Brainscan

Editors' review

September 26, 2016

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Storyline

A lonely teenage horror-movie fan discovers a mysterious computer game that uses hypnosis to custom-tailor the game into the most terrifying experience imaginable. When he emerges from the hypnotic trance he is horrified to find evidence that the brutal murder depicted in the game actually happened -- and he's the killer. Written by Kevin Ackley <>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Goodbye Reality! Welcome Virtual Reality! See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, and for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Details

Release Date:

22 April 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Сканирование мозга See more »

Box Office

Gross:

$4,264,509 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

96 min

Color:

Color (Pathécolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1 See full technical specs »
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The Fangoria magazine that Michael and Kyle read the fake 'Brainscan' article is Fangoria issue #95 and was published August 1990. See more »

Goofs

Michael's area code is 717 which is located in Eastern Pennsylvania. However if you look closely at the letters that he sorts through and finds the Brainscan package, the state that he lives in is actually New Jersey. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Young Michael: [Older Michael lays in bed having a nightmare about the scene of his parents accident, seeing his younger self laying on the operating table calling out] Mom! Mom!
Young Michael: [Michael see's his younger self in the street of the accident over his dead father] Mom! Mom! Somebody help us!
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Crazy Credits

As the end credits start, we hear the trickster say "Hey wait, it's not over yet" and the credits screen shatters as if it was made of glass. It then shows a scene involving the dog with the dismembered foot from earlier in the film, and then the end credits resume See more »

Connections

Referenced in Horror Business (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Under My Skin
Performed by Dandelion
Written by Dandelion
Produced by David M. Johnson and Dandelion
Courtesy of RuffHouse Records
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