Hollow Man
Hollow Man (2000)

At a top-secret military lab, a group of brilliant young scientists have just unlocked the secret of invisibility. The team's arrogant leader, Sebastian Caine, ignores the risks and decides to test the dangerous procedure on himself-… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 4, 2000
DVD Release Date: May 8, 2001
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Critic Score: 27% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Despite awesome special effects, Hollow Man falls short of other films directed by Paul Verhoeven. This flick over time degenerates into a typical horror film.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It brings nothing to the party except the most simplistic elements.

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Mark Caro
Chicago Tribune

Hollow Man is hollow is because there's a void where its imagination should be.

Angie Errigo
Radio Times

Challenged for much of a story, the film resorts to turning Bacon's laboratory into a haunted house, from where the see-through psychopath traps his colleagues to dispose of them one by one.

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Jay Carr
Boston Globe

If not for cable and video, Hollow Man would've been an invisible film.

Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Hollow Man was met by hollow laughter from mocking audience members.

Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

His habit of sneaking up and molesting women is disturbing, but other than that there's nothing frightening about an invisible man.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

Verhoeven sets up and then fails to deliver lavish satirical ways of having fun with invisibility.

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Robert Horton

As Hollow Man scrambles toward its conclusion, the dialogue founders and logic retreats.

M. Faust
Common Sense Media

Even for mature viewers, this is a flop.

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More reviews for Hollow Man

Flixster Audience Score: 27% Flixster User Reviews
Chris Weber
Superb visual effects highlight Paul Verhoeven's slick, modern, and really violent retelling of The Invisible Man. Kevin Bacon stars as Sebastian Caine- a… More
Dead Angel
So so.
Alex roy
Interesting concept by director Paul Verhoeven, Hollow Man is an intense Sci Fi horror film with a good cast of actors. The special effects are well done,… More
Conner Rainwater
Very bizarre take on The Invisible Man. To see him as a pervert is something new and unexpected. It has a lot of the same humor as Paul Verhoeven's other… More
Gregory Dark
Kevin Bacon starred with Kevin Costner in JFK (1991)...who was one of the star cast members in 3000 Miles to Graceland with Courtney Cox...who used to attend… More
Wahida K
Great Suspense.