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3.4
35 Ratings

The Terminal Man

Directed by Mike Hodges
United States, 1974
Sci-Fi, Thriller, Horror

Synopsis

Terminal Man is a sci-fi thriller about a scientist who decides to be the lab rat in an experimental surgery to control his violent tendencies. During the surgical procedure, a miniature computer is implanted in his head. Unfortunately, the mechanism malfunctions.

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The Terminal Man Directed by Mike Hodges

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  • Martin Wilson's rating of the film The Terminal Man

    That this film failed commercially but impressed the likes of KUBRICK and MALICK is not surprising. It's as depressing a film about science and humanity as you will ever see. HODGES drains all "entertainment" out of the story, (no wonder it failed) and gets to its real core - a funeral dirge for mankind. It therefore, appropriately, culminates at a cemetery, in a freshly dug grave. This is as terminal a film as SALO.