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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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The movie was released directly to videocassette in 1993 by Vidmark Entertainment. See more »


At the end of the movie, when everybody is at the Zebra club, Sam's sister fires three rounds at Wu. Wu apparently catches all three bullets, then the camera zooms in on his hand. However, the bullets shown in his hand still have the casings on them, thus they couldn't have been fired from a gun. See more »


Ed Malloy: Like me? You said before you love me!
Samantha Crain: I'd say anything to save the world.
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References Malcolm X (1992) See more »


Written by William Seth Russell
Performed by Forbidden Pigs
Published by Forbidden Pig Music
Administered by Bug
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A Love Story with Kung Fu
4 October 2004 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

A straight to video surprise, Brain Smasher is everything a good low budget b-movie should be. Andrew Dice Clay and Teri Hatcher star in this weird, yet funny and enjoyable action packed love story that makes you shake your head and smile. Not your typical love story, Brain Smasher is a simple story of boy meets girl, boy saves girl, and boy wins girl in the end. Andrew Dice Clay plays, more or less, himself in this movie. Although he is not the typical Dice that we have seen on stage, he gives a good performance to prove once again to the critics that he is an actor and not just a comedian. Hatcher adds her sexy charm and wit to the movie as the story's damsel. Together, they are an interesting match. For fans of both actors, Brain Smasher is one of those movies you rent when all else fails.

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