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Old 08-19-03, 01:33 AM
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Movies that feature the "delayed body slice" effect

I'm not exactly what the term for this effect is, but I'm sure you've seen it. A person is cut with an ultra sharp object, looks normal for a few moments, and then falls apart into 2 or more pieces. 99% of the time the effect comes off as looking very cheesy.

Here are the movies I can remember off the top of my head (MILD SPOILERS):

Equilibrium (face sliced off with sword)
Final Destination 2 (barbed wire)
Resident Evil (laser grid)
Johnny Mnemonic (laser whip)
No Escape ("Now that's funny!")
Interview with the Vampire (I think I remember a scythe?)
Cube (I think, it's been a while)

Any others?
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Ghost Ship had a great opening scene that did this.
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The Ghost Ship scene was disturbing.
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Originally posted by Shonn
Ghost Ship had a great opening scene that did this.
That one has to be the king of all the body slice scenes. Very well done.

I've always liked this effect, and it's been around for quite a while. It seems like after Ghost Ship it's being done more and more though.
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Second for thinking the Ghost Ship scene as disturbing but very well done.

I think the Resident Evil scene was also very effective.
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Blade II -
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Rienhardt's death

Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust - Meyer Link is sliced down the middle. He falls to the floor and one part slides a bit. Then he pulls himself back together!

Happens a lot with vampires, I see. Garlic, Stakes, daylight, delayed body slice effects.
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I think Lone Wolf & Cub had one.
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Where?!
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Originally posted by Cusm
Princess Bride?
Um, no. It's PG for one thing.
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Originally posted by majorjoe23
I think Lone Wolf & Cub had one.
The series of movies actually has quite a few of them.
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