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Chicago homicide detectives John Prudhome and Andrew "Andy" Hollingsworth are assigned to investigate a gruesome murder, and both become entangled in the plot of a serial killer whose goal is to recreate the body of Christ.

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Detective John Prudhomme, a Cajun transplanted to Chicago, is assigned to investigate the savage murder of a man who has bled to death from a severed arm. A message, "He Is Coming", written in blood on the victim's window is a dark, forboding clue of his task. After two more victims with missing body parts are discovered, Prudhomme realizes he is on the trail of a serial killer who is using the missing body parts to reconstruct the body of Christ...just in time for Easter. As Prudhomme struggles to catch the zealot-murderer, he is haunted by the death of his son, his continued estrangement from his wife, and his wavering faith in God. Written by Adam Thomas <adam_g_thomas@yahoo.com>

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Rated R for strong violence/gore, language and some nudity | See all certifications »
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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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The leg cutting sequence was edited to avoid an NC-17 rating. See more »

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Hollinsworth gets shot in his left leg, which is subsequently amputated and stolen, but the gunshot wound is in the right leg of the "finished" Jesus figure. See more »

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John Prudhomme: Do you have any idea how difficult it is to get away with murder? There are fifty ways to fuck up a crime and if you can think of twenty of them, you're a genius. So far, this guy is batting a thousand.
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Worth The Wait.
20 September 1999 | by (Athens, Ohio) – See all my reviews

I have waited over a year for this movie, and finally I saw it. It was better then I expected. Other then the lame C.H.I.P.S esque ending (i.e. the final scene) it caught as a great movie. The story line, the plot the dialogue were all up to par with the best of the thriller department and in the past few years I've grown sick of these movie we have been subjugated to. Its nice the see a movie that keeps you a bit off guard, offends you faith, disgusts your stomach and yet at the end leaves you satisfied. I suggest viewing the film. But please, its not Seven and don't compare the two. Lambert is far better in this movie then Pitt was in Seven.


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