The Terminal Man


1h 44m 1974
The Terminal Man

Brief Synopsis

To end his violent seizures, a computer whiz has a microcomputer implanted in his brain.

Film Details

Also Known As
Terminal Man
Genre
Thriller
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1974

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Technicolor)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.85 : 1

Synopsis

A scientist decides to undergo an experimental surgery in the hopes that it will control his violent tendencies. Surgeons implant a miniature computer in his head, but the mechanism malfunctions, and his condition worsens, turning him into a vicious killer

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Terminal Man, The (1974) - You've Been Given Ten Milligrams Unbridled corporate scientists, Donald Moffat as McPherson, with Richard Dysart, Michael C. Gwynne, Matt Clark as technician Gerhard and Joan Hackett as Dr. Ross, with their post-surgical patient, the title character, George Segal as psychotic computer genius Harry, delight at their ability to control his laughter, then contain his seizure, in The Terminal Man, 1974.
Terminal Man, The (1974) - In Unfamiliar Surroundings Psychiatrist Ross (Joan Hackett) lectures an absurdly large assemblage of colleagues about her patient (George Segal as the title character, psychotic computer genius Harry Benson) before his radical brain surgery procedure, Mike Hodges directing from his script based on the Michael Crichton novel, in The Terminal Man, 1974.
Terminal Man, The (1974) - He's Very Heavily Sedated As violent psychotic computer scientist Harry (George Segal, title character) is prepared for experimental brain surgery, one of his doctors (Michael C. Gwynne as Morris) receives unexpected visitor Angela (Jill Clayburgh, in one of her first movie roles), while a nurse (Dee Carroll) reads a disturbing report, in The Terminal Man, 1974, directed by Mike Hodges.
Terminal Man, The (1974) - Open, Where Psycho-Surgery Is Concerned An unexplained shot of a helicopter, then photos of the title character (George Segal) and family in a forensic context, as doctor Donald Moffat, P-R man James B. Sikking and surgeon Richard Dysart converse in a rooftop L-A restaurant, opening director and screenwriter Mike Hodges’ adaptation of the Michael Crichton novel, The Terminal Man, 1974.

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Film Details

Also Known As
Terminal Man
Genre
Thriller
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1974

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Technicolor)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.85 : 1

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The Terminal Man


To end his violent seizures, a computer whiz has a microcomputer implanted in his brain.
The Terminal Man

The Terminal Man

To end his violent seizures, a computer whiz has a microcomputer implanted in his brain.

Quotes

It smells like pig shit in turpentine.
- Benson

Trivia

Michael Crichton was originally going to write and direct the film.

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1974

Released in United States 1974