• Hello,Welcome to Play.com.  . (Not youSign in?) | Register
  • 0 SuperPoints
  • Your Account
  • Help

Electric Dreams

Released on 06 April 2009

Featuring: Lenny von Dohlen, Virginia Madsen & Maxwell Caulfield

Format: DVD | Rating: PG

5.0 out of 5 (10 customer reviews) | Write a review

New from £7.51

Also available used from £11.68

Results 1-5 of 16

Sold by: zoverstocks | visit our store

Condition: New

In stock | Shipping now

Comment: All items are brand new as supplied from the manufacturer and usually come shrinkwrapped. Please note that orders placed between Friday and Sunday may not be processed until the following Monday

Available Delivery Options (find out more)

  • Standard delivery estimate: 29th Dec - 31st Dec
zoverstocks

£7.51

Free Delivery

8 SuperPoints

Sold by: EntWarehouse | visit our store

Condition: New

In stock | Shipping now

Comment: Brand New Product, delivered from our UK warehouse in 7-10 days.

Available Delivery Options (find out more)

  • Standard delivery estimate: 29th Dec - 31st Dec
EntWarehouse

£7.52

Free Delivery

8 SuperPoints

Sold by: Speedyhen | visit our store

Condition: New

In stock | Shipping now

Comment: Same day despatch from the UK when ordered before 3pm - All our items are brand new and sent out by Royal Mail or courier service - over 1 million items already sold since we started trading.

Available Delivery Options (find out more)

  • Standard delivery estimate: 29th Dec - 31st Dec
  • First Class delivery estimate: 24th Dec - 29th Dec
  • Express delivery estimate: 23rd Dec - 24th Dec
Speedyhen

£7.52

Free Delivery

8 SuperPoints

Sold by: MoviesAndGamesUK | visit our store

Condition: New

In stock | Shipping now

Comment: Brand New, Dispatched within 1- 2 Working Days

Available Delivery Options (find out more)

  • Standard delivery estimate: 29th Dec - 31st Dec
  • First Class delivery estimate: 24th Dec - 29th Dec
  • Express delivery estimate: 23rd Dec - 24th Dec
MoviesAndGamesUK

£7.78

Free Delivery

8 SuperPoints

Sold by: moviemars | visit our store

Condition: New

In stock | Shipping now

Comment: BRAND NEW items direct from the USA. Please allow 12 to 20 business days for delivery. Please check the region code specified on the listing to see if this item will play for you. CDs do not have a region code and can be played worldwide.

Available Delivery Options (find out more)

  • Standard delivery estimate: 8th Jan - 14th Jan
moviemars

£8.00

Free Delivery

8 SuperPoints

Results 1-5 of 16

Miles is helpless, hopeless and about to blow a fuse. He has a problem. His computer Edgar has decided to wreck his life. He's ruined his credit rating, run up his phone bill, cancelled his plane reservations, locked him out of his house and how he's trying to steal his girlfriend. Meet Madeline...she's blonde, brilliant and waiting for the sparks to fly!
  • Bonus feature: The video of the massive Phil Oakey / Giorgio Moroder hit 'Together in Electric Dreams'.

customer Reviews

 Average rating (10 reviews)

 Starting point

| | See all Cellulo's reviews (1)

With Wargames and Tron, Electric Dreams was one of the reasons I end up working in the computer industry :) I enjoy every minute of it and the different and fairy approach of it. I can't wait to see it again in a DVD format. Hopefully someday, someone might remaster it in Blu-Ray :p

 Timeless..

| | See all Carragold's reviews (2)

Cheesy script, cheesy dialogue, cheesy music, cheesy plot.. All true I'm afraid, but the magic is that it doesn't matter one bit because to see this movie is to fall in love with it.. Romance, tears, and laughter come together in what is one of the truly great eighties' "straight to VHS" flops..

I can't believe it's finally on DVD!.. Big respect to Second Sight for having some guts..

