20th Century Fox released Modern Problems on December 25, 1981. Ken Shapiro directed the film starring Chevy Chase, Patti D’Arbanville, and Dabney Coleman.
‘Modern Problems’ 30-Second Summary
Max Fiedler is a down on his luck air traffic controller who appears to be going through a rut in his life. When his live-in girlfriend Darcy decides to leave him due to his jealous, controlling behavior, Max finds himself in a deeper spiral. However, Max’s life changes dramatically when he is accidentally dosed with nuclear waste which gives him unexplained telekinetic powers. Now gifted, Max uses the strange abilities to help in win Darcy back. But is Max use of his powers just another thinly veiled attempt to control Darcy’s life again?
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