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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.

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Detective Sawchuck
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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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The transplant was a success. Then the donor came to take it back. 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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$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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None of the civilian vehicles have yearly validation stickers on their windshields which are required in New York state. See more »

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Bill Chrushank: [class teaching] Now four months ago we were, discussing thee psychological roots and wellsprings of human violence. To continue on that, what we have before us is a paradox you see because violence when it's sanctioned by the state is acceptable to us. For example, police men defending our families and soldiers defending our country. We celebrate them as heroes but this, this is not the case with thee, the so-called freelance individual. Because we regard individual acts of violence with ...
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A good horrifying idea gone somewhat awry~~
9 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As bad and ridiculous as this movie was, i found the premise compelling and the questions it posed. Jeff Fahey started to look more and more demonic as the movie went on, and his hair changed too. I wouldn't recommend the film, but i think it was horrifying in a Frankensteinian way and fun in the way Blue Velvet was fun, in that dark, film noir kind of way,but Parts was without the aesthetics. I had to laugh because certain scenes reminded me of Robinson Crusoe on Mars, and then in other parts i actually wondered what was going on, like maybe there was a cohesive, tightly woven plot. I think i was mistaken on that. Too bad, the movie sort of had some kind of appeal. Anyone agree? I kind of thought the painter who received the other arm was a classic nut case in a way that was so over the top as to be humorous.

I actually felt that his family relationships were kind of honest and touching, even though they saw their dad unraveling. Perhaps one of the highlights of the film.


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