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Body Bags (1993)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Sci-Fi, Horror, Comedy  |  8 August 1993 (USA)
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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.

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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
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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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This film features many great horror directors that act and/or direct. John Carpenter director of Halloween (1978) plays "The Coroner" and introduces each segment as well as directs two of the stories, "The Gas Station" and "Hair", Tobe Hooper director of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) plays "Morgue Worker # 2" and directs the last segment, "The Eye", Wes Craven director of A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) plays "Pasty-Faced Man" at the gas station, Sam Raimi director of The Evil Dead (1981) plays "Dead Bill", and Roger Corman plays Dr. Bregman in the segment "Eye". See more »

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In "The Gas Station" when "Bill" falls to the floor after being struck by Anne, you can briefly see his prop machete fold as it hits the ground. 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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Referenced in Midnight Movie Review: Body Bags (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Mixed bag
1 July 2005 | by (Iceland) – See all my reviews

Three stories courtesy of John Carpenter and Tobe Hooper, sounds like it can't miss, right? The results are mixed, but pretty interesting all the same.

The Gas Station is vintage Carpenter. Here he maximizes the effect from a truly simple premise and creates a genuinely scary story. It's simple, but the final minutes are riddled with tension and general uneasiness. The best of the bunch.

Hair is a truly funny story with a terrific performance by Stacy Keach. It goes way over the top towards the end, but still, it's highly amusing for the most part.

Eye, the weakest of the three, due to it's complete and utter predictability and complete failure of generating any real chills. It's fun to see Hamill and it's pretty gory but that's about it.

One terrific story, one pretty good and one pretty bad, all in all, it's worth watching but it's nothing spectacular.


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