★★★☆☆ USA. 1h26m. Sci-Fi. Directed by George Lucas. Written by George Lucas, Walter Murch (screenplay) and George Lucas (story). Cinematography by David Myers, Albert Kihn. Edited by George Lucas. Music by Lalo Schifrin. Starring Robert Duvall, Maggie McOmie, Donald Pleasence, Don Pedro Colley, Ian Wolfe.
Set in a dystopian future in which the populace is controlled through android police and mandatory use of drugs that suppress emotions, THX 1138 was developed from Lucas’s student film Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB, which he made in 1967 while attending the USC School of Cinematic Arts.