Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict enormous pain/damage on their victims. Doctor Paul Ruth finds a scanner that Revok hasn't, and converts him to their cause - to destroy the underground movement.

  1. David Cronenberg

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Stephen Lack

    Stephen Lack

    Cameron Vale

  2. Jennifer O'Neill

    Jennifer O'Neill

    Kim Obrist

  3. Michael Ironside

    Michael Ironside

    Darryl Revok

  4. Patrick McGoohan

    Patrick McGoohan

    Dr. Paul Ruth

  5. Lawrence Dane

    Lawrence Dane

    Braedon Keller

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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 14, 1981


    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 $4,100,000.00

Revenue $14,225,876.00

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