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Paycheck (2003)

PG-13 119 min - Action, Adventure, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller - 25 December 2003
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Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a three-year job, he's told he isn't getting a paycheck and instead receives a mysterious envelope. In it are clues he must piece together to find out why he wasn't paid – and why he's now in hot water.

Director:  John Woo
Writers:  Philip K. Dick

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Storyline

Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a three-year job, he's told he isn't getting a paycheck and instead receives a mysterious envelope. In it are clues he must piece together to find out why he wasn't paid – and why he's now in hot water.


Collections: John Woo

Tagline: Remember the future.

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Country:   Canada United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  25 December 2003

Box Office

Budget:  $60,000,000
Revenue:  $95,427,515

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 59 min

Michael Jennings is a brilliant mind who is hired – and well-compensated – by high-tech companies to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased, rendering him incapable of breaching security.

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