Total Recall

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Total Recall ★★★ 1990 (R)

Mindbending scifi movie set in the 21st century. Construction worker Quaid (Schwarzenegger) dreams every night about the colonization of Mars, so he decides to visit a travel service that specializes in implanting vacation memories into its clients' brains and buy a memory trip to the planet. Only during the implant, Quaid discovers his memories have been artificially altered and he must find out just what's real and what's not. Intriguing plot and spectacular special effects. Laced with graphic violence. Based on Phillip K. Dick's “We Can Remember It for You Wholesale.” 113m/C VHS, DVD, UMD . Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Ronny Cox, Roy Brocksmith, Marshall Bell, Mel Johnson Jr.; D: Paul Verhoeven; W: Gary Goldman, Dan O'Bannon; C: Jan De Bont; M: Jerry Goldsmith. Oscars ‘90: Visual FX.