Brain Dead 1989

Brain Dead

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A corporate man (Bill Paxton) tempts a doctor (Bill Pullman) to pick a secret formula from a crazed scientist's (Bud Cort) brain.

Cast & Crew

Bill Pullman
Rex Martin
Bill Paxton
Jim Reston
Bud Cort
Jack Halsey
Nicholas Pryor
Man in Bloody White Suit, Ramsen, Ed Conklin
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Critic Reviews for Brain Dead

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Audience Reviews for Brain Dead

  • Jan 15, 2014
    A Psycho-analysist begins receiving the same symptoms as a paranoid patient that he "cures", from then on out the movie becomes an intangible mess. For an hour Brain Dead is a never ending cycle of bizzare dreams, with nothing comprehensive coming out of it. Bill Pullman keeps the film alive as the story line attempts to fry your brain, which stops working when the loop becomes repetitive. There are a few creepy images that sticked in my mind a few days after I watched the movie, so there's certainly a few haunting scenes, but as a whole it's like watching a broken record.
    Daniel D Super Reviewer
  • Oct 03, 2007
    Not the gory Peter Jackson film, but a great mindfuck film. Paxton and Pullman together at last with one of the writers from the Twilight Zone and Bud Cort. If this movie was a chick I would marry it (and then divorce it for my real wife...in case she reads this). Awesome!
    Christopher B Super Reviewer
  • May 24, 2007
    BIll Paxton is in alot of horrible movies but Twister wa semi alright..
    Moviestar M Super Reviewer
  • Apr 02, 2007
    This had to go on here!So gory and funny and who can forget the kung-fu vicar?!
    Adam M Super Reviewer

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