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The 6th Day (2000)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi  |  17 November 2000 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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 »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

17 November 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

On the Sixth Day  »

Box Office


$82,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Did You Know?


When Adam is locked in the room at the police station, the name of the webcaster appears on the screen as Marianne Wibberley. Wibberley co-wrote the movie with her husband Cormac Wibberley. See more »


The rear-view mirror of Hank's Chevy pickup has been removed. See more »


Drucker: It costs me 1.2 million to bring you guys back. Try to be worth the money.
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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 »


Referenced in Minority Report (2002) See more »


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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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