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Total Recall Details


Originally adapted by director Paul Verhoeven in 1990, author Philip K. Dick's classic sci-fi short story We Can Remember It for You Wholesale returns to the big screen in this remake starring Colin Farrell, Bryan Cranston, and Kate Beckinsale, and directed by Kate Beckinsale's Len Wiseman. The planet has been decimated by nuclear war in the late 21st century, leaving only two nations -- the United Federation of Britain and the Colony. Douglas Quaid (Farrell) is a factory worker with a stable job and a loving wife (Beckinsale), but upon learning that a company named Rekall could grant him the memory of the ultimate espionage adventure, he decides that a virtual vacation is better than no vacation at all. But in the midst of having the new memories implanted, something goes haywire. Still strapped to the chair as the system breaks down, he's branded a spy as the authorities close in, and quickly flees for his life. Later, Quaid discovers that he has a secret identity, and he joins forces with rebel soldier Melina (Jessica Biel) on a mission to track down Matthias (Bill Nighy), the head of a fierce resistance movement that's been labeled a terrorist organization by the tyrannical Chancellor Cohaagen (Bryan Cranston). Cohaagen seeks to control the entire free world, and now the harder Quaid fights to defeat him, the clearer it becomes that his memory had been altered long before he walked into Rekall. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:August 3, 2012


Colin Farrell
as Douglas Quaid/Hauser
Kate Beckinsale
as Lori Quaid
Jessica Biel
as Melina
Bryan Cranston
as Cohaagen
Bokeem Woodbine
as Harry
Bill Nighy
as Matthias
John Cho
as McClane
Will Yun Lee
as Marek
Natalie Lisinska
as Bohemian Nurse
Michael Therriault
as Bank Clerk
Linlyn Lue
as Resistance Woman
Andrew Moodie
as Factory Foreman
Steve Byers
as Hauser Cover Identity
Geoffrey Pounsett
as Sentry Lieutenant
Warren Belle
as Security Sentry
Vincent Rother
as Sentry
James Downing
as Synth Captain
Simon Sinn
as Murray
Clive Ashborn
as Newscaster
Leigh Folsom
as The Fall Announcer Voice
Cam Clarke
as Terminal Announcer Voice
Bridget Hoffman
as Chopper Voice


Len Wiseman
Neal H. Moritz
Toby Jaffe
Ronald Shusett
Screen Story
Kurt Wimmer
Screen Story
Kurt Wimmer
Dan O'Bannon
Screen Story
Jon Povill
Screen Story
Mark Bomback
Harry Gregson-Williams
Composer (Music Score)
Patrick Tatopoulos
Production Designer
Patrick Banister
Art Director
Brandt Gordon
Supervising Art Director
Len Wiseman
Executive Producer
Ric Kidney
Executive Producer
Tucker Doherty
Set Designer
Sorin Popescu
Set Designer
Russell Moore
Set Designer
Itsuko Kurono
Set Designer
William Cheng
Set Designer
Doug Slater
Set Designer
David Fremlin
Set Designer
Aleks Marinkovich
Set Designer
Sanja Milkovic Hays
Costume Designer
Debra Zane
Jon Povill
From Screenplay by
Philip K. Dick
Short Story Author
Andy Gill
Stunts Coordinator
Patricia Medina
Key Hairstylist
Fay McConkey
Visual Effects Producer
Jennifer O'Halloran
Department Head Hair
Susan Marucci
Script Supervisor
Grant Lucibello
Second Assistant Director
Cori Burchell
Costumes Supervisor
Marty Dejczak
Location Manager
Clay Pinney
Special Effects Supervisor
Glen Gauthier
Production Sound Mixer
Sabine Graham
Production Coordinator
Margot Boccia
Ronald Shusett
From Screenplay by
Dawn Massaro-Adams
Second Assistant Director
Stefan Drury
Visual Effects Producer
Spiro Razatos
Second Unit Director
Dan O'Bannon
From Screenplay by
Laird McMurray
Special Effects Supervisor
John Stoneham Jr.
Stunts Coordinator
Jon Cowley
Visual Effects Supervisor
Deryck Blake
Properties Master
Voni Hinkle
Hair Styles
Nathan McGuinness
Visual Effects Supervisor
Peter Chiang
Visual Effects Supervisor