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The Dead Zone (2002)

A young man awakens from a six-year coma with the ability to see into peoples futures.

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Robert Lieberman

Writers:

Stephen King (novel), Michael Piller (creator) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Michael Hall ... Johnny Smith
Nicole de Boer ... Sarah Bracknell Bannerman
Chris Bruno ... Sheriff Walt Bannerman
John L. Adams ... Bruce Lewis
Rick Tae ... Dr. Tran, Ph.D.
Kristen Dalton ... Dana Bright
Anna Hagan ... Vera Smith
Gina Chiarelli ... Nurse Elaine MacGowan
Michael J Rogers ... Frank Dodd (as Michael Rogers)
David Ogden Stiers ... Rev. Gene Purdy
Emily Holmes ... Allison
John Hainsworth John Hainsworth ... Barker #1
Campbell Lane ... Barker #2
Justin Stillwell ... Boy Student
Kenya Jo Kennedy Kenya Jo Kennedy ... Maggie MacGowan
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Storyline

Johnny Smith is a high school teacher in love with Sarah Bracknell, a music teacher at the same school. But Johnny is smashed up in a horrendous car accident and slips into a coma that lasts for six years. When he awakens, Sarah has married another man, while his once-latent psychic powers come to flower. He now has visions that reveal things from both the past and the future. And this puts him in the path of a serial killer. Written by J. Spurlin

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for a sexual reference | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English | Vietnamese

Release Date:

5 November 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dead Zone See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The DVD has an alternate ending in which the final battle takes place in a forest, along with an introduction by Shawn Piller about why the new ending was used. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where they discovered the body at the windmill, Johnny and Bruce walk past a police car with its roof emergency lights on. When the scene switches to a different camera, the emergency lights of the police car are off. See more »

Connections

Follows The Dead Zone (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Mr. Sandman
Written by Pat Ballard
Performed by the cast of The Dead Zone
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First rate thriller-suspense!
14 April 2003 | by Alyssa-11See all my reviews

This is an excellent, first rate series and way better than the original in my opinion. Anthony Michael Hall is utterly perfect as Johnny. He has that certain something that gives his character great intensity and warmth. I'm not the biggest TV fan anymore but with this show, I am totally on the edge of my seat. Take another look at Anthony Michael Hall, he is superb.

Great cast, great directing, great plots...this is what good entertainment should be about. I highly recommend it to all.


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