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The Doctor and the Devils (1985)

 -  Horror | Drama  -  4 October 1985 (USA)
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Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies to test on.

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Praying Howard
Bruce Green ...
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Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies to test on.

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A doktor és az ördögök  »

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The last theatrically released cinema film of actor Timothy Dalton prior to him being seen on-screen as James Bond. Dalton filmed Brenda Starr (1989) prior to his first Bond movie The Living Daylights (1987) but Brenda Starr (1989) was released later in 1989. See more »

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Doctor Thomas Rock: I don't need any friends, I prefer enemies. They're better company and their feelings towards you are always genuine.
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Referenced in Doctor Ray and the Devils (2012) See more »

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TAINTED HANDS
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Doctor And The Devils
24 January 2013 | by (Vancouver) – See all my reviews

Nice retelling of the Burke and Hare murder case, which was about 2 low- life lads in the early part of the 19th century selling off bodies to an all too eager Doctor Of Anatomy. They started off grave robbing, but realized they could get more money if they had fresher bodies.... Actually, this seems more of a remake of the excellent "The Flesh And The Fiends " movie from 1960.., They've made the right move by trimming the plot and getting rid of some characters, perhaps they put more of a cliff hanger ending in there, but that's OK. Of course, Timothy Dalton is no Peter Cushing, but we'll let that slide. Actually contains a great cast for it's time.


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