2012 Summer Movie Guide

Total Recall

2012 Summer Movie Guide

ABOUT THE MOVIE

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Total Recall

Total Recall

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Factory worker Douglas Quaid believes that he is a spy in an escalating conflict between neighboring nation states.

STARRING:Colin Farrell, Bryan Cranston, Jessica Biel, Kate Beckinsale

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WHO WILL DIG IT?

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Colin Farrell

Fans of futuristic action thrillers, cutting-edge visual effects and mind-bending spy plots that mess with memory and reality.

THREE GOOD REASONS

  • 1Director Len Wiseman's remake is a closer "re-imagining" of Philip K. Dick's 1966 short story "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale."
  • 2Fans of the original Arnold Schwarzenegger movie will be happy to know that this update includes plenty of allusions and tips of the hat to the 1990 sci-fi cult classic.
  • 3Girl fight: Jessica Biel vs. Kate Beckinsale.

BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW

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One action sequence, in which Colin Farrell's Doug Quaid singlehandedly takes down a team of armed troops, was filmed in 22 takes over two days, using multiple computer-guided cameras moving at over 35 miles per hour.

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