Twilight Zone: The Movie

Release Date: July 7th, 2008

DVD Release Date: October 9th, 2007

PG |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

This tribute to the beloved supernatural TV show has four episodes. In the first, racist Bill Connor (Vic Morrow) is transformed into a Jew in World War II. Next, Mr. Bloom (Scatman Crothers) comes to a retirement home to teach the residents that they are only as young as they feel. In the third, teacher Helen Foley (Kathleen Quinlan) meets Antony (Jeremy Licht), a boy who is not what he seems. Finally, panicky plane passenger John Valentine (John Lithgow) sees gremlins attacking his flight.

Cast: Vic Morrow, John Lithgow, Kathleen Quinlan, Scatman Crothers, Bill Quinn, Selma Diamond, Jeremy Licht, Kevin McCarthy

Director: John Landis , Steven Spielberg , Joe Dante , George Miller

Genres: Science fiction

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Pursuit , Mystery , Suspenseful , France , House , 1980s , Escape , Bar

Ratings & Reviews

  • 12
    Boston Globe

    The original tv series was sometimes frightening, sometimes enlightening, and sometimes a bit too allegorical, but it was almost always entertaining. Serling gave us more in 25 minutes than Spielberg & Co. give us in nearly two hours. [24 Jun 1983, p.1]

  • 50
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The beauty of Twilight Zone -- The Movie is the same as the secret of the TV series: It takes ordinary people in ordinary situations and then (can you hear Rod Serling?) zaps them with "next stop -- the Twilight Zone!" show more

  • 63
    Gene SiskelChicago Tribune

    A mixed bag of four short films done in the style of famous '60s TV show. Two work; two don't. [July 22, 1983]

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