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

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Ryan: The first phase is hallucinogenic... the second phase is glandular... and the third phase is AHH, GAWD !
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Body Melt
Written by Maria Kozic and Philip Brophy
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hilarious parody of suburbia
30 May 2003 | by (florida) – See all my reviews

If you like Peter Jackson's earlier works, "Bad Taste" and "Braindead," you'll love this film as it works in the same vein. It's a great parody of the dull life of suburbia whose citizens seem to have no reason to live but would be willing to do whatever they can to live as long and as healthy as possible. They become unwitting guinea pigs of experimental drugs designed to create superhumans. Warning: it has some really gross scenes, but this is secondary. This is one of those rare B-movie horror films that actually tries to convey a message and pokes fun at itself at the same time.


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