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Threshold (1981)

PG
97 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

The celebrated heart surgeon Dr. Vrain supports the research of the offbeat scientist Aldo Gehring, who is inventing an artificial heart. Dr. Vrain performs the first artificial human heart transplant against the advice of the Ethics ...See moreThe celebrated heart surgeon Dr. Vrain supports the research of the offbeat scientist Aldo Gehring, who is inventing an artificial heart. Dr. Vrain performs the first artificial human heart transplant against the advice of the Ethics Committee. Written by Will Gilbert See less
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Release date
Jan 21, 1983 (United States)

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66 cast members
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Donald Sutherland
Dr. Thomas Vrain Dr. Thomas Vrain   See fewer
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John Marley
Edgar Fine Edgar Fine   See fewer
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Sharon Acker
Tilla Vrain Tilla Vrain   See fewer
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Mare Winningham
Carol Severance Carol Severance   See fewer
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Jeff Goldblum
Dr. Aldo Gehring Dr. Aldo Gehring   See fewer
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Michael Lerner
Henry De Vici Henry De Vici   See fewer
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Julie Armstrong
Donna Clure Donna Clure   See fewer
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Jun Asahina
Japanese Technician Japanese Technician   See fewer
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Steve Ballantine
Injured Motorcyclist Injured Motorcyclist   See fewer
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Ralph Benmergui
Mr. Orantes' Interpreter (as Ralph Benmurgui) Mr. Orantes' Interpreter (as Ralph Benmurgui)   See fewer
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Richard Blackburn
Dr. Cutter Dr. Cutter   See fewer
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Lally Cadeau
Anita, Vrain's Secretary Anita, Vrain's Secretary   See fewer
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Eric Clavering
Old Man in Recovery Old Man in Recovery   See fewer
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James Douglas
Older Doctor in X-Ray Room (as James B. Douglas) Older Doctor in X-Ray Room (as James B. Douglas)   See fewer
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Valeria Elia
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Jan Filips
Young Doctor in X-Ray Room Young Doctor in X-Ray Room   See fewer
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Barry Flatman
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Marilyn Gardner
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Stuart Gillard
Dick Getts Dick Getts   See fewer
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Barbara Gordon
Wanda, Vrain's Scrub Nurse Wanda, Vrain's Scrub Nurse   See fewer
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Michael C. Gwynne
Jay Wingate Jay Wingate   See fewer
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Robert Haley
Doctor in Recovery Ward Doctor in Recovery Ward   See fewer
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Thomas Harvey
Dr. Bixio Dr. Bixio   See fewer
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Paul Hecht
Heart Day M.C. Heart Day M.C.   See fewer
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David Hovan
Short O.R. Visitor Short O.R. Visitor   See fewer
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Ken James
Mr. Severance Mr. Severance   See fewer
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Robert Joy
David Art David Art   See fewer
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Samantha Langevin
Mrs. Clure Mrs. Clure   See fewer
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Shawn Lawrence
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Stan Lesk
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James Loxley
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Sam Malkin
Mr. Orantes Mr. Orantes   See fewer
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Maureen McRae
Bonnie Bonnie   See fewer
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Jack Messinger
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Ernest Michel
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Mavor Moore
Ethics Committee Chairman Ethics Committee Chairman   See fewer
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Allan F. Nicholls
Dr. Basil Rents (as Allan Nicholls) Dr. Basil Rents (as Allan Nicholls)   See fewer
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Lheila Palumbo
Berman Twin Berman Twin   See fewer
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Yasmina Palumbo
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Susan J. Ruddick
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Mel Ryane
Curtis Ames (as Melody Ryane) Curtis Ames (as Melody Ryane)   See fewer
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Mary Sager
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Ray Stancer
Dr. Simone Dr. Simone   See fewer
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Jessica Steen
Tracy Vrain Tracy Vrain   See fewer
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Casey Stevens
Larry Hammond Larry Hammond   See fewer
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Jana Stinson
Sally Vrain Sally Vrain   See fewer
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Kunio Suyamo
Japanese Lecturer Japanese Lecturer   See fewer
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Kate Trotter
Mrs. Anderson Mrs. Anderson   See fewer
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Deborah Turnbull
Mrs. Severance Mrs. Severance   See fewer
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Françoise Vallée
Miss Hunter (as Francoise Vallee) Miss Hunter (as Francoise Vallee)   See fewer
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Rex - Guest at Dinner Party (as Robert Warner) Rex - Guest at Dinner Party (as Robert Warner)   See fewer
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Dr. Pleatman (as Jonathan Welsh) Dr. Pleatman (as Jonathan Welsh)   See fewer
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Murray Westgate
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Mary Anne Adam
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Margaret Edgar
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6.2 / 10 | 378 votes