• K-PAX (2001)


Release Date: October 26th, 2001

DVD Release Date: March 26th, 2002

PG-13 |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

Tells the story of a mysterious patient (Kevin Spacey) at a mental hospital who claims to be from a distant planet called K-PAX. As his psychiatrist (Jeff Bridges) tries to figure out exactly how to help the patient, he gradually begins to realize that the so-called alien is having a remarkable effect on the mental health of the hospital's other patients.

Cast: Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Mary McCormack, Alfre Woodard, David Patrick Kelly, Saul Williams, Peter Gerety, Celia Weston

Director: Iain Softley

Genres: Science fiction , Drama , Fantasy

Production Co: Lawrence Gordon Productions

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Moving , Hospital , Doctor , Office , Fall , 2000s ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Both consoling and confounding. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    When Kevin Spacey takes center stage, our planet really does seem bright.

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The heart of the movie is in the Spacey performance, and in knowing that less is more, he plays Prot absolutely matter-of-factly. show more

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