Brain Damage (1988)
Average Rating: 6/10
Reviews Counted: 10
Fresh: 7 | Rotten: 3
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Release Date: Nov 11, 1995 Wide
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 4,918
Basket Case director Frank Henenlotter explores another bizarre symbiotic human-monster relationship in this surreal horror comedy about a young man named Brian (Rick Herbst) who emerges from a night of bizarre hallucinations to find a jovial talking slug attached to his body. The creature, a brain-eating parasite called an "Aylmer" (but who prefers the simpler handle "Elmer") came calling after abandoning his former companions -- a European couple who tried to wean him from human brains by
Nov 11, 1995 Wide
Jul 22, 2003
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A horribly funny addiction allegory, equally likely to make you feel sympathy and sorrow, or burp up a tiny bit of sick.
funny 80s drug flick
As high on concept as it is low on budget, Henenlotter's 1980s urban horror is cheap, sleazy and irresistibly addictive. It's the best kind of bad trip.
A weird, oddball 80s horror film for anyone who liked and enjoyed the horror and humor of Basket case
So weird and bad -- in an 80s way -- that it generates some interest.
Pretty amusing and twisted little horror flick.
Stick with "Basket Case."
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