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The Invisible (2007)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, Fantasy | 27 April 2007 (USA)
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A teenager is left invisible to the living after an attack.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Nick Powell
... Annie Newton
... Diane Powell
... Pete Egan
... Marcus Bohem
... Detective Brian Larson
... Detective Kate Tunney
... Matty
... Dean
... Sharon Egan
... Martin Egan
... Lindy Newton
... Jack Newton
... Victor Newton
... Suzie


Nick Powell is an excellent high-school student who raises money by selling homework and results of quizzes to his schoolmates. He aims to travel to London for a writer's course - telling his best friend, Pete Egan, that he has already bought the airplane ticket but he has not told his mother yet. Annie Newton has a problem with Pete, who owes her money. As events unfold, due to a case of mistaken identity, Nick takes a severe beating from Annie and her gang, his body dumped in a sewer. The next morning, he discovers he cannot be seen - he is now a spirit in a state of limbo and can only observe as the events of that day unfold. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Life, death and something in between. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, criminality, sensuality and language - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 April 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Invisible  »


Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,717,309, 29 April 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$20,568,319, 22 July 2007
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


"The Invisible" is based on the Swedish film Den osynlige (2002), which was very loosely inspired by a novel of the same name by the Swedish writer Mats Wahl. See more »


Nick (to test if he was alive) takes a shotgun from the rack, steps out of view and discharges the weapon. The mistake is that the shotgun he took from the rack was a double barrel shotgun but you hear the sound of him "racking a round" as if it was a pump shotgun just before pulling the trigger. See more »


[first lines]
Diane Powell: It wasn't easy when Nick's father died, raising a teenager alone. But with a boy like Nick, well, he is now everything a mother could want. We've been through some hard times. We've carried each other. Now I look to the future, and I know there's nothing that we can't do together.
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References Sesame Street (1969) See more »


Body Urge
Written by Philip Zott, Daniel Zott, Jon Nemb
Performed by The Great Fiction
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User Reviews

I loved it
28 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

I think people are exaggerating over the movie being so horrible. I saw previews of this months and months ago and promised myself I'd see it the first night it came out. I was not disappointed! Afte seeing the reviews here on IMDb I was afraid I'd go and be upset, but nope! It was very captivating and a very neat movie. I do think some of the characters were a little bland, but the main ones like Powell and Annie were not. If you already had plans to see this, I would suggest still seeing it in theaters! As the plot goes, Annie is a very evil girl. I can't describe her any better. The previews make you think she is the girlfriend of Powell. In fact, she's the one who just about kills him. The story isn't so much just about Powell, but both him and Annie. He has to try and tell Annie she can still have a chance to do one good thing in her life by telling the police where his body is. If you enjoy movies that are about the boundaries of life and death, then definitely see this. It can be humorous, but it's a suspenseful and even heartbreaking film towards the end. It wasn't what I expected. Yes, some things are obvious and you can figure them out, but overall it was a good film and doesn't deserve all the harsh criticism.

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