Demon Seed (1977)
Average Rating: 6.1/10
Reviews Counted: 14
Fresh: 10 | Rotten: 4
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Release Date: Apr 8, 1977 Wide
Average Rating: 3/5
User Ratings: 4,632
Adapted from a lesser-known novel from SF/Horror author Dean R. Koontz, this claustrophobic thriller presents a computerized nemesis incorporating the murderous elements of 2001's HAL with the world-domination goal of the title villain in Colossus: The Forbin Project. Brilliant cybernetics expert Dr. Alex Harris (Fritz Weaver) develops a revolutionary new supercomputer dubbed Proteus IV (voice of Robert Vaughn, uncredited) which is capable of almost human self-awareness and capacity for
Apr 8, 1977 Wide
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Larry J. Blake
Proteus IV the Compu...
E. Hampton Beagle
Barbara O. Jones
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It falls in the Rosemary's Baby (1968) tradition for creepy child birth films about violated moms.
A combination of Kubrick's 2001 and Polanski's Rosemary's Baby, with a dash of Buster Keaton's Electric House thrown in
There's no way you can claim Demon Seed is a classic, or even any good, really, but it's undeniably worth an hour and a half of your time
Alternately fascinating and goofy.
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