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Hollow Man
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Title: Hollow Man
Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
Written by: Gary Scott Thompson; Andrew W. Marlowe
Produced by: Stacy Lumbrezer; Alan Marshall; Marion Rosenberg; Kenneth J. Silverstein; Douglas Wick
Music by: Jerry Goldsmith
Cinematography: Jost Vacano
Edited by: Mark Goldblatt; Ron Vignone; Ian Slater
Distributed by: Columbia Pictures Corporation
Released: August 4th, 2000
Rating: R
Running time: 112 min.
Country: USA/Germany
Language: English
Budget: $95,000,000
Gross: $73,209,340 (US)
$191,200,000 (Worldwide)
Next: Hollow Man II (2006)

Hollow Man is an American/German science fiction horror film and psychological thriller. It was directed by Dutch film director Paul Verhoeven and written by Gary Scott Thompson and Andrew W. Marlowe. It was produced by Columbia Pictures and released theatrically in the United States on August 4th, 2000. The movie stars Kevin Bacon as egotistical scientist Sebastian Caine, who develops a process by which to turn himself invisible. Gifted with this newfound liberation, Caine takes every opportunity to experience life without consequence, but the process has a deadly side-effect and he devolves into a rampaging killer.

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  • Copyright holder: © 2000, Global Entertainment Productions GmbH & Co. Movie KG.
  • Hollow Man is loosely based on The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells, which was first adpated into film by director James Whale in 1933.
  • The tagline to this film is "Think you're alone? Think again".
  • Released in Germany under the title Unsichtbare Gefahr .
  • The theatrical release of Hollow Man had a running time of 112 minutes. The Director's Cut had a running time of 119 minutes. The additional seven minutes includes a prolonged rape scene, as well as various extended scenes. The extended scenes were edited by Ron Vignone.
  • Hollow Man was featured in "HBO First Look: Hollow Man - Anatomy of a Thriller" in 2000.
  • The scene with the descending elevator was edited into Saw II in 2009.
  • The main setting for this film is Washington, D.C., in the District of Columbia.

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