Oscar Movies: Altered States (1980)

Altered States (1980)

Warner

Oscar Nominations: 2

Sound: Arthur Piantadosi, Les Fresholtz, Michael Minkler, Willie D. Burton

Original Score: John Corigliano

Ken Russell's rambling and pretentious horror film, which deviated substantially from Paddy Chayefsky's script, is best-known as the movie that featured the screen debut of stage actor William Hurt.