An 1992 sci-fi film directed by Geoff Murphy, starring Emilio Estevez as Alex, Music/MickJagger as Vacendak, Creator/AnthonyHopkins as [=McCandless=], and Creator/ReneRusso as TheChick. The film is a [[{{Dystopia}} dystopic]] CyberPunk film supposedly based on ''Immortality Inc.'' by Creator/RobertSheckley.

The plot revolves around Alex Furlong, a race-car driver in 1991 who, seconds before a horrific car crash that would kill him instantly, is transported to the far-flung and horrifically {{Dystopian}} CyberPunk PollutedWasteland future of... umm, [[{{Zeerust}} New]] [[SocietyMarchesOn York]] [[TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture 2009]], where he discovers his body is to be harvested to ensure the survival of dying billionaire Ian [=McCandless=], and must evade [=McCandless=]' mercenaries led by Vacendak.

!!Provides examples of:

* AcousticLicense: Alex's drunken ranting is overheard by a news crew from across the floor of a nightclub with pounding music. They then interview him at the bar with no problem.
* ChaseScene: A car chase is had with Vacendak trying to capture Alex.
* ChurchMilitant: The sweary, blasphemous nun [[FanNickname nicknamed]] Sister Mary Shotgun. Played by [[Film/PulpFiction Amanda Plummer]].
* FanserviceExtra: A girl walks by in a bar whose "shirt" consists of a few small tattoos.
* GrandTheftMe: [=McCandless=] has Alex kidnapped for this purpose.
* ILied: Delivered with scene-chewing glee by Mick Jagger.
* IWantMyJetPack: The setting is the far-off time of 2009.
* InsideAComputerSystem: Rich dead people's death is postponed for three days by planting their consciousness into "The Spiritual Switchboard".
* MercyLead: Vacendak gives Alex a five minute start when he saves Vacendak's life.
* NeverFoundTheBody: Alex's status when he is taken from the past, much to his manager Carter's dismay as he couldn't collect the life insurance on him.
* NobleDemon: Vacendak.
* OneBulletLeft: When Alex and Julie realize that Michelette's men are going to kill them when their elevator arrives at the lobby, Alex notes that he has only one bullet. He then jokes that their killers [[OneHitPolykill might get into a line]].
* ShowingOffTheNewBody: When [[spoiler:[=McCandless'=] mind is downloaded into Alex Furlong's body.]] [[spoiler:Though Alex is just faking it.]]
* TakingYouWithMe: Fatally wounded Boone blows himself up, taking several mercenaries with him.
* TimeTravelEscape: Alex is taken from the timestream moments before his historical death in a horrific car crash, so no one would miss him. Of course, Alex is hardly being "rescued" so much as "harvested", but the net result is the same.
* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: While the movie tries to keep [=McCandless=]'s villainy as a surprise, the trailers reject that notion.
* TurnTheOtherCheek: "The Good Lord always says to turn the other cheek." [[spoiler:*GroinAttack* "But he never had to deal with dickheads like you."]]
* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: Funnily enough, 2009 looks far more like TheEighties than the turn of the millennium. Particularly when looking at the hairdos of the extras.
* WantedPoster: Inevitably, a gigantic electronic one on the side of a skyscraper.
* WeWillHaveEuthanasiaInTheFuture: An advertisement for Dial A Suicide can be seen at one stage.
* WisdomFromTheGutter: Alex gets a pep talk from a homeless bum after his dive in the river.