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Dr. Blake runs a TV show called "Independent Thinkers", which is sort of a Scientology-like self-help/religion program. But he's not making his audience think any more independently - with ... See full summary »

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Jim Majelewski (as Tom Breznahan)
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Janet (as Cyndy Preston)
David Gale ...
Dr. Anthony Blakely
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Verna
Christine Kossak ...
Vivian (as Christine Kossack)
Bret Pearson ...
Willie
Bernice Quiggan ...
Mrs. Driscol
Susannah Hoffmann ...
Becky
Justine Campbell ...
Doreen
Robert King ...
Mr. Sweeting
Kenneth McGregor ...
Mr. Woods (as Ken McGregor)
Vinetta Strombergs ...
Ms. Chisolm
Richard Gira ...
Mr. Majelewski
Wendy Springate ...
Mrs. Majelewski
Harry Booker ...
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Dr. Blake runs a TV show called "Independent Thinkers", which is sort of a Scientology-like self-help/religion program. But he's not making his audience think any more independently - with the help of an alien organism he calls The Brain, he's using brainwashing and mind control. The only thing that stands between them and world domination is a brilliant but troubled high school student with a penchant for pranks... Written by Brian J. Wright <tyrannorabbit@hotmail.com>

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The film's trailer re-uses music from the trailer to The Warriors. See more »

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Vivian: We've got to stop! There have been eight deaths since the work began!
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23 April 2009 | by (Midian) – See all my reviews

It was all over with the slashers around 88 so it was time for the cheesy rip offs of those older movies. The Brain is well done, the script reminded me of Videodrome but then in a more cheesy way as said before. The acting can go through with it. But it's the effects that makes you laugh, the so called Brain is really a turkey and the blood is never shown. The opening sequence is what makes this movie worth watching, the hallucinations are really nicely done and reminded me of Nightmare on Elm Street, remember the telephone coming alive.... Some how you keep watching this flick, waiting what is happening next. It's viewable for all freaks out there cause there isn't any gore in it and as said the blood isn't there neither but there is nudity for the perverts. I have seen worser movies than this one, only wished they had made it bloodier...


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