Ireland will never be the same after Rawhead Rex, a particularly nasty demon, is released from his underground prison by an unwitting farmer. The film follows Rex's cross country rampage, while a man struggles to stop it.

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Howard Hallenbeck
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Elaine Hallenbeck
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Robbie Hallenbeck
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Minty Hallenbeck (as Cora Lunny)
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Declan O'Brien
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Niall O'Brien ...
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Ireland will never be the same after Rawhead Rex, a particularly nasty demon, is released from his underground prison by an unwitting farmer. The film follows Rex's cross country rampage, while a man struggles to stop it.

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He's Pure Evil. Pure Power. Pure Terror. See more »


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Hugh O'Conor and Cora Venus Lunny both receive "introducing" credits See more »

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Reporter: Are there any connections between the murders?
Det. Insp. Isaac Gissing: Yes. They're all dead.
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Referenced in Found (2012) See more »

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That Eastertide With Joy Was Bright
Lyrics by John M. Neale
Music by Michael Praetorius and George Ratcliffe Woodward
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21 October 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I've given this a 10 to bump up the average, because 4.2 doesn't reflect the core 'horror' quality that is a strong undercurrent to this movie. I saw Rawhead when I was quite a bit younger but all those who saw it with me said the same thing; that this movie contains a genuine flavor of something you can't quite put your finger on, but other directors / collectors of horror should take note of.

Don't dismiss this movie, its stupid on many levels, but like Evil Dead (One) contains that low budget horror magic that only a few directors can capture.

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