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The Fly

15th August 1986
1h 36m
David Cronenberg

The Fly is a 1986 Horror Sci-Fi film released on 15th August; David Cronenberg directed the film which stars Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, and John Getz. A sequel, The Fly II, was released in 1989. It is a remake/reboot of the 1958 film The Fly. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $45,629,159 on its budget.

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When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 2:51am.

Cast (12)

Jeff Goldblum Jeff Goldblum Seth Brundle
Age at Filming ≈ 33
Geena Davis Geena Davis Veronica Quaife
Age at Filming ≈ 29
John Getz John Getz
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Leslie Carlson
Age at Filming ≈ 52
Joy Boushel
Age at Filming ≈ 26
George Chuvalo
Age at Filming ≈ 48
David Cronenberg David Cronenberg
Age at Filming ≈ 42

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Production Companies

SLM Production Group Brooksfilms

Connected Films

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The Fly Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

17% 20-29
17% 30-39
17% 40-49
8% 50-59
42% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

8% Animal
33% Female
58% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

8% Gynaecologist
92% Unknown

The Fly FAQ

When was The Fly released?

The Fly was released on Friday August 15th, 1986.

How much did The Fly cost to make?

The budget was $15,000,000.

How much money did The Fly make?

The worldwide revenue was $60,629,159.

Is The Fly on Netflix?

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

Is The Fly on Amazon Prime?

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

Is The Fly on Disney Plus?

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