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Looker (1981)

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Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dr. Larry Roberts
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Jennifer Long
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Lieutenant Masters
Tim Rossovich ...
Moustache Man
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Dr. Jim Belfield
Kathryn Witt ...
Tina Cassidy
Terri Welles ...
Lisa Convey
Michael Hawkins ...
Senator Robert Harrison (as Michael Gainsborough)
Ashley Cox ...
Candy
Donna Kei Benz ...
Ellen (as Donna Benz)
Catherine Parks ...
Jan
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Commercial Director
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Cindy's Mother
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Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts killing his beautiful patients, Dr. Roberts becomes suspicious and starts investigating. What he uncovers are the mysterious - and perhaps murderous - activities of a high-tech computer company called Digital Matrix. Written by alfiehitchie

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If Looks Could Kill...

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30 October 1981 (USA)  »

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As Belas São Assassinadas  »

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This Michael Crichton film was written directly for the screen by the writer-director and was not based on one of his novels. See more »

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Lieutenant Masters arrives on the scene where the model has fallen from the balcony. His car's tire squall to a halt yet we see that has car pulls to normal stop. See more »

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John Reston: Television can control public opinion more effectively than armies of secret police, because television is entirely voluntary. The American government forces our children to attend school, but nobody forces them to watch T.V. Americans of all ages *submit* to television. Television is the American ideal. Persuasion without coercion. Nobody makes us watch. Who could have predicted that a *free* people would voluntarily spend one fifth of their lives sitting in front of a *box* with pictures? ...
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"Flute Concerto, Op.10, No.2, RV439, La notte) (uncredited)
Composed by Antonio Vivaldi
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The Movie Looker Is Worth A Look!

The movie Looker is worth a look in my humble opinion. I read the reviews and I was surprised at the results.I think that Looker is a terrific movie.It has everything that you could want in a movie, strictly for entertainment value.You can sit down, relax,and just escape into a good science fiction thriller.The movie is campy and cheesy in some parts, but that is what makes the Looker fun. The soundtrack is great.I love the music and songs in this movie.Looker has a wonderful high tech glossy value to it.This movie has a knock out cast. James Coburn,Albert Finney,Dorian Harewood, Leigh Taylor-Young, and Susan Dey did a wonderful job.Albert Finney and James Coburn are good in just about every movie that they make.I highly recommend this movie to lovers of science fiction.


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