PG | | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fiedler, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the power of telekinesis, which he uses not only to win her back, but to gain a little revenge.
Ken Shapiro described this film as "An adult Disney movie...in which Carrie (1976) meets Annie Hall (1977)."
I'm starting to see things move in thin air. Like this morning, I think I caused Darcy's coffee cup to slide across the table and crash. And then everything around was shaking and quaking...
Brian Stills: You trashed the place 'cause you're mad at this Daisy ...
Max Fielder: ...
When Darcy leaves the apartment, Max is in the main room. In the next shot, he's in the Kitchen doorway.
Alternate takes (without audio) are shown of the main characters during the end credits.
$4,758,371 (USA) (27 December 1981)