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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Replicant / Edward Garrotte
... Det. Jake Riley
... Angie
Brandon James Olson ... Danny
Pam Hyatt ... Mrs. Riley
Ian Robison ... Stan Reisman
... Roarke
... Snotty Concierge
Jayme Knox ... Wendy Wyckham
... Captain
Chris Kelly ... Chris
Peter Flemming ... Paul
Margaret Ryan ... Gwendolyn
... 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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Think twice before you clone a killer. See more »


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

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11 May 2001 (Brazil)  »

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Replikant  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

At one point, James Woods and Jennifer Lopez were supposed to appear in this. See more »

Goofs

When The Troch asks The Replicant what he is he replies with "a genetic double", after which The Torch responds with "a clone". When The Torch calls Jake he asks him to put "The Replicant" on the line, a title only used by the government agency and he did not know. See more »

Quotes

Det. Jake Riley: [as he struggles with a shaken Replicant in the back seat of his car] Calm the fuck down, you hear me? Calm the fuck down! Okay, let's go.
[uncuffs him and brings him to the house]
Wendy Wyckham: How about this weather? Jake Riley? Wendy Wyckham.
[they shake hands]
Det. Jake Riley: Wendy.
Wendy Wyckham: [shakes Replicant's hand] Wendy Wyckham.
Replicant: Calm the fuck down.
Det. Jake Riley: No. Sorry. My cousin Riley is a little special...
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Featured in Dans la peau de Jean-Claude Van Damme (2003) See more »

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Written by Gene Siegel & Loren Gold
Performed by Shine
Published by Station Victoria 7 (BMI) & Fill The Pool Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Studio Eleven Productions
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At least it's better than Knock Off and Universal Soldier 2
24 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

Replicant stars Van Damme as a killer who is cloned by scientists so that the clone helps capture him.

Van Damme scores his best since Sudden Death in this better than average DTV movie. Ringo Lam delivers some great action scenes and explots Van Damme's physical ability to great affect making Replicant a good movie.

Overall Replicant would have been better if it wasn't so long but in anycase Replicant is a nice change of pace for the muscles from brussels. *** (Out of four)


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