The Brute Man (1946) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Brute Man (1946)





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After a chemistry mishap, a disfigured man seeks murderous revenge upon his old college mates he holds responsible. As the Creeper, Rondo Hatton stars in the last film before his death at 42 years of age. Hatton, in real life, was a victim of acromegaly, a disease which causes abnormal and accelerated growth of the bones in the hands, feet and face.


Rondo Hatton
as The Creeper
Jane Adams
as Helen Paige
Jan Wiley
as Virginia Rogers Scott
Tom Neal
as Clifford Scott
Fred Coby
as Hal Moffat in his Youth
John Hamilton
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.

August 13, 2015 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Often sad, often chlling Rondo Hatton Universal programmer.

May 25, 2007 | Rating: 3/5

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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