It's the Thought that Kills.

Or: "Pardon Me, but your Brains are in My Head"...


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1.
Frankenstein (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. (70 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
2.
Castle Sinister (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
A crazed scientist attempts to transplant a young girl's brain into the body of an ape. (50 mins.)
 
3.
The Man Who Lived Again (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Dr. Laurience, a brilliant but unstable scientist experimenting with transferring minds, becomes vengeful when his magnate patron withdraws his support. (66 mins.)
 
4.
Black Friday (1940)
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Dr. Sovac transplants the brain of a gangster into his professor friend's body to save his life, but there is a side effect that causes a dangerous split personality. (70 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
 
5.
The Devil Commands (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Scientist becomes obsessed with the idea of communicating with his dead wife. (65 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
6.
The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
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When Ygor brings the Monster to Dr. Ludwig Frankenstein for care, Ludwig gets the idea of replacing the Monster's current criminal brain with a normal one. (67 mins.)
Director: Erle C. Kenton
 
7.
The Lady and the Monster (1944)
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A millionaire's brain is preserved after his death, and telepathically begins to take control of those around him. (86 mins.)
Director: George Sherman
 
8.
House of Frankenstein (1944)
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An evil scientist and his hunchbacked assistant escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster. (71 mins.)
Director: Erle C. Kenton
 
9.
Donovan's Brain (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Yet another version of Curt Siodmak's novel about an honest scientist who keeps the brain of a ruthless dead millionaire (Donovan) alive in a tank... (84 mins.)
Director: Felix Feist
 
10.
Invaders from Mars (1953)
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A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings. (78 mins.)
 
11.
Creature with the Atom Brain (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
An ex-Nazi mad scientist uses radio-controlled atomic-powered zombies in his quest to help an exiled American gangster return to power. (69 mins.)
Director: Edward L. Cahn
 
12.
The Black Sleep (1956)
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Sir Joel Cadman, a mad scientist, kidnaps his victims and cuts open their brains in an effort to discover a means to cure his wife's brain tumor. (82 mins.)
Director: Reginald LeBorg
 
13.
The Man Without a Body (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A wealthy business man discovers he has a brain tumor and seeks medical help. The business man finds... (80 mins.)
 
14.
The Brain from Planet Arous (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Gor, a powerful criminal brain from the planet Arous, assumes the body of scientist Steve March. Through March... (71 mins.)
Director: Nathan Hertz
 
15.
The Body Snatcher (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A wrestler and a detective team up to stop a mad scientist who is kidnapping athletes and replacing their brains with those of animals to make them stronger and live longer. (80 mins.)
 
16.
The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended. (82 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
17.
The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
We watch Baron Frankenstein escaping from the guillotine and going to Germany. There, he names himself Dr... (90 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
18.
The Colossus of New York (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A brilliant surgeon encases his dead son's brain in a large robot body, with unintended results... (70 mins.)
Director: Eugene Lourie
 
19.
Fiend Without a Face (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Invisible atomic monsters attack a U.S. Armed Forces base and the local residents. (75 mins.)
Director: Arthur Crabtree
 
20.
The Brain Eaters (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Strange things are happening in Riverdale, Illinois. A huge, seemingly alien structure has been found jutting out of the earth... (60 mins.)
Director: Bruno VeSota
 
21.
The Thing That Couldn't Die (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
A psychically gifted young woman discovers a centuries-old crate buried on her aunt's ranch. Opening it... (69 mins.)
Director: Will Cowan
 
22.
The Screaming Skull (1958)
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A newly married couple arrives at the home of the husband's late wife, where the gardens have been maintained by a gardener faithful to the dead woman's memory. Soon, eerie events lead the new wife to think she's losing her mind. (68 mins.)
Director: Alex Nicol
 
23.
The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Jonathan Drake, while attending his brother's funeral, is shocked to find the head of the deceased is missing... (70 mins.)
Director: Edward L. Cahn
 
24.
The Head (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A scientist invents a serum that keeps a dog's head alive after its body dies. When the scientist dies of a heart attack... (97 mins.)
Director: Victor Trivas
 
25.
The Manster (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
An American reporter in Japan is sent to interview an eccentric Japanese scientist working on bizarre experiments in his mountain laboratory... (72 mins.)
 
