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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
Ben Geurens ...
Brandon Noble
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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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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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Highway Star
Performed by Deep Purple
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disgusting, funny and meaningful satire. A must!
15 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

Even though this is not quite a satire, it's full of funny moments for all sickos and people with twisted sense of humour. Some australian reviewers inform us that some of the cast are well known in Australia from soap shows. That makes me really glad and the whole thing clearer! Really gross-out gore effects (i expected a bit more, though), really great photograph & depiction of an ausytralian suberb (even though i have never been there!) and a sequence of really entertaining scenes. This could be considered the definition of "high-time" for a bunch of friends drinking beer and laughing, but, to me, its this and much more.


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