July 17th, 1996



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A man who never has enough time for the things he wants to do is offered the opportunity to have himself duplicated.

Release Year: 1996

Rating: 5.8/10 (14,586 voted)

Director: Harold Ramis

Stars: Michael Keaton, Andie MacDowell, Zack Duhame

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.

Writers: Chris Miller, Chris Miller

Michael Keaton - Doug Kinney
Andie MacDowell - Laura Kinney
Zack Duhame - Zack Kinney
Katie Schlossberg - Jennifer Kinney
Harris Yulin - Dr. Leeds
Richard Masur - Del King
Eugene Levy - Vic
Ann Cusack - Noreen
John de Lancie - Ted
Judith Kahan - Franny
Brian Doyle-Murray - Walt
Obba Babatundé - Paul
Julie Bowen - Robin
Dawn Maxey - Beth
Kari Coleman - Patti

Taglines: Sometimes to get more out of life, you have to make more of yourself.

Release Date: 17 July 1996

Filming Locations: Skirball Cultural Center - 2701 N. Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA

Box Office Details

Budget: $45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend: $5,075,000 (USA) (21 July 1996) (2134 Screens)

Gross: $34,100,000 (Worldwide)

Technical Specs


Did You Know?

Both Michael Keaton and John de Lancie, who plays Ted, attended Kent State University in Ohio.

Continuity: The cereal box in Doug Kinney's hand changes between shots.

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!

User Review

A lot of unfair criticism.

Rating: 7/10

I cannot believe how many negative responses this film has had. In Perth it is showing this week on television, and the TV guide labelled it the worst film of the week. What is wrong with everyone?

This is just a light, fluffy movie with some genuinely funny moments. Michael Keaton would have had a nightmare of a time in this role(s). Imagine having to act with three other guys who aren't there. The beauty of his acting is, you can tell which clone is which. It's almost as if there are four different actors, al a Jeremy Irons in Dead Ringers.

I agree Andie MacDowell isn't anything more than eye candy, but she hasn't got a lot to work with. This is Michael's film, which he shares with the excellent visual effects. I don't understand how anyone couldn't enjoy this film. Maybe those people can watch The English Patient or A Passage To India for the hundredth time. Enjoy!


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