The good news is, Arnold Schwarzenegger's commitment probably got this ambitious sci-fi thriller made. The bad news is, it would have been better without him. In the near future, dead pets can be cloned at RePet shops, virtual girlfriends offer the fun
of real women without the upkeep and kids clamor for interactive playthings like SimPal Cindy. "Don't you have real friends?" old-fashioned dad Adam Gibson (Schwarzenegger) asks his little girl. "Yes, and they all have SimPals," she replies pertly. Gibson and best friend Hank (Michael Rapaport)
run a helicopter service catering to the filthy rich, and their newest client is billionaire Michael Drucker (Tony Goldwyn) ...