• Total Recall (2012)

Total Recall

Release Date: August 3rd, 2012

DVD Release Date: December 18th, 2012

PG-13 |1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary

In need of a vacation from his ordinary life, factory worker Douglas Quaid (Colin Farrell) visits Rekall, a company that can turn dreams into real memories. Thinking that memories of life as a superspy are just the ticket, Quaid undergoes the procedure -- but it goes horribly wrong. Suddenly, Quaid is a hunted man. He teams up with a rebel fighter (Jessica Biel) on a search to find the head of the underground resistance and take down the leader (Bryan Cranston) of the free world.

Cast: Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston, Bokeem Woodbine, Bill Nighy, John Cho, Will Yun Lee

Director: Len Wiseman

Genres: Adventure , Science fiction , Action

Production Co: Original Film

Distributors: Sony Pictures

Keywords: Suspenseful , Pursuit , Office , Wife , Underdog ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The remake has no grace notes, or grace, no nuance, no humanity, no character quirks, no surprises in the dialogue and no humor. show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Strip away the video-game visual effects, the endless chases and zero gravity shootouts, and Total Recall comes down to this: What is reality? show more

  • 60
    The Hollywood Reporter

    The outcome is engaging enough, although not entirely satisfying from either a genre or narrative standpoint, lacking both substance and a degree of imagination. show more

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