Philip K. Dick
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Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Real Life (2018) - TV Episode
Sarah (True Blood's Anna Paquin) is a future policewoman, pursuing violent killers. In order to take a break from it all, her girlfriend suggests a 'vacation': a dream-like, virtual reality experience in which she inhabits the mind of a fantasy person. (inews.co.uk)
Ed Morris works at a company which produces synthetic humanoids called Jacks and Jills, and the QCs ("quantum consciousness") which give them intelligence and emotions. (en.wikipedia.org)
Ed Jacobson is a railway worker at Woking station. His life takes a turn for the worse when his son, Sam, begins experiencing psychotic episodes. Shortly afterwards, a young woman named Linda asks for a ticket to a non-existent destination called "Macon Heights". (en.wikipedia.org)
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Human Is (2018) - TV Episode
A high-ranking general on a future version of Earth and his wife are professionally engaged in a battle against the inhabitants of Rexor IV, the location of a large store of material needed to decontaminate Earth's atmosphere. (space.ca)
A factory worker in the future feels he's the only citizen concerned about the plans of the sole presidential candidate.
An 11-year-old boy finds his dad in an unusual situation.
A teenage girl and her activist mother move from a luddite bubble to a large city where people have given up their privacy in exchange of comfort and safety.
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Autofac (2018) - TV Episode
Nuclear holocaust survivors see their progress prevented by an AI-powered, unmanned factory.
Two bored space tourism guides, Norton and Andrews, are approached by a very elderly woman, Irma Louise Gordon, who offers them a large sum of money to take her on one last trip to Earth. (en.wikipedia.org)
In an authoritarian regime called the Free Union, a minority of humans have developed telepathic abilities. Mistrusted by society, they are referred to as "Teeps", live in ghettos, and are routinely discriminated against. (en.wikipedia.org)
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years. (imdb)
The Man in the High Castle (2015) - TV Series
A glimpse into an alternate history of North America. What life after WWII may have been like if the Nazis had won the war. (imdb)
A congressman (Matt Damon) who's a rising star on the political scene finds himself entranced by a beautiful ballerina (Emily Blunt), but mysterious circumstances ensure that their love affair is predestined to be a non-starter. Screenwriter George Nolfi (The Bourne Ultimatum) makes his directorial debut with this romantic adaptation of Philip K. Dick's classic sci-fi short story "Adjustment Team."
Berkeley record store clerk Nick Brady (Jonathan Scarfe) begins to experience strange visions from an entity he calls VALIS that cause him to uproot his family and move to Los Angeles where he becomes a successful music company executive. With the help of best friend, science-fiction writer Philip K. Dick himself (Shea Whigam) and a mysterious woman named Silvia (Alanis Morissette), Nick finds himself drawn into a dangerous political-mystical conspiracy of cosmic proportions. (imdb)
The Penultimate Truth About Philip K. Dick (2007) - Direct-to-Video
This in-depth program explores the mysterious universe of Philip K. Dick
In this sci-fi thriller, Nicholas Cage stars as a Las Vegas magician with a secret gift that is both a blessing and a curse: he has the uncanny ability to tell you what will happen next. (Revolution Studios)
A documentary on the filming of the movie "A Scanner Darkly."
Based on legendary science-fiction author Philip K. Dick's own experiences, A Scanner Darkly tells the darkly comedic, caustic, but deeply tragic tale of drug use in the modern world. The film plays like a graphic novel come to life with live-action photography overlaid with an advanced animation process -- a method known as interpolated rotoscoping, first employed in writer/director Richard Linklater's 2001 film "Waking Life" -- to create a haunting version of America, seven years from now. (Warner Independent Pictures)
What seemed like a breezy idea for an engineer to net him millions of dollars, leaves him on the run for his life and piecing together why he's being chased. (imdb)
An action-detective thriller set in Washington, D.C. in 2054, where police utilize a psychic technology to arrest and convict murderers before they commit their crime.
A psychological thriller from the future in which one man (Sinise) faces a disorienting nightmare as he becomes a fugitive from the law, as well as friends and family, all of whom believe he is a danger to humanity. (Dimension Films)
The ultimate trip into the mind of the world's greatest science fiction writer. (First Run Features)
(SIRIUS 6B, Year 2078) On a distant mining planet ravaged by a decade of war, scientists have created the perfect weapon: a blade-wielding, self-replicating race of killing devices known as Screamers designed for one purpose only -- to hunt down and destroy all enemy life forms. (imdb)
The narrator, "Barjo", is an obsessive simpleton, given to filling his notebook with verbatim dialog, observed trivia, and oddball speculation on human behavior and the end of the world. When his house burns, he moves in with his twin sister, Fanfan, an impulsive, quixotic egoist, and her husband, Charles, the Aluminum King. Charles becomes the focus of the film, as his wife and brother-in-law bewilder him. (imdb)
Douglas Quaid is haunted by a recurring dream about a journey to Mars. He hopes to find out more about this dream and buys a holiday at Rekall Inc. where they sell implanted memories. But something goes wrong with the memory implantation and he remembers being a secret agent fighting against the evil Mars administrator Cohaagen. Now the story really begins and it's a rollercoaster ride until the massive end of the movie. (imdb)
A woman is walking alone through an abandoned city. She approaches the forbidden zone and tries to pass through. Everywhere the Morning Patrol and deceptive traps are watching.