The Dead Zone (1983)

8.17 / Rated by 3 people

Science Fiction
103 min.
Plot  In the town of Castle Rock, Maine, Johnny Smith (Christopher Walken), a young schoolteacher, is in love with his colleague Sarah Bracknell (Brooke Adams). After having a headache following a ride on a roller-coaster, Johnny politely declines when Sarah asks if he wants to spend the night with her.

As he drives home through stormy weather, Johnny has a car accident that leaves him in a coma. He awakens under the care of neurologist Dr. Sam Weizak (Herbert Lom) and finds that five years have passed and that Sarah has married and had a child.

Johnny also discovers that he now has the psychic ability to learn a person's secrets (past, present, future) through physical contact with them. As he touches a nurse's hand, he has a vision of her daughter trapped in a fire. He also sees that Weizak's mother, long thought to have died during World War II, is still alive.

As news of his "gift" spreads, Johnny is asked by a sheriff (Tom Skerritt) for help with a series of m...



Christopher Walken
Johnny Smith
Brooke Adams
Sarah Bracknell
Tom Skerritt
Sheriff Bannerman
Herbert Lom
Dr. Sam Weizak
Anthony Zerbe
Roger Stuart
Martin Sheen
Greg Stillson
Nicholas Campbell
Deputy Frank Dodd


All Titles

The Dead Zone
English Original Title

Release Dates


United States




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