Hollywood Movies with Telekinesis, Psychokinesis, Telepathy, Telepathic Powers, Psychic Powers, Mind Powers, Brain Powers

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Hollywood Movies with Telekinesis, Psychokinesis, Telepathy, Telepathic Powers, Psychic Powers, Mind Powers, Brain Powers.

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1. Akira (1988)

R | 124 min | Animation, Action, Drama

A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath who can only be stopped by two teenagers and a group of psychics.

Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda

Votes: 147,710 | Gross: $0.55M

was a Japanese anime film based on the manga of the same name. In the movie version the character Tetsuo and Akira (although he has died by the time of the events of the film) develop telekinetic powers. Tetsuo's grow out of his control and result in the destruction of Neo-Tokyo.

2. The Green Mile (1999)

R | 189 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

61 Metascore

The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

Votes: 1,055,159 | Gross: $136.80M

starred Tom Hanks as a prison guard and Michael Clarke Duncan an an imate sentenced to death who has the power to heal. Set in 1999 with the majority of the story as a flashback to 1935 Louisiana. Based on the 1996 Stephen King novel. The film was nominated for four Oscars, including Best Picture and a supporting actor nomination for Duncan.

3. Stalker (1979)

Not Rated | 162 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Alisa Freyndlikh, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Nikolay Grinko

Votes: 102,784 | Gross: $0.23M

a Russian sc-fi film, at the end of which, the Stalker's young daughter is shown moving drinking glasses one by one across a table by telekinesis, with the third one crashing to the floor.

4. X-Men (2000)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

64 Metascore

In a world where mutants (evolved super-powered humans) exist and are discriminated against, two groups form for an inevitable clash: the supremacist Brotherhood, and the pacifist X-Men.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen

Votes: 547,343 | Gross: $157.30M

and all its sequels

5. Dark City (1998)

R | 100 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

66 Metascore

A man struggles with memories of his past, which includes a wife he cannot remember, and a nightmarish world without a sun.

Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt

Votes: 180,140 | Gross: $14.38M

a human with PK is being chased by mysterious aliens, who also have PK.

6. Carrie (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror

85 Metascore

Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

Votes: 157,540 | Gross: $33.80M

and its sequel and remakes

7. The Omen (1976)

R | 111 min | Horror

62 Metascore

Mysterious deaths surround an American ambassador. Could the child that he is raising actually be the Antichrist? The Devil's own son?

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens, David Warner

Votes: 100,953 | Gross: $4.27M

and its sequels.

featured stories about the Antichrist of Bible origin in contemporary times. The films made effective use of Oscar-winning music by composer Jerry Goldsmith during scenes in which the Antichrist Damien Thorn used psychic powers sourced from Satan, the devil.

8. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

PG-13 | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

92 Metascore

A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean

Votes: 1,554,472 | Gross: $315.54M

and its sequels and hobbit movies, have gandalf and saruman doing interesting stuff.

9. Forbidden Planet (1956)

G | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has.

Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens

Votes: 42,635 | Gross: $3.00M

this classic sci-fi movie featured a human scientist on an alien planet using an advanced machine to turn his subconscious thoughts into reality. The machine earlier destroyed the Krell, the alien race that constructed it. Technology-assisted PK.

10. Dreamscape (1984)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

A young psychic on the run from himself is recruited by a government agency experimenting with the use of the dream-sharing technology and is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of the U.S. president.

Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Eddie Albert

Votes: 12,934 | Gross: $11.48M

it starred Dennis Quaid as one of two medical research center operatives who could enter a patient's fantasy-filled dream and affect the person physically for good or ill in the real world.

11. The Shining (1980)

R | 146 min | Drama, Horror

66 Metascore

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 822,291 | Gross: $44.02M

Danny Torrance and Dick Hallorann has tk powers

12. Powder (1995)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

An off the charts genius who is home schooled and shunned after his last relative dies shows the unconscious residents of his town about connection awareness and the generosity of the spirit.

Director: Victor Salva | Stars: Mary Steenburgen, Sean Patrick Flanery, Lance Henriksen, Jeff Goldblum

Votes: 27,483 | Gross: $30.86M

profoundly white-skinned Sean Patrick Flanery played the role of Jeremy "Powder' Reed, a bald albino youth who had various psychic powers, including control over electromagnetic forces. Also starred Jeff Goldblum, Mary Steenburgen, and Lance Henriksen.

