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7 March 1980 (USA) See more »
In a future society based on pleasure without moral worries, love is prohibited but casual sex, now called 'engaging'... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more »
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  (in credits order)

Julie Cobb ... Linda Lysenko

Bud Cort ... Bernard Marx

Keir Dullea ... Thomas Grambell

Ron O'Neal ... Mustapha Mond

Marcia Strassman ... Lenina Disney
Kristoffer Tabori ... John Savage

Dick Anthony Williams ... Helmholz Watson
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jonelle Allen ... Fanny Crowne

Jeannetta Arnette ... Dwightina

Casey Biggs ... Beta lighthouse guard

Reb Brown ... Henry
Tara Buckman ... Alpha Teacher
Nigel Bullard ... Plant Manager
Shane Butterworth
Lee Chamberlin ... Head Nanny Nurse
Sam Chew Jr. ... Chief Dispenser
Beatrice Colen ... Gamma Female

Patrick Cronin ... Gamma Male

Valerie Curtin ... Chief Warden Stelina Shell

Jeff Doucette ... Cosmetization Technician
Peter Elbling ... Darwin Bonaparte
Marneen Fields ... Futuristic Factory Worker

Leslie Hoffman ... Soma Taker
Aron Kincaid ... J. Edgar Millhouse

Susan Krebs ... Anita Shapely
Carole Mallory ... Miss Trotsky
Tricia O'Neil ... Maoina Krupps

Victoria Racimo ... Beta Teacher

Dee Dee Rescher ... Neighbor Woman
Murray Salem ... Chief Engineer
Delia Salvi ... High Priestess
Delos V. Smith Jr.

Directed by
Burt Brinckerhoff 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Doran William Cannon  adaptation
Aldous Huxley  novel
Robert E. Thompson 

Produced by
Jacqueline Babbin .... producer
Milton Sperling .... executive producer
Original Music by
Paul Chihara 
Cinematography by
Harry L. Wolf 
Film Editing by
James T. Heckert 
Art Direction by
Tom H. John 
Set Decoration by
Mary Ann Biddle 
Sound Department
James LaRue .... sound mixer
Barbara Barnett .... stunts
Gregory J. Barnett .... stunt coordinator
Jean Coulter .... stunts
Leslie Hoffman .... stunts
Larry Holt .... stunts
Frank James Sparks .... stunt performer
Jesse Wayne .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
David Morton .... rigging gaffer

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USA:180 min (including commercials)
Color (Technicolor)
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Lenina Disney:Just take me, oh please, take me. Oh please make me quake, I'll set my dial - so you can drive me wild. Oh hug me, hug me - 'till you drug me. Give me a kiss - that's full of bliss.See more »
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This is the worst adapation of a book ever made., 20 June 2001
Author: Josie from IL, USA

Aldous Huxley would be ENRAGED that his WONDERFUL literary work has been defiled in such a manner. This is a disgrace. A horrible mini series and is the worst adapation of a book I have ever seen!!!

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