Film, Science fiction
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This tediously convoluted sci-fi thriller combines elements from Westworld and Coma, with Coburn as a tycoon experimenting with subliminally hypnotic TV commercials featuring replicated holograph models (the original girls, 'perfected' by Finney's plastic surgeon, are subsequently murdered for no apparent reason). Mostly pretty silly and uncertain whether to be tongue-in-cheek, it has one or two good scenes and some intriguing hardware, including the Looker (Light Ocular Oriented Kinetic Energetic Responsers) disorientation gun.

By: TM

Release details

Duration: 94 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Michael Crichton
Screenwriter: Michael Crichton
Cast: Albert Finney
James Coburn
Susan Dey
Leigh Taylor-Young
Dorian Harewood
Tim Rossovich
Darryl Hickman
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