Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale. Written by Sherilyn Connelly.

Title: Total Recall
Date: 1990

Vitals: A victim of memory-imlant technology gone awry, Schwarzenegger discovers that he may be a secret agent from Mars - or he may be. He kills a lot of people on Earth, then goes to Mars and kills a lot of people there, too. And it's all totally awesome.

Famous names: Inspired by a Philip K. Dick story and directed by Paul Verhoeven; during the mid-80s, David Cronenberg (yay!) was attached to direct what would have likely been a much more faithful adaptation.


Crunchy goodness: 4

Memorable product tie-in: The Nintendo game based on the movie frequently appears on "Worst Game Ever" lists.

Sights you'll never unsee: Schwarzenegger pulling a glowing golf ball out of his nose.

Life lesson: Get your ass to Mars.

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