Scanners

Scanners

"10 Seconds: The Pain Begins. 15 Seconds: You Can’t Breathe. 20 Seconds: You Explode."
  • R
  • 1981
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 6.8  (48,492)
  • 60

"Scanners" (1981) is a Canadian science fiction movie. The titular scanners are people who have telekinetic and telepathic powers. A corporation called ConSec seeks to exploit the scanners by using them as living weapons. One scanner serves ConSec as an assassin, while another wants to bring ConSec down. One of "Scanners" claims to fame is the infamous trademark attack used by the more ruthless scanners: they could use their powers to make someone's head explode.

Scanners
Description
"Scanners" (1981) is a Canadian science fiction movie. The titular scanners are people who have telekinetic and telepathic powers. A corporation called ConSec seeks to exploit the scanners by using them as living weapons. One scanner serves ConSec as an assassin, while another wants to bring ConSec down. One of "Scanners" claims to fame is the infamous trademark attack used by the more ruthless scanners: they could use their powers to make someone's head explode.

Scanners is a 1981 science fiction movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 43 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8 and a MetaScore of 60.

Scanners is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Max, Amazon and Apple TV. Some platforms allow you to rent Scanners for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1981
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 43 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (48,492)
  • Metascore
    60