Here’s Darren’s Day 22 choice for our October Kingathon – The Lawnmower Man (1992)
Writer: Brett Leonard, Gimel Everett (Screenplay)
Starring: Jeff Fahey, Pierce Brosnan, Jenny Wright, Mark Bringelson, Geoffrey Leiws
Plot: A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.
There may be spoilers the rest of the review
Verdict: Dated Sci-fi Film.
Story: The Lawnmower Man starts with Dr Lawrence Angelo (Brosnan) trying to use science to increase intelligence, for now he is working for government research centre with chimps but they want him to push his subject too fast leading to him escaping. With Angelo trying to keep the chimp alive simple gardener Jobe (Fahey) offer the chimp shelter as the government closes in on it location.
With this experiment going sour Dr Angelo quits and decides to perform the experiment on human subject and the perfect subject is Jobe, as Jobe starts to…
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