Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts ... See full summary »
In the near future, a police officer specializes in malfunctioning robots. When a robot turns out to have been programmed to kill, he begins to uncover a homicidal plot to create killer robots... and his son becomes a target.
Hoping to cure his violent seizures, a man agrees to a series of experimental microcomputers inserted into his brain but inadvertently discovers that violence now triggers a pleasurable response his brain.
A young doctor at a hospital, Susan Wheeler (played by Geneviève Bujold), starts noticing a pattern of strange occurrences with patients. Healthy patients are suddenly developing complications and ending up in comas. She starts investigating and what she reveals is astonishing.Written by
Lance LeGault, who portrays the assassin, Vince, would go on to portray the persistent Colonel Decker in the hit NBC television series, The A-Team. See more »
Right after the death of Sean Murphy in Operating Room #8, Dr. Susan Wheeler (Genevieve Bujold) adds his name to a handwritten list she has. She includes what might have been his patient number, but it doesn't follow the sequencing of the patients who died before him, nor would she have had time to even find out what that number was because she had just become aware of his death. See more »
Okay, Mrs. Greenly, it's time to wake up. Okay, Nancy? Mrs. Greenly? Wake up. Nance, can you give me a cough, please? Nancy?
[checks her eyes]
Oh, Jesus Christ! Her pupils are fixed and dilated.
The pupils. They're fixed. Dilated.
Oh, my God!
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A forgotten classic from the late 70s? Yes, I just discovered the picture and enjoyed my 2 hours in company of Geneviève Bujold.
The film is set in a Hospital which feels and looks just like the real one, what verisimilitude! There's something strange going on, but is she just imagining it or is there a real conspiracy? There are some stunning examples of locations, the Jefferson institute is amazing, I felt so freaked out by it.
Geneviève Bujold gives an excellent performance, really liked her, she had a lot of warmth, really felt for her and she kept her feminity throughout. Michael Douglas is good, but not great. I think the director could've added much more to his character.
The direction is pretty suspenseful, very slick and framed very well.
The screenplay isn't bad at all, any problems should've been rectified on set.
The film was framed at 1.66:1
A nice suspenseful picture, deserves more recognition.
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