MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,822 this week

Bone Daddy (1998)

 -  Crime | Horror | Thriller  -  19 June 1998 (USA)
5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 944 users  
Reviews: 20 user | 12 critic

A pathologist's book about his work is a good recipe for sick people.

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 36 titles
created 15 Jul 2011
 
a list of 280 titles
created 05 Oct 2011
 
a list of 24 titles
created 13 Apr 2012
 
a list of 34 titles
created 11 Mar 2013
 
a list of 591 titles
created 15 Aug 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Bone Daddy" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Bone Daddy (1998)

Bone Daddy (1998) on IMDb 5.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bone Daddy.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Omega Doom (1996)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

After earth is taken over by an army of robots, the small number of humans left are forced into hiding. In the nuclear winter, only droids walk the face of the earth, in fear of the rumored... See full summary »

Director: Albert Pyun
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Shannon Whirry, Norbert Weisser
Tactical Assault (Video 1998)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A deranged Air Force pilot seeks to destroy the life of his former commander, who shot him down during the Gulf War to stop him from shooting on unauthorized and civilian targets.

Director: Mark Griffiths
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Robert Patrick, Isabel Glasser
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Jack London's classic story from 1903 about Buck, a dog kidnapped from his home in California and taken to the Yukon where he is mistreated until a prospector discovers him and relates to ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Svatek
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Bronwen Booth, Charles Edwin Powell
Flying Virus (2001)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

A journalist uncovers a government conspiracy to unleash virus-carrying killer bees that could wipe out humanity.

Director: Jeff Hare
Stars: Gabrielle Anwar, Craig Sheffer, Rutger Hauer
Crossworlds (Video 1996)
Action | Sci-Fi | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A young man discovers that his father was from another dimension and that he is the key to the operation of a crystal that can be the deciding factor in a war crossing the dimensions.

Director: Krishna Rao
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Josh Charles, Stuart Wilson
Lying in Wait (2001)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Young bachelor Babee is looking after his dead mother's estate when married couple Keith and Vera move in. Babee becomes attracted to them by the beautiful Vera and the risk taking Keith. ... See full summary »

Director: D. Shone Kirkpatrick
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Virginia Madsen, Thomas Newton
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

This movie features a character who is supposed to be the descendant of the character played by Steve McQueen in the television series of the same name. And like McQueen's Josh Randall, ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Sherman
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Gene Simmons, Robert Guillaume
Past Midnight (1991)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A man gets out of prison after 15 years for stabbing his wife to death, and his social worker becomes convinced he was innocent. As she researches his case, and interviews other people who ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Eliasberg
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Natasha Richardson, Clancy Brown
Mentor I (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A thought-provoking drama about the power that a famous university professor holds over his students and assistants.

Director: David Langlitz
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Matthew Davis, Dagmara Dominczyk
Drama | Thriller | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A woman trapped in a boring marriage begins an affair with a handsome man who seems able to read her mind. She doesn't know that he has broken into her house and read her diaries, where she... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Day Stewart
Stars: Steven Bauer, Barbara Williams, John Getz
Tempesta (2004)
Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

An American art appraiser, Patrick Donovan, is sent to Venice to evaluate three paintings belonging to the famous Galleria dell'Accademia. The company that insures the paintings has hired ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Disney
Stars: Scot Williams, Natalia Verbeke, Rutger Hauer
A Breed Apart (1984)
Drama | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A conservationist and a widow meet a mountain climber hired to steal bald-eagle eggs.

Director: Philippe Mora
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Powers Boothe, Kathleen Turner
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Palmer
...
Sharon
...
Stone
...
Peter
Robin Gammell ...
Cobb
...
Trent
...
Kim
Wayne Best ...
Rodman
Daniel Kash ...
Rocky
...
Tarnower
Kirsten Bishop ...
Leslie
Kyra Azzopardi ...
Cindy
...
Mark
...
Hurwitz
...
Mort Jr.
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Dying is the easy way out.

Genres:

Crime | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and gore, and for language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

19 June 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Palmer's Bones  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Stone: [ranting to a imobilised Peter] He had to nerve to fuck with my masterpiece!
[flips through the pages of 'Bone Daddy']
Stone: Listen to this; Bone Daddy lived for the sensation he got from taking their lives
Peter: [mocking him] He got you down to a T! He saw through it! He saw right through you!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

very interesting
24 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

"Bone Daddy" is an interesting movie to say the least. I enjoyed this movie very much because it stars one of my new-found favorite actors in Rutger Hauer. Known for action movies, Hauer is quite different in his portrayal of a former medical examiner on the trail of a serial killer.

This is not your average serial killer movies, which is only one of a number of things that attracted me to this movie. Another thing that attracted me to "Bone Daddy" was the fact that the cast didn't seem to miss a beat in their performances. Everything seemed to roll along smoothly. Finally, the fact that the writers carefully plotted to disguise the identity of killer until the last scene (literally) was a stroke of genius. Though some may think it cliche to do this, I thought it worked.

"Bone Daddy" is a complex, nail biting and suspense filled thriller that combines action with drama. Rutger Hauer is at his best as is Barbara Williams. This deserves a look by everyone who is into mysteries and action. I hope you like it as much as I did.


1 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The ending of the movie???? tjzabolotny
Discuss Bone Daddy (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?