 We will always be together - to an iconic 80s soundtrack

| | See all HumanLeaguefan's reviews (218)

Top 100  Reviewer Top 100 DVD Reviewer Top 100 Music Reviewer Top 100 Books Reviewer

In my opinion the DVD release of "Electric Dreams" is long overdue and Second Sight Films have done a great job in presenting a widescreen version of this seemingly iconic 80s teen movie for everyone to enjoy. Yeah I know the central premise of how Miles the earthquake brick designer meets and falls in love with cello playing Madeline only to have the situation complicated by his highly jealous computer Edgar is hardly the most praiseworthy of premises. Personally I particularly like the way Edgar 'disturbs' Miles' enjoyment of Madeline's participation in an orchestral performance by use of a electronic pocket pager and his 'having fun' whilst Miles is away from his home by playfully teasing a inquisitive dog and then later 'nocturnally annoying the neighbours'. Despite such a undemanding plot it's certainly pleasing, easygoing viewing which I feel is greatly enhanced by worthy location filming and one of the best collection of accompanying songs from some of the hottest 80s artists you'll find which help to elevate "Electric Dreams" above other American comedy films of the era. The original score for this film is another example of the musical genius of Giorgio Moroder, someone whom collaborated on the title track (and subsequent solo album project) with The Human League lead singer Philip Oakey. The four minute promo for "Together In Electric Dreams" is offered as an additional bonus feature accessed from the main menu below the 'Play Feature' and 'Scene Selection' (17 chapters) options, a title screen that replicates the case cover of Miles and Madeline leaning over Alcatraz prison railings with a mischievous Edgar in the middle. On the DVD the film's title logo and computer is separated by scenes from the film set against a looped segment of the Oakey/Moroder musical collaboration, a song I seemingly never get tired of hearing! It's a marvellously satisfying release but it just starts me wondering just how much longer are we going to have to wait for another feature that celebrates the music of the 80s... the long overdue comedy drama "Hunting Venus"!

 awesome

| | See all shakyfan41's reviews (2)

Ilove this film had it on video a long time been looking for it on dvd now i have. I think its a real romantic comdey a joy to watch especially about a computer that falls in love with a real person lol

 A good oldie

| | See all haggisman's reviews (2)

This film was about on VHS a few years ago and I was totally endeared by it. When I saw that it was out for release shortly on DVD It went on my must have list. A brilliant family film, fantastic soundtrack and totally watchable again and again.Based on a story called 'do electric sheep have dreams' it revolves around a computer that comes 'alive'. It then tries to take over the central character (Miles) life.
All in all, a classic love triumphs over all story with great music and title soundtrack that brings a lump to my throat every time I hear it.
Well worth watching.

Rakuten’s Play.com is an online trading platform which enables third party sellers and buyers to negotiate and complete transactions via its Website. Rakuten’s Play.com is neither the buyer nor the seller of any items sold via its Website. Accordingly, Rakuten’s Play.com is not a party to the contract for sale between a buyer and seller and is not responsible for fulfilling and delivering orders, handling returns or processing refunds for purchases made.

The relevant seller’s terms and conditions apply to delivery, refunds and returns of any items sold via Rakuten’s Play.com. If you have specific questions, about a sellers delivery policy, returns policy or the return or refund of an item you should contact the relevant seller directly. You must comply with the seller's return policy in order to be eligible for any possible refund from the seller.

Whilst we have no obligation to mediate or to enforce or execute fulfilment of any contract, we want you to have a safe shopping experience and may intervene in certain circumstances to resolve an issue, in line with our FairPlay Guarantee. Please see our User Agreement for details.

Important Warning: It is your responsibility to check a seller’s delivery and returns policy prior to confirming an order.

ActorsLenny von Dohlen, Virginia Madsen, Maxwell Caulfield, Bud Cort, Don Fellows, Alan Polonsky & Miriam Margolyes
DirectorSteve Barron
CertificatePG
Year1984
LanguagesEnglish
Duration1 hour and 32 minutes (approx)
RegionRegion 2 - Will only play on European Region 2 or multi-region DVD players.