After losing his arm in a car accident, a criminal psychologist has it replaced with a limb that belonged to a serial killer.

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Dr. Agatha Webb
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Karen Chrushank
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Detective Sawchuck
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Charley Fletcher
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Ray Kolberg
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Mark Draper
Nathaniel Moreau ...
Bill Jr.
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Samantha
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When Bill Chrashank loses his arm in a car accident, the arm of an executed death row inmate is grafted on in its place. The only problem, as Bill soon discovers, is that the arm is possessed by a force he cannot control. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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A medical miracle has become a murderous nightmare. See more »

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Rated R for violence and gore, language and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »

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2 August 1991 (USA)  »

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Cuerpos malditos  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$9,188,150 (USA)
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Advertisements for the movie were cancelled in Wisconsin due to the Dahmer killings. See more »

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The "wrecked" car is back at the house, at least four months later, after the accident. It is shown for a few seconds after the lead characters first day back at work. Also, at least four months after the accident, there is still snow on the ground and on the house. However, there is more of this snow, which is in the same pattern, than the amount of snow on the first day of the movie. See more »

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Bill Chrushank: [Bill interviews an inmate on death row] So what happened this morning Ray?
Ray Kolberg: I don't fuckin' no man. It's come over me like something unstoppable, you know? Next thing... I'm on top of him with a fuckin' shiv in his blood. All over the place... all over the place. Fuckin', you know, pumpin' up six feet in the air from his throat right. HAHAHA, HA!
Bill Chrushank: So how does this make you feel Ray, taking someone else's life? How does this make you feel about yourself? How do you feel?
Ray Kolberg: How do you, um, what do ...
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Don't stick your arm out the window...
19 December 2001 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

When I first heard about this movie, I read about the story: Guys gets a killers body-parts, and now "someone" wants them back. Then I studied the cast: the main character was played by Jeff Fahey (who I knew from "The Lawnmower Man" and "Silverado"), and then I saw Brad Dourif (from the "Child's Play"-movies amongst other spooky flicks, like "Alien 4" and "Nightwatch" ). I thought that it would be watchable only because they were in it, but it actually had a quite interesting story, which raised a couple of questions, such as the mysterious nature of body-part-transplanting, and how bad it could go!

I think there was some spectacular stunts in this movie, and many original ideas (especially when Fahey gets in a driving vehicle!), and it never really stops being exciting! - The final scenes are pretty gross, but generally I thought that the movie was okay! My rating is 7/10


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