Most Popular Brain Transplant Movies and TV Shows
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1. Young Frankenstein (1974)
PG | 106 min | Comedy
An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that his grandfather was not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body.
Votes: 133,698 | Gross: $86.30M
5. The Man with Two Brains (1983)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
A brain surgeon marries a femme fatale, causing his life to turn upside down. Things go more awry when he falls in love with a talking brain.
Votes: 22,525 | Gross: $10.10M
6. Soapdish (1991)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
An ambitious television soap actress connives with her producer to scuttle the career of the show's long-time star, but nothing works as they plan.
Votes: 13,303 | Gross: $36.49M
7. Deadly Friend (1986)
R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
After his friend is killed by her abusive father, the new kid in town attempts to save her by implanting robotic microchips into her brain.
Votes: 6,159 | Gross: $8.99M
8. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man.
Votes: 13,218 | Gross: $4.80M
9. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
Approved | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.
Votes: 8,303 | Gross: $7.00M
11. Scream and Scream Again (1970)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A serial killer who drains his victims' blood is on the loose in London. The police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.
12. ABCs of Death 2 (2014)
Not Rated | 125 min | Comedy, Horror
Another 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty.
Directors: Rodney Ascher, Julian Barratt, Robert Boocheck, Alejandro Brugués, Kristina Buozyte, Alexandre Bustillo, Larry Fessenden, Julian Gilbey, Jim Hosking, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, E.L. Katz, Aharon Keshales, Steven Kostanski, Marvin Kren, Juan Martínez Moreno, Erik Matti, Wolfgang Matzl, Julien Maury, Robert Morgan, Chris Nash, Vincenzo Natali, Hajime Ohata, Navot Papushado, Bill Plympton, Dennison Ramalho, Todd Rohal, Jerome Sable, Bruno Samper, Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska, Sôichi Umezawa | Stars: Eric Jacobus, Andy Nyman, Simon Barrett, Teela LaRoux
Votes: 7,428 | Gross: $0.01M
13. Tammy and the T-Rex (1994)
PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
An evil scientist implants the brain of Michael, a murdered high school student, into an Tyrannosaurus. He escapes, wreaks vengeance on his high school tormentors and is reunited with his sweetheart Tammy.
14. Lady Frankenstein (1971)
R | 99 min | Horror
When Dr. Frankenstein is killed by a monster he created, his daughter and his lab assistant Marshall continue his experiments. The two fall in love and attempt to transplant Marshall's ... See full summary »
15. Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
PG-13 | 101 min | Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi
Baron Frankenstein is once again working with illegal medical experiments. Together with a young doctor, Karl and his fiancée Anna, they kidnap the mentally sick Dr. Brandt, to perform the ... See full summary »
17. House of Frankenstein (1944)
Passed | 71 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
An evil scientist and his hunchbacked assistant escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.
18. The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)
Unrated | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Baron Frankenstein escapes from the guillotine and goes to Germany. There, he names himself Dr. Stein and plans to restart his experiments by using parts of dead bodies.
19. The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
Approved | 67 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
When Ygor brings the Monster to Dr. Ludwig Frankenstein for care, Ludwig gets the idea of replacing the Monster's current criminal brain with a normal one.
20. Latitude Zero (1969)
G | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A journalist is saved by a giant submarine captained by a 200 year old man who takes him to an underwater paradise city where no one ages. That's when monsters and mutants sent by the captain's rival, a 200 year old scientist, attack.
21. Monstrosity (1963)
Unrated | 65 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A rich but unscrupulous old woman plots with a scientist to have her brain implanted in the skull of a sexy young woman.
22. The Frozen Dead (1966)
Unrated | 95 min | Sci-Fi, Horror
A crazed scientist keeps the heads of Nazi war criminals alive until he can find appropriate bodies on which to attach them so he can revive the Third Reich.
23. Man with the Screaming Brain (2005)
Unrated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
The brains of a Russian taxi driver and a wealthy businessman are brought together in one body by a mad scientist.
24. Mistress Frankenstein (2000 Video)
Unrated | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Dr. Victor Frankenstein neglects the sexual needs of his frigid and frustrated wife Helena. After Helena gets killed in a horse riding accident, Victor decides to bring her back to life. ... See full summary »
25. The Strange Case of Doctor Rx (1942)
Approved | 66 min | Horror, Mystery
Private eye Jerry Church is hired by a criminal defense lawyer after five mobsters he has gotten acquitted are apparently strangled by a serial killer.
