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Fantasy Horror Rated: 7+ (PG)19741h 33mOn: Rent or Buy Only

Malcolm Shanks is a sad and lonely man, deaf, mute and living with his cruel sister and her husband, who delight in making him miserable. His only pleasure, it seems, is in making and controlling puppets. Thanks to his skill, he is offered a job as a lab assistant to Dr. Walker, who is working on ways to re-animate dead bodies by inserting electrodes at key nerve points and manipulating the bodies as if they were on strings. When the professor suddenly dies one night, Shanks gets the idea to apply their experimental results to a human body, and then to start exacting some revenge.Shanks featuring Marcel Marceau and Tsilla Chelton is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and available for rent or purchase on Prime Video. It's a fantasy and horror movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 5.7 (508 votes).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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Not available to watch free online.

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#66,957 Ranked Movie

#4657 Ranked in Fantasy Movies

#6196 Ranked in Horror Movies

Shanks has an average IMDb audience rating of 5.7 (508 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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