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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 ... 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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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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Without Love or Craft
1 November 2001 | by (Minnesota, USA) – See all my reviews

This witless exercise isn't an HP Lovecraft adaptation so much as a shameless grave robbery. Even the presence of horror cult favorite Jeffrey Combs (wasted in a minor role) can't save the halting story or painful dialogue. Producer Charles Band can do a fun Lovecraft movie (see Re-Animator and From Beyond, both made a decade earlier). But his Full Moon studio is better known for sleazy camp, and that touch is grubbily all over this film: "I'll bet you're a lousy lay -- no energy!" sneers one woman character fighting another in a tacked-on mud wrestling scene. There was apparently a bit of a budget, a few mildly interesting sets were assembled, and the opening sequence hints at what might have been a passable B-movie; the rest holds no interest at all.


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