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Man with the Screaming Brain (2005)

Unrated | | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 3 April 2005 (USA)
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The brains of a Russian taxi driver and a wealthy businessman are brought together in one body by a mad scientist.

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Bruce Campbell

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bruce Campbell ... William Cole
Tamara Gorski ... Tatoya
Ted Raimi ... Pavel
Antoinette Byron Antoinette Byron ... Jackie Cole
Stacy Keach ... Dr. Ivanov (as StacyKeach)
Vladimir Kolev Vladimir Kolev ... Yegor
Valentin Giasbeily Valentin Giasbeily ... Uri (as Valentine Giasbeily)
Velizar Binev ... Mayor
Raicho Vasilev Raicho Vasilev ... Bartender
Jonas Talkington Jonas Talkington ... Larry
Michail Elenov Michail Elenov ... Punk 1 (as Mihail Elanov)
Neda Sokolovska Neda Sokolovska ... Waitress
Remington Franklin Remington Franklin ... Bar Punk
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Velimir Velev Velimir Velev ... Jackiebot
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Storyline

Man with the Screaming Brain is a story of greed, betrayal and revenge in a small Bulgarian town. William Cole, wealthy industrialist, winds up with part of his brain replaced by that of a Russian cab driver Yegor. The two couldn't be more different, but they share one thing - both were killed by the same woman. Brought back to life by a mad scientist, William and Yegor form an unlikely partnership to track down their common nemesis. Written by Jason McFarland

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He's losing their minds


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Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ehei hasei... ta myala tous! See more »

Filming Locations:

Sofia, Bulgaria

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film took Bruce Campbell 19 years to make. See more »

Goofs

The blood on Tatoya's head near the end changes from side to side. See more »

Quotes

Vespa Girl: Get off my Vespa, you ugly man!
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Sirius
Performed by The Alan Parsons Project
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Thank god for Bruce Campbell
7 August 2005 | by FedMexSee all my reviews

I was fortunate enough to catch a midnight screening of this movie tonight. I must say, I was expecting a horribly cheap movie with bad acting and a mediocre plot. I was completely mistaken. This movie was not only incredibly entertaining, but everything about it I simply loved. Bruce Campbell was as amazing as ever. The biggest surprise was none other than Ted Raimi, you know, Sam's little brother. He played the mad doctor's henchman to the greatest extent. Somewhere between physical comedy and clever dialogue, he did nothing but shine. But i really cannot ignore the magic that is Bruce Campbell. Though I did think that Ted Raimi stole the show, Bruce did what he does best on the big screen. Somewhere between the sketchy nasty American business man and the tragic victim, he displayed the same energy that he has always shown to be incredibly attractive to audiences. The movie itself was often interrupted by applause from the viewers. The crowd was definitely excited with each little turn that the movie took.

This movie may not be Oscar material, but my goodness, it was amazing. I would highly recommend this to any Bruce Campbell fan. Also, anybody that likes campy sci-fi movies, do yourself a favor and watch this. Can't wait till this makes it out to DVD.

Take it as you want to....

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