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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 »
5 nominations. See more awards »

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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 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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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:

Memoirs of an Invisible Man See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,601,954, 1 March 1992

Gross USA:

$14,358,033

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$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

Composer Jack Nitzsche, who previously worked with Carpenter on Starman (1984), was the first choice of composer, but he was unavailable. Producer Chevy Chase remembered seeing Shirley Walker conducting the orchestra when he was attending the scoring stage to his film National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989), so he suggested that they use Walker to score this film. See more »

Goofs

In a scene where Chevy Chase is smoking a cigarette, the smoke is shown going in and out of his lungs. He is speaking at the same time that he inhales the smoke. See more »

Quotes

[to Nick who has become invisible]
David Jenkins: It's lonely, isn't it, when you're a freak?
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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 »

Alternate Versions

UK cinema and video versions were edited to remove 'fuck you' in order for the film to receive a PG rating. The 2003 DVD was uncut and upgraded to a 12 certificate. See more »

Connections

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Interesting
29 July 2001 | by DockelektroSee all my reviews

What if an ordinary man was invisible? And what if that ordinary man was chased by a group of scientists who want to analyse the effects of invisibility in a human? Full of breakthrough special effects, this film works as an interesting modern day variation of the invisible man theme, with plenty of gags, but also with some cool moments. Chevy Chase is a perfect choice, as Sam Neill in the role of the bad guy. It is a pity that this film remained relatively obscure, it really has originality, albeit distorted by the demands of the studio system.


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