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The Man Who Wasn't There (1983)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  12 August 1983 (USA)
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A State Department employee finds an egg-shaped device with a green fluid inside that makes the person who drinks it invisible. He finds himself being chased by foreign agents who want the substance.

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Ted Durand
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Amanda / Ten Duyck (as Morgan Hart)
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Cindy Worth
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Pug Face Crusher (as Bill Forsythe)
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Grey Crusher (as Clement St. George)
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Pudgy Aide
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Hassan Khaffiri
John C. Becher ...
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A State Department employee finds an egg-shaped device with a green fluid inside that makes the person who drinks it invisible. He finds himself being chased by foreign agents who want the substance.

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The funniest thing you've never seen! See more »


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12 August 1983 (USA)  »

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Czlowiek którego tam nie bylo  »

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Steve Guttenberg did most of his own stunts for the film. See more »

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There are several scenes where wires can easily be spotted holding up or moving props. As an example, when the invisible Sam is having a drink, you can see the wires holding the glass. See more »

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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Friday the 13th, Part 3: 3D (2014) See more »

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The Poster Tag Line Was Right!
12 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"The funniest movie you never saw!" is what the poster exclaims and they were right. Because true comedy won't be found here. I actually saw this back when it was released in theaters in the early 80's. The movie is a simple, cheap jack tale of invisibility and international intrigue that's loaded with political incorrectness and juvenile gags. There are a handful of shots that are really cool in 3-D. However there some really bad 3-D effects, most due to poor understanding or handling of the equipment and 3-D techniques. And the film is in the top 5 running for world's worst rear screen projection usage in a movie. What it could have been with better cast and more money is an interesting thought. This also has to have the weirdest and dumbest team of killers ever seen in a movie. The 3-D gets a 2 and the movie gets a 3.


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