The Dead Zone

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The Dead Zone is a 1983 American horror thriller film directed by David Cronenberg. The screenplay by Jeffrey Boam was based on the 1979 novel of the same name by Stephen King. The film stars Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom,... read more
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The Dead Zone is a 1983 American horror thriller film directed by David Cronenberg. The screenplay by Jeffrey Boam was based on the 1979 novel of the same name by Stephen King. The film stars Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom, Anthony Zerbe, Colleen Dewhurst and Martin Sheen. The plot revolves around a schoolteacher, Johnny Smith (Walken), who awakens from a coma to find he has psychic powers. It became the basis for a television series of the same name in the early 2000s, starring Anthony Michael Hall.

Original Release

10/21/1983

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Cast

Anthony Zerbe Roger Stuart
Brooke Adams Sarah Bracknell
Christopher Walken Johnny Smith
Herbert Lom Dr. Sam Weizak
Martin Sheen Greg Stillson
Tom Skerritt Sheriff Bannerman
Colleen Dewhurst Henrietta Dodd
Nicholas Campbell Frank Dodd
William B. Davis Ambulance Driver (as William Davis)
Sean Sullivan Herb Smith
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

David Cronenberg

Writers

Stephen King, Jeffrey Boam

Cast

Anthony Zerbe Roger Stuart
Brooke Adams Sarah Bracknell
Christopher Walken Johnny Smith
Herbert Lom Dr. Sam Weizak
Martin Sheen Greg Stillson
Tom Skerritt Sheriff Bannerman
Colleen Dewhurst Henrietta Dodd
Nicholas Campbell Frank Dodd
William B. Davis Ambulance Driver (as William Davis)
Sean Sullivan Herb Smith
Jackie Burroughs Vera Smith
Géza Kovács Sonny Elliman (as Geza Kovacs)
Roberta Weiss Alma Frechette
Peter Dvorsky Dardis
Barry Flatman Walt
Cindy Hinds Natalie (as Cindy Hines)
David Rigby Truck Driver (as Dave Rigby)
Helene Udy Weizak's Mother
Roger Dunn Reporter
Ramon Estevez Teenage Boy with Camera

Producers

Editors

Ronald Sanders

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