Plot: In the not-too-distant future, a less-than-perfect man wants to travel to the stars. Society has categorized Vincent Freeman as less than suitable given his genetic make-up and he has become one of the underclass of humans that are only useful for menial jobs. To move ahead, he assumes the identity of Jerome Morrow, a perfect genetic specimen who is a paraplegic as a result of a car accident. With professional advice, Vincent learns to deceive DNA and urine sample testing. Just when he is finally scheduled for a space mission, his program director is killed and the police begin an investigation, jeopardizing his secret.
Rating: PG-13 for brief violent images, language, and some sexuality
Directed By: Andrew Niccol
Written By: Andrew Niccol
Production: Columbia Pictures Corporation, Jersey Films
In Theaters: October 24, 1997
Box Office: $12,339,633 (USA)
Budget: $36,000,000 (estimated)
Runtime:1 hr. 46 mins.