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The Brood (1979) Movie Information

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The Brood (1979)
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Overall Rank:

4479

Avg. Rating:

2.65/4

# of Ratings:

50

Genres:

Horror, Sci-Fi

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

05/25/1979

Director:

David Cronenberg

Actors:

Oliver Reed
Samantha Eggar
Art Hindle
Henry Beckman
Nuala Fitzgerald
Cindy Hinds

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

A controversial psychoanalyst treats a woman accused of child abuse. Meanwhile, bizarre violence continues to surround the child. -- Topher

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Snoogans 10/13/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

Those who are familiar with Cronenberg's 'body horror' style will find much in gross make-up f/x and shocks. The story is more accessible to a general audience than say his other horror efforts like 'Rabid', 'Scanners', and 'Videodrome'. The psychosomatic angle is an interesting theme. This is one of his scarier efforts. Really gave me the creeps.

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dukeakasmudge 10/18/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
0.5/4 

Not as good as I hoped it would be.Waste of time & $$$

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Topher 07/20/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
1/4 

This movie should have been aborted. Cronenberg reportedly wrote it during an acrimonious divorce and the flick is rife with misogynistic ire. Avoid it and it's relentless psycho-allegorizing. Unless you fear midgets.

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