Deus ex machina (disambiguation)

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Deus ex machina is a Latin term meaning "plan from god", and is used to indicate a person or event which provides a sudden, unexpected solution to a story.

Deus ex machina may also refer to:


Television and film[edit]

  • "Deus Ex Machina" (Lost), a 2005 episode of the television series Lost
  • Ex Deus Machina, an episode of the television show Stargate SG-1
  • Ex Machina (film), a 2015 British science fiction film written and directed by Alex Garland
  • Deus Ex Machina, an episode of the anime Ergo Proxy and the title theme of its soundtrack
  • Deus Ex Machina, an episode of the sixth series of Waking the Dead
  • Deus Ex Machina, the English title of the 25th episode of the anime RahXephon
  • Deus Ex Machina, an episode of Jeremiah
  • "Deus Machina", the name of the mechas from the anime, manga and game Demonbane
  • Deus Ex Machina, a god character from the manga and anime Future Diary (未来日記 Mirai Nikki)
  • Deus Ex Machina is the name of the leader of the sentient machines in the The Matrix Revolutions
  • Deus Ex Machina, a 2014 episode of the television series Person of Interest
  • Deus Ex Machina, the flagship of the WWII-era Millennium Battalion from the OVA anime series Hellsing Ultimate
  • Deus ex machina, organisation in You, Me and the Apocalypse


  • DeusExMachina, a 1999 book of black and white photographs by photographer Ralph Gibson
  • Deus Ex Machina, a short story by Richard Matheson
  • Deus Ex Machina, a story in the comic book Animal Man, and the title of the third collected edition
  • A Character in the book "The Thirteen and a Half Lives of Captain Bluebear" by Walter Moers
  • Ex Machina (comics), a comic book written from 2004–2010 by Brian K. Vaughan
  • Deus Machina, or Machine Doll, a type of doll created from the likeness of a human being in the light novel and in the manga series Unbreakable Machine-Doll
  • Deus Ex Machina, a novel by Andrew Foster Altschul

Video games[edit]