MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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Brain Dead (1990)
Charles Beaumont (writer) / Adam Simon (director)
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A nightmarish, reality bending horror movie about a brain surgeon whose services are obtained to retrieve corporate secrets from the mind of a mathematician who has become a homicidal maniac.

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Works Similar to Brain Dead
According to my `secret formula', the following works of mathematical fiction are similar to this one:
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  2. The Hollow Man by Dan Simmons
  3. Pi by Darren Aronofsky (director)
  4. Straw Dogs by Sam Peckinpah (Director)
  5. The Integral: A Horror Story by Colin Adams
  6. Immortal Bird by H. Russell Wakefield
  7. Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
  8. Schwarzschild Radius by Connie Willis
  9. The Book of Irrational Numbers by Michael Marshall Smith
  10. Threshold by Bragi F. Schut / Brannon Braga / David S. Goyer / Dan O'Shannon
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Categories:
GenreHorror,
MotifEvil mathematicians, Anti-social Mathematicians, Insanity,
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MediumFilms,

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