13. The Matrix (1999)

R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi

73 Metascore

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

Votes: 1,560,914 | Gross: $171.48M

and its sequels.

the film's hero Neo can perform acts of psychokinesis when wired into the computer Matrix. It starred Keanu Reeves (Neo), Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, and Joe Pantoliano.

14. Ghostbusters (1984)

PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

71 Metascore

Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

Votes: 333,684 | Gross: $238.63M

and its sequel.

in it, ghosts and other supernatural creatures are composed of negatively charged psychokinetic energy. This energy, called PKE, was featured and mentioned extensively in the first two movies and animated series. Also, the Ghostbusters developed a device called a PKE meter for the purpose of measuring the amount of psychokinetic energy in an area. The ghostbusters were played by Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson. The subsequent movies and TV series closed the space in the title and were named Ghostbusters.

15. Looper (2012)

R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

84 Metascore

In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano

Votes: 510,447 | Gross: $66.49M

a time travel actioner about hit men whose targets are sent from the future. Two of the characters, Emily Blunt as Sara and Pierce Gagnon as Cid, have telekinetic powers. Starring as the primary characters: Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Young Joe and Bruce Willis as Old Joe.

16. The Power (1968)

Unrated | 108 min | Thriller, Sci-Fi

One by one members of a special project team are being killed by telekinesis - the ability to move things with the power of the mind alone. The race is to determine which of the remaining team members is the murderer and how to stop them.

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: George Hamilton, Suzanne Pleshette, Richard Carlson, Yvonne De Carlo

Votes: 1,268

a man with PK powers is murdering fellow scientists at a research laboratory. It was based on the novel of the same title by Frank M. Robinson and starred George Hamilton, Michael Rennie, Suzanne Pleshette, and various familar character actors of the period. The film includes a scene showing an early example, perhaps the first, of moving a "psi wheel" using telekinesis. In the scene, the psi wheel is on a tabletop and as it spins, witnesses seated around the table watch with amazed looks on their faces as a character uses telekinesis to cause it to spin. (French title: The War of the Brains).

17. Project X (1968)

Unrated | 97 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

A spy is brought back from cryogenic suspension after being almost killed in a plane crash returning from a mission to learn about a deadly new weapon being developed in the East. But the ... See full summary »

Director: William Castle | Stars: Christopher George, Greta Baldwin, Henry Jones, Monte Markham

Votes: 384

starred Christopher George as a U.S. government agent whose mind possesses a secret that could destroy the U.S. in a secret plot by China. In an attempt to get the secret, he unleashes a major mental power and creates a "psychic tornado." Also starred Monte Markham. The film was directed by William Castle.

18. The Spell (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Horror

A teenaged girl, taunted by her schoolmates because she's overweight, uses her supernatural powers to take revenge.

Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Lee Grant, Susan Myers, Lelia Goldoni, Helen Hunt

Votes: 614

a high school girl played by Susan Myers who is bullied because of her being overweight (but not obese) gets revenge against her classmates by using her supernatural telekinetic powers, which her mother, played by Lelia Goldoni, also has, but not, it turns out, as powerful. Once the daughter learns from her mother that she has powers, she enjoys being special and does not want to obey her mother and join others like her. First shown on TV in the U.S. as a made-for-TV movie and was another entry in the inspired-by-Carrie (1976) movies. The cast included Lee Grant (of Damien: Omen II fame), James Olsen, and a young Helen Hunt.

19. The Initiation of Sarah (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

A withdrawn young girl joins an unpopular sorority in college. It turns out she has psychic and telekinetic powers, and she uses them against a rival sorority.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Kay Lenz, Shelley Winters, Tony Bill, Kathryn Grant

Votes: 713

starred Kay Lenz as a beautiful, shy college girl who uses her telekinetic talents to get revenge against a rival sorority. A TV movie inspired by the success of 1976's Carrie. Trivia: One of the co-writers of the teleplay, Don Ingalls, also wrote the script for the classic Star Trek episodes "The Alternative Factor" (1967) and "A Private Little War" (1968) and wrote for many other 1960s and 1970s TV series.

