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Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who planted the chip.

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Directed by

Paul Verhoeven

Written by

Ronald Shusett (Screenplay)
Dan O'Bannon (Screenplay)
Gary Goldman (Screenplay)
Philip K. Dick (Author)
Giacomo G. Ghiazza (Storyboard)
David Rodgers (Creative Producer)
Jon Povill (Screenstory)

Runtime

113 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

They stole his mind, now he wants it back.

Cast

Keywords

mars resistance cyberpunk false identity dystopia space colony double life secret agent mutant telepathy falsely accused hologram oxygen implanted memory false memory robot cop

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Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#43 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut

Awards

Special Achievement Award Rob Bottin

Oscar nomination for Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing Stephen Hunter Flick

Oscar nomination for Best Sound Aaron Rochin