• The Lawnmower Man (1992)

The Lawnmower Man

Release Date: March 2nd, 1992

DVD Release Date: December 17th, 1997

R |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

The eccentric Dr. Lawrence Angelo (Pierce Brosnan) puts mentally disabled landscaper Jobe Smith (Jeff Fahey) on a regimen of experimental pills and computer-simulated training sequences in hopes of augmenting the man's intelligence. In time Jobe becomes noticeably brighter and also begins to fare much better with the opposite sex. But, as he develops psychic powers, he realizes that those around him have taken advantage of his simplicity his whole life, and he plots a bloody revenge.

Cast: Jeff Fahey, Pierce Brosnan, Jenny Wright, Mark Bringelson, Geoffrey Lewis, Jeremy Slate, Dean Norris, Colleen Coffey

Director: Brett Leonard

Genres: Science Fiction

Production Co: Allied Vision

Keywords: Transformation, Emotional, Revenge, Temptation, Hotel, House, 1980s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    If you like to have your mind blown, this movie will do the job. [10 Mar 1992, p.4D]

  • 63
    Stephen HunterBaltimore Sun

    As a visual adventure, "The Lawnmower Man" is great fun. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    The story, however, was interesting and the minor characters, as well as the photography, were enjoyable to watch. Not to mention you get a preview of what may be next in home entertainment. [13 Mar 1992, p.N]

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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