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Replicant (2001)

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Scientists create a genetic clone of a serial killer in order to help catch the killer, teaming up with two cops.

Director:

Ringo Lam

Writers:

Lawrence Riggins (as Lawrence David Riggins), Les Weldon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Replicant / Edward Garrotte
Michael Rooker ... Det. Jake Riley
Catherine Dent ... Angie
Brandon James Olson Brandon James Olson ... Danny
Pam Hyatt Pam Hyatt ... Mrs. Riley
Ian Robison Ian Robison ... Stan Reisman
Allan Gray ... Roarke
James Hutson ... Snotty Concierge
Jayme Knox Jayme Knox ... Wendy Wyckham
Paul McGillion ... Captain
Chris Kelly Chris Kelly ... Chris
Peter Flemming Peter Flemming ... Paul
Margaret Ryan Margaret Ryan ... Gwendolyn
Marnie Alton ... Hooker
Lillian Carlson ... Nurse
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Storyline

Jake Riley is working on the "Torch" case, a psycho serial killer, who kills women with kids and sets them on fire after they are dead. The killer calls Riley sometimes and now, that Riley retires, the killer has no person to play against anymore. The NSA comes into play here and offers a job to Riley. A replicant, or better a clone of the killer should help him find the real one, as kind of test if it works out. Now Riley is back on track, with a clone of the killer at his hand on the way to discover that nobody is born as murderer. Written by Christian Riesen

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The future's most ruthless killer... to destroy him, they had to create him. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 2001 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Replikant See more »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Replicant's clothes when leaving the secluded mountain lab appear to be borrowed from Ernest P Worrall. See more »

Goofs

(at around 57 mins) When the Torch is lighting the $20 bill on fire, which of course is fake, but usually the camera is not close enough to see. This time however you can see "Motion Pictures" where it would normally say United States. See more »

Quotes

Edward Garrotte: We are the same.
Replicant: Same?
Edward Garrotte: Yeah. My body is your body. My mind is your mind. My life is your life.
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Featured in Dans la peau de Jean-Claude Van Damme (2003) See more »

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Rock-A-Bye-Baby
Arranged and Performed by Daniel Seguin
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Very different!
19 February 2003 | by PlayerSSSee all my reviews

This was very different for a Van Damme movie. Even though this is like the 100th time Van Damme has done the double role thing, this is the best out of them. Van Damme really plays his roles well in this one. I don't really like Michael Rooker as an actor, but he does well with what he is given. Some of the characters are underdeveloped, but the movie still is decent.


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