IMDb > The Lawnmower Man (1992)
The Lawnmower Man
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

The Lawnmower Man (1992) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 37 | slideshow) Videos (see all 3)
The Lawnmower Man -- A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.
The Lawnmower Man -- hv post

Overview

User Rating:
5.3/10   24,374 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 1% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writers:
Stephen King (title only) (credit removed following lawsuit)
Brett Leonard (screenplay) ...
(more)
Contact:
View company contact information for The Lawnmower Man on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
6 March 1992 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
God made him simple. Science made him a god.
Plot:
A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Value this movie as you live in early 90's See more (90 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Jeff Fahey ... Jobe Smith

Pierce Brosnan ... Dr. Lawrence Angelo

Jenny Wright ... Marnie Burke
Mark Bringelson ... Sebastian Timms

Geoffrey Lewis ... Terry McKeen
Jeremy Slate ... Father Francis McKeen

Dean Norris ... The Director
Colleen Coffey ... Caroline Angelo
Jim Landis ... Ed Walts

Troy Evans ... Lieutenant Goodwin

Rosalee Mayeux ... Carla Parkette

Austin O'Brien ... Peter Parkette

Michael Gregory ... Security Chief

Joe Hart ... Patrolman Cooley

John Laughlin ... Jake Simpson

Ray Lykins ... Harold Parkette
Michael Valverde ... Day Gate Guard (as Mike Valverde)

Dale Raoul ... Dolly

Frank Collison ... Night Gate Guard

John Smart ... Assistant (as Jonathan Smart)
Stephen Gregory Foster ... Letchworth (as Steffen Gregory Foster)

Doug Hutchison ... Security Tech

Denney Pierce ... Skinhead Guard
Roger Rook ... Older Guard
Craig Benton ... White Coat
Randall Fontana ... Hotel Waiter
Mara Duronslet ... Young Woman Clerk
Duane Byrne ... Letchworth Buddy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Darrell Mapson ... Guard - Struggle with Dr. Angelo (uncredited)
Create a character page for: ?

Directed by
Brett Leonard 
 
Writing credits
Stephen King (title only) (credit removed following lawsuit)

Brett Leonard (screenplay) and
Gimel Everett (screenplay)

Produced by
Gimel Everett .... producer
Steven A. Lane .... executive producer
Peter A. McRae .... associate producer
Robert Pringle .... executive producer
Edward Simons .... executive producer
Milton Subotsky .... co-producer
Masao Takiyama .... associate producer
Clive Turner .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Dan Wyman 
 
Cinematography by
Russell Carpenter 
 
Film Editing by
Alan Baumgarten 
Lisa Bromwell (director's cut)
 
Casting by
Sally Dennison 
Patrick Rush 
 
Production Design by
Alex McDowell 
 
Art Direction by
Chris Farmer 
 
Set Decoration by
Jacqueline Masson 
 
Costume Design by
Mary Jane Fort 
 
Makeup Department
Heidi Williams .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Lisa Cochran-Neilan .... unit production manager: second unit
Brian Rogers .... production manager (Project Development)
Patricia Whitcher .... production manager (as Patty Whitcher)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gimel Everett .... second unit director
Sarah Johnstone .... second assistant director (as Sarah Nugent Johnstone)
Mara J. Lee .... second second assistant director
Ian McVey .... first assistant director
John Scherer .... first assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Jeff Balsmeyer .... storyboard artist
Tony Chaney .... property maker
Wayne Daddio .... scenic artist
Stewart Dickson .... props
Andrea Dopaso .... set designer
Dragon Dronet .... weapons and props
Michael Grover Forster .... construction foreman (as Michael 'Grover' Forster)
Riley 'Sean' Jones .... on-set dresser
Steve La Ponsie .... scenic artist
Jeffrey A. Leake .... construction leadman (as Jeff 'Quiet Man' Leake)
Tim Price .... assistant set decorator
Eric Ramsey .... storyboard artist
Chris Santini .... carpenter
R. Vincent Smith .... assistant property master
Steven Suchman .... assistant art director
Jon Tucker .... swing gang
Brook Yeaton .... property master
Paul Vincent Fusco .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Russell C. Fager .... sound mixer
Randy Honaker .... sound re-recording mixer
Dennis Patterson .... sound re-recording mixer
Phillip Raves .... adr editor
Frank Serafine .... supervising sound editor
Elmo Weber .... digital sound effects editor
 
