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2,200 Ratings


Directed by David Cronenberg
Canada, 1981
Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller


A race of telepaths with the ability to ‘scan’ other humans can read people’s thoughts, control their movement and even take over their consciousness. Most Scanners are harmless, however, there’s one Scanner who’s none too nice, and becomes hellbent on building a psychic army to take over the world.

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Scanners Directed by David Cronenberg

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Genie Awards

1982 | 8 nominations including: Best Motion Picture

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