Brain Damage


1h 25m 1988

Brief Synopsis

After a night of bizarre hallucinations, Brian wakes up, sees blood on his bedsheets and discovers a jovial talking slug attached to his body. The creature, a brain-eating parasite, administers Brian doses of a highly addictive psychedelic drug to keep him under control, while using his body to carr

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1988
Location
Michigan, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Synopsis

After a night of bizarre hallucinations, Brian wakes up, sees blood on his bedsheets and discovers a jovial talking slug attached to his body. The creature, a brain-eating parasite, administers Brian doses of a highly addictive psychedelic drug to keep him under control, while using his body to carry him to its next meal.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1988
Location
Michigan, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Articles

Brain Damage - Synapse Films Releases a 1988 Cult Horror Favorite on DVD!


The Aylmer's back and sharper than ever in this new DVD version of the uncut brain-sucking classic, BRAIN DAMAGE! A worm-like parasite named Aylmer latches into Brian's (Rick Herbst) neck and offers to inject his brain with a hallucinogenic fluid, giving him pleasurable psychedelic experiences. But the catch is, to keep the "high," Brian has to feed Aylmer his favorite food - human brains! Directed by Frank Henenlotter (Basket Case, Frankenhooker), this amazing cult film favorite will have you screaming with laughter as you reach for your barf bag! Now available on this DVD in a pristine new 2003 16:9 1080p/24fps High Definition Digital Master, with a newly remixed Dolby Digital 5.1 track, BRAIN DAMAGE will jump off your screen and rock your speakers like never before. This version of BRAIN DAMAGE contains all the gore sequences deleted from the U.S. theatrical release, including the infamous "brain pulling" sequence!

SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:
- New! High Definition 1080P/24fps Transfer (1.85:1)
- New! Dolby Digital 5.1 Remix for Home Theater Environments
- New! Liner Notes
- New! Animated Menu Screens and Special Packaging
- Audio Commentary from Director Frank Henenlotter
- Isolated Music Score

IMPORTANT NOTE: THIS LIMITED EDITION THIS LIMITED EDITION DVD RELEASE WILL BE PUT ON PERMANENT MORATORIUM ON DECEMBER 31, 2003 AND WILL NEVER BE AVAILABLE AGAIN!

For more information about Brain Damage, visit Synapse-Films. To order Brain Damage, go to TCM Shopping.

Brain Damage - Synapse Films Releases A 1988 Cult Horror Favorite On Dvd!

Brain Damage - Synapse Films Releases a 1988 Cult Horror Favorite on DVD!

The Aylmer's back and sharper than ever in this new DVD version of the uncut brain-sucking classic, BRAIN DAMAGE! A worm-like parasite named Aylmer latches into Brian's (Rick Herbst) neck and offers to inject his brain with a hallucinogenic fluid, giving him pleasurable psychedelic experiences. But the catch is, to keep the "high," Brian has to feed Aylmer his favorite food - human brains! Directed by Frank Henenlotter (Basket Case, Frankenhooker), this amazing cult film favorite will have you screaming with laughter as you reach for your barf bag! Now available on this DVD in a pristine new 2003 16:9 1080p/24fps High Definition Digital Master, with a newly remixed Dolby Digital 5.1 track, BRAIN DAMAGE will jump off your screen and rock your speakers like never before. This version of BRAIN DAMAGE contains all the gore sequences deleted from the U.S. theatrical release, including the infamous "brain pulling" sequence! SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE: - New! High Definition 1080P/24fps Transfer (1.85:1) - New! Dolby Digital 5.1 Remix for Home Theater Environments - New! Liner Notes - New! Animated Menu Screens and Special Packaging - Audio Commentary from Director Frank Henenlotter - Isolated Music Score IMPORTANT NOTE: THIS LIMITED EDITION THIS LIMITED EDITION DVD RELEASE WILL BE PUT ON PERMANENT MORATORIUM ON DECEMBER 31, 2003 AND WILL NEVER BE AVAILABLE AGAIN! For more information about Brain Damage, visit Synapse-Films. To order Brain Damage, go to TCM Shopping.

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring April 15, 1988

Released in United States May 20, 1988

Released in United States on Video July 13, 1988

Released in United States September 1988

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 8-17, 1988.

Completed shooting April 1987.

Began shooting January 21, 1987.

Released in United States Spring April 15, 1988

Released in United States May 20, 1988 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video July 13, 1988

Released in United States September 1988 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 8-17, 1988.)