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After a freak accident, an invisible yuppie runs for his life from a treacherous CIA official while trying to cope with his new life.

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Storyline

Nick Halloway is accidentally made invisible during an accident. When Jenkins finds out about Nick, he set out to recruit him into the world of espionage, seeing the potential for an invisible CIA agent. When Alice Monroe falls in love with Nick, they are forced to flee the attentions of Jenkins. Nick also has the problem of living invisibly whilst trying to find a cure. Written by Rob Hartill

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Women want him for his wit. The C.I.A. wants him for his body. All Nick wants is his molecules back. See more »


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28 February 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Diario de un hombre invisible  »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$14,358,033 (USA)
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Trivia

Ivan Reitman was originally set to direct the film, but when he and Chevy Chase couldn't agree on the tone, Reitman demanded the studio choose either he or Chase. They chose Chase. See more »

Goofs

An invisible man would be blind, the only way to see is for light to reflect off the back of the retina. If the retina is invisible the light would pass through. See more »

Quotes

Nick Halloway: [invisible] You know something, Alice?
Alice Monroe: What?
Nick Halloway: If you were blind, we'd make the perfect couple.
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Crazy Credits

Over the first minute or so of the end credits we see Nick skiing in snowy mountains, his head and face covered with a hat, goggles and scarf. He comes to a stop outside a large cabin. Alice comes out, evidently pregnant. Nick lifts his goggles and pulls the scarf down from around his face, but of course he is still invisible. Alice kisses him, and takes his gloved hand and holds it to her belly, so he can feel the baby kicking... See more »

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Being Invisible Isn't What It's Cracked Up To Be
13 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There are some interesting lessons to learn from this film....not that any of us will ever get to learn this since we'd have to be able to turn invisible. However, when we think about all the fun we could have being invisible, we don't think of all the problems it would cause us. This movie brings some of those to light, so to speak.

I enjoyed Chevy Chase and Daryl Hannah in here and I am not fans of either of them. Chase is funny in this film and does an outstanding job playing the role not just with humor but drama, romance and suspense. You get all of that in this movie. Hannah provides the beautiful face and someone for Chevy to chase.

This is another PG-13 movie that really should have been rated R with the language, for one thing. Overall, it's a film whose title may sound hokey but the story is done well. It''s actually though-provoking. Being invisible would not be all fun and games.


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