Altered States

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A scientist experiments unlock the horrors of his mind in Altered States! A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically. Visual wizard Ken Russell... read more
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A scientist experiments unlock the horrors of his mind in Altered States! A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically. Visual wizard Ken Russell directs William Hurt and Blair Brown with a mind-blowing array of special effects.

Original Release

12/25/1980

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Cast

William Hurt Eddie Jessup
Blair Brown Emily Jessup
Bob Balaban Arthur Rosenberg
Charles Haid Mason Parrish
Thaao Penghlis Eccheverria
Miguel Godreau Primal Man
Dori Brenner Sylvia Rosenberg
Peter Brandon Hobart
Charles White-Eagle The Brujo
Drew Barrymore Margaret Jessup
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Ken Russell

Writers

Paddy Chayefsky

Cast

William Hurt Eddie Jessup
Blair Brown Emily Jessup
Bob Balaban Arthur Rosenberg
Charles Haid Mason Parrish
Thaao Penghlis Eccheverria
Miguel Godreau Primal Man
Dori Brenner Sylvia Rosenberg
Peter Brandon Hobart
Charles White-Eagle The Brujo
Drew Barrymore Margaret Jessup
Megan Jeffers Grace Jessup
Jack Murdock Hector Orteco
Francis X. McCarthy Obispo (as Frank McCarthy)
Deborah Baltzell Schizophrenic Patient
Evan Richards Young Rosenberg
George Gaynes Dr. Wissenschaft
John Larroquette X-Ray Technician
Paul Larsson Charlie Thomas
Hap Lawrence Endocrinology Fellow
John Walter Davis Medical Technician

Producers

Daniel Melnick Executive Producer
Stuart Baird Executive Producer
Howard Gottfried Executive Producer
Howard Gottfried Producer
Stuart Baird Producer
Daniel Melnick Producer

Editors

Eric Jenkins, Jack Harnish

1981 Oscar Best Sound Nominated
1981 Oscar Best Music, Original Score Nominated
1981 Golden Globe New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Male Nominated
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