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Bone Daddy (1998)

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



(screenplay) (as Tom Szollosi)



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Kash ...
Kirsten Bishop ...
Kyra Azzopardi ...
Michael Caruana ...
Mort Jr.


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.


Crime | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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





Release Date:

19 June 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Palmer's Bones  »

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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!
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No don't pay!
11 February 2000 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Maybe worth a look if on a free movie channel, and you can't sleep, otherwise don't make the mistake I made and PAY to see it.

After a reasonable first half hour it just descends into a chase movie with very little thrills or horror and a weak finale. A film about a serial killer, where you only see ONE victim get polished off, is a poor return in my book - the tv series Millennium is much scarier than this.

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