Brain Smasher... A Love Story (1993)

PG-13  |  Video  |   |  Action, Comedy, Romance  |  17 November 1993 (USA)
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Sam Crain, a professional model, is asked by her sister to smuggle a package from Europe to Portland Oregon, where she discovers that her sister is battling Chinese Shaolin Monks (not ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ed Molloy
Samantha Crain
Cammy Crain
Dorothy Dells ...
Miss Bellows
Wrick Jones ...
Lead Officer
Galen Schrick ...
Jim Romeo (as Galen B. Schrick)
Steve Tancora ...
Bob Brisco
Red Monk
Danny Perkin ...
Guy in Line #2
Ken Elston ...
Rookie Cop (as Ken D. Elston)


Sam Crain, a professional model, is asked by her sister to smuggle a package from Europe to Portland Oregon, where she discovers that her sister is battling Chinese Shaolin Monks (not ninjas!). Fleeing the monks, Sam unwittingly involves Ed "Brainsmasher" Molloy, a nightclub bouncer. Written by Murray Chapman <>

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Rescue a super-model. Battle killer ninjas. Save the world. No problem!! See more »


Action | Comedy | Romance


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17 November 1993 (USA)  »

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The movie has never been released in the United States on DVD and as of January 4, 2010, Lions Gate has yet to announce any plans for a DVD release. It is available on DVD in the United Kingdom, in 2012 it became available for instant streaming on Netflix. See more »


In the scene with one of the ninjas just outside the window of Dice's apartment you can clearly see the cable attached to the person. See more »


Cammy Crain: If my sister says you're a ninja, you're a goddamn ninja!
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References Malcolm X (1992) See more »


Written and Performed by Madelynn Von Ritz
Published by Kronen Musikverlag / Michael Holm K.G. / Heart Island Music
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Andrew "Dice" Clay, Actor....

Brain Smasher...A Love Story (1993) was a second starring vehicle for stand-up comedian Andrew "Dice" Clay. The movie was his second in a three year period. After the luster of his mainstream success died down, the Dice Man went back to the clubs to take care of business. The taste for the silver screen (courtesy of D.T.V.) was calling and starred in this action/comedy film along with Teri Hatcher.

Andrew "Dice" Clay stars as a bruiser who bumps into an attractive lady (Teri Hatcher when she still was hot) and helps her out from being attacked by a gang of Asian thugs. She has a secret that's she's keeping from the Dice Man. Can the Dice Man keep Teri safe from the Asian gang? Will she fall for that big ape? Did anybody watch this movie? If you can find a copy then by all means watch it!

A fun movie that's a lot better than Clay's first starring vehicle (Adeventures of Ford Fairlane). Surprisingly he's a good actor and he carries this film. Ms. Hatcher's not that bad to look at either. A good watch despite the P.G.-13 rating.

Recommended for fans of the Dice Man.

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