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 overview, first billed only:
Morgue Worker #1 (segment "The Morgue")
Morgue Worker #2 (segment "The Morgue")
Bill (segment "The Gas Station")
Alex Datcher ...
Anne (segment "The Gas Station")
Gent (segment "The Gas Station")
Divorcee (segment "The Gas Station")
Pasty Faced Man
Dead Bill (segment "The Gas Station")
Pete (segment "The Gas Station")
Stranger (segment "The Gas Station") (as Buck Flower)
Peggy (segment "The Gas Station")
Roger Rooks ...
TV Anchorman (segment "The Gas Station")
Richard Coberts (segment "Hair")
Dr. Lock (segment "Hair")


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 <>

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

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Peter Jason drove his own car in the segment "The Gas Station." See more »


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 »


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 Unzipping Body Bags (2013) See more »


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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Funny and Great Horror Movie
18 August 2005 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In a morgue, a weird coroner (John Carpenter) presents the cases related to three corpses in body bags, with the participation of Tobe Hooper and Tom Arnold in the last scenes:

1) The Gas Station: On the graveyard shift of the new hire Annie (Alex Datcher), the maniac Bill (Robert Carradine) attacks the gas station where she is working. This tale, directed by John Carpenter, is the most frightening of the three segments, very supported by the atmosphere created by the tense music of John Carpenter. Wes Craven and Sam Raimi have minor participations, being another attraction.

2) Hair: When Richard (Stacy Keach) starts loosing his hair, he becomes obsessed trying to find a cosmetic to stop the balding process. He goes to the clinic of Dr. Lock (David Warner) for a revolutionary transplantation treatment, ignoring the tragic side effects. This is the funniest and silliest tale, also directed by John Carpenter, and with the singer Sheena Easton in the role of Richard's girlfriend Megan.

3) Eye: The baseball player Brent (Mark "Luke Skywalker" Hamill) has a car accident while driving home in a stormy night. His doctor proposes a new eye transplantation technique, and Brent and his wife Cathy (Twiggy) accept the risky terms. However, the unexpected side effect jeopardizes the safety of Cathy. This segment, directed by Tobe Hooper, is the most macabre of the three, having the participation of Roger Corman in the role of Dr. Bregman. I recently watched a very scare movie ("Jain Gui", of the Pang Brothers -, and I believe that its storyline was probably based on this segment.

My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Trilogia do Terror" ("Trilogy of Terror")

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