About

As the president of a trashy TV channel, Max Renn is desperate for new programming to attract viewers. When he happens upon "Videodrome," a TV show dedicated to gratuitous torture and punishment, Max sees a potential hit and broadcasts the show on his channel. However, after his girlfriend auditions for the show and never returns, Max investigates the truth behind Videodrome and discovers that the...

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Directed by

David Cronenberg

Written by

David Cronenberg (Writer)

Runtime

88 minutes

Country

Canada

Language

English

Tagline

First it controls your mind. Then it destroys your body.

Cast

Keywords

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#31 on The 100 best horror films TimeOut