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Man with the Screaming Brain (2005)


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Movie Info

A wealthy industrialist in search of a tax break finds himself at the mercy of a deranged scientist in this surreal comic thriller from Evil Dead star Bruce Campbell. While his overwhelming greed and hawkish business sensibilities have helped to ensure pharmaceutical CEO William Cole (Campbell) a fairly comfortable existence, that doesn't stop the money-minded businessman from traveling to Bravoda with his trophy wife, Jackie (Antoinette Byron), in a bid to diversify his company's holdings. As … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy , Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Bruce Campbell , David M. Goodman
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On DVD: Oct 4, 2005
Anchor Bay Entertainment


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Critic Reviews for Man with the Screaming Brain

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (4)

The image of Campbell slapping himself to the ground is the only gag that the movie doesn't beat to death.

Full Review… | July 22, 2005
Detroit Free Press
Top Critic

The film tries very hard to be over the top, wacky and camp, but instead, it's flat as stale O'Doul's.

Full Review… | July 14, 2005
Arizona Republic
Top Critic

An unapologetically sloppy jumble of Roger Corman-style antics that could only hope to inspire their own drinking game.

June 25, 2005
San Jose Mercury News
Top Critic

A comedy that doesn't build, lacks structural integrity, and often falls flat. But it's also winningly loopy, with bizarre incidental ideas and performance riffing making for a series of parts that almost make up for the faults of the whole.

Full Review… | June 20, 2005
Top Critic

Doesn't suffer because it's mostly a bad film, it suffers because it's a bad film without direction or a point...

Full Review… | April 29, 2009
Cinema Crazed

A decent and diverting piece of work from perhaps the hardest-working man in movies.

Full Review… | September 27, 2007

Audience Reviews for Man with the Screaming Brain


A great time. One outragiously funny and original movie that has the old school 1950's sci-fi style and material. It packs great laughs, mayham and crazyness. Bruce Campbell brings his great nack for comedy as well as a great directional debut, proving he can handle being the star and crafting his own film.

Al S

Super Reviewer

In this Sci Fi original type movie Bruce Campbell loses all of his good Indie cred by doing his same old tired schtick.

James Alvarez

Super Reviewer


Bruce is alright, but the movie needed some help. These made for sci fi movies should be b movies, but they often aren't good enough to even be that.

Curtis Lilly

Super Reviewer

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