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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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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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He's strong, he's brave and he eats bullets for breakfast. See more »

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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 »

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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

Cammy Crain: If my sister says you're a ninja, you're a goddamn ninja!
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I DON'T BELONG
Written by Shane Ferris and Greg Watts
Performed by Shane Ferris and Living Blue
Published by Shane Ferris
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Wonderful spoof comedy
3 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

I caught this movie on Showtime back in 1993, completely by accident.

This movie is a wonderful spoof of tough guy boxing flicks, martial arts flicks, and gunplay. The older sister, veteran of an old 80's sitcom and also the movie Streets of Fire, did a wonderful job with her part. The main characters, played by Hatcher and Dice Clay, were funny and witty.

Most folks really don't understand spoof humor when it's well done...and this movie was full of it. Chinese monks jumping up onto a building (trampolene-phu) and clapping for each other, bouncers indenting foreheads, over the top cops, and a beautiful woman...

Now, if they'd only take it to DVD.


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