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Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi  |  28 February 1992 (USA)
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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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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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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Release Date:

28 February 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Diario de un hombre invisible  »

Box Office


$40,000,000 (estimated)


$14,358,033 (USA)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Nick uses the alias Harvey - the name of the invisible rabbit in Harvey (1950). See more »


Nick is wearing a three piece suit when he goes to the seminar, but when he wakes up after the accident, he is only wearing a two piece suit. Not the vest. Nick tried to put on the vest when he was hurrying to leave his apartment. It was too difficult so he throws it aside. See more »


David Jenkins: I often sit in the dark wondering what it must've been like, were you conscious? Did you feel any pain? Did you feel yourself changing?
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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 »


Referenced in Hollow Man (2000) See more »

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Surprisingly good...
20 July 1999 | by (Barry, Texas USA) – See all my reviews

Memoirs of an Invisible Man tanked in 1992, and was seen by many as a dismal failure, and a sure sign of Chevy Chase's film career demise. However, I, a life-long Chase fan, was pleasantly surprised by the film, and enjoyed it thoroughly.

It is fast-paced, quick-witted, and features a terrific dramatic turn for Chase. While the story is somewhat muddled, and the other performances, especially Darryl Hannah's, remain a bit stoic and wooden, the eye-popping special effects are truly top notch.

Chevy Chase has never been respected in Hollywood, and his movies are always deemed as failures, but to me, and others, he is a comedic genius, either as the familiar buffoon, such as Clark Griswold of the superb Vacation series, or as the aloof wisecracker, such as Irwin Fletcher, in the Fletch films.

Highly recommended.

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