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Mindbender (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama | Sci-Fi  -  2 October 1996 (France)
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Mindbender is the story of Uri Geller, probably the world's most famous psychic. The film shows his rise to fame from small shows in the middle east where he amazed audiences with his parapsychological feats of spoon-bending and clock-fixing. Terence Stamp plays a scientist who brings him to America. Written by ARCHIE MOORE <ar.moore@student.qut.edu.au>

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Rated PG-13 for one use of strong language | See all certifications »
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True story twisted beyond recognition
22 June 2001 | by (Visby, Sweden) – See all my reviews

I was under the impression that Uri Geller was illusionist using simple parlor tricks to impress his gullible audience. After watching this movie however, I realized that I was misinformed. It turns out that Geller is a superhero on the run from the military, that wants to use his powers for evil. Yes, it's that stupid.

Endorsed by Geller himself this is a lame, selfserving piece of crap. Is it drama, comedy, or sci-fi thriller? Who knows? It appears the director couldn't decide, and made it a little bit of everything, none of which has any redeeming qualities.

As a reasonably intelligent person this movie made me want to beat myself in the head with a shovel.


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