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The Fly (15-Aug-1986)

Director: David Cronenberg

Writers: Charles Edward Pogue; David Cronenberg

From short story: The Fly by George Langelaan

Music by: Howard Shore

Producer: Stuart Cornfeld

Keywords: Sci-Fi/Horror, Experiment Gone Awry, Insects

Jeff Goldblum is physicist Seth Brundle, inventor of "telepods", teleportation devices. He suspects his girlfriend, a magazine writer, is still seeing her ex. In a drunken fit, he self-experiments by teleporting himself, a risk he was not willing to take earlier. But a housefly trapped in the device at the same time fuses its DNA to his. Good modern remake of The Fly (1958). Won Oscar for Best Makeup.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David Cronenberg
Film Director
15-Mar-1943   Videodrome
Geena Davis
21-Jan-1956   Earth Girls Are Easy
John Getz
15-Oct-1946   Blood Simple
Jeff Goldblum
22-Oct-1952   The Fly


Jeff Goldblum   ...   Seth Brundle
Geena Davis   ...   Veronica Quaife
John Getz   ...   Stathis Borans
Joy Boushel   ...   Tawny
Les Carlson   ...   Dr. Cheevers
George Chuvalo   ...   Marky
Michael Copeman   ...   2nd Man in Bar
David Cronenberg   ...   Gynecologist
Carol Lazare   ...   Nurse
Shawn Hewitt   ...   Clerk


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