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The Power (1968)

Unrated | | Thriller, Sci-Fi | 21 February 1968 (USA)
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 how to stop them.

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Cast

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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
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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
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Mrs. Van Zandt
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Mrs. Hallson
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Mr. Hallson
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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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Drives men to madness and murder! When it reaches out for YOU you'll never stop screaming! See more »

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Thriller | Sci-Fi

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21 February 1968 (USA)  »

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Aivojen sota  »

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George Hamilton has a bare-chest scene in this movie. See more »

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When Tanner is being bombarded on the firing range, the aircraft shown change from F-104 Starfighters, to a F-100 Super Sabre, to (apparently) an F-86 Sabre. See more »

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Professor Jim Tanner: They say that power corrupts - and that absolute power - I wonder...
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Referenced in FantastiCozzi (2016) See more »

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Grover's Rock
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Music by Harold Gelman
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Excellent story of PSI, not only because of special FX
5 January 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

George Pal proved his feeling for good stories one more time after having produced "the time machine" and "Dr. Lao". An intelligent story about the fight between two para-psychological persons, one you don't know and the other not knowing being one. Superb cast, some not important "mistakies", but brilliant tricks and a high quality of suspense make this film a must for every science fiction fan and also for those being interested in "guess who it is" - criminal stories. I can imagine well that some people cannot agree with this comment because the story implicates a lot of knowing about para-psychological phenomenas to construct the logic of the plot, but surely it is well worth it.


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