Scanners (1981)

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Corrected entry: In the opening scene where Cameron Vale gets his hand shot with a tranquilizer dart, he fails to react like anyone else would: pull that dart off immediately. He just watches it sticking out of his hand for a minute or so before passing out.


Correction: He is most likely in shock, which causes your muscles to freeze up, and can also prevents you from making rational decisions. Much like a "deer in the headlights" scenario, where the animal does not instinctively move, but rather stands still in the path of a car.


Continuity mistake: After the scanner's head explodes, not only is the table clean in the next shot (as already submitted) but Revok himself is as clean as a whistle. He was sat right next to him. (00:12:33)

Jack Vaughan

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Paul Ruth: How do you feel?
Cameron: I feel... crystal clear.

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Trivia: Scanners is identified as having the first known media depiction of psychic activity directly or indirectly causing nosebleed. This concept has since become widespread in movies, television, and comic books/graphic novels.


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