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
DIRECTOR_CAMEO(John Carpenter): As a helicopter pilot. Billed as Rip Haight, Carpenter plays one of the S.W.A.T. team members flying the helicopter chasing Chevy Chase. See more »
When Nick is eating dinner with Alice, he is wearing make-up, goggles and a wig to disguise his invisibility. However you can also see his tongue when he is talking. Making his tongue visible seems unlikely nor was established. See more »
[reading Nick's record]
Never been married, parents both deceased... the guy's got a few friends, but not real close to any of them. Not exactly a workaholic, either. He kind of plays it fast and loose.
I've dealt with people like this before. No close personal ties, no strong political beliefs, no particular interests... in fact, when you think about it, the man has the perfect profile. He was invisible *before* he was invisible.
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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 »
In San Francisco, the stock market executive Nick Halloway (Chevy Chase) does not like commitment and is a man with no family and very few friends. One day, he goes to the bar and meets his friend George Talbot (Michael McKean) that invites him to join his table with his wife and their friend Alice Monroe (Daryl Hannah). Soon Nick and Alice make out in the ladies' toilet and when Alice leaves the bar, Nick drinks too much. On the next morning, the hungover Nick has to visit his client Magnascopic Laboratories and he decides to take a nap in the bathroom. However there is an accident in the building and Nick does not hear the alarm for evacuation. Soon part of the building and Nick become invisible. When the rogue CIA agent David Jenkins (Sam Neill) finds that Nick is invisible, he convinces his supervisor Warren Singleton (Stephen Tobolowsky) that would be very important to capture Nick to be studied and he chases Nick everywhere. Meanwhile Nick is seeking Dr. Bernard Wachs (Jim Norton) expecting to restore his visibility. Will he be well succeeded?
"Memoirs of an Invisible Man" is a totally different film directed by John Carpenter, especially the music score that is not made by him. The weak screenplay is lost between sci-fi, romance and comedy and the story is too conventional. Daryl Hannah is very beautiful and together with the special effects, make this movie worthwhile watching. My vote is six.
Title (Brazil): "Memórias de um Homem Invisível" ("Memoirs of an Invisible Man")
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