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R| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
When scientist Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum) completes his teleportation device, he decides to test its abilities on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a housefly slips in during the process, leading to a merger of man and insect. Initially, Brundle appears to have undergone a successful teleportation, but the fly's cells begin to take over his body. As he becomes increasingly fly-like, Brundle's girlfriend (Geena Davis) is horrified as the person she once loved deteriorates into a monster.

Cast: Jeff Goldblum , Geena Davis , John Getz , Joy Boushel , Les Carlson , George Chuvalo , Michael Copeman , David Cronenberg

Director: David Cronenberg

Genres: Horror, Science fiction

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

The Fly (1986)

Release Date: June 26th, 1991|1 hr. 35 min.

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  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    This picture is disgusting. [15 Aug 1986] show more

  • 90
    Julie Salamon Wall Street Journal

    This is a first-rate squealer. [07 Aug 1986] show more

  • 100
    TV Guide

    As a remake, The Fly transcends the original, taking it in new directions and exploring its underutilized potential. show more

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