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Freejack (1992)

Bounty hunters from the future transport a doomed race car driver to New York City in 2009, where his mind will be replaced with that of a dead billionaire.

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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)  »

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Corrida Contra o Futuro  »

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Box Office

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,814,000, 19 January 1992, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,129,000
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2.39 : 1
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On VHS copies of the film, the music video for Scorpions "Hit between the Eyes" is included. The video contains concert footage and scenes from the movie. See more »

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In the warehouse Alex drops his weapon after he gets disarmed by a soldier and raises both his hands. When he escapes 3 seconds later, he is using his pistol but wasn't seen bending over picking it up off the ground. See more »

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Ian McCandless: Welcome to my Mind.
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Version of Out of the Unknown: Immortality Inc (1969) See more »

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Break the Spell
Written by Alain Johannes (as A. Johannes) and Natasha Shneider (as N. Shneider)
Performed by Eleven
Courtesy of Morgan Creek Records
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Jon Monsarrat review: campy but fun
22 August 2002 | by 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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