Join Vincent and Tangella as they watch “The Lawnmower Man” from 1992 with Pierce Brosnan and Jeff Fahey.
"The Lawnmower Man" is a riveting 1992 science fiction horror film that delves into the unforeseen consequences of human experimentation. The story unfolds around Jobe Smith, a simple-minded gardener, who becomes the subject of Dr. Lawrence Angelo's groundbreaking research. Dr. Angelo, working for Virtual Space Industries, aims to enhance human intelligence using virtual reality and psychoactive drugs. However, the experiment takes a sinister turn when Jobe acquires not only superior intelligence but also psychokinetic and telepathic powers. This newfound power triggers a transformation in Jobe, leading him down a path of aggression and a quest to evolve into a digital entity. As Jobe's abilities grow, so does the danger he poses, culminating in a suspenseful climax where Dr. Angelo must confront the consequences of his creation. This film explores the ethical boundaries of scientific exploration and the volatile intersection of human consciousness and technology.
Pierce Brosnan as Dr. Lawrence Angelo
Jeff Fahey as Jobe Smith
Jenny Wright as Marnie Burke
Geoffrey Lewis as Terry McKeen
Jeremy Slate as Father Francis McKeen
Dean Norris as The Director
Austin O'Brien as Peter Parkette
Troy Evans as Lieutenant Goodwin
Rosalee Mayeux as Carla Parkette
Mark Bringelson as Sebastian Timms