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The I Inside (2004)

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An amnesiac discovers himself leaping through time between 2000 and 2002 as his past returns to him.


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Complete credited cast:
Simon Cable (as Ryan Phillipe)
Peter Cable
Doctor Truman
Mr. Travitt
Nurse Clayton
Doctor Newman
Magdalena Manville ...
Female Resident (as Magdelena Manville)
Jay Simpson ...
Morgue Orderly
Paul John Borde ...
Annabel Mansel Lewis ...
5th Floor Nurse


A man (Simon) awakens in a hospital not recalling the last two years. As he begins to find out things from his past, he discovers his ability to move from the year 2002 to the year 2000. By doing this he meets a link between the two time periods. Written by Freddy, corrected by Claudia

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Sometimes it is hard to come back. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »





Release Date:

21 May 2004 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Belső útvesztő  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$8,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,697 (Chile) (28 July 2006)


$17,697 (Chile) (28 July 2006)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Christian Slater (as Peter), Stephen Dorff (as Simon Cable), and Jennifer Love Hewitt (as Anna Cable) were originally set to star. See more »


Dr. Newman refers to Simon's two-year amnesiac memory gap as "short-term memory loss". Short-term memory is measured in seconds, not years. See more »


[first lines]
Doctor Newman: Easy. Diazepam, 5 milligrams. Easy now, Mr. Cable. You're going to be fine. You're just having a nightmare.
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References The Time Machine (1960) See more »

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Starts off great, then stumbles
14 July 2008 | by (Illinois) – See all my reviews

I've never liked the idea of test screenings. The changes they make just end up neutering a movie and making it "safe" for the general masses. But if ever a movie needed feedback to prompt a rewrite and alternate ending, this is it.

The first half of this movie is spectacular. It's atmospheric, tense, and confusing (in a good way). It kept you guessing the whole way. Much like Memento, it's an intelligent film that makes you watch closely and think. The story could have gone a number of directions.

...but the last half, it all falls apart. They start changing the "rules", the suspense gives way to straight storytelling, and the ending goes a completely different direction than it could have, and SHOULD have. It's not just that I didn't like the ending or that it didn't match my predictions. The problem is the truth is still unclear and viewers are left confused. Too much is left unexplained.

As it is, the film is wasted potential. A good story and a good movie, but one that could have been so much better with a different ending.

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