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Freejack (1992)

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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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Newswoman
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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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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$17,129,000 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Linda Fiorentino was originally cast as Julie but was replaced by Rene Russo. See more »

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Before Alex is 'freejacked' his fire suit does not have 'Champion' spark plugs patches on it. After he is 'freejacked' they appear on his suit. See more »

Quotes

Alex Furlong: [Discussing the future of their relationship] What about us?
Julie Redlund: "Us" was eighteen years ago.
Alex Furlong: It's two days for me. Two days, Julie.
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Featured in 1992 MTV Movie Awards (1992) See more »

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Sugar Ray
Written by Jim Reid (as Reid) / William Reid (as Reid)
Performed by The Jesus & Mary Chain (as Jesus & Mary Chain)
Courtesy of Warner Special Products
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Good Entertainment Value
20 November 1998 | by (Ithaca, NY) – See all my reviews

A surprisingly good film with excellent performances by its actors (particularly notable are the minor cameos by an Irish nurse and a street bum) and a good, solid plot. Mick Jagger does an excellent job as a bounty hunter and Rene Russo is at her best. Contains some good chase scenes involving a number of quirky military vehicles (Soviet reconnaissance cars and US FAVs) and a number of decent sized gunfights. Satisfying all across the board.


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