20. The Fury (1978)

R | 118 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

64 Metascore

A former CIA agent uses the talents of a young psychic to help retrieve his telekinetic son from terrorists, who want to use his mental powers for evil.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Kirk Douglas, John Cassavetes, Carrie Snodgress, Charles Durning

Votes: 12,555

a major studio film about young people with deadly PK powers. It starred Kirk Douglas, Andrew Stevens, and Amy Irving, the latter two the psychics and Douglas the father searching for his son played by Stevens. Features a human explosion scene by psychic powers near the end that predates the exploding head scene in Scanners (1981). Music by John Williams.

21. Jennifer (1978)

PG | 90 min | Horror

Ostracized at a snooty private school because of her rural, poor background, a scholarship student is tormented to the point where her only remaining recourse is revenge, using the only ... See full summary »

Director: Brice Mack | Stars: Lisa Pelikan, Bert Convy, Nina Foch, Amy Johnston

Votes: 473

As a child, Jennifer could control snakes. Later as a teenager attending a private all-girls school, rich girls bully her, not knowing she has telekinetic powers. The cast included Lisa Pelikan as Jennifer, Bert Convy, Nina Foch as the school's head mistress, Amy Johnston, John Gavin, and Jeff Corey as Jennifer's father. Another movie inspired by Carrie.

22. The Medusa Touch (1978)

PG | 105 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Psychological thriller about a telekinetic novelist who causes disasters simply by thinking about them.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Richard Burton, Lee Remick, Lino Ventura, Harry Andrews

Votes: 5,198

Richard Burton played John Morlar, a man with telekinetic powers in this British film based on the novel of the same title by Peter Van Greenaway. Among his crimimal uses of TK, he caused an automobile to push his parents off a cliff as a child, an airliner to crash into a London skycraper, and a cathedral's roof to collapse on the inhabitants below. Also starred Lee Remick and Lino Ventura. Includes archival footage of Nina Kulagina shown on a TV set while a French detective (Ventura, his character on exchange in London) watches a research VHS videotape about telekinesis. That tape also shows a fictional school teacher breaking a large pane of glass outdoors in a TK demonstration for scientists. As he watches in quiet amazement, his character utters the single word "telekinesis," pronouncing it in his French accent as "tel-e-keh-neh-sis . . ."

23. Patrick (1978)

PG | 96 min | Horror

A comatose hospital patient harasses and kills though his powers of telekinesis to claim his private nurse as his own.

Director: Richard Franklin | Stars: Susan Penhaligon, Robert Helpmann, Rod Mullinar, Bruce Barry

Votes: 2,610

and its sequel and remake

starred Robert Thompson as an patient in a coma at a hospital who communicates with a nurse by activating an electric typewriter and who uses his PK to control others, including a nurse who wants him dead.

24. Harlequin (1980)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

A modern-day politician is faced with an incomprehensible in this mystical-fantasy. Senator Rast is a very powerful man. But his is nothing compared to the extraordinary power of the ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Robert Powell, David Hemmings, Carmen Duncan, Broderick Crawford

Votes: 1,078

an Australian produced film about a mysterious stranger (Robert Powell, who previously starred in Jesus of Nazareth) who possesses a variety of miraculous powers, including telekinesis, self levitation, pyrokinesis, healing, and who works his way into the family life of a U.S. Senator. Included in the cast were David Hemming, Carmen Duncan, and Broderick Crawford.

25. Scanners (1981)

R | 103 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

60 Metascore

A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan, Lawrence Dane

Votes: 44,379 | Gross: $14.23M

and all its sequels

about people with deadly telepathic and telekinetic abilities. Sometimes it was hard to tell which they were using when attacking someone's brain or mind. Other incidents were clearly telekinetic based as bad guys were tossed in the air. It starred Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Michael Ironside, and Patrick McGoohan. Directed by David Cronenberg. There were numerous movie sequels and spin-offs:

26. Kiss Daddy Goodbye (1981)

R | 92 min | Horror

Two children who have psychic powers use them to avenge the death of their father, who was murdered by a biker gang.

Director: Patrick Regan | Stars: Fabian, Marilyn Burns, Jon Cedar, Marvin Miller

Votes: 236

a young boy and girl with TK powers reanimate their murdered father, who was killed by a motorcycle gang. The children move objects around and have their zombie-looking dead dad drive them around by car.

