Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 58%
TMDB Rating 6.7
IMDB Rating 6.9
RottenTomatoes Rating 86%

Financials

Revenue: $19,853,892

Budget: $15,000,000

Profit: + $4,853,892


Movie Details

Tag Line: When he heard his cry for help it wasn't human

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Dec 25, 1980

Rating: R

Run Time: 1h 42m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Warner Bros. Pictures


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Synopsis

A research scientist explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, time, and perhaps reality itself are states of mind.


Main Cast

William Hurt

William Hurt

Professor Eddie Jessup

Age : 71 | Popularity : 54%

Blair Brown

Blair Brown

Emily Jessup

Age : 75 | Popularity : 11%

Bob Balaban

Bob Balaban

Arthur Rosenberg

Age : 75 | Popularity : 13%

Charles Haid

Charles Haid

Mason Parrish, Professor of Endocrinology at Harvard Medical School

Age : 77 | Popularity : 9%

Thaao Penghlis

Thaao Penghlis

Echeverria

Age : 75 | Popularity : 7%

Miguel Godreau

Miguel Godreau

Primal Man

Age : N/A | Popularity : 7%

Dori Brenner

Dori Brenner

Sylvia Rosenberg

Age : 53 | Popularity : 5%

Peter Brandon

Peter Brandon

Hobart

Age : 57 | Popularity : 5%


Crew

Department Role Name
Camera Director of Photography
Jordan Cronenweth
Jordan Cronenweth
Camera Operator
James Glennon
James Glennon
First Assistant Camera
Johnny E. Jensen
Johnny E. Jensen
Key Grip
Bob Rose
Bob Rose
Steadicam Operator
Garrett Brown
Garrett Brown
Still Photographer
Morgan Renard
Morgan Renard
Second Assistant Camera
Carey Jones
Carey Jones
Production Casting
Howard Feuer
Howard Feuer
Jeremy Ritzer
Jeremy Ritzer
Associate Producer
Stuart Baird
Stuart Baird
Executive Producer
Daniel Melnick
Daniel Melnick
Producer
Howard Gottfried
Howard Gottfried
Location Manager
Paul Pav
Paul Pav
Art Set Decoration
Thomas L. Roysden
Thomas L. Roysden
Production Design
Richard Macdonald
Richard Macdonald
Property Master
Sidney H. Greenwood
Sidney H. Greenwood
Construction Coordinator
Roger Irvin
Roger Irvin
Assistant Art Director
Jeff Howard
Jeff Howard
Props
Tony Dyson
Tony Dyson
Costume & Make-Up Makeup Artist
Rick Baker
Rick Baker
Dick Smith
Dick Smith
Michael Hancock
Michael Hancock
Special Effects Makeup Artist
Rick Baker
Rick Baker
Costume Design
Ruth Myers
Ruth Myers
Hairstylist
Dione Taylor
Dione Taylor
Writing Screenplay
Paddy Chayefsky
Paddy Chayefsky
Novel
Paddy Chayefsky
Paddy Chayefsky
Directing Director
Ken Russell
Ken Russell
Assistant Director
Gary Daigler
Gary Daigler
Script Supervisor
Carline Davis-Dyer
Carline Davis-Dyer
Sound Original Music Composer
John Corigliano
John Corigliano
Supervising Sound Editor
Michael Colgan
Michael Colgan
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Les Fresholtz
Les Fresholtz
Michael Minkler
Michael Minkler
Arthur Piantadosi
Arthur Piantadosi
Editing Editor
Eric Jenkins
Eric Jenkins
Crew Transportation Coordinator
John M. Woodward
John M. Woodward
Lighting Gaffer
Gary Holt
Gary Holt
Electrician
Sal Martorano
Sal Martorano
Chris Strong
Chris Strong
Lighting Technician
Adam Glick
Adam Glick
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