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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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Storyline

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)

Gross USA:

$14,358,033
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First of two collaborations between Sam Neill and John Carpenter. The second one is In the Mouth of Madness (1994). See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

David Jenkins: [realizing Nick is in the room] Welcome. I often sit here like this at the end of the day in darkness and imagine what it must be like. Where you conscious when it happened? Did you feel yourself change? Did you pray?
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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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References The Invisible Man (1933) See more »

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Surprisingly good...
20 July 1999 | by 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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