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The 6th Day (2000)

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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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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They picked the wrong man to clone. 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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On the Sixth Day  »

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$82,000,000 (estimated)

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$13,020,883 (USA) (19 November 2000)

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$34,604,280 (USA)
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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 Gibson wedges the chair under the door handle in the holding cell, the seat cushion is facing up. The same is the case in a later scene when Marshall tries to force the door open. After Gibson escapes through the screen, the cops break in, sending the chair flying. In this shot, the seat is positioned cushion down. See more »

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Wile E. Coyote: I've been killed twice in two hours.
Marshall: We've all been killed before.
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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 Batman Returns (1992) See more »

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Take Me Down
Written, Produced and Performed by Michael Wandmacher
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Thoughtful and Full of Action Sci-Fi
24 June 2017 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In the near future, cloning technology is highly developed and the corporation Replacement Technologies owned by the wealthy Michael Drucker (Tony Goldwyn) is responsible for cloning pets in RePet shops. However there is a law called Sixth Day that prohibits human cloning and many groups and movements that are against any type of cloning. When Drucker needs to travel to a remote location, he hires the professional helicopter pilots Adam Gibson (Arnold Schwarzenegger) and his friend Hank Morgan (Michael Rapaport), requesting an eye test from them first. However Hamk flies since it is Adam's birthday; the family dog has just died and he is thinking about the possibility of cloning the animal for his daughter. Adam decides to by a doll called Cindy instead but when he arrives home, he finds that Oliver and he have been cloned. Further, he is hunted down by four professional killers and he needs to flee. What happened to Adam and why was he cloned?

"The 6th Day" is a thoughtful and full of action sci-fi from the beginning of this century. Possible consequences of cloning human beings are shown through the family man Adam Gibson performed by Arnold Schwarzenegger in a double role. The plot has funny moments, lots of action and excellent cast. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "O 6º Dia" ("The 6th Day")


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