Len Wiseman's movie may have super-modern special effects and an all-star cast including Colin Farrell, Jessica Biel, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Nighy and Bryan Cranston, but it'll have to pull out all the stops to top Paul Verhoeven and Arnold Schwarzenegger's 1990 classic.
To prove our point, we've dug out our ten favourite scenes to remind people of what the new movie has to compete with.
"Consider that a divorce"
Doug Quaid puts an end to his marriage to Lori (Sharon Stone) with a bloody full stop.
"I got five kids to feed"
Benny (Mel Johnson Jr)'s mutant cab driver explains his actions.
"Be careful, it's my head too"
Hauser tells Quaid to get that remarkably large tracker out of his nose.
Three is a magic number...
The bit everyone down the pub mentions when talking about Total Recall.
"Hah, hah, hah! You think this is the real Quaid? It is."
Is it a hologram? Is it Quaid? These guards find out the hard way.
"Start the reactor"
… free Mars!
Even in the future, technology is less than perfect.
The Simpsons' McBain never delivered a pun as good as this.
"If I'm not me, who the hell am I?"
Quaid has an identity crisis.
"Best mind-flip yet"
A pretty-much spot-on summary of Total Recall.
Total Recall is released on August 3 in the US and August 22 in the UK.