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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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...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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On the Sixth Day  »

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$82,000,000 (estimated)

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$13,020,883 (USA) (17 November 2000)

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$34,543,701 (USA) (12 January 2001)
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Trivia

Arnold Schwarzenegger worked with Terry Crews on The Expendables film franchise. See more »

Goofs

During Dr. Weir's press conference at the beginning, Drucker puts the microphone down twice in successive shots. See more »

Quotes

Marshall: [just lost a leg] You're gonna pay! Those were brand new boots!
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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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Referenced in The WorSub Films Variety Hour (2009) See more »

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Powder
Written by Michael Wandmacher
Performed by Khursor
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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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