The Dead Zone



Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the past, present and future life of anyone with whom he comes into physical contact.

  1. Stephen King


  2. Jeffrey Boam


  3. David Cronenberg


Top Billed Cast

  1. Christopher Walken

    Christopher Walken

    Johnny Smith

  2. Brooke Adams

    Brooke Adams

    Sarah Bracknell

  3. Tom Skerritt

    Tom Skerritt

    Sheriff George Bannerman

  4. Martin Sheen

    Martin Sheen

    Greg Stillson

  5. Herbert Lom

    Herbert Lom

    Dr. Sam Weizak

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The Dead Zone
The Dead Zone



Status Released

Release Information

  • October 21, 1983


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget $10,000,000.00

Revenue $20,766,616.00

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