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The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant (1971)

Dr. Roger Girard is a rich scientist conducting experiments on head transplantation. His caretaker has a son, Danny, who, although fully grown, has the mind of child. One day an escaped ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Dern ... Roger
Pat Priest ... Linda
Casey Kasem ... Ken
Albert Cole ... Cass
John Bloom ... Danny
Berry Kroeger ... Max
Larry Vincent Larry Vincent ... Andrew
Jack Lester Jack Lester ... Sheriff
Jerry Patterson Jerry Patterson ... Deputy
Darlene Duralia Darlene Duralia ... Miss Pierce
Raymond Thorne Raymond Thorne ... Motorcyclist (as Ray Thorn)
Gary Kent ... Motorcyclist (as Donald Brody)
Mary Ellen Clawsen Mary Ellen Clawsen ... Motorcyclist
Janice P. Gelman Janice P. Gelman ... Teenager
Mike Espe Mike Espe ... Teenager
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Dr. Roger Girard is a rich scientist conducting experiments on head transplantation. His caretaker has a son, Danny, who, although fully grown, has the mind of child. One day an escaped psycho-killer invades Girard's home, killing Danny's father before being gunned down himself. With the maniac dying and Danny deeply unsettled by his father's death, Dr. Girard decides to take the final step and transplant the killer's head onto Danny's body. Of course, things go horribly wrong and the two-headed creature escapes to terrorize the countryside. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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This brain wants to LOVE...this brain wants to KILL! See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 1971 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Incredible Two-Headed Transplant See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

During a 1978 interview on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Bruce Dern revealed he was not paid for his role in the film. He was issued a check for $1,700 during filming, and when he went to the bank to cash his check, the check bounced. When he returned to the set on the next day scheduled for filming, the set had already been shut down. See more »

Goofs

The movie Cass dives through at the beginning of the film was obviously covered in plastic. See more »

Quotes

Danny: [as the 2 headed monster wakes up] Daddy. Daddy.
Cass: Whatta you know. He can talk.
Danny: Who are you?
Cass: I'm your brother.
Danny: I don't have a, a brother.
Cass: You do now. I don't like it any better. But until we can do something about it, I'm running this monster, understand?
Danny: Uh, my neck hurts.
Cass: My neck hurts, stupid. Don't you see what these maniacs had done to us?
Danny: Stop jerking around. You and I are now one, dummy. Let's stand up. I'll show you.
Cass: [as the monster gets up and starts walking for the first time] Aaaagh! I ...
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Alternate Versions

The "Midnight Movies" DVD from MGM has violence restored that was cut for its original "GP" rating. Most notably the death of the retarded man's father with a shot of his bloody head from the garden rake and the murder of the biker has additional hits and shots of biker's face being bloody from the chain beating by the creature. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Bruce Dern/Leon Redbone (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Incredible
Lyrics by Barnabus Hill
Music by John Hill
Sung by Bobbie Boyle
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Can I vote this a zero?
25 November 2002 | by preppy-3See all my reviews

A mad doctor (Bruce Dern!!!) adds the head of a homicidal maniac to the body and head of a very big mentally-retarded man. The creature escapes and you can guess the rest.

Truly horrible, sick horror film with an incredible amount of blood, sadism and sexual content for a PG rated film. The script is full of howlers and has severe continuity problems--at one point Dern and his wife (Pat Priest) are seeing a friend out to his car. It's mentioned a few times that it's late at night, but it's clearly bright and sunny outside! Also there is noisy, loud "music" in the soundtrack that will set your teeth on edge. As for the acting--Dern looks miserable (no shock there!) and walks through his role. Poor Pat Priest! As his wife she's given nothing to do but be a victim or a sex object. She's assaulted (while in a bikini), is tied up (while in a very small nightgown), drugged, hit and locked in a cage! The woman somehow maintains her dignity. Casey Kasem (!!??!!) plays a best friend (badly). And John Bloom as the mentally-retarded man gives new meaning to the word "wooden". Everybody else is ever worse!

Bad dialogue, terrible acting, lots of gratuitous violence (at one point a person's face is blown away!) and sex. It's almost bad enough to be good but it's in such incredibly bad taste. And there's a title song (!!!) sung by the immortal Bobbie Boyle.

Utter trash. Skip it.


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