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Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)

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After a freak accident, a yuppie turns invisible and runs from a treacherous CIA official, while trying to cope with his new life.

Director:

John Carpenter

Writers:

H.F. Saint (book), Robert Collector (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chevy Chase ... Nick Halloway
Daryl Hannah ... Alice Monroe
Sam Neill ... David Jenkins
Michael McKean ... George Talbot
Stephen Tobolowsky ... Warren Singleton
Jim Norton ... Dr. Bernard Wachs
Pat Skipper ... Morrissey
Paul Perri ... Gomez
Richard Epcar ... Tyler
Steven Barr Steven Barr ... Clellan
Gregory Paul Martin ... Richard
Patricia Heaton ... Ellen
Barry Kivel Barry Kivel ... Drunk Businessman
Donald Li ... Cab Driver
Rosalind Chao ... Cathy DiTolla
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Storyline

Nick Halloway is accidentally made invisible during an accident. When Jenkins finds out about Nick, he set out to recruit him into the world of espionage, seeing the potential for an invisible CIA agent. When Alice Monroe falls in love with Nick, they are forced to flee the attentions of Jenkins. Nick also has the problem of living invisibly whilst trying to find a cure. Written by Rob Hartill

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Taglines:

An adventure like you've never seen. See more »


Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 February 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Diario de un hombre invisible See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$14,358,033
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Reportedly, Warner Brothers paid 1.35 million dollars for the film rights to H.F. Saint' source 1987 novel "Memoirs of an Invisible Man". See more »

Goofs

An invisible man would be blind, the only way to see is for light to reflect off the back of the retina. If the retina is invisible the light would pass through. See more »

Quotes

Nick Halloway: I want my molecules back!
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Crazy Credits

Over the first minute or so of the end credits we see Nick skiing in snowy mountains, his head and face covered with a hat, goggles and scarf. He comes to a stop outside a large cabin. Alice comes out, evidently pregnant. Nick lifts his goggles and pulls the scarf down from around his face, but of course he is still invisible. Alice kisses him, and takes his gloved hand and holds it to her belly, so he can feel the baby kicking... See more »

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References North by Northwest (1959) See more »

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Under-Rated Comedy from John Carpenter
14 January 2009 | by Kieran GreenSee all my reviews

Memoirs of an Invisible Man is an Under-Rated Comedy from classic genre director John Carpenter, it has Chevy Chase in the title role with fine support from Sam Neil who is Chase's Nemeisis Darryl Hannah is the love interest who look's great in the role ten years after blade runner. the critics may of been harsh upon the film when it was released but like many John Carpenter film's (witness the terrific The Thing')it later found it's audience via video and DVD. the special visual effects by industrial light and magic still stand out today especially the matte paintings. all in all it's an enjoyable film although don't be expecting an all out effect's extravaganza like his previous works as this is more or less light hearted which is fine it's unfortunate that Carpenter's track record has never produced anything memorable since.


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