1990 American science fiction action
Stars Arnold Schwarzenegger & Sharon Stone
Bbased on the Philip K. Dick story "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale"
Directed by Paul Verhoeven
Written by Ronald Shusett, Dan O’Bannon, Jon Povill, & Gary Goldman
Won Special Achievement Academy Award for its visual effects.
Plot: concerns an apparently unsophisticated construction worker, Douglas Quaid (Schwarzenegger), who turns out to be a freedom fighter from Mars who has been relocated to Earth. His attempts to restore order, and reverse the corrupt influence of commercial powers. Despite multiple challenges, not least from his own wife on Earth & the multiple self-doubts with which he is presented, Quaid conquers the corruption & restores Mars to a viable community.
Special effects were great! great story, fun characters ACTION ACTION ACTION! love it!