Title: Videodrome (1983)
Tagline: First it controls your mind. Then it destroys your body.
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction
Director: David Cronenberg
Cast: James Woods, Sonja Smits, Debbie Harry, Peter Dvorsky, Leslie Carlson, Jack Creley, Lynne Gorman, Julie Khaner, Reiner Schwarz, David Bolt, Lally Cadeau, Henry Gomez, Harvey Chao, David Tsubouchi, Kay Hawtrey, Sam Malkin, Bob Church, Jayne Eastwood, Franciszka Hedland, David Cronenberg
Runtime: 88Plot: 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 graphic violence may not be as fake as he thought.