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The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009)

 -  Horror  -  28 April 2010 (USA)
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A mad scientist kidnaps and mutilates a trio of tourists in order to reassemble them into a human centipede, created by stitching their mouths to each others' rectums.

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Two pretty but ditsy American girls are on a road trip through Europe. In Germany, they end up alone at night with a broken car in the woods. They search for help and find an isolated villa. The next day, they awaken to find themselves trapped in a terrifying makeshift basement hospital along with a Japanese man. An older German man identifies himself as a retired surgeon specialized in separating Siamese twins. However, his three "patients" are not about to be separated but joined together in a horrific operation. He plans to be the first person to connect people via their gastric systems. By doing so, he plans to bring to life his sick lifetime fantasy, the human centipede. Written by Producer Ilona Six

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Their flesh is his fantasy. See more »

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Rated R for disturbing sadistic horror violence, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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€1,500,000 (estimated)

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$12,424 (USA) (30 April 2010)

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$181,467 (USA) (25 June 2010)
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The defecation in the mouth scene was done in a single take. See more »

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An Unnecessary Horror/Comedy With No Point
28 August 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The Human Centipede is shocking, horrific, and just totally unnecessary. I don't really think anyone wants to see people's mouth surgically altered to the anus. I'm surprised the actors agreed to go through with it...

As clarifying my opinion, there really was no point to this film. And I'm still trying to find out why Tom Six created this thing in the first place. He really needs help, what person in his right mind would create a movie involving people eating faeces right from the anus fresh. This doctor is just absolutely sick, what does he think will come from creating a human centipede via creating one gastric system. Is it really that interesting? The Human Centipede is a movie with no point only expressing the idea of people eating faeces. It's just wrong...


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