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The Fly (1986)

  R Closed Captioning

David Cronenberg

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Plot Summary

In a remake of the 1958 cult classic, a young scientist transforms himself into a fly in an experiment gone horribly wrong. Seth Brundle, a brilliant but eccentric scientist attempts to woo investigative journalist Veronica Quaife by offering her a scoop on his latest research in the field of matter transportation, which against all the expectations of the scientific establishment have proved successful. Up to a point, Brundle thinks he has ironed out the last problem when he successfully transports a living creature, but when he attempts to teleport himself a fly enters one of the transmission booths, and Brundle finds he is a changed man.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

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91%
  • Reviews Counted: 56
  • Fresh: 51
  • Rotten: 5
  • Average Rating: 8.2/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: A gross-your-eyes-out horror movie that is also the year's most poignant romance. – Richard Corliss, TIME Magazine, Oct 18, 2011

Fresh: David Cronenberg's remake of the 1958 horror classic The Fly is not for the squeamish. Casting Jeff Goldblum was a good choice as he brings a quirky, common touch to the spacey scientist role. – Variety Staff, Variety, May 27, 2011

Fresh: What makes The Fly such a stunning piece of obsessive film making is the way Cronenberg deftly allows us to identify with his monstrous creation. – Patrick Goldstein, Los Angeles Times, Aug 4, 2013

Fresh: As slimy and as grotesque as some of its special effects become, The Fly is a far superior horror film to the top-grossing film in America of late, Aliens. – Gene Siskel, Chicago Tribune, Aug 4, 2013

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Customer Reviews

GROSS!!

Ugh! I still remember the first time I watched this movie, it's still uncomfortable to watch it! Great horror movie but it still scares the hell out me and my friends. All in all a well recommended movie to scare someone and make them have nightmares!

Way to much $ for the movie.

Great movie but why is it 17.99? You can buy it on blu ray for 7.99. Come on apple!

Much better than the original!

This version is totally engrossing from beginning to end. So much better than the original with Vincent Price (not to discredit Mr. Price). The FX and makeup were incredible, but the actors were totally real in portraying their rolls. Combine getting into the characters along with the suspense and horror and you've got a 5 star movie. Thanks iTunes for adding this.

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  • Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy
  • Released: 1986

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