When the leader of a team of scientists volunteers to be the test subject for their experiment in human invisibility, he slowly unravels and turns against them, with horrific consequences.

Director:

Paul Verhoeven

Writers:

Gary Scott Thompson (story), Andrew W. Marlowe (story) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elisabeth Shue ... Linda McKay
Kevin Bacon ... Sebastian Caine
Josh Brolin ... Matthew Kensington
Kim Dickens ... Sarah Kennedy
Greg Grunberg ... Carter Abbey
Joey Slotnick ... Frank Chase
Mary Randle ... Janice Walton
William Devane ... Dr. Kramer
Rhona Mitra ... Sebastian's Neighbor
Pablo Espinosa ... Warehouse Guard
Margot Rose ... Mrs. Kramer
Jimmie F. Skaggs ... Wino
Jeffrey Scaperrotta ... Boy in Car (as Jeffrey George Scaperotta)
Sarah Bowles Sarah Bowles ... Girl in Car
Kelli Scott Kelli Scott ... Mom
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Storyline

Having discovered they could turn animals invisible, a group of scientists test the subject on a human. Head of research, Dr. Sebastian Caine decides to use himself as the subject. After the experiment can't be reversed, it takes a toll on Caine's personality, causing him to hunt down and kill his colleagues

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You trust your eyes. You rely on your senses. You think you're alone. Think again. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

About 20 years after the release of this film, The Invisible Man (2020) was released. Both films are mostly based on H.G. Wells' story, "The Invisible Man". See more »

Goofs

After the elevator comes to a stop, green screen material can be seen behind Linda as she begins to climb. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sebastian: [another failed molecule design] Damn it!
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Alternate Versions

The Director's Cut is ~7min longer than the Theatrical release, mostly incorporated deleted scenes previously available as home video bonus extras. The Director's Cut is Unrated. See more »

Connections

References Independence Day (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Charlie Big Potato
Performed by Skunk Anansie
Produced by Andy Wallace
Courtesy of Virgin Records
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Invisible Man Verhoeven Bloodbath?
13 June 2020 | by chiumtSee all my reviews

An interesting premise, though not original. A scientist making himself invisible. The movie was entertaining. It degenerated into a bloodbath with lots of screaming and blood. After all, its a Verhoeven movie.


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Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 August 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hollow Man See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$95,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,414,386, 6 August 2000

Gross USA:

$73,209,340

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$190,213,455
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

SDDS (8 channels)| Dolby | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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