10 Seconds: The Pain Begins. 15 Seconds: You Can't Breathe. 20 Seconds: You Explode.

Scanners (1981)

HorrorScience FictionThriller

Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict enormous pain/damage on their victims. Doctor Paul Ruth finds a scanner that Revok hasn't, and converts him to their cause - to destroy the underground movement.

Director: David Cronenberg

Release Date: 1981-01-14
Status: Released
Run time: 103 min / 1:43
Budget: $4,100,000
Revenue: $14,225,876
Production Companies : AVCO Embassy Pictures, Canadian Film Development Corporation (CFDC), Filmplan, Victor Solnicki Productions
Production Country: Canada



Stephen Lack
Cameron Vale
Jennifer O'Neill
Kim Obrist
Michael Ironside
Darryl Revok
Patrick McGoohan
Dr. Paul Ruth
Lawrence Dane
Braedon Keller
Robert A. Silverman
Benjamin Pierce
Lee Broker
Security One
Mavor Moore
Adam Ludwig
Arno Crostic
Murray Cruchley
Programmer 1
Géza Kovács
Killer in Record Store
Sonny Forbes
Killer in Attic
Jérôme Tiberghien
Killer in Attic
Denis Lacroix
Killer in Barn
Fred Döderlein
Dieter Tautz


Editing Ronald Sanders Editor
Directing David Cronenberg Director
Writing David Cronenberg Writer
Production Claude Héroux Producer
Production Pierre David Executive Producer
Production Victor Solnicki Executive Producer
Sound Howard Shore Original Music Composer
Camera Mark Irwin Director of Photography
Art Carol Spier Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Delphine White Costume Design
Crew Stephan Dupuis Makeup Effects
Crew Chris Walas Makeup Effects
Crew Dick Smith Makeup Effects
Costume & Make-Up Constant Natale Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Brigitte McCaughry Makeup Artist
Production Don Buchsbaum Production Manager
Crew Gary Zeller Special Effects
Crew Tom Schwartz Makeup Effects
Sound Charles R. Bowers Sound Editor
Sound Peter Burgess Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Don Cohen Sound Designer
Sound Peter Jermyn Sound Editor
Sound Bruce Nyznik Sound Editor

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