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Body Bags (1993)

Three short stories in the horror genre. The first about a serial killer. The second about a hair transplant gone wrong. The third about a baseball player.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Morgue Worker #1 (segment "The Morgue")
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Morgue Worker #2 (segment "The Morgue")
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Bill (segment "The Gas Station")
Alex Datcher ...
Anne (segment "The Gas Station")
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Gent (segment "The Gas Station")
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Divorcee (segment "The Gas Station")
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Pasty Faced Man (segment "The Gas Station")
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Dead Bill (segment "The Gas Station")
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Pete (segment "The Gas Station")
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Stranger (segment "The Gas Station") (as Buck Flower)
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Peggy (segment "The Gas Station")
Roger Rooks ...
TV Anchorman (segment "The Gas Station")
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Richard Coberts (segment "Hair")
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Dr. Lock (segment "Hair")
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Three short stories in the horror genre. The first about a serial killer. The second about a hair transplant gone wrong. The third about a baseball player. Written by Stefan Andersson <stefan@eko.adm.chalmers.se>

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Rated R for sexuality and horror violence | See all certifications »

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8 August 1993 (USA)  »

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Trivia

John Carpenter spent three hours in the make-up chair for his role as The Coroner. See more »

Goofs

When the dead Coroner is being cut open by one of the Morgue's attendants, he lifts his head up in a comical spoof. Yet the other attendant who fetched the coffee was coming back, and despite looking at his direction didn't see the coroner move. See more »

Quotes

The Coroner: [looking at bodies] Natural causes... Natural causes... Natural causes... I hate natural causes! Give me a big stab wound to poke at and then I'm happy.
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Featured in The Go to Guy: Peter Jason on John Carpenter (2016) See more »

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ALMOST CUT MY HAIR
Written by David Crosby
Performed by Crosby Stills Nash & Young (as Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young)
Published by Stay Straight Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Good, But For The Wrong Reasons
11 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Three short stories in the horror genre: The first about a serial killer. The second about a hair transplant going wrong. The third about a base ball player who receives a questionable eye transplant.

The sad truth is that giving this film as high a rating as I did really comes down to one thing: the endless supply of guest stars from the horror genre (and beyond). Who can dislike a film with Wes Craven, Sam Raimi, John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper and more? That is incredible.

As for the film itself, it is about average. The acting and directing are fine, and the gore really starts to add up in the third segment. But the script was really nothing special, and I am not shocked that Showtime declined to turn this into a regular series (any given episode of "Masters of Horror" is better).

The disc from Scream Factory makes this average film a little something more, with plenty of insight from Stacy Keach, John Carpenter and producer Sandy King. Horror fans may think the movie is average, but you are bound to learn a few things from the commentary.


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