Demon Seed
Demon Seed (1977)

A brilliant scientist's marriage is strained by his devotion to his latest project, the creation of an intelligent supercomputer. When this tension drives the scientist to move out, the computer decides to take over the house and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 8, 1977
DVD Release Date: October 4, 2005
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Sragow
New Yorker

Christie's passionate, vulnerable performance keeps pulling the entire movie into her point of view.

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Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

A combination of Kubrick's 2001 and Polanski's Rosemary's Baby, with a dash of Buster Keaton's Electric House thrown in

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Wanna see a movie about a woman raped by a house?

Gary Arnold
Washington Post

What might have become an ingenious parable about the battle of the sexes ends up a dopey celebration of an obstetric abomination.

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Christopher Null

There's no way you can claim Demon Seed is a classic, or even any good, really, but it's undeniably worth an hour and a half of your time

Scott Weinberg

Alternately fascinating and goofy.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It falls in the Rosemary's Baby (1968) tradition for creepy child birth films about violated moms.

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Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

Ahead of it's time.

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
By reading the synopsis, you can tell that this is a very strange sci-fi horror movie. It's a very creepy tale of machines gone bad, you'll never… More
Steve K
Adult sci-fi, the kind of film no one would dare to make today.
Pierluigi Puccini
A sci-fi/horror film in the tradition of Cronenberg or Polanski's Rosemary's baby, but instead of dealing with supernatural forces, it deals with the… More
Danny Rovira
An evocative, intelligent sci-fi thriller based on the Dean Koontz novel, concerning a new revolutionary supercomputer called Proteus IV which is capable of… More
xGary Xx
One of those 70s "concept" sci-fi movies that are allegedly based on "factual science" that look so laughable now. A computer imprisons a… More
Marcus Woolcott
It's essentially a science-fiction Rosemary's Baby...but that's no bad thing