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Multiplicity (1996)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi | 17 July 1996 (USA)
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A man who never has enough time for the things he wants to do is offered the opportunity to have himself duplicated.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Zack Kinney
Katie Schlossberg ...
Jennifer Kinney
Dr. Leeds
Del King
Judith Kahan ...
Dawn Maxey ...


Construction worker Doug Kinney finds that the pressures of his working life, combined with his duties to his wife Laura and daughter Jennifer leaves him with little time for himself. However, he is approached by geneticist Dr. Owen Leeds who offers him a rather unusual solution to his problems - cloning. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Sometimes to get more out of life, you have to make more of yourself. See more »


Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual situations | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 July 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mis otros yo  »

Box Office


$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,075,000 (USA) (19 July 1996)


$20,101,861 (USA) (20 September 1996)

Company Credits

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

(8 channels)|



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Both Michael Keaton and Glenn Shadix (the building inspector) worked together in the cult classic Beetlejuice. See more »


Near the end of the movie after Laura and the kids drive from the house, Doug #2, #3 & #4 drive out of the garage. Doug #4 is at the middle of the rear seat. In the next and in following shots, he is at the left hand side of the car. See more »


Doug Kinney #4: We're gonna eat a dolphin!
Doug Kinney #2: Hey! Lenny. You're not gonna eat a dolphin pal, you're gonna pet one.
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Crazy Credits

The first few opening credits each appear on screen two or more times. See more »


References Gilligan's Island (1964) See more »


A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You
Written by Neil Diamond
Performed by The Specials
Courtesy of Kull Records Ltd./Virgin Records
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23 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have seen this movie thrice and each time it still amuses me. Michael Keaton playing three clones plus the original was really intriguing and he plays it so well. I was really disappointed to see that th overall rating is currently in the 5 area and even more when I found out Siskel and Ebert gave it two thumbs down. I like this movie. I find it funny, especially Michael Keatons portrayal as a feminine Doug and a "special" Doug, who really gives the movie most of its comedy. I give you that it was predictable but I really don't care. If it makes you crack up, it is a good movie, and this is no exception.

Andie McDowell does a fine job too. She might not be talking to three of herself as Keaton was but she was a good opposite to him. THe scenes with the kids are true to life, which also make me laugh.

I overall enjoy this film every time I see it and find myself quoting it the next few days. If your looking for a good laugh, this will feed your appetite.

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