Special Effects by
Erick Brennan .... special effects supervisor
Frank Ceglia .... special effects coordinator
Tom Ceglia .... special effects
Brian Christensen .... special effects
Michael Deak .... special effects assistant
Gabreal Franklin .... special effects crew
Paul Haines .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Francesco Chiarini .... visual effects supervisor
Mikel Evins .... animator: Bay Area Macintosh Development Team
Alex Funke .... bluescreen director of photography
Michael Kory .... fire man graphics
Paul Lewis .... digital effects artist
Matthew Maclaurin .... animator: Bay Area Macintosh Development Team
Rodd Matsui .... stop-motion animator
Ken Pearce .... visual effects: Xaos
Henry Preston .... digital artist
Drex Reed .... visual effects crew
Jimi Simmons .... visual effects artist
Mark Smith-Arcarese .... animator: 'Bay Area Macintosh Development Team'
David Stipes .... visual effects: David Stipes Productions (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Dan Bradley .... stunt coordinator
Bobby Burns .... stunts
Laura Dash .... stunt double
Ray Lykins .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kirk Bloom .... additional second assistant camera
Marty Collins .... photographer: second unit
Doug Dole .... grip
Anthony Doublin .... minature photographer
Wes Houle .... rigging gaffer
Jeffrey A. Johnson .... grip
David R. Kohn .... best boy
Vojislav Mikulic .... gaffer
Lloyd Moriarity .... key grip
Mike 'Chewie' Pappas .... electrician
Donna Willinsky .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Cheryl Faye .... extras casting
Patricia Troy .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dorothy Bulac .... specialty costumes
Leticia Sandoval .... specialty costumes
 
Editorial Department
Elizabeth Castro .... first assistant editor
Lisa Cholodenko .... assistant editor
Joe Fineman .... post-production consultant
Cindy Parisotto .... assistant editor
Kevin D. Ross .... associate editor
 
Music Department
Jurgen Brauninger .... orchestrator
Jurgen Brauninger .... score realization
 
Transportation Department
Jody Bingenheimer .... driver
Bruce Comtois .... unit driver
Geno Hart .... transportation coordinator
Mike Painter .... transportation
 
Other crew
Bundy Chanock .... set medic
Katalin Kovacs Rogers .... script supervisor
Simon McGuire .... visual consultant
Brian McMillan .... animal trainer
Dana Ostrow .... production assistant
Ginny Rankin .... assistant: Mr. Fahey
Jewels Satterfield .... production assistant
Brad Stephens .... publicist
 
Thanks
Brian Rogers .... special thanks
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsSpecial EffectsOther Companies
Create a character page for: ?

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Virtual Wars" - Japan (English title)
See more »
MPAA:
Rated R for language, sensuality and a scene of violence
Runtime:
107 min | USA:140 min (director's cut)
Country:
Language:
Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
A remote-controlled lawnmower was specifically built for the movie.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Dr. Angelo, remarking on Jobe's progress with Latin, says that he himself took a year to learn just the Latin alphabet, which is still in use, plus a few letters, as the English alphabet. (In mitigation, he could be referring to the difficulty in reading ancient manuscripts, though this seems unlikely in context.)See more »
Quotes:
Jobe Smith:I saw God! I touched God!See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
State of ShockSee more »

FAQ

What's the story behind the lawsuit of King vs. New Line Cinema?
What are the differences between the Theatrical Version and the Director's Cut?
Is the film based on a book?
See more »
29 out of 45 people found the following review useful.
Value this movie as you live in early 90's, 27 July 2005
Author: rdobber from Netherlands

I saw this movie in early 90's (1991?) and a that time I spaced out on the special effects. In Amsterdam where I lived at that time there were enough helpful "items" which influences the way of experiencing movies. So with a little "green" help this really was a great movie. Imagine that it is possible to alter your personality or intelligence by experiencing virtual reality. Scary, but interesting thought.

Nowadays I still think it was a strong movie for that time. Just use your imagination and don't compare it to real life and Matrix kind of movies and you'll enjoy it.

If you have no imagination leave it in the box.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (90 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for The Lawnmower Man (1992)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
Drinking game ideas for this movie Drumbur
Gadget Horror: Hot Plate ab-gangulee-00
A thought provoking question for you all... Godfather_Vito_Corleone
Stephen King is an idiot for making this movie..... jiminy_blick
Your marks out of 10 ? DawnRun
CGI Unitedite
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Dark Matter My Own Private Idaho Freeway The Basketball Diaries Across the Universe
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Horror section IMDb UK section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.