Scanners

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For the computer peripheral, see image scanner.

Scanners is a 1981 Canadian sci-fi horror movie directed by David Cronenberg. Scanners are a group of people that have telekinetic abilities, who become outcasts when some of these Scanners, led by Darryl Revok, start using their powers in an attempt at world domination. The film was notorious for an exceptionally graphic scene in which a scanner makes a man's head explode.

Cast

(incomplete)

Sequels

Scanners also has sequels, a series of spinoffs, and a remake:

Sequels
  • Scanners II: The New Order (1991)
  • Scanners III: The Takeover (1992)
Spinoffs
  • Scanner Cop (1994)
  • Scanner Cop II (1995)
Remake
  • Scanners (2005 'In production')


Movies by David Cronenberg
Transfer | From the Drain | Stereo | Crimes of the Future | Shivers | Rabid | Fast Company | The Brood | Scanners | The Dead Zone | Videodrome | The Fly | Dead Ringers | Naked Lunch | M. Butterfly | Crash | eXistenZ | Spider

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