Synopsis: A government funded project looks into using psychics to enter people's dreams, with some mechanical help. When a subject dies in his sleep from a heart attack Alex Gardner becomes suspicious that another of the psychics is killing people in the dreams somehow and that is causing them to die in real life. He must find a way to stop the abuse of the power to enter dreams.
Director(s): Joseph Ruben
Production: HBO Video
  1 win & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
99 min

Are you well sir?

Yes, I'm fine.

Is there anything I can do for you?

Should call your doctor?

Good night, Fred.

Good evening, Mr. President.

This is Alex Gardner,

when I was 19 years.

I worked with for a year and a half.

It was a real genius.

Extraordinarily gifted.


Telekinesis was just one of their talents.

I remember reading about him.

It caused great controversy at the time.

And in the middle of it disappeared.

If I let things calm down.

After months of intensive

testing parapsychological...

Do not want to be more a guinea pig

. And who would like to be?

It's perfect.

I want.

Indeed would be more than perfect.

If we found it.

That let me to me.

If still alive, I will find.

And there they go.

Prancy Blue takes the lead, Admiral's Runner is

second, Completely fine are followed in third.

Tracked Cover the Bet,

Heavy Rain and High Compression.

It is now approaching the first turn.

Prancy Blue continues to

lead, Completely Fine

second, third are followed

Admiral's Runner.

After Heavy Rain, followed by High

Compression who begins to accelerate

High Compression

attacks now an opening to the first.

High Compression comes first.

Who would have imagined. Won

High Compression.

I like this Benjamin Franklin.

He discovered electricity.

Grasp it.

What are you doing here? Is

it some kind of pervert?

No longer is safe

in bathrooms these days.

'Hi, Alex.

- Hey, am I looking for?

Could hurt my feelings the

way in which I avoid.

Do not see around here often, but when

do you always have the right bet.

I think I'm a lucky guy.

Not this day. It looks like we have to teach

some lessons share your winnings with others.

To keep you healthy, you and I will


Okay look, you want this? No problem.

- Grab the son of a b*tch.

- Watch where you walk.

- A**hole.

Cheers, "Partner".

( Hope you enjoyed another

exciting day at the races.)

(Alex Hi Nancy, we met at the China Club

, do you remember? Call me.)

(Alex is Eddie. I have to manage

your bets for the weekend. Call me.)

( Alex is Maggie, I do not want to

see you, I do not want to talk... )

(Alex, Maggie. Call me.)

Mr. Gardner?

- No, he lives in the...

We know you are Alex Gardner.

- Who the hell are you?

- We are the College Tornhill,

I'm Roy Babcock and Gary Finch is.

- Little proposition for you.

- yeah?

Does the opportunity of a lifetime?

- Well, that depends on you.

Oh yeah, Well um, I think

better move the car.

Err hear guys, I think the

thought better and I'm not interested.

Let me not where

is parked that Siena.

I know this may sound a bit sinister, Mr. Gardner

but we have instructions to take it back to us.

Am I being kidnapped?

There are people in that

Tornhill want to talk to you.

Oh yeah and they will do if I

open this door and jump Huh?

I suppose I ought to stop him.

Just sit and enjoy the ride.

Hey, I can ask you a question?

- Go.

Am I in danger?

- Not us.

A and sent my mother understood. I wanted

to ensure that complete my studies.

Sign here please.

- I'm not signing anything not even that this is all about.

Then nothing preventing us from continuing.


Sit down, then someone will be with you.

-Continue with this,

I have a

knows that we're watching.

Hi Alex, I am Dr. Jane DeVries.

I'm glad you could come.

Ah, Perhaps you can tell me what the hell am I doing here?

- We work on a project.

Do you have a tank of geniuses

trying to test a new theory?

Since age 19 I have not taken

part in any event paranormal.

What good because we are not interested in gimmicks holidays here.

- What they are interested?

In dreams.


Why do you need so much security here?

We are cautious, we do not want

to leak any class information.

Here is our post monitoring of dreams.

Hi, guys.

All these people have regular nightmares.

These people here this phase MRO

- Rapid Eye Movement. A dream.

That is correct.

- I mean, I know a thing or two about it, Dr. DeVries.

I still think I have some things to show.

So, what is handled in this section?

Well here we delve into

sexual dysfunctions.

See if impotence is physical

or mental causes...

Watching the man in her dreams.

If not physical, the patient has at least 3

nocturnal erections.

I see. So Jane what you do here is to have


I see will be a great challenge to work with you.

- I have not agreed to cooperate.

Dr. Devries need a moment

- Sorry, I just take a second.

Hi Alex, you're late.

Novotny, I should have imagined.

- You're 9 years later.

You left me sitting in Chicago in a

Bioalimentadora machine overheated.

I was very busy.

I did not care that you left, but at least You

should tell me that you were alive. I was worried.

Worried about me or your

Investment in research?


I apologize but we both know

I'm not good at it ..

I spend much time. Good to see you.

- I also see you.

But was it really necessary to the kidnapping?

- Would you have come if you phoned?

Nice place you have here.

Who is the decorator, Darth Vader?

Come on Alex, we should talk. What do you

think at dinner with a couple of drinks?

Well, but before you jump on the check

I want to know some things.

I have no intention of spending the next

six months electrodes stuck up his ass.

Do not worry Alex, you can always go back to your

life before betting on the races and courting girls.

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David Loughery

David Loughery is an American screenwriter and producer. Born in Chicago, Loughery attended Ball State University and the University of Iowa where he was a member of the Iowa Playwrights Workshop. His first produced screenplay was Dreamscape in 1984. Loughery often works with director Joseph Ruben for whom he has written or rewritten several films including The Stepfather, The Good Son, and Penthouse North. Five of Loughery's films (Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Passenger 57, The Three Musketeers, Lakeview Terrace, and Obsessed) have opened Number One at the box office. more…

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