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Paycheck (short story)

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Paycheck is a short story by science fiction writer Philip K. Dick, involving an engineer, who, after working two years on a secret project, had those two years erased from his memory.

In 2003, it was adapted as a motion picture by director John Woo, starring Ben Affleck, Uma Thurman and Aaron Eckhart. Panned by critics and largely ignored by the viewing public, the movie was seen mostly as a vehicle for Affleck. Some critics called this one of Woo's worst films, possibly because he downplayed many of the story's science fiction elements for transition to the film.

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