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Phenomenon (1996)  link to Phenomenon on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1033

poster Phenomenon

IMDb Rating:
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6.4/10 (71342 votes)

Country: USA, 123 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi

Director(s): Jon Turteltaub

John Travolta plays George Malley, who owns the local auto repair shop in a small California town. After celebrating his birthday with friends at the local bar/hang-out, George heads for home. He pauses to watch a strange light in the sky, then collapses for a few seconds in the middle of the deserted street. In the days and weeks that follow, George finds his IQ and consciousness expanding dramatically, and develops telekinetic abilities. Despite his attempts to explain what has happened to him, with just a very few exceptions, most of the local townspeople treat the "new" George as a freak. His state of isolation becomes even more pronounced when his new-found abilities allow him to correctly predict an earthquake, and outside authorities become interested in what's happened to him.


photo John Travolta John Travolta George Malley
photo Kyra Sedgwick Kyra Sedgwick Lace Pennamin
photo Forest Whitaker Forest Whitaker Nate Pope
photo Robert Duvall Robert Duvall Doc Brunder
photo Jeffrey DeMunn Jeffrey DeMunn Prof. John Ringold

Medium: Media file,

Location: [Seagate Expansion Drive]G:\Movies\P\Phenomenon.avi

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1