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Amputation in movies: I, Robot

While Bicentennial Man (1999) is a great movie of its own and one of the most precise book-based picture Hollywood ever produced, another Asimov’s plot, I, Robot, is one big sci-fi failure.

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Top Movie Hand Prosthesis

Artificial arms in movies are quite rare, and are mostly reserved to pirate-themed films. Nevertheless, such pictures do exist.

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Regeneration

Visual amputation of fat: Spanx

The commonplace fact is that our lifestyle and eating habits evolve us into fat miserable creatures.
Many try to cash in on that.

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Regeneration

The Island (2005) movie: Body parts

Modern world is a global Roman Empire.

Remember, their citizens were lumpens living off free bread, and most of the work was done by slaves?

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Amputation in movies: House M.D.

So, House M.D. is officially over. I became a fan of the series in 2009, when House M.D. was at its peak.

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Amputation in movies: Phantom Pain

Phantom Pain is a 2009 German movie, starring Til Schweiger.

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Amputation in video games: Dead Space Extraction

Dead Space is a video game, entirely dedicated to cutting off limbs.
This is one the best game series in recent years.

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Voluntary amputation for easier gadget usage

Some time ago, a few source reported of a man who went through finger size reduce procedure to use his iPhone.
Cut fingers to use the iphone
Thomas Martel, a 28-year-old fat guy from Denver, always had troubles hitting tiny buttons with his huge hands. The iPhone was the last straw, and he applied for thumb tissue amputation in order to use the touchscreen interface.

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Regeneration

Amputation in movies: Millennium (1989)

A nice late 1980’s movie on time travel, featuring a cripple.
Amputation leg cripple from Millennium 1989
This guy in wheelchair doesn’t seem to have any legs.

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Regeneration

The Fifth Element movie: Full regeneration of lost organs and bodyparts

This is a dream sequence for people who have injured or lost fingers, limbs or organs:The Fifthe Element
The Fifth Element was released in 1997 and the CGI looks dated now, but the costumes by Jean Paul Gaultier are still too haute couture for everyday wear. Anyway, the concept behind this scene is fascinating.