26.
The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
A doctor experimenting with transplant techniques keeps his girlfriend's head alive when she is decapitated in a car crash, then goes hunting for a new body. (82 mins.)
Director: Joseph Green
 
27.
The Brain (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A millionaire businessman's brain is kept alive after a fatal accident, and communicates clues to a doctor on the trail of the killer. (83 mins.)
Director: Freddie Francis
 
28.
The Brainiac (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
In 1661 Mexico, the Baron Vitelius of Astara is sentenced to be burned alive by the Holy Inquisition of Mexico for witchcraft... (77 mins.)
Director: Chano Urueta
 
29.
Los autómatas de la muerte (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
The evil scientist Dr. Caronte plots to revive the brains of three dead scientists and use them to obtain... (80 mins.)
Director: Federico Curiel
 
30.
Monstrosity (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  
A rich but unscrupulous old woman plots with a scientist to have her brain implanted in the skull of a sexy young woman. (64 mins.)
Director: Joseph Mascelli
 
31.
La cabeza viviente (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A group of archaeologists break into the tomb of an ancient Aztec general, arousing the warrior's head... (79 mins.)
Director: Chano Urueta
 
32.
The Madmen of Mandoras (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  
Hitler's Brain is saved by Nazi madmen, and is giving orders on a small tropical island! (74 mins.)
Director: David Bradley
 
33.
The Skull (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A collector comes into possession of the skull of the Marquis de Sade and learns it is possessed by an evil spirit. (83 mins.)
Director: Freddie Francis
 
34.
Evil Brain from Outer Space (1965 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  
A monstrous evil brain from outer space leads his minions on a crusade to conquer the universe, and... (78 mins.)
 
35.
The Frozen Dead (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A crazed scientist keeps the heads of Nazi war criminals alive until he can find appropriate bodies on which to attach them so he can revive the Third Reich. (95 mins.)
 
36.
They Saved Hitler's Brain (1968 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.5/10 X  
Nazi madmen preserve Hitler's brain on a small tropical island until the time is right to resurrect him and, along with him, the Third Reich. (91 mins.)
Director: David Bradley
 
37.
The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
Dr. Roger Girard is a rich scientist conducting experiments on head transplantation. His caretaker has a son... (88 mins.)
 
38.
Beast of Blood (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A mad scientist creates a monster, but after its head is cut off, he keeps it alive in a serum he has invented. (90 mins.)
Director: Eddie Romero
 
39.
Brain of Blood (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  
Amir, the benevolent ruler of Kalid, is dying, but there is hope. Freshly deceased, he is flown to the United States where Dr... (87 mins.)
Director: Al Adamson
 
40.
The Thing with Two Heads (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
Doctors are forced to transplant the head of a dying, racist surgeon onto the body of a black death row inmate. (91 mins.)
Director: Lee Frost
 
41.
Horror Express (1972)
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In 1906, in China, a British anthropologist discovers a frozen prehistoric creature and must transport it to Europe by train. (84 mins.)
Director: Gene Martin
 
42.
Night Gallery (1969 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Steven Macy lusts after his boss' wife and plans to use an earwig to be rid of him. / The government plays up to a genius' delusion that his dead daughter still lives so he can finish his experiments even though his mind is still clouded. (50 mins.)
 
43.
Frankenstein: The True Story (1973 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A more psychological telling of the Mary Shelley story has a different kind of monster... (185 mins.)
Director: Jack Smight
 
44.
Crimson, the Color of Blood (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
A mad doctor performs a head transplant on an injured criminal, which results in him being even more dangerous and murderous than before. (87 mins.)
Director: John Fortuny
 
45.
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies. (91 mins.)
Director: Dan O'Bannon
 
46.
Re-Animator (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus. (105 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
 
47.
Amazing Stories (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In this hour-long episode, a teenage horror buff is so smitten with a sexy classmate that he helps her... (30 mins.)
 
48.
Night of the Creeps (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them. (88 mins.)
Director: Fred Dekker
 
49.
Blood Diner (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Two cannibalistic brothers kill various young women to use their flesh in their new special dish at their rundown restaurant, while seeking blood sacrifices to awaken a dormant Egyptian goddess. (88 mins.)
Director: Jackie Kong
 
50.
The Brain (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
With the help of an alien organism, a man brainwashes audiences through television; a troubled high school student is determined to stop them. (94 mins.)
Director: Edward Hunt
 
51.
Brain Damage (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
One morning, a young man wakes to find that a small, disgusting creature has attached itself to the base of his brain stem. The creature gives him a euphoric state of happiness but demands human victims in return. (84 mins.)
 
52.
The Borrower (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Aliens punish one of their own by sending him to earth. The alien is very violent, and when the body he occupies is damaged... (92 mins.)
Director: John McNaughton
 
53.
Bride of Re-Animator (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Doctors Herbert West and Dan Cain discover the secret to creating human life and proceed to create a perfect woman from dead tissue. (96 mins.)
Director: Brian Yuzna
 
54.
The Puppet Masters (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The Earth is invaded by stingray-shaped alien "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds. (109 mins.)
Director: Stuart Orme
 
55.
Kenan & Kel: Two Heads Are Better Than None (2000 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The Rockmores set out on a family road trip with an uninvited Kel stashed in the trunk. While camping out in the woods, Kenan has a scary encounter with a mysterious, shadowy figure... (69 mins.)