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Freejack ★★½ 1992 (R)

Futuristic thriller set in the year 2009, where pollution, the hole in the ozone layer, and the financial gap between the social classes have grown to such horrific proportions that the rich must pillage the past to find young bodies to replace their own. Estevez is a young race car driver whose sudden death makes him an ideal candidate for this bizarre type of surgery. Once transported to the future, he becomes a “Freejack” who must run for his life. Good cast including Jagger and Hopkins brings this one up slightly. Adapted from the novel “Immortality Inc.” by Robert Sheckley. 110m/C VHS, DVD . Emilio Estevez, Mick Jagger, Rene Russo, Anthony Hopkins, Jonathan Banks, David Johansen, Amanda Plummer, Grand L. Bush, Frankie Faison, Esai Morales, John Shea; D: Geoff Murphy; W: Dan Gilroy, Ronald Shusett, Steven Pressfield; C: Amir M. Mokri; M: Michael Boddicker, Trevor Jones.