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Lurking Fear (1994)

R | | Action, Horror | 27 July 1994 (USA)
The town of Leffert's Corners has been plagued by unearthly beings for decades, and now there is only a few people left, including the local priest and a woman traumatised by the death of ... See full summary »

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The town of Leffert's Corners has been plagued by unearthly beings for decades, and now there is only a few people left, including the local priest and a woman traumatised by the death of her sister. But when John Martense turns up to claim his illicit family fortune, with bad guys in pursuit, the last stand had become a lot more complicated. Supposedly based on the writings of H P Lovecraft. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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a battle against graveyard ghouls and the undead! See more »

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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27 July 1994 (USA)  »

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H.P. Lovecraft's Lurking Fear  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Writer/director C. Courtney Joyner wrote the role of Ms. Marlowe specifically with Allison Mackie in mind. See more »

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Ms. Marlowe: Money doesn't concern me.
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Edited into Tomb of Terror (2004) See more »

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you got some good actors and 5 dollars? make LURKING FEAR
30 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

When said viewer took a gander at LURKING FEAR, I couldn't believe I was watching Jon Finch(from my favorite version of MACBETH) and Jeffery Combs(REANIMATOR). LURKING FEAR is dull, contrived, stupid, and ultimately very pointless. Furthermore, the plot hardly resembles Lovecraft, and the electronic score is annoying.

As a horror fan, I was repelled. All of its attempts at humor made my stomach growl, and the horror scenes and effects were lame. If LURKING FEAR were just a bit smarter and had a more satisfying plotline, I could overlook that it is cheap. But, noone seems to mind how bad the film is. All the actors(including Ashley Lawrence from Hellraiser films)don't seem to care. Maybe the producers spent all their money on this cast, because they didn't seem to put more than five bucks into the production budget. Avoid this one, everyone. Its a real bomb.


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