The Lawnmower Man (1992)
Average Rating: 4.9/10
Reviews Counted: 19
Fresh: 9 | Rotten: 10
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Release Date: Mar 6, 1992 Wide
Average Rating: 2.6/5
User Ratings: 46,634
Loosely based on a short story by Stephen King, The Lawnmower Man was the first film to explore virtual reality technology and boasts a dazzling collection of computer-animated sequences. The story concerns the slightly-mad scientist Dr. Lawrence Angelo (Pierce Brosnan), who as part of a secret government agency called Cybertech has been experimenting with something termed "intelligence enhancement." By using drugs and virtual reality technology, Angelo has managed to boost the IQ of
Mar 6, 1992 Wide
Sep 30, 1997
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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Dr. Lawrence Angelo
Night Gate Guard
Young Woman Clerk
Steffan Gregory Foster
Day Gate Guard
High-Tec, High-Tense Fun....Slickly directed, Fittingly performed
Notable mainly for the fact that Stephen King sued over the use of his name.
Cool effects, particularly for the time -- story could have used more logic, though.
Every once in a while an idea comes along that's so lame, it surprises even me. This...was three of those times.
Pierce as a kind dad in a fun pre-pubescent tale
begins well, then runs out of gas
Audience Reviews for The Lawnmower Man
- Jobe Smith: By the year 2001 there won't be a person who isn't hooked into it...and hooked into me.
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