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PG-13| 1 hr. 59 min.

Plot Summary
Michael Jennings (Ben Affleck) is a top-notch reverse engineer. Corporations pay him to crack the secrets of their competitors' products. When the job is done, he has his memory of it erased. Rethrick (Aaron Eckhart), head of a company called Allcom, hires Jennings to reverse-engineer a secret government device. After the job, Jennings wakes from the memory erasure to find himself being chased by various agencies. He soon realizes that the fate of the entire world may be in his hands.

Cast: Ben Affleck , Aaron Eckhart , Uma Thurman , Paul Giamatti , Colm Feore , Joe Morton , Michael C. Hall , Peter Friedman

Director: John Woo

Genres: Science fiction, Thriller, Action

Distributor: DreamWorks SKG, Paramount Pictures

Paycheck (2003)

Release Date: December 25th, 2003|1 hr. 59 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 25
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The title of this limp retread of "Minority Report" -- both films are based on stories by Philip K. Dick -- presumably refers to the reason the big names involved did this movie. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Running mainly on adrenaline and a gimmick, it's different from other holiday movies in that it's not ambitious, earnest or overblown, and it obviously wasn't made with one eye on the Oscars. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Maybe Affleck was drawn to this movie because it involves the loss of memory. Who wouldn't want to forget "Gigli," and now this? show more

  • March 08, 2011 hjt43434
    Report This User

    Come on critics! This movie is well thought out.

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