A rich but racist man is dying and hatches an elaborate scheme for transplanting his head onto another man's body. His health deteriorates rapidly, and doctors are forced to transplant his head onto the only available candidate: a black man from death row.

  1. Lee Frost

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. Wes Bishop

    Screenplay, Story

  3. James Gordon White


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ray Milland

    Ray Milland

    Maxwell Kirshner

  2. Rosey Grier

    Rosey Grier

    Jack Moss

  3. Don Marshall

    Don Marshall

    Dr. Fred Williams

  4. Roger Perry

    Roger Perry

    Dr. Philip Desmond

  5. Chelsea Brown


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The Thing with Two Heads
The Thing with Two Heads


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Status Released

Release Information

  • July 19, 1972


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

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