Idle Hands (1999)

Germany, USA,
35mm, 1.85:1
Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS, English

A German/American comedy horror film directed by Rodman Flender.

Plot Summary

On , teenage slacker Anton Tobias finds that his parents have been turned into Halloween decorations and that his right hand has developed a mind of its own. With the help of his recently deceased friends Pnub and Mick he tries to win the heart of the girl of his dreams while trying to keep the murderous hand under control.


Directed by: Rodman Flender
© 1999 Global Entertainment Productions GmbH & Co. Medien KG
Columbia Pictures presents a Licht/Mueller Film Corporation production. A Team Todd production
Author: Global Entertainment Productions GmbH & Co. Medien KG
Executive Producer: Jeffrey Sudzin
Produced by: Andrew Licht and Jeffrey A. Mueller, Suzanne Todd and Jennifer Todd
Written by: Terri Hughes & Ron Milbauer
Director of Photography: Christopher Baffa
Edited by: Stephen E. Rivkin
Music by: Graeme Revell
Production Mixer: Joseph Geisinger
Wardrobe Supervisor: Julia Caston
Make-up Supervisor: Scott Eddo
Hair Supervisor: Janice Alexander
Special Make-up Effects Designed and Created by: Greg Cannom
Special Effects: Lou Carlucci
Visual Effects: VCE, Inc. Crew
Production Designed by: Greg Melton

Devon Sawa (Anton [Tobias])
Seth Green (Mick)
Elden Henson (Pnub)
Jessica Alba (Molly)
Steve Van Wormer (Curtis)
Fred Willard (dad)
Jack Noseworthy (Randy)
Vivica A. Fox (Debi [LeCure])
Christopher Hart (the hand)
Katie Wright (Tanya)
Sean Whalen (McMacy)
Nick Sadler (Ruck)
Connie Ray (mom)
Kelly Monaco (Tiffany)
Timothy Stack (Principal Tidwell)
Joey Slotnick (Burger Jungle manager)
Tom Delonge (drive thru jockey)
Sabrina Lu (news reporter)
Kyle Gass (Burger Jungle guy)
Mindy Sterling (lady bowler)
Donna Scott (nurse)
Randy Oglesby (Sheriff Buchanan)
Molly Maslin, Carl Gabriel Yorke (chaperones)
Dexter Holland (band lead singer)
The Offspring (the band)

Alternative Titles

El diablo metió la mano – Argentine, Mexican, Peruvian, Spanish title
Giovani diavoli – Italy
To heri pou skotonei – Greek DVD title
Kéz-örület – Hungary
Die Killerhand – Germany title
Levottomat kädet – Finland
La Main meurtrière – French Canadian title
La Main qui tue – France
As Mãos do Diabo – Portuguese video title

See also
Beavis and Butt-Head (1993-1997)
Braindead (1992)
Carrie (1976)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Evil Dead II (1987)
The Hand (1981)
Mighty Joe Young (1998)
Re-Animator (1985)
Scream (1996)
The Shining (1980)
South Park (1997-)
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

Includes extracts from
Glen or Glenda (1953)
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Dawn of the Dead (1978)