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3.5
1,165 Ratings

Altered States

Directed by Ken Russell
United States, 1980
Sci-Fi

Synopsis

In search of the Ultimate Truth, a determined psychiatrist (William Hurt) takes hallucinatory drugs and undergoes sensory deprivation — but when he starts experiencing physiological changes, his wife (Blair Brown) and colleagues (Bob Balaban and Charles Haid) begin to fear for his safety.

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Altered States Directed by Ken Russell

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1981 | 2 nominations including: Best Music, Original Score

Golden Globes (USA)

1981 | Nominee: New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Male

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