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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Tony Goldwyn
Robert Duvall
Michael Rapaport
Sarah Wynter
Wendy Crewson
Directors
Roger Spottiswoode
Screenwriters
Cormac Wibberley
Marianne Wibberley
Running Time
124 minutes

The 6th Day
Not enough action for a pretty lame and wooden Arnie in this disappointing and clumsy sci-fi thriller about cloning.


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Plot
In the very near future,even the family pet can be cloned. But cloning humans is illegal - that is, until family man Adam Gibson arrives home from work to find a clone has replaced him. Taken from his family, Gibson must not only save himself, but the sinister events that engulf him...


Verdict
Subtlety has never been Arnie's strong point and action has never been Roger Spottiswoode's. Together, they bring us the worst of both worlds with a clumsy sci-fi thriller that's never as clever as it wants to be, and never as dumb as it ought to be.


Reviewed by William Thomas

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