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The Severed Arm (1973)

R | | Horror | 1973 (USA)
Trapped in a cave, five men cut the arm off of another companion in order to ward off starvation. After they are saved, their victim seeks revenge on them one by one.

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Teddy Rogers
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Sgt. Mark Richards
David G. Cannon ...
Jeff Ashton
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Mad Man Herman
John Crawford ...
Doctor Ray Sanders
Vince Martorano ...
Bill Hale
Ray Dannis ...
Ted Rogers
Bob Guthrie ...
Roger Rogers
Cynthia Gabrielle ...
Ruth Sanders
George Dunn ...
Harry the Janitor
Alan DeWitt ...
Construction Worker
R. Lance Thomas
Gwen Cannon
Marcellous Smith
Wally K. Berns ...
(as Wally Berns)
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Trapped in a cave, five men cut the arm off of another companion in order to ward off starvation. After they are saved, their victim seeks revenge on them one by one.

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A Vingança Será Minha  »

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Jeff: If there's anything we can do...
Doctor's wife: Can you get his arm back?
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Worthless Junk with a capital J
22 April 2008 | by (Jim Morrison's bathtub) – See all my reviews

Man I hate movies like this----movies that don't have one single solitary interesting thing about them.This dog is basically unwatchable unless you're just determined to tough it out so you can come in here and slam it.So it was with me.

6 guys end up trapped in a cave or old mine for reasons unclear to me.They went under ground and started banging around with hammers to collect 'samples' of something for some reason and they cause a cave in and get stuck underground.After two weeks of no food and basically no water they look surprisingly fit and lively.They've still got lights and one guy has a radio and the fat guy still looks as pudgy as ever.But nonetheless the 6 guys draw straws to see who will donate a body part to feed the group.The loser is held down and his arm is hacked off as today's special.Soon after the group hears the sounds of a rescue crew digging them out. D'OH! Five years later bad stuff starts happening to the 5 and they figure out the one armed guy is seeking his revenge.

Don't let my dazzling synopsis fool you....this film is a badly acted,darkly lit,special effects missing piece of crap from beginning to end.Nothing about this film will stick with you once you finish it.It's as a worthless piece of junk as I've ever watched.

The only scary thing about this picture is a couple of the reviews in here that painted this mess as some sort of dark grand revenge poetic justice movie .Oh brother.

Those reviews must have been written by some family members of the hacks who made or 'starred' in this complete waste of time.

Don't bother at all with this dog.It's bad.... and not the bad kind that is fun to watch either.


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