R | | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.
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9 | So you're telling me those people in the mental institution are... crazy?
Just kidding, I rented 12 Monkeys the other day because I am a huge Bruce Willis fan and I heard some things about the ...
In the future scene where Cole is in a hospital with a picture on the ceiling, the blankets on his bed feature a scene from the children's book Fourteen Bears In Summer And Winter by Evelyn Scott written in 1963.
Jose - psst! Jose, what's going on?
Jose: Bad news, man
James Cole: Volunteers?
Jose: Yeah. And they said your name.
Jose: Hey, maybe they'll give you a pardon, man.
James Cole: Yeah, that's why none of the volunteers come back. They all get a pardon.
Young James Cole has a scar that runs horizontally almost the entire length. The adult James has no such scar. Some scars acquired as a child may disappear later in life. I had a scar at age 17 and now at 62 is gone. Another scar acquired at age 11 was originally about 3 inches long but is now only about 3/4" long. The section that remains was the most significant part of the injury.
The symbol of the 12 Monkeys provides the backdrop for the opening and closing credits.
$14,200,000 (USA) (7 January 1996)
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