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Future Shock (1994)

PG-13 | | Sci-Fi, Horror | 19 January 1994 (USA)
Horror anthology about a psychiatrist who uses virtual reality to probe the minds of three unsuspecting patients, a paranoid woman home alone, a meek man with a roommate from hell (Paxton) and a man obsessed with his own death.

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David DuBos, Eric Parkinson (segment) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vivian Schilling ... Jenny Porter
Martin Kove ... Dr. Langdon
Brion James ... Jack Porter
Sydney Lassick ... Mr. Johnson
Max John James Max John James ... Secretary
Eric Parkinson ... Newscaster
Mark Hertle Mark Hertle ... Business Traveler
Brandon Wilkes Brandon Wilkes ... Office Extra
Gerry Lively Gerry Lively ... Office Extra (as Gerry Liveley)
Janice Clifford Janice Clifford ... Office Extra
Randolf Turrow ... Office Extra
Sarah Kaite Coughlan ... Dr. Lane (as Sarah Coughlan)
Peter White Peter White ... Office Extra
Lance August ... Experiment Victim
David Wells ... Dr. Evans
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Horror anthology about a psychiatrist who uses virtual reality to probe the minds of three unsuspecting patients, a paranoid woman home alone, a meek man with a roommate from hell (Paxton) and a man obsessed with his own death.

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Beyond virtual reality open your mind to a new dimension in terror

Genres:

Sci-Fi | Horror

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Испытание будущим See more »

Filming Locations:

Malibu, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Park Place Ent. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The movie has a tie-in comic book adaptation of the same name that got released in 1993 under the one-off "Sci-Fi Comix" brand. There are some slight differences between some story elements in the comic and in the movie as if the comic was based on an earlier draft of the film's script. For instance, the doctor in the comic is evil and wants to control the minds of his patients, while the psychiatrist in the film is actually rather benevolent and well-intentioned. The comic is briefly shown in the 'making of' featurette found among the bonus material on the DVD release of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Welles: You can't choose your own death - death chooses you.
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Alternate Versions

A short offbeat opening sequence featuring a team of scientists and a test subject whose head explodes after watching a virtual reality stripper who turns into a man was cut from the movie. It can be found in the bonus material on the DVD release of the movie along with the 8 minutes long 'making of' documentary. See more »

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References Soultaker (1990) See more »

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Scary as hell!
19 March 2000 | by plazaentSee all my reviews

One woman, by herself in a house for 45-minutes of screen time, doesn't sound like a formula to hold you on the edge-of-your-seat... but FUTURE SHOCK is truly as thrilling as they come! Writer / star Vivian Schilling takes on those little fears we all suppress, and enlarges them to terrifying proportions, so don't watch this film alone!


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