Brain Damage
Brain Damage (1995)

In this horror comedy, a young New Yorker finds that he's been taken over by an evil disembodied brain. In return for a seemingly endless supply of drugs, the young man helps the brain to seek out nourishment -- the brains of other… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 22, 2003
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70%
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63%


Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

So NYC deranged.

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Anton Bitel
Film4

As high on concept as it is low on budget, Henenlotter's 1980s urban horror is cheap, sleazy and irresistibly addictive. It's the best kind of bad trip.

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Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

So weird and bad -- in an 80s way -- that it generates some interest.

Ian Berriman
SFX Magazine

A horribly funny addiction allegory, equally likely to make you feel sympathy and sorrow, or burp up a tiny bit of sick.

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Andreas Samuelson
Slasherpool

A weird, oddball 80s horror film for anyone who liked and enjoyed the horror and humor of Basket case

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Pretty amusing and twisted little horror flick.

Stefan Birgir Stefansson
sbs.is

funny 80s drug flick

Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Entertaining enough.

Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Stick with "Basket Case."

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Cory Taylor
Truly psychedelic and bizarrely compelling, Frank Henenlotter's talent is transforming high-concept, speculative horror into social commentary much like… More
Anthony Lawrie
Another Frank Henenlotter classic! Not as good as Frankenhooker but a little bit better than Basket Case. A must for Comedy/Horror fans!
Alex roy
Brain Damage is one awesome Horror Comedy. It's a very original film by the director of Basket Case. Brain Dame is a metaphor for drug addiction, and Frank… More
Horrific Reviews
While Brain Damage was very original and entertaining, I did feel like it did drag on for a little longer than it had to. I think the film could be a… More
Film Crazy
i couldnt even finish this movie! the idea, storylne acting, and everything about this movie is just terrible!! its unbearable to watch so i didnt finsh it!!!
Francisco Godinho
Leave it to Frank Henenlotter to come up with the craziest premises for horror films. Brain Damage is probably his "masterpiece". It's an… More