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Doctor Hackenstein (1988)

Dr. Hackenstein is a genial but somewhat misguided scientist. He murders the locals for their body parts, but it's not for power or scientific research; he just needs them to put his wife back together.

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David Muir David Muir ... Dr. Elliot Hackenstein
Michael Ensign ... Dean Slesinger
Cathy Cahn ... Yolanda (as Catherine Cahn)
Stacey Travis ... Melanie Victor
Dyanne DiRosario Dyanne DiRosario ... Wendy
Catherine Davis Cox Catherine Davis Cox ... Leslie
John Alexis John Alexis ... Alex
Logan Ramsey ... Xavier Rhodes
Anne Ramsey ... Ruby Rhodes
William Schreiner William Schreiner ... Detective Olin
Phyllis Diller ... Mrs. Trilling
Jeff Rector ... Officer Robbins
Sylvia Lee Baker Sylvia Lee Baker ... Sheila
Christy Botkin Christy Botkin ... Sheila's Voice (voice)
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Dr. Hackenstein is a genial but somewhat misguided scientist. He murders the locals for their body parts, but it's not for power or scientific research; he just needs them to put his wife back together.

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11 June 2003 | by Son_of_MansfieldSee all my reviews

This movie features an o.k. score and a not bad performance by David Muir as Dr. Hackenstein. The beginning and end credits show along with the most of the actors and the "special effects" that this is a low budget movie. There is nothing in this movie that you could not find in other mad scientist, horror/comedy, or low budget movies. Not special for any nude scene buffs or bad movie lovers either. This movie is simply here. Anne Ramsey and Phillis Diller are nothing to get excited about as well. If you are curious as I was and can actually find this, you will realize the truth of the one line summary.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

25 January 1989 (USA) See more »

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