Basket Case (1982)

Director
Frank Henenlotter

Main cast
Kevin Van Hentenryck; Terri Susan Smith; Beverly Bonner; Robert Vogel; Diana Browne

Genres
Horror, Comedy

Description
A young man carrying a big basket that contains his deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will.


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