Doctors are being murdered in bizarre manners - bats, bees, a killer frog mask, etc. - which represent the nine Biblical plagues of Egypt. The crimes are orchestrated by an organ-playing, demented madman (from his home base, replete with a clockwork orchestra and help from a beautiful, mute assistant). Detectives are stumped until they find that all the slain doctors once assisted a Dr. Vesalius on an unsuccessful operation involving the wife of organist Dr. Phibes, killed in a car crash upon learning of his wife's death. He couldn't be the culprit, could he?Written by
Ed Sutton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Phibes is a very cool character. He's not only a "mad doctor" at 100% but also one of the ultimate "bogey men". This guy is a genius, his mind is by far superior to everyone else's. At the same time, he's a psycho monster (disfigured and totally twisted) moved by "revenge". Phibes uses to hide himself into the darkness (he wears masks to reproduce his former human facade) and he's extremely...ehm... dangerous. There is a similar character. The unfogettable "DARKMAN", played by Liam Neeson and created by the evil mind of SAM RAIMI. Darkman is the definitive "bogey man", a disfigured psycho hero with unknown faculties, searching for revenge against his enemies who disfigured HIM. In the while, he can assume alternate identities with special syntethic skinned masks. In fact, he was a scientist, a genius. I advice YOU. Rent Phibes, then buy Darkman. You will be not disappointed by these two great heroes, surely the darkest movie characters in history. Both the movies are stunning Horror/action/adventure/drama/comedy mixs...please, don't miss them. Revenge is the medicine, of course.
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