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Body Parts (1991)

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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2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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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 ...
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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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Where does evil live, the heart, the mind or the flesh? See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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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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Trivia

Larry Gross did uncredited work on the shooting script. 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: You know what I would really like to do? I'd like just to cure one human being; that's all, just one. I'd like to prove once and for all, that you can... shake a shattered mind and put it all back together again. That's what I'd really like to do. The truth of the matter is in all of my clinical experience I've never really seen it happy. Yeah maybe it's all bullshit. Maybe I'm just a fraud.
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Referenced in 30 Rock: Live Show (2010) See more »

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Star Bar Jam
by Mike Moran
Performed by Graham Walker
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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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