27. The Sender (1982)

R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

A disturbed telepathic man is unable to fully control his ability to transmit his dreams and visions into the minds of the people around him, or even influence reality. A female therapist tries to help him, but his mother gets in the way.

Director: Roger Christian | Stars: Kathryn Harrold, Zeljko Ivanek, Shirley Knight, Paul Freeman

Votes: 1,333 | Gross: $1.05M

a horror film about a young anonymous male patient named "John Doe" in a mental institution who has the power to project, or "send," his nightmarish intentions, including acts of telekinesis and telepathy, into reality and the minds of others at the facility. Starred Zeljko Ivanek as the patient and Kathryn Harold as a doctor.

28. Firestarter (1984)

R | 114 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

50 Metascore

A couple who participated in a potent medical experiment gain telekinetic ability and then have a child who is pyrokinetic.

Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Drew Barrymore, David Keith, Freddie Jones, Heather Locklear

Votes: 27,717 | Gross: $15.10M

and its sequel

29. The Lawnmower Man (1992)

R | 108 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

42 Metascore

A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.

Director: Brett Leonard | Stars: Jeff Fahey, Pierce Brosnan, Jenny Wright, Mark Bringelson

Votes: 32,388 | Gross: $32.10M

the title character Job eventually develops mental powers including telekinesis as a result of a scientist's (actor Pierce Brosnan's) experiment. In one scene, he mentally squeezes toothpaste out of a tube in his bathroom and in another levitates a chair high into the air as Brosnan's character watches in amazement. There was a 1996 sequel with different lead actors Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace. Video title: Lawnmower Man 2: Jobe's War. In that, however, Job was a virtual character.

30. Scanner Cop (1994 Video)

R | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Sam Staziak, a rookie cop with the Los Angeles Police Department, is also a 'scanner' (psionic). When a string of murders begins to decimate the police department, Sam faces sensory ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre David | Stars: Daniel Quinn, Darlanne Fluegel, Richard Grove, Mark Rolston

Votes: 1,082

and its sequel

31. Phenomenon (1996)

PG | 123 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

41 Metascore

An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker, Robert Duvall

Votes: 72,024 | Gross: $104.64M

and its sequel

starred John Travolta as ordinary guy George Malley who develops telekinetic powers as a result of an eventually fatal brain tumor. In the movie, he made a pen and pair of sunglasses spin, a book cover open, and wooden boards move. The film also included the original hit song "Change The World" by Eric Clapton. Also in the cast were Kyra Sedgwick, Robert Duvall, Forest Whitaker, and Richard Kiley.

32. Mindstorm (I) (2001)

R | 97 min | Action, Horror, Mystery

A psychic's investigation into the disappearance of a Senator's daughter leads her to a dangerous cult and the truth about her mysterious past.

Director: Richard Pepin | Stars: Antonio Sabato Jr., Emmanuelle Vaugier, Clarence Williams III, Ed O'Ross

Votes: 532

was about TK and starred Judge Reinhold and William Zabka. Also titled Mindstorm

33. Momentum (2003 TV Movie)

R | 88 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

A man with telekinetic abilities meets a group of people with similair powers.

Director: James Seale | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Teri Hatcher, Grayson McCouch, Michael Massee

Votes: 793

was about good telekinetic government agents versus a groups of bad TKers and starred Louis Gossett Jr., Teri Hatcher, and Grayson McCouch, among others.

34. Sidekick (2005)

Not Rated | 87 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Mild-mannered computer consultant Norman Neale has two great loves in this cruel world: Comic books and his office's effervescent main receptionist, Andrea Hicks. Norman spends his days ... See full summary »

Director: Blake Van de Graaf | Stars: David Ingram, Perry Mucci, Mackenzie Lush, Daniel Baldwin

Votes: 362

a corporate computer tech guy named Norman (Perry Mucci), who is also a comic book fan, tries to train a co-worker, Victor (David Ingram), who has telekinesis, to become a superhero, which at first works, but then the TKer turns to the dark side.

35. Chronicle (2012)

PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

69 Metascore

Three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.

