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Videodrome (1983)

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Sci-fi, horror filmmaker David Cronenberg's (SCANNERS) diabolical invader is a television show that seduces and controls its viewers. Featuring rock star Deborah Harry (in her first major film) as a kinky hostess, James Woods as a cable programmer looking… View More
Genres Horror, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Director David Cronenberg
Starring James Woods, Sonja Smits, Deborah Harry, Peter Dvorsky View More
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Movie Summary

Sci-fi, horror filmmaker David Cronenberg's (SCANNERS) diabolical invader is a television show that seduces and controls its viewers. Featuring rock star Deborah Harry (in her first major film) as a kinky hostess, James Woods as a cable programmer looking for the ultimate in viewing thrills, and special make-up effects by Oscar(R)-winner Rick Baker (AN AMERICAN WEREWORLF IN LONDON, STAR WARS). VIDEODROME is a pulsating science fiction nightmare about a world where video can control and alter human life.
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Movie Details

Genres Horror, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Director David Cronenberg
Starring James Woods, Sonja Smits, Deborah Harry, Peter Dvorsky, Les Carlson, Jack Creley, Lynne Gorman, Julie Khaner, Lally Cadeau
Studio Name Universal Studios
Release Date 1983
VUDU Release Date 10/17/2007
Rating About Ratings
Running Time 87 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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