DVD 112 mins IMDB 5.3 (19,389 votes)
R
Hollow Man
Sony Pictures Entertainment (2000)
In Collection
#46

My Rating:
6

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Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA  /  English

Elisabeth Shue Linda McKay
Kevin Bacon Sebastian Caine
Josh Brolin Matthew Kensington
Kim Dickens Sarah Kennedy
Greg Grunberg Carter Abbey
Joey Slotnick Frank Chase
Mary Randle Janice Walton
William Devane Dr. Howard Kramer
Rhona Mitra Sebastian's Neighbor
Pablo Espinosa Warehouse Guard
Mary Jo Randle Janice
Steve Altes Dad
Margot Rose Mrs. Martha Kramer
Jimmie F. Skaggs Wino
Jeffrey Scaperrotta Boy in Car (as Jeffrey George Scaperotta)
Sarah Bowles Girl in Car
Kelli Scott Mom

Director Paul Verhoeven
Producer Alan Marshall; Douglas Wick; Alan Marshal
Writer Gary Scott Thompson; Andrew W. Marlowe
Cinematography Jost Vacano
Musician Jerry Goldsmith
User Credit 1 Mark Goldblatt
User Credit 2 Ellen Mirojnick

In this sci-fi thriller, a man and a woman must fend off a killer whom they cannot see. Scientist Sebastian Caine (Kevin Bacon) is working with a secret military research team headed by Dr. Kramer (William Devane), assigned to create new intelligence technology. With the help of his colleagues Linda McKay (Elisabeth Shue) and Matt Kensington (Josh Brolin), Sebastian has been developing a serum that makes people invisible. The formula is new and unstable, but after a risky but successful test on an ape, an impatient Sebastian, under pressure from Kramer, decides to try it on himself. It works, but no one counted on the side effects; unable to reverse the serum's effects, an invisible Sebastian goes insane, and begins pursuing Linda (his former girlfriend) and Matt (Linda's current beau) in a fog of homicidal rage. Directed by Paul Verhoeven, Hollow Man also features Kim Dickens, Mary Randle, Joey Slotnick, and Greg Grunberg. — Mark Deming

Edition Details
Barcode 043396050723
Region Region 1
Chapters 28
Release Date 9/3/2002
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Subtitles English; French
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Surround [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital Stereo
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

Features
Color Closed-captioned Widescreen Dolby
Personal Details
User Lookup 1 DVD Original
User Text 1 Strong violence, language and some sexuality/nudity.
User Text 2 Think You're Alone? Think Again.
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Notes
Trivia: Two-thirds of the 560 special effects shots were completed by Sony ImageWorks effects house, while the remainder was done by Phil Tippett Studios. (more)

Goofs: Continuity: When Linda and Matt are trying to escape from the freezer, the amount of blood changes on the door lock. (more)

Quotes:
Frank: [over intercom] This is God. You are disturbing the natural order of things, and will be severely punished for all eternity. God has spoken.
Sebastian: How many times I have to tell you, Frank? You're not God. *I* am.
(more)

Awards: Nominated for Oscar. Another 7 wins & 9 nominations (more)