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Pieces

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General:


Synopsis: This bloody slasher film from director Juan Piquer Simon concerns a chain-saw wielding madman who is roaming a college campus in search of human parts for a ghastly jigsaw puzzle. Stars Christopher George as a police Lieutenant and Lynda Day George as a police woman who goes undercover as a tennis instructor. Cult horror audiences will love this film that includes plenty of gore, unintentional humor and of course lots of gratuitous nudity.

Alternate Title(s): Mil Gritos Tiene La Noche

User Rating: 7.037.037.037.037.037.037.037.037.037.03 (1 vote) (More Details and Cast Your Vote)

Directed By: Juan Piquer Simon
Recommended Retail Price:
$USD24.95

Cast: Christopher George
Lynda Day George
Edmond Purdom
Paul Smith
Genre: Foreign / Horror /
Independent (Indie)
Running Time: 85 minutes
Year of Production: 1983
Disc Release Date: October 28, 2008


Editions:

There are 2 editions of this movie (including the current edition) in the current region (region Free)
There is 1 additional edition of this movie in other regions

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Extra Features:

  • New hi-definition anamorphic digital restoration of the original uncensored version
  • Optional Spanish soundtrack with original score by Librado Pastor
  • Special audio option - the Vine Theater Hollywood Experience!
  • Never before seen in-depth interviews with director Juan Piquer and genre superstar Paul L. Smith
  • Gallery of stills and poster art
  • Liner notes by legendary horror journalist Chas. Balun

Disc Information:

Disc: Type:
1: Single Sided, Dual Layer
2: Single Sided, Dual Layer


Disc Audio Information:

Track: Language: Details:
1: English Dolby Digital 5.1


Disc Subtitle Information:

English



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Video Rating:7777777777 You must login to register/view your ratings
Audio Rating:7777777777
Extras Rating:9999999999
Movie Rating:7777777777
Overall Rating:7.037.037.037.037.037.037.037.037.037.03
Number of Votes:1
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Exactly What You Think It Is
7.47.47.47.47.47.47.47.47.47.4

brandonearly, United States of America (Reviewer Ranking: 10) wrote this review on September 23, 2012:

Pieces is pure freak show exploitation, with an advertising campaign that sells the movie like a huckstering carnival barker. \"You Don\'t Have To Go To Texas For A Chainsaw Massacre!\" screams the tagline, and then the movie\'s poster even more bluntly promises \"It\'s Exactly What You Think It Is!\" The clear implication is that Pieces offers all the bad dialog, gratuitous nudity, and graphic violence you\'re looking for, all in one convenient package.
That package mostly delivers, and it does so with a charming lack of pretense. Director Juan Piquer Simon knew what he was making here and doesn\'t let a sense of decorum get in the way. Legend has it that during filming an actress actually lost control of her bladder during one take when a functioning prop chainsaw strayed dangerously near. That shot made it into the film\'s final cut, a testament to the aesthetic of tacky, unrefined showmanship that makes Pieces great.
Director Simon once stated, \"I don\'t know anyone who says \'I\'m going to make a bad movie.\' Nor do I know anyone who says \'I\'m going to make a work of art\' and makes it.\" Somehow, Pieces manages to be both bad movie and work of art at the same time. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre may be the undisputed masterpiece, but Pieces earns its place in the chainsaw movie pantheon by being devoid of delusions of grandeur and simply delivering what it promises. It truly is exactly what you think it is.

Video Rating: 7777777777
Audio Rating: 7777777777
Extras Rating: 9999999999
Movie Rating: 7777777777
Overall Rating: 7.47.47.47.47.47.47.47.47.47.4


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* brandonearly (Updated movie on September 23, 2012)

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