Director: Josh Trank | Stars: Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Kelly

Votes: 232,435 | Gross: $64.58M

Three teenage boys acquire telekinetic superpowers after touching a mysterious object underground in the woods. Told with found footage and security camera elements. A sequel is in development.

36. The Echo Game (2009)

R | 78 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

A young mother must protect her daughter from a rogue scientist on a murderous rampage to steal the girl's psychic powers for herself.

Director: Brian Feeney | Stars: Alisha Seaton, Jeannie Bolet, Melissa Lee, David Ghilardi

Votes: 154

A mother tries to protect her young daughter, who has psychic powers including TK, from an evil female scientist who wants to steal them. Unusual for the genre in that it includes a same-sex parent/lesbian plot element.

37. Push (2009)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

36 Metascore

Two young Americans with special abilities must race to find a girl in Hong Kong before a shadowy government organization called Division does.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Camilla Belle, Dakota Fanning, Chris Evans, Colin Ford

Votes: 102,061 | Gross: $31.81M

a film with a PK plot set in Hong Kong that starred Chris Evans as a "Mover, Dakota Fanning, and others with psychic powers on the run from a secret U.S. government agency called "the Division."

38. Red Lights (2012)

R | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

36 Metascore

Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away.

Director: Rodrigo Cortés | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Cillian Murphy, Elizabeth Olsen

Votes: 56,199 | Gross: $0.05M

A psychologist-skeptic portrayed by Sigourney Weaver and a physicist portrayed by Cillian Murphy debunk phony psychics and investigate a famous psychic making a comeback played by Robert De Niro. Includes numerous scenes of alleged telekinetic activity, including black-and-white "archival footage" of a Nina Kulagina-type telekinetic psychic. A notable movie for the genre with two Oscar-winning stars in the leads.

39. Parapsychology 101 (2012)

Not Rated | 71 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

After losing funding for his work, paranormal researcher Dr. Alan Greer has devised a way to continue his research and experiments with dozens of willing test subjects. His plan? To become ... See full summary »

Director: Dan McCarthy | Stars: Mildred Aldaya, Jc Channing, Julie Ann Dinneweth, Eric Dooley

Votes: 22

University professor Allen Greer (Joe Walz) gives his students the assignment of videorecording their attempts to learn psychokinesis and telekinesis, with eventually dangerous results. Told in a documentary style after the fact using interviews and footage of the students. Written, directed, and produced by Dan McCarthy. The cast includes Mildred Aldaya, Jc Channing, Julie Ann Dinneweth, Eric Dooley, Rosalinda Fallon, Michael Lambert, Lee Madison, Amanda Morales, Ryan Murray, Bryce Ocepek, Tom Riska, Breezy Sharp, Justin Simpson, and Cody Taft.

41. Powerplegic (2013)

Not Rated | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Jeremy Moore, a computer genius, was brutally mangled by a vicious gang. The outcome of this savage act causes Jeremy to become a quadriplegic. However, unbeknownst to the young genius, he ... See full summary »

Director: Natalie Degennaro | Stars: Shan Agish, Matt Wray, James Gill, Daniel Martin Berkey

Votes: 69

A computer genius becomes a quadriplegic after a vicious attack and uses his newfound telekinetic powers to get revenge against his attackers. Shan Agish plays the title character.

42. Modern Problems (1981)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

27 Metascore

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.

Director: Ken Shapiro | Stars: Chevy Chase, Patti D'Arbanville, Dabney Coleman, Mary Kay Place

Votes: 4,631 | Gross: $26.15M

Chevy Chase played an air traffic controller who is exposed to nuclear waste and develops telekinesis in this comedy.

43. Zapped! (1982)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

10 Metascore

A high school science nerd gains telekinetic powers after a laboratory accident and uses them for revenge upon bullies.

Director: Robert J. Rosenthal | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Robert Mandan, Felice Schachter

Votes: 5,738 | Gross: $16.90M

and sequel Zapped Again

44. Matilda (1996)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

72 Metascore

Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 116,146 | Gross: $33.08M

based on the children's novel of the same title by author Roald Dahl, the title child character has telekinesis. In the movie she was played by Mara Wilson. The comedy film was produced, directed, and narrated by Danny DeVito, who also acted it with his wife Rhea Perlman, the two of them playing Matilda's neglectful parents. Actress Embeth Davidtz played a kind teacher who helped Matilda.