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Altered States (1980)

R
102 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically.
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Director
Writer
Paddy Chayefsky (written for the screen by) (as Sidney Aaron) (novel)
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Richard Macdonald (as Richard McDonald)
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$ 174,650
Gross (USA)
$ 19,853,892
Gross (World)
$ 19,853,892
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Release date
Dec 25, 1980 (United States)

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William Hurt
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Drew Barrymore
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Jack Murdock
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6.9 / 10 | 28,187 votes