Total Recall

Total Recall

Downloadable Video - 1990
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Earth, 2048. Douglas Quaid is haunted by recurring dreams of another life on Mars. He is drawn to Rekall Incorporated, a travel service specializing in implanting artificial memories in the minds of those who wish to turn their dreams into reality. But the procedure has unexpected consequences unlocking memories that were supposed to be left hidden...
Publisher: [United States]: Mongrel Media , 1990.
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 114 min.)) :,sd., col.
digital, rda
video file, rda

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tj_is_cool
Apr 29, 2016

One of Arnold's better film. Sharon Stone looked great in this movie.

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rswcove
Sep 21, 2015

Any movie that includes Arnold with his head in a wet towel talking to a video recording of himself can't be all bad. Any movie that includes this much camp and b-Movie cheese with utter sincerity can't be all bad. This movie tries to be awful. I get the sense that every actor in this movie knew that it was a bad movie and decided to try and play a game of large ham chicken where they all competed to see who could have the most over the top performance. The result is a movie that shouldn't be enjoyable, but absolutely is; a movie that shouldn't work, but does against all odds.

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Persnickety77
Feb 21, 2015

TWO WEEKS

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miyoch
Jul 12, 2013

It is a classic sci-fi movie produced at that time period. No dull moment. Better than the re-make.

kevfarley Feb 07, 2013

One of the best and brightest Sci-fi action films ever made (at that time). Was just as much fun on the second viewing (at this time)!!

Brian_Scott Nov 04, 2012

Though campy and grisly at times, this Total Recall is good escapism in this time of need for it. Arnold is top notch as a bored construction worker who might or might not be an undercover spy who tries to have a memory implanted into his head. And all Child’s Play fans might recognize Kuato, the hidden mutant with the face of Chucky from those movies, haha.

Mocha6ft3 Apr 27, 2012

Mr. Quaid. Mind if i ask you a question? What's the one thing that never changes when you watch a movie?...I always watch it on my HOMETHEATER. This is a very good sci-fi movie filled with quality all around sound. Maybe not "Sound Freak" worthy, but the story is very good and the action is at a good pace through out the movie. I have this movie ( not the version shown) as part of my collection. There are many scenes with good sound, but my favorite is when Mr.Schwarzenegger runs from the bad guys in the subway. The moment he enter that X-ray device until he boards a train, there is some very good action scenes and gun fire. The bad guys are very cool and the female characters are all attractive and equally bad. I give this movie 4 and half stars. Very good visual effects, very good story, good characters, and good sound. Two thick juicy burgers with onions, peppers, mustard, ketsup, tomatoes, and lettuce with a large bottle of 7-up.

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RichardPaul
Aug 02, 2011

Total Recall (DVD) ---- Inspired by the short story, "We can remember it for you wholesale," by Philip K. Dick ---- Screen story by Ronald Shusett & Dan O'Bannon and Jon Povill ; screenplay by Ronald Shusett & Dan O'Bannon and Gary Goldman---- Performers: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Ronny Cox. ---- This Sci-Fi story and movie are awesome, enjoyable read and movie. (Book: Total Recall - by Piers Anthony c - 1989) ----Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul

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bdls206
Apr 16, 2011

This movie is fun from start to finish, but it also manages to keep you thinking about reality and the implications of the ideas presented in the movie. This is easily one of Schwarzenegger's best movies. I would highly recommend this movie to action fans, as well as science fiction fans.

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zorg
Jul 01, 2009

A sort of mix between star trek, the matrix and x- men. Well done, but I have to say it got pretty graphic in some parts.

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Apr 16, 2011

Violence: This title contains Violence.

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Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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bdls206
Apr 16, 2011

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

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Apr 16, 2011

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bdls206
Apr 16, 2011

When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real, or does he?

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bdls206
Apr 16, 2011

Lori: No wonder you're having nightmares. You're always watching the news.

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