They Saved Hitler's Brain (1963)

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Movie Info

After his head is surgically removed and sustained, Hitler is, essentially, still alive and living on an island in the Caribbean. When a young woman and her husband goes in search of her scientist-father and sister, they find a group of Nazis--still under the command of Der Fuhrer--who plan to resume their atrocities upon humanity in a scheme of world domination.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Drama , Horror , Mystery & Suspense , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Cast

Walter Stocker
as Phil Day
Audrey Caire
as Kathy Coleman 'K.C.' Day
Carlos Rivas
as Camino Padua/Teo Padua
John Holland
as Prof. John Coleman
Dani Lynn
as Suzanne
Marshall Reed
as Frank Dvorak
Nestor Paiva
as Police Chief Alaniz
Scott Peters
as David Garrick
Pedro Regas
as Padua
Keith Dahle
as Tom Sharon
Bill Freed
as Mr. H.
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Critic Reviews for They Saved Hitler's Brain

All Critics (5)

One of the all-time worst.

Full Review… | January 7, 2008
TV Guide

The worst thing about both films is the fact that the bulk of them feature people in rooms, talking and talking.

Full Review… | November 16, 2006
Combustible Celluloid

No excerpt available.

August 12, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

Maybe, but they couldn't save the film.

December 4, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Too bad!!

June 26, 2003
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

No excerpt available.

October 23, 2002
Boxoffice Magazine

Audience Reviews for They Saved Hitler's Brain

Ok, yeah it's bad. It's incoherent for the most part and the real plot of the thing doesn't kick in until halfway through while the rest of the time is filled up with wraparounds that have no bearing on the story and are there soley to fatten the film out to a specific length. Pretty terrible, although there are a few parts that made smile - most of them involving Hitler's bodyless head being transported in the back of a Nazi vehicle.

Tim Salmons
Tim Salmons

Super Reviewer

This movie feels like the editor accidentally got three movies taped together, and maybe lost some of each film as well. It's incoherent, confusing, and just stupid, the actors are horrible. It's not even bad enough to make fun of.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

They did do that thing the title says they did. But when they filmed it, it turned out to be too short, so several years later unrelated parties filmed some extra barely related spy footage and tacked it on to the beginning of the original. The result is one of the most boring and confusing movies ever made, with only some outstandingly hammy acting by Hitler's mute head (carefully preserved in a pickle jar) enlivening things at the very end.

Greg S
Greg S

Super Reviewer

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