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Summary: Michael Jennings is a reverse engineer and what he does is technical jobs for certain companies and as soon as he is done, his memory of the work he has done is wiped out. Now the longest he has been contracted is 2 months. But now billionaire, James Rethrick offers him a job that would last 2 years, maybe 3, and he promises that he will probably earn 8 figures. Michael agrees. Before beginning he turns in all of his personal effects. And when the job is done, his memory is erased and he learns he made over 90 million dollars over the three years. When he goes to claim it and his personal effects, he discovers that prior to the erasure of his memory he waived his rights to the money he earned and that the items that were given to him were not the ones he gave when he began. Later he is arrested by the FBI who say that he committed some act of treason and murder. It's while he is in custody that he escapes using some the items that he was given. He later meets with a friend who gives him some information that helps him understand what is going on. And at the same time Rethrick for some reason wants him so he is being pursued by Rethrick's people.
Runtime: 119 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for intense action violence and brief language.
Production: Paramount Pictures
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Thriller
Countries: USA, Canada
Language: English
Home Release Date: May 18, 2004
Director Credit
John Woo Director
Writer Credit
Dean Georgaris Screenplay
Philip K. Dick Short Story
Principal Cast Credit
Aaron Eckhart Rethrick
Ben Affleck Jennings
Michael C. Hall Agent Klein
Uma Thurman Rachel
Cast Credit
Callum Keith Rennie Jude - Guard
Christopher Kennedy Stevens
Colm Feore Wolfe
Fulvio Cecere Agent Fuman
Ivana Milicevic Maya-Rachel
Joe Morton Agent Dodge
John Cassini Agent Mitchell
Kathryn Morris Rita Dunne
Michelle Harrison Jane
Paul Giamatti Shorty
Peter Friedman Attorney General Brown
Producer Credit
Arthur Anderson Co-Producer
Caroline Macaulay Co-Producer
David Solomon Executive Producer
John Davis Producer
John Woo Producer
Keiko Koyama Co-Producer
Michael Hackett Producer
Stratton Leopold Executive Producer
Terence Chang Producer
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