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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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Storyline

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

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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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This movie along with RoboCop (1987), Basic Instinct (1992) and Starship Troopers (1997) is one of four separate movie franchises in which the first movie of their series (directed by Paul Verhoeven) were successful, but their sequels (not directed by Verhoeven) all either bombed at the box office or were released 'Direct-to-DVD'. See more »

Goofs

The scene in which the gorilla is defibrillated has multiple errors. Defibrillation pads are supposed to be applied beforehand so that the animal can be defibrillated without delay. The skin should be shaved beforehand because shocks delivered through fur/hair can be ineffective. When Linda uses the external paddles, she yells "Clear" and then places the paddles. She should place the paddles first and then yell "Clear". Finally, the gorilla struggles against the restraints the entire time. Ventricular fibrillation produces unconsciousness within seconds, so the gorilla should be out cold. See more »

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Sebastian: [another failed molecule design] Damn it!
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Professional Film Critics Have Convenient Amnesia
25 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

No One can Feign Outrage More than Film Critics and Politicians. These Sensitive, Professional Reviewers go to Watch a Paul Verhoeven Directed Thriller and then Roar and Complain about all the Sex, Violence, Trashy Behavior, and Outrageousness. Were They Expecting Something Else from One of the Best, most In Your Face Filmmakers Ever? Shame on Them.

Yes, this is a Shameless Movie and makes No Claims Otherwise. It is not Brainy, it is Ballsy. It is not Subtle, it is Gloriously Over the Top. You Know, the Thing that is a Trademark of the Director, Stylish Overkill. Or did the Whiny Critics have Convenient Amnesia.

It is an Entertaining, Gory, Movie with Fantastic SFX and a Pretty Cast to Ogle and Kill and there is a Lot of Ogling and Killing here. Yea! A Fantastic B-Movie Fantasy that takes its Sci-Fi Roots and H.G. Wells Social Commentary and Dumbs it Down for the Locker Room and the Multiplexes. This Invisible Man is a Horny, Genius Yuppie that is Always on the Edge and goes Over the Edge when the Chemicals Eat Away His Brain and Leaves Nothing but the Super Ego.

If You Enjoy Hard R Violence with Tongue in Cheek Frat Humor and a Good Cast Joining in on the Fun, then See this Eye-Popping Movie and Enjoy its Dark Humor. FYI: If the Invisible Man is Stalking You, just Drown Him in Blood and, Wha-La.


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