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Horror Science-Fiction 
Rated: 18+ (R)19811h 43mOn: HBO MAX HBO The Criterion Channel Tags: Drug Ghost Country: Canada

After a man with extraordinary—and frighteningly destructive—telepathic abilities is nabbed by agents from a mysterious rogue corporation, he discovers he is far from the only possessor of such strange powers, and that some of the other “scanners” have their minds set on world domination, while others are trying to stop them.Scanners featuring Jennifer O'Neill and Stephen Lack is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming with subscription on HBO, streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, and 3 others. It's a Horror and Science Fiction movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.7 (54,028 votes).

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David Cronenberg


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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, HBO, The Criterion Channel & 1 other).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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Not available to watch free online.

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#6,034 Ranked Movie

#152 Ranked in Ghost Movies

#263 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#375 Ranked in Horror Movies

Scanners has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.7 (54,028 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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