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Summary Sci-fi horror filmmaker David Cronenberg's 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-winner Rick Baker, Vi...

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Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 6 Critic Reviews
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User Score Mixed or Average Based on 150 User Ratings
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Summary Sci-fi horror filmmaker David Cronenberg's 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-winner Rick Baker, Vi...

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 6 Critic Reviews
58
67% Positive
4 Reviews
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17% Negative
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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 6 Critic Reviews
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67% Positive
4 Reviews
17% Mixed
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17% Negative
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13% Mixed
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Mixed or Average Based on 150 User Ratings
5.3
54% Positive
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13% Mixed
19 Ratings
33% Negative
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Production Company Filmplan International, Canadian Film Development Corporation (CFDC), Famous Players Limited, Guardian Trust Company
Release Date Feb 4, 1983
Duration 1 h 27 m
Rating R
Tagline From David Cronenberg, Creator of 'Scanners'.
Genie Awards
• 1 Win & 8 Nominations
Canadian Society of Cinematographers Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film (BIFFF)
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination