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Lurking Fear (1994)

 -  Action | Horror  -  27 July 1994 (USA)
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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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Christopher Lee had also been considered for a role in the film, but was too expensive to hire. See more »

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Cathryn Farrell: Hellfire - just like Poole said.
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Lurking Fear...more like Lurking Boredom
3 April 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie has buried treasure, gangsters, monsters under a town, is based off of an H.P. Lovecraft story, and stars Jeffery Combs (Re-Animator). Sounds fun right? Wrong. This movie has everything going for it but it fails miserably. The lack of execution is pretty blatant, from the editing, directing and acting, it all falls flat. Even the great Jeffery Combs could not rescue this pile of not so pleasant things. Our main character is probably the worst actor in the film but hey whatever. His character is just released from prison and is in search for his Dad's long lost buried treasure that just so happens to be buried in a town with a bunch of monsters hiding beneath the local cemetery. Eventually are Hero, a bunch of gangsters and some locals barricaded them selves in a church trying to survive from the monsters. This movie should of been Night of the living dead mix with evil dead, but instead we get a boring snooze fest. The reason why it fails is because its trying to be an action horror comedy, but fails at all three. At first glance the film seems interesting but it gets bogged down by its convoluted plot in the second act and you don't even care how this movie ends by the time you get to the third act. The only entertainment in this movie is Jeffery Combs. He is plain awesome. This movie is for Jeffery Combs completist only.

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