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

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On the Sixth Day  »

Box Office

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$82,000,000 (estimated)

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

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

The title refers to the Hebrew Book of Genesis, wherein the first man Adam was brought to life on the 6th day of Creation. See more »

Goofs

The memory recorder displays only visions, not thoughts. If it displayed thoughts, the villains would have known that the other Gibson was behind the clone in the helicopter/jet other than by the reflection in the glass. However, this doesn't necessarily mean the thoughts weren't recorded, only that they either chose not to display them or couldn't come up with a good way to display them. See more »

Quotes

Michael Drucker: Johnny. How's my favorite quarterback?
Johnny Phoenix: I would say I feel like a million bucks, but I'd hate to take a cut in pay.
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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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Spoofs The Terminator (1984) See more »

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Take a Piece of Me
Written and Produced 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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