The Hand

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"Nothing Will Prepare You For THE HAND."
  • R
  • 1981
  • 1 hr 44 min
  • 5.5  (6,573)
  • 59

In the 1981 horror-thriller film, The Hand, Michael Caine takes on the role of Jonathon Lansdale, a successful cartoonist who loses his right hand in a car accident. Struggling to cope with the loss, Jonathon’s life rapidly spirals out of control as he loses his wife and career. Despite his struggles, Jonathon finds himself slowly stabilizing and regaining his creativity, which begins to manifest in the form of a disembodied hand that appears to have a life of its own. The hand begins to haunt Jonathon and turns homicidal, and he fears that he may be responsible for the string of murders that begin to occur in his town.

As the body count rises, Jonathon is forced to confront his darkest fears and come face to face with the person he has become. The Hand is a psychological journey into the mind of a struggling artist, exploring themes of loss, trauma, and the human psyche.

In addition to Caine, Andrea Marcovicci and Annie McEnroe give standout performances as Anne and Stella, two women caught up in Jonathon’s world. The film is directed by Oliver Stone, and his signature style is evident throughout, with heavy use of vivid colors, evocative music, and sharp editing.

The Hand is a slow-burning thriller filled with tension and terror, and it keeps audiences on the edge of their seats until the very end. Whether you’re a fan of horror films or simply appreciate a good psychological thriller, The Hand is a must-see film that will leave you pondering long after the credits roll.

With its strong cast, thought-provoking storyline, and deft direction, The Hand remains an iconic film of the horror-thriller genre. If you’re looking for a movie that will keep you guessing until the very end, this is the one for you.

The Hand is a 1981 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 44 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.5 and a MetaScore of 59.

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    5.5  (6,573)
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