The Brute Man (1946)

The Brute Man





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The tragic Rondo Hatton, whose acromegaly-disfigured face secured him meaty screen roles in Universal's horror films, had died of a heart attack some eight months before the release of his final film, The Brute Man. Hatton plays former college student Hal Moffat, who when his face is destroyed in a chemical lab mishap vows to get even with those he holds responsible. After murdering several of his former classmates, Moffat, known to the police as "The Creeper", takes refuge in the home of blind … More

Rating: G
Genre: Horror, Mystery & Suspense, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: George Bricker, M. Coates Webster
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 20, 1999



as Hal Moffat

as Virginia

as Clifford Scott

as Hal Moffat in his Yo...

as Professor Cushman
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Critic Reviews for The Brute Man

All Critics (3)

Though obscure and just a mediocre film, film buffs have maintained an interest in it through the years because of their curiosity over the grotesque looking Rondo Hatton.

Full Review… | August 13, 2015
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Often sad, often chlling Rondo Hatton Universal programmer.

May 25, 2007

October 6, 2005

Audience Reviews for The Brute Man


This movie is the Toxic Avenger of the forties. Not a great movie, but it's interesting to watch.

Aj V

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Watchable black and white movie. Nothing great but you won't struggle with it. It's about a murdering brute who is befriended by a blind piano teacher. Throughout the movie the search is on for "The Creeper."

Jennifer Torres

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