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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.

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Directed by

David Cronenberg

Written by

David Cronenberg (Screenplay)
Charles Edward Pogue (Screenplay)

Runtime

96 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada

Language

English

Tagline

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Cast

Keywords

remake science experiment bodily dismemberment scientist mutant animal horror body horror mutation to beam fly the insect parasite underneath skin craziness melting

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Lists

#619 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#19 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut

#18 on The 100 best horror films TimeOut

Awards

Oscar for Best Makeup