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Skinner (1993)

R | | Horror | 12 July 1995 (USA)
A decent-looking lad called Dennis Skinner rents an apartment in a couple's house, Kerry and Geoff. At night he roams the streets with a goodie-bag filled with knives looking for victims to... See full summary »

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Ivan Nagy
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ted Raimi ... Dennis Skinner
Ricki Lake ... Kerry Tate
David Warshofsky ... Geoff Tate
Richard Schiff ... Eddie
Traci Lords ... Heidi
Blaire Baron ... Gloria
Roberta Eaton Roberta Eaton ... Sandy
Christina Engelhardt ... Rachel (as Christina Englehardt)
Dewayne Williams Dewayne Williams ... Earl
Time Winters ... Night watchman
Frederika Kesten Frederika Kesten ... Suzanne
Sara Lee Froton Sara Lee Froton ... Young woman
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Storyline

A decent-looking lad called Dennis Skinner rents an apartment in a couple's house, Kerry and Geoff. At night he roams the streets with a goodie-bag filled with knives looking for victims to skin, constantly followed by the hobbling, wobbling junkie Heidi who was mutilated by him and is now looking for revenge. Dennis is attracted to Kerry and wants to show her the real him. Written by Paul Mesken <usurper@euronet.nl>

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Madness is Only Skin Deep See more »

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brutal bizarre violence and gore, and for some sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 July 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Skin Person Devil See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Digital video) | (R-rated cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Never released on VHS or DVD in the UK. See more »

Goofs

Dennis is shown skinning the corpse of a female. After he finishes with her back he turns her over. When he reaches for her head the "dead" actress closes her eyes when his hands get close. Her eyes had been open the entire scene. See more »

Quotes

Dennis Skinner: [closing his narration] Just like a father should
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Alternate Versions

The R-rated version sloppily removes most of the gore included in the unrated version. In the process, some of Dennis' speech about his father while skinning the blond prostitute was also trimmed. See more »

Connections

References The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) See more »

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Wonderful for a horror!
19 December 2000 | by hurstiantediteSee all my reviews

Anyone who's seen horror movies & loved them as gory as can be... You've got to see this one! I've always loved those movies where you couldn't guess the endings...& Ted Raimi is added pleasure!


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