The Lawnmower Man (1992) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • A scientist performs experiments involving intelligence enhancing drugs and virtual reality on a simple-minded gardener. He puts the gardener on an extensive schedule of learning, and quickly he becomes brilliant. But at this point the gardener has a few ideas of his own on how the research should continue, and the scientist begins losing control of his experiments.

    - Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>
  • A trip into virtual reality. Angelo has developed a virtual reality system, which truly immerses the user into the world of computer make-believe. The lawnmower man, Jobe, who is intellectually disabled, is put 'into' the system to find out if his intelligence can be improved. It can, but not without some serious side-effects.

    - Written by Rob Hartill
  • A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.

    - Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>


Dr. Lawrence Angelo (Larry) works for a governmental institution that is involved with enhancing intelligence through virtual reality...

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