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Lucker the Necrophagous (1986)
"Lucker" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  1986 (Belgium)
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A serial killer awakens from a coma and escapes from a mental hospital to kill a survivor of his slayings years ago, all the while stalking, terrifying, and killing women on the way.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Van Suyt ...
John Lucker
Helga Vandevelde ...
Let Jotts ...
Prostitute
Marie Claes ...
Sharon
Martine Scherre ...
Christine
Carry Van Middel ...
An
John Edwards ...
Friend
Tony Castillo ...
Dealer
Veerle Dendooven ...
Nurse
Frans Schepens ...
Agent
Werner Onre ...
Man reading newspaper
Nico Karadjian ...
Dealer
Eddy Cosaert ...
Driver
Heidi Callewaart ...
Video customer
Francis Impe
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Storyline

John Lucker is a serial rapist/murderer with a necrophilia fetish. Eight years ago, he went on a killing spree that took eight victims, until he was finally caught and institutionalized. Now he's been put in a private clinic after attempting suicide during a mental hospital transfer. He awakens from his drugged state to kill his two nurses, and then heads in for the town. When he hears on the news that one of his victims, Cathy Jordan had survived his rampage eight years ago, he becomes furious, and that rage becomes infested as a physical psychosis that can only be relieved by killing more women as he heads to kill his survivor. One the corpses he keeps to "commit the deed" with a week later before returning on his search for Cathy. He kills one woman and captures another on the way, and then finds Cathy. He psychologically torments both women, but Cathy is able to get away. Lucker, now furious, heads off to settle the score once and for all... Written by Helltopay27

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Your Death Is Only The Beginning!

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Horror | Thriller

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Release Date:

1986 (Belgium)  »

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BEF 30,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Writer/director Johan Vandewoestijne got money for financing the movie by not telling the fiscal backers the complete details of the story. See more »

Goofs

The lights in the bar change from red to blue in between shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Nurse: What's wrong with him?
Bobby: Suicide attempt.
Nurse: Hmm. Who is this guy, anyway?
Bobby: His name is John Lucker. A few years ago, he murdered eight girls. Raped them afterwards. And when I mean afterwards, I mean while some of the corpses were decomposing!
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Referenced in Nekromantik (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Lucker (is a killer)
Written by Johan Minjauw, Chris Minjauw and François Lamoral
Performed by John Minch
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Disgusting crap.
25 September 2003 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Lucker the Necrophagus" is total garbage on any other level than the sicko/puke level on which it definitely succeeds.The film is loaded with gore and violence,but there is plenty of boring scenes too.The murders are quite explicit and misogynistic,but the sickest and most nauseating scene is the necrophilia scene that comes near the end.It is ten times sicker and more off-putting than anything Buttgereit ever filmed.You know in Lucker's case,the rotting body is also filled with worms and maggots and some disgusting pus that this sicko rapist licks from his hands.Then he,of course,makes love to the body and this thing really made my stomach angry and if I had eaten something I would have probably been forced to turn my head off immediately because this scene is so sick and repellent."Lucker" is nothing but exploitation,and as sick as that can be.The gore effects are well-done and the music is occasionally pretty good.Worth watching only for fans of seedy exploitation flicks.


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