Saturday Matinee: The Dead Zone

“The Dead Zone” (1983) is a horror/drama directed by David Cronenberg based on a novel by Stephen King. When Johnny Smith (Christopher Walken) awakens from a coma caused by a car accident, he finds that years have passed. Heartbroken that his girlfriend (Brooke Adams) has moved on, Johnny must also contend with new unsettling powers allowing him to see a person’s future with a mere touch. After shaking the hand of aspiring politician Greg Stillson (Martin Sheen), Johnny sees the impending danger presented by the candidate’s victory and resolves to prevent it.

Watch the full film on Crackle here.

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