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Body Melt (1993)

Residents of peaceful Pebbles Court, Homesville, are being used unknowingly as test experiments for a new 'Body Drug' that causes rapid body decomposition (melting skin etc.) and painful death.

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Philip Brophy

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Philip Brophy (screenplay), Rod Bishop (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gerard Kennedy Gerard Kennedy ... Det. Sam Phillips
Andrew Daddo Andrew Daddo ... Johnno
Ian Smith ... Dr. Carrera
Regina Gaigalas ... Shaan
Vincent Gil ... Pud
Neil Foley ... Bab
Anthea Davis ... Slab
Matthew Newton ... Bronto
Lesley Baker Lesley Baker ... Mack
Amy Grove-Rogers Amy Grove-Rogers ... Old Woman
Adrian Wright ... Thompson Noble
Jillian Murray ... Angelica Noble
Ben Geurens ... Brandon Noble
Amanda Douge ... Elloise Noble
Brett Climo ... Brian Rand
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Residents of peaceful Pebbles Court, Homesville, are being used unknowingly as test experiments for a new 'Body Drug' that causes rapid body decomposition (melting skin etc.) and painful death.

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The first phase is hallucinogenic... the second phase is glandular... and the third phase is... BODY MELT

Genres:

Horror | Comedy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

AO | See all certifications »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 1994 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Body Trash See more »

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Budget:

AUD 1,600,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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References Friday the 13th Part III (1982) See more »

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Written by Maria Kozic and Philip Brophy
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Oz cinema at its best!
10 March 1999 | by skycladSee all my reviews

Take the cream of Australian soap actors, mix in a gore-packed script add a pinch of devilishly funny humour, stir, place in oven and garnish with delux Campness (and boy do I mean Camp with a capital C!).

A serious gore-filled horror film or a deliciously funny parody of one? BOTH and yet so much more! Ian Smith (Harold from Neighbours) steals the show as an evil Doctor so camp he makes Dr.Frank N'Furter (the Rocky Horror Picture Show) look straighter than a ruler!

Packed with wickedly vicious humour scream as people get (for want of a better word) "snotted" to death, laugh as the boy on the skateboard meets his final end and cry when the killer placenta from Hell goes on the rampage.

All in all a wonderful, light hearted comedy/splatter movie! WATCH IT NOW!!!


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