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The Dead Zone (2002)

A young man awakens from a six-year coma with the ability to see into peoples futures.

Director:

Robert Lieberman

Writers:

Stephen King (novel), Michael Piller (creator) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Michael Hall ... Johnny Smith
Nicole de Boer ... Sarah Bracknell Bannerman
Chris Bruno ... Sheriff Walt Bannerman
John L. Adams ... Bruce Lewis
Rick Tae ... Dr. Tran, Ph.D.
Kristen Dalton ... Dana Bright
Anna Hagan ... Vera Smith
Gina Chiarelli ... Nurse Elaine MacGowan
Michael J Rogers ... Frank Dodd (as Michael Rogers)
David Ogden Stiers ... Rev. Gene Purdy
Emily Holmes ... Allison
John Hainsworth John Hainsworth ... Barker #1
Campbell Lane ... Barker #2
Justin Stillwell ... Boy Student
Kenya Jo Kennedy Kenya Jo Kennedy ... Maggie MacGowan
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Storyline

Johnny Smith is a high school teacher in love with Sarah Bracknell, a music teacher at the same school. But Johnny is smashed up in a horrendous car accident and slips into a coma that lasts for six years. When he awakens, Sarah has married another man, while his once-latent psychic powers come to flower. He now has visions that reveal things from both the past and the future. And this puts him in the path of a serial killer. Written by J. Spurlin

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Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for a sexual reference | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English | Vietnamese

Release Date:

5 November 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dead Zone See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The DVD has an alternate ending in which the final battle takes place in a forest, along with an introduction by Shawn Piller about why the new ending was used. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where they discovered the body at the windmill, Johnny and Bruce walk past a police car with its roof emergency lights on. When the scene switches to a different camera, the emergency lights of the police car are off. See more »

Connections

References M*A*S*H (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Sleepwalk
Written by Santo Farina, Johnny Farina, Ann Farina
Performed by Santo & Johnny
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Great if you havent read the book
12 April 2003 | by torrent780See all my reviews

The straight to video version of the dead zone is a great movie provided you dont expect the whole plot of Greg Stilson in it. For time constaints and budget this flick only focuses on the Murders and how Johnny Smith has to stop the killer. Not as good as the origional movie but worth renting for a good scifi/drama. Highlights: anthony Michael Hall's Johnny Smith.

6.9/10


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