Plot:¬†Imagine a machine that downloads one person’s thoughts and sensations to another individual. Any person. Any experience. Now imagine how that breakthrough technology might be corrupted in the wrong hands. Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood (in her final film) and Louise Fletcher portray virtual reality researchers determined to keep their high-tech invention from lowdown tampering in Brainstorm.

Rating: PG

Directed By: Douglas Trumbull

Written By: Robert Stitzel, Philip Frank Messina and Bruce Joel Rubin

Production: AJF Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, SLM Entertainment

In Theaters: September 30, 1983

Box Office: $8,900,000 (USA)

Budget: $15,000,000 (estimated)

Runtime: 1 hr. 46 mins.




Michael Brace – Christopher Walken
Karen Brace – Natalie Wood
Lillian Reynolds – Louise Fletcher
Alex Terson – Cliff Robertson
Gordy Forbes – Jordan Christopher
Landan Marks – Donald Hotton
Robert Jenkins – Alan Fudge

Hal Abramson – Joe Dorsey
James Zimbach – Bill Morey
Chris Brace – Jason Lively
Security Technician – Darrell Larson
Chef – Lou Walker
Andrea – Stacey Kuhne-Adams