• The Final Cut (2004)

The Final Cut

Release Date: October 15th, 2004

DVD Release Date: March 22nd, 2005

PG-13 |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

In the future, microchips in people's heads record their experiences. Alan Hakman (Robin Williams), a "cutter," edits footage from immoral dead people into pleasing narratives. Alan is troubled by childhood memories and has a difficult relationship with a bookstore clerk (Mira Sorvino). Fletcher (James Caviezel), an ex-cutter, offers Alan $500,000 for footage of a prominent technology manager. Alan refuses, but when he tries to destroy the footage, he learns a dark secret about himself.

Cast: Robin Williams, Mira Sorvino, Jim Caviezel, Mimi Kuzyk, Tarek Bishara, Brendan Fletcher, Vincent Gale, Casey Dubois

Director: Omar Naim

Genres: Science fiction

Production Co: Lions Gate Films

Distributors: Lionsgate Films, Lions Gate Entertainment

Keywords: Quest, Girlfriend, Office, Murder, Offbeat, Dark, Pursuit

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Williams has extraordinary success in channeling this other person. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    So fascinating and has so many implications that it balances out some real flaws in the story. show more

  • 30
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Muddled and uninteresting. show more

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