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Brain Smasher... A Love Story (1993)

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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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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Jones
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Smith
Dorothy Dells ...
Miss Bellows
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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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Rescue a super-model. Battle killer ninjas. Save the world. No problem!! See more »

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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

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 »

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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HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS
Written by Mario Moreno
Performed by Forbidden Pigs
Published by El Burro Music
Administered by Bug
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Hilarious Schlock-filled action flick
5 February 1999 | by (Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

I accidentally caught this film on TV one night on a channel I didn't really get, and noticed it was filmed near where I live. This piqued my interest enough to rent it, and boy was I glad I did. B-Movie man Albert Pyun wrote and directed this hilarious martial-arts action film. It's got a lot of comedy in it (sometimes not intentional) and Pyun manages to even make Andrew Dice Clay likeable! It also has a pre-Lois Teri Hatcher as well. It's corny fun, not meant to be taken seriously, similar to Barry Gordy's The Last Dragon. Lots of one-liners, running gags, decent action, and Teri Hatcher, what else matters?


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