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Brain Damage (1988)

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Synopsis

One morning, a young man wakes to find that a small, disgusting creature has attached itself to the base of his brain stem. The creature gives him a euphoric state of happiness but demands human victims in return.

Cast

  • Rick Hearst
  • Gordon MacDonald
  • Jennifer Lowry
  • Theo Barnes
  • Lucille Saint-Peter
  • Vicki Darnell
  • Joseph Gonzalez
  • Bradlee Rhodes
  • Michael Bishop
  • Beverly Bonner

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An original take on brain eating and drug addiction.

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Metacritic

10

Written and directed by Frank Henenlotter, this oozer specializes in unspecial effects and unspeakable acting. Strictly for the brain damaged.

Metacritic review by Walter Goodman
Walter Goodman
The New York Times
75

This gnarly gem of 1980s-era punk horror still looks and sounds a little rough, but the film and the supplements justify the plunge.

Metacritic review by Chuck Bowen
Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine