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Vincent is an outsider, meaning that his birth was natural making him 'In-valid'. The world in which he lives is ruled by 'designer people' - that is, people forged in test tubes. Deterimined to break out of his dreams, Vincent meets Jerome (Jude Law), a 'Valid' willing him to sell his prime genetic material for cash.

Using Jerome's blood, urine, skin and hair samples, Vincent ia able to forge a new identity and pursue his goal of a mission to space with the Gattaca Aerospace Corporation, and enjoy a blossoming romance with Irene (Uma Thurman), another 'Valid'. However, a week before his flight, a Gattaca mission director is brutally murdered and Vincent finds himself pursued by a relentless investigator (Alan Arkin) threatening to expose his counterfeit life and reveal him as 'Invalid', ending his dreams forever...

British release date: March 20, 1998
Us release date: October 24, 1997

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Main Cast

  • Vincent Freeman
  • Irene Cassini
  • Director Josef
  • Dr. Lamar
  • Marie Freeman
  • Antonio Freeman
  • Delivery Nurse
  • Head Nurse
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Geneticist
  • Vincent Freeman - Boy
  • Anton Freeman - Boy
  • Vincent Freeman - Teen
  • Anton Freeman - Teen
  • Personnel Officer


$36 000 000

Also Known As

  • The Eighth Day (us)

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