The Human Centipede

Dieter Laser, Ashley C. Williams, Ashlynn Yennie

Directed by Tom Six
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5 2
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5 2 0
April 29, 2010

This horror show from Dutch director Tom Six will be heaven for devotees of four-star torture porn and zero-star hell for everyone else. Hence the averaged-out rating. Plot: a nutjob German scientist, Dr. Heiter (Dieter Laser), locks two American babes (Ashley C. Williams, Ashlynn Yennie) and a Japanese tourist (Akihiro Kitamura) in his underground lab for a fiendish experiment that would make Jigsaw drop his jaw. Linking his victims by digestive tract, the good doc gives new meaning to the phrase "ass to mouth." His goal is to create a human centipede. And does he ever! The only way to react is by bringing a barf bag or a strong sense of gallows humor.

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