SCANNERS

  • Ticket Price: $11
  • Rating: R
  • Run Time: 103 minutes
  • Director: David Cronenberg
  • Starring: Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan, Lawrence Dane, Michael Ironside
  • Format: 35mm
  • Year: 1981
  • Language: English
  • Age Policy: 18 and Up
  • Note: Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!

There are 4 billion people on earth… 237 are SCANNERS. A 35mm presentation.

In Scanners, David Cronenberg introduces a new advancement in human evolution: a race of telepaths with the ability to ‘scan’ other humans, reading their thoughts, controlling their movement and even taking over their consciousness. Most Scanners are harmless, purposefully withdrawn from society, driven to the brink of insanity because of the constant stream of outside thoughts streaming through their minds. However, there’s one Scanner who’s none too nice, and becomes hellbent on building a psychic army to take over the world. The fate of the world rests on the powerful mind of a Scanner on the fringes, which kicks off a psychic battle of wills that will Blow. Your. Mind. (Get it? Because it’s Scanners.)

Part of Nitehawk Cinema’s June CRONENBERG midnite series.