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* PunchClockVillain: At the end, [[spoiler: when Vacendak realizes his boss [=McCandless=] failed to transfer his mind to Alex's body and is therefore truly dead, he's content to let Alex take over [=McCandless=]'s life.]]

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* PunchClockVillain: At the end, [[spoiler: when Vacendak realizes his boss [=McCandless=] failed to transfer his mind to Alex's body and is therefore truly dead, he's the mercenary is content to let Alex take over [=McCandless=]'s life.]]

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* PunchClockVillain: At the end, [[spoiler: when Vacendak realizes his boss [=McCandless=] failed to transfer his mind to Alex's body and is therefore truly dead, he's content to let Alex take over [=McCandless=]'s life.]]


* ArtificialAfterlife: The "Spiritual Switchboard" is a computer system that allows the rich to maintain their minds alive after death. The catch is that the system can only support them for a few days at most, so these rich men are turning to pulling a GrandTheftMe and putting their minds into new bodies.

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* ArtificialAfterlife: The "Spiritual Switchboard" is a computer system that allows the rich to maintain keep their minds alive after death. The catch is that the system can only support them for a few days at most, so these rich men are turning to pulling a GrandTheftMe and putting their minds into new bodies.

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* LetOffByTheDetective: After the film’s climax, [[spoiler:Vacendak reveals that he was fully aware of Furlong’s deception attempt]].


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.

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

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* CrapsackWorld: Pure 1980s cyberpunk-style hyper-polluted, drug-filled and super-tech-used-for-evil world. As one of Alex's friends tells him while explaining the whole "freejack" thing, the reason why rich people pluck victims out of the past and not just nab someone in the present for their GrandTheftMe scheme is because ''everybody's'' bodies are too screwed up in 2009.


-->Alex: How'm I doing?
-->Vacendak: *Looking back* Not bad.

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-->Alex: -->'''Alex:''' How'm I doing?
-->Vacendak: -->'''Vacendak:''' *Looking back* Not bad.

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* BadassDriver: Alex's skills as a race car driver come in handy in a major car chase scene in the middle act, with him managing to outrace several of Vacendak's squad's pursuit vehicles with a wine transport truck.

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* BottomlessMagazines: Averted. We never see Alex reload the futuristic Glock he's given earlier in the film, but by the climax he checks how many bullets he has left and discovers there's only one round remaining.

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* MayDecemberRomance: Alex and Julie. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in how Julie has aged between 1991 and 2009.

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* VillainRespect: After Alex [[spoiler:successfully outmaneuvers Vacendak's mercenaries in their specialized vehicles, while driving a wine truck]], he and Vacendak have this exchange:
-->Alex: How'm I doing?
-->Vacendak: *Looking back* Not bad.


* ArtificialAfterlife: The Spiritual Switchboard" is a computer system that allows the rich to maintain their minds alive after death. The catch is that the system can only support them for a few days at most, so these rich men are turning to pulling a GrandTheftMe and putting their minds into new bodies.

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* ArtificialAfterlife: The Spiritual "Spiritual Switchboard" is a computer system that allows the rich to maintain their minds alive after death. The catch is that the system can only support them for a few days at most, so these rich men are turning to pulling a GrandTheftMe and putting their minds into new bodies.

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* ArtificialAfterlife: The Spiritual Switchboard" is a computer system that allows the rich to maintain their minds alive after death. The catch is that the system can only support them for a few days at most, so these rich men are turning to pulling a GrandTheftMe and putting their minds into new bodies.


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

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


* MissingTrailerScene: The trailer features alternative takes, including one where Alex and Julie ''don't'' realize that Michelette's men are going to shoot them when their elevator arrives into the lobby.

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