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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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Taglines:

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

A weird short 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 even though it's featured in the tie-in comic book adaptation of the movie. The cut scene was later included in the bonus material for 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

Original R-rated theatrical release runs 93 minutes; unrated video version adds 4 minutes of gore footage. See more »

Connections

Features The Return of the Living Dead (1985) See more »

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Future Schlock
27 August 2001 | by horror7777See all my reviews

FUTURE SHOCK is complete garbage although it definitely had potential. Certain scenes are great but I was turned off by the whole virtual reality thing and by some of the incredibly bad acting. The actor that played Dr. Langdon looked like the late actor Michael Landon and I thought that the character name was actually Dr. Landon. Coincidentily, Michael Landon died in Malibu, California where some of this movie was made. The best actor in this sad film had to be James Karen who gave yet another hillarious performance as Kefka, the mute boss. Overall, not BAD BAD, but not as good as it could've been. I strongly believe that it was the whole virtual reality thing that sunk FUTURE SHOCK into future schlock-**1/2out of****.


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