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Total Recall (2012)

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A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Recall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Douglas Quaid / Hauser
... Lori Quaid
... Melina
... Cohaagen
... Harry
... Matthias
... McClane
... Marek
... Resistance Fighter
... Military Adjutant
Natalie Lisinska ... Bohemian Nurse
... Bank Clerk
Stephen MacDonald ... Slacker
... Rekall Receptionist
LinLyn Lue ... Resistance Woman
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Storyline

For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man as he finds himself on the run from the police. Written by Sony Pictures

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, some sexual content, brief nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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3 August 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,577,758, 5 August 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$58,877,969

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$198,467,168
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Trivia

The first film that married couple Len Wiseman and Kate Beckinsale have worked on together that isn't Underworld (2003) related. See more »

Goofs

When Doug and Lori are fighting, Doug gets kicked into a set of stairs. A crash pad is clearly visible when Doug hits the stairs and seconds later is not there anymore. See more »

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[first lines]
Melina: Wake up. Wake up. Wake up.
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Referenced in Face Off: Return to Oz (2012) See more »

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Typhoon
Written by Ebow Graham, Pavan Mukhi, Luca Gulotta and Joseph Erskine
Performed by Foreign Beggars featuring Chasing Shadows
Courtesy of Dented Records
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Is EXACTLY what its mean to be - a THRILL RIDE
10 August 2012 | by See all my reviews

Before seeing this movie, I read many reviews. Many of them were giving this film a poor rating, stating that it doesn't come close to the original, stating that it doesn't have this or that, etc. I decided to ignore the reviews and form my own opinion of the movie - which is what you should do as well...

First of all, in my opinion, this movie is not a remake - it seems more like a Reboot. Same concept, some of the same characters, story line has changed. Once you can accept this movie as a standalone and not compare it to the original - I believe you will be very pleased.

Special effects are wonderful, Story was fast paced and exciting, actors are some of the best in the industry, and to me - it was a Thrill Ride from beginning to end.

The only reason I give it an 8 instead of 10 is because I wish the movie had been just a little longer for character development and so that the movie didn't feel so rushed. Aside from that, I thought it was a great movie!

Watch it and form your own opinion!


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