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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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Hassan Khaffiri
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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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Being invisible gets you into spy rings, diplomatic circles, and the girl's locker room. See more »


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12 August 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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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Racist, Homophobic Drivel
5 February 2007 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

Let me confess. I found this video used and bought it because Guttenberg looked so sexy in his underwear on the jacket. But inside was another story. Besides the fact that the movie was basically a parody of "invisible-man" genre special effects (highly visible strings and other such paraphernalia), the script wasted no chance -- in fact it went out of its way -- in insulting all non-WASP races and real-or-imagined homosexuals. Every insult aimed at a person in the script was either homophobic or racist or both. It starts to grate on your nerves, along with the shaky sound, candid- camera style photography and melodramatic story. However, the end is somewhat of a surprise. But by the time you get there, you hardly care less. Too bad, it could been a reasonably good movie.


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