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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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Jones
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Smith
Dorothy Dells ...
Miss Bellows
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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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Connections

References Malcolm X (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

YOU ARE THE ONE
Written and Performed by Madelynn von Ritz
Published by Kronen Musikverlag / Michael Holm K.G. / Heart Island Music
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Good fun from Clay
28 November 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie a few months ago on Saturday afternoon TV. It caught me by surprise. From the beginning, it caught my got my interest and though it was pretty strange casting, it was actually a good b-movie. It had plenty of action and the stunts weren't bad either. Teri Hatcher looked sexy as always and the monks were a hoot. But it was Clay who stole the show. He was his usual smart-ass self and much better than that "Ford Fairlane" crap.

The scene with his parents was hilarious and surreal within the context of the movie. It was like something out of Seinfeld. I wouldn't mind seeing more of Clay in some other features. He never go to reach his full potential. Not bad for a Pyun flick.


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