Altered States

Lists: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Brief Synopsis: "A research scientist believes other states of consciousness are as real as everyday reality. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic drugs, he explores these altered states and endures experiences that make madness seem a blessing."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 1980: # 0)

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People Involved

  • William Hurt (Professor Eddie Jessup)
  • Blair Brown (Emily Jessup)
  • Bob Balaban (Arthur Rosenberg)
  • Charles Haid (Mason Parrish, Professor of Endocrinology at Harvard Medical School)
  • Thaao Penghlis (Echeverria)
  • Miguel Godreau (Primal Man)
  • Dori Brenner (Sylvia Rosenberg)
  • Peter Brandon (Hobart)
  • Charles White-Eagle (The Brujo)
  • Drew Barrymore (Margaret Jessup)
  • Megan Jeffers (Grace Jessup)
  • Jack Murdock (Hector Orteco)
  • Francis X. McCarthy (Obispo (as Frank McCarthy))
  • Deborah Baltzell (Schizophrenic Patient)
  • Evan Richards (Young Rosenberg)
  • Howard Feuer (Director)