Man With the Screaming Brain
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A wealthy industrialist in search of a tax break finds himself at the mercy of a deranged scientist in this surreal comic thriller from Evil Dead star Bruce Campbell. While his overwhelming greed and hawkish business sensibilities have helped to ensure pharmaceutical CEO William Cole (Campbell) a fairly comfortable existence, that doesn't stop the money-minded businessman from traveling to Bravoda with his trophy wife, Jackie (Antoinette Byron), in a bid to diversify his company's holdings. As William heads out to meet with city officials and Jackie gets better acquainted with handsome… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The image of Campbell slapping himself to the ground is the only gag that the movie doesn't beat to death."
‑ John Monaghan, Detroit Free Press
"A comedy that doesn't build, lacks structural integrity, and often falls flat. But it's also winningly loopy, with bizarre incidental ideas and performance riffing making for a series of parts that almost make up for the faults of the whole."
‑ Dennis Harvey, Variety
"...required viewing for fans of the B-movie superstar."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"This movie -- how you say? -- it suck."
‑ MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher
"The film tries very hard to be over the top, wacky and camp, but instead, it's flat as stale O'Doul's."
‑ Richard Nilsen, Arizona Republic
"Doesn't suffer because it's mostly a bad film, it suffers because it's a bad film without direction or a point..."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"The story is pretty ridiculous from start to finish, but that's not necessarily a bad thing since the film doesn't take itself seriously at all."
‑ Johnny Butane, Dread Central
"The type of movie you'd expect to find on TV late at night. Very late at night."
‑ Phil Villarreal, Arizona Daily Star
"An unapologetically sloppy jumble of Roger Corman-style antics that could only hope to inspire their own drinking game."
‑ Mark de la Viņa, San Jose Mercury News
"A decent and diverting piece of work from perhaps the hardest-working man in movies."
‑ Rob Gonsalves,
"if Sam Raimi is going to keep directing $100 million movies, someone has to keep the B-movie torch aflame."
‑ Jesse Hassenger,
"Cranial scars; a robot in a yellow jumpsuit; gypsy thugs; catfights; Ted Raimi doing hip-hop; a mauve, tasseled Vespa; and a salad bar....C'mon: you know you want it."
‑ Peter Canavese, Groucho Reviews
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