The Brain Machine (1955)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama  |   Release Date - Feb 1, 1956 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 84 min.  |   Countries - UK  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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In this British noir directed by Ken Hughes (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), a vicious murderer suffering from amnesia is diagnosed as violent by his psychiatrist when she finds his brain waves indicate violent tendencies. After he escapes and kidnaps the doctor, police follow and soon uncover evidence of gangsters and drug smuggling.

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brain, machine, probe, amnesia, escape, hospital, inventor, kidnapping, killing, maniac, psychiatry, telepathy