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Body Melt (1993)

AO  |   |  Horror, Comedy, Sci-Fi  |  28 October 1994 (Australia)
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Residents of peaceful Pebbles Court, Homesville, are being used unknowingly as test experiments for a new 'Body Drug' that causes rapid body decomposition (melting skin etc.) and painful death.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gerard Kennedy ...
Det. Sam Phillips
Andrew Daddo ...
Johnno
Ian Smith ...
Dr. Carrera
Regina Gaigalas ...
Shaan
Vincent Gil ...
Pud
Neil Foley ...
Bab
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Slab
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Bronto
Lesley Baker ...
Mack
Amy Grove-Rogers ...
Old Woman
Adrian Wright ...
Thompson Noble
Jillian Murray ...
Angelica Noble
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Brandon Noble
Amanda Douge ...
Elloise Noble
Brett Climo ...
Brian Rand
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Residents of peaceful Pebbles Court, Homesville, are being used unknowingly as test experiments for a new 'Body Drug' that causes rapid body decomposition (melting skin etc.) and painful death.

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The first phase is hallucinogenic... the second phase is glandular... and the third phase is... BODY MELT

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Horror | Comedy | Sci-Fi

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This film is considered an "Ozploitation" (Australian exploitation) picture. See more »

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spokeswoman: [first lines - commercial spot] In today's fast-moving world with its fast-moving lifestyles, you owe your body all the nourishment, energy, and sensational pleasure it deserves. Vimuvial, state of the art in health and leisure centers. Vimuvial will provide your whole family with health and leisure programs that will turn your annual holiday into an unforgettable revitalization of your well being. Come and find out what it's all about at Vimuvial.
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Written by Maria Kozic and Philip Brophy
Performed by Maria Kozic and THE MK-Sound
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Gory, yet funny, Sick, yet entrancing, a good first look at Australians....
12 February 1999 | by (Auckland, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

The second funniest horror/comedy I have ever seen, second only to Kiwi flick Dead Alive (aka Brain Dead). Special effects are corny, yet very well done. The plot isn't too involving, but doesn't fall apart and can be followed with ease. Great portrayal of your average Australian. Basically there's this company that tests it's hazardous products on a new neighbourhood causing havoc. Genitals explode, rednecks shove sticks up people, and pregnant women burst open and their placentas attack people. Superb! 8/10.


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