Paycheck Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 15277

Average Rating: 2.1/4

# of Ratings: 114

Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2003

Language: English

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: John Woo

Actors: Ben Affleck, Uma Thurman, Aaron Eckhart, Paul Giamatti, Kathryn Morris, Colm Feore

Plot: An engineer accepts millions of dollars for doing projects he remembers nothing about because part of the plan is to erase his memory so that he has no prior knowledge of what he just did.

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Rating of
2/4

Indyfreak - wrote on 07/06/2019

John Woo is a talented action director. But here it almost seems like he wanted to be Michael Bay for a day. The setpieces aren't very memorable and the plot is a prepackaged pile of genre cliches. Granted, the parts where Affleck's character has to sit down and think about his own memory do have a slight charm to them. Uma Thurman is bland as the love interest while Aaron Eckhart yucks it up as the villain. It's best thought of as a lowrent mix between Total Recall and Minority Report.

Rating of
1.5/4

Yojimbo - wrote on 10/20/2012

Let's see. You take a portion of Total Recall and a touch of Terminator 2, add a soupcon of Memento, simmer for 90 minutes and you get...a really lame rip off of Minority Report. At end of the day, it's impossible to care about two characters you know absolutely nothing about, apart from they're supposed to be "the good guys". Especially if one of them's Ben Affleck.

Rating of
2/4

Snoogans - wrote on 11/14/2011

High concept sci-fi film that contains a good amount of action. Not very deep, but still provides some average entertainment.

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