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The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962) was a Horror - Science Fiction Film directed by Joseph Green and produced by Rex Carlton.

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Killing Bill: Female Vengeance in THE BRAIN THAT WOULDN'T DIE (1962)

By Jennifer Garlen on Oct 25, 2021 From Virtual Virago

Long before Uma Thurman's relentless Bride swore to kill Bill in the Quentin Tarantino movies, Jan in the Pan killed her own treacherous Bill in the low-budget horror classic, The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962). Despite its B-horror status and sleazy male gaze, The Brain That Wouldn't Die turns out ... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: THE BRAIN THAT WOULDN'T DIE (1962)

By Jennifer Garlen on Nov 2, 2015 From Virtual Virago

A low-budget cult classic, The Brain that Wouldn't Die (1962) offers all the twisted delights one could ask for in a science fiction horror movie of this type. It's sleazy, gruesome, and short, with a parade of scantily clad women and a mad surgeon hellbent on attaching his girlfriend's severed head... Read full article


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Dr. Bill Cortner: Is it a crime for science to jump ahead? By years?


Dr. Cortner: The Superintendent had it out with me. He thinks it's you who's been stealing those limbs from the amputee operations.
Dr. Bill Cortner: So what if it is?


Dr. Bill Cortner: Oh, come on now, Doris. Do I look like a maniac who goes around killing girls?


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"The Brain that Wouldn't Die" was the first movie watched by Michael J. Nelson after Joel Hodgson had left in the previous episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000.
The last title shot reads "The Head That Wouldn't Die".
Original plans were for last reel to be in color, with the doctor's head being cut off. Scenes were filmed with rats menacing the head.
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