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The Man Who Wasn't There (1983)

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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Sam Cooper
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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)
Bruce Malmuth ...
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Ivan Naranjo ...
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Grey Crusher (as Clement St. George)
Vincent Baggetta ...
Riley
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Rastafani
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Pudgy Aide
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Hassan Khaffiri
John C. Becher ...
Cherub
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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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There never was a man like the man who wasn't there. See more »


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12 August 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Czlowiek którego tam nie bylo  »

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Most of the 3-D scenes were shot on both green and blue screens to go along with the actual stunts performed on the set during filming. 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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A satisfying "invisibility' comedy
2 October 2011 | by (Ladson, SC) – See all my reviews

In these kinds of movies, it's the same old story: Ordinary guy finds invisibility formula, then ends up being chased by agents, who of course, want the substance to make money. Okay, maybe it's not always exactly the same, but most of these movies, if not all, are identical. Invisibility aside, there's not much of a plot. The movie begins and ends with a wedding, and in between, it's the hero and his girlfriend mostly hiding and running. The movie is entertaining, but not very suspenseful. Maybe that's because the bad guys aren't particularly bad. One of them points a gun for most of the movie, which is about as bad as any of these agents get.

**1/2 out of ****


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