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Bone Daddy (1998)

 -  Crime | Horror | Thriller  -  19 June 1998 (USA)
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A pathologist's book about his work is a good recipe for sick people.

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Doctor Palmer, a former pathologist, wrote a fictional book based on his real cases. In the book, the madman gets caught, but in reality he is still uncaught. After the book is released, Palmer's editor is kidnapped. Palmer soon is sent a present containing a page of his book, and a bone from his editor. Together with the police, Palmer tries to find his editor, who might still be alive. In addition, his own son becomes one of the main suspects. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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Dying is the easy way out.

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Rated R for strong violence and gore, and for language | See all certifications »
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William H. Palmer: I don't like your defensive attitude. It doesn't mean you are offended, it means you are insecure.
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Dutchman w/ a Trenchcoat
25 May 1999 | by (Syracuse, NY) – See all my reviews

As the latest direct-to-video Rutger Hauer vehicle, most people will overlook this taut thriller and go for the flick that made it to theatres with a younger star they've heard of. This is an awful shame, because this is Hauer's most solid picture in a while. And it's been a long time coming. Hauer always delivers the goods, even when the rest of the film can't. Finally this film's plot and performances compliment Hauer's inimitable presence. He's second to none when it comes to portraying maverick, middle aged, burnt out/morally impaired, TRENCHCOAT wearing anti-heroes. And he's in fine form here as he triggers a psychopath with his book about a psychopath (the title character). The plot twists just keep coming, things never let up, unlike most DTV fodder.


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