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Brain Smasher... A Love Story (1993)

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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Ed Molloy
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Samantha Crain
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Wu
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Cammy Crain
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Brown
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Black
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Jones
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Smith
Dorothy Dells ...
Miss Bellows
Wrick Jones ...
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Galen Schrick ...
Jim Romeo (as Galen B. Schrick)
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Bob Brisco
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Red Monk
Danny Perkin ...
Guy in Line #2
Ken Elston ...
Rookie Cop (as Ken D. Elston)
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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 ninjas!). Fleeing the monks, Sam unwittingly involves Ed "Brainsmasher" Molloy, a nightclub bouncer. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

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 »

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TWO DAYS WITH YOU
Written and Performed by Madelynn Von Ritz
Published by Heart Island Music
Administered by Bug
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Frantic, brainless, but fun .............
26 July 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Andrew Dice Clay spewing forth insults, not on stage, but in a totally bananas film about Ninjas seeking to recover a Lotus flower with supernatural powers. The fast pace and a superior soundtrack help immensely. Clay's sharp dialog, laced with dark humor, is great. His character is the expected pompous self, while Terri Hatcher provides an excellent foil to Clay's wisecracking. Brion James is mostly wasted in a small role as a detective, and the generic ninjas have zero depth to their characters. In my opinion, the scene with the Dice Man's parents, is worth the price of admission. Colorful night time Portland photography is another plus. - MERK


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