The Brain from Planet Arous is an American science fiction film directed by Nathan Juran, based on a screenplay by Ray Buffum. It was produced by Marquette Productions, Ltd. and distributed by Howco International Pictures . It was released theatrically in the United States on October 1st, 1957. The film stars John Agar as Steve March - a man who finds himself possessed by the disembodied brain of an extraterrestrial conqueror known as Gor. Through Steve, Gor attempts to take control of the world's major cities. Fortunately for Steve, a more benevolent alien brain, Val, befriends his iancé, Sally Fallon, and helps her to discover Gor's weaknesses.