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The Boys from Brazil (movie)

The Boys from Brazil was a 1978 thriller science fiction movie directed by Franklin J. Schaffer. The movie is loosely based on the novel 'The Boys from Brazil' by Ira Levin.

The cast included, amongst others, Sir Laurence Olivier, Gregory Peck and James Mason.


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In the movie, a scientist clones Adolf Hitler several times over and attempts to have the boys each undergo the same childhood experiences that Hitler did.


The movie is particularly notable for its musical soundtrack by Jerry Goldsmith.

Other science fiction movies which deal with the subject of cloning include Multiplicity and Gattaca.

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