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Brain of Blood (1971)

GP | | Horror, Sci-Fi | August 1971 (USA)
Amir, the benevolent ruler of Kalid, is dying, but there is hope. Freshly deceased, he is flown to the United States where Dr. Trenton transplants his brain into the body of a simpleton in ... See full summary »

Director:

Al Adamson

Writers:

Samuel M. Sherman (story), Joe Van Rodgers (screenplay)
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Complete credited cast:
Grant Williams ... Bob
Kent Taylor ... Dr. Trenton
John Bloom ... Gor
Regina Carrol ... Tracy
Vicki Volante Vicki Volante ... Katherine
Angelo Rossitto ... Dorro
Reed Hadley ... Amir
Zandor Vorkov ... Mohammed
Richard Smedley Richard Smedley ... Angel
Gus Peters ... Charlie
Margo Hope ... Pale Girl
Bruce Kimball Bruce Kimball ... Jim
Irv Saunders Irv Saunders ... Victim (as Ervin Saunders)
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Amir, the benevolent ruler of Kalid, is dying, but there is hope. Freshly deceased, he is flown to the United States where Dr. Trenton transplants his brain into the body of a simpleton in a classic "assistant got the wrong kind of body" plot line. Dr. Trenton has a few nefarious plot twists of his own in mind, and then there's the thing with the dwarf and the women chained in the basement. It's up to Amir's friend Bob and wife Tracey to try and salvage this tale. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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A Blood-dripping Brain Transplant turns a Maniac into a Monster... See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Undying Brain See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988) creator Joel Hodgson resurrects the riffing-on-bad-movies format with this film (along with other MST3K staff) as their first project for the Cinematic Titanic DVD series. See more »

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Bad "Brain"
24 May 2000 | by MRM-3See all my reviews

Another winner from Adamson and co.Plot in a nutshell:Middle East ruler dies;body is flown to the USA for a doctor to transplant his brain into a new body.Doctor's deformed,idiot henchman Gor gets the wrong body;Gor's brain goes out and the dictator's brain goes in...needless to say the dictator is not amused.He escapes...dictator's fiance,friend,and mad scientist go after him.There is twist ending that you can see coming from the middle of the film. Bad acting,terrible lighting and cinematography,and some of the poorest production values in film will not hamper those that enjoy cheeseball, sleazy films. All others bring a sixpack and leave your brain at the door.


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