The Hand Movie Review

Yeah, Michael Caine made horror. In fact, it's hard to imagine anything more terrifying from the early '80s than that creepy, lopped-off hand crawling around and strangling people as Caine's ex-comic book artist (who lost his hand in a gruesome car accident) takes his aggressions out on the world around him. The rest of the movie (directed by Oliver Stone, no less) is a bit of a throwaway, just scene after scene of people getting murdered by an armless hand and then Caine obliviously wondering what the hell's going on. In the end, we're left to believe that there is no "hand," just Caine's traumatized self-slash-alter ego doing the killing... or is it? Stone offers a commentary track on the DVD if you decide you care enough to try to figure it out.

Cast & Crew

Director :

Producer : Edward R. Pressman

Starring : , Andrea Marcovicci, Annie McEnroe, ,

Comments

The Hand Rating

" Weak "

Rating: R, 1981

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