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The Brain Machine (1977)

Several people volunteer for a scientific experiment about mind-reading and memory, but the experiment goes horribly wrong.

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Rev. Emory Neill
Barbara Burgess ...
Dr. Carol Portland
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Dr. Elton Morris
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Willie West
Marcus J. Grapes ...
Judd Reeves
Doug Collins ...
Dr. Roland Roth
Ann Latham ...
Minnie Lee Parks (as Anne Latham)
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The General (as Thomas Phillips)
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Stocker Fontelieu ...
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Zephirin Hymel IV ...
Dr. Krisner (as Zephirin Hymel)
Sam Sherrill ...
A Guard
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Williams
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Several people volunteer for a scientific experiment about mind-reading and memory, but the experiment goes horribly wrong.

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It Has No Conscience,It Shows No Mercy.

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In the first scene at the lab, when Dr. Krisner is escaping with the files, he stops briefly in the doorway where other staff are sitting. He has a large and obvious moustache. He then runs out of the building with the files, and by the time he reaches a tree several hundred yards from the building, he is clean-shaven. See more »

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Brain Washed
18 June 2002 | by (North Dakota) – See all my reviews

Oh, my gosh...I thought CBS primetime television shows were the

worst things Gerald McRaney appeared in...

Four people are experimented on by a crazed mind control

computer. That's it, don't rent it.

I saw this under one of its many titles- "Grey Matter," and it is

perhaps one of the worst films of recent memory. The other

reviews are right, it is awful. Never have so many establishing

shots appeared onscreen, NEVER. The cast is awful, the direction

is awful, and the script is awful. I cannot stress how awful this is.

Avoid it like you would smallpox.

This is rated (PG) for physical violence, some gun violence, mild

gore, some profanity, and some adult situations


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