In a dystopian future that mandates drug use and outlaws sex, THX 1138 (Robert Duvall) and LUH 3417 (Maggie McOmie) rebel against the status quo. But when LUH winds up pregnant and THX is jailed, only a fellow prisoner (Donald Pleasence) can help THX escape. George Lucas based this futuristic love story -- his first feature film -- on an award-winning short he lensed while he was still in college.
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- George Lucas
- DVD and Blu-ray
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1Subtitles
English, Spanish (Neutral), FrenchClosed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; "Theatre of Noise Experience" (isolated music and sound effects track, with master sessions and branching video segments).
English SDH, French, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: DTS-HD Master Audio, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; commentary by George Lucas and Walter Murch; two documentaries; "Electronic Labryinth THX 1138 4EB": Lucas's original student film; trailers; additional featurettes.
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this movie is a science-fiction film taking place in a future where the government controls human reproduction by banning sexual intercourse. A character watches naked male and female holograms dancing on a viewing console. Nude characters are also shown having sex. Robot cops prod men with poles that seem to electrically shock them. Physical skirmishes take place in the detention center among prisoners.
- Sexual Content
- Nudity and depiction of sexual intercourse.
- Physical fighting, electrical pole prodding, and an extended car chase.
- Not applicable
- Social Behavior
- THX's strictly controlled society is disturbing.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- People are forced to take drugs by the government.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it