Videodrome (1983)

First it controls your mind. Then it destroys your body.

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Movie Details

Title
Videodrome
Original Title
Videodrome
Genres
Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction
Tagline
First it controls your mind. Then it destroys your body.
Release Date
4 February 1983
Overview
As the president of a trashy TV channel, Max Renn is desperate for new programming to attract viewers. When he happens upon "Videodrome," a TV show dedicated to gratuitous torture and punishment, Max sees a potential hit and broadcasts the show on his channel. However, after his girlfriend auditions for the show and never returns, Max investigates the truth behind Videodrome and discovers that the graphic violence may not be as fake as he thought.
Director
David Cronenberg
Actors
James Woods, Sonja Smits, Debbie Harry, Peter Dvorsky, Jack Creley, Lynne Gorman, Julie Khaner, Reiner Schwarz, David Bolt, Lally Cadeau, Leslie Carlson, Henry Gomez, Harvey Chao, David Tsubouchi, Kay Hawtrey, Sam Malkin, Bob Church, Jayne Eastwood, Franciszka Hedland, David Cronenberg
Writer
David Cronenberg
Author
Producer
Claude Héroux
Director of Photography
Mark Irwin
Original Music Composer
Howard Shore
Country
 Canada
Languages
English
Runtime
1 h 28 min
Production
Universal Pictures, Famous Players Ltd, Guardian Trust Company, Filmplan International II
Budget
$5,952,000
Certification
R
Revenue
$2,120,439
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