The 6th Day
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In this science-fiction thriller set in the very near future, DNA cloning has been perfected and has become an accepted part of everyday life -- cattle and fish are cloned for sale at the market, genetically engineered fruit and vegetables are found in most family's kitchens (nacho-flavored bananas, anyone?), and if your pet dies, you can even order a cloned replacement. But laws have been passed that strictly forbid the cloning of human beings. However, helicopter pilot Adam Gibson (Arnold Schwarzenegger), who believes people should live and die the old-fashioned way, discovers that… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 41%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The studios should enact their own '6th Day Law' prohibiting the carbon-copy duplication of elements from scenario to scenario."
‑ Robert Cashill, Newsweek
"The best Schwarzenegger movie in years."
‑ Jay Carr, Boston Globe
"patented Schwarzenegger formula movie"
‑ John A. Nesbit, Old School Reviews
"In paying attention to potentially thought-provoking issues, the writers neglect basic storytelling."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"A calculated but winning piece of back-to-basics entertainment... with two Arnolds for the price of one."
‑ Brent Simon, Entertainment Today
"Joins the ever-growing membership of 2000's Gutless Endings Club."
‑ Mark Caro, Chicago Tribune
"A clone itself, borrowing elements from Arnold's Total Recall plus a few ideas from Blade Runner and Face/Off, all of which are much better movies."
‑ Steve Murray, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"A decent movie for teens, if they can endure it."
‑ Randy White, Common Sense Media
"...the Arnie spark just isn't there."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Schwarzenegger keeps the violence to a PG-13 level, though his idea of pacifism is to fire a million laser bolts instead of a million bullets."
‑ Jeffrey Westhoff, Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
"A mostly standard-issue latter-day Arnold Schwarzenegger actioner."
‑ Todd McCarthy, Variety
"A fast-action, well-paced, clever sci-fi thriller that should go far toward erasing the bad aftertaste caused by last year's End Of Days."
‑ Paul Clinton (,
"... 6th Day cannot match Schwzrzenegger's best action efforts, and the harder it tries, the more it sabotages its own best interests ..."
‑ Steve Biodrowski, ESplatter
"...Simply another fiery, loud shoot-em-up with overblown villains, over-the-top heroics, and lapses in simple logic."
‑ John R. McEwen, Film Quips Online
"A sublime premise for a movie turned into an unsurprising Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle."
‑ Jason Clark, Matinee Magazine
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