The Incredible Two Headed Transplant

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1971
  • Color
  • Running Time: 87 Min.
  • Production Co: Mutual General Corp.
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures
  • Directed by Anthony M. Lanza
  • Written by John Lawrence, James Gordon White
  • Starring Bruce Dern, Pat Priest, Casey Kasem
  • Produced by Alvin L. Fast, Arthur N. Gilbert, Volodymyr Kowal, John Lawrence, Nicholas Wowchuk
  • Original Music by John Barber
  • Cinematography by Glen Gano, Paul Hipp, Jack Steely
  • Film Editing by Anthony M. Lanza

Plot Summary

  • When a psychotic killer is mortally wounded while burglarizing his home, demented Dr. Girard seizes the chance to graft the criminal’s head onto the full-grown body of his assistant’s mentally challenged son, Danny.

Also Known As

  • Amok, l'homme à deux têtes (France)
  • O Dikefalos (Greece)
  • O Incrível Transplante de Duas Cabeças (Brazil - cable TV title)
  • Der Mann mit den zwei Köpfen (Germany)
  • Mutation (France - video title)
  • The Incredible Transplant
  • Uskomaton kudossiirto (Finland)


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