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Man with the Screaming Brain (2005)

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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
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 4, 2005
Runtime:
Anchor Bay Entertainment

Cast


as William Cole

as Pavel

as Dr. Ivan Ivanov

as Mayor Alexander Genk...

as Dr. Mitov

as Larry the Swinger
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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
Variety
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
eFilmCritic.com

Audience Reviews for Man with the Screaming Brain

½

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.

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allan913
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.

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Godless
James Alvarez

Super Reviewer

½

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.

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puffchunk
Curtis Lilly

Super Reviewer

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