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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.

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Palmer
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Sharon
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Stone
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Peter
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Cobb
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Trent
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Kim
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Leslie
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Hurwitz
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Mort Jr.
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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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19 June 1998 (USA)  »

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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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not your typical direct-to -video garbage
3 January 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a very fine movie in the serial killer genre, and certainly my favorite direct-to-video of 1998. Rutger Hauer has his best roles in years. It is suspenseful and very entertaining . Not too gory either. During the same week I rented a godawful film titled "Trail of a Serial Killer"-Please avoid. Before you start wondering too much about the reviewers taste in film, I did rent "Mr. Toad's Wild Ride" last week.In other words, I see just about everything. This could have been a decent theatrical release.


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