PG-13 | | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.
End credits - The letters G A T C that appear in blue in the end credits also spell Gattaca.
You keep your work station so clean, Jerome.
Vincent: It's next to godliness. Isn't that what they say?
Director Josef: Godliness. I reviewed your flight plan. Not one error in a million keystrokes. Phenomenal. It's right that someone like you is taking us to Titan.
Vincent: Has the ...
Supposedly the mission to Saturn's moon Titan is possible only once every 70 years. Maybe inspired by the Grand Tour program, possible only every 175 years. But that was to visit all four giant planets. Just going to Saturn, there are many more possibilities.
All instances of the letters A, C, G, and T (representing the four nucleotides of DNA -- see trivia entry) are emphasized in almost all names of people and companies credited in the film. These letters appear in a different typeface from the rest of the name; also, in the opening credits they appear onscreen a little before the rest of the name, while in the closing credits they appear in blue instead of white.
The DVD contains deleted footage not included in the the theatrical release:
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