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Scientists discover how to make people invisible, but their test subject becomes an insane killer who stalks them.

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After years of experimentation, brilliant but arrogant scientist Sebastian Caine has discovered a way to make matter invisible. Determined to achieve the ultimate breakthrough, Caine pushes his team to move to the next phase - using himself as the subject. The test is a success, but when the process can't be reversed and Caine seems doomed to future without flesh, he begins to show some unexpected side effects of his extraordinary condition. Written by Nick Kat

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What would you do if you knew you couldn't be seen? See more »


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Rated R for strong violence, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 August 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El hombre sin sombra  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$95,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,634,386 (UK) (29 September 2000)

Gross:

ESP 1,778,455,868 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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The defibrillator used on the set is a MedTronic Physio-Control LifePak 8 defibrillator. See more »

Goofs

Numerous problems inherent to the "invisible man" premise are completely ignored. Some examples: Since light passes through the retina Sebastian would be blind. The soles of his feet would be visible from the dirt picked up by walking barefoot. The food he eats becomes immediately invisible. See more »

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[first lines]
Sebastian: [another failed molecule design] Damn it!
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References The Fly (1986) See more »

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Hollow Movie - A MUST TO AVOID
29 August 2000 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This was one of the worst films I've seen in years. I am a Kevin Bacon fan. He's a decent actor, and I don't blame him for this steaming pile of invisible dung. I blame the director. He takes a wonderful effect and wastes it. Nothing scary, nothing thrilling nothing funny, nothing dramatic, nothing done with what could have been a very intense/clever premise. Instead he keeps us in a boring laboratory with goofy scientists. Any discouraging filmmaker should catch this

film. Just make sure you steal it or borrow it. This film does not deserve your money. Prove to Hollywood that effects don't make a movie


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