Overall Rank: 4601
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 54
Theatrical Release Date: 05/25/1979
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Cronenberg
Actors: Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle, Henry Beckman, Nuala Fitzgerald, Cindy Hinds
Plot: A controversial psychoanalyst treats a woman accused of child abuse. Meanwhile, bizarre violence continues to surround the child. -- Topher
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/14/2020
I'm gonna say it. David Cronenberg's "The Brood" is a better allegory of early parenthood than David Lynch's overrated surreal hand job "Eraserhead." Not only is it more disturbing, but it handles a wider array of other interesting themes as well.
Snoogans - wrote on 10/13/2012
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.
dukeakasmudge - wrote on 10/18/2011
Not as good as I hoped it would be.Waste of time & $$$
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