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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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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.
Sarah Campbell ...
Samantha
Andy Humphrey ...
Ricky
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Roger
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Detective Jackson
Arlene Duncan ...
Nurse #1
Allan Price ...
T.V. Reporter #1
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Storyline

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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Where does evil live, the heart, the mind or the flesh? 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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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$9,188,150 (USA)
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Trivia

Body Parts is very similar to a 1971 episode of Night Gallery titled "The Hand of Borgus Weems." See more »

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The lead character's car is struck from the rear by a tractor trailer, and we see him fly forward into the dashboard. A rear-end impact would cause the occupant of the struck car to fly backward. In severe cases such as this, the occupant would be ejected out the rear window. 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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