Total Recall is GREAT

By peggysulli
Written August 04, 2012
A great, fast moving movie will keep you interested and on the edge of your seat from start to finish. Exactly what I want in a summer movie!
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MUST SEE for the sci fi fan!

By mwiles11
Written August 11, 2012
GReat Move. This was a nicely created re-work of the classic original. The twists that were added actually improved on the "believability" over the original. THere was enough difference, actually, to qualify it as a totally different movie. The story line kept moving very well. The elevator scene had me holding my breath even. Definately two thumbs up!
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Serviceable, but uninspired

By grrbach
Written December 26, 2014
Borrows all the memorable scenes from the original, but, other than special effects, doesn't add anything new or unique. If you're going to remake a successful film, a borderline cult classic, why bother if you can't come up with anything fresh? As with the original, logic & sense don't have much of a place. The motivation for the villain, Cohaagen, is preposterous, and the threatened "invasion" would be undone if one character would just stop posing for the camera and think. The one small upside for me was Kate Beckinsale. Her Terminator-esque/assassin take on the role originally performed by Sharon Stone, has its moments, but not enough to turn my thumb up. Still, if you can enjoy the eye-candy (depending on you bent—Beckinsale, Biels, or Farrell), it's not a complete waste of time. A borderline No/So-So.
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Worth seeing

By thumble13
Written December 20, 2014
I really liked this movie. It didn't take too long to get to the point and the action was amazing. Not the best movie I've ever seen but definitely worth it.
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Kate Beckinsale is an action movie goddess

By forager23
Written August 04, 2012
A movie about the love of a man for a woman -- in this case the man is action movie director Len Wiseman and the woman is his wife, action movie goddess Kate Beckinsale. She's the bad guy here, and she gets all the best lines, poses, moments: the movie worships her, and I am now definitely a convert. Apart from Beckinsale, there's not too much that is outstanding about the movie (though the action sequences are nicely done), and it has absolutely nothing of the wit and genius of the original. As a sci-fi movie, it doesn't really earn its right to exist, but as a Beckinsale vehicle it will more than do.
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