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The Severed Arm (1973)

 -  Crime | Horror  -  1973 (USA)
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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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Detective Mark
David G. Cannon ...
Jeff Ashton
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Mad Man Herman
John Crawford ...
Doctor Sanders
Vince Martorano ...
Bill
Ray Dannis ...
Ted Rogers
Bob Guthrie
Cynthia Gabrielle
George Dunn
Alan DeWitt
R. Lance Thomas
Gwen Cannon
Marcellous Smith
Wally K. 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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Crime | Horror

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Amputiert - Der Henker der Apokalypse  »

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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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What a poor attempt at a horror movie...
5 August 2003 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I watched this AFTER reading the reviews and I have to say, most of them are right. This film is badly written, the dialogue is puerile, the acting is at best on a par with a local community theatre production at christmas!

It seems a pity that a story such as this, could be a great film. What they have done to it has made it into one of the worst films I have seen for a while. The way they condense so much information into the first half-hour is irritating and from then on it just gets worse! I love the old so bad they're good category but this doesn't even fall into that. This should be in the 'So bad -AVOID' category.


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