An anthropologist is brought to an arctic base when explorers discover the body of a prehistoric man who has been frozen in a block of ice for 40,000 years. After thawing the body to perform an autopsy, scientists discover to their amazement a real possibility to revive him and their attempt to resuscitate the "iceman" proves successful.

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  1. John Drimmer

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Fred Schepisi


  3. Chip Proser


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  1. Timothy Hutton

    Timothy Hutton

    Doctor Stanley Shephard

  2. Lindsay Crouse

    Lindsay Crouse

    Dr. Diane Brady

  3. John Lone

    John Lone

    Charlie, the Iceman

  4. David Strathairn

    David Strathairn

    Dr. Singe

  5. Danny Glover

    Danny Glover


  6. James Tolkan

    James Tolkan


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • April 13, 1984
    PG, Theatrical



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