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Multiplicity (1996)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi | 17 July 1996 (USA)
A man who never has enough time for the things he wants to do is offered the opportunity to have himself duplicated.

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Zack Kinney
Katie Schlossberg ...
Jennifer Kinney
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Dr. Leeds
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Del King
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Vic
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Noreen
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Ted
Judith Kahan ...
Franny
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Walt
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Paul
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Robin
Dawn Maxey ...
Beth
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Patti
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Storyline

Construction worker Doug Kinney finds that the pressures of his working life, combined with his duties to his wife Laura and daughter Jennifer leaves him with little time for himself. However, he is approached by geneticist Dr. Owen Leeds who offers him a rather unusual solution to his problems - cloning. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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Better living through cloning. See more »

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Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi

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Rated PG-13 for sexual situations | See all certifications »

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17 July 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mis otros yo  »

Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,075,000 (USA) (21 July 1996)

Gross:

$20,100,000 (USA)
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(8 channels)|

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Doug's car is a 1972 BMW 2002. See more »

Goofs

The cereal box in Doug Kinney's hand changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Doug Kinney #1: [to his children, Zack and Jennifer who are fighting] You're both doodie-heads! Go up to your rooms and don't come out until you're married!
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The first few opening credits each appear on screen two or more times. See more »

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Referenced in Workaholics: Blood Drive (2015) See more »

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I Know An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly
Written by Alan Mills & Rose Bonny
Performed by Jim Cummings
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reasonably funny
1 July 2008 | by (Richardson, TX) – See all my reviews

I think this was a good film with a good concept and adequate execution. Michael Keaton is a workaholic who doesn't have any time for his family, so he goes to a scientist who clones him so he can have the best of both worlds. Complications ensue, however, and Keaton finds that things are going as expected, so he proceeds to make more duplicates, which of course leads to further complications. I loved the part where the duplicates make one of themselves, whom the original Keaton refers to as "Rain Man." The bedroom, home, and work scenes are all hilarious, and the movie also has a good cast. If you want to see a good comedy, I recommend this one. You won't be disappointed.

** 1/2 out of ****


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