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Futuristic action about a man who meets a clone of himself and stumbles into a grand conspiracy about clones taking over the world.

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Storyline

In the near future, cloning is now technically advanced, but human cloning is still illegal. Adam Gibson (Schwarzenegger) returns home after working with his friend Hank Morgan (Rapaport), only to find a clone of himself with his family. Before he has chance to find out the truth, he is attacked by a group who want him dead. Adam must escape and find out the truth from the creator of the clones, Michael Drucker (Goldwyn). Adam knows for sure he couldn't have been cloned, but isn't ready for what he's about to hear. Written by simon

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...And on the 6th day, God created man. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for strong action violence, brief strong language and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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17 November 2000 (USA)  »

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$82,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$930,000 (South Korea) (22 December 2000)

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ESP 809,516,364 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Trivia

According to Arnold Schwarzenegger in the DVD featurette 'The Future is Coming', this movie is set in the year 2015. See more »

Goofs

When both Adams are at XX Charter building bombs, both have the exact same shaving cut on their left jawline from the previous day. This was initially used to distinguish which one of them was a clone in an earlier part of the movie. See more »

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Adam Gibson: I might be back.
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Crazy Credits

On the Region 1 DVD release, in "The Future Is Coming" making-of featurette, a member of the production crew (Nancy Tate) is credited as a "Cloned Consultant". See more »

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References Blade (1998) See more »

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Take Me Down
Written, Produced and Performed by Michael Wandmacher
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Believe it or not, this is a movie to think about!
9 November 2001 | by (San Diego, CA) – See all my reviews

Surprisingly, this was an excellent movie and certainly one that extends beyond simply being in the action genre. The 6th Day grapples with the ethics behind cloning and the broad spectrum of implications cloning could have on our everyday lives. While yes, the movie near the end becomes pretty action-oriented, it is a very smart movie overall, and it certainly merits one's attention.

Don't let the concept of Schwarzenegger with guns make you think that this movie is brainless...you'll be grossly underestimating it.


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