Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fiedler, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the power of telekinesis, which he uses not only to win her back, but to gain a little revenge.
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One man's quiet suburban life takes a sickening lurch for the worse when a young couple move into the deserted house next door. From the word go it is obvious these are not the quiet professional types who *should* be living in such a nice street. As more and more unbelievable events unfold, our hero starts to question his own sanity... and those of his family. Written by
The film was profitable because the studio decided to release the film in the largest number of theaters possible during the end of the year holiday season before the reviews and word of mouth spread to damage the film. See more »
After Vic's dog Baby is heard barking in Enid and Earl's bedroom, we never hear or see the dog again, even after Vic, Ramona and Earl leave Bird Street. See more »
I was real friendly with a boy named Earl once - well, twice really.
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I have no hesitation in recommending this to any viewer with a warped, dysfunctional, black sense of humor. It is absolutely brilliant.
A cruel, mean-spirited world view is loose in this classic, a relentless assault on one man's senses that marked John Belushi's final screen appearance... and what a way to exit! Ackroyd, Belushi's new neighbor, begins to harass and take advantage of Belushi's goodwill just hours after he has moved in. Cathy Moriarty, as Ackroyd's tempestuous wife, is a revelation as she toys with Belushi's raw emotions.
Director John Avildsen chose to shoot this comedy like a sitcom and his choice proves to be the correct one.
It's brilliance on a stick for specialized tastes.
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