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Looker (1981)

PG  |   |  Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  30 October 1981 (USA)
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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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Dr. Larry Roberts
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Jennifer Long
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Lieutenant Masters
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Moustache Man
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Dr. Jim Belfield
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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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The piece of Western classical music selected by plastic surgeon Dr. Larry Roberts (Albert Finney) was the Flute Concerto in G-Minor, Op. 10, No 2, RV439, la notte IV: allegro by Antonio Vivaldi. See more »

Goofs

At the conference near the end, when Dr. Larry Roberts is disguised as a security guard, during several sequences getting in and out of elevators the wound on the side of his mouth disappears and reappears. 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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HIGH WIRE
Music and Lyrics by Barry De Vorzon (as Barry DeVorzon) and Mike Towers (as Michael Towers)
Performed by Sue Saad
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High tech for 1981
8 June 2003 | by (Atlanta) – See all my reviews

It seems that people watch this movie only to give it a below par ratings. Well I liked this picture and the three others that were with me also liked it too. For 1981 I would consider it pretty high tech but for today a little dated, but when I watch any movie I always want to know when it was made so I won't judge it by contemporary standards. We all liked it and I will give it a solid 8/10.


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