The Dead Zone, another
movie based on a Stephen King novel, was released in
1983. In this movie, Christopher Walken stars as
Johnny Smith, a man who wakes up from a 5 year coma,
only to find he has touch-of-the-hand psychic abilities.
The abilities begin to wear him down, but not before one
last effort to rescue his love and save the world from
the future of a crazy would-be Senator (Martin Sheen).