Johnny Mnemonic

Synopsis: In 2021, the whole world is connected by the gigantic Internet, and almost a half of the population is suffering from the Nerve Attenuation Syndrome (NAS).Johnny with an inplanted memory chip in his brain was ordered to transport the over loaded information from Beijing to Newark. While Pharmakom Industries supported by yakuza tries to capture him to get the informaiton back, the Low-tech group led by J-Bone tries to break the missing code to download the cure of NAS which Johnny carries.
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Robert Longo
Production: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  2 wins & 3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
96 min

for PharmaKominat Industries|of Zurich.

Our operation in Beijing|met with limited success.

The PharmaKom traitors are dead.

The courier, however,|escaped with the data.

He's on his way here,|to Newark.

I didn't want to disturb you|in your grief.

It must be very difficult|to lose an only child.

I can't say.

I'm to recover the head|of the mnemonic courier...

cryogenically preserved.

The traitors wiped|the PharmaKom mainframe.

If we lose the courier...

they've lost the data forever.

If the courier is in Newark...

it's my responsibility.

You have part of the courier's...

download code.

Just what's the deal here?

Johnny boy, my ass.|What's the fucking score here?

I'm way overloaded, man.

You would not believe how much.

You told me you got upgraded.

Yeah, I did.|I got the goods.

I want them out of my head.|Did they get the code out?

Don't worry.|They said they can extract.


What's going on, Ralfi?|This feels like a blown deal, man.

You say you have to get|the data out.

They are the only ones who can do it.|There's no other choice.

Trust me. I will tell the driver|where to take you.

Spider, I need to get some work.

About these episodes|you've been having.

I want to get you back to the shop|for some tests.

Hey, are you listening?

No more playing doctor,|remember?

That's not what I meant.


They must be the oldest bodyguards|in town.

I'm twice as fast as they are.

I'm worried about|your nervous system!

Especially it you continue|being a bodyguard.

Get out of here, bitch.

Take it easy.

Your hired muscle's|aging on you, Ralfi.

I could've done you.

Time you hired|some young and fast.

You mean like you?

You're the best agent|for bodyguards in town.

I'm the fastest,|now Spider's jacked my system.

Hold out your hand.

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William Gibson

William Ford Gibson (born March 17, 1948) is an American-Canadian speculative fiction writer and essayist widely credited with pioneering the science fiction subgenre known as cyberpunk. Beginning his writing career in the late 1970s, his early works were noir, near-future stories that explored the effects of technology, cybernetics, and computer networks on humans—a "combination of lowlife and high tech"—and helped to create an iconography for the information age before the ubiquity of the Internet in the 1990s. Gibson notably coined the term "cyberspace" in his short story "Burning Chrome" (1982) and later popularized the concept in his acclaimed debut novel Neuromancer (1984). These early works have been credited with "renovating" science fiction literature. After expanding on Neuromancer with two more novels to complete the dystopic Sprawl trilogy, Gibson collaborated with Bruce Sterling on the alternate history novel The Difference Engine (1990), which became an important work of the science fiction subgenre steampunk. In the 1990s, Gibson composed the Bridge trilogy of novels, which explored the sociological developments of near-future urban environments, postindustrial society, and late capitalism. Following the turn of the century and the events of 9/11, Gibson emerged with a string of increasingly realist novels—Pattern Recognition (2003), Spook Country (2007), and Zero History (2010)—set in a roughly contemporary world. These works saw his name reach mainstream bestseller lists for the first time. His more recent novel, The Peripheral (2014), returned to a more overt engagement with technology and recognizable science fiction concerns. In 1999, The Guardian described Gibson as "probably the most important novelist of the past two decades," while the Sydney Morning Herald called him the "noir prophet" of cyberpunk. Throughout his career, Gibson has written more than 20 short stories and 10 critically acclaimed novels (one in collaboration), contributed articles to several major publications, and collaborated extensively with performance artists, filmmakers, and musicians. His work has been cited as an influence across a variety of disciplines spanning academia, design, film, literature, music, cyberculture, and technology. more…

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