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Bone Daddy (1998)

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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Rodman
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Tarnower
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Leslie
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Cindy
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Mark
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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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Makes Silence of the Lambs look like a kiddies film.
3 June 2010 | by (Kenya) – See all my reviews

Suspenseful psychological thriller about a serial killer who claims to be a true character out of a fictionalized book about a twisted serial killer known as Bone Daddy, written by a retired medical examiner William H. Palmer. The book was based upon unsolved murders that William H. Palmer was working on.

Is the serial killer the true Bone Daddy or is he just getting his inspiration from the book by Palmer? Watch the film to find out.

Watch out, this film is not for the faint of heart as it portrays some of the most gruesome scenes ever witnessed before in a film of this genre.

The film stars notably Rutger Hauer (as William H. Palmer),Mimi Kuzyk (as Kim) and Blu Mankuma (as Trent).

The film is directed by Mario Azzopardi.


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