Plot: Jobe, the church gardener known as the Lawnmower Man, is an adult with a six-year-old’s mind. At Cybertech, a nearby research centre, Dr Angelo uses his technological breakthrough, an advanced virtual reality computer system to accelerate the intelligence of laboratory chimps. After a chance meeting with Jobe, Dr Angelo begins experiments to advance Jobe’s intelligence with amazing and disturbing results.

Rating: R for language, sensuality and a scene of violence

Directed By: Brett Leonard

Written By: Brett Leonard and Gimel Everett

Production: Allied Vision, Fuji Eight Company Ltd., Lane Pringle Productions

In Theaters: March 6, 1992

Box Office: $32,101,000 (USA)

Budget: $10,000,000 (estimated)

Runtime: 1 hr. 48 mins.


Jobe Smith – Jeff Fahey
Dr. Lawrence Angelo – Pierce Brosnan
Marnie Burke – Jenny Wright
Sebastian Timms – Mark Bringelson
Terry McKeen – Geoffrey Lewis
Father Francis McKeen – Jeremy Slate
The Director – Dean Norris
Caroline Angelo – Colleen Coffey
Ed Walts – Jim Landis

Lieutenant Goodwin – Troy Evans
Carla Parkette – Rosalee Mayeux
Peter Parkette – Austin O’Brien
Security Chief – Michael Gregory
Patrolman Cooley – Joe Hart
Jake Simpson – John Laughlin
Harold Parkette – Ray Lykins