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Dead Zone, The Movie

80s Film Summary for Dead Zone, The

Summary

This 80's movie is a horror film about a man who suddenly awakes from a coma and finds that he has strange powers.

Dead Zone, The DVD

DVD Release

The DVD for the movie Dead Zone, The was released on September 26, 2006 by Paramount Home Video and is rated R.

Plot

In the movie The Dead Zone, Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher who has years ahead of him. Unfortunately, he suffers a car accident and goes into a coma for several years.

Suddenly, Johnny awakes from his coma with an incredible power: he is able to see the future of a person by only touching him. When everyone finds out about his powers, the main character of The Dead Zone will find that they are more of a curse than a blessing.

Cast

Johnny Smith - Christopher Walken
Sarah Bracknell - Brooke Adams
Sheriff Bannerman - Tom Skerritt
Dr. Sam Weizak - Herbert Lom
Roger Stuart - Anthony Zerbe

Trivia

The Dead Zone is based on the life of Peter Hurkos, a famous psychic.

During a scene of The Dead Zone, Cristopher Walken tells his class to read “The Sleepy Hollow.” Later in his career, he would play that role.

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie Dead Zone, The was released to theatres on 10/21/1983 by Paramount Pictures, and grossed $20,766,000 at the box office in the US.


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