26. You Are a Widow, Sir (1971)
97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be ... See full summary »
27. Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966)
Approved | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Western
Legendary outlaw of the Old West Jesse James, on the run from Marshal MacPhee, hides out in the castle of Baron Frankenstein's granddaughter Maria, who proceeds to transform Jesse's ... See full summary »
28. Re-Animated (2006 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 85 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Part live-action, part animated story about a boy who, after an awful amusement park accident, gets a brain transplant, which allows him to see cartoon characters in real life.
29. Who Is Julia? (1986 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 91 min | Drama
Two young womens lives are changed forever in one moment. A strikingly beautiful and wealthy woman is hit by a truck and is all smashed up and nearly killed. At nearly the same time, a very... See full summary »
30. Captive Wild Woman (1943)
Passed | 61 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
An insane scientist doing experimentation in glandular research becomes obsessed with transforming a female gorilla into a human...even though it costs human life.
31. Black Friday (1940)
Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Dr. Sovac transplants the brain of a gangster into his professor friend's body to save his life, but there is a side effect that causes a dangerous split personality.
32. Brain of Blood (1971)
GP | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Amir, the benevolent ruler of Kalid, is dying, but there is hope. Freshly deceased, he is flown to the United States where Dr. Trenton transplants his brain into the body of a simpleton in ... See full summary »
33. The Monster and the Girl (1941)
Passed | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
After a young woman is coerced into prostitution and her brother framed for murder by an organized crime syndicate, retribution in the form of an ape visits the mobsters.
34. Frankenstein General Hospital (1988)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A mad doctor puts together a new body by using body parts he steals from a mortuary at the hospital where he works.
36. Return of the Ape Man (1944)
Approved | 60 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
While on an Arctic expedition, two scientists find the frozen body of a prehistoric caveman. They bring him home to their laboratory, but decide that in order to fully utilize (and control)... See full summary »
37. The Immortalizer (1989 Video)
R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A crazed scientist sends out his mutant creations to kidnap young, beautiful men and women to bring back to his lab so he can replace their brains with those of old, wealthy people.
38. Blood Relations (1988)
R | 90 min | Horror
The members of a severely dysfunctional family get together at a snow-covered, isolated mansion in the winter. There the family members - including the father, an arrogant surgeon who may ... See full summary »
39. I Hate My Body (1974)
97 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
The brain of a male engineer is transplanted into a female's body. He soon finds it very frustrating to cope with the daily sexist discrimination most women deal with. For example, he is ... See full summary »
40. The Game (2008)
116 min | Drama, Thriller
A struggling artist Hee-do is offered a million dollars to bet his life if he loses a game against a rich old man named No-shik who is dying from a terminal disease. However if Hee Do loses... See full summary »
41. Sex Monster (1963)
77 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A mad scientist terrorizes a city by kidnapping young women with his ape-man Gomar and then using them as subjects in sadistic brain transplant experiments. A female wrestler whose sister ... See full summary »
42. Master Minds (1949)
Approved | 64 min | Horror, Comedy
When Sach eats too much sugar, he goes into a trance whereby he's able to predict the future. Slip tries to make some money off of Sach by using him as a fortune teller in a carnival, until... See full summary »
43. Hauser's Memory (1970 TV Movie)
GP | 96 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A scientist is persuaded by the government to inject himself with the brain fluid of a dying colleague in order to preserve missile-defense secrets. However, he finds that he is now torn ... See full summary »
44. Frankenstein's Aunt (1987)
53 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Aunt Frankenstein arrives to her nephew's castle to set things right and to clean the family name. Could she hope to work out the consensus between the angry villagers and the castle's supernatural inhabitants?
45. The Body Snatcher (1957)
80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A wrestler and a detective team up to stop a mad scientist who is kidnapping athletes and replacing their brains with those of animals to make them stronger and live longer.
46. A Bird in the Head (1946)
Approved | 16 min | Comedy, Short
The stooges are working as paperhangers in the home of Professor Panzer, a mad scientist looking for a brain to use in his experiments. The professor wants to put a human brain into a ... See full summary »
47. Transplant of a Brain (1970)
85 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
As the only means of saving his life, Cliffton Reynolds undergoes an experimental brain transplant that overruns his mind with the memories of the donor.
48. Kikaida: Android of Justice (1972– )
Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
A transforming super-android, on the run from an evil organization, fights its rampaging robot monsters and helps his creator's daughter & son find their lost father.
49. The Bookworm Turns (1940)
9 min | Comedy, Animation, Short
Poe's Raven, not feeling well, goes in search of a doctor, and in a nearby book finds Dr. Jekyll. The doctor offers to transfer the bookworm's brain to the raven.
50. Hot Cross Bunny (1948)
7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy
At Eureka Experimental Hospital, a doctor plans to switch the characteristics of a chicken into the brain and a rabbit, into each other. Bugs Bunny was registered as the experimental rabbit, Number 46.