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Directed by George Lucas • 1971 • United States
Starring Robert Duvall, Donald Pleasence, Don Pedro Colley
Before STAR WARS, director George Lucas created this haunting vision of the future starring Academy Award winner Robert Duvall. In the twenty-fifth century, humans exist in a computer-controlled subterranean world where emotions are outlawed, mind-numbing drugs are mandated, and no one has a name, only an alphanumeric designation. But one man, THX 1138 (Duvall), secretly resists his drug regimen and commits the cardinal crime against the state—he experiences love.