The Brain That Wouldn't Die
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The Brain That Wouldn't Die
An arrogant scientist brings his fiancée back from the dead in this vintage cult horror film. Dr. Bill Cortner (Jason Evers, here billed as Herb Evers) performs medical experiments despite the trepidation of his surgeon father (Bruce Brighton); transplantation is Bill's main area of interest, but he's also had some success using electric shock to restore life to the recently deceased. When Bill causes a car crash that decapitates his fiancée, Jan Compton (Virginia Leith), he spirits her head off to his secret laboratory and keeps it alive with the help of an experimental new serum.… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 36%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Z-budget cheapie exploitation mad scientist film from AIP."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"One of the campiest of all the tacky, cheapo horror films. This is so entertainingly bad, that's it's good. A true guilty pleasure!"
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"Hey, they mocked it on MST3K for good reason!"
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
"Not as good as 'Aby-Normal', but fun."
‑ Staci Layne Wilson, Fantastica Daily
"Oh, it died."
‑ Christopher Smith, Bangor Daily News (Maine)
"MST'd films should NEVER be viewed sans MST."
‑ Rob Vaux, Flipside Movie Emporium
"Pretty awful in its un-MST3Ked incarnation."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"Wow!"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"The outright stupidity of the production is entertaining at first, but becomes tiresome"
‑ Shane Burridge, rec.arts.movies.reviews
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