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Total Recall is a scifi film, first released in 1990 and remade in 2012. A man with implanted memories believes he is a secret agent on the run.

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Why is Melina in the database at Rekall?

Melina moonlights as a model? Why is she in the database?
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What happened to the missing Martians from the 1990 movie Total Recall?

What happened to the missing Martians from the 1990 movie Total Recall? I'm not asking about the newer remake, as it deviates greatly from the Schwarzenegger film. Does the answer lie in the Phillip ...
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Why was film's setting changed from Mars to Earth in the remake?

In the first movie (1990), Douglas Quaid dreams of Mars and a big part of the story takes place on Mars. Even the Philip K Dick story We Can Remember It for You Wholesale is based on Mars. But in 2012 ...
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Hauser's Mission

If Hauser's memory was wiped and he was never supposed to go to Rekall, what was his mission supposed to be? It seems that if not for him going to Rekall without anyone knowing he would have just live ...
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Mars' moons sizes in Total Recall (1990)

In the first sequence of Total Recall (1990) we see a shot of the two Mars moons (Phobos and Deimos) in the horizon. Is this the correct moon sizes for an observer in the surface of Mars? Shouldn't ...
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In Total Recall 2012, how could they build that rail system with so few people left on Earth?

Let's assume between the two regions there are 250,000,000 people between the two sites with a smattering of robotic help, (robots were used primarily for security/police services). The tube could ...
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Did Total Recall take place as the induced dream Douglas chose or as a real event in the movie?

Douglas goes out of consciousness; and as soon as he does, the movie picks up as if he's really an agent and needs to save Mars. Another way to take it — is that the whole thing really happened as a ...
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Who first implemented the three-breasted character?

I am trying to figure out who implemented the first three-breasted character, as seen in Total Recall (1990). I know someone who says there was such a character in the original Battlestar Galactica ...
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Would an unprotected human exposed to the Martian atmosphere be able to recover?

In Total Recall, Arnolds character is exposed to the Martian atmosphere without a spacesuit and recovers. It seems unlikely that anyone could survive, not even Arnold. How long could an unprotected ...
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What was the mineral turbinium being used for?

In the movie Total Recall humans are on Mars mining the exotic mineral turbinium. Was it ever explained in canon what this mineral was being used for?
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Wasn't there going to be a different ending to Total Recall originally?

I once heard that Total Recall was going to have a different ending in which the lead character awoke - the whole story was not real but created by Rekall. Is that correct?