- 118 min
- Directed by: Len Wiseman
- Written by: Philip K Dick (short story), Kurt Wimmer (screenplay), Mark Bomback (screenplay), James Vanderbilt (screenplay)
- Cast: Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston
- UK release: 22 August 2012
- Website: www.totalrecall-movie.com
Factory worker Douglas Quaid (Farrell) visits the Rekall facility, to be implanted with fake memories of being a spy. Bad Idea. Farrell tries hard but director Wiseman, striving to be different from Paul Verhoeven’s delirious 1990 adaptation of the same Philip K. Dick story, only succeeds in being dreary and unoriginal.
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Reviews & features
Total Recall15 Aug 2012
A dreary, deadly dull retread of Paul Verhoeven's 1990 sci-fi classic, starring Colin Farrell
If only the futuristic service that drives the plot of Total Recall really did exist. For implanting fake memories is just what you’ll need after spending two hours in the company of this noxious remake. If Paul Verhoeven’s 1990 original was a…
Colin Farrell kicks ass in new Total Recall trailer2 Apr 2012
Updated CGI, a Biel v Beckinsale punch-up and Bill Nighy among the trailer highlights
Fans of 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle Total Recall have had little reason to be impressed by the forthcoming remake of Arnie's second best film (it’s not a patch on T2): casting Colin Farrell in the lead alongside almost forgotten female leads…
Total Recall trailer
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