Watch Memoirs of an Invisible Man
- 1 hr 39 min
Memoirs of an Invisible Man from 1992 is a sci-fi comedy film directed by John Carpenter, and starring Chevy Chase, Daryl Hannah, and Sam Neill. The movie is based on the 1987 novel of the same name by H.F. Saint. The plot of the movie revolves around Nick Halloway (Chevy Chase), a stock analyst working in San Francisco, who becomes invisible after a freak accident in his office's laboratory. Initially, Nick tries to come to terms with his newfound invisibility and spends his time experimenting with his abilities, such as walking around naked in the city or playing pranks on his colleagues.
However, things soon take a darker turn when he becomes a target for a secret government agency led by David Jenkins (Sam Neill), who wants to capture him and use his invisibility as a weapon. Jenkins and his team relentlessly chase Nick, who must use his wit and cunning to stay one step ahead of them.
In the midst of all the chaos, Nick meets Alice Monroe (Daryl Hannah), a documentary filmmaker who initially wants to use Nick's invisibility to make a film, but soon becomes his ally when she realizes the danger he is in.
As Nick and Alice team up to evade Jenkins and his team, they start to develop feelings for each other, which adds a romantic subplot to the movie. Meanwhile, Jenkins and his team use high-tech gadgets and equipment to track down Nick, leading to a thrilling climax at the Golden Gate Bridge.
The movie is noteworthy for its innovative special effects, especially the scenes where Nick becomes invisible and reappears. The movie also manages to balance its humor and sci-fi elements without going too over the top.
Chevy Chase delivers a solid performance as Nick, balancing his comedic talents with a more serious tone as the movie progresses. Daryl Hannah is also excellent as Alice, providing the movie with its heart and emotional depth. Sam Neill is convincing as the villain, but his character could have been developed more to make him more intimidating.
Overall, Memoirs of an Invisible Man is an entertaining movie that blends sci-fi, comedy, and romance. It may not be a classic, but it is fun and enjoyable, making it worthy of a watch.
Memoirs of an Invisible Man is a 1992 science fiction movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 39 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.0 and a MetaScore of 48.