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Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)

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

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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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28 February 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Diario de un hombre invisible  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$14,358,033 (USA)
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Trivia

The picture was not the first invisible man comedy. Disney's Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972) and Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951) preceded it. See more »

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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

[to Nick who has become invisible]
David Jenkins: It's lonely, isn't it, when you're a freak?
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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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Great film about what it would REALLY be like to be invisible.
13 September 2000 | by (Idaho, USA) – See all my reviews

One of the best points of this movie is what it seriously would be like to be invisible. I'm sure everyone, at least once in their life, has wanted to be invisible, but how few of us really thought about the negative side effects? This movie shows them. Nick (played by Chevy Chase, whose great in a serious role,) gets turned invisible in a lab accident. As soon as the CIA find out about this, they stop at nothing to obtain him. And if they can't have them, no one can (including himself.) Although the film has a large amount of funny parts and an overall light tone, it isn't necessarily a comedy. There is a serious over tone to it that makes it very interesting as well as funny and can be enjoyed almost purely for it's story line and insight on what it would really be like to be invisible. Definitely worth a look for anyone who's up for a good movie.


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