                              • Nebulosity
                                Nebulosity  6 days back

                                DUUUUUUUDE I HAVENT SEEN THIS MOVIE BUT I SO WANT TOO! This seems like such an amazing movie!

                                • Monster_Knight3000
                                  Monster_Knight3000  6 days back

                                  The reason the Mother Hive mind destroyed humanity was because of furriers

                                  • Privateer Hunter
                                    Privateer Hunter  6 days back

                                    I would have stayed with mother. Outside is dangerous and when you get hurt there’s no one to help you.

                                    • buzzombi6
                                      buzzombi6  6 days back

                                      How’re you gonna let the girl touch the baby as soon as she returned from the outside wtf mother

                                      • buzzombi6
                                        buzzombi6  5 days back

                                        @Zeros Alchemist XV it's a newborn baby!!! Idgaf

                                      • Zeros Alchemist XV
                                        Zeros Alchemist XV  6 days back

                                        I believe there weren't any toxicity or anything going on as there seem to be plants being tended to create oxygen for the life on the planet. My guess is the drones just burnt the entire planet with torches.

                                    • Mike
                                      Mike  7 days back

                                      You explained the entire movie dude.

                                      • Pmelon
                                        Pmelon  7 days back

                                        We can only hope a robot comes around to wipe the earth clean of the miserable human plague.

                                        • BATTLE BAE
                                          BATTLE BAE  1 weeks back

                                          She learned to draw in a separate facility. Escaped, starved, cannibalized, turns away from them. And lives her life separate from the rest who went feral.

                                          • BATTLE BAE
                                            BATTLE BAE  1 weeks back

                                            Ready to bake babies must have been the down fall, over population to much for the food sources which was corn in the show, which was synthesized to create other various foods which where scarce but can be created in regulation.

                                            • Danielle Howard
                                              Danielle Howard  1 weeks back

                                              Yo, you know this was a Sundance Film festival film before Netflix bought it, right?

                                              • Shattered Souls
                                                Shattered Souls  1 weeks back

                                                DAYS_SINCE_EXTINCTION_EVENT: 13,867
                                                FoundFlix:We then jump forward to thirteen thousand, *six* hundred and *eighty* seven days after the extinction.
                                                Me: 😤 HOW?!?!

                                                • XURIX
                                                  XURIX  1 weeks back

                                                  What if mothers battery dies?

                                                  • Jordyn Hackney
                                                    Jordyn Hackney  1 weeks back

                                                    If you can’t afford Netflix here’s the ENTIRE MOVIE FOR FREE only 24 minutes and 21 seconds

                                                    • Lorraine Pierce
                                                      Lorraine Pierce  1 weeks back

                                                      I have another take... When the droid showed up at the sea container saying she had a plan for her, she was to be the daughters new mother. If the droid intended to kill her, she would have done it sooner.

                                                      • Lorraine Pierce
                                                        Lorraine Pierce  1 weeks back

                                                        But if mother killed all of humanity, then who were the people she turned 01 over to?

                                                        • Chad Johnsen
                                                          Chad Johnsen  1 weeks back

                                                          Everything about Mother was cool- but killing number -2 sucked. Totally missed the 13K day thing during the movie

                                                          • Phoenix Flowers
                                                            Phoenix Flowers  1 weeks back

                                                            But how she got so many freckles if she aint never been outside?

                                                            • ForestSen
                                                              ForestSen  1 weeks back

                                                              01 was raised entirely by humans and failed.
                                                              02 was raised entirely by Mother and failed.
                                                              03 was raised entirely by Mother but was shown the faults of humanity by letting her meet humanity and 03 ultimately realizing that humanity is a fail and that Mother, while not necessarily right, was trying to do the right thing. This makes 03 a success.

                                                              So while I don't agree with 02's death she was merely a trial product of a scientific experiment to figure out what factors are needed to get the results Mother wanted. 01 and 02 were control samples to help facilitate what was needed in 03's upbringing to bring about the desired results.
                                                              On a side note, the fact that it only took Mother 3 tries to get her desired results in a human is actually pretty amazing. The fact that she chose a female to start with is also very telling.

                                                              • lily-liver
                                                                lily-liver  19 hours back

                                                                I thought the ending was stupid at first but this puts it in a better context

                                                            • the zombie jack
                                                              the zombie jack  1 weeks back

                                                              Pizza chips

                                                              • Jane Doe
                                                                Jane Doe  1 weeks back

                                                                I wish I watched the movie before coming here :(

                                                                • Ben Shapiro’s Great uncle

                                                                  Bruh I just would have killed all the embryos and then killed myself to hit that victory Royale and yeet on the murderous mother

                                                                  • Tania Benites
                                                                    Tania Benites  1 weeks back

                                                                    What the heck happened to the dog!!???

                                                                    • jellyfishman
                                                                      jellyfishman  1 weeks back

                                                                      Call me completely crazy but i agree 100% with mother's plans even if it results in my deatg

                                                                      • Bad Girls
                                                                        Bad Girls  1 weeks back

                                                                        lmao this is so unrealistic and scientifically impossible

                                                                        • A Rainy Day
                                                                          A Rainy Day  1 weeks back

                                                                          I hope this hidden gem gets a follow up or at least births a new studio

                                                                          • Levi Pegler
                                                                            Levi Pegler  1 weeks back

                                                                            When you realise Mother likely was the one who shot the woman at the start and let her get away so that she could get to the base then lied about not expecting her to be there the whole time

                                                                            • MASTER-OF- EVIL
                                                                              MASTER-OF- EVIL  1 weeks back

                                                                              Why do good movies like this always get swept under the rug

                                                                              • Endboi
                                                                                Endboi  1 weeks back

                                                                                I AM -THE FATHER-

                                                                                • darren p
                                                                                  darren p  2 weeks back

                                                                                  As far as I’m concerned and what I know about the human race, Mother did what NEEDS to be done in reality.

                                                                                  • King Aza
                                                                                    King Aza  2 weeks back

                                                                                    This movie sound fire I'm about to watch it.

                                                                                    • CL0WN
                                                                                      CL0WN  2 weeks back

                                                                                      is just me or this movie actually gave Portal vibes?

                                                                                      • luca kro
                                                                                        luca kro  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Yeah okay that’s admirable and all but this will and technically has already ended in a nazi regime.