The Hummingbird Project (2019)



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Two cousins from New York are players in the high-stakes game of High Frequency Trading, where winning is measured in milliseconds. Their dream? To build a fiber-optic cable straight line between Kansas and New Jersey, making them millions.


Jesse Eisenberg
as Vincent Zaleski
Alexander Skarsgård
as Anton Zaleski
Salma Hayek
as Eva Torres
Michael Mando
as Mark Vega
Johan Heldenbergh
as Amish Elder

Critic Reviews for The Hummingbird Project

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (4)

An entertaining vehicle for vivid performances by both actors.

Sep 12, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

There's a good reason why no one's ever made a movie about this before - in fact, there are probably a few.

Sep 12, 2018 | Rating: C | Full Review…

There's a fascinating performance near the center of The Hummingbird Project, but director Kim Nguyen never finds the urgency in his feels-true-but-isn't narrative.

Sep 11, 2018 | Full Review…

Though this intriguing genre-hybrid might be just a little too odd for more mainstream success, this is a promising step in the right direction for Nguyen.

Sep 10, 2018 | Full Review…

When the project finally manages to achieve the numbers it had set out to achieve, it is obsolete and one is left wondering at the massive waste of time, energy, and money the film centers itself around.

Jan 8, 2019 | Rating: C | Full Review…

A quirky, bitter-sweet fictional take on the extremes that stock market types will go to make a fast buck... or in this case, an astronomically fast million.

Oct 19, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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