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Multiplicity (1996)

 -  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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Zack Kinney
Katie Schlossberg ...
Jennifer Kinney
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Dr. Leeds
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Del King
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Vic
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Noreen
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Ted
Judith Kahan ...
Franny
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Walt
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Paul
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Robin
Dawn Maxey ...
Beth
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Patti
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Storyline

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>

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Taglines:

Better living through cloning. See more »

Genres:

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

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

AUD 954,700 (Australia) (1 November 1996)
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(8 channels)|

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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Both Michael Keaton and John de Lancie, who plays Ted, attended Kent State University in Ohio. See more »

Goofs

The cereal box in Doug Kinney's hand changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

[Doug's rule for his clones]
Doug Kinney: Nobody has sex with my wife but me.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

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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reasonably funny
1 July 2008 | by (Richardson, TX) – See all my reviews

I think this was a good film with a good concept and adequate execution. Michael Keaton is a workaholic who doesn't have any time for his family, so he goes to a scientist who clones him so he can have the best of both worlds. Complications ensue, however, and Keaton finds that things are going as expected, so he proceeds to make more duplicates, which of course leads to further complications. I loved the part where the duplicates make one of themselves, whom the original Keaton refers to as "Rain Man." The bedroom, home, and work scenes are all hilarious, and the movie also has a good cast. If you want to see a good comedy, I recommend this one. You won't be disappointed.

** 1/2 out of ****


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