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Scanner Cop (1994)

R | | Horror, Sci-Fi | Video May 1994
Sam Staziak, a rookie cop with the Los Angeles Police Department, is also a 'scanner' (psionic). When a string of murders begins to decimate the police department, Sam faces sensory ... See full summary »

Director:

Pierre David

Writers:

John Bryant, David Cronenberg (characters) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Quinn ... Samuel Staziak
Darlanne Fluegel ... Dr. Joan Alden
Richard Grove ... Commander Peter Harrigan
Mark Rolston ... Lieutenant Harry Brown
Richard Lynch ... Karl Glock
Hilary Shepard ... Zena
James Horan James Horan ... Melvin
Gary Hudson ... Damon Pratt
Cyndi Pass Cyndi Pass ... Sarah Kopek
Luca Bercovici ... Dr. Krench
Christopher Kriesa ... Riley
Savannah Smith Boucher ... Margaret Harrigan
Ben Reed ... Rick Kopek
Brion James ... Dr. Hampton
Elan Rothschild ... Young Samuel
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Storyline

Sam Staziak, a rookie cop with the Los Angeles Police Department, is also a 'scanner' (psionic). When a string of murders begins to decimate the police department, Sam faces sensory overload and possible insanity as he uses his powers to hunt the man responsible for the killings. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Imagine a cop who can read your mind... then blow it away.

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and gore | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | USA | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 1994 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Scanners 4 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Directorial debut for producer Pierre David. See more »

Goofs

When Sarah Kopek stabs her husband - twice - there's not a shred of blood on the knife, even though the knife penetrated halfway inside his body. See more »

Connections

References The Manchurian Candidate (1962) See more »

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An amusing b-class movie.
8 February 1999 | by bato-2See all my reviews

You know, it doesn´t really need to be a high-budgeted, well-acted movie to be amusing, right? As long as the movie is at least a little bit original. The only actor that really shows up is Richard Lynch, always casted as a villain (Just look at his face and you´ll know why) Everyone else does their part normally. This movie talks about telepathic-telekinetic people who go to the good side or to the bad side. The main character is a cop that´s one of those people. The villain uses a telepathical kind of machine that kinda traumatize people and make them kill anyone wearing a batch. I say this movie is amusing, but it still needs some category.


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