The Fury
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Brian De Palma returns to the mind-blowing potential of telekinesis in the follow-up to his 1976 horror hit Carrie. While vacationing with his psychic son, Robin (Andrew Stevens), and close associate Childress (John Cassavetes), government agent Peter Sandza (Kirk Douglas) survives a terrorist attack, only to discover that it was staged by Childress so he could kidnap Robin for his own nefarious purposes. With the assistance of another psychic (William Finley) and Hester (Carrie Snodgress), an employee at the Paragon Institute for Psychic Research, Peter discovers a telekinetic Chicago… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 78%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A hangout movie when all's said and done."
‑ Bill Chambers, Film Freak Central
"This more streamlined thriller about another telekinetic girl (Amy Irving) has few supporters, but it revealed further development in De Palma's storytelling skills."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"One of De Palma's flawed-yet-fascinating early experiments."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
"DePalma's most-underrated movie."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Above average supernatural doings with Kirk Douglas and some paranormal youngsters."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"The movie that draws the deepest line in the sand between De Palma apologists and De Palma maniacs."
‑ Eric Henderson, Slant Magazine
"De Palma's follow up to "Carrie." Look for Darryl Hannah in her first role."
‑ Michael A. Smith, Nolan's Pop Culture Review
"A guilty pleasure horror outing, with a dynamite finale that's a blast!"
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"a pointless but exciting mishmash of action scenes and psychic effects, supported by a cast of reliable and attractive performers."
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
"An often overlooked De Palma effort. A highly entertaining supernatural thriller with a number of visually stunning set pieces and an unforgettably explosive finish."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
"Seriously unnerving."
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"Cassavetes is a great villain."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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