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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)  »

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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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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 »

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The first column of names in the alphabetical list of stunt credits ends with Alan Oliney, who is also credited at the top of the second column. See more »

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David Jenkins: Son of a bitch
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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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Referenced in Gossip Girl: Memoirs of an Invisible Dan (2011) See more »

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The first Chevy Chase movie that I ever saw...and it's in Movie Madness's horror section.
3 January 2006 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

If you're walking through Movie Madness's horror section and see a Chevy Chase movie, you may think that it's either a joke, or that you're dreaming. Well, it's serious. "Memoirs of an Invisible Man" was actually the first Chevy Chase movie that I ever saw (and I even saw it in the theaters). Chase plays San Francisco stock analyst Nick Halloway, who becomes see-through after an accident. His only hope is documentary maker Alice Monroe (Daryl Hannah), but CIA agent David Jenkins (Sam Neill) has his eye on Nick (not literally, of course).

Much of the movie has Nick running away from people. Some scenes are just straight comedy, like his dream of undressing. But most of the movie portrays the grim world that Nick is forced to inhabit. Maybe this was an allusion to the malaise that had taken over the country during Bush Sr's presidency. I wouldn't call this John Carpenter's best movie ever, but I did find it interesting, if only to see Chevy Chase in a non-goofy role.


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