Total Recall (2012)HD
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About the Film
Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid (Colin Farrell), even though he's got a beautiful wife (Kate Beckinsale) who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man. Finding himself on the run from the police – controlled by Chancellor Cohaagen (Bryan Cranston), the leader of the free world – Quaid teams up with a rebel fighter (Jessica Biel) to find the head of the underground resistance (Bill Nighy) and stop Cohaagen. The line between fantasy and reality gets blurred and the fate of his world hangs in the balance as Quaid discovers his true identity, his true love, and his true fate.
Thought it would be better.. Disappointing let down.
As with a lot of remakes, you have to appreciate that it is a retelling of a story. That said, the changes made to make it more current were ok. Farrell was good in the lead role, but it was Bekinsale who steals the show with a fiesty performance.
There are some nice little homages to the original thown in there too. It was evident that the backdrops are heavily inspired by Blade Runner. I'd reccomend this movie on one condition, turn off the brain before starting it and enjoy it as a spectacle.
If you compare it to the original, you'll be dissapointed (as is the case with most remakes).
Watch the original
A waste of time, 3 watched it 3 hated it. What was the point of trying to remake this film.
- Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy
- Released: 2012
- © 2012 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.