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Total Recall (2012)

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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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Storyline

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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Release Date:

3 August 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El vengador del futuro  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,577,758, 5 August 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$58,877,969

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$198,467,168
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The announcer in the holographic advertisement for Rekall says, "We can remember it for you." The film is loosely based on a short story by Philip K. Dick called, "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale." See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the film, it's stated that "The Fall" is the only means of transport between the UFB and the Colony. So the 'invasion' would be simple to stop, but just destroying the tunnel used by the fall, i.e. blow it up. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Melina: Wake up. Wake up. Wake up.
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Connections

Referenced in Nanoman: Fol'ga (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor
Op. 31, No. 2 ("The Tempest")
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Simon Chamberlain
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A great movfe by it's own
31 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

I never watched the "original" total recall movie, I guess this is why I liked that movie so much.

I'm not a fan of the action genre but in this specific movie I gotta say that if you compare this one to other action films I've seen, this is one of the best.

First, the action scenes are Amazing! not just a bunch of shooting and punching, there's a lot of thought behind every action scene which I greatly enjoyed.

Second, the characters are fun. By fun I don't mean realistic but they are not an insult to the audience either.

Third, the immersion of that flick, from the smallest thing to the bigger thing there's congruency.

fourth, the story! the story is actually pretty good! especially if you compare it to other action flicks.

and fifth, the beauty. The movie is just beautiful and an eye candy. A really nice science fiction fantasy movie.

I recommend this movie for everyone, it is a good movie. Just don't compare it to the other movie by the same title and I'm pretty sure you will enjoy it.


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