Movies Like The Dead Zone

Opening

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58% Lucy $43.9M
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57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
43% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.5M
18% Sex Tape $6.1M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.7M
16% And So It Goes $4.6M
23% Tammy $3.5M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

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83% Extant: Season 1
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38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
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67% Matador: Season 1
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57% Tyrant: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
88% Manhattan: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

The Dead Zone Reviews

Phillip Duncan
DVDTalk.com

Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com | Original Score: 4/5

November 22, 2011
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

while the episodic structure worked in the novel, it does not translate as well to film

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 29, 2007
Ryan Keefer
Upcomingdiscs.Com

Full Review Source: Upcomingdiscs.Com | Original Score: 3/5

November 11, 2006
Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

Stephen King's name may be billed above the title, but The Dead Zone belongs firmly in the good company of the early auteurist "Masters of Horror" period of King adaptations.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine

October 23, 2006
Michael Sheridan
Tail Slate

Full Review Source: Tail Slate | Original Score: 4/4

October 11, 2006
Ken Miyamoto
Entertainment Insiders
September 29, 2006

Reel.com

| Original Score: 3.5/4

September 28, 2006

DVD Beaver
September 28, 2006

Dread Central

Double-dippers wondering whether or not to take the plunge should just jump right on it.

Full Review Source: Dread Central | Original Score: 4.5/5

September 15, 2006
Christopher Bligh
DVD Authority.com

David Cronenberg gives a more subdued approach than his usual fare by toning down some of the odd elements of his previous and present work to tell a straightforward intriguing story...

Full Review Source: DVD Authority.com

May 4, 2004

Dvdrama

...musique formidable de Michael Kamen...

Full Review Source: Dvdrama

July 31, 2003

DVD Review.net
June 19, 2003
Chuck Dowling
Daily-Reviews

1983's The Dead Zone is director David Cronenberg's best film.

| Original Score: 4/5

November 23, 2002
Jason Van Bergen
Movie Metropolis

November 6, 2002

Moviehole

| Original Score: 3.5/5

October 11, 2002
Anthony Horan
DVD.net.au

...this film takes on board not only the bare bones of the novel's story, but also its spirit.

Full Review Source: DVD.net.au | Original Score: 8/10

July 23, 2002

Boxoffice Magazine

Still one of the best adaptations of any Stephen King thriller...

June 5, 2002

During the 80s you learned to lower your expectations of any Stephen King book that had been turned into a movie, particularly one by producer Dino De Laurentis. The one exception was the thrilling The Dead Zone...

Full Review Source: BBC.com | Original Score: 4/5

February 26, 2002
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
October 23, 2001
Dan Lopez
digitallyOBSESSED.com

Whenever he is asked to give his opinion on movies made from his novels, King most often points to The Dead Zone as 'the one that got it right.'

Full Review Source: digitallyOBSESSED.com

June 27, 2001
Brian R. Boisvert
DVDTalk.com

Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com | Original Score: 4/5

May 13, 2001
Eric B. Markiewicz
DVD Angle
February 13, 2001
Harold Gervais
DVD Verdict

...this movie is easily the best of all King horror movies and also stands as one of Cronenberg's finest films.

Full Review Source: DVD Verdict

January 1, 2000

Audio Video Revolution

The film affords Cronenberg a framework to be scary and visually exciting without launching into the surreal riffs that make his work fascinating but intimidating for some viewers.

Full Review Source: Audio Video Revolution | Original Score: 4/5

January 1, 2000
Derek M. Germano
Cinema Laser

THE DEAD ZONE is one of the very best motion picture adaptations of a Stephen King horror work.

Full Review Source: Cinema Laser

January 1, 2000
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