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Freejack (1992)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Sci-Fi  |  17 January 1992 (USA)
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Bounty hunters from the future transport a doomed race-car driver to 2009 New York, where his mind will be replaced with that of a dead billionaire.

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Vacendak
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Julie Redlund
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McCandless
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Michelette
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Brad
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Nun
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Boone
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Eagle Man
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Morgan
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Ripper
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Earnhart
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Time Travel Technician #1
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Time Travel Technician #2
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Storyline

Auto racer Alex Furlong is snatched by time travel, a split second before a fatal explosion, by Vasendak's 21st-century team of techies, who plan to sell his healthy body to an ailing rich man at McCandless Corporation, for a mind transfer. He escapes, but has no rights in this nightmare future of violence and sleaze. The story concerns his survival, and his attempt to revive his relationship with his fiancée Julie, now 15 years older and an executive at McCandless. Written by Will Briggs <wbriggs@sirius.uta.edu>

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Time flies. But to survive the year 2009, he'll need to move a lot faster. See more »


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Rated R for language and violence | See all certifications »
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17 January 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Corrida Contra o Futuro  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$17,129,000 (USA)
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The racing footage was filmed at Road Atlanta using Formula Atlantic cars. See more »

Goofs

Both Alex and Julie have completely different hairstyles between the time just before Alex goes into the sponsors' tent with Brad, and the time of the actual race. Alex goes from a flatter hairstyle to an obviously moussed or gelled one, and Julie goes from a long ponytail with bangs to a shorter, curlier style with no bangs (more resembling the style she has later in the movie). See more »

Quotes

Victor Vacendak: Box him in and run him down, but be gentle... I want him WITHOUT A SCRATCH.
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Emotional Earthquake
Written by Nicholas Kenny (as N. Kenny), Simon Kenny (as S. Kenny), Andrew Shaw (as A. Shaw),
Paul Leslie Disley (as P. Densley) and Charlie Francis (as C. Francis)
Performed by 2 Die 4
Courtesy of Morgan Creek Records
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Jon Monsarrat review: campy but fun
22 August 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK, I'm a sci-fi movie buff. So I'm the type of person who'd like this film.

But I do have some basic standards, and Freejack is just the right sort of campy flick, sort of a "Blade Runner" gone slumming. It's bad, but it's a good bad, if you're into cult classics.

Who should see this film:

-- sci-fi movie buffs, but don't go out of your way, oh and see Demolition Man too which is similar but better

-- nobody else

I enjoyed the film, but campy special effects and silly plot mean I can only give it a 6 out of 10.


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