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Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)

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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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Star Billing: Chevy Chase (1st), Daryl Hannah (2nd), Sam Neill (3rd) and Michael McKean (4th). See more »

Goofs

When Nick is at Talbot's office and his holding a gun to his head AND Talbot's arm behind his back, he manages to open a door, while still holding Talbot's arm and the gun...in order to open the door, he would have to have a free hand, Talbot is never released and the gun never moves. 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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Under-Rated Comedy from John Carpenter
14 January 2009 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

Memoirs of an Invisible Man is an Under-Rated Comedy from classic genre director John Carpenter, it has Chevy Chase in the title role with fine support from Sam Neil who is Chase's Nemeisis Darryl Hannah is the love interest who look's great in the role ten years after blade runner. the critics may of been harsh upon the film when it was released but like many John Carpenter film's (witness the terrific The Thing')it later found it's audience via video and DVD. the special visual effects by industrial light and magic still stand out today especially the matte paintings. all in all it's an enjoyable film although don't be expecting an all out effect's extravaganza like his previous works as this is more or less light hearted which is fine it's unfortunate that Carpenter's track record has never produced anything memorable since.


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