Body Chemistry 4: Full Exposure (1995) from Tuna

Body Chemistry 4 (1995) is the most recent in the Body Chemistry series. The original was a B grade thriller, sort of a Fatal Attraction rip-off, with a premise that sort of worked. Claire Archer was a research Psychologist with a few kinks. She liked dangerous sex, including risk of getting caught, bondage, and a little pain. She had a sense of which men were also vulnerable to this approach, and chose married men. When she made their life hell, they tried to end the relationship, and Claire did them in. In the sequel, there was more nudity and less violence, but the theme was mostly intact. With the threequel, they transitioned to a pretty good softcore, but lost the dangerous sex aspect. With the fourth one, they had a chance to go out on a high note, but I guess they are going to keep trying to milk this bull forever. 
As the movie opens, they repeat the ending of number three, except that they add an eyewitness to her final two killings. Dr. Claire, who has morphed yet again into Shannon Tweed, is to be charged with murder. She hires the best defense attorney she can find, and seduces him. Same old story, he gets fed up and tries to break it off, Dr. Claire adds to her body count. The lawyers wife, Leslie Ryan shows breasts and buns, the first time in the series that Mrs. Victim gets naked. Tweed shows breasts, buns and a hint of bush. 


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Had they convicted Dr. Claire, and maybe had the wife outsmart her, they could have made a good soft-core thriller/courtroom drama, and ended it with the best film of the four. 

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Scoopy's notes:

This film was directed by Jim Wynorski, one of the supreme architects of the world of grade-b movies. Here are a few of his memorable contributions to the Walk of Shame:

  • Chopping Mall
  • Big Bad Mama II
  • Scream Queen Hot Tub Party
  • Ghoulies 4
  • The Bare Wench Project

The Critics Vote

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The People Vote ...

  • With their votes ... IMDB summary: IMDb voters score it 3.5
IMDb guideline: 7.5 usually indicates a level of excellence, about like three and a half stars from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm watchability, about like two and a half stars from the critics. The fives are generally not worthwhile unless they are really your kind of material, about like two stars from the critics. Films under five are generally awful even if you like that kind of film, equivalent to about one and a half stars from the critics or less, depending on just how far below five the rating is.

My own guideline: A means the movie is so good it will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not good enough to win you over if you hate the genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an open mind about this type of film. C means it will only appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover appeal. D means you'll hate it even if you like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if you love the genre. F means that the film is not only unappealing across-the-board, but technically inept as well.

Based on this description, this film is a C-.

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