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Dr. Rex Martin is a leading neurosurgeon specializing in the cerebral misfunctions that cause mental illnesses, whose expertise is called up by an old school chum, Jim Reston, who is now part of the mega-corporation Eunice. Reston needs Dr. Martin's help in extracting crucial data from the mind of John Halsey, once a top mathematician at Eunice, now a paranoid at the local asylum. Can Dr. Martin help both Halsey and his friend, or is he getting caught up in a corporate nightmare from which he may never escape?
From the writer of the original "Twilight Zone" comes the most terrifying film of the decade.
Also Known As:
Title: Brain Dead
Release Date: January 19, 1990
Runtime: 85 mins
All Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
IMDB Rating: 5.9
Buried.com Rating: 6.9 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With B
MPAA Rating: R
Bill Pullman ...Dr. Rex Martin
Bill Paxton ...Jim Reston
Nicholas Pryor ...Man in Bloody White Suit / Ramsen / Ed Conklin
Patricia Charbonneau ...Dana Martin
George Kennedy ...Vance
Brian Brophy ...Ellis
David Sinaiko ...Berkovitch
Lee Arenberg ...
Andy Wood ...Brain Surgeon
Maud Winchester ...Crazy Anna
Lisa Moncure ...Board Member
Jon Kellam ...Board Member
Willie Garson ...Board Member
John Paxton ...Board Member
David Sklare ...Board Member
Cynthia Ettinger ...Nurse Anderson
Shannon Holt ...Toni
V.J. Foster ...Fred (as Jeff Foster)
Bud Cort ...Jack Halsey
Brent Hinkley ...Dewey
Deirdre O'Connell ...Mrs. Halsey
Dorothy Vincent ...Halsey's Aunt #2
Kyle Gass ...Anaesthetist
Dean Robinson ...Valet
Mark Boothby ...Neighbor / Eunice Security Guard
Steve Ruggles ...Restaurant Manager
Adam Lima ...Bus Boy
Jesse Douglas ...Canteen Attendant
Patti Tippo ...Resident
Barney Burman ...Experimental Face
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More Movie Taglines:
- From the writer of the original "Twilight Zone" comes the most terrifying film of the decade.
- You have nothing to lose... except your mind.
- Dr. Halsey: We can't all do good, but at least do no harm.
Dr. Rex Martin: My brains are individuals - they're special - they're unique.
Jim Reston: [Reston proposes a chain of brain surgery boutiques with an unique advertising campaign] Had a bad childhood? We can fix it!
- Dr Martin mentions that he went to "Miskatonic University", the college where Re-Animator (1985) took place. Miskatonic University is supposedly located in Arkham, MA, a fictional town created by H.P. Lovecraft.
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