Limbs on the Loose!

Mostly hands actually, but some other body-parts as well...


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1.
The Hands of Orlac (1924)
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A world-famous pianist loses both hands in an accident. When new hands are grafted on, he doesn't know they once belonged to a murderer. (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Wiene
 
2.
Un Chien Andalou (1929 Short Film)
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Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí present seventeen minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery. (16 mins.)
Director: Louis Bunuel
 
3.
Mad Love (1935)
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In France, an insane surgeon's obsession with an actress from England leads him to replace her pianist husband's hands that got mangled in an accident with the hands of a late knife murderer which still have the urge to throw knives. (68 mins.)
Director: Karl Freund
 
4.
Carnival of Sinners (1943)
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Roland Brissot bought for a nickel a talisman that gives him love, fame and wealth. The talisman is a cut left hand... (78 mins.)
 
5.
The Beast with Five Fingers (1946)
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In a turn-of-the-century Renaissance Italian mansion, its tyrannical owner, a one-handed, wheelchair-bound pianist, with a strong belief in the occult, is murdered. (88 mins.)
Director: Robert Florey
 
6.
The Thing from Another World (1951)
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Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a bloodthirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost. (87 mins.)
Director: Christian Nyby
 
7.
The Hands of Orlac (1960)
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A pianist has a transplant operation that gives him a new pair of hands. Unfortunately, the hands belonged to a murderer... (95 mins.)
 
8.
The Hand (1960)
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A Police Inspector follows the trail and circumstances of the murder of a one-handed man back to a prisoner-of-war camp in Burma in 1946. (61 mins.)
Director: Henry Cass
 
9.
Espiritismo (1962)
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Satan gives a woman three wishes in this version of the classic tale, "The Monkey's Paw." (85 mins.)
Director: Benito Alazraki
“ Spoiler: The end of this movie is rather similar to "The Monkey's Paw", though slightly altered. Instead of a monkey's paw it's a human hand in a box. At some point the main couple tries to burn it in the fireplace, but the hand crawls out of it in a rather similar way as in "The Beast with Five Fingers" (1946) (see a couple of titles above). ” - emertens
 
10.
Thriller (1960 TV Series)
Episode: The Terror in Teakwood (1961)
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A concert pianist, so obsessed by the death of an arch-rival that he desecrates his grave, announces he will play a sonata written especially for the dead man's oversized hands. (50 mins.)
 
11.
Hands of a Stranger (1962)
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A concert pianist loses his hands in a car crash, but a surgeon gives him new ones. The experimental medical procedure goes awry when the new hands drive the pianist mad. (85 mins.)
Director: Newton Arnold
 
12.
The Witch's Mirror (1962)
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A husband murders his wife, and years later her ghost emerges from a witch's mirror to take her revenge. (75 mins.)
Director: Chano Urueta
 
13.
The Exterminating Angel (1962)
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The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave. (95 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
14.
The Crawling Hand (1963)
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The hand of a dead astronaut comes crawling back from the grave to strangle the living (89 mins.)
 
15.
The Addams Family (1964 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a blissfully macabre but extremely loving family. (30 mins.)
 
16.
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
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Aboard a British train, mysterious fortune teller Dr. Schreck uses tarot cards to read the futures of five fellow passengers. (98 mins.)
Director: Freddy Francis
 
17.
Asylum (1972)
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In order to secure a job at a mental institution, a young psychiatrist must interview four patients inside the asylum. (88 mins.)
Director: Roy Ward Baker
“ The first segment of this Amicus anthology actually contains several different body-parts "on the loose" ” - emertens
 
18.
Tales from the Crypt (1972)
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Five strangers get lost in a crypt and, after meeting the mysterious Crypt Keeper, receive visions of how they will die. (92 mins.)
Director: Freddie Francis
“ Segment four: Wish You Were Here:

Little quote stolen from britishhorrorfilms.co.uk
A terrible scream comes from the coffin – Ralph is alive alright, and embalming fluid is coursing through his veins. Horrified, his wife picks up a handy sword and tries to end his pain, but she only makes things worse. Ralph’s business partner, Charles, looks on aghast, and explains: “You can’t kill him – every piece of him is alive! Alive and suffering – forever!” ” - emertens
 
19.
Frankenstein: The True Story (1973 TV Movie)
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A more psychological telling of the Mary Shelley story has a different kind of monster... (185 mins.)
Director: Jack Smight
 
20.
And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973)
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England, 1795: the young Catherine has just married Charles Fengriffen and moves into his castle. She becomes the victim of an old curse that lays on the family. On her wedding night she is raped by a ghost and gets pregnant. (91 mins.)
Director: Roy Ward Baker
 
21.
Blood Bath (1976)
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The cast of a horror film go out for dinner with their director one night and they all exchange horror stories. (86 mins.)
Director: Joel M. Reed
 
22.
The Hand (1981)
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Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident... (104 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
23.
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
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When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies. (91 mins.)
Director: Dan O'Bannon
 
24.
Evil Dead II (1987)
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The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holes up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack. (84 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
 
25.
Body Parts (1991)
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After losing his arm in a car accident, a criminal psychologist has it replaced with a limb that belonged to a serial killer. (88 mins.)
Director: Eric Red
 
26.
The Resurrected (1991)
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Charles Dexter Ward's wife enlists the help of a private detective to find out what her husband is up to in a remote cabin owned by his family for centuries. (108 mins.)
Director: Dan O'Bannon
 
27.
Severed Ties (1992)
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When a regeneration experiment on his severed arm grows a deadly reptilian creature instead of a limb, a mad scientist uses the serum on homeless crippled veterans to create an army and get his research back from his evil mother. (92 mins.)
 
28.
Dead Alive (1992)
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A young man's mother is bitten by a Sumatran rat-monkey. She gets sick and dies, at which time she comes back to life, killing and eating dogs, nurses, friends, and neighbors. (104 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
 
29.
Quicksilver Highway (1997 TV Movie)
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Traveling showman Aaron Quicksilver tells horror tales: a psychotic hitchhiker falls prey to a relentless dangerously-sharp set of chattering teeth, and a human hand that comes alive. (90 mins.)
Director: Mick Garris
 
30.
Idle Hands (1999)
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A teenage slacker's right hand becomes possessed with murderous intent. (92 mins.)
Director: Rodman Flender
 
31.
Trick 'r Treat (2007)
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Five interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband; and a mean old man meets his match with a demonic, supernatural trick-or-treater. (82 mins.)