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Scanners III: The Takeover (1991)

Video  -  Action | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  14 May 1992 (USA)
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A young female scanner turns from a sweet young thing into a murderous, power-crazed villain after she takes an experimental drug developed by her father. Her brother, who is also a scanner... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Liliana Komorowska ...
Helena Monet
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Joyce Stone
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Alex Monet
Colin Fox ...
Elton Monet
Daniel Pilon ...
Michael
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Mark Dragon (as Peter Wright)
Sith Sekae ...
Monk
Harry Hill ...
Dr. Baumann
Claire Cellucci ...
Suzy
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Mitch
Chip Chuipka ...
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Max
Sylvain Beauchamps ...
Rufus
Gaston Perreault ...
Bennie
Michel Perron ...
Charlie
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A young female scanner turns from a sweet young thing into a murderous, power-crazed villain after she takes an experimental drug developed by her father. Her brother, who is also a scanner, is the only one powerful enough to stop her. Written by Anonymous

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Scanners against scanners... The battle for total control has begun. See more »

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Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for horror violence, and for sensuality | See all certifications »
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Trivia

A few actors from Scanners II: The New Order make appearances in this entry. For instance, Jason Cavalier from The New Order (with the exploding tumor) here plays a punk leader. See more »

Goofs

When Alex scans a security guard to fly off his chair, one can clearly see that the wall the guard hits, shakes and moves as if made from cardboard. See more »

Quotes

Thomas Drake: Hey Alex! It's a long way from Baumann's clinic, huh?
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Connections

Follows Scanners II: The New Order (1991) See more »

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Finale (excerpt of 'Don Giovanni')
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Courtesy of Intermede Plus
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Garbage... a shame to be associated with the first 2 movies
7 July 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The first two Scanner movies were actually palatable... this however reeked of exploitation of a good series name, asinine acting, shoddy special effects, HORRIBLE dialogue and story.

Whoever has given this a decent rating has either never seen a decent movie in their lives or is somehow attached to the making/production or distribution of this pile of dog crap. It's movies like this that make Canadian cinema regarded as a joke world-wide.

I swear to god this was a (mostly) Government funded vacation for some sleazebags who wanted to go to Thailand without paying for it and attached a movie production to it to get the grants.

Avoid at all costs. Not even campy enough for a laugh. Someone here mentioned the scanner 'powers' consisted of making dirty faces at each other until someone died or flew away... pretty much on the money except I'd add doing your best 'retard' conniption fit at the same time. Excellent example of horrible french-Canadian cinema.


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