A mean, loud-mouthed town bully is talking on the phone one night during a lightning storm when, in a freak occurrence, a bolt of lightning strikes a telephone pole, travels down the phone wires and hits him. He is declared clinically dead, but miraculously recovers shortly thereafter--with a completely new personality and, he claims, the ability to communicate with the dead.
Did You Know?
At a point of the movie, Dannion and Dr. Moody talks about Dannion's visions of future, both comment about an actor turning in president of USA. When Moody theorizes about Ronald Reagan, Dannion replies "Must be Robert Redford". A Joke partially repeated in Watchmen
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