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The Power (1968)

Unrated  |   |  Thriller, Sci-Fi  |  21 February 1968 (USA)
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One by one members of a special project team are being killed by telekinesis - the ability to move things with the power of the mind alone. The race is to determine which of the remaining team members is the murderer and to stop them.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Prof. Jim Tanner
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Prof. Margery Lansing
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Prof. Norman E. Van Zandt
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Mrs. Sally Hallson
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Prof. Talbot Scott aka Scotty
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Mark Corlane
Ken Murray ...
Grover
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Flora
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Prof. Henry Hallson
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Prof. Carl Melnicker
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Bruce
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Arthur Nordlund
Miiko Taka ...
Mrs. Van Zandt
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Mrs. Hallson
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Mr. Hallson
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Storyline

Contains spoilers: A man slowly realizes two things: that he has telekinesis - the power to move things with the power of his mind alone - and that another man who shares this power wants to kill him. Written by Brenda Holloway <brendah@pdsc.com>

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YOU feel it until you can't feel anything at all! See more »

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Thriller | Sci-Fi

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21 February 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aivojen sota  »

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Trivia

Miklos Rozsa's score is one of the few movie scores to make extensive use of the cimbalom. See more »

Goofs

During Tanner's high speed jeep ride into the desert the tires squeal even though they're traveling on sand. See more »

Quotes

Professor Jim Tanner: They say that power corrupts - and that absolute power - I wonder...
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Connections

Referenced in The King of the Duplicators (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

String Quartet No.1: Andante Cantabile
(uncredited)
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Utterly intriguing sci-fi suspense thriller with exceptional cast.
9 June 2000 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

One of those "made for TV" movies (1968) I find unforgettable. A real "10." Have been able to catch it maybe three times through the years and it has held up beautifully. What a cast! It's thoroughly enjoyable, intelligent, believable in its concept, with exceptional special effects for its time -- altho they are few and far between (as it should be in all great film). A real thriller. George, if you're out there, get me a video copy -- PLEASE!


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