WebHeader_Grove.png
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Be one of 603 listeners to make a gift to NHPR and help unlock $10,000 during our Public Radio for the 603 Challenge!

The Hollywood Afterlife of Philip K. Dick

Paycheck, in theaters Dec. 25, is the seventh sci-fi movie based on the bizarre, reality-twisting books and stories by Philip K. Dick. The troubled author died in 1982, before seeing Hollywood turn his work into films such as Blade Runner, Total Recall and Minority Report. Pat Dowell reports.

Copyright 2003 NPR

You make NHPR possible.

NHPR is nonprofit and independent. We rely on readers like you to support the local, national, and international coverage on this website. Your support makes this news available to everyone.

Give today. A monthly donation of $5 makes a real difference.