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Total Recall (I) (2012)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Mystery  |  3 August 2012 (USA)
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A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.

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For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man as he finds himself on the run from the police. Written by Sony Pictures

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, some sexual content, brief nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,577,758 (USA) (3 August 2012)

Gross:

$58,877,969 (USA) (5 October 2012)
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Trivia

Bryan Cranston's co-star from AMC's Breaking Bad, Dean Norris, co-starred in the original Total Recall (1990) See more »

Goofs

During the conversation Quaid has with Lori after the shooting at Rekall, her sweater changes between showing her shoulder and not showing it between shots. See more »

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Melina: Wake up. Wake up. Wake up.
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Typhoon
Written by Ebow Graham, Pavan Mukhi, Luca Gulotta and Joseph Erskine
Performed by Foreign Beggars featuring Chasing Shadows
Courtesy of Dented Records
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Rekall here i come
29 August 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It's truly awful and you will need a trip to Rekall after watching it to wipe this horribly dull film from your mind after you have seen it.

Arnie's version is now a classic this is rubbish and Philip K. Dick will be spinning in his grave.

There were some good moments up until the end of the car chase scene, but after that this is a floater with one stupid, brain-numbing scene after another.

Without putting spoilers in this review lets just say in the future the world is populated by too many stupid people and robot cops that can't shoot to save themselves.

Also no Johnny cabs :(


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