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Freejack (1992)

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Bounty hunters from the future transport a doomed race car driver to New York City in 2009, where his mind will be replaced with that of a dead billionaire.

Director:

Geoff Murphy

Writers:

Robert Sheckley (novel), Steven Pressfield (screen story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emilio Estevez ... Alex Furlong
Mick Jagger ... Vacendak
Rene Russo ... Julie Redlund
Anthony Hopkins ... McCandless
Jonathan Banks ... Michelette
David Johansen ... Brad
Amanda Plummer ... Nun
Grand L. Bush ... Boone
Frankie Faison ... Eagle Man
John Shea ... Morgan
Esai Morales ... Ripper
Wilbur Fitzgerald ... Earnhart
Jerry Hall ... Newswoman
Glen Trotiner Glen Trotiner ... Time Travel Technician #1
Jody Waddell Jody Waddell ... Time Travel Technician #2
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Storyline

Auto racer Alex Furlong (Emilio Estevez) is snatched by time travel, a split second before a fatal explosion, by Vasendak's (Mick Jagger's) twenty-first century team of techies, who plan to sell his healthy body to an ailing rich man at McCandless Corporation, for a mind transfer. He escapes, but has no rights in this nightmare future of violence and sleaze. The story concerns his survival, and his attempt to revive his relationship with his fiancée Julie (Rene Russo), now fifteen years older and an executive at McCandless. Written by Will Briggs <wbriggs@sirius.uta.edu>

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Alex Furlong died today. Eighteen years from now, he'll be running for his life. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In one scene, Alex (Emilio Estevez) impersonates Arnold Schwarzenegger's most famous character The Terminator (1984) by quoting "Fu-ck you, ass-hole!" See more »

Goofs

Before Alex is 'freejacked' his fire suit does not have 'Champion' spark plugs patches on it. After he is 'freejacked' they appear on his suit. The meeting with the Champion rep' could've taken place on a practice or qualifying day. There is nothing to confirm whether Champion are new or existing sponsors and the lack of a patch on the overalls could be because they're practice/qualifying ones. Also, if Champion were new sponsors and - somehow - Brad still managed to close the deal, it doesn't take long to sew on a patch. See more »

Quotes

Ian McCandless: Welcome to my Mind.
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Connections

Featured in The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Watchmen/Shuttle/12 (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Down in Flames
Written by Bill Payne (as B. Payne), Martin Kibbee (as M. Kibbee), Craig Fuller (as C. Fuller),
Paul Barrere (as P. Barrere) and Neon Park (as N. Park)
Performed by Little Feat
Courtesy of Morgan Creek Records
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Relaax
22 February 2003 | by bdx2005See all my reviews

You know, one thing that really bothers me is the amount of people who just refuse to relax and watch a move without having to consider whether it should win an Oscar. I don't think Freejack was ever intended to be made for serious viewing - I think every actor in it at one time during the movie has got their tongue in their cheek.

What you do get in this movie are some spectacular effects, and I'm not talking about the end when you could just as soon go get a sandwich rather than watch the 2001-type slideshow.

It's just downright funny. Mick Jagger as the villain giving Emilio Estevez a "headstart" by counting 1-Mississippi, 2-Mississippi is priceless. David Johanson shines as the shyster in any timeframe. Rene Russo gives us an early indication of screen presence. So just relax and have fun with it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Živý po smrti See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,736,243, 20 January 1992

Gross USA:

$17,129,026

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,129,026
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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