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The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

DVD - 2020
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Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy scientist, Cecilia Kass escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding. But when her abusive ex commits suicide and leaves her a generous portion of his vast fortune, Cecilia suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of eerie coincidences turns lethal, threatening the lives of those she loves, Cecilia's sanity begins to unravel as she desperately tries to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

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Dr_Alex
May 20, 2021

The only thing this movie has in common with the H.G. Wells novel begins and ends with the plagiarized title: “invisible man.” It’s a low budget movie, which got lucky during the SARS CoV-2 lock-down by making a bundle from TV rentals for a movie that was designed for a small subgroup of the population in the bottom 10% of the intelligence spectrum.

The male protagonist (invisible man) is a uniquely composite character, a technical genius who invented the invisibility cloak, exhibits the intelligence of a 9-year-old in planning and execution, social and psychological maturity of a four-year-old in understanding human emotions and motivations, while behaving all along like a sociopathic sixteen-year-old juvenile delinquent. Colloquially spoken, he’s a man dumb as a jackass who’s just begging to be pummeled by a vengeful woman.

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gorgegeorg
Mar 27, 2021

Really stupidily written. Can't they hire anybody anymore who can write a good script?

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DanielleMa
Feb 28, 2021

wow and what a great surprise ending.....I did not see that coming.

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Tj2C
Feb 14, 2021

Cinematography and visual effects are good, but the whole story is too fabricated. Also, I felt that the leading actress's look and acting (special or strange ?) were not so suitable for this film.

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gurujr
Jan 18, 2021

Excellent thriller. Elizabeth Moss does paranoid so well. Title could just as well been called the Invisible Creep. Possessive super rich guys who have access to extreme high tech are bad news.

MomoT Jan 10, 2021

Really tightly written and suspenseful drama that is a little bit sci-fi, a little bit horror (depending on your sensitivity to gore). The tension never really lets up and Moss is great in the leading role as the victim of domestic abuse who struggles to escape from her controlling tech-bro partner. A really good, tension-filled watch.

I watched this movie in theathers its a very scarry movie it is about a guy Adrian who is a bad guy my friends name is Adreain hes polish he works at he mall at west 49 i thought this movie would be vey good to watch.

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richmole
Jan 04, 2021

Four stars, a high rating for a movie that straddles sci-fi and terror. Not: not "horror," (and that's a very important distinction.). Two reasons for the rating:

First-rate scripting, updating in a marvellous way, HG Well's classic story, offering much more dimension and opportunities for human drama. It's a long long way from the "gee whiz, the guy's invisible" of the novel and Universal's classic 1933 movie version.

Certainly the best movie role of Elisabeth Moss's career so far, and she makes the most of it. Extremely believable (and in the movie, NOBODY believes her!)

The story of this movie's release is interesting: been booted around since 2006 or so. Finally got it together under Australian writer/director/producer Leigh Whannell (If you loved the horror flick "Saw", thank Whannell--it was one he wrote.) The movie was released into theatres about a month before Covid ended movie going. Just four weeks--the $7 million production had earned $140 million plus.

So, yes. There will be a sequel. And Whannell's got it covered, and Moss likely will be back...

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Raynam
Dec 31, 2020

Sorry this was to long,boring not believable.Elizabeth Moss is much better in Hand Maids Tale.No stars waste of time.

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stevania_k
Dec 20, 2020

The plot is good and unique actually, a complicated situation imposed to a victim by her narcissist OCD psychopath husband. But somehow the pace is slow and the acting isn’t convincing enough.

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