Body Bags
Body Bags (1993)

John Carpenter and Tobe Hooper directed this trio of shockers hosted by a small town coroner.

Rated: R
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Release Date: December 29, 1993
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78%
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
J.C. Maçek III
PopMatters

It's easy to see why Body Bags was something of a clone of Tales from the Crypt. But as a standalone film, Body Bags is Carpenter at his funniest, as director, composer and in his rare appearance as a lead actor.

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Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

Occasionally predictable but still has a significant amount of suspense, a healthy dose of black humor, and a number of good performances.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Not too shabby, but the masters of the genre could certainly have cooked up something more tasty.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

As a compilation, it's only a mediocre horror effort.

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

See it for Mark Hamill going nutzoid.

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Nathan Rabin
The Dissolve

Even with the impressive talent assembled in front of and behind the camera, and a healthy budget for a television movie, Body Bags is still little more than an agreeable lark.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

High-powered modern horror directors and a good cast, but not much to it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
Ken Stachnik
The first cameo-rich part of this anthology isn't half bad, the others are passable, but not great. The super off pairing of Mark Hamil and TWIGGY almost… More
_kelly .King
Belongs on the scifi channel, where I first saw it as a kid. Though I understand the desire to appear in your own movies, I don't think John Carpenter does… More
Conner Rainwater
Not particularly amazing stories on their own, but together they make for a really cool tv movie. The whole style is just so incredibly 90s, what with the crazy… More
Leo L
Great!
David Ladd
Movie-buffs (and perhaps horror fanatics in particular) are strange and unpredictable beings, aren't they? Most of the time we're extremely skeptical… More