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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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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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Sometimes to get more out of life, you have to make more of yourself. 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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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Doug Kinney was named after Ramis' friend and National Lampoon founder Douglas Kenney. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scenes, Doug and his wife repeatedly discuss whether or not he bought a "hot water heater". The correct term is simply water heater; hot water doesn't need to be heated. See more »

Quotes

Ted: We'll have to put in more hours. This isn't just a nine-to-five job. There is a saying where I worked last. "If you don't come in on Saturday, don't bother coming in on Sunday."
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This Is How We Do It
Written by Montell Jordan, Oji Pierce, Al Hudson, Dave Roberson, Glenda Hudson,
Gregory Green, Jonathan Meadows, Terry Morgan
& Theodire Dudley
Performed by Montell Jordan
Courtesy of Rush Associated Labels Recordings
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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Very entertaining and funny!
10 March 2003 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Michael Keaton's character Doug is so busy with his work that the neglects his family. Then he meets a man who says he can help him with time. Doug is unsure at first but later on contacts the man again, whereupon he learns that the above mentioned is into cloning people! This is when all the fun starts... :)

This film started out a bit slow but got funnier and funnier as it went by. I never thought it would be this funny. It's also a very entertaining film where there is not too much time between each laugh. And the ending is absolutely hilarious!!

Andie MacDowell was stunning as usually. Keaton was good in all of his multiple roles! Need I say more? 7/10


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