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The 6th Day (2000)

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Futuristic action film about a man who meets a clone of himself and stumbles into a grand conspiracy about clones taking over the world.

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Roger Spottiswoode
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Adam Gibson
Michael Rapaport ... Hank Morgan
Tony Goldwyn ... Michael Drucker
Michael Rooker ... Robert Marshall
Sarah Wynter ... Talia Elsworth
Wendy Crewson ... Natalie Gibson
Rodney Rowland ... P. Wiley (as Rod Rowland)
Terry Crews ... Vincent
Ken Pogue ... Speaker Day
Colin Cunningham ... Tripp
Robert Duvall ... Dr. Griffin Weir
Wanda Cannon ... Katherine Weir
Taylor Anne Reid ... Clara Gibson
Jennifer Gareis ... Virtual Girlfriend
Don McManus ... RePet Salesman
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Storyline

In the near future, cloning is now technically advanced, but human cloning is still illegal. Adam Gibson (Schwarzenegger) returns home after working with his friend Hank Morgan (Rapaport), only to find a clone of himself with his family. Before he has chance to find out the truth, he is attacked by a group who want him dead. Adam must escape and find out the truth from the creator of the clones, Michael Drucker (Goldwyn). Adam knows for sure he couldn't have been cloned, but isn't ready for what he's about to hear. Written by simon

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for strong action violence, brief strong language and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Sony Pictures

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 November 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

On the Sixth Day See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$82,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,020,883, 19 November 2000

Gross USA:

$34,604,280

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$96,085,477
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Phoenix Pictures See more »
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Christopher Lawford (Police Lieutenant) was Arnold Schwarzenegger's cousin by marriage. He died on September 4, 2018, at the age of 63. See more »

Goofs

During Dr. Weir's press conference at the beginning, Drucker puts the microphone down twice in successive shots. See more »

Quotes

Michael Drucker: Johnny. How's my favorite quarterback?
Johnny Phoenix: I would say I feel like a million bucks, but I'd hate to take a cut in pay.
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Crazy Credits

On the Region 1 DVD release, in "The Future Is Coming" making-of featurette, a member of the production crew (Nancy Tate) is credited as a "Cloned Consultant". See more »

Connections

Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Clones (2015) See more »

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Powder
Written by Michael Wandmacher
Performed by Khursor
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Believe it or not, this is a movie to think about!
9 November 2001 | by tyheynSee all my reviews

Surprisingly, this was an excellent movie and certainly one that extends beyond simply being in the action genre. The 6th Day grapples with the ethics behind cloning and the broad spectrum of implications cloning could have on our everyday lives. While yes, the movie near the end becomes pretty action-oriented, it is a very smart movie overall, and it certainly merits one's attention.

Don't let the concept of Schwarzenegger with guns make you think that this movie is brainless...you'll be grossly underestimating it.


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