Total Recall -- Science Fiction wilthout the Science

By sinclair506
Written September 13, 2012
The acting, special effects and dialogue was better than the original. The storyline was much worse. Many story elements were similar to the original film...and the parts that were new made no sense. I like my science fiction to have a bit of science around the edges. I could buy into the premise of the original film, no so here. Stay home and rent the original.
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A Bad Recall

By ryster
Written August 22, 2014
Total Recall was not worth the money. I can not recall the last time I saw such a bad remake. Not even close to the original story and acting was not all the best. There were some good action sequences that were decent but not well enough to keep the movie going at the same pace. The "1990" version was to smart and had better dialogue. I see nothing with this "2012" version to recall.
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Total ReCall

By platospup
Written August 05, 2012
Had I not seen the oringinal, i would have liked the movie more, It closely scripted to the first, then seperated. The visuals reminded me of Blade Runner. But the action was too much to take and so much violence then the first movie with the Gov. It had great visual effects but that a movie does not make.I was at the 2:30 showing in NYC and movie house was almost full. Go see it if you want. I was only inmpressed by the visuals not the script
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Great remake BUT!.....

By rasnmimi
Written August 06, 2012
Like the original but better ..... acting, graphic's, action, and story. BUT .... once again Hollywood, as with TV, finds it amusing to use My [Lord and Gods] name in vain. The name of {JESUS CHRIST} is not a swear word. It is not a descriptive word to be used to vent feelings. Yes I am christen and Yes I am tried of this. I hope I never become so thoughtless as to start using (Allah's name or Yahweh's name or any other realigons deities name) as a CRUSE word. Please if you must be so rude, than warn us by putting a listing as: [ JC NAME USED IN VAIN] next to the PG or R or G rating, than I and hopefully other christens will be able to save some money. And TV people ..... please do the same before shows. I have had to stop watching many TV shows, [which I thought were good shows], due to your disrespect for the name of GOD. Please Grow up.
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Predictable in spots but overall a good movie

By Roman Weaver
Written August 05, 2012
It was as I expected. Good movie with the right amount of action in the right places. Got off to a good start but did not tell enough of the back story in the beginning or wrap it up in the end either. It was predictable in spots but overall a good movie. I would see it again.
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