Modern Problems Trailer

Modern Problems Trailer (1981)

25 December 1981 Comedy 89 mins

Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fielder, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the power of telekinesis, which he uses to not only win her back, but to gain a little revenge.

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Chevy Chase

as Max Fielder

Dabney Coleman

as Mark Winslow

Mary Kay Place

as Lorraine

Nell Carter

as Dorita

Brian Doyle-Murray

as Brian Stills

Arthur Sellers

as Mobile Supervisor

Neil Thompson

as Controller #1

Carl Irwin

as Controller #2


Dominic Frontiere

Original Music Composer

Edmond L. Koons

Edmond L. Koons Director of Photography

Ken Shapiro


International Releases Dates

United States 25 December 1981

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