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30th September 1983
1h 46m
Douglas Trumbull

Brainstorm is a 1983 Cyber Punk Thriller film released on 30th September; Douglas Trumbull directed the film which stars Christopher Walken, Louise Fletcher, and Cliff Robertson. The film was a box office failure, making a loss of $7,780,540 on its budget.


Two brilliant research scientists have invented a device capable of recording and playing back sensory experiences only to have devastating results when one of them records their own death.

Cast (21)

Christopher Walken's profile Christopher Walken
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Louise Fletcher's profile Louise Fletcher
Age at Filming ≈ 48
Cliff Robertson's profile Cliff Robertson
Age at Filming ≈ 59
Darrell Larson's profile Darrell Larson
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Alan Fudge's profile Alan Fudge
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Donald Hotton
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Lana Clarkson
Age at Filming ≈ 20
Joe Dorsey
Age at Filming ≈ 50
Bill Morey's profile Bill Morey
Age at Filming ≈ 63
Jordan Christopher
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Jason Lively
Age at Filming ≈ 14
Nina Axelrod's profile Nina Axelrod
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Ira David Wood III
Age at Filming ≈ 35

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Production Companies

Brainstorm Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

5% 13-19
10% 20-29
19% 30-39
19% 40-49
10% 50-59
5% 60-69
33% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

29% Female
71% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Neutral/Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

Brainstorm FAQ

When was Brainstorm released?

Brainstorm was released 40 years ago, on Friday September 30th, 1983.

How much did Brainstorm cost to make?

The budget was $18,000,000.

How much money did Brainstorm make?

The worldwide revenue was $10,219,460.

Is Brainstorm on Netflix?

No, Brainstorm is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is Brainstorm on Amazon Prime?

No, Brainstorm is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is Brainstorm on Disney Plus?

No, Brainstorm is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States