The Terminal Man
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In this sci-fi thriller, based on a novel by Michael Crichton, a scientist decides to be the lab rat in an experimental surgery to control his violent tendencies. During the surgical procedure, a miniature computer is implanted in his head. Unfortunately, the mechanism malfunctions, and he becomes a vicious killer.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 58%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A thoughtful and unusually pessimistic sci-fi pic."
‑ , Time Out
"An aimless and unexciting science-fiction story."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"An intriguing premise, and Segal's strong central performance (a break from the light comedies he became famous for in the 1970s) makes up for workmanlike direction."
‑ , Film4
"While this movie seems unsalvageable, it might have had some punch if we'd been told more about the Segal character's past, before his operation."
‑ Nora Sayre, New York Times
"Hodges takes a cool, detached approach, designing most scenes in monochrome with disturbing flesh-colours, and manages to make Segal's semi-android a strangely sympathetic monster."
‑ , Empire Magazine
"By the time The Terminal Man reaches its tragic ending, it has succeeded in the dubious achievement of making us view its subject as dispassionately as any clinician."
‑ Jeremy Heilman,
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‑ Daniel M. Kimmel, Worcester Telegram & Gazette
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